Winners of the 2016 Gill Orthodontics Scholarships
Congratulations to Addie Farley and Karlee Ziliak, winners of the 2016 Gill Orthodontic Scholarships. Addie Farley, a graduate of Henderson County High School, will be attending Cedarville University in Ohio. Karlee Ziliak, a graduate of Castle High School, will be attending Parkland College in Champaign, Illinois.
Type of Scholarship
The Gill Orthodontics scholarship program awards two nonrenewable $1000 scholarships annually with $500 distributed each semester beginning in the fall. All scholarship money will go directly to the school to be applied towards tuition, books, fees, housing, or related expenses. If the student does not continue full time status for the second semester, the remaining $500 will not be awarded.
Selection Criteria and Eligibility
Applicants must currently be in orthodontic treatment, or have completed orthodontic treatment by Dr. James Gill, D.D.S. Applications will be accepted from graduating seniors planning to attend an institution of higher learning for at least one year. All applicants must have a GPA of at least a 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, or a 3.75 on a 6.0 scale at the end of their senior fall semester for consideration of this scholarship. Scholarship recipients will be determined based on essays, academic achievement, and participation in school and community activities.
The Gill Orthodontics Scholarship application form is to be completed by the student and school official after the first semester GPA has been determined.
Attach (2) typed essays on:
a) What do you consider to be the most pressing problem we face today? Why?
(3-5 paragraphs, 300 word or less)
b) What is your favorite book and why? (50 words or less)
The application with all supportive materials enclosed must be submitted to Gill Orthodontics and received or postmarked no later than March 15, 2017 . THERE WILL BE NO EXCEPTIONS.
Notification of Scholarship Winners
Scholarship winners will be notified by mail by April 15 2017, and their names and photos may be used for public relations purposes. The names of scholarship winners will be posted on the Gill Orthodontic website at Gillorthodontics.com