Granting Dreams for Parkway Students
The Parkway Alumni Association sponsors the Granting Dreams Program, which administers three types of grants to students for their educational endeavors. These grants include: Granting Dreams (Dream Grants) for Parkway K-12 students, Phelps Entrepreneurship Grants and Baker Music Scholars Awards. Please read the applications and the information below for details. Submission dates for 2018 are Jan. 4 - Feb. 14 (by 4 p.m.).
•Granting Dreams (Dream Grants) is for Parkway K-12 students eager to explore new learning opportunities. Students can be awarded up to $250 to finance their dream, or they may be awarded community resources and/or alumni support. Students are encouraged to submit requests that demonstrate a commitment to developing a skill, acquiring knowledge or experience, or participating in activities related to school or the community.
>>Click here to download a 2018 Granting Dreams grant application for Parkway K-12 students. To fill in the application online: 1) Click the grant application link; 2) download/save the grant application to your computer; 3) open the grant application in Adobe Acrobat Reader (the typing fields should display in gray boxes). The grant application also can be printed, then filled in with a pen or pencil.
•The Thomas Phelps Entrepreneurial Award is designed for high-school students interested in launching a business. The award provides up to $1,000 per application. More than one student can be listed as the "applicant" on an award application, but only one award will be given per application.
•The John L. Baker Music Scholars Award is designed for high-school band students in grades 10-11 who want to expand their music studies and strengthen their high-school band through leadership. This grant provides up to $250 per grantee.
Note: Applications for the Baker Music Scholars Award must be attached to a completed Granting Dreams application.
>>Click here to downlad a 2018 John L. Baker Music Scholars Award application (grades 10-11).