TALBOTT-KING SCHOLARSHIP Text regarding award Applicant must have a 3.0 GPA during 10th thru 12th grades. Ability, leadership and other personal characteristics are important. 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 a letter of recommendation from school personnel 7. Page #7 - Attach a letter of recommendation from someone other than school personnel (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 on Tuesday, June 6, 2023 at 6PM. DUE DATE: Submit the completed application to the Los Molinos Counseling Office on or before April 15.. Late applications cannot be accepted. TALBOTT-KING SCHOLARSHIP AWARD Name: In recognition of the past service of former Principal Mr. E.O. Talbott, and of the Teacher and Dean of Girls, Mrs. Bertha King, this scholarship award shall be known as the Talbott-King Scholarship Award. Award Amount: The award shall consist of a gift of $ 100.00 or more as may be determined by the committee each year. Purpose: It is the hope that this award may be continued annually in perpetuity and serve as a goal for aspiring students throughout their high school years and also be of material assistance to some student each year who might otherwise find it impossible to continue their education. In making this award, it is the belief that it is an investment, which will be returned many folds not only to the individual but also to our society. Use of Award: The award may be used only to defray any expenses incident to the student's attendance at a four year college, university, junior college, or professional, commercial, or trade school, which is accredited and (or) approved by the State Department of Education of the state wherein located or by another recognized authority at the discretion of the scholarship directors. Scholarship Eligibility: Any senior who graduates from Los Molinos High School with at least a "B" average (3.0 weighted GPA on a 4.0 scale) shall be eligible to apply and receive this award. Scholarship Application: Scholarship application forms may be secured from the Counseling Office of Los Molinos High School. Completed application forms must be submitted to the Counseling Office of Los Molinos High School no later than April 15th, of the year of graduation in order for the applicant to be considered for this award. This submission date may be changed to a later date if the Principal of the Los Molinos High School deems it necessary. Determination of Recipient: A. Sources of information: All available sources of information concerning each applicant will be considered, including school records, employment or work experience records, letters of inquiry and reference, personal knowledge concerning applicant and interview. B. Evaluation criteria: All applicants shall be evaluated on the basis of three criteria: 1. Ability: Based upon grade point average; recognized college or vocational school standardized tests; extra curricular activities; community involvement; and school faculty, organization and employer recommendations indicating the student will likely pursue their goal by furthering their education. 2. Incentive assistance: This factor is the degree of encouragement and assistance that will result from the award, toward the student's attainment of additional educational opportunities. All pertinent information relative to the student's desire to continue and to the other financial resources available to meet the student's desire will be considered. 3. Other personal characteristics: Any other personal characteristics, such as initiative, industry, persistence, leadership ability, personal and social adjustment, and others which might affect student success will be considered. It is the consensus that ability factors should receive prime consideration, with incentive assistance and personal characteristic factors receiving secondary consideration. C. Evaluation procedure: The Principal of Los Molinos High School shall make available to the directors of the scholarship fund all information (except confidential records) concerning each applicant as soon after April 15th as possible. This information will be held in strict confidence but will be circulated among the directors in order that they may examine each applicant's records fully and completely, and make any further inquiries they may desire. Pre-screening of written applications shall be done when twelve or more applicants apply to select ten students for interview. Balloting shall continue until one candidate has a majority of the votes cast with the lowest candidate being eliminated each time. 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. Scholarship Sponsors: All organizations interested in community service and youth welfare within the territory served by Los Molinos High School are invited to become sponsors of this award. Amended further to read as follows: "Admit established businesses of Los Molinos Unified School District to be representatives of the Talbott-King Scholarship Committee upon acceptance by the Scholarship Board of Directors." Date amended 5/20/70; 6/13/00. The present sponsor organizations are as follows: Woman's Club, Chamber of Commerce, Tehama Lions Club, Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, Kiwanis Club, and Methodist Women. It is hoped that all will join in our effort to make this program a success. Individuals of this community who, through their joint and individual efforts, give aid and support are the real sponsors. Board of Directors: The president or appointed representative of each participating organization shall be a member of the Board of Directors of the Talbott-King Scholarship Fund. The Principal of Los Molinos High School and the Secretary of the school board shall also be members of this board. The board of directors shall have full and complete powers respecting the administration of all funds, the making of all awards, board membership, and all other matters pertaining to the Talbott-King Scholarship Awards. By-Laws: 1. By-laws may be adopted by a majority vote of the directors. A quorum is a minimum of five members of the current or future members and at least 2/3 of any number exceeding 5 directors. 2. Each organization may raise its contribution in any way it may see fit. 3. The scholarship grant must be used the school year immediately following its award. 4. A Memorial Fund shall be established and all monies derived there from shall be given to the Scholarship Fund. 5. An organization must have donated a minimum of $25.00 to the scholarship fund in any given year to have their representative eligible to vote (to be reviewed annually). 6. To be eligible for an award, candidates must have at least a "B" average (3.0 weighted GPA on a 4.0 scale) during grades 10 through 12. 7. Payment of the scholarship shall be in two increments. One half shall be paid at the beginning of the semester and one half upon completion of the semester. The second half would not be paid if the semester is not completed. A semester and full time student shall successfully complete 12 units of credit with a minimum 2.00 GPA. Extension of time requested in writing by the student for unusual circumstances shall be determined by the President who may or may not request a meeting of the directors. LOS MOLINOS HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP FINANCIAL STATUS FORM Name: Date: Mailing Address: Phone: City: Zip: College or Vocational School Planning to Attend: Date Course will Begin: Date Course will End: Educational Goal (give name of course of study): At completion of course I will receive a Certificate, Diploma or a Degree (type of degree): Have you ever been, or do you expect to be the beneficiary of a scholarship or other award(s)? YES NO If yes, give name(s) and amount(s): NAME: AMOUNT: Have you applied for or are you receiving financial aid for the upcoming school year? YES NO Will you work while attending school? YES NO If yes, give estimated number of hours: Budget for full academic year of: How many months? Tuition and Fees (full academic year not monthly): Books and Supplies: Room and Board: I plan to live: In dorm Off Campus At Home Travel Expenses: Basic Living Expenses: TOTAL COST: I have read the scholarship rules and understand the commitments and obligations I must take upon myself. Signed_____________________________________________ Date___________________ (An applicant may submit letters of recommendation to supply information about his/her character, ability, and financial needs or unusual circumstances. Such letters are optional, but must be attached to this form) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SHOULD BE ATTACHED TO THE BACK OF THIS SHEET.