Deadline: April 1, 2020
The Jerry D. Wilcox Community Engagement Scholarship is a $2,500 fall tuition award that recognizes an undergraduate international student who has demonstrated leadership in their undergraduate program through academic achievement; participation in campus and community organizations – particularly in leadership roles, and has made positive contributions to the campus community.
Thank you letters are required upon being selected for the Jerry D. Wilcox Community Engagement Scholarship. Awards will not be applied to recipients’ accounts until a thank you letter is received.
The application for the fall 2020 Jerry D. Wilcox Community Engagement Scholarship will be available March 1, 2020. The application deadline is April 1, 2020 by 5 pm.
In addition to the online application, the following documents are required for your application to be considered complete:
Applicants will need to provide an Essay of Involvement (500-1500 words, typed, double-spaced) that addresses all of the following points:
- Discuss the importance of leadership and community engagement as it relates to your own involvement
- Describe, with specific examples, the positive impact that your involvement has had on yourself, others, and the community
- Summarize the significant lessons that you have learned by participating in your listed activities (ex: how your experiences have helped you better understand U.S. culture, how your experiences have impacted the way you view issues in your home country, etc.)