RISD Council of PTAs Scholarship Fund in memory of Dr. J.J. Pearce
Applications are out for the 2019-2020 RISD Council Scholarship.
Complete them here:
Three (3) 4-year scholarships at each RISD High School in the amount of $3,000
Two (2) 2-year scholarships at each RISD High School in the amount of $500
5 (5) Teacher scholarships in the amount of $500
RISD Council of PTAs Scholarship Committee receives and reviews applications each spring for:
- Graduating senior scholarships for those attending 4-year institutions
- Graduating senior scholarships for those attending 2-year institutions or trade schools
- Teacher scholarships for those enrolled in higher education or seeking training through workshops/seminars
Student scholarships are awarded on scholastic record, character, extra-curricular activities and financial need.
Teacher scholarship application requires employment by the RISD for one full academic year prior to application and continued employment in the district the following year.
Questions? Contact Scholarship Chair
Joseph Jones Pearce served as RISD superintendent from 1946 to 1977. Dr. Pearce died in September of 1995, but his devotion to the education of Richardson youth continues through the memorial scholarship fund.
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