TR2 Committee



TR2 Committee Scholarship Criteria

The TR2 Committee (a not for profit organization) will select students from complete application packages received via Email and date/time stamped by February 28, 2017, 11:59pm CDT. Potential awardees will be notified by March 15, 2017 and expected to attend the TR2 Scholarship Award Brunch on April 15, 2017. For a list of awardees, visit us on the web: To Qualify: The TR2 Committee will select awardees based on the following criteria: 1) Legal permanent resident of the of the United States 2) High School graduate by the summer of 2017 3) High School grade point average of 2.5 or above (based on a 4.0 or above scale) along with report card and/or transcript for the 2016-2017 school year 4) Student must enroll in a US located accredited college or university in the fall of 2017 5) Current college students must carry a grade point average of 3.0 or above, along with an official transcript*  6) Students must agree to use the scholarship to assist with the cost of tuition, fees, books, room and board, computers, health insurance and other college-related expenses 7) Provide a non-returnable headshot photo of yourself (4x6 min.) Checklist – Before submission, make sure your application package includes: completed application, official transcript copy, college letter of acceptance, educator’s nomination letter, community service letter of recommendation, essay, and photo. For questions or additional information, send an e-mail to: [email protected]




NAME _____________________________________________________________ AGE ______

GENDER (M/F) ______ PHONE ____________________________________

ADDRESS/CITY/STATE/ZIP ____________________________________________________

EMAIL ______________________________________________________________________

GRADUATION DATE _________________________________________________________

HIGH SCHOOL/COLLEGE - CURRENTLY ATTENDING (NAME/CITY/STATE) _____________________________________________________________________________

COLLEGE YOU WILL BE ATTENDING - FALL 2017 (NAME/CITY/STATE) _____________________________________________________________________________

MAJOR/FIELD OF CONCENTRATION___________________________________________

Please provide the following:

1) Essay: Today, many of our communities are being ravaged by unwarranted violence, much of which is a result of individuals’ inability to resolve conflict, peaceably. In 300 words or less (typewritten), describe an incident you encountered in which you were able to use conflict resolution knowledge/skills to bring the situation to a peaceful resolve. How did you demonstrate your intellectual and leadership capabilities, and apply them, to help improve the lives of others?

2) Nomination letter from your educator

3) Recommendation letter from your active community service organization Email* complete application package with the subject line “(YOUR NAME) – 2017 Scholarship App” to: [email protected]

NOTE: All documents must be emailed*. Incomplete application packages will not be accepted for consideration.

*Official transcripts are accepted via mail/postmarked by 2-15-17 - mail to:  TR2 SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE * 9449 S KEDZIE #340 * EVERGREEN PARK, IL  60805

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