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Question: PTO money used for scholarhip

Can our elementary PTO award a scholarship to a graduating senior from our districts high school?


Asked by wolfmeier

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badpants writes:
Absolutely. Our parent group offers scholarships for a 7th grade and an 8th grade student at our K-8 school. Students are required to apply, with included a written essay submission and an interview. We have a panel of 3 judges, none of whom are on the board of our parent group.


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Cindy Rowe writes:
We have given many scholarship over the years. We give out 3-$500 Scholarships in May but they can not collect until after their first semester is completed & it is sent to the college...we have had two or three in the past drop out.


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