2014 Bruce Lee Foundation Scholarship Application

 

THE BRUCE LEE FOUNDATION

11693 San Vicente Blvd, Suite 918

Los Angeles, CA 90049

 

Bruce Lee Scholarship 2014

 

To all Applicants,

 

The purpose of this program is to provide a financial award of $1,000.00 to one or more students who understand, appreciate and exemplify Bruce Lee’s passion for education as well as his qualities of honest expression, forward thought, self-exploration, and assertiveness. The scholarships are available to students age 16 and older who will be attending or are already attending a two-year college, four-year university, or licensed trade and vocational school in the United States. Criteria used in evaluating applicants include, but is not limited to, involvement in extra-curricular activities/community service/work experience, future potential and knowledge of Bruce Lee.

 

The scholarship is open to high school seniors and above. All scholarships will be paid directly to the educational institution that the applicant is currently attending or will be attending. This scholarship may be used to cover the costs of tuition, books, fees, and room and board. Proof of enrollment must be provided prior to disbursement of the scholarship. The total amount awarded to each recipient will be $1,000.00.

 

Applications can be obtained online at www.bruceleefoundation.com.

 

To be considered for a scholarship, please submit the following materials by Friday, June 13, 2014 to The Bruce Lee Foundation, 11693 San Vicente Blvd, Ste. 918, Los Angeles, CA 90049:

 

-       Completed Scholarship Application

-       Completed answers to Parts 2 and 3 on separate pages attached to the application

-       Two (2) letters of recommendation written within the last six months

 

ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST COME TOGETHER!

 

All applications for the Bruce Lee Scholarship must be postmarked or received by the Bruce Lee Foundation by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, June 13, 2014. We unfortunately cannot accept faxed or incomplete applications.

 

Applicants reaching the final stages of selection may be required to do an interview by phone. Please make sure to include all phone numbers where you can be reached.

 

Individuals who are selected to receive a scholarship will be notified by Friday, August 1, 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

 

BRUCE LEE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION 2013

 

PART 1:

Student name:____________________________________________________________

Mailing Address:___________________ City/State/Zip:__________________________

Home Phone:________________ Fax:_____________ Email:_____________________

Sex:_____________ Date of Birth:____________ SS#:___________________________

Parents names (if minor):___________________________________________________

Name and Address of School currently attending:_______________________________

This is a: ___High School ___2-Year College ___4-Year University

               ___Trade/Vocational School                   

First Choice/School Attending in the Fall 2014:_________________________________

This is a: ___2-Year College ___4-Year University ___Trade/Vocational School

In Fall 2014, you will be a: ___Freshman ___Sophomore ___Junior ___Senior

                                        ___Adult Re-entry Student

You will be attending school: ___Full time ___Part time

Will you be attending school for the entire 2014-2015 academic Year? ___Yes ___No

If No, which semester/quarter will you be attending? _____________________________

What is your intended major?_____________ What degree are you pursuing?_________

What year do you plan to graduate from college or trade school? ___________________

How did you hear about the Bruce Lee Scholarship? _____________________________

 

 

PART 2:

Please use as much space as you need to answer the following questions. There is no length requirement or limitation. Please type out each question before answering it. Place your first and last name at the top of each new page. Please type or write legibly. Illegible answers will not be considered.

 

What are your academic interests?

 

What extra-curricular activities do you participate in?

 

What are your interests/hobbies?

 

Please list in detail any community service activities.

 

Please list in detail your work experience, if any.

 

Please list any awards and/or honors you have received.

 

Do you have any martial arts background? If so, please describe.

 

Do you have any experience/interest in the dramatic arts? If so, please describe.

 

Do you have a personal life philosophy that you adhere to? If so, please describe.

 

 

PART 3:

Please use as much space as you need to answer the following questions. There is no length requirement or limitation. Please type out each question before answering it. Place your first and last name at the top of each new page. Please type or write legibly. Illegible answers will not be considered.

 

How has Bruce Lee influenced your life?

 

What is your career goal, and why have you chosen this path? Describe the challenges you might face in achieving your goals? Explain how Bruce Lee has influenced the pursuit of your goals?

 

Pick one of Bruce Lee’s philosophical principles listed below and write about a personal experience that exemplifies the principle you have chosen. How did your understanding of this experience contribute to your personal growth? (Please type out the philosophical principle you have chosen as a heading to your statement. Place your first and last name at the top of each new page. Please type or write legibly. Illegible answers will not be considered.)

 

-       Using no way as way; having no limitation as limitation.

-       To change with change is the changeless state.

-       All knowledge ultimately is self-knowledge.

-       Knowing is not enough, you must apply; willing is not enough, you must do.

 

 

PART 4:

Please enclose two (2) letters of recommendation written within the last six months by persons who are not relatives.

 

 

PART 5:

Required Certifications

 

Applicant Certification:

I certify the information provided in this application is true and correct. I have not knowingly withheld any facts or circumstances that could otherwise affect consideration of the application. I certify that I answered all of these application questions on my own and that the essays are my own work. I hereby give the Bruce Lee Foundation the right to perform any background check and to do research regarding all of the information provided including, without limitation, my grades, education, stated achievements, etc.

 

________________________________        ______________________________

Signature of Applicant                                    Date

 

___________________________                  ______________________________

Signature of Parent/Guardian                          Date

(If applicant is under age of 18)

 

 

Agreement of Terms:

I certify I have read and reviewed the criteria and checklist for the scholarship to which I am applying. Also, I understand that if I do not submit the required information or if it arrives late or is faxed, my application will be incomplete and will not be considered. I acknowledge and agree that all persons awarded a scholarship must uphold the highest of ethics, principle and character, and that Bruce Lee Foundation reserves the right to revoke any scholarship upon learning of any prior or subsequent misconduct or misstatement, misrepresentation or omission in connection with the scholarship application process or otherwise. I agree that if I am awarded a scholarship, my name and likeness may be used to announce any of the same in press releases and outlets of the Bruce Lee Foundation.  I agree to adhere to all terms and conditions of my scholarship if I am selected as a recipient.

 

________________________________        ______________________________

Signature of Applicant                                    Date

 

___________________________                  ______________________________

Signature of Parent/Guardian                          Date

(If applicant is under age of 18)

 

 

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT APPLICATIONS FOR THE BRUCE LEE SCHOLARSHIP MUST BE RECEIVED BY OR POSTMARKED BY 5 P.M. ON FRIDAY, JUNE 13, 2014.

 

ALL APPLICATION MATERIALS MUST ARRIVE TOGETHER.

 

 

 

Mail completed application to:                         The Bruce Lee Foundation

                                                                        Scholarship Program

                                                                        11693 San Vicente Blvd, Suite 918

                                                                        Los Angeles, CA 90049

 

We will not accept any incomplete, late, or faxed applications. Be sure to write legibly. Illegible applications will not be considered.  All scholarship awards will be paid directly to the educational institution upon proof of enrollment. 

 

 

 

 
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