The William R. Rooney Award Reference

Completed references must be received in The Horace Smith Fund office no later than March 1st.

Name of Student

The person above has applied for a William R. Rooney Award and has given your name as a reference. Please answer the questions below, rate the applicant in comparison with other students whom you know, and provide an essay elaborating on the student’s strengths, accomplishments and other significant information regarding potential and work ethic.

Scholastic ability
Intellectual curiosity
Hard working
Character
Leadership
Creativity
Ability to get along with others

Please state within the below Statement field why you would consider this applicant to be a good candidate for the William R. Rooney Award.
In this highly competitive scholarship program, your reference is very important.
Include any additional information, favorable or unfavorable, and any knowledge of financial need you think will assist the Scholarship Committee in making the decision.

Please state why you would consider this applicant to be a good candidate for the scholarship.
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