PL&W Scholarship

Applicant for this scholarship must be a student residing in the home of a PL&WCo served residence for the duration of his/her high school education.

  • PURPOSE OF SCHOLARSHIP

    Scholarship award will be made to a graduating senior of Washington High School to assist a deserving student in continuing his/her education.
  • AMOUNT OF SCHOLARSHIP

    $1,500 shall be available annually to be awarded to one student.
  • SELECTION PROCESS

    The Faculty Scholarship Committee will select one recipient and may select an alternate.
  • CRITERIA FOR SELECTION

  • 1) Recipient must be a graduating senior who lives within the Parkland Light & Water Co. electric or water service area. Student must present a photocopy of their PL&WCo bill with their application. PL&WCo will verify applicant household has been served by PL&WCo for the past 3 years.
  • 2) Recipient must have an accumulated grade point average of 3.00 or better for the last 6 semesters (or three years) of high school.
  • 3) Recipient must plan to complete an educational program approved by the committee. The program may be a vocational school, community college, a four year college, or university program.
  • 4) Recipient must be a student who has shown good citizenship.
  • 5) Recipient must certify that he/she has received less than $4,000 in other scholarship/financial grant moneys for the first year of advanced education.
  • ADMINISTRATION OF THE FUNDS

    Upon student registration, the Franklin Pierce Foundation will release funds to the institution in the name of the student.
  • DEFAULT OF SCHOLARSHIP

    In the case where the student fails to register and attend classes the scholarship money may be awarded to the selected alternate or held by the Franklin Pierce Foundation as the following year's award. Interest earned by the $1,500 in such a case shall be contributed to the Foundation.
  • Past Winners:

Year Name School
2001
Moshin Alagi
Tacoma Community College
2002
Christopher Lee
Pacific Lutheran University
2003
Warren Phillips
Pacific Lutheran University
2004
Angelina Carlson
Bethune-Cookman College
2005
Jacob Paikai
Pacific Lutheran University
2006
Elizabeth Fernandez
University of Washington
2007
Rebekka Levvell
Oregon State University
2008
Susanni Yi
Miami Institute of Art
2009
Steven Kaufman
University of Washington
2010
Alyssa Herandy
Central Washington University
2011
Adam S Roberts
Washington State University
2012
Sienna Talbert
Washington State University
2013
Enyi Vargas
Pierce Community College
2014
Kaylee Wiest
Pacific Lutheran University
2015
Kayla Abler
Pacific Lutheran University
2016
Clairriss Johnson
University of Washington
2017
Samantha DeHart
TBA