Take action now and apply for the First District and La Canada PTA Council Scholarships. Use one application to apply for BOTH the First District and La Canada PTA Council scholarships. Council PTAs in good standing may submit one application for each council high school PTSA/PTA. The due date is March 17, 2021
 
Link to First District PTA Commemorative Scholarship information and application HERE. DO NOT return your applications to First District. Scan all items and email to Lisa Henderson at LAS_Henderson@yahoo.com
  
The First District PTA Commemorative Scholarship Fund was established to commemorate First District PTA volunteers who were long-time, dedicated child advocates and whose tireless efforts contributed greatly to the benefit of students, parents, and schools within the geographic area of First District PTA. Commemorative scholarships in the amount of $750 each are awarded to acknowledge graduating high school students who have achievements, service, and involvement in the following areas:
  • COMMUNITY SERVICE 
  • LEADERSHIP
  • SCHOOL RELATED ACTIVITIES
  • EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES 
  • WORK EXPERIENCE 
  • EXTENUATING CIRCUMSTANCES
The student applicant must be:
  • A 2021 graduating high school senior from a council /Unit OOC HS PTSA/PTA; (or PCC student)
  • A resident of California
  • A current member of the high school PTSA/PTA; the high school PTA/PTSA must be in good standing
  • Planning to attend a community college, trade or tech school, or four-year college or university in the fall (2021)
 
 First District PTA encourages applications reflective of students who have:
  • A minimum GPA of 2.0
  • Worked diligently and to the best of their academic abilities
  • Displayed good citizenship in a positive manner
  • Been involved in school and community activities, and
  • Held an after school, part-time or summer job, and/or managed extra home responsibilities.
APPLICATION PACKET - Scan all items and email to Lisa Henderson at LAS_Henderson@yahoo.com by March 17, 2021.
❑ Completed Application Form 
❑ Legible Copy of your current PTA membership card on 8 1/2” x 11” sheet of paper 
❑ Student Personal Statement – Response to prompt questions (no more than 500 words total) 
❑ Completed Reference Form with Letter of Recommendation – Filled out by School Faculty/Community Member 
❑ Copy of School Transcript
 
Any questions, please contact Lisa Henderson at LAS_Henderson@yahoo.com.