The Armenian National Committee of America – Glendale Chapter (ANCA – Glendale) is a grassroots public affairs organization serving to educate, motivate and activate the Armenian American Community in Glendale. The ANCA Glendale has established the Upstander Scholarship in order to recognize students who have witnessed injustices occur, and as upstanding citizens, taken steps to address those injustices and prevent them from happening in the future.
Who Is An Upstander?
An Upstander has a strong sense of social responsibility, who speaks up when someone is being bullied or harassed. They stand up for what is right and do their best to support someone who is being disadvantaged. An Upstander takes the responsibility to initiate positive change in his or community and beyond.
- Be a current GUSD graduating high school senior planning to attend an accredited college, university, vocational or training school.
- Possess good academic standing.
- Two $500 scholarships will be awarded to qualified applicants.
- Complete the application form
- Respond to personal statement question
- Provide an unofficial transcript
- Provide a letter of recommendation from a teacher, counselor, adviser or coach
- If awarded provide proof of enrollment/acceptance letter
The deadline for the 2018/2019 academic year has passed. Successful applicants will be notified by May 31st, 2018.