Silent Servant Scholarship Award

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Is it acceptable to present the Scholarship Award to the student during a graduation event?

No. Please refer to the Nomination Form and Purpose, Guidelines and Conditions which define the presentation forum.

Does the Award Recipient have to be in their senior year?

No.  Freshmen, sophomores and juniors are also eligible for nomination.

Is the student required to use the Award funds for college?

No. There are no conditions attached to the use of the funds.

How many Silent Servant Scholarship Awards will be available this school year?


Does the student apply for this Scholarship Award?

No. Applications (nominations) are completed and submitted by a school staff member. 

Who selects the student nominee?

Any member(s) of the school’s staff.

What typically causes a Nomination to be disallowed?
  • An incomplete Nomination Form.
  • The Nomination was received from an unqualified or non-public school.
  • The number of Nominations received from a school exceeded the quantity allowed.
  • The Nomination Form was completed or submitted by someone other than school staff.
  • The Guidelines and Conditions of the Grant were not met.
  • The yearly Award quota has been filled.
What is the deadline for submitting a Nomination?

Nominations are accepted between September 1st and 30 days prior to the end of the school year. Allow sufficient time to convene the in-person Award presentation.

When will I receive the student’s check and plaque from the Foundation?

Approximately 3 weeks from the Foundation’s approval of the Nomination.

What will impede the Nominator from receiving emails from the Foundation?

School and personal email servers often reject “outside” emails if not “whitelisted” or placed in an address book. The Grantee (teacher) must take the necessary steps to ensure delivery which is typically accomplished by adding the sender’s email address ( to the school’s “acceptable” email account or address book.

My Nomination was approved but I didn’t receive the Award and/or the student’s check. What should I do?

Promptly provide an email to

Is this Scholarship Award program available every year?


Does the Foundation have a Facebook page?