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Apply for community scholarships

Did you know that Stillwater Area High School seniors are eligible for more than half a million dollars in community scholarships? Various organizations, individuals and businesses designate scholarship money every year specifically for SAHS seniors.

The window for seniors to apply is from December 14, 2022 at 2:30 p.m. through February 17, 2023 at 3:00 p.m.

Want to learn more?

Community Scholarship Informational Meeting
Wednesday December 14, 2022
7:00-7:30 a.m. in the auditorium
1:18-2:10 p.m. (Office Hours/location TBD)

You must sign up online for the Office Hours session.

Need help filling out your scholarship applications?

Scholarship Application Workshop
February 8 and February 15, 2023
Office Hours (1:18-2:10 p.m.)
College and Career Center

You must sign up online for the workshop sessions.


Instructions for completing the SAHS Community Scholarships

To begin the process go to Schoology. Access code: TBA

Step 1:

Fill out the Application (TBA) - Information needed for this form: personal data, post-secondary info, community service, work experience, extracurricular activities and honors/awards. Once you have submitted this form you will receive a confirmation email including a pdf copy of your application. SAVE this PDF.

  • Please allow ample time to complete this application. You cannot save and go back.
  • DO NOT refresh the page as your information will be lost. Once you submit the application you will not be able to return to edit

Step 2:

Prepare your Required Materials. These are mandatory for each scholarship. Required materials need to be in PDF format and will be submitted for each scholarship to which you apply.

Required Materials (submitted with EACH scholarship):

Application - Completed PDF version that is emailed to you

Personal Statement - Respond to this prompt in 300 words or less:
Describe a problem you've solved or a problem you'd like to solve. It can be an intellectual challenge, a research query, an ethical dilemma - anything that is of personal importance, no matter the scale. Explain its significance to you and what steps you took or could be taken to identify a solution. 

  • Save as PDF with title: “Last Name, First Name - Personal Statement”

Transcript - Transcripts MUST include 1st semester senior grades.

  • To ensure the inclusion of 1st semester grades, wait until February 7, 2022 to request an FREE updated self view of your transcript from Parchment. For Parchment account questions, contact
  • Save your transcript as a PDF with title: “Last Name, First Name - Transcript”

ACT scores will NOT be required for 2022-2023. Submitted scores will not impact awards

Step 3:

Watch for additional requirements (essays, acceptance letters, etc). Partial submissions will not be accepted/reviewed. All PDFs must be included in a single submission for each scholarship.

Step 4:

Submit two letters of recommendation (one from a teacher and one must be from a community member). Letters should be in PDF format and titled, ex. John Doe - LOR. Email letters of recommendation to Alison Brodersen-Schroder at

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