Power of Giving Student Service Program

By filling out this application you verify you are currently a sophomore in high school who is able to commit to participation in the program.  Program participation includes attending monthly meetings and service projects, completing homework assignments, designing and marketing a fundraising event, and participating in a service learning trip in June 2018.

Deadline for Application Submission: Sunday, April 23, 2017 by 5:00PM
Those selected for the program will be notified by Friday, May 5, 2017
First meeting of the program participants and their parents: Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 6:00PM (Location TBD)

Student Information





City, Zip & State*




Age (before June 30, 2017)*

Parent/Guardian Information



City, Zip & State*

Daytime Phone*

Evening Phone*


Academic Achievements

Please list academic honors, awards, and significant achievements

Student’s Weighted GPA:*

Student’s Unweighted GPA:*

Community Service Involvement

Please include responses to the questions below typed in narrative format (as opposed to a list of volunteer activities).

Please describe your involvement in community service outside of school activities/organizations. This includes service that is NOT part of any scholarship requirements.*

Please describe your involvement in school-based community service activities. This includes service that is part of scholarship requirements.*

Essay Section

Please include responses to the essays below typed in narrative format. Responses should be limited to 750 words or less.

Essay 1: Why are you actively involved in community service? Why do you think other teenagers aren’t involved in community service work, and how would you propose to motivate other teens to volunteer?

Essay 2: What needs do you currently see in your community, school, church, etc. that are not being met by existing organizations? How would you propose to “fill in the gaps” to meet those needs? Provide details about a service project, nonprofit organization, or collaboration with an existing nonprofit that you would spearhead if provided with all of the necessary tools and resources. Please be careful not to duplicate efforts, so you may need to do some research on what is currently being done in the community in whatever area you choose. Be original and creative!

Upload ESSAY Here*

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Additional Documents

Please upload two letters of recommendation below.

1. Letter of recommendation from a teacher/school administrator.

Upload Letter from Teacher/School Administrator Here*

2. Letter of recommendation from a nonprofit/community service organization representative with whom you’ve completed volunteer work.

Upload Letter from Nonprofit/Community Service Organization Representative Here*

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