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Lightridge PTSO Scholarship Program

The purpose of the Lightridge High School PTSO scholarship program is to acknowledge graduating seniors who seek to further their education, at a vocational/technical school or college/university. These financial gifts are intended to support and encourage these students on their journey to reach their academic and career goals.

Scholarships are made possible through the generosity of community donors and Lightridge High School sponsors.   PTSO scholarships will support and be awarded to students who have demonstrated excellence in academic performance, extracurricular achievements, or outstanding contributions to their community.

Scholarship Awards range up to $2500 and will be awarded during the Senior Awards Night in May.  Scholarship recipients will be notified prior to Senior Awards Night.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Completed forms should be submitted to LRHSscholarship@gmail.com

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • The applicant must be a graduating senior attending Lightridge High School.

  • The applicant will attend a higher education/accredited institution in the summer/fall of 2024.

  • Must be a PTSO student member or  a PTSO Family Member.


REQUIREMENTS:

  • All areas on the original application form must be completed.

  • The application must be TYPED. No handwritten applications will be accepted.

  • Must submit the School and Community Involvement sheet or

  • Two Letters of Recommendation: 

    • One from a teacher, school counselor, or school faculty/staff.

    • One community recommendation from the following: a place of employment, coach, neighbor, community leaders, or any non-relative that can provide a written statement about how you contributed to your community.

Please answer the following essay question: (350-500 words)

  1. Tell us about yourself and how you have been the light at Lightridge by highlighting any of the following: Character, leadership, volunteerism, work ethic, purpose, contributions, and teamwork.

Please answer ONE of the following essay questions: (350-500 words)

  1. What kind of future do you envision for yourself and your community? 

  2. The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience?

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

Please submit your application with the listed requirements no later than 11:59PM by April 5, 2024.

**All information in the application must be  accurate, and the essay included is the applicant’s own work.

**All Scholarship checks are non-transferrable and are made payable to the winning recipients choice of accredited post high school institution (i.e., college, university, vocational school) that they will be attending in the upcoming Summer/Fall.

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