allen lowe memorial scholarship
On January 20, 2020, Allen Lowe, a loving husband and father of two, passed away at the age of 55. Allen's career was based on trying to make the world a better place. He worked for the Peace Corps, EPA, and a handful of alternative energy companies. Eventually he found his calling as a teacher, working in both Mount Vernon and La Conner School Districts.
Allen made the world a better place with his kindness and his unique and wonderful sense of humor, making social gatherings, a crazy day, and even math more fun. His spirit lives on in the Allen Lowe Memorial Scholarship, enabling students to pursue their professional and collegiate dreams.
The scholarship is to provide financial support for the students of Mount Vernon High School in honor of Allen Lowe. Students who show a strong passion for math and science, are first generation college students, and have demonstrated a need for financial support are ideal candidates.
To qualify for the scholarship, the applicant must be a graduating senior from Mount Vernon High School in need of college funding support. The recipient must use the scholarship to attend an accredited four-year college or university.
The scholarship is a one-time award, amount is determined annually.
November 1, 2023 - April 17, 2024
- Resume with work history, extracurricular activity, and areas of interest
- Student photo and applicant ID
- What experiences have shaped who you are? (character limit: 5,000)
- Mount Vernon High School Transcript and Cumulative GPA
- Signed Letter of Recommendation
- Describe an experience from your High School career that exemplifies your character (character limit: 2500)
- Describe your educational goals and career interests (character limit: 3000)
- University of choice and reasons why (character limit: 2000)
- Estimated annual cost of college, estimated resources available, and difference between costs and resources available
- Estimated monthly student loan payments upon graduation (optional)
- Electronic Signature & Date
April 17, 2024
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