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Thomas J. Reif Memorial Scholarship*

Tom Reif was an avid Cardinal Athletic fans and supporter of the Alexandria community.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Seniors at Alexandria High School
  • Student Athlete with GPA of 3.5 or better
  • Demonstrated leadership skills through participation in school groups or community organizations
  • Plans to attend a 2 or 4 year college/university

Available Scholarships: 1 - $1000 scholarship

Renewable: no

Scholarship Application Deadline: March 1

Scholarship Application Process: Online applications only.

Items you will need to complete online application:

  • Application General Questions
  • Essay: 1 page double spaced: Who or what has had the greatest influence on your life? How is the person or event affecting the direction of your life?
  • Statement of Need and Responsibility: Briefly share a personal, life, or family circumstance affecting your need for this scholarship.
  • List of Activities for: 1) Community Service i.e. civic and church volunteer activities; 2) Extracurricular School Activities i.e. school activities that are not graded; and 3) Work Experience
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2 letters of recommendation are required. Recommendations need to be from non-family members. Letters will need to be in PDF format.
  • Electronic Transcript: High School Students: You must enter the email address of your guidance office into the application at least 5 days prior to the deadline. This will allow your guidance officer to add your transcript to the application prior to the deadline.

Other Notes: None

Dates to Remember:
  • May: Recipients will be notified via email in early May.
  • June 15: Recipients must sign their scholarship agreement and provide college information. CommunityGiving will verify that you are enrolled as a full-time student at the college.(Full-time enrollment is typically 12-16 credits)
  • June: Inform your college that you have received the scholarship.
  • September 1: Generally, full payment will arrive at your college unless otherwise notified.

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