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Commitment to Excellence Scholarship

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Life West Commitment to Excellence Scholarship

Five Awards of $1,000 awarded every quarter

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Awards areavailable to all students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00* who have excelled in one or more of the following areas: community service, health center accomplishments, research, academic achievements, athletics, and contributions to the chiropractic profession and/or other exceptional accomplishments.
    • *A student with a cumulative GPA of 2.85 –2.99 may submit a letter of appeal as to why their circumstances warrant special considerations.
  • Applicant must be in good standing with all offices on campus.
  • Requires one letter of recommendationand essay (see below).
  • Applicants may be contacted for additional information and/or verification.
  • Prior recipients must provide substantially new information/essay

Essay Requirements

Write a short essay (500 words max) about your commitment to excellence in community service, health center accomplishments, research, academic achievements,athletics, contributions to the chiropractic profession and/or other exceptional accomplishments.

Essay Scoring Rubric

  • Context – Possible 25 points:
    • Accomplished — 19 – 25 points
    • Good — 13 – 18 points
    • Satisfactory — 6 – 12 points
    • Needs Improvement — 0 – 5 points
  • Syntax & Grammar – Possible 25 points:
    • Accomplished — 19 – 25 points
    • Good — 13 – 18 points
    • Satisfactory — 6 – 12 points
    • Needs Improvement — 0 – 5 points
  • Content – Possible 50 points:
    • Accomplished — 38 – 50 points
    • Good — 25 – 37 points
    • Satisfactory — 12 – 24 points
    • Needs Improvement — 0 – 11 points

Deadline

  • Application Deadline: October 26, 2022. All required documents must be submitted online via the links. The Life West Scholarship committee will review/score the applicants based on the above rubric.