2020 SPARK scholarship applications are open!
Posted on 02/13/2020
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Looking to offer your students scholarship opportunities? SPARK, the Education Foundation for Prince William County Public Schools, will award 10 scholarships to graduating seniors this year.

Applications are now available for the following scholarships: 

Chick-fil-A Prince William County Scholarship
This scholarship awards $4,000 to one PWCS graduating high school senior.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on April 10, 2020

Dr. Edward L. Kelly Scholarship 
$1,500 scholarship to three graduating PWCS high school seniors who intend to pursue studies to enter the teaching profession.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on April 10, 2020

Lockheed Martin Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Scholarship
$1,500 to a graduating PWCS high school senior who plans to pursue a career in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics field. The recipient will also be eligible to apply for a Lockheed Martin paid internship opportunity.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on April 10, 2020

Micron Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Scholarship
$1,500 to graduating PWCS high school seniors who plan to pursue a career in a technology, engineering, or mathematics field.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on April 10, 2020

YES Scholarship
This scholarship awards $5,000 to one graduating high school senior who attended Yorkshire Elementary School for at least one year.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on April 10, 2020

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Post-Secondary Scholarship
$1,000 to one graduate of PWCS who completed a VDOE approved CTE sequence of courses and plans to pursue a CTE plan of study at a post-secondary institute.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on April 10, 2020

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Scholarship
$1,000 to one graduate of PWCS who completed a VDOE approved CTE sequence of courses and plans to pursue a Professional Certification, an Associate in Science (A.S.) Degree, or an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on April 10, 2020

Nursing Scholarship
$1,000 to one graduate of PWCS who participated in the Licensed Practical Nursing program and is continuing a plan of study in nursing.
Deadline: 11:59 p.m. on April 10, 2020

SPARK also manages the following Scholarship Funds:

Austin Trenum Memorial Scholarship-Brentsville District High School
$1,000 to one graduating high school senior at Brentsville District High School. Please contact the Brentsville District High School counseling department for application and details.

Kristen Marie Harkness Memorial Scholarship-Osbourn Park High School
$2,000 to one graduating high school senior at Osbourn Park High School. Please contact the Osbourn Park High School counseling department for application and details.

Sara Lott Memorial Scholarship- Forest Park High School
$1,500 to one graduating high school senior at Forest Park High School. Please contact the Forest Park High School counseling department for application and details.

Victor A. Cahoon Scholarship- Osbourn Park High School
$3,000 to one graduating high school senior at Osbourn Park High School. Please contact the Osbourn Park High School counseling department for further information.

David J. Cobb Foundation Scholarship
$1,000 to one graduate of PWCS who plans to pursue a degree in the medical field. The application is available for download on the SPARK Scholarships page

Payton's Project- Free Bullying Scholarship
This scholarship awards $1,000 to one eligible graduating high school senior from each of the twelve (12) Prince William County High Schools, who plan to pursue studies at a higher learning institute.

For more information on these and other scholarships available, please visit poweredbyspark.org/scholarships, or call the Office of Community and Business Engagement at 703.791.8003.