2021 Scholarship Applications:

BEFORE YOU APPLY

 

Scholarship Applications for students graduating in 2021 are due no later than Monday, March 1, 2021.

To apply, view the 2021 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 Monday, March 1, 2021.

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

2021 Scholarship Opportunities

​​The Woodland Hills Foundation 2021 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 2021 Non-Traditional 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 2021 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 2021 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 2021 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

Transcript

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.

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:  Three scholarships of $1,000 each

 

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