Each One Reach One Scholarship Fund

In support of NC A&T State University, Dr. Kenneth Ruff wishes to create the Each One Reach One Scholarship. This fund will enhance the quality of education offered to students in the University Marching Band. Dr. Kenneth Ruff pledges a minimum of $10,000 to be paid by August 2011.

1. Hereafter Each One Reach One Scholarship Fund shall be referred to as "The Fund" and the North Carolina A&T University Foundation, Inc. shall be referred to as the "Foundation."
2. All designated funds donated by Dr. Kenneth Ruff and other contributors shall be placed in The Fund and shall be identified as such by the Foundation.
3. The university's scholarship office will process the scholarships. Applications, along with recommendations will be taken annually by the University Band Director. A committee appointed by the Scholarship Office shall review the applications and select the recipient(s). Two awards will be granted annually in the fall of each year in increments of $500 to $1,000, as funds are available.

Each One Reach One Scholarship Fund Criteria

Scholarship awards will be made based on the following criteria:
• Applicants must be enrolled as a student at NC A&T State University and must apply for financial aid.
• All students receiving scholarship dollars must be an active participant in the university band programs.
• Completed application typed or written in blue or black ink.
• Each applicant must provide a personal statement detailing why they should be selected.
• Recipients must reapply to renew scholarship annually.

If future circumstances prevent The Fund from being used according to the above criteria, the Foundation’s Board of Directors reserves the right to modify this agreement in the best interest of the university.

Pledge Form for the Each One Reach One Scholarship Fund