APPLICATION FORM

The Plainfield Foundation for Excellence is happy and proud to announce the Dr. Richard Davis Science Scholarship, given by 1955 Plainfield High School alum Dr. Richard Davis and his family.

The Dr. Richard Davis Science Scholarship will award $2,000 to each of three Plainfield High School - Central Campus students pursuing STEM-related science careers.

Recipients will be chosen based on grades, financial need and acceptance and proof of full-time enrollment at an acceptable institution.

Applicants must:

  • Plan to major in a STEM-related field (physical or life science, engineering, or math) at a fully accredited state or private university, preferably in Illinois)
  • Plan to major in a field that offers a doctorate degree in their chosen field;
  • Complete the online application below, which includes:
    • A copy of current transcript through the first semester/senior year;
    • A letter of reference from a science teacher affirming his/her merit and intention to continue studying science;
    • A personal statement of at least 500 words describing yourself, your interest in science, and your professional goals in relation to your major. Include an explanation of your financial needs.

On behalf of Dr. Davis and his family, the Foundation for Excellence Board of Directors encourage District 202 students to pursue this great opportunity, and wish success to all applicants.



Student Information:
First Name:

Last Name:

Email Address:

School:


College Information
Intended College Major:

Intended College/University:



Personal Statement

Write a personal statement of at least 500 words describing yourself, your interest in science, and your professional goals in relation to your major. Include an explanation of your financial needs.





Required Documents:
A Letter of Reference from a science teacher
*file must be in pdf format


A copy of current transcript (through 1st semester/senior year)
*file must be in pdf format



IMPORTANT ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

I have read and understand the guidelines for receiving a scholarship. I agree to abide by these guidelines.

I agree and acknowlegde the terms above.


DEADLINE

Applications are due no later than 5 p.m. March 19, 2021, no exceptions.