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Important Deadlines
Criteria
What the Application Should Include
Where to Send Application



During each year, the Trustee will send a letter to the financial administrator of every high school in Walla Walla County. This letter describes the availability of scholarships through the Trippeer Foundation and how students interested in receiving scholarships can submit an application for consideration by the Trustee. The letter also will include all important deadlines for submission of the applications.

IMPORTANT DEADLINES

January each year Letters will be sent to all Walla Walla High Schools notifying them of the Trippeer Scholarship Fund and how students can apply.
 
April 3, 2017 By this date, a completed application package must be e-mailed or postmarked to the Trippeer Foundation.
 
May 8, 2017 By this date, all applicants who have successfully submitted a complete application will be notified and an interview will be arranged in Walla Walla, Washington.
 
May or June 2017 Interviews will be conducted in Walla Walla, Washington during May or June 2017.
 

CRITERIA

To be eligible for a Trippeer Foundation scholarship, all applicants (1) must be students of a high school in Walla Walla, Washington or have already graduated, and (2) must be currently enrolled or have been accepted in a four-year accredited university or college. In making their final determination for who receives a scholarship, the Trustees will also consider:
  1. Academic performance
  2. Financial ability
  3. Community service and
  4. Extracurricular and non-academic activities.
WHAT THE APPLICATION SHOULD INCLUDE

The scholarship applicant must furnish the following:
  1. A brief biography and statement of goals
  2. A transcript of the applicant’s high school record and PSAT and SAT scores
  3. An essay on any subject of the applicant’s choosing of not less than 500 nor more than 1,500 words
  4. Recommendations from three nonrelated persons, including:
    1. One from your high school principal, counselor, or other teacher who has known you personally for at least one entire school year (Name: ___________________);
    2. One from your current or former employer, or an adult who has known you and observed your skills for at least one year (Name: ________________________);
    3. One from ________________________.

    These three letters are to be sent directly to the Dr. H.A. Trippeer Charitable Foundation, by their writers, in a sealed, addressed envelope.
  5. Please prepare an itemized budget for your first college year. This budget will be helpful for us in making our decision and we will go through the budget together at the time of your interview.
WHERE TO SEND APPLICATION

Your completed application must be e-mailed or postmarked by April 3, 2017 to:

E-mail: CandyC@PacTrust.com

Mailing Address:
The Dr. H.A. Trippeer Charitable Foundation
15350 SW Sequoia Parkway, Suite 300
Portland OR 97224