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Scholarship Program 

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Small World funded its first Scholarship Program in 2001. Each candidate was selected based on the requirements set by Small World. Since inception, Small World has established a relationship with Collin College, awarding 2 years’ scholarships for students wishing to complete their first two years at a well-accredited school dedicated to excellence. Each scholarship includes books and tuition and mentorship.

Small World Scholars 2019

Scholarship Alumni

Scholarship Application

Class of 2019 Scholarship Application Deadline:
March 8, 2019

Small World Scholarship
Application and Qualification Criteria

To be eligible for consideration of a Small World Scholarship the following criteria must be met. Failure to meet any of these requirements will result in the scholarship being terminated:

  1. This application is open to students who wish to attend Collin College.

  2. Upon high school graduation, applicant must attend Collin College for a minimum of 2 years and must have a minimum of 12 credits per semester and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA by the end each school year. You can attend summer school to help complete your education in a reasonable time frame if you wish. This scholarship is only available to high school students enrolling in Collin College post high school graduation. No exceptions.

  3. Recipient must agree to volunteer with Small World for a minimum of 6 hours on either Holiday Angel Program and/or Back to School Program. This would be spelled out during the interview process.

  4. You must be available to attend our scholarship awards ceremony if you are selected for the $4,500 scholarship. This date will be determined before the end of the school year.

  5. You are responsible to communicate any changes in contact information (address/email) and school grades to assigned mentor.

  6. Scholarship winners must sign a contractual agreement before they can be awarded the scholarship to the terms stated in the application. You can see a sample of this letter on our website.

  7. Applicant must demonstrate a financial need of why they need the scholarship funding. Any information you can bring to the interview would be helpful.

  8. You can scan any letters of recommendations from teachers, employers or anyone who had an impact in your life.

Additional information needed:

  1. School transcript from the last two years.

  2. Recent school photo.

  3. Recommendation letters.

  4. Income verification for all adults in household.

Accepted forms of income verification include:

  • Recent Tax Returns (current or previous year)

  • W2 Forms

  • 1090

  • Most current pay stub(s) one month's work

  • Social Security, Workman's Comp, Unemployment, Child Support

If you have any questions about the application process, please feel free to contact Rudy Andrea at (972) 740-0154.

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