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Application Components

  • Every application for achievement funds should contain:

    • Cover sheet and signature page 
    • Personal statement (reference any Don Asher book or the notebooks in Kevin’s office)
    • Proposal for how funds will be used. This includes:
      • A description of what the enhancement experience will be
      • A justification for this specific experience that details other options explored and explains why this specific opportunity is best
      • A breakdown of costs in table form
      • Explanation of other funding sources I have applied for
      • Status of arrangements: admission status, whether any preliminary arrangements have been made, deadlines/dates for funding, etc.
    • Résumé/vita (reference Don Asher’s College to Career book in Kevin’s office)
    • Four-year plan 
    • Letter to HC alumni asking them to donate to the Achievement Fund to support my application

    Be sure to take a look at the sample application.

  • Sample Achievement Application
    An example of a quality achievement fund proposal.
    Sample Financial Overview
    An example of the financial overview required in an achievement fund application.
    Sample Expenditure Sheet
    A sample of a cost breakdown which may accompany the financial overview in an achievement fund application.
    Achievement Fund Cover Sheet-1
    This coversheet must be completed and submitted with your Achievement Fund proposal.