Scholarship Information

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Hide in Plain Sight- current 12th grade boy or girl who is homeless (does not have to be unaccompanied).

PEO- 12th grade girl who is homeless or at poverty level.

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Payne Family Scholarship Application

General Guidelines

The goal is to award two $500 scholarships to eDCSD Seniors who demonstrate academic merit, outstanding character, and financial need.

The primary purpose of these scholarships is to assist students who might not otherwise be able to continue their education. Financial need, academic merit, and outstanding character are key criteria used in selecting the scholarship recipients. These scholarships are for one year only (non-renewable) and may be used for any college or vocational program.

Please submit this completed application to Jennifer Payne by April 15, 2018 by 11:59 pm


Again…the deadline for applications is April 15, 2018
Applications must be complete and submitted to Jennifer Payne by 11:59 pm


Recipients and their parents will be invited to attend a Senior Awards Ceremony in May.

Please refer questions to Jennifer Payne

Criteria for Selection

Application Due Date: April 15, 2018 by 11:59 pm

Scholastic Record: Current transcript

School/Community work experience should be included in the space provided.

Applicant's responses to short essay questions.

Two references - one must be from a teacher, counselor, or administrator at school. The other can be from an employer, a community service organization, a youth group leader, etc...

Financial Need: The need for financial assistance is a major factor of consideration. A parent (or guardian) must sign in the space designated. Your application will not be considered if information for this section is missing or incomplete.