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• This scholarship is open to any individual that has either graduated or is about to graduate (high school or equivalent) who is interested in pursuing a level of higher education in medicine and/or a sports related field and identifies as a member of the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer) community or who has a parent or guardian who identifies as a member of the LGBTQ community.

• In the event that the LGBTQ connection pertains to a parent and/or guardian, the parent/guardian will also be required to sign a media release for publicity purposes acknowledging that their names and/or images may be used in media or printed materials.

• The recipient(s) is requested to attend the annual on field Opening Day Ceremonies, (date TBD) at the Hank Soar Softball Complex located at 500 Prospect St, Pawtucket, RI 02860 for the award presentation.

• Each applicant will need to provide proof of residency in Rhode Island or the following counties in Massachusetts: Worcester, Bristol, Norfolk, and Plymouth.

• Each applicant will be required to include a copy of their high school/College transcript and/or GED certificate with the application.

• Each applicant will be required to include a resume consisting of work, volunteer work, clubs/associations etc.

• Prior to the disbursement of award monies, the recipient will need to provide written proof, in the form of an acceptance letter from the postsecondary institution, to the Renaissance City Softball League.

• Funds from the scholarship will be used as payment toward the recipient’s tuition or other educational costs at an accredited postsecondary institution. Monies will be submitted directly to the institution as identified by applicant.

• All application materials will be considered in determining the recipient(s) of the scholarship.

Applications must be typed. Handwritten applications will not be accepted. All attachments must be the form of a .pdf or .doc document.

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