2020 PRECHT SCHOLARSHIP FOR SOCIAL CHANGE


Scholarship History:

This scholarship has been made possible by the generosity of alumnus Christian Precht, January ’61 and his wife Olga Warmowski-Precht.  The scholarship is available to Lane Tech seniors who have demonstrated a commitment to community involvement, service-based experiences benefiting the lives of others and initiatives that promote positive social progress.  Students who plan on studying root causes of social issues at the college or university level are encouraged to apply.  Established 2020.

Scholarship Award:

$5,000 per awarded recipient.

This scholarship will be awarded to two (2) graduating seniors. 

Criteria/Eligibility:

  1. Lane Tech student with an expected June graduation date.
  2. The scholarship award is based on significant financial need, scholastic ability and achievements.
  3. Demonstrates a passionate interest in community service initiatives.
  4. Acceptance to an accredited college or university.

Essay

[250-350 word maximum, length may vary]

Recall your most meaningful service-based experience, a time you were inspired to create positive change, or an impactful experience working with someone different from yourself.  Describe what inspired your action, what you learned from the experience and how it influenced and/or shaped who you are today.