To celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Thirty-One Gifts, the company’s philanthropic fund – Thirty-One Gives – established the Cindy Monroe Values & Vision Endowed Scholarship with a $31,000 investment. This fund will support the development of girls in the Chattanooga, TN, community where Founder & CEO Cindy Monroe was born and raised, and also where the business was founded. Each year, the Cindy Monroe Values & Vision Endowed Scholarship will honor a girl in the Chattanooga area who embodies Cindy Monroe’s core values of building relationships, leadership and community involvement. The Cindy Monroe Values & Vision Endowed Scholarship will be awarded annually to a girl in the greater Chattanooga area who shares Cindy’s passion for dreaming big and helping others.
Eligible candidates must be a high-school junior or senior girl attending a public or private school in Hamilton County, Tennessee. Eligible candidates must maintain a GPA of 3.0 or better (based on a 4.0 scale) while in high school. Eligible candidates must plan to attend an accredited two- or four-year U.S. college or university as a full-time student beginning in the summer of fall immediately following high school graduation.
The total scholarship available is up to $12,400, in $3,100 increments over four years. Scholarship recipient will receive the renewable $3,100 grant for up to three additional years by providing a copy of the current college transcript each year and a copy of the academic schedule to ensure they maintain a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester, upon request by the Scholarship administrator.
Applications will be reviewed and scholarship will be awarded based on the following selection criteria:
Relationships (33.3%) – displays the ability to build strong and purposeful relationships with others
Leadership (33.3%) – leads by example both in and out of school
Community Service (33.3%) – is actively involved in addressing community issues through service
Before beginning your application:
1. Be prepared to upload a current copy of your high school transcript during the online application process.
2. Review the short response questions online at www.thirtyonegives.org/scholarship, and prepare your responses in advance to prevent losing any work during the online application process.
Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,
Num Awards: 1
Min Award: 3,100
Max Award: 12,400
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