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Goddard School Pre-K and Kindergarten Graduates Are Eligible for a $10,000 College Scholarship.

THE ANTHONY A. MARTINO MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP


The Anthony A. Martino Memorial Scholarship is a $10,000 scholarship awarded to a senior in high school who graduated from The Goddard School and who demonstrates the work ethic and perseverance that exemplified Martino's commitment to his career, family and community.

SCHOLARSHIP RULES AND CRITERIA


The applicant must be a graduate of a Goddard School pre-kindergarten or kindergarten program. Goddard Systems, Inc. may verify the information the applicant provides.

The applicant must be a high school senior who is a U.S. citizen, a permanent resident or a non-U.S. citizen living legally in the United States.

The applicant must provide one 30- to 120-second video addressing the question, “How did your Goddard School experience influence your career path or education?” Videos longer than 120 seconds will not be considered, and the corresponding application will be considered incomplete. Video essays should be saved to a USB drive or DVD and mailed with the completed application.

The written essay and video submitted with each application must be the original work of the applicant and may not contain the work, including the intellectual property, of others, such as non-original music.

The applicant must submit a transcript from all high schools attended with his or her application. The transcripts must each indicate a cumulative GPA.

A completed scholarship application must be postmarked by March 11, 2016. Applications that are not complete (applications that do not have a completed and signed application, written essay, video essay and transcript(s)) by March 11, 2016 will not be considered. Mail scholarship applications to ATTN: Scholarship, Goddard Systems, Inc., 1016 West Ninth Ave., Suite 140, King of Prussia, PA 19406. The applicant should notify Goddard Systems, Inc. promptly if any of the information submitted on or with the application changes after its submission.

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the funds available and the applicants’ eligibility. The awards are for one year only.

The recipient must use the scholarship to study or train at an accredited college or university of the recipient’s choice, including vocational and technical training programs or associate and bachelor’s degree programs.

Relatives of Goddard Systems, Inc. employees, Goddard School franchisees or any Goddard School employees are not eligible.

The scholarship finalists will be selected based on their academic records, participation in school and community activities, honors, work experience, expressed goals and aspirations and the videos they submit. Financial need is not considered. The decisions of the scholarship committee relating to the selection are final, regardless of the results of any social media campaigns or activity, and information relating to the committee’s evaluation of any particular applicant will be confidential. The applicant agrees to accept the final decision of the scholarship committee.

The scholarship recipient will be selected without regard to race, age, gender, religion, political beliefs, employment status or any other factor that could constitute unfair or illegal discrimination.

The finalists for the scholarship will be selected and notified on or before April 4, 2016 and announced on Goddard System, Inc.'s social media accounts by April 25, 2016. The recipient will be selected and announced on or before May 10, 2016. Only one recipient will be selected.

The applications and other parts of the submitted application packages will not be returned to the applicants.

Goddard Systems, Inc. reserves the right to review the conditions and procedures of this scholarship and to make changes, which may include the termination of the scholarship, at any time.

Click here to download the 2016-2017 scholarship application.


Applications and transcripts must be mailed to ATTN: Scholarship, Goddard Systems, Inc., 1016 West Ninth Ave., Suite 140, King of Prussia, PA 19406 and postmarked by March 11, 2016.

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