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Scholarships

**Please check back for updates on the 2017-18 Scholarships in Fall 2017.

**Please note that the guidelines below apply only to the  scholarships that are exclusively administered by SPARK. 

                                                                GUIDELINES


- No scholarship committee member shall be related to any applicant.

- Student name and school name are redacted prior to review and selection by committee.

- Scholarship awards shall be based on merit and qualifications and shall not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or disability.

- SPARK scholarship committee will utilize established rubric during selection process. 


SPARK is only a part of the the selection process for the following exclusively administered scholarships:

Dr. Edward L. Kelly Scholarship
$1,000 scholarship to three graduating high school seniors who intend to pursue a studies to enter the teaching profession.

**Application submission deadline is April 6, 2017.

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Scholarship
$1,000 to one graduating high school senior who plans to pursue a professional certification in Career and Technology.

**Application submission deadline is April 6, 2017.

Micron Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Scholarship
$1,500 to at least four graduating high school seniors who plan to pursue a career in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) field.

**Application submission deadline is April 6, 2017.


SPARK manages the funds for the following scholarships, which are designated by school. You must attend the school associated with the scholarship to be eligible to apply if noted. SPARK acts solely as the fiscal agent for the following scholarships and is not part of the selection process, therefore they are not exclusively administered by SPARK. 

Austin Trenum Memorial Scholarship- Brentsville District High School

$1,000 to graduating high school senior at Brentsville District High School. Please contact the Brentsville District High School counseling department for application and details.

Kristen Marie Harkness Memorial Scholarship- Osbourn Park High School

$1,500 to graduating high school senior at Osbourn Park High School. Please contact the Osbourn Park High School counseling department for application and details.

Sara Lott Memorial Scholarship- Forest Park High School

$1,500 to graduating high school senior at Forest Park High School. Please contact the Forest Park High School counseling department for application and details.

Victor A. Cahoon Scholarship- Osbourn Park High School

$3,000 to graduating high school senior at Osbourn Park High School. Please use the link below to find the criteria or contact the Osbourn Park High School counseling department for further information.

Scholarship Criteria

"YES" (Yorkshire Elementary School) Scholarship- Osbourn Park High School

This scholarship is offered to a graduating high school senior at Osbourn Park High School that attended Yorkshire Elementary School.Please contact the Osbourn Park High School counseling department for application and details.

Apple Federal Credit Union Future Educator Scholarship

This scholarship awards $2,000 to two graduating high school seniors with the following criteria:
  • The applicant must be a graduating senior attending a Prince William County Public High School who is planning to further his/her education by enrolling at a four year college or university.
  • The applicant must plan to enroll in a teacher preparation program to pursue teacher certification.
  • The applicant must be at least one of the following:  Member of Today’s Students Tomorrow’s Teachers (TSTT); Student enrolled in the Virginia Teachers for Tomorrow (VTfT) course;  Active participant in the high school’s Educators Rising organization.
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**Application submission deadline is April 7, 2017 and will be reviewed by AFCU Future Educator Scholarship Committee.


Chick-fil-A Prince William County Scholarship

This scholarship awards $4,000 to one graduating high school senior. 

**Application submission deadline is April 6, 2017.


Payton's Project- Freeze Bullying Scholarship

This scholarship awards $1,000 to one eligible graduating high school senior from each of the eleven (11) Prince William County High Schools, that plan to pursue studies at a higher learning institute.

**Application submission deadline is April 14, 2017 and will be reviewed by Payton's Project Scholarship Committee.