2023 TONY S. DAVIS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP ($5,000 scholarships awarded)
A SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR HOC HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 
   
AN AWARD PROGRAM FOR HOC YOUTH GRADUATING FROM HIGH SCHOOL IN 2023

DEADLINE:  January 16, 2023

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DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION SUBMISSIONS IS January 16, 2023

The Tony S. Davis Memorial Scholarship honors students who have achieved academic excellence, acted as leaders in extracurricular activities and completed generous hours of student service learning in Montgomery County. If you are a graduating high school senior planning to attend a college or university this fall and you or your parent/guardian(s) reside in a HOC assisted housing unit, then you are eligible to apply for the Tony S. Davis Memorial Scholarship. Selected students will receive a monetary scholarship paid directly to them, to use toward tuition or other expenses.

Before getting started, please review the documents required for the online application below. Applicants must combine all required documents, including essays, into a single PDF document, for submission.


One Page Essays

It is important for the next generation of leaders to think critically about issues that affect their community directly as well as global problems that affect the world we live in.  Please choose TWO topics below and write a one-page essay for each chosen question. Essays should be typed using a size 11 font (Calibri or Times New Roman) and demonstrate high school senior-level writing and composition skills.

  1. Tell us about your background and describe areas in your life where you demonstrated leadership and overcame obstacles either through school, social or family life.

  2. At HOC, we are committed to advancing race, equity and inclusion in the world. How do you think these goals can be achieved on a local and global scale?

  3. Discuss a time when you failed at something and what you learned from it.

  4. What are your academic and /or career goals?

  5. How will this scholarship help you?


Required Documents

In the same PDF file as the required essays, applicants must include scanned copies of the following documents as part of the application submission.

  1. Two(2) letters of recommendation (academic, personal and/or professional).

  2. Official high school transcripts.

  3. Letter of acceptance from a college or university for fall 2023.

  4. A list of the extracurricular activities you have participated in during high school.

  5. Cover Letter /Resume


Instructions to submit materials 

Following are steps on how to complete your application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  1. Applicants must combine all required documents, including essays, into a single PDF document for submission.

  2. Applicants should use their first and last name as the file name of the PDF document

  3. Email PDF file to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. using your T Code (e.g., T0012345) or lease number as the subject line

For more information, contact the Tony Davis Memorial Scholarship coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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