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Wilcox PTSA Scholarship due March 15, 2019

Seniors—Don’t miss the opportunity to apply for the 2018-2019 Wilcox PTSA Scholarship! Community service-based PTSA Scholarships are available to graduating high school seniors for use at an accredited college or university, community college, or trade and technical school.


·    Where do I get an application?

You can download an application from the Scholarships folder on the right, or you can pick one up from Jan Yee at the College and Career Resource Center on campus in January.

·    What kind of information do I have to provide in order to apply?

Details are on the application form but basically you’ll need to list the name(s) of accredited

colleges, universities, community colleges, or trade  and technical schools that you have applied and/or been accepted to, and your intended major or course of study. You’ll provide a brief statement of your reason for applying for this scholarship and list your career plans.

You’ll describe your school service-related activities and details of your volunteer service in the

community, and include a reference letter from a teacher, counselor, employer or advisor. IT’S

EASY—it’s limited to two typed pages (plus the reference letter).

And if you have not joined the PTSA yet, this is the time to do as student has to be a PTSA member.

·    When is it due? 

The application deadline is Friday, March 15, 2019.

·    Where do I submit my application?

Completed applications must be submitted to Anna Thompson in the front office at Wilcox.

·    How will I know if I’ve been selected to receive a scholarship?

Scholarships will be presented at the Wilcox Academic Awards Night ceremony

(recipients will be notified ahead of time).

If you have further questions, email Alka Gupta @

Santa Clara Unified Council of PTAs Scholarship due April 23, 2018

SCUSD Graduating High School Senior Scholarships

For over twenty years, SCU Council PTA has offered graduating SCUSD senior high school students continuing education scholarships.  The scholarship application is due April 24th, 2018 . 

  • Only graduating seniors planning to attend an accredited community college, trade/technical school, college or university this fall are eligible.
  • No transcript/GPA is to be included with the application
  • Winners will be selected based on volunteer/work experience
  • Volunteer/work experience will be verified with the supervising adult indicated
  • Scholarship awards will be in the $300-$400 range
  • Application due date is Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Click here for the  2018 SCUPTA Scholarship Application.

Barbara Emerich Scholarship due April 10, 2018

March 2018

Dear PTA Presidents, Scholarship Advisors, Career Centers and Staff:

We are pleased to announce that the Barbara Emerich Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications from qualified 2018 graduating seniors.  Barbara Emerich, a PTA volunteer and leader for over 50 years, dedicated her time and talents in support of children, particularly in the areas of juvenile justice, gun control, teen health and special needs.  This scholarship was created to honor her exemplary service.  

Two scholarships of $750.00 each are available to support students who are planning to attend a 2- or 4-year college.  Applicants must be current high school seniors, members of their high school PTSA, with at least a 2.5 GPA and should have a strong record of community service/volunteering in education, counseling, mentoring, tutoring and preschool or with special needs children.  

Applications should be emailed or postmarked no later than April 10, 2018. Please mail the application form to Sixth District PTA, 1290 Ridder Park Drive, M/C 214, San Jose, CA 95131, or email to

Finalists may be contacted for a phone interview in April.  We will proudly announce the two recipients by letter and present them with certificates in May 2018.

Please review this scholarship application and forward it on to the appropriate counselor who may be aware of potential candidates.  Thank you for helping us to appreciate and support students who give back to our community.

If you have any questions, please write to Click on the link below for the application.

2018 Emerich Scholarship Application.doc


The Barbara Emerich Scholarship Committee

Sixth District PTA
“serving the children of Monterey, San Benito, Santa Clara, and Santa Cruz Counties”

1290 Ridder Park Drive M/C 214

San Jose, CA  95131-2304

(408) 453-6536

California State PTA Scholarship: Due in February - Check back in 2019!

Your education doesn’t end once you walk across that high-school graduation stage. 

That’s why California State PTA has two scholarships to help you achieve your college dreams and your life goals.

Graduating high-school seniors are eligible to apply for the $750 Volunteer Service Scholarship and the $500 Dr. Ralph E. White Scholarship for medical-field education. Applications are due February 1.

Applications must be received in the California State PTA office by Thursday, February 1, 2018 at 5:00 pm

  • This is not a postmark date. If you are mailing your application, your packet must be in the CAPTA office by this date. 
  • If you are submitting it electronically, 5:00 pm is the deadline, not midnight.

For questions and more information, please contact the California State PTA Scholarship and Grant Chairman at and visit our website at