Text regarding award Applicant must be a graduating senior or former graduate of Los Molinos High School who is planning to pursue a course of study leading to a degree or certificate in industrial technology or a building industry related trade field such as civil engineering or architecture. Applicant must also have maintained a 3.0 GPA for the 10th thru 12th grades and be able to demonstrate financial need.
AWARD: Award amount varies
PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION: Use the COMMON APPLICATION (Available on LMHS Scholarship Website) ** Please include all required materials
Required Materials (to be included with all applications) 1. Page #1 – Cover sheet that includes the name of the scholarship and your name 2. Page #2 - Completed Application 3. Page #3 - Student resume or profile 4. Page #4 - Personal statement of educational & career goals (300-500 words) 5. Page #5 - Attach an unofficial copy of your current 7 semester transcripts 6. Page #6 - Attach your FAFSA Confirmation page or Page 1 of your Student Aid Report 7. Page #7 - Attach a letter of recommendation from school personnel 8. Page #8 - Attach a letter of recommendation from someone other than school personnel 9. Page #9 – Attach – Attach signed terms and conditions of scholarship rules (see LMHS Scholarship Website for examples and procedures for requesting letters) ** Note: Students or parents may include a sealed explanation of any special problems or unusual circumstances which make it difficult to contribute towards this student's continuing education.
AWARD SELECTION: Award recipient will be notified to attend the Los Molinos High School Scholarship & Award Program which is held Tuesday, June 6, 2023 at 6PM.
DUE DATE: Submit the completed application to the Los Molinos Counseling Office on or before April 15. If April 15th falls on a day when the school is closed, the applications are due the first day the school is open after April 15th. Late applications cannot be accepted. Late applications cannot be accepted.
Please refer to the following pages for scholarship terms and conditions and signature page.
FRANK AND SYBIL FREYWALD VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP
I. NAME The scholarship shall be known as the FRANK AND SYBIL FREYWALD VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP. II. NUMBER AND AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP This scholarship normally shall be awarded to not more than one person annually except that, should the Scholarship Committee find that adequate funds are available from the proceeds of the investment, other worthy candidates may be considered. The monetary amount of the scholarship is to be determined by the Los Molinos Unified Board of Trustees. III. USE OF THE SCHOLARSHIP The scholarship is to be awarded to a worthy female or male recipient who will be or is pursuing a course of study leading to a degree or certificate in industrial technology or a building industry related trade field such as civil engineering or architecture. Agriculture is specifically excluded. The school where such studies are to be pursued shall be accredited and/or approved by the appropriate State Department of Education. IV. SCHOLARSHIP ELIGIBILITY To be eligible for the Frank and Sybil Freywald Vocational Scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: 1. Show promise in or be enrolled in a vocational/technical program of the Los Molinos High School. 2. Be in need of assistance to pursue worthy goals in a vocational trade or technical field. 3. Show a commitment to obtaining every possible free dollar for college by completing a FAFSA application yearly which will be shown by including either a confirmation of submission or page one of the Student Aid Report (SAR). 4. Be a member of the current year graduating class of the Los Molinos High School or a former graduate of the Los Molinos High School who has maintained at least a 3.0 grade point average for the 10th through 12th grade years in high school. 5. A continuing recipient may qualify for renewal of the scholarship upon presentation of a transcript of credit or other official evidence verifying at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average or better except in the first semester of study, a 2.5 grade point average will be acceptable. V. SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION 1. Scholarship application forms may be secured from the Counseling Office of the Los Molinos High School. Completed applications must be submitted to the Counseling Office on or before April 15 of the year of application in order for the applicant to be considered for the scholarship. Continuing recipients must submit an application with supporting data regarding school attendance, grades and units to the Los Molinos High School on or before April 15th of each year. Note: If April 15th falls on a day when the school is closed, the applications are due the first day the school is open after April 15th. 2. Prior graduates and/or recipients must submit an application with supporting data regarding school attendance to the Counseling Office of the Los Molinos High School on or before April 15th of the year of application. VI. SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE The scholarship committee shall be composed of the following Los Molinos High School personnel: 1. The principal and/or Superintendent of the Los Molinos High School. 2. Two teachers from Los Molinos High School. 3. Two members of the Los Molinos Unified School District Board of Trustees. 4. The counselor of Los Molinos High School. 5. Should a member of the scholarship committee be related to an applicant for the scholarship, that committee member shall be excused from deliberations for that year. Another member of the administration, faculty or member of the District Board of Trustees is to be selected to take that individual's place on the scholarship committee. 6. Decisions rendered by the committee shall be final. 7. The scholarship committee may adopt additional rules and regulations or modify existing rules and regulations providing that the basic intent of the fund, i.e. to assist worthy students in acquiring a certificate or degree in a trade or vocational field, not be modified. VII. SCHOLARSHIP TERMS AND CONDITIONS 1. The scholarship shall be awarded annually and may be renewed for a period not to exceed four years providing that the recipient remains in good standing at his or her school, college or university and meets all other scholarship conditions. 2. The amount of the scholarship for each recipient will be determined annually and will be dependent upon the amount of funding available from the proceeds of the funds invested and demonstrated need. 3. The award may be used only to defray expenses incident to the student’s attendance at a 4 year college, university, community college or trade school. 4. The recipient must maintain at least a 12 semester unit load or be certified as a full time student in a program leading to a degree or certificate in an industrial technology or vocational trade field (agriculture is specifically excluded). The recipient must maintain at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average for all courses taken except that in the first semester of study a 2.5 grade point average will be acceptable. Furthermore, the recipient must have a minimum 2.0 GPA for the most recent term regardless of cumulative GPA. Recipients must send official transcripts of record to the committee to verify that they are meeting the requirements of the scholarship as outlined in this document. It is the responsibility of the recipient to secure this verification and submit it to the committee in a timely fashion, otherwise payment of the fund will not occur. The scholarship is valid only while the recipient remains in good standing at the school of attendance. 5. The recipient will be paid on a semi-annual basis (October and February) upon presentation of verification data. Recipients who interrupt schooling in mid-term or who do not meet qualifications as specified in this document will be required to repay any funds received and agree to this stipulation as attested by the signature on the Agreement form. 6. Should injury or illness cause a student to withdraw from school, the award may be held for the recipient not to exceed one year. Should the recipient be drafted or choose to enroll into military service, the scholarship will be continued upon re-entry into any school, college, or university as provided above if the recipient enrolls within one year after discharge from the military service. Should the recipient take part in a church mission, AmeriCorps, or similar service-type activity, the scholarship will be continued upon re-entry into any school, college, or university as provided above if the recipient enrolls within one year after the completion of their mission or service commitment. The recipient is required to notify the scholarship committee in writing prior to the start of their military service or service commitment and must provide documentation verifying their military service or service commitment when such service is complete. 7. The scholarship must be used in the semester or quarter immediately following its award and the recipient must attend continuously without interruption except as described above. 8. Worthy applicants who are previous graduates of the Los Molinos High School and who in all other respects meet the requirements outlined in this document will be given consideration for scholarship funding. 9. Recipients who fail to meet terms for renewal may write a letter to the scholarship committee explaining any special circumstances and requiring “probation”. Probation MAY be granted to a student’s upon review of circumstances by the committee. When a student is in danger of failing or is advised by a counselor to drop a class, they are to contact the District Superintendent of the Los Molinos Unified School District. The committee realizes that sometimes circumstances arise that are beyond a student’s control. Each situation will be looked at individually.