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RCRFoundation Summer of Success/Stay & Play Camp Scholarship

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PURPOSE:

The Richland County Recreation Foundation (RCRF) Summer of Success Day Camp/Stay and Play Camp Scholarship’s purpose is to provide financial assistance to assist youth attending the Richland County Recreation Commission (RCRC) Summer of Success Day Camp or Stay and Play Camp whose family may be dealing with an unexpected hardship. RCRF plays a vital role in contributing to the economic and environmental well-being of our community. With this scholarship, we are continuing our “Community First” efforts by awarding recipients a scholarship to cover the cost of the RCRC Summer of Success Day Camp or Stay and Play Camp for the 2018 Summer.

WHO QUALIFIES:
Any Richland County resident youth ages 5-12 who meets the RCRF Summer of Success Day Camp or Stay and Play Camp Scholarship criteria.
CRITERIA:
1) Parent/Guardian must submit a RCRF Summer of Success Day Camp/Stay and Play Camp Scholarship Application;
2) Parent/Guardian must attach a letter explaining in 250 words or less why you are seeking financial assistance and how this scholarship will assist your family.

SCHOLARSHIP GUIDELINES:
• Individuals cannot be currently served by an existing scholarship or fee waiver program
• Individuals must be Richland County Residents
• Individuals must be enrolled in school (ages 5-12)

RCRF SUMMER OF SUCCESS DAY CAMP/STAY AND PLAY CAMP SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION:
Scholarships are limited to one award per family member per year. Incomplete or misleading applications will be rejected. Misleading application information or expulsion from the Summer of Success Day Camp/Stay and Play Camp will result in scholarship probation for a period of one year. Scholarships are awarded based on the specified criteria.

APPLICATION INFORMATION(Complete one application per participant):
Recipients will be notified by phone or email after application submission. If approved, recipients will be issued an award letter and confirmation outlining the specific details. The scholarship program is separate from the registration process. Please fill out a RCRC Summer of Success Day Camp/Stay and Play Camp registration form. Any outstanding fees must be paid by the parent/guardian at the time of registration.

SCHOLARSHIP FUNDING PROCESS:
The scholarship is meant to offset the cost (100%) of the RCRC Summer of Success Day Camp or Stay and Play Camp, for families economically challenged or dealing with a current hardship. Applicants must provide information that supports the financial need. If information is falsified, applicant will no longer be considered eligible for a scholarship for one calendar year. Each applicant must be verified based upon the criteria listed in the scholarship guidelines. Exceptions will be at the discretion of the Foundation.

Click to download 2018 RCRFoundation Summer of Success/Stay and Play Camp Scholarship Application