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What is the Arrowhead Scholarship Fund (ASF)?
The ASF in an organization led by area citizens, teachers, administrators, alumni, parents and area businesses that provide scholarship opportunities for students of Arrowhead High School to continue their education.
When did the Foundation begin?
Public-spirited citizens from the Arrowhead School District established the framework for the Fund in 1958. Incorporation as a non-for-profit took place in Wisconsin on November 24, 2003, under the name Arrowhead Scholarship Fund.
What is the purpose of ASF?
The purpose of ASF is to raise scholarship monies for seniors graduating from Arrowhead High School.
Who governs ASF?
A volunteer Board of Directors manages the activities of ASF and reviews applications for scholarships.
Who has benefitted from ASF?
Since it began, over $1 million has been awarded to almost 2,000 graduating seniors of AHS.
How are the scholarships awarded?
Applications are submitted by students continuing their education in either a 2 or 4 year college or vocational school. Some scholarships are designated to students pursuing a particular area of interest. Awards for scholarships are given based upon a number of criteria including G.P.A., ACT scores, as well as extra curricular school activities, leadership roles, community service, employment and letters of recommendation. The applications are now available on the Arrowhead website. The deadline for submission is March 4, 2015.
Who decides the recipients of these scholarship monies?
A select committee of the Board will review all completed applications. In addition, personal interviews may be conducted at the discretion of the committee.
Where does ASF receive its funding?
ASF depends on gifts from a variety of community sources in addition to financial support from fundraising activities coordinated by the Board of Directors. The largest fundraising activity is a dinner auction that takes place in early spring. All AHS families, in addition to the community, are invited to participate in this exciting event on April 4, 2014. This year's theme, "An Evening Around the World," will feature food stations from around the globe. Invitations will be emailed and also posted on the AHS website.
Who should support ASF?
Anyone who is interested in the ongoing education of our Arrowhead students should support ASF. This includes AHS families, students, teachers, clubs, businesses, etc.
Who should I contact if I have questions about the scholarship process for my child, donating to the ASF, helping with fundraising activities, or serving on the Board?
Arrowhead Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 462
Hartland, WI 53029