Each year the Maryland Classified Employees Association, Inc. awards its Wallace F. Smith Memorial Scholarship to individuals seeking admission to, or attending, an accredited school of higher learning who have a financial need, have set high goals, and have attained scholastic achievement. MCEA’s Wallace F. Smith Memorial Scholarship Committee will award a scholarship to one individual representing each of the Association’s five geographical areas.
Qualifications for applying for the Wallace F. Smith Memorial Scholarship
A. Must be a member of the Maryland Classified Employees Association, or a spouse or legal
dependent of an MCEA member.
B. Must be seeking a college education beyond the high school level.
C. Must meet the eligibility requirements for the school of his/her choice.
D. Must be seeking admission to, or attending, an accredited community college, four year college or university, or other accredited institution of higher learning.
E. Must be a citizen of the United States of America.
F. Must not have received an award within the last two years from MCEA.
APPLICANT TO BE JUDGED ON THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
A. Scholastic Achievement B. Financial Need C. Goals D. Essay E. References
Attach Copies Of The Following:
1. Proof of acceptance from college or university.
2. Transcript of grades (high school and/or college).
3. Non-returnable, current photograph.
4. Two (2) letters of reference from non-family members.
5. A typed essay stating why you feel you should be awarded this scholarship.
UPON COMPLETION, FORWARD APPLICATION BY JULY 31st (for the following academic year) TO:
Maryland Classified Employees Association, Inc.
Wallace F. Smith Memorial Scholarship Committee
7127 Rutherford Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21244-2763
(410) 298-8800 *** 1-888-611-MCEA (6232)
Mark on the envelope: “Personal – (Wallace F. Smith) Memorial Scholarship Committee only”
Please review the guidelines before completing this application and print or type all applicable sections.
In sections that are not applicable, please mark, “N/A.”
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.