Diocese invites Applications for Mar Barnabas Educational Scholarship - Deadline Jan 15, 2012

The South-West Diocese of America is inviting applications from all 12th graders for the Mar Barnabas Educational Scholarship.  One applicant will be selected from each of the 5 regions in the Diocese Midwest, Northwest, South, Southeast an West regions, the maximum award per person is $1000. If there are 2 people selected in one region, the amount will be split.  The eligibility criterion are listed below so we encourage all senior students to apply.

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Eligibility Criteria:
1. 12th Grade students in the Diocese
2. Completed Application form

3. Supporting academic documents, GPA from school, ACT or SAT scores
4. 2 recommendation letters: Vicar, Sunday school principal or other spiritual organizations about the involvement in church activities
5. Recommendation letter: School principal or community leaders about the community/mission involvement or social awareness
6. Personal essay or "My Life after High school- personal, religious and social". Not more than 300 words.
Application and documents should be sent to the following address on or before Jan 15th, 2012
Diocese of South-West America
Attn: Scholarship Committee
3703 Chesterdale Dr.
Missouri City, TX 77459