Spark creative ideas for your application. LOCATI EDGE values “The Ask.”
Applicants will be rated on the following criteria: mission compatibility, expanded learning, effort and creativity.
Is the overall concept in keeping with Locati Edge’s intent and mission?
What are the potential benefits on a personal level for the applicant?
Are there any underlying circumstances that lend purpose to his or her experience?
How might this experience benefit others or is there a deeper meaning or reason to this proposal?
Is the applicant seizing opportunities which are innovative?
Does their proposal include a special spark of imagination, creativity, and effort?
Successful applications in the past have included (but are not limited to):
Frequently Asked Questions
I am intimidated by the personal essay requirement, can I get creative about this part of the application?
Yes, we encourage creativity and imagination when submitting the application.
My child wants to do an after school camp. Will you accept applications for this type of experience?
If you feel this specific experience will benefit your child, then yes. The overall mission is based on your child’s involvement.
I want to apply on behalf of an organization, there would be no active personal involvement on my part; is this acceptable?
The overall mission is based on your involvement. This situation would not be awarded by the review committee.
I am behind with my application, can I still submit the application past the due date?
While we would like to accommodate situations in which you are past the deadline, we really do want to encourage kids to consider the dates as a true deadline.
I have been involved with Locati Edge in the past, can I apply again?
We are grateful and encouraged by the excitement which has been generated by participation in the Locati Edge program. Absolutely, you may apply again – there is no limit. We also welcome feedback from your past experience, let us know what you have learned.
How can I thank the Locati Edge committee?
Any and all thank you’s are welcome and appreciated. We especially like feedback about your experience in written or verbal form. Photos and videos are appreciated and fun to have.
I was selected to receive the scholarship but my concept fell through, can I change to a different concept?
We would like to strongly attempt to prevent this from happening, although we do realize there can be extenuating circumstances. Please contact us if this situation arises.