Applying for The Celebration of Excellence



  1. All scholarship applications are to be submitted online at and submitted no later than Saturday, March 9, 2019. A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5 is required for consideration. We encourage you to apply early!
  2. Applications are considered complete with the following items:
    1. Application form signed and dated; must be legible, print or typed preferred
    2. Most recent official school transcript
    3. Two (2) teacher/school administrator letters of reference
      1. Teachers/School Administrators may submit reference letters directly to 
      2. Include the letter in the body of the email or as an attachment
      3. Please include the student’s name and school in the subject line
    4. All applicable attachments
    5. Photo of applicant (color preferred)
    6. Submitted no later than Saturday, March 9, 2019 at 11:59 pm


  1. Send an email with your first and last name and school in the subject line to to confirm your email address (we will use email as our primary form of communication and contact). If this form is incomplete, inaccurate, or not signed, it will not be considered.
  2. All awardees must attend the Celebration of Excellence event on Sunday, April 28, 2019. If you cannot attend, a family member must do so for you or your award will be forfeited

NOTE: The Ethics Policy of The Links Incorporated cannot allow students related to a member of The Links, Inc. to be considered for this scholarship.

Dates to remember:

Application deadline is Saturday March 9, 2019

Celebration of Excellence Event is Sunday April 28, 2019

Inquires may be sent  to

Thank you for your interest and good luck!

The Oakland Bay Area Chapter of The Links, Inc. Celebration of Excellence Scholarship Committee

Celebration of Excellence Application

  • The above items must be included with this application in order for the application to qualify for review by the scholarship committee. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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  • Statement of accuracy: I hereby affirm that all the above stated information provided by me is true and correct to the best of my knowledge. I also consent that my picture may be taken and used for any purpose deemed necessary to promote the scholarship program.