Smiles of
     The Rotary Club of Marion and Klein and Cook Orthodontic LLC recently approved an agreement in which the Rotary Club would screen and approve applicants for orthodonic services to be performed free of charge in a new service Drs. Klein and Cook calls the "Smiles of Hope Scholarship Program."

     The applications must meet the following requirements:

1. Applicants must have resided in the country one year or greater
2. Applicants must be between the ages of 7 and 18 years
3. Applicants parents must have a combined income that is lower     than 150% of the Federal poverty level. If the applicant qualifies for free or reduced school lunches, they are encouraged to apply.
     All Applications must contain the following:
1. A recent photo
2. Age and locator information (i.e. phone number, e-mail, address, etc.)
3. Paragraph written by the applicant about how the scholarship will benefit them.
4. Two letters of recommendation (preferably from a dentist, teacher, clergy, etc.)
5. Verify parent's income in the form of the previous year's tax returns, W-2, or paystub information must be available on request.
6. Agreement that the application and photos become the property of the scholarship program committee and will not be returned to applicant.
7. Signed consent that names and photos can be used for professional presentations and to announce the scholarship recipient on Klein and Cook Orthodontic's website and the Rotary Club of Marion, IL website.

Download the Smiles of Hope Application