To be eligible for consideration, all applications must be in approved form and must be postmarked by March 2, 2018. To receive the correct address for mailing your application packet, enter your school's zip code where indicated at the end of the application. The District Representative's name and address will then be displayed.

2018 Robert J. Handy/WSSR-Foundation/Neil D. Prescott Scholarships

Check List

When submitting your application, please place this check list as your top sheet and then place the items below in their listed order. Check off each item as you complete it.

Scholarship Applicant:   School and County:  

1. Robert J. Handy/WSSR-Foundation/Neil D. Prescott Scholarship application.
2. Statement:
  • Describe how you qualify for this award.
  • Describe why you are choosing a career in education and why you will be successful. Important: use complete sentences and paragraphs using 12-point font (use Arial font please) and double-spaced - maximum of two (2) pages.
  • 3. Submit resume (vita): - not more than two (2) pages to include
  • Co-curricular activities such as clubs and class related academic activities and extracurricular activities such as sports.
  • Community (volunteer) service. Time, place and duration of activities should be included.
  • Work experience paid and unpaid. Include approximate number of hours.
  • 4. Three (3) letters of recommendation - a minimum of two (2) from high school classroom instructors or administrators, and one (1) from outside of the education field. No letters of recommendation may come from relatives. (Important: letters must address the applicant's potential for success in the field of education.)
    5. High school transcripts and, if applicable, college transcripts. (Official high school transcript through semester one of grade twelve plus an official college transcript. Official Transcripts must have an official stamp and signature from the school.)
    6. Place all of the above items in a file folder with your name and school on the file folder tab and mail all in a large manilla envelope to the WSSRA District Representative for your area. Important: the file folder is how the readers keep track of your information.
    7. Mail (by first class mail) all of the above items, must be postmarked by March 2, 2018. Failure to address any of the above will result in disqualification of the application.

    Statement of Originality: My signature below indicates the statements I make are true and are original with me.


    By checking this box, I confirm that I have read the Check List carefully.