Waynesboro High School
General Scholarship Application
Each of these scholarships has a specific purpose, selection and eligibility criteria. Careful review will be made of all applications. Scholarship money will be sent to the educational institution in which the candidate is enrolled.
Complete applications consist of:
Two letters of Recommendation
Any supplemental requirements as needed for the particular scholarship (financial need, athletic verification, etc.).
Financial Need information (if required for scholarship)
Please check scholarships for which you are applying.
(Supplemental information may be required for some scholarships.)
Exchange Club Deadline: May 6
Lillian Bowman Kerby Deadline: May 6
Lemons Scholarship Deadline: May 6
Zimmerman Memorial Scholarship Deadline: May 6
Exchange Club: Award to one male and one female who demonstrate exemplary efforts in service to school, church, and/or community with significant leadership positions held.
Deadline: May 6, 2016 Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Lillian Bowman Kerby Memorial Scholarship: Established in 1995 to honor the memory of Lillian Bowman Kerby, WHS graduate and teacher in area schools. Her family established the award to commemorate her many admirable qualities including:
- Strong character
- Intellectual curiosity
Deadline: May 6, 2016 Scholarship Amount: $300
Lemons Scholarship: Established in 2006 in recognition of the retirement of Dr. T. Lowell Lemons as Superintendent of Waynesboro Public Schools. Scholarship criteria:
- Financial need
- Academic Achievement
- Balance of interests/activities
- Motivation/interest in education career
Deadline: May 6, 2016 Scholarship Amount: $500
Roger Zimmerman (Mr. “Z”) Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship was established in 2015 to honor the memory and legacy of Roger Zimmerman, WHS Choral Music Teacher, 1960 until retirement in 1990. Mr. Z organized the Concert Choir of WHS, which continues to perform today. He also developed a high school music program second to none in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The WHS Concert Choirs became known as “Singing Ambassadors” and performed throughout the Commonwealth and the U.S. East Coast. Mr. Z’s students learned not only to sing correctly, but also to feel and understand the music which they performed. He was not only a music teacher, but also a music appreciation teacher. He made it clear that music was much more than a high school subject; he emphasized that music could be life enhancing. Scholarship criteria:
- Financial need
- Academic achievement
- Motivation and interest in a music education career
- Active member of the WHS Music Department (can be substituted for music education degree interest)
- Demonstrate a love of music
Deadline: May 6, 2016Scholarship Amount: $1,000
Waynesboro General Scholarship Application
Phone NumberCell Phone NumberDate of Birth
Parent/Guardian Name: ______
Educational institution you plan to attend:______
Applied? Yes_____No_____ Accepted? Yes_____No_____
Major Field of Study Degree You Will Obtain
Check the appropriate choice:
My school is
______Four-year college/university_____ Two Year College/University
I will be enrolled
_____ Full time_____ Half time (6+ credits)_____Less than half time
GPA:______Class Rank:______out of ______students.
College Entrance Exam Scores:
_____SAT Math Score _____Verbal Score _____Total Score _____ACT Total Score
Please list your extracurricular activities in the order of importance to you.
ACTIVITY YEAR HOURS ROLE OR POSITION
AWARDS AND HONORS
AWARD OR HONOR CRITERIA AWARD WAS BASED ON;
ACTIVITY/ORGANIZATION START/FINISH DATE HOURS DESCRIPTION OF SERVICES
EMPLOYER START/FINISH DATE HOURS NATURE OF WORK
SHORT ESSAY QUESTIONS (ATTACH TYPED RESPONSE):
- Please describe your goals for your future.
- Tell why you should be considered for this scholarship.
Statement of Financial Need
Please complete the following information if the scholarship for which you are applying is based upon financial need.
StreetCity State Zip
Place an ‘X’ next to the range of income listed below that reflects the gross income of your family:
$20,001 to $40,000
$40,001 to $55,000
$55,001 to $70,000
$70,001 to $100,000
Total number of dependents living at home:______
Total number of family members:______
Number of family members currently
Living in post secondary education:______
ANTICIPATED ANNUAL COLLEGE EXPENSE:
Room & Board$______
Books & Equipment $______
Are you eligible and/or applied for Federal Student Aid: ______
Please explain any circumstances or factors regarding your finances that you feel warrant special attention:
Certification and Signature:
I understand that the information listed above will only be used to determine financial needs based on the scholarship for which I am applying. I certify that the financial information cited above is true, complete, and correct to the best of my knowledge.