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The CEW IV Foundation (CEWF) non-academic scholarship program is designed particularly to offer assistance to at-risk youth. Through the establishment of this program, financial support is provided to students in pursuit of their educational and career endeavors. Scholarship awards are based primarily on financial need for youth who have earned or are in the process of earning their high school diploma and/or are seeking an undergraduate degree from an accredited two or four-year college or university.

The scholarship program is administered by the CEWF Board of Directors. Interested students must meet the eligibility criteria and complete an application package in order to be considered. Selection of final recipients will be based on review criteria established by the board. The criteria for the CEWF Non-Academic Scholarship are outlined below.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

1. Must be a high school graduating senior or a continuing student (freshman through junior) enrolled in a college or university.

2. Must show evidence of current enrollment or plans to enroll in a college or university by September 2022.

3. Must have an official school transcript mailed directly from the school to the address listed below.

4. Must submit two (2) letters of recommendation or references. One letter must be from a school official (i.e. counselor, teacher, principal, etc.) The letters should be mailed to the address below with the applicant’s identifying information.

5. Must submit one of the following:

a. an essay of no fewer than 500 words (typed, double spaced) entitled “How do you anticipate this scholarship will benefit you?”, OR

b. a picture or video no longer than 3 minutes that demonstrates the student’s artistic or creative abilities (should be sent to empoweringyouth@cewfoundation.org with the applicant’s identifying information)

The application and all other required documents must be submitted electronically to empoweringyouth@cewfoundation.org or via mail and postmarked by June 30, 2022.

Incomplete application packages will not be considered.

MAIL DOCUMENTS TO:

The Clyde E. Woodroffe IV Foundation

P.O. Box 2286

Woodbridge, VA 22195

Contact empoweringyouth@cewfoundation.org with any questions