The John Stewart Company Resident Educational Opportunities Program 2020 Application To be eligible you must be: • Age 17 or older • Currently attending high school, vocational, college or university • A resident at housing that is managed by The John Stewart Company • A resident in good standing • Total household income may not exceed 80% of the area median Note: Prior recipients of this award are not eligible to re-apply; they also are not eligible to apply to any other JSCo Opportunities Program. Applications must be received no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, January 3rd, 2020. Submit paper applications (not electronic applications) to: The John Stewart Company Attn: Resident Educational Opportunities Fund 1388 Sutter Street, 11th Floor San Francisco, CA 94109 Emailed or faxed applications will not be accepted.ELECTRONIC APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Fill in the entire application as completely as possible. Incomplete applications and applications received after the deadlines will not be considered. Secure Form: This web form is secured by trusted SSL encryption technology and will securely send your information to our database. To save and continue filling out the form later: please click on the button labeled "Save and Continue Later" at the bottom of this page. I. Personal InformationName* First Middle Last Address* Street Address Address Line 2 City AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticutDelawareDistrict of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinoisIndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMarylandMassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraskaNevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNew YorkNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhioOklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennesseeTexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWyomingArmed Forces AmericasArmed Forces EuropeArmed Forces Pacific State ZIP Code Date of Birth:*Age:*Place of Birth (City, State, Country):*Social Security Number:*Sex:*MaleFemaleNon-binaryRace/Ethnicity (Optional, please check all that apply.) African American Asian American Latino/a Native American or Native Alaskan Causasian Other Race/Ethnicity - Other:Name of Property where you currently live:*(This is the name of the apartment building in which you live, such as Pullman Point Apartments.)Home/Mobile Telephone:*Work Telephone:Email Address:* Household Size (Including Yourself):*I Live:* alone with family with roommates Number of Dependents/Ages:*Estimated Household Income for 2019 (U.S. Dollars):*Estimated Personal Income for 2019 (U.S. Dollars):*II. Educational HistoryAre you currently (check all that apply):* A full-time student A part-time student Employed full-time Employed part-time Unemployed Other Other:Have you attended any of the following? (Check those that apply and list schools below.)* High School 2 or 4 Year College Graduate School Vocational School Other High School & City:*Dates Attended:*Degree/Year:*GPA:*Full or Part Time:*Full TimePart Time2 or 4 Year College & City:*Dates Attended:*Degree/Year:*GPA:*Full or Part Time:*Full TimePart TimeGraduate School & City:*Dates Attended:*Degree/Year:*GPA:*Full or Part Time:*Full TimePart TimeVocational School & City:*Dates Attended:*Degree/Year:*GPA:*Full or Part Time:*Full TimePart TimeOther School & City:*Dates Attended:*Degree/Year:*GPA:*Full or Part Time:*Full TimePart TimeIII. Educational GoalsPlease provide the name of the College, University, or Vocational School you have applied to; been accepted to; plan to attend or are currently attending (verification may be requested).School Name:City:School Name:City:School Name:City:School Name:City:How long will it take to complete your educational goals? (Estimate Years and Months)If awarded a John Stewart Company Resident Opportunities Program Scholarship, how would you use the award to further your educational goals? What do you hope to accomplish? Please describe in the space below.IV. Employment HistoryAlthough having an employment history is not a requirement of the grant, it helps to provide a more rounded profile of the applicant. Please provide your employment history. List your current or most recent place of employment first.1. Company Name & City:Dates of Employment:Position/Title:Job Responsibilities:Reason For Leaving:2. Company Name & City:Dates of Employment:Position/Title:Job Responsibilities:Reason For Leaving:3. Company Name & City:Dates of Employment:Position/Title:Job Responsibilities:Reason For Leaving:V. Financial PlanThe John Stewart Company Educational Opportunities Program provides funding which may be applied toward tuition, fees, books, classroom supplies and other associated costs. Funds of this type are not taxable. Grant funds may also be applied toward other expenses that may arise as you pursue your educational and career goals such as childcare and transportation. However, expense reimbursement of this type may be taxable. Please submit a budget of your educational plan, including how much your plan will cost in total for one year and how much you are requesting. (Applications submitted without a budget will not be considered.) SAMPLE EDUCATIONAL BUDGET: 1 YEAR AS STUDENT Item Cost Request Tuition: City College of San Francisco $3,900 $0 Books and Supplies $700 $700 Childcare $3,000 $1,500 Transportation $800 $800 TOTAL $8,400.00 $3,000.00 ➤ In this sample, the student has applied for Cal Grants for tuition assistance and has put some money aside for childcare. ➤ Note that a total scholarship or award falls between $1,000 and $3,000. If your request exceeds this amount and you are chosen as a recipient, the most you can expect to receive would be $3,000. ➤ Personal expenses such as food and rent are not allowable expenses under the award or the scholarship and should not be included as costs or as part of your request APPLICANT'S EDUCATIONAL BUDGET For how long is your educational budget designed?One yearOne semesterOne quarterOtherOther:Item:Cost:Request:Item:Cost:Request:Item:Cost:Request:Item:Cost:Request:Totals (Leave This Box Blank)Cost Total:Request Total:All Sources of Funds and Total Amounts Please fill out the questions and fields below to help us better understand whether there are other sources of funding you are seeking to assist you in paying for school in the coming year. We understand that some schools do not participate in the Federal Financial Aid program and that not everyone qualifies for financial aid. Please select an option below.I quality for financial aid.I do not quality for financial aid, or it is not offered at my school or program.Please answer all questions below. If responding with "No" to a question, please include amounts you received for the most recent school year, or estimates. Asterisks Key: ✥ * For info on applying for aid through FAFSA (The Free Application for Federal Student Aid) see www.fafsa.ed.gov. It is free to apply. ✥ ** For info on applying for Extended Opportunity Programs and Services (EOPS) and/or the Board of Governors Waiver (BOGW) visit your college Financial Aid Office. ✥ *** For info on applying for the Chafee Grant and other grants through the State of California visit: www.csac.ca.gov.Have you received Work Study financial aid awards notice(s)?Yes, I have.No, I have not.Work or Work Study (Total Amounts):Have you received Savings/Family Assistance financial aid awards notice(s)?Yes, I have.No, I have not.Savings/Family Assistance (Total Amounts):Have you received FAFSA* financial aid awards notice(s)?Yes, I have.No, I have not.FAFSA* (Total Amounts):Have you received BOG Waiver** financial aid awards notice(s)?Yes, I have.No, I have not.BOG Waiver** (Total Amounts):Have you received EOPS Program** financial aid awards notice(s)?Yes, I have.No, I have not.EOPS Program** (Total Amounts):Have you received Chafee Grant*** financial aid awards notice(s)?Yes, I have.No, I have not.Chafee Grant*** (Total Amounts):Have you received Other Awards/Grants from your school?Yes, I have.No, I have not.Other Awards/Grants From My School (Total Amounts):Have you received subsidized student loans?Yes, I have.No, I have not.Subsidized Student Loans (Total Amounts):Have you received unsubsidized student loans?Yes, I have.No, I have not.Unsubsidized Student Loans (Total Amounts):Have you received other scholarships?Yes, I have.No, I have not.Other Scholarships (Total Amounts):VI. Extra-Curricular and Community ActivitiesPlease list your current or most recent activity first. (Service organizations, religious groups, political work, sports teams, etc.)Organization/Location:Active Dates:Activity (Description):Organization/Location:Active Dates:Activity (Description):Organization/Location:Active Dates:Activity (Description):Organization/Location:Active Dates:Activity (Description):VII. Personal EssayPlease provide us with a personal essay describing yourself. Essays should be 500 to 600 words (between 1 and 2 pages) and uploaded to this application below. Please include the following: a. Explain (i) the challenges in your life that you have overcome/are overcoming that have affected or motivated your educational goals, or (ii) how you will use your education to benefit the community? b. What led you to pursue your education at this time? c. How will your educational pursuits affect your future? d. Additional information to help us evaluate your application. Upload EssayVIII. Letters of RecommendationWe request two letters of recommendation from persons who are qualified to give an evaluation of your character, ability, and accomplishments (e.g., a teacher, mentor, present or past employer). Do not include letters from relatives, Property Manager at your site or other John Stewart Employees. These letters must be included with your submitted application by uploading them below. Please list the names of those providing the letters and their relationship to you.Name:Relationship to Applicant:Upload First Letter of RecommendationName:Relationship to Applicant:Upload Second Letter of RecommendationIX. Applicant SignatureJSCo does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. Please understand that there are more applicants than there are available grants. Some applicants may be more qualified than others. Accordingly, the Company must reserve the right to select, in its sole discretion, those persons whom it deems most qualified. JSCo reserves the right to change the policies and procedures of this program at its absolute and sole discretion.Is the applicant under 18 years of age?*Yes, I am under 18 years of age.No, I am 18 years of age or older.I certify to the best of my knowledge that I have read this application thoroughly and that all of the above statements are complete, true, and correct.Applicant's Signature:*Date* Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY If the applicant is under 18 years old the signature of the parent or guardian is required. I certify to the best of my knowledge that I have read this application thoroughly and that all of the above statements are complete, true, and correct.Applicant's Parent or Guardian Signature:*Date* Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY X. ChecklistWe will only review completed applications. So, before you submit your application please check that each of the following items are included.Completed Application Form Sections (check off to mark as completed):* Personal Information Education and Employment and/or Volunteer History Personal Essay Two Letters of Recommendation Applicant's Signature Note: once all options above are checked as completed, a "Submit Application" button will appear below.Applications must be submitted no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, January 3rd, 2020. Save and Continue Later This iframe contains the logic required to handle Ajax powered Gravity Forms.