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California High PTSA Scholarships

Scholarships

California High PTSA Scholarships

2018 Scholarship Application

Application Window Opens: Thursday, March 1, 2018

Application Deadline: Friday, April 27, 2018 

 

Eligibility:

The scholarship is open to all California High School graduating seniors with a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 2.0 or above who plan to continue their education at a two or four year college, business school or trade school.

 

Applicant must be a PTSA member. If you are not a member, please contact Rumi Varma at rumivarma@yahoo.com as soon as possible to find out how to become a member and get a membership application. Membership fee is $10.00; check made payable to California High PTSA.

 

Award Amount:

  • Four (4) scholarships of $500 each to a Senior Grizzly.
  • Iron Horse PTA’s $500 'Jaguar Scholarship' to a graduating Grizzly who attended Iron Horse Middle School.
  • Pine Valley PTA’s $500 'Puma Scholarship' to a graduating Grizzly who attended Pine Valley Middle School.

 Application Procedure:

 * Please submit a 2-3 page essay and answer the below:

  • Describe your school activities, and briefly explain why you chose to participate in those activities, how you contributed to them, what you learned, how you grew, etc.
  • Describe your community volunteer activities and briefly explain why you chose to volunteer in those activities, how you contributed, what you learned, how you grew, etc.
  • Indicate your post-secondary education and career plans, including the school you plan to attend in the fall. Briefly explain why you chose the school (If you have not yet decided on a specific school, please list the schools you are considering.

* Send your contact information, the name of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District middle school you attended and the 2-3 page essay to scholarship.chsptsa@gmail.com.

 

Applicants will be judged by a PTSA sub-committee of 3-5 members. Judges won't know the name of the applicants until winners have been chosen.