The application for the 2010 Flinn Scholarship is available now.
Before you begin working on your application, we suggest that you familiarize yourself with the process described on this page and read our general description of What It Takes and our lists of Strategies for Success and Frequently Asked Questions.
A link to the application is at the bottom of this page.
Online Application Overview
The Flinn Scholars Program uses an online electronic application, allowing you to save and check your work, then send your completed application to the Flinn Foundation with a simple click of the mouse.
To apply for the Flinn Scholarship, you will begin by logging on to an external Web site. There you will register your name and choose a password, and the Web site will guide you through the entire process. The site is a major online college-application provider that will protect your privacy.
The following components comprise the online application:
- a form that collects biographical and family data;
- a personal-information sheet on school and community activities, employment, and current studies;
- three essay questions.
Two teacher recommendations and a report from your guidance counselor are also required and must be submitted electronically. The application Web site explains how teachers and counselors submit those recommendations.
In addition to submitting an online report, guidance counselors must mail a copy of your transcripts, including information on course work, class rank, grade-point average, and scores on standardized tests.
It is your responsibility to ensure that all application components are submitted and received by the Flinn Foundation by the deadline, which will be October 23, 2009. Incomplete or late applications will not be reviewed.
You may send questions about the application process to firstname.lastname@example.org.