Bernie Perleberg Memorial Scholarship • $1500

To qualify for the Bernie Perleberg Memorial Scholarship:

  1. You must be a past student of CDCSA Head Start/ECEAP (Wenatchee, East Wenatchee, Cashmere, Peshastin, Orondo)
  2. You must be a high school senior or have a high school diploma or GED

This scholarship may be used toward expenses incurred to attend an accredited Academic College, University, Beauty School, Business College or Trade School. This is a one-time scholarship opportunity. Four scholarships will be awarded each academic school year.

Scholarship Application Checklist

  1. Completed Application
  2. A composition on the applicant’s motivation for furthering his/her education. The composition must include a personal goal statement and must share the role that Head Start has played in the applicant’s education. The composition should tell a great deal about the applicants short and long term goals and how the scholarship would help meet those goals.
  3. A paragraph of 300 words or less stating why financial assistance is necessary. The paragraph should include all anticipated expenses and all resources that will be used to finance higher education.
  4. A paragraph, hand written in cursive script, sharing the applicant’s favorite teacher and why this individual had an impact on their education.
  5. Please furnish three letters of reference/recommendation; they can be teachers, counselors, employers. No personal or family references please.
  6. A copy of an official acceptance from the institution the applicant will be attending. The letter must include a student ID number.