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Please Note: The Sapelo Foundation does not take phone calls regarding our Annemarie & Richard J. Reynolds, Jr. Scholarship Program. All the information can be found on our website. 

Application Deadline – March 1

Scholars must apply for the scholarship each year. Applications are accepted January 1-March 1 using the online application form found on this page.

Scholarships Sent to Schools – 1st Week of July

The Sapelo Foundation will mail all scholarship checks to schools the first week of July. Scholars with questions should contact their schools, not The Sapelo Foundation, to ensure scholarships are being processed.

Change of Schools Deadline – July 1

If a scholar changes schools after having submitted an application, the scholar is responsible for emailing The Sapelo Foundation at info@sapelofoundation.org with the following information about his/her new school by July 1:

  1. Mailing address of the new school’s Financial Aid or Scholarships Office.
  2. Name of contact person in the new school’s Financial Aid or Scholarships Office.
  3. Official acceptance letter to the new school (attached to email or screen shot pasted in body of email).

FINAL Change of Schools Deadline – August 1

If the scholar changes schools after the July 1 deadline, the scholar is responsible for ensuring the following occurs by August 1. 

First, the scholar is responsible for emailing The Sapelo Foundation at info@sapelofoundation.org with the following information about his/her new school. If the Sapelo Foundation doesn’t receive an email with all the following information by August 1, The Sapelo Foundation cannot support the scholar for the upcoming academic school year.

  1. Mailing address of the new school’s Financial Aid or Scholarships Office.
  2. Name of contact person in the new school’s Financial Aid or Scholarships Office.
  3. Official acceptance letter to the new school (attached to email or screen shot pasted in body of email).

Second, the scholar is responsible for instructing his/her first school to return the scholarship funds by mail to The Sapelo Foundation in full. If the returned check from the scholar’s first school is not received by The Sapelo Foundation by August 1, The Sapelo Foundation cannot support the scholar for the upcoming academic school year.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Complete application each year, for up to 5 years since the date of graduation from McIntosh Academy High School.
  • Attend or plan to attend an accredited college or technical institute at the time of application.
  • Enroll in a minimum of 9 credit hours each fall semester and each spring semester.
  • Maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher at the time of application.
  • Submit official transcript, including most recently completed fall semester grades (i.e. if you are applying in 2018, your transcript must include your final fall 2017 semester grades).
  • Meet all deadlines.

New Applicants – (1) Graduating Seniors of McIntosh Academy High School or (2) Scholars Enrolled in a College or Technical School AND Graduated from McIntosh Academy High School in the Last 5 Years.

  • Complete and submit the Online Application Form.
  • Upload Letter of Acceptance from the school you will attend.
  • Upload the Scholarship Agreement; read, sign, and return it to The Sapelo Foundation.
  • Share grades, credit hours completed, and credit hours needed to graduate.

Returning Applicants – Scholars Enrolled in a College or Technical School AND Graduated from McIntosh Academy High School in the Last 5 Years.

  • Complete and submit the Online Application Form, PART A.
  • Upload PART B – Scholarship Agreement; read, sign, and return it to The Sapelo Foundation.
  • Share grades, credit hours completed, and credit hours needed to graduate.

Please Note: The Sapelo Foundation does not take phone calls regarding our Annemarie & Richard J. Reynolds, Jr. Scholarship Program. All the information can be found on our website. 

If you have a pressing question, email info@sapelofoundation.org and put “Scholarship” in the subject line of your email. Thank you and best wishes on your scholastic endeavors.

 

IMPORTANT!


Applications are
accepted from:

Jan. 1 – Mar. 1


If a student changes schools, the foundation must be notified via info@sapelofoundation.org by:

July 1


 

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