Scholarship contest kicks off with orientation Jan. 28
Upper Tumon, Guam, January 24, 2017- The Adkins Scholarship Foundation, privately funded by local businessman James L. and wife Rosita S. Adkins, announces its $20,000 scholarship contest aimed to minimize tuition costs and student debt for Guam students. Since 2005, the Adkins family, through their eponymous scholarship foundation has awarded cash & scholarship prizes to students who have definite plans to continue their education at a US Accredited university, college, or technical trade school in the career field of their choice.
The Foundation awards a total of $20,000 in cash & scholarship prizes to the top 3 finalists of their annual Research Project Contest. To be eligible, you must be a resident of Guam, a junior or senior attending any public, private, or Department of Defense high school on Guam or any college freshman who is on Guam or from Guam. This scholarship is a competition, which involves a written research project and an oral presentation from the top three finalists. The first place winner will receive $10,000. The second place $6,000 and the third place $4,000. $100 will be given to places four through ten. Each scholarship award will be divided into two parts and detailed information is available below.
1st place: $10,000. $4,000 is given directly to the student. $6,000 will be directly transferred to the higher learning institution of their choice to off-set tuition or any other school related expenses.
2nd place: $6,000. $2,500 is given directly to the student. $3,500 will be directly transferred to the higher learning institution of their choice to off-set tuition or any other school related expenses.
3rd place: $4,000. $1,000 is given directly to the student. $3,000 will be directly transferred to the higher learning institution of their choice to off-set tuition or any other school related expenses.
Applications for the 2017 Research Project Contest will be released on Saturday, January 28 at 10am at the J Adkins Building in Upper Tumon during an orientation. From that date, applications can be downloaded on the Foundation’s website: www.adkinsfoundation.org or via email request firstname.lastname@example.org. Updates and reminders via social on Facebook.com “Adkins Scholarship Foundation”. We actively solicit applications from students with outstanding scholastic ability and who are truly interested in pursuing their education.
Adkins Scholarship Foundation
2017 Research Project Contest
$20,000 will be awarded in cash & scholarship prizes
Eligibility requirements – Guam high school Juniors, Seniors and College Freshmen (on Guam or from Guam).
Applications will be available on January 28 at the orientation, and subsequently, online:
Application deadline is February 28, 2017.
1st place = $10,000 ($4,000 to student, $6,000 to higher learning institution)
2nd place = $6,000 ($2,500 to student, $3,500 to higher learning institution)
3rd place = $4,000 ($1,000 to student, $3,000 to higher learning institution)