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Random Acts Matter to accept scholarship applications

Random Acts Matter is a local organization with a mission to instigate and mobilize our community to provide care and compassion through random acts of kindness and support.

The nonprofit group has announced that it will be providing two scholarships for the 2021-2022 academic year. This award recognizes one exceptional graduating senior from each of the St. Charles high schools (St. Charles North and St. Charles East) who are committed to making their community a better and kinder place to live.

Award winner will be chosen by the RAM Board and recognized at the Senior Awards ceremonies. Those eligible to apply:

High School Seniors in good standing.

Applicants must understand the value of education and embrace learning opportunities inside and outside of school. This $1,000 award is intended to further recipient’s education.

Applicants that have demonstrated a commitment to community service.

Application materials will include:

• A completed application

• Two letters of recommendation that address specific acts of kindness/community service from 2 adults, one from within the high school and one from a community member.

• 500-word essay that demonstrates applicant’s commitment to providing acts of care, compassion and kindness.

Applications can be accessed at randomactsmatter.com/ram-high-school-scholarship and must be turned in by 11:59 p.m. March 20.