Beat the Odds® Scholarship Nominator Questionnaire

In order for the Beat the Odds selection committee to best understand the qualities and attributes which make your nominee a candidate for this program, it is crucial to have a comprehensive understanding of him/her.

  1. Using the grid below please be thorough in offering insight into your nominee.
  2. Please include a letter of recommendation using the categories in the grid below as a guide to fully describe the nominee and share how he/she has beaten the odds.
Nominee First Name
Nominee Last Name
Nominator First Name
Nominator Last Name
Relationship to Nominee
Office Phone
How long have you known nominee?

EXCEPTIONAL= top 5%      GOOD= top 25%      FAIR= in the middle      POOR= less prepared than most

   Exceptional  Good  Fair  Poor  Unknown
Dependability: accepts responsibility; meets commitments; arrives on time and prepared; trustworthy
Commitment to social justice: cognizant of issues affecting world around him/her; knowledgeable about local needs and engages/is involved
Leadership Skills: expresses opinions diplomatically; provides positive direction and motivates others
Judgment: makes good decisions; understands how his/her choices and actions impact others
Attitude: respect for people and things; optimistic; willing to extend comfort zone; open to new experiences
Relationship with Peers: relates well to others; accepts differences in opinion; is open to feedback
Academic Commitment: has demonstrated potential for post-graduate education; recognized for achievements
Communication Skills: listens and speaks well; expresses thoughts clearly; participates and shows insight
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