Applicants must provide answers to the following two essay questions (maximum 500 words per essay). The document should clearly specify each answer by number. Essays will be scored based on quality, content, organization, and proper formatting, grammar, and spelling.
The essay should be submitted as one .pdf file that contains a cover page, is double-spaced and in 12-point Times New Roman font. Your viewpoint and the essay’s purpose should be clearly established and sustained. The essay should follow the conventions of Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.).
Deadline: To be considered for the award, SDI must be in receipt of all application documentation as noted above by the following deadline: By 11:59 pm Mountain Standard Time on November 30.
Award Procedures: Applicants will be notified of the committee’s decision approximately 30 days after the scholarship application deadline. The chosen recipient must respond within 30 days indicating their intent to accept the scholarship. Students that are awarded an SDI Scholarship are responsible for the charges obtained within the semester in which they are currently enrolled in. The SDI Scholarship will be awarded at the start of the next full semester after the approval date.
I hereby certify that the answers I have provided are true and correct and are my own work. I understand that my application cannot be processed until I submit my eligibility documentation and Recommendation Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org for approval.*
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