Please include a written statement of your need for scholarship assistance. Explain why you are requesting assistance, why a scholarship award will be of benefit to your studies, and how you plan to put the award to use in support of your academic success. Your statement should focus on the requirements of the individual scholarship. We suggest that you compose your essay in Word, carefully spell check and edit, and then paste into this form. Submissions containing typos or sloppy grammar will not be considered.