Each time an Applicant applies, are the same materials required?
Yes. Each time the SAT scores, high school and college transcripts (if applicable) must be provided along with all other requested information such as Financial Aid Documents, etc.
Note: If an applicant is a Junior and has received the Dales scholarship in the past he/she need not submit SAT/ACT scores or high school transcripts.
May an Applicant use the same Essay?
No. A new Essay is required each time an Applicant applies.
If an Applicant receives a Scholarship, may the Applicant reapply?
How many Scholarships may an Applicant receive?
Up to five Scholarships.
If an Applicant receives a Scholarship one year, does that guarantee receiving it the next year?
No. The John L. Dales Scholarship Program is an ongoing competition. Receiving a Scholarship one year does not guarantee receiving it the next year.
What is the criteria for judging an Application?
Academic standing, financial need, the Essay, and letters of recommendation.
If an Applicant does not receive a Scholarship, is there an appeals process?
No. The judgments of the Dales Committee are final.
If an Applicant is a Member and the Parent(s) are Member(s), can an Applicant combine both Applicant and Parent(s) earnings to make the earnings requirement?
When are the Scholarships usually granted?
The Dales Committee usually meets in June of the competition year and the results are usually announced in July.
What academic year does the Scholarship cover?
From September of the current year to August of the next.
Does everyone who applies receive a Scholarship?
No. The John L. Dales Scholarship Program is competitive and each Scholarship is awarded on the basis of criteria established by the Dales Committee.
Once an Applicant is granted a Scholarship, what documentation is required before receiving the Scholarship?
Copy of receipt of tuition payment for school year beginning September, 2013.
Do BOTH parents need to be paid current with the SAG-AFTRA?
No. One parent must be paid current for an applicant to apply.