PARKLAND FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY
FRIEND’S SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Criteria for consideration
A student eligible for assistance must be a Parkland resident attending as an incoming High School Senior and intends on pursuing higher education. Applicants must provide at least 50 hours of community service to the Parkland Library and have a Letter of Recommendation from a Parkland Library Staff Member.
Needs a weighted grade point average of 3.0 or higher, be active in extra-curricular activities, and submit an essay that describes the importance of community libraries and how the library impacted your life or what you learned/gained from your service at the library.
Selection will be based on strength of application.
Deadline for Application: March 1st
Vote for Recipients: In April
Scholarships Distributed: In May at the Senior Awards Event
Contact: Margaret Scales, Library Assistant – Mscales@cityofparkland.org
The Parkland Friends of the Library Scholarship provides a onetime educational assistance for $500. Up to two scholarships per year can be awarded each year at a maximum of $500 each. Scholarships are not renewable. Previous recipients are not eligible to re-apply.