2018 Chamber Foundation Scholarship

January 24, 2018

Applications for the 2018 Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce Foundation Scholarship are now available in the VHHS Guidance Office or by clicking here.

The scholarship is open to Vestavia Hills High School Seniors who plan to major in Business or a related field. The recipient will be awarded a $1000 scholarship.

Scholarship Guidelines:
A. The recipient will be a graduating Vestavia Hills High School senior who must have at least a 3.0 GPA with a minimum ACT/SAT score of 20/1500.

B. Financial need will be given strong consideration with a statement of need being required with the application.

C. The student’s major in college will be Business or a related area, such as Marketing, Accounting or Finance.

D. The student should have exercised a positive influence upon his or her peers through leadership, character and service, and should be a responsible, conscientious student.

E. Students may apply for this scholarship by completing an application, which can be obtained from your college counselor.

F. The application should be returned to the college counselor by the date listed on the application form. The application should include:
(1) grade point average
(2) two recommendations: (a) from a teacher in Social Studies or Business Education; and (b) a business or employment reference
(3) evidence of significant community/church volunteer experiences
(4) a personal statement that would explain a significant work experience, either entrepreneurial or as a part of a team, that has had a major impact on the student’s life and caused the student to choose business as a career

G. The recipient of the scholarship will be chosen by Board members of the Vestavia Hills Chamber of Commerce Foundation.

H. The scholarship will be presented on Awards Day at Vestavia Hills High School. The check will be made directly to the school, college or university of the student’s choice.