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2017 Scholarship Application

The BYU Management Society promotes standards of moral and ethical leadership.  Our Central Ohio Chapter scholarship program is one way we do this.  In 2017, the scholarship program will fund 10 awards totaling $10,000 to be used toward educational expenses.  Scholarships will be awarded to LDS students who will be attending a post-secondary school starting in the fall of 2017 as follows:

$3,000 -- Top scoring student overall

$2,000--  Next top scoring student

$1,000 – Next top two scoring incoming freshmen

$500 – Next six highest scoring applicants

Applications are due by midnight on March 3, 2017.  Applicants will receive a response via email around the end of March 2017.  The scholarship award banquet will be held to honor the winners in April 2017.


·      Bio and Essays – 40%       

·      Community service – 40%   

·      Professional presentation and completeness  – 20%


1.     Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll full-time at a college in the fall of 2017.

2.     Applicants or at least one of their parents must live in Central Ohio within the boundaries of the four Columbus stakes.  High school applicants must also currently attend school in Central Ohio (unless they are in a study abroad program).  

3.     High school students must provide a copy of their acceptance letter from the college they will attend in the fall of 2017. 

4.     PhD candidates must be enrolled in class full-time to be eligible.

5.     Scholarship winners are not eligible to receive this scholarship next year.

6.     Students earning a second degree at the same level they have already earned (e.g., a second bachelor’s or master’s degree) are not eligible.



Both of the following (online Applicant Information and emailed Written Responses) must be submitted for your application to be accepted. 


Complete the online form at https://goo.gl/forms/puWzmA4fniAOpt6R2. (NOTE: this link requires the correct capitalization.)


Your responses to the following items are to be single spaced using 12 point, Times New Roman font, with one inch margins on 8.5 x 11 paper.  Save your responses as a single file saved as your last name and first name (e.g., “Smith, Jane”), and email it to byu.ms.columbus@gmail.com.  If you are a high school student, include a copy of your acceptance letter from the college you will attend in the fall of 2017.  If you are a PhD student, include a copy of the classes you will attend in 2017. 

Unless you indicate something is confidential, some or all of your bio and answers to your prompts may be shared at the scholarship banquet or posted online.  Although mentors and friends may provide encouragement and suggestions for your bio and essays, they may not dictate or draft any of your essay.  All of your answers must originate from and be written by you.  

1.     Bio:  Write a bio about yourself of up to eight lines. 

Respond to each of the following prompts in no more than one-half page each: 

2.     Past Service:  Summarize your community service, including volunteer positions held, awards received, impact achieved, and activities led or supported.  It may be helpful to share the size and scope of the activity and your role in it.  

3.     Future Community Leadership:  How will you make your community a better place through your leadership?

4.     Ethical Challenge:  When were you encouraged to do something that you knew was wrong, and how did you respond?

If necessary, you may share the details of any extenuating circumstances relative to your application in no more than one-half page.  If needed, you may include additional support documentation.  Few, if any, students will need to respond to this. 


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