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Thank you for your interest in the 2020-2021 WPSF scholarship application!

Last year, the foundation awarded over $230,000 in scholarships to students of Westminster Public Schools attending various post-secondary institutions.

The 2020-2021 WPSF Scholarship Application is now open. Scholarship application deadline is February 26th, 2021!

Here are some important items that you might be required to complete.

Scholarship checklist

  • Scholarship Essays
    • In 500 words or less, tell us about a piece of your personal journey or a success story that you wish more people knew and would help us understand you better.
    • In 500 words or less, lay out an argument for getting a degree/certification after high school, in your opinion. Why is getting a degree important to you specifically? 
    • In 500 words or less, describe a time when you stepped out of your comfort zone in high school. How did this affect you?
    • In 100 words or less, describe why the career described above interests you. Any backup plans?
    • In no more than 200 words, please explain the impact of the jobs or volunteer experiences you have had
  • If you are eligible, you'll be required to turn in your FAFSA during the WPSF scholarship application process.

  • Click here to see how to start!

  • Click to be routed to the commonapp where you will be able to apply to multiple colleges at once! Start local and go global. Identify at least 5 colleges that align with your long-term career goals!

  • Start talking to your teachers, coaches, employers etc. about writing a professional letter of recommendation for you. You'll need one to submit your scholarship applications! Here is how you can start that conversation

  • Here is some helpful information on how to obtain your transcript. Start with your guidance counselor!

I NEED HELP!

  • If you need help with any of these items, please contact WPS Future Center OR any of the following ways for a 1:1 help session:
    Email us – ckalenga@westminsterpublicschools.org
    Call us – 720-542-5067
    Text us – 720-552-8033

  • The Future Center has workshops every week to help with most of these items. Please click on the link to go to their website!

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