Skip To Main Content

Peterson PTA Scholarship

Peterson PTA Scholarship

 

Peterson Elementary PTA offers one $500 scholarship permitted by the approved budget, to graduating high school seniors who will be enrolled in an accredited college or university or a technical/vocational institute in the summer or fall semester immediately following his/her high school graduation.  Funds for the scholarship come from Peterson PTA membership dues, fundraising, and community sponsorships.

Purpose of Scholarship

The purpose is to support high school seniors that attended Peterson Elementary School who are focused on achieving career goals through higher education.  In evaluating each application, the Peterson PTA Scholarship Committee will consider service, participation in school activities, community involvement and scholastic merit.

 

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant must meet the following eligibility requirements:

· Applicant must have attended OA Peterson Elementary School at least three years, and be a graduating high school senior.

· Applicant must be a current member of their high school PTSA or a current member of the Peterson PTA.

· Applicant must be enrolled in an accredited college or university or a technical/vocational institute in the summer or fall semester immediately following his/her high school graduation.

· Applicant must submit a completed application and required documents to the Peterson PTA by March 31, 2023.

 

Submission Requirements

In order to qualify, the applicant must complete and submit the following:

·Peterson PTA Scholarship Application

·Typed resume detailing school activities, community involvement, and work experience

· A copy of high school transcript

· A copy of current PTA/PTSA membership card

· A 250-500 word essay (typed, double-spaced, Times New Roman 12 pt font, 1 inch margins) discussing a meaningful volunteer experience and the impact it had on you.

· Letter of Recommendation from a teacher, counselor, community leader, or employer. Letters from relatives will not be accepted. 

**The application is due by March 31, 2023.  

ACCESS SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION HERE

Applications received after this date will not be considered**

MUST HAVE THE SUBJECT LINE:

“PETERSON PTA SCHOLARSHIP”

EMAIL APPLICATION AND ALL DOCUMENTS TO:

PetersonPTAScholarship@gmail.com