Alexandria and Gentri Taylor Study Abroad Scholarship
The Alexandria and Gentri Taylor Study Abroad Scholarship has been established by Alexandria “Rios” Taylor ’07 and Eugentri Taylor ’07 to assist a student who will be studying abroad. The student must meet the criteria outlined below, including contributing positively to the campus life at North Central College.
- Sophomore, Junior, or Senior status as of the Fall 2020 Semester
- Possess a cumulative 2.5 GPA
- Full-Time Student
- Must exude a positive influence to the campus community
- First preference given to an African American or Hispanic student
- An unofficial transcript and written essay are required
- Must be studying abroad during the 2020-21 academic year
Financial need is not a requirement for this scholarship; however students with financial need are strongly encouraged to apply
- Supplemental Questions
- As a Continuing Student (currently attending North Central College), what will be your academic standing or classification at the start of the Fall 2020 Semester?
- If you are selected as a recipient of this scholarship, will you be FULL-TIME (12-18 credit hours per semester) for the 2020-21 academic year?
- Do you currently have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher?
- During the 2020-21 academic year, what semester(s) do you plan to study abroad?
- Who is your Academic Advisor?
- What is your GPA in your major?
- First preference is given to an African American or Hispanic student; so please provide us with the following information?
- Please upload a one-page type written essay that addresses the following: 1.) Why you believe you are a good candidate for the scholarship and how a study abroad opportunity will enhance your college experience. What you plan to learn/study as part of your study abroad experience. 2.) Your career objectives and how this scholarship will help you attain your objectives. Additionally, address your campus involvement and how it pertains to future career objectives and/or your demonstrated leadership ability.
- Please submit an unofficial North Central College transcript. (Class listings and grades available to you through Merlin are acceptable. Attachment MUST be readable; PDF format is preferred.)
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