Helen Whalen Scholarship

2022 Helen Whalen Higher Education Scholarship Presented by the Oak Lawn-Hometown PTA Council

Dear current high school senior and former District 123 student,

The Oak Lawn-Hometown PTA Council will award two $1,000 scholarships in honor of Helen Whalen, a dedicated volunteer in District 123 schools and the PTA many years ago. Students who meet the following criteria may apply:

  • Graduating high school senior
  • Ranks in the upper 50% of their graduating class at the end of the first semester of senior year
  • Plans to attend a community college, university or trade school
  • Has attended at least four school years in the District 123 school system.

To apply for this scholarship, send the application to the address below.

All components of this scholarship application must be sent in together, including transcripts, and postmarked no later than Wednesday, March 31, 2022.

Use the attached checklist within the application to ensure you have completed all parts of the application.

The application may also be downloaded from any of the District 123 schools’ webpages at under “2021 Helen Whalen Scholarship”.

Mail or hand-deliver your ENTIRE APPLICATION package to: PTA Council Scholarship Committee ℅ Oak Lawn-Hometown School District Office – Gayna Driscoll - 4201 W. 93rd Street Oak Lawn, IL 60453

Winners will be notified before May 1, 2022. All applicants will be notified after the winners have been selected.

Sincerely, PTA Council Scholarship Chair Gayna Driscoll

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