IMPACT SCHOLARS PROGRAM
IMPORTANT NOTE: All Students must register through the Student Portal, NOT the Parent Portal. Please read the updated message from CEF below.
RE: IMPACT Chandler Scholars Program Participation
To All 2018-2019 CUSD Freshmen, Parents and Guardians:
We would like to invite you to participate in an opportunity unique to Chandler Unified School District (CUSD). For over 32 years Chandler Education Foundation (CEF), a 501(c)3 non-profit, has supported CUSD staff and students. Our mission is to promote excellence in education, lifelong learning and responsible citizenship. The IMPACT Chandler Scholars program encourages students to give back to our community and maintain a high GPA and attendance. We are here to help you find ways to connect with our community. There is nothing to lose and much to gain! This is also a great way to grow your resume or scholarship portfolio and connect with other students in CUSD.
• Complete at least 35 hours of community service* before the first day of junior year
• Complete a total of 100 hours of community service* by April 1st of graduating year
• Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.4 or greater
• Maintain a cumulative attendance of 95% or greater
Qualifying IMPACT Chandler Scholars Receive:
• Recognition at graduation including an honor cord distinguishing the student as an ICS Scholar
• Certificate of Achievement
• (2) Letters of recommendation
• Invitation to a recognition reception
• Eligibility to apply for a competitive ICS Scholarship**
Please complete the form found under the IMPACT Chandler Scholars portion of Infinite Campus (Student Portal) and indicate whether you choose to participate in the program, or opt-out. Students/parents and guardians will receive an email confirming the decision. You may begin submitting community service hours as soon as you receive email verification that you have been enrolled (typically within two weeks of submission).
Please see attached document for instructions on how to login to the Infinite Campus portal and complete the form. Please remember this is only available through the student portal, not the parent portal.
Questions? Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are excited to support your dedication to education and our community!
Chandler Education Foundation
*Volunteer service performed through a religious organization must benefit the broader community and typically be performed outside the organization’s grounds. It may not involve religious teaching or instruction.
** The IMPACT Chandler Scholarship is awarded based on designated funds raised by CEF. Completion of the ICS Program does not guarantee a financial award. 2018 funding consisted of $72,000 in $1,000 scholarship awards.
***Enroll Deadline is November 1st