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Instructions

DUE DATE & SUBMISSION: 

Applications, reference forms/letters, and all supporting documents must be received in the California State PTA office by March 1st of each year. All applicants are notified of their status in March. Scholarship winners receive a letter of congratulations, a recognition certificate from the California State PTA, and a check. For questions and more information, don't hesitate to contact the California State PTA at scholarships@capta.org.

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CALIFORNIA STATE PTSA - $1,000 VOLUNTEER SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP

This scholarship recognizes graduating seniors for their volunteer service in schools and communities, allowing them to register for courses at accredited colleges, universities, trade or technical schools. Applicants must be PTA members graduating from a California high school between January 1 and June 30 of the current academic year.

Click Here for the Application: https://capta.org/programs-events/scholarships/graduating-high-school-seniors/

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GPA / TRANSCRIPTSCALIFORNIA STATE PTSA - $500 DR. RALPH E. WHITE GRADUATING SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP

Honoring the volunteer and public-service legacy of Dr. Ralph E. White and his wife, Eleanor, this additional scholarship provides $500 each to two successful applicants of the Volunteer Service Scholarship who intend to pursue a career in the medical field.

Click Here for the Application: https://capta.org/programs-events/scholarships/graduating-high-school-seniors/

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ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED BY THE STUDENT

Special Education students may receive some assistance in completing their forms.

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NOTIFICATION

Recipients will be notified at the Senior Awards Ceremony in April 30th. The decision of the PTSA Scholarship committee is final. Note: A scholarship award may be revoked in the event the student does not maintain the required overall GPA, 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.

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QUESTIONS

If there are any questions, please contact scholarships.dhhsptsa@gmail.com​.

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