S.A.M. Scholarship

The S.A.M. Scholarship will be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student with sophomore status at the time of application (to be awarded junior year and may be renewed senior year if recipient still meets the criteria).

Eligible candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Junior status during the 2021-22 academic year
  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0
  • Must be involved in at least one extracurricular activity at North Central College (i.e., clubs/activities, sports, on-campus jobs)
  • In good standing with the College

An essay answering one of the following questions is required:

  • A YouTube video you created just got one million hits. What is the video about?
  • What are the top five reasons why you are awesome?
  • What does YOLO mean to you?
  • French novelist Anatole France wrote “An education isn’t how much you have committed to memory or even how much you know. It’s being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don’t.” What don’t you know?
  • It’s the eve of your college graduation and you are reading letters of recommendations that include the impact you had during your time as a student at North Central College. What might the letters of recommendation say?

Award
$1,000.00
Deadline
01/31/2021
Supplemental Questions
  1. As the FALL 2021 SEMESTER, what will be your academic status or classification?
  2. Is your cumulative GPA equal to or greater than 3.0?
  3. Please provide a list of extracurricular activities you are involved in within the campus community, including clubs, employment, and organizations (Type of Activity/Group, Position Held/Responsibilities, Dates of Participation, and Contact Information).
  4. If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you travel and why?
  5. Answer one of the following questions: (1) A YouTube video you created just got one million hits. What is the video about? (2) What are the top five reasons why you are awesome? (3) What does YOLO mean to you? (4) French novelist Anatole France wrote "An education isn't how much you have committed to memory or even how much you know. It's being able to differentiate between what you do know and what you don't." What don't you know? (5) It's the eve of your college graduation and you are reading letters of recommendations that include the impact you had during your time as a student at North Central College. What might the letters of recommendation say?