Thomas Soldan Healthy Communities Scholarship

Eligibility and Selection Criteria
•This scholarship is open to a student currently enrolled in an accredited community college, undergraduate, or graduate program in the United States. This includes incoming first-year college students who are high school graduates or possess a GED.
•The scholarship candidate must possess a proven record of interest in healthy communities through past and present volunteer, professional, or educational experiences.
•All eligible candidates must be in good academic standing, maintaining a cumulative average grade of a B (3.0 GPA).

Application Requirements
•A resumé, that includes academic, professional, and volunteer experience
•A 500-word statement identifying the applicant and her or his past and future dedication to healthy communities and sustainable initiatives. The personal statement should make clear how the candidate would use his or her continued education to championaccessible and health- and local-activities programs.
•A current official transcript from the applicant’s school (NOTE: First-year college students may submit an official transcript from their most recent school, as well as an unofficial transcript from their current post-secondary institution.)
•This cover sheet (link opens in PDF).

The 2016 Thomas Soldan Healthy Communities Scholarship winner will be announced in May, 2016.

Application Deadline and Instructions

In order to be eligible, scholarship applicants must submit their FULL application (personal statement, transcript(s), and resumé) by US mail or fax. The official deadline for all application materials is March 1, 2016. Scholarship applicants may address fax or mail submissions to:

Thomas Soldan Healthy Communities Scholarship
Attn: Firm Administrator
20 West Market Street
Suite B
Leesburg, VA, 20176
Fax: 703-940-9145

If you have any questions, you can email