The mission of the Yakima Schools Foundation is to enhance educational programs offered within the Yakima School District No. 7 by raising money to fund immediate needs that support current classrooms and programs, and by establishing and maintaining perpetual funding sources, as well as increasing community involvement in the Yakima Public Schools.
Scholarship Criteria: The Humpherys Memorial Scholarship is awarded yearly to a graduating senior based on volunteer activities. Eligible applicants are enrolled in their senior year as a Yakima Public Schools High School Student (currently D.D. Eisenhower High School, A.C. Davis High School, Yakima Valley Technical Skills Center (YSD Students), Stanton Academy and the Alternative Programs).
Deadline for submission by student: April 1 of each year. Awards announced by June 1.
Scholarship Amount: $2,500.00
Funding Criteria: To be made payable to a post-secondary educational institution for tuition and on-campus housing fees.
Terms of the Humpherys Memorial
Scholarship: One scholarship is awarded each year. Student must access the funds during the coming school year or forfeit access to the funds.
To be considered for the Humpherys Memorial Scholarship
Please submit the following in writing no later than April 1, 2019:
· Student name, address, telephone and email
· Date of graduation and where currently enrolled
· Name of Post-Secondary School
· Two letters of recommendation from community members who can speak specifically to volunteer oriented activities and efforts. (school employees’ recommendations are not acceptable)
· 1000-word essay describing volunteerism during grades 9-12
Mail your submission to:
Yakima Schools Foundation
P O Box 1173
Yakima, WA 98907
Please direct questions to the Yakima Schools Foundation at Director@YakimaSchoolsFoundation.org or (509) 457-0898
Based on availability of funds are at the discretion of the donor. Terms are subject to change. Information updated as of January 2019.
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