Treleven Teaching Scholarship

Open toFor district-wide competition

This scholarship is funded annually by the Treleven family to support entry into the teaching profession.


A Scholarship award is made to a graduating senior of the Franklin Pierce Schools who intends to pursue a career in teaching or other careers in the field of education.

Amount1 scholarship(s) of $2,500 each. (total annual contribution: $2,500)
Award notesRenewable with conditions.

The recipient may receive up to $2,500.00 over four years. $1,000.00 will be awarded the first year. $500.00 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.

Selection criteria
  • Must be a graduating senior of the Franklin Pierce District high schools.
  • Preference is to be given to a graduating 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 pursuing a career in another education profession, including, but not limited to, school counseling and educational services associates.
  • Must have documented active involvement in service to the community.
  • The recipient must be a person of integrity and good moral character.
Selection process

The Franklin Pierce, GATES, and Washington High Schools’ scholarship committees will each select a nominee for this scholarship and submit the name to the Foundation. Members of the Treleven family will then interview each of the nominees and select the recipient. The family will also select an alternate and the scholarship shall be awarded to that individual if the primary award winner does not meet the requirements of the scholarship.

Administration of the fundThe fund is administered by the Franklin Pierce Foundation, a nonprofit corporation registered in the State of Washington.
Method of payment
  • Receipt of a completed Scholarship Acceptance Form will hold this scholarship for the student. The scholarship can be held no longer than 16 months after June 30th of the year of graduation from high school.
  • Upon receipt of Proof of Enrollment Form including a student ID number, funds will be released to the institution in the name of the student.
Complete the Scholarship Acceptance Form and Proof of Enrollment Form online at:
Fund typeAnnual scholarship