Scholarship Application: Nathaniel Jones Scholarship 2017


This scholarship was created in 2017 to honor the leadership legacy of Nathaniel Jones, who served as superintendent of MSD Pike Township for 13 years before retiring in December 2016. Mr. Jones spent 43 years dedicating himself to public education, serving as a teacher and principal prior to his term as superintendent. Mr. Jones’s passion for education led him to lead the implementation of many programs in the district, including the STEM and career center at PHS.You must be attending school with the goal of becoming a teacher to be eligible for this scholarship.

Scholarship Amount: $1,000 award; must be used for payment of tuition/fees or on-campus housing at the university student chooses to attend.

This award is presented to one senior student who best meets the following criteria:

  1. You must be a graduating senior pursuing a Core 40 diploma or higher.
  2. You must have been a Pike High School student for grades 9-12.
  3. You must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
  4. You must be making plans to further your education at a college, university, or technical school, and you must meet the necessary entrance requirements of that institution.
  5. You must be an active participant of the community, demonstrated by your participation in extracurricular activities, athletics, or service activities.
  6. You must complete all sections of the application.

Scholarship applications are due at 3:00 p.m. on Not scheduled yet.. Late or incomplete applications will not be considered.


Please make sure you meet all the requirements for this scholarship before filling out this form. All fields are required unless otherwise noted. If you need additional space or need to send your transcript and letter of acceptance, you may upload a file (Microsoft Word DOC, Adobe PDF, text, JPEG, GIF, or PNG format) using the file upload near the bottom. You may also email these to:

Student Name:

Parent / Guardian Name(s):


Zip Code:


Alternate Phone (optional):


Grade Point Average:

Please complete an essay to answer the following questions.

1. How has your education in Pike Township fostered or encouraged your desire to obtain a degree in education? 2. Tell us about an educator who has had an impact on your life and describe that impact.


Institution You Plan to Attend:

Proposed Field of Study:

Application Status (select one):

Release Your Transcript:

I hereby certify that the information provided in this application is, to the best of my knowledge, complete and accurate. I grant permission to the Pike Township Educational Foundation to verify this information. I also grant permission to PTEF to use excerpts from my application for marketing purposes.

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Late or incomplete applications will not be considered. Your application must include the following information: Personal Data, Awards and Activities, Essay, Transcript (uploaded above or emailed to, Letter of Acceptance from college or university (uploaded or emailed if available)

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