Podium Scholarship Application "*" indicates required fields Step 1 of 6 - Candidate Information 0% Podium RVA, steward of the Anne F. Waldruff Excellence in Education Scholarship, intends to award three $5,000 scholarships to Richmond City Public School seniors who demonstrate school and community leadership, academic achievement, and participation with Podium. This merit-based scholarship will be renewable on an annual/one time basis. Applicants must be currently participating in or have previously participated in a Podium program, showcase, or publication to be eligible to apply. Application Due: March 31, 2022Candidate Information Applicant Name* First Last Email* Enter Email Confirm Email Parent or Caregiver Name* Dr.MissMr.Mrs.Ms.Prof.Rev. Prefix First Last Parent or Caregiver Phone Number*Address* Street Address Address Line 2 City AlabamaAlaskaAmerican SamoaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaGuamHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaNorthern Mariana IslandsOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaPuerto RicoRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahU.S. Virgin IslandsVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces Pacific State ZIP Code Current High School* List the top three 2- or 4-year colleges or universities you wish to attend.*You must have applied or be currently applying to listed institutions.Column 1Column 2Column 3 Add Remove Podium Participation Priority is given to students with consistent participation in Podium programs.Please list total number of years in Podium*Please enter a number from 1 to 15.Please list grade levels of your Podium participation*e.g.: 6th, 7th, & 8th I participated in (please check all that apply)* After-school programs Podium’s open mic nights Zine or annual journal publication Summer programs Podium’s Teen Professional Conference Personal Statement: Please pick one of the following prompts to answer in no more than 1,500 words.:Describe an obstacle you have overcome, and the growth and lessons you experienced during that time. How does this impact who you are now? OR Describe a community issue that matters to you. How do you know this issue exists, and what would you do to create a positive change in your community to address this issue?*Answer in no more than 1,500 words. If you are uploading a file, please specify that here.You may also upload these statements as files.Answer in no more than 1,500 words. Please upload either a .pdf or .docx file. If you upload a file, please specify in the above text boxes. Drop files here or Select files Accepted file types: pdf, docx, Max. file size: 360 MB. Academic Achievement:Please upload a copy of your transcript.*Candidates must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 to be eligible.Accepted file types: pdf, docx, jpg, png, Max. file size: 360 MB.Additional Statement (optional)Please use this space to clarify or highlight any factors that may not be reflected in your transcript above (e.g. scholastic achievement, extra-curricular activities, student leadership roles, school awards, etc.). 250 words maximum.Additional Statement File (optional)Use this field to upload your Additional Statement if you didn't type it in the previous field. 250 words maximum.Accepted file types: pdf, docx, Max. file size: 360 MB. Financial Information:Needs Statement (optional)Please use this space to clarify or highlight any factors that may account for need not taken into consideration by the federal government (e.g. Parent loss of employment, family medical bills, siblings already in college, etc.). 250 words maximum.Needs Statement File (optional)Accepted file types: pdf, docx, Max. file size: 360 MB.Use this field to upload your Needs Statement if you didn't type it in the previous field. 250 words maximum. Merit and Leadership Attachments:Please share any additional information that demonstrates your merit and leadership in your community(e.g. portfolio, résumé, community service or leadership documentation, letters of recommendation). Maximum 3 documents. Drop files here or Select files Max. file size: 360 MB, Max. files: 3. Podium RVA thanks you so much for your interest in the Anne F. Waldruff Excellence in Education Scholarship. For additional information, please contact Candace Weather, Podium RVA Programs Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org or DM @podiumrva.CommentsThis field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.