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THE VEGETARIAN RESOURCE GROUP OFFERS TWO $5,000 COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS

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  • rojony57
    Scholarship Winners! Read about the scholarship winners from 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006. Due to the generosity of an anonymous donor, The Vegetarian Resource
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      Scholarship Winners!
      Read about the scholarship winners from 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006.
      Due to the generosity of an anonymous donor, The Vegetarian Resource
      Group each year will award $10,000 in college scholarship money to
      graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism
      in their schools and/or communities. Vegetarians do not eat meat,
      fish, or fowl. Two awards of $5,000 each will be given. Entries may
      only be sent by students graduating from high school in spring 2008.
      Deadline is February 20, 2008. We will accept applications postmarked
      before or on February 20, 2008. Early submission is encouraged.
      Applicants will be judged on having shown compassion, courage, and a
      strong commitment to promoting a peaceful world through a vegetarian
      diet/lifestyle. Payment will be made to the student's college (U.S.
      based only). Winners of the scholarships give permission to release
      their names to the media. Applications and essays become property of
      The Vegetarian Resource Group. We may ask finalists for more information.
      Applications
      If your web browser is of version 5.0 or higher, you can receive an
      application by printing this page. However, applicants are not
      required to use an application form. A neatly typed document
      containing the information below will also be accepted as a valid
      application.

      Please send application and attachments to The Vegetarian Resource
      Group, P.O. Box 1463, Baltimore, MD 21203. For more information call
      (410) 366-8343 or email vrg@....
      I. When applying, please include the following:

      (Use additional paper if necessary.)
      Name:
      Street address:
      City, State, Zip:
      Email address:
      Phone number:
      Date of birth:
      Date of expected graduation from high school:
      Grade average in high school:
      College(s) applied/accepted to (if known):
      Anticipated major in college:
      Parents' or Guardians' names:

      Parents' or Guardians' addresses:
      City, State, Zip:
      High school principal:
      Name of one high school teacher:
      Address of high school:
      City, State, Zip:
      People in the vegetarian movement, if any, who know you (Please
      include contact information):


      Extracurricular activities (please describe):


      Favorite subjects in school:
      II. Please submit an essay addressing the following:

      1. How you promoted vegetarianism in your high school and/or community
      2. Your successes
      3. Your challenges
      4. What you learned/what you would do different
      5. How you expect to promote vegetarianism in college and beyond
      6. Your future goals
      7. Your strengths
      8. Your weaknesses
      9. Your "perfect" life in five years
      10. Why you should receive this scholarship
      11. How you became vegetarian and why you are vegetarian
      12. How you define vegetarian
      13. Why vegetarianism is important to you
      14. What else is important to you
      15. What vegetarian foods you would recommend to a non-vegetarian
      16. What restaurants you would recommend to a non-vegetarian

      III. Please also attach:

      1. A copy of your transcripts or report cards for the past two
      years. (An official copy is not necessary. Photocopies of your report
      cards will suffice.)
      2. Three or more recommendations (including at least one teacher).
      3. Any documentation related to your promotion of vegetarianism in
      high school and/or community including photographs, newspaper stories,
      etc.

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