The Carl Van Williams Service Scholarship is a $4,000 award created by Conyers Best Laundry and the family of Carl Van Williams in honor of the high level of community involvement displayed by Carl throughout his life. The recipient must be enrolled in or accepted to an institution of higher learning and have shown a commitment to volunteering in his or her community.
*Applicant must be a resident of Rockdale County, GA.
*Applicant must be a graduating high school senior who has been accepted in a two year or four year college/university or a technical program.
*Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 2.5/4.00. An official copy of his or her high school transcript must be included.
*Applicant must submit two letters of recommendation from a faculty member (high school or place of volunteer service).
*Applicant must list the timeline, location and type of his or her community service involvement to be considered for the scholarship.
*Applicant must complete an essay of 200-500 words about his or her volunteer work in the community. This can be with school, a youth group, a religious organization, a sports team or something else.
*Applicant must provide a copy of his or her valid student id, state identification card or state driver’s license.
*Applicants may be asked to participate in an interview.
* Scholarship funds will be paid in August 2021 or at the start of the academic term, directly to the college/ educational institution. It will be the student’s responsibility to submit to the scholarship committee at that time any information required to complete the payment.
*Application deadline is Friday, April 2, 2021 to be received by the scholarship committee. Late applications cannot be accepted. An email will be sent confirming receipt.
*Employees of Conyers Best Laundry are ineligible to apply.
Applications must be received by Friday, April 2, 2021
Download the application using the link below