Student Scholarships

non-school related

Plano Youth Leadership (PYL)

$175

Applications Due: April 30, 2018

Applications are available on the Plano Youth Leadership website: www.planoyouthleadership.org. 

For additional information, contact support@planoyouthleadership.com 

plano isd pta or school sponsored

Andrews Elementary
Yes, $500
Applications Due: May 22, 2018

  • Shall be a Plano ISD graduating senior.
  • Shall have a 3.0 GPA or better (as evidenced by submittal of a copy of your high school transcript or most recent report card)
  • Shall have attended 5th grade at Andrews Elementary School, Plano, TX.
  • Shall enlist in the military, enroll in an accredited 2- or 4- year college or university, or enroll in a vocational or technical institute in the summer of fall semester immediately following the applicant’s high school graduation. An acceptance letter or other verifiable confirmation will be required before the check can be released.
  • Shall submit to the Andrews Elementary PTA one (1) letter of recommendation from a present or former teacher.
  • Shall write and submit to the Andrews Elementary PTA a 1-2 page essay on “If you could give current Andrews students a single piece of advice for the future, what would it be?”.
  • Shall NOT have an immediate family member on the Andrews PTA Scholarship Committee.

The scholarship will be awarded on May 22, 2018, during the annual Senior Reception Day at Andrews Elementary.
For more information or questions:
 andrewseaglespta@gmail.com, Attn: PTA Senior Scholarship


Barksdale Elementary
Yes, 3 each $100
Any Barksdale graduating senior in attendance at the Senior Reception at Barksdale
Names taken upon entrance to the Senior Reception and then three names drawn during reception


Beverly Elementary
Yes, Amount is determined annually by the Board
Applications Due: May 1, 2018

  • Attended Beverly for at least 4 of their 6 elementary years;
  • GPA of 2.5 or better (applicant to provide original or copy of transcript with application);
  • Plan on attending a 2- or 4-year college, vocational or technical school by the next Fall
  • Provide 2 letters of recommendation, from non-relatives; one must be from a current or former teacher
  • Provide one-page essay about their time at Beverly demonstrating how Beverly prepared them to be a successful and productive citizen and/or student.
  • Applicants who meet all the criteria will have their names placed in a drawing and the winner will randomly be selected at the Senior Reception.

Brinker Elementary
Yes

  • a graduating senior enrolled in a Plano ISD school who attended Brinker Elementary School for grades 3-5; and
  • enrolling in an accredited undergraduate degree program at a college or university for the 2018-2019 academic year with a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester.

For more information: www.brinkerpta.org under the "Nomination Forms" section on left hand side of website.
For questions: Brinker PTA Scholarship Committee Chair pastboardmember@brinkerpta.org
Application: Brinker Guidelines and Application


Carpenter MS
Alex Trejo Scholarship, $650
Applications Due: April 20, 2018
Plano ISD graduating seniors who attended Carpenter Middle School for at least two years
For more information: https://tinyurl.com/y968ghno or www.carpenterpta.org
For questions: president@carpenterpta.org
Application: Carpenter Guidelines and Application


Centennial Elementary
Patty H. Meyer Scholarship, $1,000
Applications Due: March 21, 2018

  • a graduating senior enrolled in a Plano ISD school who attended Centennial Elementary School in fifth grade
  • enrolling in an accredited undergraduate degree program at a college or university for the 2018-2019 academic year with a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester
  • Completed Scholarship Application
  • Resume of your extracurricular activities, community service, honors and employment
  • Official copy of your high school transcript
  • 500 word essay: “How Centennial Influenced My Life”
  • Two letters of recommendation

For questions: scholarship@centennialpta.net
Application Centennial Guidelines and Application


Daffron Elementary

$500

Applications Due: May 1, 2018

 

Must have attended Daffron for at least two years, including 5th grade
• Plan on attending a 2- or 4-year college, vocational, or technical school by fall of 2018
• Have a parent who was a Daffron PTA member
• Submit an essay answering the following question: 

What event from your high school years stands out the most in your mind? What event from
your years at Daffron stands out most in your mind? How are these events similar and how are
they different?

 

Winner of Daffron Scholarship will be announced at the Senior Class of 2018 Senior Class Reception on Thursday, May 16.

Daffron Scholarship Daffron Scholarship Application

 

Invitation to the Senior Class of 2018 Senior Class Reception can be found HERE

 


Dooley Elementary

$500

Applications Due: May 4, 2018

  • GPA of 3.0 or better
  • Planning on attending a 2- or 4-year college, vocational or technical school, or enlisting in the military by fall of 2018
  • 2 letters of recommendation, not from relatives; one must be from a current or former teacher
  • Resume
  • Official transcrip
  • 500+ word essay about your time at Dooley. Pick one of the following:
    • Describe a challenging situation you experienced while at Dooley and how a teacher, mentor, or faculty member helped you through it. How did that person affect your beliefs, worldview, and future goals? If you were an educator, how would you apply this tactic to your students?
    • If you could travel back in time and talk to your younger self at Dooley elementary, what would you say? What kind of advice, encouragement, or suggestions would you give?
    • How did your experience at Dooley shape you into the person you are today?

Winner of Dooley Scholarship will be announced at the Senior Class of 2018 Senior Class Reception on Thursday, May 24.

Dooley Scholarship Application


Hickey Elementary
Hickey Elementary PTA does not offer a scholarship. Rather, their PTA gives out Door Prizes at the May reunion to graduating Seniors who attended Hickey Elementary.
For questions: president@hickeyelementarypta.org


Hightower Elementary
 Hightower Elementary PTA Alumni Scholarship, $500
Applications Due: May 1, 2018

  • Attended Hightower for two years, including fifth grade
  • Will graduate from a PISD Senior High
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA
  • Plan to attend a university or junior college in the fall following graduation
  • Submit an essay to PTA for consideration

For questions: Senior Scholarship Chair, senior-scholarship@hightowerpta.org
Application: Hightower Guidelines and Scholarship Application


Frankford Middle School
Yes
Applications Due: All info should be posted by April 15, 2018
Seniors attending a Plano school who attended Frankford Middle school all three years

For more information: www.frankfordpta.com all info should be posted by April 15
For questions: president@frankfordpta.org
Application: Frankford Guidelines and Scholarship Application


Hedgcoxe Elementary

Yes, $500

Applications Due: April 30, 2018

  • Attended Hedgcoxe Elementary School for at least two years, including 5th grade
  • Have a 2.5 min. GPA
  • Must complete a 500 to 1500 word essay titled "How My Years at Hedgcoxe Elementary Impacted Me”
  • A personal history including extracurricular activities, awards, etc.
  • Two recommendation letters from non-family members
  • Plan to attend a 2- or 4-year college in the Fall

Application: https://tinyurl.com/ya4vor52


Hendrick Middle School

Yes

Applications Due: March 19, 2018

  • Be a United States citizen or hold permanent residence status.
  • Minimum GPA 3.0 or 2.75 from a PISD senior high school campus in June 2018.
  • Demonstrate financial need completing FAFSA and providing necessary documentation
  • Complete application.
  • Submit an essay describing your adversities, how you have overcome them, and what going to college means to you
  • Provide reference letters

For more information: https://www.hendrickscholarship.org/home.html

     Finalists will be interviewed and scholarships will be awarded at each high school's senior awards night.

For Questions: Please see your guidance counselor, call the Hendrick office at 972-535-6714 or visit hendrickscholarship.org for more information


Jasper High School
Two $500 (one male student and one female student)
Applications Due: April 27, 2018

  • Have been a paid PTSA member for both 9th and 10th grade at Jasper High School *, and
  • Must be a 2018 graduating senior from a Plano Independent School District school.
  • Student must attend a college/university or vocational program for Fall, 2018. Transcript must be attached. No exceptions

For questions: VP Membership, membership@jasperptsa.org
Application: Jasper Guidelines and Scholarship Application


McMillan High School
Yes, (one male student and one female student)

  • Must have attended McMillen in 9th and 10th grade and a PTSA member both years.
  • Students are not required to apply. Scholarship recipients are randomly selected from all eligible students.

For questions: president@jasperptsa.org


Mitchell Elementary
Yes
Attended Mitchell Elementary from kindergarten through 5th grade
For more information: https://mitchellpta.membershiptoolkit.com/memberhome
For questions: programs@mitchellpta.net


Rice Middle School
Yes, $500

  • Applicant must be a graduating high school senior from a Plano ISD school.
  • At least one of the applicant’s parents must have been a member of the Rice Middle School PTA for at least two of the three years you attended Rice Middle School.
  • Applicant must plan to be enrolled and attend full-time in an accredited college or university or a technical institute in the summer or fall semester immediately following high school graduation.

A completed application and a verification of enrollment (VOE) from their current Plano ISD school must be received by April 1, 2018 to Rice Middle School PTA, Attn: Scholarship, 8500 Gifford Dr., Plano, TX 75025

Application


Robinson Middle School

Yes, $500

Application Due: By Noon on Friday, April 27, 2018

  • Have a parent who was a paid PTA member while the student was in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade at Robinson Middle School.
  • Be a 2018 graduating senior from a Plano Independent School District school.
  • Attend a college/university or vocational program for Fall 2018. VOE or transcript must be attached. No exceptions.

A winner will be drawn at the Robinson Middle School General PTA meeting on May 17, 2018.

Please complete scholarship form and attach VOE or transcript and return to: Robinson Middle School PTA, ATTN: VP of Membership


Shepherd Elementary
Yes, Betty Washington Scholarship
Applications Due: May 11, 2018 in Shepard Elementary Office by noon

  • The applicant exited their fifth grade year at Shepard Elementary.
  • The applicant is a graduating senior in the spring semester that the scholarship is being awarded.
  • The applicant is enrolled in the Plano Independent School District at the time of application
  • The applicant shall provide proof of acceptance to a college, university or community college.

Application: Shepherd Scholarship Guidelines and Application

Invitation to the Senior Class of 2018 Senior Class Reception can be found HERE


Shepton
Yes, $500, Jostens-Shepton High School Alumni Scholarship

  • A senior who will graduate in June 2018 from a Plano ISD Senior High School or Plano ISD Academy Program School
  • An alumnus of Shepton High School who attended Shepton High School throughout ninth and tenth grades
  • Have a minimum 2.5 GPA at time of application
  • Will attend an accredited college or university or a technical institution in the summer or fall immediately following graduation, with attendance beginning on or before September 15, 2018.

To apply for the Jostens-Shepton High School Alumni Scholarship, eligible applicants must submit the following:

1) The completed, signed application form (below)

2) A 500 to 1500 word essay titled “Shepton High School – A Stepping Stone to My Future”

(Essay must be typed, in 10 or 12 point Times New Roman font)

3) Essay Cover Sheet (page 2, attached)

4) Official high school transcript with GPA

Applications must be received by Friday, May 4, 2018. Application may be dropped off or mailed to Shepton High School, Attn: Rhonda Snyder, Shepton PTSA President, 5505 Plano Parkway, Plano, TX, 75093.


Stinson Elementary

Barbara Salamone Scholarship, $750 and $500
Any graduating seniors enrolled in PISD who attended Stinson, whether that be for their entire elementary career or just a semester.
For more information: www.stinsonpta.org
For questions: Jenn Hoeppner at parliamentarian@stinsonpta.org
Application: Stinson Guidelines and Scholarship Application

Deadline is Friday, April 13, 2018