a. Applicant must be a present graduate of El Reno High School.
b. A GPA of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale while attending EHS is preferred.
c. A GPA of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale must be maintained to remain qualified for the scholarship once awarded.
d. Applicant must attach to application an essay of 150 words or less describing his/her education and career plans, and how this scholarship would benefit those plans.
e. Applications must be received by the ERPS Foundation, by March 24, to be considered for the scholarship competition, unless arrangements have been made with the ERPSF Scholarship Committee chairman.
f. The application must include a current transcript of all schools attended or attending. The transcript(s) does not need to be an official sealed copy.
g. Enclose two (2) letters of reference, from teachers, employers, ministers, or others. Relatives may not write letters of reference for this scholarship application.
h. Special preference will be given to applicants that have family members that graduated from EHS.
B.SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION AND DETAILS
a. It is anticipated that the Foundation will award one $500 scholarship.
b. Those applicants being considered for one of the scholarships may be asked to take part in an interview session with the selection committee.
c. Recipients of a scholarship will have two (2) year to draw funds for books, fees, and tuition at the education institution of the recipients’ choice. Scholarship proceeds will be paid directly to the institution. Monies needed for other than the above mentioned items can be applied for through the ERPSF selection committee for their consideration.
d. Financial need may be considered, also is not a requirement.
e. Additional questions concerning this scholarship may be submitted to the ERPSF board of directors or an EHS Guidance Counselor.
f. Applicants must use the most current application.