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 campaign, and participating in a service learning trip in June 2021.

Deadline for Application Submission: Wednesday, April 15, 2020 by 5:00PM
Those selected for the program will be notified no later than April 30, 2020
First meeting of the program participants and their parents:
Early May 2020 at 6:00PM (Exact Date & Location TBD)

Student Information

Full Name*



Home Address*

City, State & Zip*

Cell Phone*



Age (before June 30, 2020)*

Number of volunteer service hours completed from June 2019 to present*

Parent/Guardian Information

Parent Name*


City, State & Zip*

Daytime Phone*

Evening Phone*


Parent Name*


City, State & Zip*

Daytime Phone*

Evening Phone*


Academic Achievements

Student’s Unweighted GPA:*

Community Service Involvement

Please include responses to the questions below typed in narrative format.

1. Why is it important to you to be personally involved in community service?*

2. Reflect on a recent volunteer experience. Please describe your volunteer/leadership role(s) and what you learned.*

3. How do you manage your time for family, friends, academics, athletics, extracurricular activities, and volunteering? What are your top priorities and why?*

Essay Section

Please attach a response to the essay below typed in narrative format. Response should be limited to 750 words or less.

Essay: Many great leaders are determined and committed to their causes. Write about something that you feel passionately about and then explain how you could lead others to also care about your cause.

Upload ESSAY Here*

Additional Documents

Please upload letters of recommendation below.

1. Letter of recommendation from a nonprofit/community service organization (church, Scouts, service club, etc.) representative with whom you’ve completed volunteer work. This letter is MANDATORY.

Upload MANDATORY Letter from Service Organization Here*

2. Letter of recommendation from a teacher/school administrator. This letter is OPTIONAL.

Upload OPTIONAL Letter from Teacher/School Representative Here

Please tell us how you heard about the Student Service Program.

NOTE: If your recommender needs to mail/email his or her letter directly to the Ryan Nece Foundation, please send to:


Terri Wallace, Ryan Nece Foundation

200 N. Pierce St. #300

Tampa, FL 33602

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