The PHS Golden Anniversary Scholarship was established by Pisgah High School Alumni to provide scholarships to graduating high school seniors who attend Pisgah High School in Canton, NC. In 2016, Pisgah High School celebrated its Golden 50th Anniversary and funds were raised for this purpose.
The scholarship may provide a $500 non-renewable award for students who will pursue full-time undergraduate degrees from accredited North Carolina College or Universities. Scholarships will be applied to the cost of undergraduate tuition, fees, on-campus room and board, books and other college expenses.
To receive consideration, applicants must:
• Attend Pisgah High School in Canton, NC
• A graduating high school senior
• Have a minimum cumulative un-weighted GPA of 3.5
• Demonstrate outstanding school service and community involvement
• Attending a North Carolina College or University
• Demonstrate financial need, but not restricted to lower income
SELECTION PROCESS AND AWARDS
A scholarship committee of the Haywood County Schools Foundation and Pisgah High school will review all completed scholarship applications. The committee reserves the right to rescind an award should a recipient’s circumstances change, such as failure to graduate from high school or failure to enroll at an accredited institution. The selection process shall consist of a review and evaluation of the scholarship applications and possibly a personal interview. The Board of Directors of the Foundation will make the final decision on the recipients of this scholarship. The Board’s decision shall be final. The Haywood County Schools Foundation, Inc., a tax-exempt charitable foundation, will administer the scholarship fund.