Elaine was a mother, a partner, a counselor, a colleague, an educator, and a friend… No matter which role she was stepping into, she always demonstrated love, passion, and commitment to excellence. Her ability to juggle the demands and stresses of life, while never compromising on her values, is what built Elaine’s legacy and left a lasting imprint on those around her. The initiatives she pioneered as Executive Director of CAPE continue to grow and thrive, and the wisdom and kindness she bestowed on her friends and family will never be forgotten.
HOW TO APPLY — on CAPE’s website (form below) or through your school
  • Submit a current resume (including any volunteer work or extracurriculars)
  • Submit a copy of transcripts from all 4 years of high school
  • Preferred overall grade point average of 80 or above
    • PLEASE NOTE: If you have struggled academically, you WILL NOT be disqualified. You may submit a written explanation (250 words or less) of any challenges you have faced and how you have overcome them.
  • Submit a written essay (minimum of 500 words)—pick ONE of the prompts below.
    • Who is someone in your life who has inspired you to continue reaching for the best version of yourself? What does that “best version” mean to you?
    • How will you use this scholarship to further your academic endeavors? How do you intend to utilize what you learn in college within your community?
  • OPTIONAL—Submit a letter of recommendation
    • This should be a letter from a coach, mentor, or teacher who can speak in detail about your service to the community, your dedication to extracurricular activities, your commitment to your academics, and/or any perseverance you’ve demonstrated on your journey of personal growth.

If you are looking to submit documentation (such as a letter of recommendation) on behalf of a student -OR- you have trouble with our online form below, please send your submission to etms@capedc.org with subject: ETMS [Name of Student Applicant].

Please fill out the form below to be considered for this scholarship award.

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