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Apply for A Perkins Family Scholarship Today

02/13/2015

The Perkins Family Scholarship is designed to assist seniors who pursue a post-secondary education. The one-time scholarship is open to students who meet the following criteria:

  • Are in good academic standing and enrolled at a high school listed below
  • Have an unweighted grade point average between 2.50 and 3.25
  • Show evidence of being involved and motivated in their studies
  • Demonstrate responsibility and a strong work ethic
  • Have excellent school attendance
  • Intend on attending an accredited four-year college or university or a two-year accredited technical school
     

Seven scholarships will be awarded. One $1,400 scholarship each will be awarded to a deserving senior enrolled at the following schools: Case High School, Horlick High School, Park High School or Walden III High School.

Students must complete the one page application form, write an essay and provide two letters of reference, one from an educator and one from a non-school related person. All applications must be typed. Hardcopy applications are available at each school’s guidance office. You may also download an application and submit it to your high school guidance counselor. Each applicant shall be judged based on the criteria above, financial need and the quality of the essay.

Applications must be submitted to high school guidance counselors no later than Monday, April 13, 2017.