03rd Nov2011

PWCS Scholarship for students looking to major in ED

by Mrs. Gunn


GPA: 3.0

Deadline: April 1

For graduating seniors looking to major in education.

PWCS Students only. Only two students from WSHS may apply at a time, and it has to be done through the guidance department.





Qualification Criteria

SPARK, the Education Foundation for Prince William County Public Schools, has established an annual award of a minimum of $1,000 to at least three (3) graduating high school seniors who intend to pursue studies to become a teacher.

1. The student must meet the following minimum requirements:

a. be a graduating senior attending a Prince William County Public High School;

b. submit a completed application form, information sheet, and a copy of the high school transcript to the school’s coordinator;

c. plan to further his/her education by enrolling in an accredited community college or four-year college or university;

d. maintain a 3.0 GPA

or higher; and

e. demonstrate leadership and commitment to the community through involvement in extracurricular activities.

2. Each public high school within Prince William County may submit two (2) students for consideration.


The guidance/college/career counselor of the high school must submit applications for qualified students to SPARK by or before Friday, April 1, 2011. Late applications will NOT be accepted and applications cannot be faxed or e-mailed.

Please allow time if mailed or sent by PWCS courier to arrive by the deadline.


4. Application Package shall include the following completed items:

a. Application Form

b. Student Information Form

c. Submission of School Transcript*



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