Lyme-Old Lyme Chamber of Commerce N. Rutherford
Sheffield Memorial Business Leadership Senior Scholarship

The N. Rutherford Sheffield Memorial Business Leadership Senior Scholarship Award for Entrepreneurial Promise and Achievement is administered by the Lyme-Old Lyme Chamber of Commerce was established in 1999. Until his death in 1998, Mr. Sheffield had served the Chamber for more than 50 years and was a leader in many community-service organizations. Funding for scholarships is provided through the Chamber’s benefit activities throughout the year.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The applicant must be completing his or her SENIOR year at Lyme-Old Lyme High School, or be a resident of Lyme or Old Lyme completing his or her SENIOR year at an
    accredited high school or in a home school program.
  • The applicant should have demonstrated achievement in economics, business, technology, or a
    closely related area.
  • The applicant must be entering college in fall 2018 to pursue a career in business‐related field.
  • The applicant must demonstrate the use of his/her skills in a community setting that requires an
    ability to balance and integrate academics with community service and/or paid employment:
    for example, in an internship, a part‐time job, a business or a non‐profit organization.
  • The applicant must submit a completed application (see attached).
  • The applicant may be asked to participate in an interview at the discretion of the review
    committee.
  • The Chamber’s intent is to award a single scholarship of $1,000 for this award, however the
    Chamber reserves the right to change the amount of the award and to make additional awards
    if deemed appropriate.

Review Committee:

All applications will be reviewed by a committee of representatives from the Lyme–Old Lyme
Chamber of Commerce, who will make the decision regarding the recipient of the award.
Their decision will be final.

Award Benefits:

  • The monetary award presented to the student(s) is intended for use toward college expenses,
    including the purchase of books or other materials required for college.

 

2018 fillableBusiness Leadership Senior Scholarship Application

Lyme-Old Lyme Chamber of Commerce Senior Scholarship for
Promise and Achievement in the Arts

The Lyme-Old Lyme Chamber of Commerce Senior Scholarship for Promise and Achievement in the Arts was established in 2003 to recognize and reward the work of a student graduating from Lyme-Old Lyme High School or residing in Lyme or Old Lyme who has demonstrated achievement in the arts and is entering college in fall 2018 to pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts or equivalent degree at a recognized art school or college.  The applicant is also expected to have integrated community service and/or paid employment into their academic and art studies. Recipients are encouraged to attend the Chamber’s June meeting with examples from their portfolios.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • The applicant must be completing his or her SENIOR year at Lyme-Old Lyme High School, or be a resident of Lyme or Old Lyme completing his or her SENIOR year at an accredited high school or in a home school program.
  • The applicant must have demonstrated achievement in the arts.
  • The applicant must be entering college in fall 2018 to pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts or
    equivalent degree at a recognized art school or college.
  • The applicant must demonstrate the use of his/her skills in a community setting that requires an
    ability to balance and integrate art and academics with community service and/or paid
    employment:  for example, in an internship, a part‐time job, a business or a non‐profit
    organization.
  • The applicant must submit a completed application form (attached).
  • The applicant may be asked to participate in an interview at the discretion of the review
    committee, at which he/she should present a portfolio of their original work.
  • The Chamber’s intent is to award a single scholarship of $1,000. The Chamber, however,
    reserves the right to change the amount of the award and/or to make additional awards if
    deemed appropriate.

Review Committee:

All applications will be reviewed by a committee of representatives from the Lyme–Old Lyme
Chamber of Commerce, who will make the decision regarding the recipient of the award.
Their decision will be final.

Award Benefits:

The monetary award presented to the student(s) is intended for use toward college expenses, including
the purchase of books and/or art materials required for college.

2018 fillablePromise & Achievement in Art Senior Scholarship Application