Scholarships available to all seniors

These are the 2018 scholarships offered/administered by the Franklin Pierce Foundation available to graduating seniors from all three district high schools.

Distinguished Navigation Scholarships

These twelve one-year scholarships are in the amount of $1000. Students do not apply for these scholarships. The scholarships are based on distinguished-level work in the students’ Navigation portfolio presentations. Students will be nominated by building teams and should meet the distinguished criteria for both portfolio and portfolio presentation by school-based judging panel. Following presentations at the district level the twelve recipients will be chosen.

English Language Learners Scholarship


This one-year scholarship is in the amount of $500. The recipient may be graduating from either F.P.H.S., GATES, or W.H.S. The recipient must currently be in an ELL program or transitioned during their time in the District. The recipient must have exhibited perseverance in overcoming obstacles in attaining an education.

Loren & Dorothy Rasplica Memorial Scholarship
(In memory of the parents of William Rasplica, a long-time district administrator)

This one-year scholarship is in the amount of $1000. The recipient must be a graduating senior with an IEP. The student must have exhibited hard work to increase academic and social/citizenship skills with an intent to pursue post-secondary education. The recipient may attend a college, university, vocational, or technical school.

Treleven Teaching Scholarship


The recipient of this scholarship may receive up to $2500 over four years. $1000 will be awarded the first year. $500 will be available in each of the following three years as long as the recipient shows proof they are continuing in their pursuit of an education degree. Preference is given to a senior intending to pursue a career in teaching. If no eligible graduate intends to pursue a career in teaching then the scholarship may be awarded to an eligible graduate in another education profession. The student must have documented active involvement in service to the community and be a person of integrity and good moral character.