Ozzie's Scholars scholarships are awarded to both current and former members of Ozzie's Reading Club, the organization's reading incentive program for Chicagoland youth that is now open to schools for the 2013-14 academic year.
Scholarship applicants are encouraged to submit an essay, no longer than 400 words, that focuses on the benefits of reading and its positive influence in their daily lives, such as schoolwork, hobbies and summer jobs. A total of ten winners will be chosen and awarded scholarships with two winners selected from the following grade level categories: K-2, 3-5, 6-8, High School and College. K-2 through 6-8 will be awarded $250 scholarships and high school and college winners will receive $500.
Click - HERE - to download an "Ozzie's Scholars" application.