Accepting or Declining Your Scholarship Offer


Next Steps

ONLY students who received a scholarship offer letter should complete this form, whether or not you are accepting the scholarship.

  • Students who are accepting the scholarship will have the opportunity to review and accept the terms of the scholarship. Failure to complete the Acceptance Form by the deadline may result in losing your scholarship. 
    • Submit your Donor Thank You Note (instructions below)
    • Submit a copy of your 2020-21 Financial Aid Award Letter from the school you are planning to attend to this email address
  • Students who are declining the scholarship must also complete this form to formally decline the scholarship. 



Deadline: June 15, 2020



Please download the following PowerPoint Slides:

  • A sample of what the Thank You Note should look like.
  • The template slide for you to complete your own Thank You Note. Email it to us.

Follow the instructions below to complete your Thank You Note:

  • Choose a profile picture and make sure it is saved somewhere on your computer.
      • Choose a photo of just you that shows your full face wearing professional attire
      • Feel free to include pictures from your vacations, volunteer work or other activities (landscape photos work best)

  • Insert your own photo in the place of the sample photo on the PowerPoint slide.
      • Open PPT
      • Right click on the photo and select "Change Picture"
      • Choose a file to insert (the picture file that you have saved)

  • In the top text box, please replace the placeholder text with your:
      • College/University of attendance
      • Year in College
      • Major
      • Dream Job

  • In the bottom text box, please type a genuine personal note to your donor expressing your thanks for their support of your educational journey.
      • Some ideas:
        • How will this scholarship impact your future and goals?  
        • Activities/clubs/community service work that you are involved in.
        • Something about the upcoming school year you're excited for/looking forward to.

  • Save the PPT with your last name and first name: (example: Rebecchi, Maria_Thank You.pptx)

  • Email your PPT as an attachment to by June 15, 2020.