Foxboro Jaycees Scholarship in Memory of Fred George, Jr.

The Foxboro Jaycees are pleased to announce a 2019-20 Scholarship Program: a $500 scholarship will be awarded to an individual enrolled in a two or four year college, a technical institute, school of nursing, post graduate school or other accredited secondary program who demonstrates a commitment to community service.

Long time member of the Jaycees, Fred George, Jr. lost his battle to cancer in January 2019. He spent countless hours assisting with Jaycees community projects and embracing leadership roles when needed to do so. We remember him fondly as a loving father with a big heart, a wonderful role model who embodied Jaycees values. We are honored to present this scholarship in his memory.

Who is eligible for this scholarship?

Foxboro area applicants must be enrolled in a 2 or 4 year college, technical institute, school of nursing, post graduate school or other education program beyond high school. 

How does one apply for this scholarship?

Applicants must submit a typed application:

Foxboro Jaycees Scholarship Program
PO Box 169
Foxboro, Mass. 02035

Submissions may be emailed to scholarship@foxborojaycees.org

Contact us with questions! Email: scholarship@foxborojaycees.org

Scholarship Application Deadline

April 30, 2019

Application

Applications must be submitted by April 30, 2019

Complete the following:

Part 1:

Full Name:  

Maiden Name (if applicable):

Address:        

Telephone Number:

Email Address:

School Name:    

        Address:    

    Contact/Telephone:   

Are you a Jaycee or relative of a Jaycee?

If yes, please provide details.

Part 2:

Describe your career interests, goals and objectives. 

Part 3:

List and briefly describe your experiences with community service. Include the name and location of the organization, a contact person with phone number or a reference letter, and a brief description of your role.

Part 4:

The Jaycees Creed, adopted in 1946 by C. William Brownfield in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, concludes with a powerful statement: “service to humanity is the best work of life.”  Brownfield explained his inspiration for this line:”The life lived unselfishly grows richer, deeper, and fuller. Joy is more enduring and peace of mind, more certain. The world looks at the contribution such a life has made and marks the one who lived it as a benefactor of the race; yet he knows in truth the greater benefit has been his own.”

Please choose one of the following topics and write a short essay to share your insights about community service.

A. Please tell us about a community service project with which you have been involved, including the impact you believe you had on the community, and the impact of the project on you personally.

B. Describe how you see public service fitting in into your life while in college and after you graduate.

C. You are a member of a service organization which raises $1,000.00 to be used within your community. You are in charge of determining how the funds will be spent. What is your recommendation to the organization and how did you reach that conclusion?

Part 5:

Educational History (list or attach a resume)

Part 6:

Please attach transcripts. (high school, college, etc. )

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