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2021 Meridian Elementary School PTO Scholarship Program

2021 Meridian Elementary School - PTO Scholarship Program 

The Meridian Elementary School PTO Scholarship Program is an annual award that was established to recognize previous Meridian Elementary School students who demonstrate excellence pertaining to two of our school’s core values: Leadership and Community Service. Two $1,000 Scholarships are awarded to graduating seniors from any of Adams 12 high school. Applicants must have attended Meridian throughout their 5th grade school year to be eligible. Awards are merit based and will be applied directly to the selected institution for tuition purposes only.   Please see the attached application for complete details and requirements. 

We look forward to hearing from our former Meridian Mustangs and wish them congratulations on their upcoming graduation!

Eligibility (verifiable): 

• Must have previously attended Meridian Elementary School throughout their fifth grade year.

• Must be a candidate for high school graduation in Adams 12 for the Spring Semester of the year applying maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher (through 7th Semester). 

• Show demonstrated positions of responsibility in leadership roles, community service, and extra-curricular activities throughout high school. 

• Must be accepted and enrolled to attend any 2 or 4 year post-secondary, accredited college, university, or trade school (provide a copy of acceptance letter or other proof of enrollment with application). 

• Recipients must agree to make a pre-recorded short speech to the students at the Meridian Elementary School in Fifth Grade and email directly to chris.d.mountain@adams12.org. This speech should be no longer than five minutes long.

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Deadline for complete applications with supporting documents due by 12:00 pm on Wednesday, May 5 2021 and submitted directly to: 

Meridian Elementary School Attn: Meridian Scholarship 2021, chris.d.mountain@adams12.org.

Applications will be reviewed anonymously by a committee composed of stakeholders of Meridian Elementary School and its’ PTO. Applications received after the deadline, or deemed incomplete, will not be considered. Personal interviews may be included in the final selection process. Applications must be completed legibly. The application rubric includes scoring for following instructions and completeness. Computer reproduction of the application is allowed as long it does not alter the application or exceed the following three (3) pages below. Be sure to sign the application at the bottom of page 4. 

Applicants who have been awarded the 2021 Meridian Scholarship will be notified regarding final outcomes in early or mid-May. Scholarship payments will be sent directly to the selected educational institutions and applied directly to the student's account, paying for tuition/fees only. The scholarship award shall be made as a $1,000 one-time grant and is not renewable. Should the student choose not to attend or withdraw from the institution, unused funds must be returned to the Meridian Elementary School PTO. 

Adams 12 School District: Non-Discrimination Policy (please see link at the bottom of the Home Page of www.adams12.org

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PDF icon 2021 Meridian PTO Scholarship Application.pdf126.43 KB03/05/2021