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J.T.H.S. - West Scholarship Bulletin
District and Joliet West Awards
March 2017

HOW TO APPLY:
*This bulletin includes special school and district based awards for the class of 2017. Applications are found on this webpage.
 
*Scholarship applications must be typed using the form field boxes (in gray). Before starting the application save it to a zip drive and then fill in your information. Once completed, save and print your application. Please submit completed applications (letters of recommendation and signatures as required) to Mrs. Fredrickson or Mrs. Austin by the given deadline.


Incomplete applications will not be considered.

 

Beverly M. Antoniewicz Scholarship

Application

(1) $500

Return Application by 3:20p.m. March 20th to Mrs. Fredrickson or Mrs. Austin

1) Student with "strong" Math Ability

Dr. Timmothy D. Bailey/United in Excellence

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(2) $500

(West or Central)

Submit your application on-line by March 30th.  All supporting documents or information must be requested from staff or counselor by March 20th.

1) 3.0 cumulative GPA

2) Participation in a least 1 extra-curricular (in or out of school).

3) Proof of enrollment at post-secondary school

4) Essay Prompt

5) Letter of recommendation from current or former science teacher

Minnie Bates-Hervey Scholarship

Application

(1) $150

Return Application by 3:20p.m. March 20th to Mrs. Fredrickson or Mrs. Austin

1) Minimum 80 hours of community service

2) Demonstrate involvement with athletics/activities during high school

3) Minimum of one year leadership experience in club/organization

 

Warren C. & Rita H. Dorris Scholarship/United in Excellence

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(1) $1,000

(Central or West)

Submit your application on-line by March 30th.  All supporting documents or information must be requested from staff or counselor by March 20th.

1) Minimum 3.25 GPA

2) Demonstrated leadership in an out of school program

3) Proof of Enrollment at a post-secondary school

4) Essay prompt

5) Letter of recommendation from an adult supervisor of an out of school program

Daniel Bryan Dow Scholarship

Application

(1) $1,100

Return Application by 3:20p.m. March 20th to Mrs. Fredrickson or Mrs. Austin

1) Male student

2) College bound and plans to attend University of Illinois Engineering College (prefer Computer Science Major)

3) Must be in Honors/AP classes

4) Minimum 3.95 GPA

Kimberly Michelle Dow Scholarship

Application

(1) $1,100

Return Application by 3:20p.m. March 20th to Mrs. Fredrickson or Mrs. Austin

1) Female student

2) College found (4 year school)

3) Must be in Honors/AP classes

4) Minimum 3.95 GPA

5) Involvement in Women's Athletics

Felman Scholarship

Application

(1) $2,000 ($1,000 Fall Semester and $1,000 Spring Semester)

Return Application by 3:20p.m. March 20th to Mrs. Fredrickson or Mrs. Austin

1) Student must enroll in a science/math or science/math related program in college

2) "Indicated potential" and past performance in science

3) Financial Need

Ellery Frost Memorial

Scholarship

Application

 

(1) $1,000

Return Application by 3:20p.m. March 20th to Mrs. Fredrickson or Mrs. Austin

1) Successful completion of 3 credits in industrial education, including vocational course work.

2) Must plan to pursue training in traditional industrial arts and enroll in a school/college for trade and industrial-related careers.

3) Demonstrated potential and performance in this field.

4) Scholarship, character, and motivation are considered.

 

Fine & Performing Arts Scholarship/United in Excellence

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(1) $500

Submit your application on-line by March 30th.  All supporting documents or information must be requested from staff or counselor by March 20th.

1) Minimum 3.0 GPA

2) Identify as American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

3) Proof of enrollment at a post-secondary school

4) Essay Prompt

5) Letter of recommendation from an adult supervisor from and arts-based out of school program

Beverly Grossman Scholarship

Application

(1) $500

Return Application by 3:20p.m. March 20th to Mrs. Fredrickson or Mrs. Austin

1) Minimum 2.0 G.P.A.

2) Demonstrate Financial Need (Free/Reduced Lunch)

3) Review of Discipline

4) Not receiving other school scholarships

 

JTHS Class of 1958 Scholarship/JTHS Foundation

Application

(1) $500

Return Application by 3:20p.m. March 20th to Mrs. Fredrickson or Mrs. Austin

1) Senior in Good Standing

2) No minimum GPA

3) Funds to be used for college tuition or fees

JTHS Foundation Scholarship

Application 

(5) $500

Return Application by 3:20p.m. March 20th to Mrs. Fredrickson or Mrs. Austin

1) Minimum 3.0 G.P.A (based on academics)

2) Composite ACT 22+

3) Selection based on one student per academy.

4) Not selected for any other district or school scholarships.

 

JTHS Foundation

Scholarship

Application

(5) $1000

Return Application by 3:20p.m. March 20th to Mrs. Fredrickson or Mrs. Austin

1) Minimum 3.2 G.P.A (based on academics)

2) Composite ACT 22+

3) Minimum 60 hours of documented community service

4) Selection based on one student per academy

5) Not selected for any other district or school scholarships.

 

JTHS Foundation / Mark Turk Scholarship

Application

(1) $500

Return Application by 3:20p.m. March 20th to Mrs. Fredrickson or Mrs. Austin

1) Minimum 3.0 G.P.A.

2) Minimum of 80 documented hours of community service

3) Held leadership position/role in school organization for a minimum of one full year.

4) Not selected for any other district or school scholarships.

 

Joliet West Counselor Scholarship

Application

(2) $250

Return Application by 3:20p.m. March 20th to Mrs. Fredrickson or Mrs. Austin

1) Minimum 2.2 G.P.A.

2) Full Day Senior Schedule

3) Has shown significant academic improvement

4) Participation in school sports/activities

 

Joliet West Faculty Scholarship

Application

(5) $300

Return Application by 3:20p.m. March 20th to Mrs. Fredrickson or Mrs. Austin

1) Academics

2) School Involvement

Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center Scholarship

Application

(3) $1,000

Return Application by 3:20p.m. March 20th to Mrs. Fredrickson or Mrs. Austin

1) The student must plan to pursue a medical-related program in college.

2) Minimum 3.0 G.P.A.

Rhonda Leslie Scholarship

Application

(1) $500

Return Application by 3:20p.m.  March 20th to Mrs. Fredrickson or Mrs. Austin

1) Minimum 2.0 G.P.A

2) Intended Field of Study: Visual or Performing Arts

3) Involved in Art or Drama Activities

 

Addison Locke Memorial Scholarship

Application

(1) $500

Return Application by 3:20p.m. March 20th to Mrs. Fredrickson or Mrs. Austin

1) Female student

2) Minimum 2.5 G.P.A.

3) Must have participated in competitive cheerleading, dance or an IHSA activity in District 204

4) Minimum 50 hours of documented community service by application due date

Barb Markelz Memorial Scholarship

Application

(1) $1,000

or (2) $500

Return Application by 3:20p.m. March 20th to Mrs. Fredrickson or Mrs. Austin

1) Student must currently be a member on the staff of the Tiger Tales newspaper and/or Alpha Omega yearbook.

 

National Honor Society  Scholarships

Application -Member

 

Application - Non-member

(2) $250

Return Application by 3:20p.m. March 20th to Mrs. Fredrickson or Mrs. Austin 

Member:

1) NHS role and or involvement

2) Application includes an essay on how NHS has impacted his/her life.

Non-Member:

1)Demonstrated positive growth in academics and character.

2) No behavior issues

3) Service to school and community.

 

Fredrick W. Schmidt

Sr. and Minnie Kuhn Scholarships

Application

(3) $1,000

Return Application by 3:20p.m. March 20th to Mrs. Fredrickson or Mrs. Austin

1) Minimum Cumulative G.P.A of 3.95.

2) Financial need.

Jim Sczepaniak Scholarship/JTHS Foundation

Application

(1) $1,000

Return Application by 3:20p.m. March 20th to Mrs. Fredrickson or Mrs. Austin

1) Minimum 3.0 G.P.A

2) Minimum 3 credits in Social Science courses

3) Must be planning to major in History or Social Science related major

4) Not selected for any other district or school scholarship

Shorewood H.U.G.S. Scholarship

 

Application

(1) $500

Return Application to Mrs. Austin or Mrs. Fredrickson by March 15th.  Application can also be mailed to directly as noted on the application.

1) Plan to further your education at a post-secondary school

2) Minimum 3.0 GPA

3) Provide a copy of most recent report card

4) Letter of recommendation

 

Clarence Stallman Scholarship

Application

(2) $750

Return Application by 3:20p.m. March 20th to Mrs. Fredrickson or Mrs.Austin

1) Scholarship, character, motivation, and aptitude for success

2) Financial need considered

Joseph and Cecilia Trizna Memorial Scholarship

Application

(1) $500

Return Application by 3:20p.m. March 20th to Mrs. Fredrickson or Mrs. Austin

1) Based on scholarship, character, motivation, and aptitude for success.

2) Consideration given to students who plan to enter into an education, legal, or law-enforcement field.

 

Brenton Wadsworth/JTHS Foundation Scholarship

Application

(2) $1,000

Return Application by 3:20p.m. March 20th to Mrs. Fredrickson or Mrs. Austin

1) Minimum 3.5 G.P.A.

2) Financial need.

3) Community Service performed in excess of standard graduation requirement.

4) Participated in team building activities.

5) One male and one female will be awarded.

 

Zuppa Memorial Scholarship

Application

(1) $10,000

($2,500 per year)

(West or Central)

Return Application by 3:20p.m. March 20th to Mrs. Fredrickson or Mrs. Austin

1) Academic Merit, minimum 3.0 GPA

2) Service to school and community

3) Must be enrolled to attend U of I  at Urbana-Champaign

4) Past activities must show a strong promise of success in future endeavors

 

 

 
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