Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer is now accepting applications from high school juniors, active within Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer, for The Union League of Philadelphia's prestigious Good Citizenship Award. Award winners will be eligible to apply for a college scholarship provided by the Union League worth at least $5,000/year. The scholarships will be awarded during the student's senior year of high school.
Each year, the Union League hands out its Good Citizenship Award to as many as 20 Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer boys and girls who demonstrate exemplary qualities of the following:
· Cooperative effort
· Serious scholarship
· Good Sportsmanship
The Deadline for submissions is Wednesday, January 3, 2018. Each winner must be able to attend an all-day leadership program and awards dinner at the Union League on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 (Good Citizen Day). The Union League of Philadelphia is located at 140 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102.
Recipients will also be recognized at the annual Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Awards Banquet on Saturday, February 24. Please mark both of these dates, Good Citizen Day and the Awards Banquet, on your calendar.
Applications must include the following:
(1) Cover sheet (Editable PDF)
(2) Cover letter (Or personal statement)
(3) Letter(s) of recommendation (No more than two)
a. Academic record (GPA, class rank; SAT/ACT scores if applicable)
b. Activities (Include athletic, music, theatre, student government, etc.)
c. Community service
d. Awards & recognitions
e. Work experience (If applicable)
The application should not exceed five pages in length. Concision is valued.
Applications should be submitted to:
Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer
Attn: Union League Good Citizenship Award
4070 Butler Pike, Suite 100
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you email your application, please save it as one PDF with the title "Last Name, First Name - Union League."
For any questions regarding the application process, email email@example.com.