2015 Business Excellence Scholarship Award

2015 Business Excellence Scholarship Award

PRESENTED BY DAY KETTERER AND
THE CANTON REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

About the Scholarship: The Law Firm of Day Ketterer, in partnership with the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce, has established an annual scholarship to be awarded in conjunction with the Chamber's Business Excellence Awards.  The scholarship is designed to acknowledge the importance of the role of business in the community and the nation, to encourage students to continue to expand their business and leadership skills, and to contribute to their local business community upon graduation from college.
Scholarship Amount: Increased to $2,000 in 2015!
 
Criteria & Submission Details:
Consideration for the scholarship: Strong academic achievement.
  1. Currently enrolled as a Stark County high school senior or currently enrolled as a Stark County university or college student.
  2. 500-1000 word original essay entitled: “The Historical Role of Private Business in Promoting Democracy Throughout the World.”
  3. Candidate must be a Stark County resident.
  4. Candidate must be available to attend the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Business Excellence Awards on Tuesday, May 5, 2015.
  5. Employees, spouses, and family members of Day Ketterer Ltd. and the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce are not eligible to apply.
  6. A one-time (non-renewable) college scholarship will be awarded to the winner.
  7. The one-time scholarship can be used for tuition, room, board, textbooks, or other educational expenses at any university or college in the United States. The check will be sent directly to the college of the winner to be applied to the designated expense.
  8. The application deadline is 8 a.m., Monday, March 23, 2015.
Please send your essay in electronic format (Word or PDF), along with a copy of your most current college transcript, to eclevenger@dayketterer.com by the March 23rd deadline. 
Please note: all essays and transcripts will be confidential. 
 
The scholarship will be awarded to the winner at The Canton Regional Chamber’s Business Excellence Awards Event on May 5, 2015. 
 
Click here for a printable PDF of the scholarship details.
Please contact Emily Clevenger at 330-458-2034 should you have questions regarding the scholarship.