Van Zanten Scholarship

 

Henry A. Van Zanten Scholarship Application

Seniors who are interested in applying for these scholarships may pick-up an application from a guidance counselor or school administrator, download the application at www.cyedc.org, or stop by a Community YMCA branch:
Lansdowne YMCA - 2110 Garrett Road, Lansdowne, PA 19050
Ridley Area YMCA - 900 South Avenue, Secane, PA 19018
Springfield YMCA - 194 W. Sproul Rd, Springfield, PA 19064

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

(applicants must demonstrate the following):
• Good Academic Standing – submit a transcript indicating a G.P.A. of 3.0 or better.
• Good Character – a recommendation from a counselor, teacher, coach, or activity advisor indicating the applicant
demonstrates the YMCA’s core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect, and Responsibility in his/her interactions with
others.
• Positive YMCA Experience – a 250-300 word essay in which the applicant explains how the YMCA has positively
affected his/her life.

SCHOLARSHIP CONDITIONS

Recipients must use funds for continuing education purposes.

APPLICATION DEADLINE

The deadline for application is May 5, 2021. Scholarship recipients will be announced May 26, 2021. Family members of full-time YMCA Staff, YMCA Board of Directors or YMCA Foundation Board of Trustees are not eligible.

PLEASE ENCLOSE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION WITH YOUR APPLICATION

• A current transcript from your school indicating your most recent GPA.
• A recommendation from a counselor, teacher, coach, or other individual regarding your good character; recommendation should reference the YMCA’s four core values of caring, respect, honesty and responsibility.
• A 250-300 word essay explaining how the YMCA has positively affected your life.

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