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ESS Aspiring Educator Scholarship

ESS is excited to award four $500 scholarships to graduating seniors within Hillsboro School District who plan to major in elementary or secondary elementary education at a college or university. Applicants must demonstrate a desire to continue their education after high school, a commitment to a future career in education, and aspire to positively impact students' lives. Please note this is not an academic scholarship, but the committee may reference GPA and class rank when determining the winners.

To be considered, applicants must fill out the following form, upload their high school transcript, and submit a 1-2 page essay discussing their interest in education and what experiences have inspired them to become an educator. The application deadline is Tuesday, May 25th, 2021.

Eligibility Requirements:
  • Student must be a graduating senior at one of the high schools within Hillsboro School District.
  • Student must demonstrate a commitment to a future career in education.
  • Immediate family members of full-time ESS corporate employees are not eligible for consideration.
**Winners will be notified by Tuesday, June 1st, 2021. Scholarship checks will be issued once ESS has received the students' transcripts after they have completed their first semester at a college or university. To obtain the award, the student must have completed 12+ credit hours and have a GPA above 2.0 before May 1st, 2022.**
1. Please provide the following information: *This question is required.
2. Upload your high school transcript below. *This question is required.
3. Upload your 1-2 page essay below. *This question is required.