Ashley Stewart and MEC presents...

Finding Ashley Stewart

Scholarship Contest

Announcing Winners on

Sept 16, 2017 | 6PM

King's Theatre
409 E59th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11225

SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

$10,000 Scholarship sponsored by
Ashley Stewart

Ashley Stewart will award two $5,000 scholarships to 2 student who meet the criteria outlined below. Ashley Stewart is a market-leading brand in the plus-size fashion industry after emerging from bankruptcy only three years ago. This reinvention would not have happened without strong leadership and conviction.

SELECTION CRITERIA

ALL APPLICANTS MUST MEET THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:

  1. Students must be attending Medgar Evers
  2. Students must have matriculated from an AA and currently pursuing a Bachelors
  3. Student must be female
  4. Student must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.3 on a 4.0 scale

COMPLETED APPLICATION WILL INCLUDE:

  1. Completed Application Form
  2. An essay of 250 to 300 words
  3. Current unofficial transcript

ESSAY ON LEADERSHIP

The Ashley Stewart brand wants us to understand how you are a leader. What is the definition of leadership to you? What makes a great leader and how have you demonstrated leadership? How do you plan on leading in the future?

SCHOLARSHIP TIMELINE

If you are one of the top 5 scholarship applicants you will be invited to submit a one-minute video that Ashley Stewart will use to select the scholarship recipient.

 

DATE

ACTIVITY

August 8, 2017

Application period opens at Medgar Evers

August 31st, 2017

Application deadline

August 31st - Sept 5, 2017

Candidates screened and selected

Sept 5, 2017

 

5 candidates will be notified to create a video

Sept 7 , 2017

Video submissions are due and reviewed by Ashley Stewart   

Sept 11-Sept 12, 2017

Ashley Stewart to select, announce and notify recipient

September 16, 2017

Scholarship award winner announced at Ashley Stewart’s New York City ‘Finding Ashley Stewart 2017’ event.

 


Note: This one-time award will be disbursed in time for the spring term of 2018.