WYAA Alumni Scholarships

ANNOUNCING: WYAA $1,000 Alumni Scholarship -  2019 application DEADLINE is June 1.

WYAA will give scholarships to WYHS Alumni who are pursuing new career opportunities or need new life skills.  This scholarship was created to support WYAA’s Mission.  

Eligibility Criteria

  • Submit application by the deadline.
  • Plans to attend Columbus State Community College, Eastland-Fairfeld Adult Workforce Program or C-Tech Adult Education Programs. 
  • WYHS Alumni applicants must be registered on www.wyhsalumni.org

Application Process

  • Scholarship applications are on the Whitehall City Schools website:  http://www.wcsrams.org/Scholarships.aspx
  • Or...to use a paper application, contact Joyce Turnbull:  jnturnbull51@aol.com .
  • Deadline to submit scholarship applications is June 1, 2019.  

Selection Criteria

  • Shows tenacity through adversity, good work ethic & commitment to goals.
  • Desire or need to pursue new career or life skills.
  • Demonstrates the qualities of being a good citizen in the community.
  • Submit a resume (Optional & assistance is available). Contact Joyce Turnbull, jnturnbull51@aol.com

Selection Committee

  • 2 WYAA Board Members interviews.  All WYAA Board members make the final decision.

NOTE:  The selection committee members shall not have a conflict of interest.  If a member of the committee has a family member who applies for a scholarship, they cannot serve on the committee.  Donors shall have no influence on selection committee members.

Scholarship Award Amount

The WYAA Board will determine the scholarship amount to be awarded each year, not to exceed WYAA's Whitehall Education Foundation's scholarship funds.  

  • We will give a $1,000 WYAA Alumni Scholarship in 2019.
  • If WYAA doesn't give an Alumnus Scholarship, it will stay in the Whitehall Education Foundation's WYAA funds.

Award Process

  • WYAA Board members will determine the top 2 finalists.
  • Finalists will interview with 2 WYAA Board Members; all Board Members will decide the recipient.
  • Notification of the WYHS Alumni Scholarship winner will be made within 1 week after the interview process.

Payment Distribution

The Whitehall Education Foundation will send scholarship awards to the recipient’s school upon the confirmation of their registration.  

  • All awards are paid directly to their respective schools to be used for awardees’ educational expenses.

Application Example

WYAA ALUMNI Scholarship Application - June 1, 2019 Deadline

Scholarship Requirements:  *Completed Application;  *2 Letters of Recommendation;  *Interviews with WYAA Board Members;  *School Transcript (If currently enrolled)





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Essay Questions (add another page if necessary)

Explain a goal you made in school, extra-curricular activity or volunteering & the steps you took to accomplish that goal.   









Why do you want to study this program & pursue your choice of career?