Interested parties can download the scholarship application at www.tripodfoundation.org (http://www.tripodfoundation.org/)
All applications and supplemental materials must be received at the Tripod Foundation's P.O. Box by March 7th, 2014. Any questions regarding the scholarship should be directed to Scholarship Committee Chair Steve Mobley at scholarships@
"The Foundation is excited to launch our 2014 Scholarship Application and we are looking forward to reviewing applications from our diverse applicant pool," said Tripod Foundation Board Chair Floyd Mitchell.
Applicants should have a 3.0 or better grade point average and must write an essay. All instructions are included with the downloaded application. Past recipients possessed a marked commitment to service as well as academic achievement, embodying the organization's values.
The Tripod Foundation will culminate this Scholarship cycle with its Annual Awards Banquet to be held in early April. In addition to distributing the scholarship at this event, the Foundation will honor Alex Dixon, Vice President and Assistant General Manager of Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore, MD, with its Excellence in Leadership Award.
About the Tripod Foundation Inc.
Mr. Lloyd Freeman (former Chairman) and Mr. Floyd Mitchell (current Chairman) founded the Tripod Foundation Inc. (formerly the Phi Sigma Pi, Alpha Tau Chapter Endowment Fund, Inc.) on February 20, 2007. The purpose of the organization is to provide scholarships and other types of financial aid to worthy individuals. It also seeks to maintain and aid social, charitable, educational, and other activities serving the community. The foundation also assists community groups and individuals in educational and charitable activities. The final goal of the organization aims to work with the youth in a variety of ways that encourage and promote character through scholarship, leadership, and fellowship. The Tripod Foundation Inc. is a tax exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. To learn more, please visit www.tripodfoundation.org or follow us on Twitter or Instagram @TripodInc.