"LIVE UNITED" Volunteer Scholarship Award

United Way of Addison County fosters community service in all community members, but especially in our youth. In that spirit, we are pleased to honor local high school seniors through our "LIVE UNITED" Volunteer Scholarship Award. On behalf of a generous donor, three students are chosen annually for the “LIVE UNITED” Volunteer Scholarship Award, recognizing students who volunteer in their community and who are interested in advancing their education. This award comes with a $1,000 cash award for each student, to be used for post-graduation education (college, trade school, Adult Education, etc.). 


Applications for the “LIVE UNITED” Volunteer Scholarship Award can be submitted to United Way of Addison County if the nominee meets the following criteria: 

1. Addison County Senior in High School (or equivalent) 
2. 21 years old or younger 
3. Has volunteered in Addison County within the 2020-2021 school year (7/1/20 to present) 
4. The volunteer service has made an impact on a non-profit organization, its clients, the community, and their own personal learning 
5. Must be applying to or enrolled in an accredited post-graduation site. This could be college, trade school, Adult Education (minimum 6-credit semester or the equivalent) 
6. Participation in this scholarship award shall be on a voluntary basis 


1. Completed Scholarship Application which includes “Questions for Student” document 
2. A student resume of all applicable High School activities (sports, student government, activities, jobs, etc.) 
3. Letter of reference from the organization where you volunteer that answers the attached questions 
4. The scholarship funds will be made available to the educational institution in which the student is enrolled 
5. Payment will be issued by the United Way of Addison County 

2021 Selection and Schedule 

Please complete the application, "questions for students", student resume, and letter of reference and send to erin@unitedwayaddisoncounty.org or via US Mail to:

Erin Reed
United Way of Addison County
PO Box 555
Middlebury, VT 05753

All application documents are due to United Way of Addison County by May 7, 2021. Winners will be notified no later than May 28, 2021.

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