Are you a high school senior graduating this year? Do you surf? Are you involved in water activities? Maybe a steward for the local environment? If you answered YES to any of these questions, then please take a look at our scholarship application below. We have an environmental scholarship and would love to award it to a deserving qualified local student. In an effort to support the future of our ocean centered community and its fragile ecosystem, OCSC will award up to $10,000 total in scholarships to our local high school seniors. We want to pass on the stoke to the next generation! If you think you would make a good Ocean City Surf Club scholarship candidate, please complete the application below. Please send completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to the address listed on the application. Good Luck!
OCSC Environmental Scholarship
Mission Statement: The Ocean City Surf Club was formed to celebrate our ocean community, its heritage and future. Firmly rooted in the rich surf history of Delaware, Maryland and Virginia, the “club” will support area youth through scholarship and mentoring; always fostering respect for others, the ocean and our fragile ecosystem. Young, old, local, visitor: all are welcome in this non-profit, beach-centered organization. The OCSC, its members and sponsors, shall make all effort to enhance our community with charity, service and proactive initiatives.
In an effort to support the future of our ocean centered community and its fragile eco-system, OCSC will award a $4000 scholarship. We realize that volunteering is its own reward; we also know it feels good to be recognized for your actions. And that’s why we sponsor this award. If you think you would make a good Ocean City Surf Club scholarship candidate, please complete this application and tell us about your volunteer efforts with OCSC or other local environmental group. Send it to the email or address listed on the application.
Good luck! And even if you don’t win a scholarship, we applaud your efforts to make your community and the world a better place.
Deadline: Completed applications and any supporting materials must be received by April 1st to OCSC as a complete packet together.
Eligible applicants are:
- Student in Worcester Co. School
- Volunteer experience with OCSC or other local environmental group or long term or ongoing environmental projects may be substituted
- Merit based
- High School senior
- Be entering college as full time student in fall of current year
- 3.0 GPA unweighted
- Significant and noteworthy accomplishments as volunteer.
- Complete application
- Official high school transcript (photo- copy accepted)
- Proof of acceptance in higher learning institution
- Two (2) letters of recommendations.
- One from sponsoring faculty member
- One from community service organization
- LETTERS MUST BE FROM TWO (2) DIFFERENT PEOPLE
Please feel free to submit any supporting materials that you think we should see, for example, newspaper clippings, photographs, awards, documentation of volunteer hours worked. Make sure that your name and phone number are on all additional materials. Anything you think would help us make our decision.