Alliance College Allumni Association

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All checks for ACAA Foundation donations should be made payable to ACAAF and mailed to:

ACAA Foundation
c/o L.J. Rachocki
249 Bridgewater Lane
Sagamore Hills, OH 44067-4129

The book Alliance College 1912-2012 Sto Lat History can be purchased for $25. Checks should be made payable to ACAAF and mailed to the address above.

Foundation Scholarship Application

Award: $1,500.00

Submissions must be postmarked/submitted by: 

October 1, 2017

Eligibility:

  • Student must currently be enrolled in 2-year or 4-year college, university, or technical school.
  • Student must have a minimum of a 2.5 grade point average, with preference given to Dean's Honor Roll or Dean's List applicants.
  • Students of Polish descent and/or related to an alumnus of Alliance College or Alliance Technical School, Cambridge Springs, PA will be given preference.
  • All majors will be considered.  Students majoring in Polish history, language, or culture will be given preference.

Applicants must submit each of the following:

  • Completed application form.
  • Two recent photos required. Must be "business casual" or "business professional" and suitable for media/press releases.
  • Official transcript, ending with last completed semester from current institution.
  • Resume.
  • Three (3) letters of reference to include:
    • Letter from your guidance counselor or academic advisor.
    • Letter from a teacher or professor within the candidate's major or chosen field of study.
    • Letter of personal reference (coach, employer, youth advisor, or priest/minister/rabbi).
  • If applicable, a letter of introduction from an Alliance College alumnus.

Incomplete applications will not be processed.  All supporting paperwork must be submitted/or postmarked by the due date.

In addition, applicants must submit a 250-500 word essay on one of the following topics:

  • How you are going to advance the understanding of Polish history, language, and culture?
  • Why you are the best candidate for this scholarship?
  • Describe your most meaningful achievement and how it may relate to your field of study and future career goals.