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Guidelines for 2018 Alumni Scholarships

UHS/PCHS Alumni Association

The following guidelines are applicable to the alumni scholarships to be awarded in 2018.  The guidelines are subject to change for future scholarships.


  1. Number and Amount.  Two scholarships of $500 each will be offered for 2018 with a total expenditure of $1000.


  1. Calendar of Events.  The scholarship application forms will be ready for distribution by February 5, 2018.  Completed application forms must be completed and returned to the Scholarship Committee by July 17, 2018. The Scholarship Committee will review the applications and make its recommendations to the Alumni Association Board by July 24, 2018.  The Alumni Board will select the scholarship awardees by August 1, and the scholarship recipients will be announced shortly after their selection.  The awardees also will be recognized at the UHS/PCHS Alumni Reunion on Saturday afternoon of Labor Day weekend (September 1, 2018).


  1. Type of Scholarships.  The scholarships will be academic scholarships for upper level college students, who are graduates of Putnam County High School, and whose records show a strong potential for successful careers.  


  1. Eligibility.  Applicants must have a PCHS GPA of 3.0 or higher, successfully completed two years of college or university course work toward the pursuit of an academic degree and be enrolled in, or committed to attend, a college or university for the 2018-19 academic year.


  1. Application Requirements.  Applicants must complete and submit the application form prescribed by the alumni board and submit the required documents listed on the application form.


  1. Preferences.  In addition to the requirement for a strong potential for successful careers, a preference will be accorded to students who have demonstrated a commitment to public service and who exhibit an interest in helping their local communities.

One-time Award.  Recipients of the alumni scholarships will not be eligible for such scholarships in future years.