Farmington Educational Foundation

Vocational/Technical Scholarship

Funded by the Farmington Educational Foundation

The Farmington Educational Foundation’s Vocational/Technical Scholarship is a $1,000 scholarship awarded annually to a Farmington High School Senior who will be attending an accredited post-secondary college, vocational and/or technical school pursuing a degree or certificate in a vocational or technical program.

 

Eligibility

 

  1. Applicant must be a graduating student of Farmington Senior High School.

  2. Applicant must have applied and been accepted to an accredited post-secondary college, vocational and/or technical school pursuing a degree or certificate in a vocational or technical program.

Application

 

The following documents must be included with each application:

 

  1. A completed and signed application form, which is attached.

  2. A type-written essay that focuses on the applicant’s future plans.  This should include the applicant’s career goals as well as the applicant’s post high school educational preparation for the selected vocational or technical occupation.

  3. At least two (2) written letters of recommendation from a Farmington High School faculty or staff member.

  4. The most recent official High School transcript.

 

An interview with the applicant may be requested.  Applicant will be notified if an interview is desired.   If no suitable applicant is found, the scholarship committee may choose to not present a scholarship.

 

Disposition of Scholarship Award Money

 

  1. The monetary award will either be sent directly to the scholarship winner or to the recipient’s college or vocational/technical school.  This will solely be a decision of the scholarship committee.  The scholarship funds must be used for direct expenses incurred while attending a post-secondary college or vocational/technical school full time.  Any use of funds not used in this manner must be reimbursed, in full, to the Farmington Educational Foundation. Eligible expenses are tuition, books, fees, and supplies needed for class work.

  2. Prior to dispersing this money, the scholarship committee or the Executive Director must receive evidence that the student has enrolled full time.

  3. Awards will be dispersed in one lump sum prior to the fall semester of the student’s first year at college.

  4. The student is required to notify the Farmington Educational Foundation in the event the student leaves school, reduces the number of credit hours to part time, or any other non-compliance to either the intent of this scholarship program or its expressed requirements.  Student will reimburse the Farmington Educational Foundation for any funds received for the semester affected.

  5. Student, by accepting the scholarship funds, agrees to reimburse the Farmington Educational Foundation for any funds received but not used for purposes congruent with the intent and requirements of this scholarship program.