Scholarship Application: Nathaniel Jones Scholarship 2019


This scholarship was created 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.

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

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

  1. You must be a graduating senior pursuing a Core 40 distinction 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 planning to pursue a degree in education and must plan 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 and include the separate documents referenced in 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:

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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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The Pike Township Educational Foundation places great emphasis on the applicant's response to the essay portion of the application. 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.

Please identify (in list form) any school or community awards, clubs, and activities to support your application. These activities include Honors and Awards, Performing Arts, Athletics, PHS Extracurricular Activities, Community Sevice.


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

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