The Plainfield School District Foundation for
Excellence recognizes the importance and
value of being involved in the community in
which one lives. To honor the contribution of
student volunteers, the Foundation will
recognize up to 10 graduating seniors from
all District 202 High Schools including
Plainfield Academy by awarding $1,000
Community Service Scholarships.
Scholarship recipients will be chosen based
on the student’s involvement and active
participation in school and community
volunteer activities. The $1,000 Scholarship
must be used to further the student’s
education whether at a post secondary college
or university, a junior college or a trade or
The application deadline is March 26, 2021
Please list any service and volunteer activities or clubs that you participated in at your high school
(NHS, Key Club, etc). Please include the name of the group of club, any positions held, hours spent in
those activities and sponsor's name and contact information.
Please list all volunteer activities that you particiapted in outside of school. Activities would include
church, hospitals, food pantries, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, youth groups, tutoring, etc. Please include the
name of the group, how many hours you volunteered during your high school years and a contact name
and phone number.
Write a brief description on what volunteering for your community has brought to your life and how
you believe it will impact you in the future. (150-200 words)
Please provide contact information (name and phone number) for an adult reference with whom you
have worked in a voluntary capacity.
I have read and understand the guidelines for receiving a scholarship. I agree to abide by these guidelines.