2023 Scholarship Application

 For graduating high school seniors attending an accredited college, university, or vocational school to obtain a 2–4-year degree in the Fall of 2023.

The 2022-23 Service Scholarship is due by February 1, 2023.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • The student must be a Lake County resident.
  • Have a minimum overall academic GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale) and a minimum of a 3.0 in English, math and science.
  • Must have at least 50 hours of verifiable volunteer hours during high school career.
  • Will be enrolled full-time during the 2023-24 academic year at an accredited college, university or vocational school.
  • Must be willing to volunteer for 10 hours of service time in a community of your choice. (5 hours before the end of your first academic semester to receive the second installment of the scholarship)
  • Questions?? Please email our Scholarship Co-Directors, Nicole Schultes and/or Jane Glover at scholarship@caringwomensconnection.com

We look forward to receiving your application.


Nicole Schultes and Jane Glover

Scholarship Co-Directors


  1. Complete the application (online or using link below). Include a detailed spreadsheet of service hours (a service hours excel template is included.)
  2. Obtain a letter of recommendation:

One letter from a teacher or a community member. This letter should discuss:

  1. Personal qualities such as motivation, service, commitment, and leadership
  2. Potential for future success and contributions to the community

A short summary of what we need is provided at the end of this document titled “Teacher’s Recommendation Instructions.” Please provide this document to your teacher or community member when you request your recommendation.

  1. Peer letter of evaluation in 200 words or less.
    1. A letter from a peer having them describe you as a friend and an interesting fact or quality about you
  2. Personal Statement in 500 words or less. Please include the following information:
    1. What community service are you most proud of and why (please include any service.)
    2. Who is someone you admire for their community service and why
    3. Personal achievements, academic and career goals


Required  materials:

1. Personal Statement-included in the form.
2.  Application (PDF or WORD doc), see buttons below
3. Spreadsheet click here
4. Teacher Recommendation and Peer review should be emailed to: scholarship@caringwomensconnection.com
5. Unofficial transcript emailed to scholarship@caringwomensconncetion.com

Or Print Out Form (button below)

2021 Scholarship Recipients

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