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IMPORTANT SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION FOR THE YEAR 2018

(PLEASE DESTROY ALL PREVIOUS COPIES OF THE SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION)



TO: Washington State high school principals/counselors/senior students
FROM:Curt Horne, President
Washington State School Retirees' Association
RE:Eight WSSR-Foundation Scholarships - a one-time scholarship of $2500 each
Sixteen Robert J. Handy Scholarships - $900 each for up to four years
One Neil D. Prescott Scholarship - a one-time scholarship of $2500


The Washington State School Retirees' Association (WSSRA) invites senior students of your school who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher to apply for the above scholarships. These awards are given to students who wish to have a career in the "field of education". Their degree could be in one of these majors: teacher, counselor, speech therapist, occupational therapist, or psychologist.

WSSRA conducts the search and review process and selects the recipients. Applicants will be notified by May 4, 2018, if they have been chosen. Please encourage your outstanding students who are committed to a career in the field of education to apply.

The scholarship application is available online on our web page at www.wssra.org. To access the forms click on Forms & Files and then in the drop down menu click on Scholarship Application. The forms must be filled-out online, printed and mailed to the WSSRA District Representative for the student's area. The District Representative's name and address will be displayed once the student has entered the zip code where requested for his/her school.

For an application to be considered it must be in approved form, with directions followed precisely and mailed and postmarked by March 2, 2018.



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