|Donor's corner |
December 19th Please
complete Donor Form on-line or paper copy and return
Students may start the
Local Scholarship application
January 17th Deadline for student
Jan 30th - Apr 7th Donors make their selections
(you will receive a schedule mid- January)
May 22nd Awards night ceremony
1. Donors will be scheduled to review
applications based upon the amount of their awards. The largest scholarship donor selects a
recipient first. That student’s
application is then removed from the list, and the committee for the next
largest scholarship reviews the remaining applicants to choose their
recipient. That application is then
removed and it goes on to the next largest donor, etc.
2. Changes in the dollar amount to be
awarded must be made prior to the beginning of the selection process. We insist on this because if increases occur
during the selection process, student applications that were removed for a
smaller scholarship are denied the opportunity for the larger amount.
1. Donors, or designated committees, review
the student applications in person or online during their assigned time frame. It’s imperative that your decision is made
with-in that time to keep the process moving and allows me to proceed to the
next donor. I am on a very tight schedule and want to be respectful of
2. Donors, or designee(s), complete the
scholarship award form or email indicating the I.D. # of the selected
recipient(s) and alternate(s). Mrs. Colvin
will let you know the name of the recipient after you have made your
decision. Donors are asked not to reveal the name of their recipient
until Awards Night. Donors are also
asked not to mention the amount of their scholarship at
3. School officials compile a list of
recipients for notification to attend Awards Night.
4. School officials compile a list of
recipients for inclusion in the program and the preparation of framed award
1. Students are eligible to apply for
the local scholarships in their senior year of high school. To be eligible to apply for Hastings Local
Scholarship program students must obtain a Hastings High School diploma by June
of their graduating year.
2. Donors determine specific criteria
for their particular scholarship(s). The
criteria will be established prior to the selection process, and a copy of it
is kept on file in the Career Center.
The criteria may be reviewed and altered annually.
1. Donors determine how and when the winning
student will be given their scholarship.
Many donors ask the student to send a copy of their first report card to
verify attendance. Upon receipt of the
report card, a check is sent to the student in the amount of the award by the
choose to give a check to the student at Awards Night.
3. OR Donors
may choose to send the funds to the district office to have deposited into the
designated scholarship account. The student would request their award through
the Career Center.
Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have questions,
comments, suggestions or concerns. The Local Scholarship Program is an amazing
opportunity for students. I am always looking for new and better ways to help
serve you and the students in this process.
Thank you for your continued generosity!