2019 Cambridge High School PTSA Scholarship

CAMBRIDGE HIGH SCHOOL PTSA

CLASS OF 2019 SCHOLARSHIP

The Cambridge High School PTSA is pleased to announce its annual College Scholarship program for the Class of 2019. This year the PTSA will offer five senior scholarships:

  • Five $500 scholarships.

The scholarships are designed to recognize outstanding CHS seniors who have demonstrated exceptional character through academics and school/community involvement.

The scholarship is available to students who are members of the CHS PTSA. Click HERE to download Cambridge PTSA membership form to attach to the application package if needed.  This scholarship is made possible from generous contributions of Cambridge High School PTSA members.

Minimum Criteria: Successful applicants must demonstrate these minimum qualifications:

- Academic achievement - a cumulative average minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

- Good Citizenship - by having no ISS or OSS suspension in his/her high school career

- Progress toward the current graduating class with appropriate credits to graduate

- Current member of the PTSA (covered in Senior Dues)

Additional Criteria: Successful applicants may also demonstrate the following:

- Leadership with the school and/or community

- Outstanding employment history and evaluations

- A commitment to community service

- Outstanding contributions to extracurricular activities 

How to Apply: Complete the application (all entries must be typed) and send to CHSscholarship@yahoo.com.  Additional requirements- essay, two recommendation letters, Counseling Office Letter.

Deadline: Submit completed application by Friday, March 1, 2019.

Additional Notes to the Applicant:

-The CHS PTSA Scholarship must be used for the winner’s 2019/20 educational needs only- such as college tuition, mandatory fees, books, etc.

-All information provided in support of the scholarship will be kept confidential.

-The CHS PTSA Scholarship Committee will not discriminate based on race, creed, color, orientation or country of origin.

-The CHS PTSA Scholarship Committee will be made up of members, faculty and staff.

-The PTSA Scholarship winners will be recognized at the CHS Honors Night.

Application Steps:

1. Download HERE

2. Open the word document and click 'Enable Editing' appearing on top of the word document to input the information. COMPLETE ALL PARTS.

3. Save the file with applicant's first name and last name.

4. Attach and send file of the above application to CHSscholarship@yahoo.com.

Recommendation letters and GPA verification forms

Print the recommendation letters and give to appropriate person to fill and submit.

Two Recommendation Forms –

  • One must be from a Cambridge HS Teacher focusing on your work in the classroom (CLASSROOM ACHIEVEMENT).
  • The second must focus on an extracurricular activity and may be from either a Cambridge HS staff person or an adult from outside Cambridge HS who has worked with you in an extracurricular capacity (EXTRACURRICULAR ACHIEVEMENT).

It is recommended that you include a pre-addressed stamped envelope with the Extracurricular Recommendation letter if the person is outside of Cambridge High School.

Cambridge High School, Counseling Office, 2845 Bethany Bend, Milton, GA 30004

Checklist:

Application

Recommendation letters - 2

Counseling Office letter