The Founders’ Scholarship is being presented as a reflection of why the NorthWood Chapter of DFS was initially created in 1988.  The focus is to select a hard-working student who will become a stable wage earner, a responsible citizen and a lifelong learner in adult life.  This scholarship will be awarded to a NorthWood graduate who best meets the following criteria:

  • The recipient plans to enroll in a course of study that will lead to an Associate’s degree or the completion of a one year Certified Program
  • The recipient is in the top 50% of his/her graduating class
  • The recipient participated in extra-curricular programs while at NorthWood 
    • (Academics, agriculture, athletics, fine arts, etc.)
  • The recipient has significant after school or summer work experience
  • The recipient has been recognized by the high school staff as a person who is compassionate and is committed to improving the lives of others