Modify iServe Scholarship

Modify offers high school scholarships to two students who host a successful community service project in their communities.

AVAILABILTY

Modify scholarship funds are available to high school students in Houston, TX.  Scholarship funds are to be used during the fall semester/quarter following high school graduation at an accredited college or university, community college or trade/technical school.  Currently the Modify scholarship is only offered to students enrolled at Yes Prep Academy.  To nominate your school district for consideration, click here.

Scholarships:

  1. Winner $2,000

  2. Runner Up $1,000

 

QUALIFICATIONS

This scholarship recognizes community service and does not have a grade point average restriction or requirement.

 

Applicant must be

  1. A Texas resident;

  2. Attend high school in good standing; and

  3. Complete Community Service Project Guidelines.

 

Service Project Guidelines:

Each student must:

  1. Create an original service project (this does not include volunteering for other organizations such as Houston Food Bank, The Star of Hope, etc.;

  2. Conference monthly with assigned mentor to discuss project and create a mentor conference log; and 

  3. Have assigned mentor or a Modify representative attend the service project event.

 

Final packet must include:

  1. Post community service project essay:  Each student must write a two-page essay on the outcome of their project.  It must include a detailed explanation of the project; describe who attended; when it was hosted; explain how your project made a difference; and how it can improve; 

  2. Photos and/or video of the service project; 

  3. Mentor conference log; and 

  4. Reference letter from mentor.

 

Final packet must be emailed on or before May 1, 2017 to imodifynow@yahoo.com.  The top five students will be announced on June 1.  The top five students must create a presentation to present to the selecting committee on Saturday June 18th (Time and Location TBA).  The winner and runner up will be announced on July 1, 2017.

 

Winners will receive a money order provided by Modify after we receive:

  1. A copy of college acceptance letter and

  2. Semester registration form.