Pierce County School
Retirees’ Association

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Scholarships

Three scholarships available through the Pierce County School Retirees’ Association.

Site Information:

  • www.washboard.org . In the search bar, type Pierce County. You will then see the three scholarships available.
  • Deadlines:
    • Pierce County School Retirees Association Scholarship(Future Educator’s Scholarship) : April 21, 2024
    • Chuck Abernathy Memorial Scholarship for High School Seniors: April 21, 2024
    • Chuck Abernathy Memorial Scholarship for Student Teaching: Aprils 24, 2024

1.Future Educator’s Scholarship

Who

  • College student residing in Pierce County,  completing Sophomore year in college.(or equivalency such as Running Start). 

Criteria:

  • Eligible to attend a 4-year college/university in the Fall as a full-time student with Junior standing the Fall of 2024 or student of Sophomore status presently attending a 4-year institution.
  • Intend to pursue a career in teaching or in an education specialty (various therapists, counselor, psychologist).
  • Complete all documents as required on the washboard.org site

Value:

  • 4 $1500 scholarships

2) Chuck Abernathy Memorial Scholarship for High School Seniors

Who:

  • High School Senior. Must be a resident of Pierce County. Graduation: Spring 2024.

Criteria:

  • Intend to pursue a career in teaching or in an education specialty (various therapists, counselor, psychologist).
  • GPA of 2.5 or above.
  • Complete all documents as outlined on the washboard.org site.

Value:

  • $1000,00

3) Chuck Abernathy Memorial Scholarship for Student Teachers

Who:

  • College student who is a resident of Pierce County, Washington.

Criteria:

  • Full time student
  • Has met the criteria for student teaching in the Fall 2024.
  • GPA of 2.5 or above.
  • Complete all the required documents as outlined on washboard.org. (You must register for a new account or log in with your current account information)

Value:

  • $1000,00