Living Life Successfully!
3 SCHOLARSHIPs AWARDED:
What has your scholarship meant to you and how has it enabled you to pursue new and exciting opportunities?
This scholarship enabled me to ease some of my college debt as well as ease the financial burden on my parents. This scholarship is not only for me but my parents as well. It has also allowed me to continue my college educaiton until I am able to obtain my Bachelor's Degree.
Why did you choose to attend the University of Maryland, what makes this place special to you and what is your favorite part of being a Terp?
I chose the University of Maryland because of the diversity and it is close to home. The diversity allows me to network with a wide range of other college students that come from all over the world. I love being close to home because I do become home sick.
How will you make a positive difference in the world?
I plan on attaining a Master's degree in Social Work. I plan on creating a non-profit organization dedicated to assiting low-income families. The non-profit organization witll focus mainly on postively influencing children's futures by providing couseling, academic mentoring and community based activites. Children are the future so it is important as a society that we prepare and invest in our next leaders and innonvators.
What is your major, minor, class and graduation year?
I am Junior and I graduate in May 2016.
What is your Hometown?
My hometown is Fort Washington, Maryland.
Tell us about your favorite class, extracurricular activity, academic opportunity, community involvement or another unique experience.
I love writing short stories during my spare time. I also love long walks on the beach and horseback riding.