Scholarship Applications

 

The Meridian Public School School Foundation offers scholarships to current Meridian High School Seniors and Meridian High School Alumni.   Please read the following information and instructions. The application links are below.

MERIDIAN HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR SCHOLARSHIPS:

Please use this application to apply for a Meridian Public School Foundation Scholarship. There are several parts to this application. Make sure to allow adequate time for the people to complete your letters of recommendation and for the counselors to complete their form so that you can meet your deadline of April 30, 2020. This is your responsibility.

1.     Fill out this application online. Submit a .pdf copy to the MHS Scholarship Coordinator by email to swaterman@meridian.wednet.edu and title it “MPSF application – applicant’s name”.

2.    Request that your MHS Counselor fill out and submit the COUNSELOR RATING FORM  directly to the Scholarship Coordinator for you.

3. Obtain two letters of recommendation. One letter must be from a Meridian High School teacher or administrator. The second letter must be from a member of the community.  Deliver these by email to the MHS Scholarship Coordinator with the title “MPSF application – applicant’s name.”

4.    You do not need to print your current student grade report from Skyward.  We are waiving this requirement for 2020 applicants.

5.    Remember the deadline for completed  applications is April 30, 2020. The MHS Scholarship Coordinator will compile your student transcript and the Counselor Rating Form received from the counselor for you.  Please remember that only completed applications are reviewed by the scholarship committee.  Don’t delay.

The deadline for your completed application is April 30, 2020.

Click here to complete HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR online SCHOLARSHIP application

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MERIDIAN ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIPS:

Deadline to complete the application is:  April 30, 2020

Click here to complete the online MPSF ALUMNI Scholarship Application:

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL SCHOLARSHIP APPLICANTS

IN ORDER FOR THE RECIPIENT TO HAVE THE SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS SENT TO THE INSTITUTION THE RECIPIENT MUST PROVIDE A PACKET OF THE FOLLOWING TO THE MPSF NO LATER THAN AUGUST 10, 2020:

    1. An Official Certificate from the Registrars Office  indicating the recipient is currently registered as a full time student. *Important: this is not a printed class schedule. This is an Official Certificate of Enrollment or Letter that must be acquired from the Registrars Office.
  1. Single typed page that lists:
      • Recipient’s full name
      • College ID#
      • College’s financial aid/scholarship department information for where scholarship funds are to be sent
    • Student permanent address, phone number and email
  2. A Thank you letter to the Meridian Public School Foundation
  3. ALUMNI: in addition please have your OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT sent to the MPSF no later than August 10, 2020

Once awarded a MPSF Scholarship, recipients must:

    • be continuously enrolled, in good standing, in a degree or certification program at any four-year, bachelor-degree-granting college or university, or any community college or state- supported technical college in the United States. Private trade schools or schools outside the United States may be considered at the discretion of the Board
    • be enrolled in a minimum of 12 quarter credits or 10 semester credits.
    • email a progress report (unofficial copy of grade report) each quarter/semester to Paul Kratzig, MPSF Board Chairman email: kratzig@aol.com
    • be willing to periodically share their educational career experience with future graduates in Meridian School District as mutually arranged
  • notify the Foundation at any time during the school year of any changes to their schooling or if they are no longer attending school.
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