Applications to the VeraRosa Higher Learning Scholarship are open to all students in Rockdale County and the surrounding areas who are interested in pursuing STEM-based education. Scholarships are awarded based on academic merit, teacher recommendation, and financial need.
To be considered for a VeraRosa Higher Learning Scholarship, students must do the following:
1. Fill out an application:
Students can either fill out the application form below, or write their answers on a separate document, and email it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. Teacher recommendation:
Students must include a letter of recommendation with their application. Writing prompts can be found below the application form.
After completing the application and collecting a teacher’s recommendation, students can make their submissions. Recommendation letters can be attached at the bottom of the application form before submission, or they can be included in the submission email.
The VeraRosa Community
The VeraRosa community is passionate about providing STEM-based education to the next generation of innovative leaders. We understand that many students face financial barriers when pursuing higher education, and we want to help bridge that gap between children in underserved communities and opportunities for success.
Letter of Recommendation
Note: These questions are a guide, but you may use a letter format or include other relevant information if you wish. Recommendations can also be written on a separate original document, then given to the student to attach to their application.
Reference E-mail Address
Reference Phone Number
Optional writing prompts:
Tell us how long you have known the student and the nature of your relationship.
Describe your experience with the student.
Discuss what you feel to be this student’s strengths, weaknesses, and their potential to succeed in their future career goals.
Why do you think this student deserves a scholarship?
Is there anything else you would like to share about this student?
Download the PDF here!
Thank you for taking the time to create your reference.
Please provide the student with a copy of your letter so that they can attach it to their application.
Sincerely, The VeraRosa Higher Learning Scholarship Team.
In today’s economy, STEM-related industries are providing an abundance of rewarding careers. Students who graduate with a degree in a STEM field are more likely to enjoy a wide range of well-paying job opportunities when they join the workforce. Careers in engineering and technology are expected to be in high demand for years to come, so a STEM-based education is a great way for students to build a strong foundation.