Scholarship Application

Justin Sheftel Memorial
Scholarship Award

Justin Sheftel was tragically killed by a drunk driver while celebrating Senior Week. We are awarding this scholarship to honor Justin, his life, and keep his memory alive. The ideal candidate would possess many of the characteristics and qualities that Justin exhibited in his life.

We are looking for the uncommon hero, hard worker, friend, and good student who demonstrate these characteristics.

Tell us about yourself; how you feel you best portray those characteristics that were recognized in Justin by his peers.  Explain how you have a passion for something and have continued to pursue, learn and explore to become better at what you do and love.


> Be a senior who will be graduating from High Scholl in June 2020 and attending a College, University, Community College, or Trade School in the fall of 2020
> Active in an Athletic Club or Team for a number of years
> Have a cumulative GPA  – see the application
> Be involved in extra-curricular activities either in the your School District, or in the community, (a job would be considered extra curricular)
> Include and submit, 3 letters of recommendation pertaining to the applicant’s character and personality, at least two should be from teachers or a guidance counselor.
> Include and submit, 1 page essay.
> Complete application and submit by April 10th, to your Guidance Counselor.

Select your high school and download the application:
> Parkland
> William Allen
> Louis E. Dieruff

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