SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH SPARK
Scholarship Opportunities Through SPARK
Posted on 01/26/2018
Looking to offer your students scholarship opportunities? SPARK, the Education Foundation for Prince William County Public Schools, will award more than ten scholarships to graduating seniors this year. Applications are now available on the SPARK website for the following scholarships:
- The Dr. Kelly Scholarship offers $1,000 to three graduating high school seniors who intend to pursue studies to become a teacher.
- The Micron and Lockheed Martin Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Scholarship offers $1,500 to at least one graduating high school senior who plans to pursue a career in Technology, Engineering, or Math.
- The CTE Scholarship will award $1,000 to one graduate of PWCS who completed a VDOE approved CTE sequence of courses and plans to pursue a Professional Certification, an Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree, or an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)
- The CTE Post-Secondary Scholarship will award $1,000 to one graduate of PWCS who completed a VDOE approved CTE sequence of courses and plans to pursue a CTE plan of study at a post-secondary institute.
- The Nursing Scholarship offers $1,000 to one graduate of PWCS who participated in the License Practical Nursing program and is continuing a plan of study in nursing.
- The Chick-fil-A Prince William County Scholarship offers $4,000 to one PWCS graduating high school senior.
- The YES Scholarship offers $5,000 to one graduating high school senior that attended Yorkshire Elementary School for at least one year.
SPARK also manages the following Scholarship Funds:
Austin Trenum Memorial Scholarship- Brentsville District High School
$1,000 to graduating high school senior at Brentsville District High School.
Kristen Marie Harkness Memorial Scholarship- Osbourn Park High School
$1,500 to graduating high school senior at Osbourn Park High School.
Sara Lott Memorial Scholarship- Forest Park High School
$1,500 to graduating high school senior at Forest Park High School.
David J Cobb Foundation Scholarship- Osbourn Park High School
$1,000 to one 2018 graduate of Osbourn Park High School who plans to pursue a degree in the medical field.
Victor A. Cahoon Scholarship- Osbourn Park High School
$3,000 to graduating high school senior at Osbourn Park High School.
Payton’s Project – Freeze Bullying Scholarship
This scholarship awards $1,000 to one eligible graduating high school senior from each of the twelve (12) Prince William County High Schools, that plan to pursue studies at a higher learning institute.
Ryan S. Heckman Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship awards $2,500 to one graduating PWCS high school senior who has lost a sibling (includes step/half siblings).
Apple Federal Credit Union Future Educator Scholarship
This scholarship awards $2,000 to at least one graduating high school senior that plans to enroll in a teacher preparation program to pursue teacher certification.
The applicant must be at least one of the following: Member of Today’s Students Tomorrow’s Teachers (TSTT); Student enrolled in the Virginia Teachers for Tomorrow (VTfT) course; Active participant in the high school’s Educators Rising organization.
To download these applications or for more information visit www.poweredbyspark.org or contact SPARK for further information at 703.791.8003.
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