The cornerstones of Seton LaSalle are faith, charity, leadership and community. We encourage incoming 9th grade students who share these values to apply to the following scholarships (limit of two). Deadline: March 5, 2021
- Write one essay and upload it on this page.
Only one essay is required. The essay topics are below. Students are free to choose the topic that is of most interest to them. Essays should be between 300-500 words (the equivalent of one page, double-spaced).
- Submit a short response statement for the scholarship(s) to which you are applying.
In addition to the required essay, a short response statement is required for the scholarship(s) to which a student applies. The short response statement should address the prompt for that particular scholarship, and it should be no more than one paragraph in length (3-8 sentences). Please apply to a maximum of two scholarships.
Choose one essay topic and write an essay that is between 300-500 words (the equivalent of one page, double-spaced).
- OPTION 1: What is an activity or hobby that is meaningful to you? How did you first get involved in it? Why is it meaningful to you? How do you plan to continue to grow in this area?
- OPTION 2: Is there a problem (big or small) that you want to solve? What is the problem? Why is it a problem? Why is it important to you? What are your ideas for solving it? What would your ideal result be?
- OPTION 3: Describe an accomplishment that is important to you. Why is it important to you? What did you learn as you worked to achieve your goal? What did it feel like to attain this achievement? Now that you have reached your goal, what are your plans for moving forward on this same path or for moving forward in a different direction?
- OPTION 4: Who is a person that you admire? (It can be someone you know personally or a historic figure, a public figure, etc.) Why do you admire this person? How has he or she influenced you?
- OPTION 5: What is one of your favorite books, movies, shows, or video games? Why is it your favorite? Explain how you identify with it and why it has meaning to you.