Friends of the Library offer college scholarship
In partnership with the Friends of the Grand Prairie Library, the Grand Prairie Public Library System will hold a scholarship competition for seniors planning to attend college in the fall of 2018. The winner will be awarded $1,000 toward their college tuition.
In order to qualify, students must
- be a Grand Prairie resident and a high school senior
- plan to enroll in a college or university as a freshman in the fall of 2018
- have an active Grand Prairie Library Card
- have volunteered a minimum of 10 hours at a Grand Prairie Library location before the close of the scholarship
Applicants are required to provide a personal statement not to exceed 1,000 words (or one page) about themselves and their ambitions after high school.
In addition to a personal statement, applicants will choose one of three topics and respond in no more than 2,500 words (or 2 pages).
- What is your favorite book, and how has this book had an impact on your life?
- What role does the library play in local and global communities? How do you see this changing in the future?
- What has been your most rewarding educational experience thus far? How has this experience prepared you for life after high school?
Questions? Contact email@example.com.
The Grand Prairie Main Library is located at 901 Conover Dr. The Warmack Library is located at 760 Bardin Rd. 972-237-5700. Visit us online at www.gptx.org/library