Richard Holland Memorial Scholarship Program

Applications for the Richard Holland Memorial Scholarship Program are now being accepted. This program is open to students who are planning to to enroll or be enrolled in full time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university. This scholarship is available on annually.

Scholarship Description
Richard Holland was more than any one of these things- he was an infectious personality, a loyal teammate, a genuine smile, and a young soul. The Holland Family Legacy Foundation has established the Richard Holland Memorial Scholarship Fund to be awarded annually to a chosen qualified applicant.

Award Value
This scholarship is a $2,500 award, renewable for up to three additional years.

Level and Area of Studies
College or university level in any discipline.

Place of Study
The study will be taken at any college or university in the United States.

Eligibility and Criteria
In order to be eligible for the Richard Holland Memorial Scholarship, students must meet the requirements as follow:

  • 3.5 GPA (on 4.0 scale for High School applicant) or 3.0 GPA (on 4.0 scale for College applicant)
  • Plan to enroll or be enrolled in full time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university for the entire academic year

The following criteria will also be considered during the selection:

  • Prior academic performance, as reflected in grade point average
  • Performance on standardized aptitude tests such as SAT and ACT
  • Demonstrated leadership and personal attributes
  • Applicant’s goals and aspirations
  • Extracurricular activities, awards and recognition, special talents, and other noteworthy activities
  • Recommendation from a teacher and/or coach
  • Recommendation from a peer
  • Community Service
  • Work History
  • Financial need

Applicants’ Nationality
The citizens of the United States are welcome to apply.

Application Instruction
To apply, applicants must provide the material below:

  • Video Essay:Tell us something you are passionate about and why in a 3-5 minute video speech.
  • Personal Essay: Describe a specific experience and how that experience shaped you as an individual.
  • Adult and Peer Appraisal: Explain how the applicant has made an impact on your life or impacted others.
  • Transcript: Upload your high school transcripts.
  • Submission Deadline
    15 March every year.

    Website and Application Link

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