Curtis R. Turner PLTW Scholarship

Application Available: November 1
Application Deadline: February 1
Final Determinations: April 15

BACKGROUND: The Curtis R. Turner PLTW Scholarship was established in 2013 by family and friends in his memory. Mr. Turner taught the Project Lead the Way (PLTW) engineering program at Sioux City East High School for 10 years.

PURPOSE: The purpose of the scholarship program is to assist high school graduating seniors in realizing their dreams of going to college to pursue a post-secondary education in the engineering field.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: Applicants must be graduating seniors that have taken at least one PLTW class at East High School in Sioux City, Iowa; have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5, and must be pursuing a degree in the field of engineering.

SELECTION CRITERIA: Selection of recipients is based on such factors as scholastic performance while in high school, school and/or community service activities, financial need, and essay evaluation.

SCHOLARSHIP AWARD: $1,000, not renewable.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application must be received by the February 1 deadline and must include the following:

• Completed online application
• Essay
• Official high school transcript

This scholarship is a part of the SCF common application.  Click here to apply.