Council Scholarships

 ORANGE COMMUNITY COUNCIL of PTAs

HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS 2014 – 2015

 The Orange Community Council PTSA (OCCPTA) is pleased to offer a scholarship program for graduating seniors. This scholarship is to be used for continuing education at a four year College or University, a Community College or a Trade/Technical school.

This award recognizes the achievements of students for volunteer service in the school and/or community. The amount of each scholarship and the number of scholarships awarded will vary each year. The minimum award will be $500, but could be more.

ELIGIBILITY: You must be a graduating senior at an OUSD high school in the current year. You must be a member of your high school’s PTSA by March 6th, 2015.

TO APPLY: Please complete application including essay, record of extra-curricular activities and reference. Your parent or guardian must sign the application. 2014-2015 OCCPTA HS Scholarship

If you are not a current member of your high school’s PTSA, you must join. Have your PTSA president or membership chairman verify your membership in the space provided on the application or attach a copy of your PTSA card.

The application and all attachments should be mailed to OCCPTA Senior Scholarships c/o OUSD, 1401 North Handy Street, Orange CA 92867 and postmarked no later than Friday, March 27, 2015. Please do not send your applications Return Receipt Requested, Certified Mail or requesting Signature Confirmation since there is no one to sign for the packages and this method delays receipt of your applications by the committee.

NOTIFICATION: OCCPTA will contact all successful applicants by mail no later than May 1, 2015. The decision of the OCCPTA Scholarship Committee is final.

PAYMENT OF AWARD: Payment of award(s) will be made directly to the successful applicant upon verification that the student has been accepted at an institution of higher education. In order to receive your scholarship during your high school’s senior awards ceremony, we must receive verification of acceptance by Friday, May 8, 2015. Otherwise, the award will be mailed to you at the address listed on your application. A scholarship award may be revoked if the student is subject to severe disciplinary action such as suspension or expulsion, or if the student fails to enroll in an institution of higher education.

QUESTIONS? If you have any questions about the OCCPTA Scholarship Program, or wish to confirm receipt of your application, please contact Chairman Sandra Davidson at 714-612-2187 or email her at:  sandra_davidson@msn.com

 

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