The Manning School PTA Scholarship

The Manning School PTA is dedicated to fostering the lifelong success and learning of our middle school students and is pleased to recognize two outstanding Manning School alumni with The Manning School PTA Scholarship as he or she graduates from high school.


The Manning School PTA Scholarship Instructions

Application Deadline –March 20, 2020 *UPDATE – NEW DEADLINE IS APRIL 17, 2020

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 2019-2020 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 2020. 

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 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. 2020 PTA Scholarship Application Form – The form, including supplementary information, must be fully completed and signed by the applicant. 
  2. Application Essay – An 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?”

  1. Transcript – Official copy of applicant’s transcript(s) showing grades for entire enrollment in high schools attended.
  2. 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:

Application package, including form, supplemental information, essay, transcript and reference letters, must be completed and received no later than Friday, March 20, 2020.   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 send application materials to:

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

The Manning School PTA will make their selection by April 10, 2020 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 2020/21 school year.

Click here for the 2020 PTA Scholarship Application