Since 1948, the SHS PTA Scholarship Fund for College
has been providing one-year grants to college-bound seniors.ELIGIBILITY:
Graduating seniors of Scarsdale who are pursuing higher education are eligible to apply.CRITERIA:
Grants are made to Scarsdale seniors on the basis of demonstrated financial need.GRANT AMOUNTS:
Grant amounts generally range from $1,000 to $7,500 and are valid during the recipients’ freshman year of college or the equivalent of the first two semesters of college.HOW MANY?
There is no fixed number of recipients. Awards are based on need, the number of 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 letter 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, from sales of "Gift of Education" cards, honoree letters, and other fundraising efforts.APPLICATION PROCESS:
Applications will be made available in late winter and may be obtained from any Dean at the High School or online. Completed applications should be submitted to the Scholarship Committee by the first week of May.
For more information, please contact Scholarship Fund Chair Laurie Medvinsky
or SHS PTA President Joey Silberfein.