GREGORY W. SUTEK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Criteria and Application Information 2021-2022

WHAT IS THE SCHOLARSHIP CRITERIA?

One scholarship in the amount of no less than $3500 will be awarded in May 2022.

 

This scholarship for academic and athletic excellence has been set up by the family of Gregory W. Sutek in his honor.

 

Gregory was a 2016 graduate of Elizabeth Forward High School. He was a scholar athlete throughout his high school career and was gifted with exceptional academic and athletic abilities. He was in GATE since elementary school, was accelerated in academics, and played middle infield for the high school baseball team as well as for AAU travel and local leagues and was also a WPIAL qualifying swimmer. He was active in his church youth group throughout his life. After graduation, he attended Saint Vincent College on an academic scholarship as a Biology/Pre-med major where he also played baseball. He had planned to go on to medical school and specialize in sports medicine. He passed in a tragic accident on June 14, 2017; just 19 days after his 19th birthday. Gregory was well known for his kindness and dynamic personality. His family would like to honor his memory by assisting a student who exemplifies the same outstanding character, academic, and athletic qualities as Gregory so his light may shine forever.

Deadline: The 2021-2022 Gregory W. Sutek Memorial Scholarship deadline is March 25, 2022.

Criteria:

~The scholarship application is open to graduating Elizabeth Forward seniors who are scholar athletes and who plan to attend a 4 year college or university.

~Proof of Scholar Athlete award must accompany the application (copy of award or verification from school guidance counselor).

~Applicants must have a minimal 3.5 grade point average. 

~Two letters of recommendation are required: One from a teacher and one from a coach or band/guard director. o A third letter from a youth group leader, pastor, or similar community activity is strongly recommended.

~An unofficial high school transcript must be submitted with the application along with a minimal 500 word essay answering the question: Think about when you first meet people.  What is a common first impression they might have of you?  Is it a perception you want to change? If so, what steps would you take to change that perspective and what else do you want them to know about you?

 

Application MUST be completed in its entirety at the time of submission including all letters of reference, unofficial high school transcript, proof of scholar athlete award, and essay.

 

***No financial information is to be submitted. This scholarship is solely based on merit. ***

WHERE CAN I GET AN APPLICATION?

Applications for the 2021-2022 Gregory W. Sutek Memorial Scholarship are available in the Elizabeth Forward High School guidance office and also by clicking the link here:  2021-2022 Scholarship Application

WHAT IS THE APPLICATION DEADLINE?

The 2021-2022 deadline is March 25, 2022. 

Applications may be turned in to the Elizabeth Forward High School guidance office or may be mailed to Heather Sutek c/o Gregory W. Sutek Memorial P.O. Box 75  Boston, PA 15135. 

Mailed applications must be postmarked by the application deadline of March 25, 2022