Scholarship Application

Justin Sheftel Memorial
Scholarship Award

Justin Sheftel was tragically killed by a drunk driver while celebrating Senior Week. We are awarding this scholarship to honor Justin, his life, and keep his memory alive. The ideal candidate would possess many of the characteristics and qualities that Justin exhibited in his life.

We are looking for the uncommon hero, hard worker, friend, and good student who demonstrate these characteristics.

Tell us about yourself; how you feel you best portray those characteristics that were recognized in Justin by his peers.  Explain how you have a passion for something and have continued to pursue, learn and explore to become better at what you do and love.

Qualifications:

> Be a senior who will be graduating from High School  in June 2020 and attending a College, University, Community College, or Trade School in the fall of 2020
> Active in an Athletic Team (club level, or freshman/JV/Varsity)
> Have a cumulative GPA  – see the application
> Be involved in extra-curricular activities either in the your School District,  in  community service, or in an after school/summer job
> Include and submit, 3 letters of recommendation pertaining to the applicant’s character and personality, at least two should be from teachers or a guidance counselor.
> Submit an Essay, no more than 650 words, on the following PROMPT: Tell us about yourself; how you feel you best portray those characteristics that were recognized in Justin by his peers on page 1 of the application. Explain how you have a passion for something and have continued to pursue, learn, and explore to become better at what you do and love.
> Complete application and submit by April 9th 2021, to your Guidance Counselor.

Select your your application and download:
> Parkland School District: Parkland Application
>Allentown School District: Allentown School District