2019 Scholarship Application
The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce will award a $1,000 scholarship to one high school senior.
Application Deadline April 26, 2019
Scholarship requirements: Applicant must reside in the Greater Springfield area-Burke, Fairfax Station, Franconia, Kingstowne, Laurel Hill, Lorton Station, Newington or Springfield; maintain a 3.0 GPA and college major must be business-related.
Finalists must be available to interview the afternoon of May 7, 2019.
(Please Print or Type)
Name (circle one) Miss/Mr.____________________________________________________________________
Address (include zip code)_____________________________________________________________________
Phone __________________________________________________ Date of Birth______________________
High School ______________________________________ Grade Point Average ______________________
School Address ___________________________________________________________________________
Do you participate in any business-affiliated clubs, groups, or extra-curricular activities (FBLA, DECA, Honor Society, etc.)? If so, please list. ______________________________________________________________
List the post-secondary school(s) or colleges(s) to which you have applied: ___________________________
Have you been accepted by any of the above institutions?_______________ Start Date? ________________
Have you chosen a major? _________ If so, what? ______________________________________________
Have you applied for, or been awarded, any other scholarships and/or financial assistance? ______________
If so, please give details: ____________________________________________________________________
How do you plan to finance the cost of your post-secondary school education? ________________________
Scholarship Application Essay Questions
(Please attach a separate sheet with your typed responses. answer each of the questions using 150 words or less per question.
- Considering your involvement in business related clubs and extra-curricular activities, what has given you the most valuable experience and why?
- What do you consider to be the biggest challenges facing business today?
- What community service projects have you been involved with in the past?
- Describe why you believe you deserve a scholarship from the Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce.
Please return completed application to
Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce
6434 Brandon Ave., Suite 208
Springfield, VA 22150