The Robert A. Platt Scholarship Fund Application


General Information

Thank you for your interest in the Robert A. Platt Scholarship for the Sciences. Please use the secure form below to tell us more about yourself and your interest in this scholarship opportunity. If you have any questions or issues with your application, please send us an email at info@unitedcharitable.org

Please note: This application, once started, must be completed during one sitting. It does not have the save and return feature. We highly recommend answering questions on a separate document before entering them into this application. Once your application is submitted, you will be able to save a PDF version of your completed application by clicking on the blue button at the bottom right of your screen. 

Contact Information

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Address: City:

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We are committed to supporting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive scholarship opportunity. In order for us to understand who is applying for this scholarship, it would help us if you answered these demographic questions. 

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The Robert A. Platt Scholarship General Information

The Mission

The Mission of the Robert A. Platt Scholarship is to recognize a Lawrence High School Senior student interested in pursuing a college program in the sciences. Mr. Platt’s passion for coaching soccer and love of fishing resonated in his dedication to teaching. His diverse skills to lead and support a team to perform to their best abilities or his calm nature that encourage teamwork are all attributes that he used to inspire his students to achieve in the classroom.  

Robert had Cardinal Pride for his school community and truly believed that
ALL students had the potential to LEAD*ACHIEVE *SUCCEED.

Requirements to Apply:

  • Applicant must attend a 2-year or 4-year post-secondary education
  • Applicant must pursue a program in the sciences
  • Applicant must complete the application questions below

Scholarship Application Questions

Please indicate your 2-year or 4-year post-secondary education institution:

 

Are you pursuing a program in the sciences:
 

 

Please Upload your Lawrence High School Transcript and GPA:

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Please Upload your Lawrence High School Student Resume:

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Please Upload a Headshot for the Scholarship Website (Your image will only be used if selected as awardee):

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Teacher/Peer Recommendations

Please provide two letters of recommendation. One from a Lawrence High School staff member and one from a peer.  

 
Recommendation #1- Lawrence High School Staff Member

Full Name:

Email:

Please upload letter here: (Allowed file extensions are jpg, gif, png, pdf) 

 
Recommendation #2 - Peer

Full Name:

Email:

Please upload letter here: (Allowed file extensions are jpg, gif, png, pdf)


Short Answer Application Questions

Question 1 (100-word maximum)

What inspired you to pursue a career in the sciences? Was it a person, event, project, life experience, or something else?

 

 
Question 2 (100-word maximum)

Robert Platt was admired by his students for his fairness, honesty, and compassion. His teaching colleagues always admired his ability to reach all students no matter who they are. What qualities do you have that people admire? Is it loyalty, work ethic, helping your fellow peers, or any others?

 
Question 3 (100-word maximum)

How have you made a difference or contributed to your school or community?

 
Question 4 (100-word maximum)

What else would you like the committee to know about you?

 

Thank you for completing your application.

The Robert Platt Scholarship Committee looks forward to learning about you.

 

Once you submit your application, you will be able to download a PDF version of your submission by clicking on the blue box at the bottom right of your screen. We highly recommend that you save a copy of your completed application for your records. Once your application is in process, you should receive an email confirmation. If you have any questions, please contact info@unitedcharitable.org.

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