California State PTA Scholarship

Attention SPHS Seniors!
Need an extra $750?
Scholarships are offered by California State PTA (CAPTA)

Two scholarships are available for your application:

  • $750 Volunteer Service Scholarship — This scholarship recognizes graduating seniors for their volunteer service in schools and communities, allowing them to register for courses at accredited colleges, universities, trade or technical schools. Applicants must be PTA members graduating from a California high school between January 1 and June 30 of the current academic year.
  • $500 Dr. Ralph E. White Graduating Senior Scholarship – Honoring the volunteer and public-service legacy of Dr. Ralph E. White and his wife, Eleanor, this additional scholarship provides $500 each to two successful applicants of the Volunteer Service Scholarship who intend to pursue a career in a medical field.

Applications, reference forms and all supporting documents must be received in the California State PTA office by February 1. All applicants are notified of their status in March.

You can apply online or print and mail your application. Apply HERE.
Read all the requirements carefully. You must be a PTSA member to apply. You can click HERE to join. For questions about SPHS PTSA membership, please contact Misha Suksnguan

Questions? Contact Senior Scholarship Committee Chair: Grace Wu