For decades the Irvington NY PTSA has awarded scholarships to graduating seniors who have made a commitment to continuing their education. This year, we’ve doubled our investment in our scholarship program and revamped the application process to make it more inclusive and easier than ever to be considered.
With one easy-to-complete form, graduating seniors can apply to be considered for all of the following awards:
PTSA Scholarships (5 awards @ $4000 each)
Eileen Fisher Award (1 award @ $2,500)
Michele Buell Memorial Scholarship (1 award @ $2,000)
All graduating Irvington High School seniors are eligible and welcome to apply. Whether you’re pursuing a four-year college degree, attending a two-year institution or taking part in technical or vocational training after graduation, you qualify for these awards and the Committee would love to have your application! Please share a little about your plans in your Essay Question responses.
How it works
How to apply
In order to be considered for an award, you’ll need to submit an application. Here’s how:
Step 1: Ensure you’ve reviewed all the details on this page regarding the scholarship and application. If you have questions, be sure to email email@example.com.
Step 2: Get a letter of recommendation. Please ask for a letter of recommendation from a trusted adult who can speak to your level of involvement in/or your commitment to your chosen activity/activities. The letter might come from a teacher, a coach, a club advisor, theater director, mentor, religious leader, etc. The letter should be 300-500 words in length and should include:
Step 3: Draft your responses to the open-ended questions. You can access a Google Doc with the questions here, and use it to prepare your answers. Later when you submit your application form, you can copy and paste your answers into the form itself.
Step 4: Once you have your letter of recommendation and your essay questions ready, click below to submit your application form online.