Howard M. Ruskin Scholarship Foundation Application (For Roosevelt HS Only)

Since 2006, the Ruskin Howard Foundation has been awarding scholaships to graduating students at Theodore Roosevelt High School. This application must be completed in full to be considered for the scholarship.
The following additional information is required:
*A completed application
*Official transcripts
*An informational letter or statement describing: “Why you want to go to college and why you should be a recipient of the Howard M. Ruskin Scholarship”
*Copy of your Student Aid Report (SAR) from FAFSA, which indicates your Estimated Student Index (SAI)
*One letter of recommendation
*A wallet size (head and shoulder) photograph of yourself.

Varies Up to $10,000
Supplemental Questions
  1. Official Transcript Required
  2. Please list your graduation date:
  3. 1: Letter of recommendation from individuals with direct knowledge of the applicant's abilities, accomplishments, and potential. One teacher recommendation and/or from a counselor, community service manager, employer, etc. Recommendation letters from family members will not be accepted. Recommendations must be signed, and on school/organizational letterhead.
  4. An informational letter or statement describing: “Why you want to go to college and why you should be a recipient of the Howard M. Ruskin Scholarship”
  5. Have you completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)?
  6. Please upload a copy of your FAFSA Submission Summary (FSS) ( If you have issues please email your documents to
  7. Upload an appropriate black/white OR color head-shot photograph
  8. Parent/Guardian First & Last Name
  9. Please list the occupation of your parents or legal guardian.
  10. Parents (check appropriate one)
  11. Please list the name of your siblings (List name, age, and employment)
  12. Describe Extracurricular Activities in school and/or Outside of School: offices, clubs, athletics, etc.? (Indicate years of participation and highest level or offices achieved).
  13. You are required to list your work history (if applicable)
  14. What are your career objectives / goals?
  15. In order of preference, list all colleges or universities to which you have applied or intend to apply for admission. State whether your application has been accepted, rejected, or is pending.
  16. List the names and amounts of scholarships you have been awarded
  17. Have you applied for Loans?
  18. Describe your loans
  19. What is the adjusted gross income submitted on the most recent Federal Income Tax form for you (if applicable) and your parent(s)?
  20. Please list and explain community service activities (school or non-school related) which you are actively involved.
  21. While in college, must you contribute to the support of anyone, other than yourself? and Whom?
  22. Are there any unusual circumstances such as extended family illness, unusual medical expenses, elderly dependents, or other factors about your financial situation which you feel should be taken into consideration by the committee? If so please explain:
  23. ANTICIPATED EXPENSES (complete information is required)
  24. I certify that the information in the application is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge and belief. To assist in the determination of financial aid, I hereby authorize the release to the scholarship committee of all information in this application, and the information submitted to the college scholarship service if required.
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