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Corinne Jeannine Schillings Foundation

Like the evergreen... she is always awake and watching over us!

The Corinne Jeannine Schillings Foundation is dedicated to preserving the memory of Corinne Schillings by providing a living legacy through education.

Corinne & Cozy

July 1, 1977  -  March 6, 2004

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INITIAL Academic Scholarship to Study a Foreign Language

The Foundation awards scholarships to undergraduate college/university women who have attained at least the honor of Silver Award Girl Scout, and who plan to or are currently pursuing a major/minor in foreign language at a four year college/university.  The scholarship provides $1,500 per academic year.  The scholarship may be renewed three times following the initial award, for a total $6,000 maximum award. Scholarship renewal is not automatic, however.  Awardees must maintain a “B” or better grade point average overall and in a foreign language (3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or 4.0 on a 5.0 scale), and submit the renewal application and all required attachments each year. (NOTE: Awards are for undergraduate study ONLY)

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Guidelines

Place application materials IN the ORDER below.

Application and all support materials should be shipped in ONE package.

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1. Complete the INITIAL application.

2.  Provide a letter of recommendation from a Girl Scout volunteer or staff member who is not a relative.  The letter of recommendation MUST be written within the past six months, specifically for this scholarship, only ONE letter will be accepted.

3. Write an essay (see questions and guidelines on application form).

4. Show proof verifying receipt of the Girl Scout Silver or Gold Award. (See FAQ for further guidance).

5. Include a copy of the acceptance letter from the college/university (if not yet attending); or a copy of the current college transcript (if already attending).

6. Send proof (current transcript) that the overall grade point AND the grade point in a foreign language is at least a “B” (3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or 4.0 on a 5.0 scale).

7. Give proof that the major/minor will be (is) a foreign language.  (See FAQ for further guidance).

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Applications MUST ARRIVE no later than 5:00pm CST, on the deadline date!

Applications WILL NOT be accepted prior to March 15

Applications arriving after the deadline, for any reason, WILL NOT be considered!]

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