The Vermont Principals’ Association offers two scholarships for graduating seniors: the Vermont Principals’ Association Member Scholarship and Ray Pellegrini “Reach for the Stars” Scholarship. The Hearst Scholarship for juniors and seniors is also available through the VPA.
VPA Member Scholarship- Each school year, the Vermont Principals’ Association (VPA) will award two $500 scholarships to high school seniors who are the children of VPA members. If you are interested in being considered, please send this form and supporting materials, postmarked no later than May 7, 2021. The scholarships will be announced in June, and will be awarded pending enrollment for a second semester of their first year of college.
Ray Pellegrini “Reach for the Stars” Scholarship -This $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a student for his or her second year of their college studies. Students applying must meet the following criteria: a graduating high school senior, first generation college student, attending a college in Vermont, with the intention of remaining in Vermont after college. Community service and/or volunteer work will be given strong consideration. The scholarship application deadline is April 30th, 2021.
The United States Senate Youth Program Scholarship – The United States Senate Youth Senate Program presents an outstanding opportunity for our best and brightest high school juniors and seniors. Leadership, academic achievement, clear speech and logical thought process, and community involvement are the desired qualities set forth by the program. Applications due by January 4th, 2021.