Academic Year 2020 – 2021
Deadline: May 21st, 2021

In a collaboration with our community partners, Do the Right Thing of Coconut Creek is proud to announce the 2021 Scholarship Program to promote and provide financial assistance to previous recipients of a Do the Right Thing award.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Be a recipient of a Do the Right Thing of Coconut Creek award anytime from K-12th grade.
  • Be a 2020 graduating senior or GED recipient who will be attending technical college, vocational school, community college or a 4-year college/university.
  • Have a minimum cumulative unweighted grade point average of 2.75 (on a 4.0 scale), verifiable on a school transcript.

Selection Criteria

Like the awards, we are looking for students who strive to do good things. The selection committee will assess each student applicant using their entire application. The committee will be looking to select students that positively contribute to their community and exhibit attributes of good character.

Submission Requirements

To be considered for a scholarship the student must meet all the eligibility requirements above and submit a complete application packet that includes:

  • Completed Scholarship Application Form
  • A single-page personal statement/essay, with 500 words or less, typed in 12pt Arial font, that provides an outline of how you are going to make a difference in the world as an adult. Your essay must highlight why you want to go into your selected field of study, your interests, and what your ambitions are.
  • A single-page student resume.
  • A copy of the applicant’s high school transcript.

Submission Instructions

Completed applications must be received by 6pm on Friday, May 15th, 2020. Late or incomplete applications will not be forwarded for consideration. Applications should only be mailed to:

Do The Right Thing of Coconut Creek
ATTN: DTRT Scholarship Committee

4233 West Hillsboro Blvd.
Unit 970487
Coconut Creek, FL 33097-1226

Download It, Complete It, & Mail It

Download Scholarship Form

For more information please contact:
Executive Director, Barb Hendrickx
(954) 956-1474

Thanks to Our "Do The Right Thing" Program Sponsors