OCC PTA Grants & Scholarships
ORANGE COMMUNITY COUNCIL of PTAs
HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION
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The Orange Community Council of PTAs (OCCPTA) is pleased to offer a scholarship program for graduating seniors. This scholarship is for continuing education at a four year College or University, a Community College or a Trade/Technical school. This award recognizes the achievements of students for volunteer service in the school and/or community.
The amount of each scholarship and the number of scholarships awarded will vary each year. The
minimum award will be $500, but could be more.
● You must be a graduating senior at an Orange Unified School District (OUSD) high school in the current year.
● You must be a member of your high school’s PTSA by December 31st of the current school year. If you are not a current member of your high schools PTSA, you must join.
EVALUATION CRITERIA (listed in alphabetical order):
● GPA (2.5 or above)
● School activities
● Service to PTA
● Service to Community and/or work experience
Please complete application including essay, record of extra-curricular activities and reference. Your parent or guardian must sign the application. Your PTSA president or membership chairperson must verify your membership in the space provided on the application or attach a copy of your PTSA card. Mail the application and all attachments to OCCPTA Senior Scholarships c/o OUSD, PO Box 4128,
Orange, CA, 92863-4128 and postmarked no later than April 1st. Please do not send your applications Return Receipt Requested, Certified Mail or requesting Signature Confirmation, since there is no one to sign for the packages and this method delays receipt of your applications by the committee.
OCCPTA will contact all successful applicants by mail no later than April 30. The decision of the
OCCPTA Scholarship Committee is final.
PAYMENT OF AWARD
The award payment will be sent directly to the successful applicant upon verification of acceptance
at an institution of higher education. In order to receive your scholarship during your high school’s
senior awards ceremony, we must receive verification of acceptance by May 7, otherwise the award
will be mailed to the address listed on your application. A scholarship award may be revoked if the
student is subject to severe disciplinary action such as suspension or expulsion, or if the student fails
to enroll in an institution of higher education.
If you have any questions about the OCCPTA Scholarship Program, or wish to confirm receipt of your application, please contact the current Scholarship Chairman Rebecca Hultquist HERE
Please type or print in black/blue ink. Be as complete as possible. Attach additional pages if necessary.
Other Scholarships Available Go to https://capta.org/programs-events/scholarships/