WHAT IS THE FUND?
Since 1948,the SHS PTA Scholarship Fund for College
has helped almost 850 college-bound seniors by providing one-year grants for college.WHO IS ELIGIBILE?
Graduating seniors of Scarsdale High School who are pursuing higher education are eligible to apply.CRITERIA:
Grants are made to seniors in good standing and who will receive a SHS diploma, on the basis of demonstrated financial need.AMOUNT OF A GRANT:
Grant amounts generally range from $1,000 to $7,500.HOW MANY?
There is no fixed number of recipients. Awards are based on need, the number of qualified applicants, and available funds. Grants are for freshman year only. Students in need of aid for the remaining college years may apply to the Scarsdale Foundation
The Scholarship Fund Grant Committee makes allocations and administers the fund. All applications are held in the strictest confidence; applications are reviewed by number and not by name.FUND CONTRIBUTORS:
The money available each year for scholarship grants comes from contributions by individuals, foundations, local businesses and community groups who have responded to an annual appeal, and from sales of "Gift of Education" cards.APPLICATION PROCESS:
Applications will be made available after January 1 and may be obtained from any Dean at the High School or online. The deadline for completed applications will be in the first week of May.
For more information, please contact Scholarship Fund Chair Seema Jaggi
or SHS PTA President Deb Morel.