2021 Dash Point Social and Improvement Club Scholarship Application

***Scholarships will be awarded to eligible graduating high school seniors who currently live in the Dash Point / Browns Point communities (See the Eligibility Map). ***

 

INTERESTED IN APPLYING?

 

Applicants planning to attend any two or four-year University, College, or Technical/Professional school may apply. We also encourage students planning enrollment in university certificate programs, non-degree apprenticeship programs such as skilled trades, construction trades, healthcare, manufacturing or industrial education, management training, sales or merchandising fields to apply.

 

 

ABOUT THE DPSIC SCHOLARSHIP

 

In memory of Janet Flynn, the owner of Janet’s Table Supply, a small community store which was located near the old Dash Point School on Eastside Drive. The DPSIC community is proud to provide a scholarship to an individual who is hard working, pushing towards a goal with a sense of community service in their minds.

 

HOW TO APPLY

 

The DPSIC Scholarship application must be completed online (preferred) or sent through the mail (Downloadable Scholarship Application). Submit an application when you have all required documents ready and completed. The application will be available for the 2021-2022 academic year until Saturday, May 1st, 2021 by 5:00PM.

Any questions, please contact Kathy Martin at 253-927-6593.

 

DPSIC APPLICANT MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Graduated with a diploma or a GED.
  • The applicant or parent MUST be a current member of the Dash Point Social & Improvement Club. Annual dues are $10 per person. Please apply online or download the membership application and mail it in
  • Be a current living resident in the Dash Point / Browns Point communities (refer to eligibility map).

Submission requirements:

  • Completed online application form / submitted form through mail w/ a cover page.
  • An essay describing your future educational / professional goals and why you have chosen this career path. (One typed page). **Verify statement with your signature.
  • A signed high school transcript from your school’s registrar, includes your cumulative GPA through the first semester of your senior year.
  • A copy of acceptance letter from your chosen university / college / technical / vocational / professional school.
  • Letters of recommendation (Optional).

 If you reside on a street shown on this map, you qualify for membership and eligibility for a DPSIC Scholarship.

Homes along both sides of the street on Norpoint Way NE and Browns Point Boulevard are eligible for the DPSIC scholarship. The lowest house number eligible for the DPSIC Scholarship on Brown’s Point Boulevard is #2120.


Congratulations to this years winners!

PAYTON OWEN ANDERSON: 

Payton enjoys solving problems and has chosen a career path in computer science at California Polytechnic State University this fall. His leadership and inspirational skills received recognition as a Microsoft Certified Master in Office 2019, an honor awarded to only two students in the Tacoma School District. Besides taking advanced placement classes at Stadium High School, Payton enrolled in additional rigorous courses at Tacoma Community College through the Running Start Program. Besides his academic accomplishments, Payton has been a leader in two varsity sports at Stadium, wrestling in the fall and golf in the spring. As a four year letterman on the wresting team, and as their captain, Payton has repeatedly placed in the WIAA Wresting State Tournament. During his limited personal time, Payton can be found working at the North Shore Golf Club and teaching wrestling moves to younger athletes.

KENDALL DAWSON:

Kendall will be attending Western Washington University this fall and plans to concentrate in computer science classes. Kendall’s early interest in computer science began in the fourth grade when she took an online Scratch programming course during the summer. WWU awarded Kendall “Admissions with Distinction”, an honor reserved for students whose academic achievement in high school places them in the top 20% of their incoming class. Kendall’s desire to persevere and move forward toward her goals in computer science has given her a reputation of being a good teacher and team player. Kendall spent her high school years at SAMI, the Science and Math Institute, Tacoma Public Schools, where she continued her club activities remotely, supporting and encouraging other students during the pandemic. Besides tackling rigorous courses, she’s demonstrated leadership qualities in SAMI’s largest club, Knowledge Bowl.

DYLAN LUXENBERG:

After graduating from Stadium High School Dylan will be attending Boise State University this fall. His intended field of study will be in business where he will eventually select a career path after participating and working in various internship programs. Dylan’s primary athletic achievements include playing varsity baseball for the Tigers as well as a three-year player on the Bulldog Select Baseball team. His coach commented “Dylan has displayed true leadership skills, helping his teammates and peers when they needed him. His contributions and sacrifices to help others made Dylan a strong asset to the team.” Dylan also enjoys skiing. He participated in the Stadium Ski Club throughout high school and was Ski Club President his senior year. While balancing school, sports, and activities with his family, Dylan has assisted in Soundview Little League and Norpoint Soccer, and worked for Metro Parks and the UPS Store.



Application Form

Have questions, please contact Kathy Martin at 253-927-6593.

1502 Markham Ave. NE, Dash Point, Washington 98422

Applications due Saturday, May 1, 2021, by 5:00 PM

Have questions, please contact Kathy Martin at 253-927-6593.

Please complete all fields of the application below and then press the submit button.

Honors and Awards:
List below any honors, awards or recognition that you have received including organization.

Leadership Positions:
List elected or appointed positions held in school, community, or work activities, including only positions in which you were responsible for directing or motivating others. Examples: student body/club officer, committee chair, team captain, newspaper editor, etc

School Activities:
List all activities outside of regular classes in which you have participated during high school. Include clubs, musical groups, athletic teams, etc. List all major accomplishments, if any, in each (such as varsity letter, treasurer, lead role, etc.)

Community Involvement:
List all community activities in which you have participated. These should be activities outside of school credit, i.e. church groups, scouts, 4-H, volunteer groups.

Work Experience:
List organization or business.

Complete the application form and submit with cover page, essay, transcript and acceptance letter by Saturday, May 1, 2021 or to address shown on the application cover page.

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