Spring Creek Scholarship Program
 

THE SPRING CREEK TOWERS
ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP AWARD

DESCRIPTION OF THE AWARD

The total Spring Creek Towers "Academic Scholarship Award" amounts range from a one-time award of $250 - $1,000 to a maximum of $16,000 over the course of four years. Award recipients must meet yearly academic eligibility requirements and their families must continue residency in Spring Creek Towers during the scholarship period.

The financial award is expected to aid applicant's tuition, books and other financial obligations imposed by the specific college/university campus for up to four years.

It is the applicant's responsibility to advise the Spring Creek Scholarship Committee of all scholarships, outside awards, or other financial resources that the student may receive. Please tell us about all other foundations, trusts, and bequests, as well as scholarships provided by businesses, industries, and individuals interested in supporting the applicant.

**Please review all eligibility requirements before filling out the application. You may submit your application electronically or print it out and mail by the deadline date.

All information provided is subject to verification. False, inaccurate, incomplete or reformatted applications will result in immediate disqualification.

**DEADLINE INFORMATION**

All applications must be received by March 6, 2018.

You may drop off your completed application, with all supporting documents, in our office by 8 pm on March 6, 2018.

If you are submitting your completed application electronically, via internet, it must be received by 11:59 pm on March 6, 2018.

Our street address is:

Spring Creek Towers
Office of Public Affairs and Community Relations
1310 Pennsylvania Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11239
Phone : 718 240 4530 / Fax: 718 240 4599
Email: sctscholarship@springcreektowers.com

 

Click Here to Submit the Application Online  

 

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP AWARD APPLICANT must:

  • Have demonstrated a high level of academic success during his/her high school years.

  • Have demonstrated a history of volunteer service and civic responsibility. Within the volunteer service performed, students must have a minimum of 125 hours community service in a project/program sponsored by a community based organization approved by Spring Creek Towers/Spring Creek Community Corp. Special recognition will be given to service provided to a Spring Creek Towers/Spring Creek Community Corp. or local community organization. (Please refer to the prepared list of pre-approved programs SCT/SCCC and local organizations; and, for information on how to obtain approval for local programs and organizations not on the list.) Reside in Spring Creek Towers for the past 2 years (2016-2017) and his/her name must appear on the most recent HUD Recertification Form.
  • Be a high school senior expected to graduate in June 2018.
  • Have a combined minimum SAT Reasoning Test score of 1100.
  • Have a minimum overall GPA of 85% (B+ Average).
  • Have demonstrated a history of volunteer service and civic responsibility over the past 2 years.
  • Family of applicant must be in good standing in the Spring Creek Towers Community. The decision of Starrett City, Inc. Management/Spring Creek Community Corp. is final.
  • Fill out application completely and accurately. Use a computer or typewriter, additional pages may be added if needed. All information provided is subject to verification. False, inaccurate, illegible, incomplete or reformatted applications will result in immediate disqualification.
SELECTION PROCESS

Upon receipt of completed applications and required documents, the SCT scholarship Selections Committee's (SCT SSC) representative, will review applications and select candidates to move on to the final interview process with the Spring Creek Towers' Scholarship Selection Committee.

List of approved Spring Creek Towers, Spring Creek Community Corp. & Local organizations and contact information:

  • Spring Creek After School Program @ PS 346 - Jeremy Williams (718) 240-4576, (718) 942-1789
  • Spring Creek After School Orchestra - Mark Thrasher (718) 240-4530
  • Spring Creek Teen Central - Lonai Mosley (718) 642-7168
  • Spring Creek Computer Lab (SITEC) - Devorah Fong (718) 348-7763
  • Starrett Judo Club - Parnel Legros (718) 240-4530
  • Starrett Tenants Association - Rebecca Caraballo (718) 642-3892
  • Spring Creek Sun Newspaper - Pamela Stern (718) 240-4545
  • Spring Creek Senior Partners - Theodora Ziongas (718) 348-7620
  • Starrett Youth Federation - Youth Federation (718) 642-8036
  • Starrett Lions Club - Janice LaCroix (718) 642-8824
  • Starrett Girl Scouts - Pamela Schwartz (718) 942-0626
  • Starrett Public Library - (718) 257-6571
  • PS 346 - Kevin Caifa (718) 642-3000
  • IS 364 - Nicole Fraser-Edmund (718) 240-3007
  • FDA VIII Academy - Chantal Grandchamps (718) 642-4305
  • Be'er Hagolah - Rabbi Mordechai German (718) 642-8804
  • Saint Laurence Church - (718) 649-0545
  • Local Community Based Organizations can apply to SCT for pre-approval.


****Community organizations that do not appear on the approved list must be approved by the Scholarship Committee prior to application submission for service credit.

APPLICATION CHECKLIST
  • A copy of your combined SAT Reasoning Test Scores from the College Board.
  • An official copy of your most recent High School Transcript.
  • A minimum of three letters of recommendation. (Two High School teachers and one personal, can not be from a family member.)
  • Submit "Community Service Performance Evaluation and Recommendation" form for each school site activity and/or community service volunteer activity.
  • Essay (500 words minimum) on one of the topics listed below:
    1. Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, risk you have taken, or ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on you.
    2. Indicate a person who has had a significant influence on you, and describe that influence.