The go-to store for all the latest & exclusive sneakers, clothing & accessories, VILLA is giving back through the form of a tuition assistance scholarship. With all that has been happening throughout the world, VILLA felt it was important to remind our future successors that they do matter through their “I MATTER” scholarship, which ranges between $250 – $1000. The scholarship is geared towards high school seniors within any VILLA store location, that is accepted and/or enrolled in a college or university full-time, and currently maintaining a grade point average (GPA) of at least a 3.0.
VILLA is seeking to reward high school seniors based upon academic achievement, community service involvement, verbal communication skills, resume, and reference letter.
In order to apply for the “I MATTER” Scholarship, one must:
- Submit high school transcripts.
- Submit two letters of recommendation. Letters from relatives will not be accepted.
- Submit a type written resume (12 point font) detailing education, work experience (if applicable), accolades, achievements, extra-curricular activities, and community service/involvement.
- Submit 1-2 page essay on the following topic:In the wake of many racially stemmed incidents, individuals have supported various causes through the use of social media. Do you think this is a viable strategy for expressing ones views? If yes, how can this strategy be implemented, and what are the advantages? If no, why not, and what are the disadvantages? Also provide other strategies that can be explored, and provide insight on how these strategies can be implemented, in order to young people to properly express their voice.
The deadline to for ALL “I MATTER” Scholarships is Saturday, May 30, 2015. For additional information, visit www.ruvilla.com/scholarships and follow @ruvilla @imatterjtm @VillaChicago via Instagram.
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