WAKARUSA LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP #1 ($1000)

One scholarship will be awarded to a graduate who plans to enter a medical or health related career with a bachelor’s degree.The graduate selected for the medical career Wakarusa Lions Club Scholarship is expected to meet each of the following criteria:

  • The graduate is enrolling in a bachelor degree program leading toward a medical career (doctor, nurse, radiologist, etc.) or a health-related career (pharmacy, prosthetics, athletic trainer, etc.)
  • The senior’s high school academic record indicates he/she is likely to be successful in taking the necessary college coursework leading toward the chosen medical career.
  • The graduate lives in the Wakarusa Elementary School attendance district.

WAKARUSA LIONS CLUB SCHOLARSHIP #2 ($1000)

The graduate selected for the two-year technical Wakarusa Lions Club Scholarship is expected to meet each of the following criteria:

  • The graduate is planning to enroll in a two year program leading toward a career in a technical field (computer information systems, database management, automotive technology, criminal justice, health care support, imaging sciences, surgical technology, etc.)
  • The senior’s high school academic record indicates he or she is likely to be successful in taking the necessary coursework leading toward the chosen two-year technical program.
  • The graduate lives in the Wakarusa Elementary School attendance district.
  • If it is the judgment of the selection committee that no applicants are likely to be successful in a two-year technical program, the selection committee may select a second applicant for a bachelor’s degree scholarship leading toward a medical career (doctor, nurse, radiologist, etc.) or a health-related career (pharmacy, prosthetics, athletic trainer, etc.).

WA-NEE EDUCATION ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP ($1000)

This scholarship will be awarded to a graduating graduate who is enrolled as an education major in a four-year degree program. The applicant must meet the following qualifications:

  • Applicant ranks in the upper 1/3 of the graduating class
  • Possesses favorable attitudes, habits, and qualities of good citizenship
  • Has the potential to succeed at the college/university level
  • Additional selection criteria will include: grade point average, class rank, SAT scores and attendance
  • Preference will be given to children of a WEA member.
  • Secondary preference will go to a student planning to major in Education.

WILSON FAMILY COMMUNITY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP ($1200)

This scholarship will be awarded to a graduate who plans to continue his/her education. The candidate will have demonstrated a selfless commitment to community service in the Wa-Nee area.

ZETA NU CHAPTER OF TRI KAPPA SCHOLARSHIP ($1500)

These scholarships will be awarded to qualifying seniors who plan on furthering their education at a four-year college or university.

  • Recipient needs to obtain a minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Demonstrates strong character and have received positive teacher evaluations
  • Preferably students are involved in activities and/or organizations outside the academic school day; whether participating in sports, performing arts, community service, or employment