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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

2014 ERCA Community Contribution Scholarship

ERCA is a non-profit corporation that awards student scholarships and conducts voluntary surveys of high school and middle school students throughout the United States. ERCA provides a minimum of 25 scholarships per year to deserving high school students. The scholarship awards recognize and reward high school students who have made an extraordinary contribution to their community and/or high school and are not based upon financial need.

The ERCA Community Contribution Scholarship Competition (the “Competition”) is open to all high school students who are legal residents of the United States. Applicants must have recognized a need or problem in their community, have determined a way to address this need or solve this problem, have developed an action plan, and have worked to put the action plan in place so as to address the need or solve the problem. The action plan must be a unique project developed by the student, not a project developed by an established group of which the student is a member.

All applicants under the age of eighteen (18) or minors at the time of application must have the permission of at least one (1) of their parents and/or legal guardians to apply. By applying, applicants
and/or their parents or legal guardians (if such applicants are minors) agree to accept and be bound by all terms of these Official Rules and Regulations ("Official Rules"). Employees (and their immediate families and household members, whether or not related) of Educational Research Center of America, (ERCA), their parent, subsidiary or affiliated entities, advertising or promotion agencies, are not eligible to apply or win. Void where prohibited. Competition is subject to all applicable federal, state and local laws.

Application process is from July 29, 2013 through July 11, 2014 (application period). The application must be postmarked by the application period and received by July 31 2012. There is a $3.50 processing fee, but it is waived  for AZ, CO, CT, IL, MD, ND, TN & VT.  Also fees will be waived for financial hardships (see rules for details on fee waive(s).  Applications must be postmarked during the Application Period and received by July 22, 2014; applications received after July 22,2014, will be held and submitted for judging in any subsequent competition for 2014/2015

ERCA Community Contribution Scholarship Application To download and print an Adobe Acrobat version


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