The PVP Council of PTAs scholarship is open to all students in 12th grade, graduating class of 2019, who are continuing with higher education at the college level, and have been enrolled all four years of high school as a student of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Unified School District. All information must be included as indicated; failure to complete the requested information will disqualify the applicant. Student applicant MUST be a current PTSA member no later than 30 days prior to the application deadline (February 19, 2019.) Membership applications are available in the College Career Center or by clicking the link above. This application must be submitted along with the student’s answer to the essay question as indicated on the instructions below. The final deadline for submitting qualified applications for award consideration is Thursday, March 21, 2019, to the College Career Center.
The final recipients will be determined by the scholarship committee as appointed by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Council of PTAs, and their decision is final. Awarding of the scholarship is contingent upon receiving applications that meet the requirements as determined by the committee and will be awarded as follows:
$1000 scholarship to an applicant attending Palos Verdes Peninsula High School
$1000 scholarship to an applicant attending Palos Verdes High School
$500 scholarship to an applicant attending Rancho Del Mar High School
This is a one-time scholarship, and will be awarded to the winning recipients during the Palos Verdes Peninsula Honorary Service Awards Event on
May 31, 2019, at Trump National Golf Club. The winners will also be awarded with a special certificate at the student’s “Honor and Awards Night.” (Peninsula High School 5/28/19, PV High School 5/20/19)
Scholarships for Nurses:
Registered Nurses are eligible to apply for the $500 Continuing Education Scholarship for School Nurses. You must be employed in a California public school during the preceding year, have a nursing contract for the current year-and assignment in-at least one PTA school, plan to continue as a public school nurse, and use the scholarship at approved institutions or providers, such as nursing schools, hospitals, organized nursing groups and private providers that meet California Board of Registered Nursing requirements.
Scholarships for Teachers/Counselors:
Credentialed teachers and counselors who have a minimum of three years' experience in a California public school are eligible to apply for the $500 Continuing Education Scholarship for Credentialed Classroom Teachers and Counselors. You must be employed in a California public school during the preceding year and plan to continue working as a teacher or counselor.
Scholarships for Volunteers:
PTA volunteers with at least three years of service are eligible to apply for the $500 Continuing Education Scholarship. Your scholarship must be used for advanced studies at accredited California colleges, universities, trade and technical schools.
***Nurses, teachers/ counselors and volunteers must apply for scholarships by October 15. The scholarship must be used January 1-December 31 following the year of award: proof of your enrollment and completion must be provided to California State PTA by June 1.