2022 Scholarship Applications:

BEFORE YOU APPLY

 

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED

DEADLINE: THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2022

To apply, view the 2022 Scholarship Opportunities below. Scroll down and choose the Scholarship for which you would like to apply.  Links will remain inactive until applications are open.

Once you click on the scholarship button, you will be taken to the application page for the corresponding scholarship. Fill out the application and select "Apply" when you are finished.

PLEASE NOTE: You can NOT save your changes. Please only fill out the application when you are ready to answer the questions in full.

Applicants should fully read through each of the scholarships to ensure they meet the determined criteria. Once a scholarship(s) is selected, applicants should read through the entire application before beginning the process of filling out the application. We suggest saving your answers into a word document and then copying and pasting into the application. ​

Some applications require a letter of recommendation from a teacher or community member.  If you already have your letter of recommendation, you may upload it where indicated on the application or you may send the Letter of Recommendation Link to the person submitting the letter. There, the letter-writer will easily be able to upload/email their letter to the Foundation.  The letter may be submitted at any time but no later than the application due date of Thursday, March 31, 2022.

Also, some applications require a Statement of Financial Need. For instructions and a template, click the Statement of Financial Need link. You should write this statement first before completing the rest of the application so that you are ready to fill out the application in full, the statement is ready.

If you have any problems or questions, please email Jennifer.WHFoundation@gmail.com

Expectations for Winners:

Scholarship winners should understand and agree to the following upon receiving a scholarship from the Woodland Hills Foundation:

  • Once you are notified that you have received a scholarship, you must confirm your win in writing to jennifer.whfoundation@gmail.com within one week of your notification

  • You name will be published on the Foundation's website, social media and promotional materials including newsletters, press releases and more

  • You will be recognized/receive your certificate during the WHSD Awards Banquet

  • You must take a photograph (selfie) with your awards certificate and send within one week to jennifer.whfoundation@gmail.com

  • You must write a thank you letter to your scholarship donor within one week of being notified or your scholarship

Further details will be provided to winners upon notification of your scholarship.

2022 Scholarship Opportunities

​​The Woodland Hills Foundation 2022 Traditional Scholarship

Woodland Hills Foundation is proud to award a scholarship to an economically disadvantaged senior who is pursuing post-secondary education at a traditional four year college.   The scholarship is open to all seniors, with a financial need, who will graduate from Woodland Hills High School and who will continue their education at a four-year college. Thoughtful and sincere answers to the questions posed in the application will be the basis for selection for these awards.  All questions must be answered completely.

Application Includes:

Application Questions

Essay

Financial Needs Statement

One Letter of Recommendation from a TEACHER

​AWARDS: One scholarship of $1,000

​​The Woodland Hills Foundation 2022 Career and Technical Scholarship

Woodland Hills Foundation is proud to award a scholarship to an economically disadvantaged senior who is pursuing post-secondary education at other than a four-year college.  Past recipients have attended culinary, technical, veterinary, trade, nursing, art, and computer programming schools and community colleges. The scholarship is open to all seniors, with a financial need, who will graduate from Woodland Hills High School and who will continue their education in a vocational, technical, or (non-four-year) educational program that has a diploma, certificate, or Associate’s Degree upon completion (e.g. nursing, computer, technical, business, culinary, trade schools, community or junior colleges). A Thoughtful and sincere answers to the questions posed in the application will be the basis for selection for these awards.  All questions must be answered completely.

Application Includes:

Application Questions

Essay

Financial Needs Statement

One Letter of Recommendation from a TEACHER

​AWARDS: One scholarship of $1,000

​​The Woodland Hills Foundation 2022 disABLED Student Scholarship

Woodland Hills Foundation is proud to award a scholarship to an economically disadvantaged graduating senior who has a visible or non-visible disability (defined as someone who has or considers themselves to have a long-term or recurring issue that impacts one or more major activities that others may consider to be a daily function; this definition also includes the perception among others that a disability exists).  We know that 90% of disabilities on campus are invisible and all candidates with a disability are encouraged to apply. Thoughtful and sincere answers to the questions posed in the application will be the basis for selection for these awards.  All questions must be answered completely.

Application Includes:

Application Questions

Essay

Financial Needs Statement

One Letter of Recommendation from a TEACHER

​AWARDS: One scholarship of $1,000

​​The Woodland Hills Foundation 2022 Diversity Scholarship

Woodland Hills Foundation is proud to award a scholarship to an exceptional and talented student who has been traditionally underrepresented and identify as being part of a racial minority. All students who identify as being a part of a racial minority are encouraged to apply. Thoughtful and sincere answers to the questions posed in the application will be the basis for selection for these awards.  All questions must be answered completely.

Application Includes:

Application Questions

Essay

Financial Needs Statement

One Letter of Recommendation from a TEACHER

​AWARDS: One scholarship of $1,000

​​The Woodland Hills Foundation 2022 H.U.G.S. Volunteer Scholarship

Woodland Hills Foundation is proud to award a Woodland Hills Senior who has demonstrated outstanding service to others at the local, state and/or national level. Applicants must have engaged in volunteer activity that occurred within the 12 months prior to the application.  Thoughtful and sincere answers to the questions posed in the application will be the basis for selection for these awards.  All questions must be answered completely.

Application Includes:

Application Questions

Essay

Financial Needs Statement

One Letter of Recommendation from a TEACHER

Confirmation of Volunteer Hours

​AWARDS: One scholarship of $1,000

​The Colleen E. Kennedy Memorial Scholarship

The Colleen E. Kennedy Memorial Scholarship is open to all seniors who will graduate from Woodland Hills High School who have had success academically and athletically, demonstrated community spirit through volunteer service, and who will continue their education in a vocational, technical, or (non 4-year) educational program that awards a diploma, certificate, or Associate Degree upon completion (e.g. nursing, computer, technical, business, culinary, trade schools, community or junior colleges.).

Application Includes:

Application Questions

Essay

Two Letters of Recommendation (One Teacher, One Community Member)

Confirmation of Volunteer Hours

AWARD: One scholarship of $1,000

​​​​The Darcy Lynne Herman Scholarship

The Darcy Lynne Herman Scholarship is open to all seniors who will graduate in from Woodland Hills High School who have demonstrated success in both science and humanities studies, and who will continue their education in a 4-year or longer educational program which grants a Bachelor’s degree or higher upon completion. Awards will be based on a scholarship application. Thoughtful and sincere answers to the questions posed in the application, as well as evidence of academic success in science and humanities courses based on the student’s high school transcript, GPA, and a letter of recommendation, will be the basis for selection for these awards. All questions must be answered completely.

​Application Includes:

Application Questions

Essay

One Letter of Recommendation from Teacher/Staff/Coach/Advisor

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MUST EXHIBIT SUCCESS IN BOTH SCIENCE AND HUMANITIES

AWARDS:  Two scholarships of $1,000 each

The Julia Anne McCool Memorial Scholarship for the Arts & Humanities

This scholarship is open to all seniors who will graduate in from Woodland Hills High School who will continue their education in music, art, performance, liberal arts or humanities. Preference will be given to those continuing their education in music or art. Award will be based on scholarship application, completion of an original essay, and an optional sample of creative work (a portfolio, video of a performance piece, etc.).

Application Includes:

Application Questions

Essay

Two Letters of Recommendation (One Teacher, One Community Member)

Option to Upload a Creative Work Sample

MUST CONTINUE YOUR EDUCATION IN MUSIC, ART, PERFORMANCE, LIBERAL ARTS OR HUMANITIES (Preference given to those continuing education in music or Art).

AWARD: One scholarship of $2,500.

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Scholarship

Applications
 

 

Patti Fedishen Zollner Scholarship Fund

Open to all seniors who will graduate from Woodland Hills High School.  The award must be used for tuition or books for continuing his/her education at a community college, trade or technical school, two or four year college.

Application Includes:

Application Questions

Essay

AWARDS:  Two scholarships of $1,100 each

 

The Robert & Christine Smith Diversity Scholarship

Open to all seniors who will graduate from Woodland Hills High School. This scholarship will award an exceptional and talented student who has been traditionally underrepresented and identify as being part of a racial minority. All students who identify as being a part of a racial minority are encouraged to apply. Thoughtful and sincere answers to the questions posed in the application will be the basis for selection for these awards.  All questions must be answered completely.

Application Includes:

Application Questions

Essay

One Letter of Recommendation from a TEACHER

​AWARDS: One scholarship of $1,000

 

2022 Rotary Club of Forest Hills “Service Above Self” Tom Nunnally Memorial Scholarship

Open to all seniors who will graduate in 2022 from Woodland Hills High School and who will continue their education in a vocational, technical, or four-year educational program that awards a diploma, certificate, Associate or Bachelor’s Degree upon completion.

Application Includes:

Application Questions

Essay

One Letter of Recommendation from a TEACHER or Woodland Hills STAFF

Volunteer Log

​AWARDS: One scholarship of $1,000

MEMBERS OF THE INTERACT CLUB ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

 

2022 Woodland Hills Alumni Scholarship

Open to all seniors who will graduate in 2022 from Woodland Hills High School and who will continue their education in a vocational, technical, or four-year educational program that awards a diploma, certificate, Associate or Bachelor’s Degree upon completion.

Application Includes:

Application Questions

Essay

Financial Needs Statement

One Letter of Recommendation from a TEACHER or Woodland Hills STAFF

​AWARDS: One scholarship of $1,000