/a>
Click here to download the Scholarship Form
 
Standing Rules for High School Senior Scholarships Presented by McNeil High School PTSA
The purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to two McNeil High School graduating seniors for college expenses.  The scholarships are each $500.  To be eligible for a scholarship, the student must be a graduating senior and a current member of the McNeil High School PTSA as of December 31st.  Relatives of the officers and executive board members of McNeil PTSA are eligible.

The scholarships are publicized through PTSA membership newsletters and the McNeil High School College and Career Center.  The application form is the McNeil High School PTSA Scholarship Application.  Information about the recipients is included in the minutes of the McNeil High School PTSA and the Treasurer’s records including name, address, and relationship to any officer or executive board member.  The following criteria are used to select the scholarship recipients from the eligible applicants by a committee of three members appointed by the President of the PTA and approved by the executive board:

Scholarship Number 1:
Each applicant will receive a score of 1-5 with 5 being the best on the following criteria
Academic Performance
Essay
Volunteer Activities
The applicants will also receive a score of 1-10 with 10 being the best for School Activity Participation.
The applicant with the highest combined score will be the recipient. In the event of a tie, the 3 member
Committee will decide with a majority vote on the winner.

Scholarship Number 2:
Each applicant will receive a score of 1-5 with 5 being the best on the following criteria
Academic Performance
Essay
Volunteer Activities
Financial Need
The applicants will also receive a score of 1-10 with 10 being the best for School Activity Participation.
The applicant with the highest combined score will be the recipient. In the event of a tie, the 3 member
Committee will decide with a majority vote on the winner.

The following criteria apply to the scholarship selection committee:
The committee member may not have a child or relative that is a senior at McNeil High School.
The McNeil PTSA believes that the use of objective criteria for selection of recipients by committee members without conflicts of interests allows for an unbiased selection of recipients.

FiT Scholarships.  There are scholarships available to assist our FiT seniors in addition to the above scholarship opportunities.  FiT qualifications determined by the district.  Please see Ruby Lozano in the office for more informaiton.