The Linda Norton Good Neighbor Scholarship is established so as to financially support young generations and in memory of Fort Collins Board of Realtors member Linda Norton, who made significant contributions to the community and the real estate industry.
Interested applicants should first get familiar with the eligibility and application requirements, and only then apply for the award.
Linda Norton Good Neighbor Scholarship Fund offers one award of $1,600 per year.
Make sure you know the timeline and that you submit all the required documents prior to the deadline on February 28th.
The student who is considered eligible for the Linda Norton Good Neighbor Scholarship must be a senior within the Poudre School District boundaries with a 3.5 GPA or better who plan to study Business, Economics, Finance or Real Estate in post-secondary education or training in Colorado.
Furthermore, to be considered the student must intend to pursue a degree in business, finance or economics.
It is important to mention that the additional preference will be given to those seeking a degree in real estate.
As this is a need-based scholarship, the financial need can be a determining factor in the winner selection.
The financial situation should be demonstrated in a narrative that the applicant is supposed to provide.
How to Apply
You are suggested to check the scholarship page for the exact date as the deadlines sometimes can change.
What applicants must prove are their cumulative unweighted GPA which has to be at least a 3.5, their plans to pursue a degree in business, finance, or economics and that they understand that this scholarship is available only if they attend a Colorado school.
Financial need is a factor in this selection process, so the applicant has to upload page one of his/her FAFSA Student Aid Report in PDF format and describe his/her family’s financial situation and why he/she feels he/she should be awarded this scholarship.
Also, the applicant is required to write an essay of 500-word maximum in which he/she will speak about post-secondary plans, career goals, and why he/she has made these choices.