Four Scholarships @ $500.00 each
Sponsor: Catonsville Recreation and Parks Council

The Catonsville Recreation & Parks Council is offering four (4) scholarships at $500 each to two (2) boys and two (2) girls graduating from any of our local high schools who will be starting college or trade school in the 2020/2021 School year. Eligible seniors from the “Class of 2020” must have participated in Catonsville Recreation & Parks programs for at least two years and have of GPA of at least 2.5 (on a 4.0 scale). The application process consists of submitting an essay describing why you feel you deserve this scholarship.  Applications must be postmarked by  April 20, 2020 or emailed on or before that date to with  “Scholarship” on the subject line.

Eligibility Requirements:

1. Must be a graduating senior of the “Class of 2020”
2. Must submit a cover letter
3. Must submit a biographical essay of at least 300, but not more than 700 words explaining why you deserve the consideration of the Rec. &     
    Parks Council.

  •  Discuss your participation in Rec. & Parks programs.
  • Discuss the impact participation in Rec. & Parks has had on your life.
  • Briefly describe and discuss any other community activities / accomplishments.
  • Briefly discuss your current career aspirations.
  • Discuss (if applicable) how Rec. & Parks and / or community activities have impacted your current career planning.

4. Must have participated in Rec. & Parks program(s) for at least two years. 
5. Must have a GPA of at least 2.5

  • Submit a copy of your transcript or a letter from school as verification

6. Must be starting college or trade school in the upcoming 2020/2021 school year.
7. Should also submit any supporting documentation you would like the committee to consider.

  • School awards
  • Community recognition received
  • Letter(s) of recommendation

Deadline: April 20, 2020 (postmarked or emailed)

Mail to:                                                                       Email: to
Catonsville Rec Scholarship Committee                    Remember, put “Scholarship” on the subject line.
Banneker Community Center                                     
27 Main Avenue
Catonsville, MD 21228

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