DHHS PTSA Senior Scholarships

The Dana Hills High School PTSA (DHHS PTSA) is pleased to offer a scholarship program for graduating seniors. We have 3 scholarship opportunities for seniors: 

 

DANA HILLS HIGH SCHOOL PTSA SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP (Merit & Community Service)

This PTSA scholarship is to be used for continuing education at a four year college or university, a community college or a trade/technical school.  The amount of each scholarship and the number of scholarships awarded will vary each year.  The minimum award will be $500.   

 

ELIGIBILITY

  • You must be a graduating senior at Dana Hills High School in the current school year.

  • Applicants must be student members of Dana Hills High School PTSA as of March 1st of the current school year. Click Here to Join Online

  • You must have a minimum overall GPA of 2.0.

 

TO APPLY

  • Complete application including essay, record of volunteer service activities and reference.  Your parent or guardian must sign the application.

  • If you are not a current member of DHHS PTSA, you must join. You may attach a photocopy of your PTSA membership card in lieu of PTSA membership verification.

  • The application and all attachments should be turned in to the Guidance Office or the PTSA mailbox in the main office on or before March 31st of the current school year.  If March 31 falls on a weekend, the applications should be turned in on the prior Friday.

 

 

 

 

 

DANA HILLS HIGH SCHOOL PTSA SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP - SPECIAL EDUCATION (Merit & Community Service)

This award recognizes the achievements of students for volunteer service in the school and/or community.


The Dana Hills High School PTSA (DHHS PTSA) is pleased to offer a Special Education scholarship for graduating seniors.  This PTSA scholarship is to be used for continuing education at a four-year college or university, a community college or a trade/technical school.  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 Dana Hills High School in the current year.

  • You must be a member of Dana Hills High School PTSA as of March 31.

  • You must have a minimum overall GPA of 2.0.

  • Applicants must be student members of Dana Hills High School PTSA as of March 1st of the current school year. - Click Here to Join Online

 

TO APPLY

  • Complete application including essay, letter of recommendations, transcripts, and record of volunteer service activities.  Your parent or guardian must sign the application. 

  • If you are not a current member of DHHS PTSA, you must join. You may attach a photocopy of your PTSA membership card in lieu of PTSA membership verification.

  • The application and all attachments should be turned in to the Guidance Office or the PTSA mailbox in the main office on or before April 30.  If April 30 falls on a weekend, the applications should be turned in on the prior Friday.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TERI LYNN O’BRIEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP (Financial Need, Merit & Community Service)

The Teri Lynn O’Brien Memorial Scholarship was formed in the spring of 2010 to commemorate the life of Teri O’Brien, DHHS PTSA President from 2005-2007.  In recognition of Teri’s dedication to the students of CUSD and Dana Hills High School, and her strong commitment to education, the family and friends of Teri O’Brien have established the Teri Lynn O’Brien Memorial Scholarship.  A minimum $500 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior with financial need, who has demonstrated a commitment to advancing their education, maintained solid academics, and has demonstrated a commitment to their school and community through volunteer service.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

Recipients are chosen from pooled DHHS PTSA scholarship applications and DHHS Local Scholarship Applications recommended by the DHHS Guidance Office.

 

The deadline for submitting the completed DHHS PTSA Application, including essay, record of volunteer service and a reference letter to the PTSA mailbox in the main office is by March 31st of the current school year.  If March 31 falls on a weekend, the applications should be turned in on the prior Friday. The application form is available below and copies are available in the Guidance Office.

 

 

 

 

 

PAYMENT OF AWARD:

Recipients will be notified at the Senior Awards Ceremony. 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 of 2.0, 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.

ALL APPLICATIONS TO BE COMPLETED BY STUDENT. Special Education students may receive some assistance in completing their forms. If there are any questions, please contact danahillsptsa@gmail.com.

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