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The Manning School PTA Scholarship

The Manning School PTA is dedicated to fostering the lifelong success and learning of our middle school students.  Each year we are pleased to recognize TWO outstanding Manning School alumni with The Manning School PTA Scholarship as they graduate from high school.


Application Deadline for 2023 TBD ~ Check back soon for updated information!


The Manning School PTA Scholarship Instructions:

2022 Manning PTA Scholarship Application

Eligibility:  To be eligible, applicants must meet the following qualifications:

1.  Applicant must currently be enrolled in high school and be a graduating senior for the 20212022 school year.

2.  Applicant must have attended The Manning School for 7th and 8th grades.

3.  Applicant must be a legal resident of the United States.

4.  Applicant must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher (out of 4.0)

5.  Applicant must be planning to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the United States no later than Fall 2022.


Award Criteria:  Selection of scholarship recipient will be based on the following:

1.  Applicant demonstrates a track record of academic success.

2.  Applicant exhibits leadership or teamwork within their school and community.

3.  Applicant shows a respect and responsibility for self, school and community.

4.  Applicant recognizes the positive connection between his or her middle school experience and his or her current success.

The scholarship is awarded without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, disability or national origin.


Application Instructions:  To be accepted for judging, an applicant must submit all the following items:

1.  Application Form – The form, including supplementary information, must be fully completed and signed by the applicant.

2.  Application EssayAn essay written by the applicant, not more than one typewritten page in length, answering the following question:

How did your experiences at The Manning School and the values learned at the school impact your life and education?”

3.  Transcript – Official copy of applicant’s transcript(s) showing grades for entire enrollment in high schools attended.

4.  Letter of Recommendation – Letter of recommendation from a high school teacher, counselor, or administrator OR another adult who personally knows the applicant (such as coach, mentor, employer) and who is not related to the applicant.


Deadlines and Mailing Instructions:

The applicant is responsible for seeing that all the necessary information and documents are submitted by the deadline.  An incomplete application package will be disqualified.  No application material will be returned to the applicant.  

Please email your application to or send application materials to:

The Manning School PTA, 13200 West 32nd Avenue, Golden, CO 80401


The Manning School PTA will make their selection by the end of April, 2022 and will immediately notify the winners and high school counselors in charge of scholarships.  


Award Amounts and Payment:

Two $500 scholarships will be awarded to the two winning applicants.  Payment is made in one installment as soon as the winner supplies the PTA Treasurer proof of enrollment at the college of their choice.

1.  Student ID information

2.  Proof of enrollment

Once these items have been received, the PTA treasurer will mail the $500 check directly to the school of enrollment upon receipt of proof of enrollment for the 2022/23 school year.


Recipient Obligations:

A signed application form from the scholarship recipient constitutes permission to use the student’s name and photo for purposes of public relations and other publicity.  The recipient also agrees to provide the PTA Treasurer with the necessary information (noted under “Award Amount and Payment”) no later than September 15, 2022.  Should the scholarship recipient receive full funding for his or her college education from any other source, the recipient will be required to decline the scholarship and the runner up will be notified by The Manning School PTA.