2021 Friends of Open School Alumni College Scholarship

Are you a current high school senior who culminated from Open Magnet Charter School? If so, Friends of the Open School invites you to apply for a $500 scholarship celebrating your achievements that align with Open School's Mission and our Community of Respect. 

Open School’s Mission: Open School is a unique, diverse, collaborative, dynamic, and joyous community of learners. Every learner will leave Open School empowered and able to direct his/her own learning with enthusiasm and excitement and conduct themselves with integrity, initiative and kindness.

Application Deadline: April 16, 2021

Scholarships will be awarded on either Monday, May 10 or May 17, 2021 at an Open School morning assembly. 

There will be three awardees. Two scholarships will be disseminated upon proof of college enrollment in a vocational school, community college or college/university. A third scholarship will be awarded to a graduating alumni with an active IEP or 504 plan, in addition to the aforementioned criteria, on behalf of Holton's Heroes nonprofit.

Eligible applicants must have attended Open School for a minimum of three school years, be in good academic standing at their current high school, and intend to enroll in college for the 2021-2022 school year.

Application Requirements 
A complete application must include the following elements:

  • A completed application with G.P.A. ​verification.
  • A resume that includes the applicant’s work history, community service/acts of service, honors, awards and extra curricular activities.
  • A recommendation form from a person that can speak to the accomplishments and character of the applicant. This recommendation must be from a non-family member.
  • A demonstration of Open School’s Mission: How did your experience at Open School prepare you for your future? In a creative way, demonstrate Open School’s Mission and its impact on your life. This can be through a video, art piece, essay, audio submission, photo gallery, portfolio, etc. This demonstration needs to be submitted via email at alumniatopenschool.org (but no live performances).

Any questions or concerns please email alumniatopenschool.org

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM (to be filled out by applicant)

SCHOLARSHIP RECOMMENDATION FORM (to be filled out by a non-family member)