The Tharby Family Scholarship

$700 award created to recognize the life and passion of Burlington residents Ronald and Theresa Tharby.

  • Eligibility

    • Grade 12 graduating students at Nelson High School pursuing post-secondary education.
    • Preference will be given to a student athlete interested in pursuing a career in the Sciences.
  • Criteria for Selection of Winner

    • 80% average or higher in grade 12 college or university level Chemistry, Physics or Biology
    • An athlete involved in Nelson High School teams
    • Must be involved in the community through part-time work, volunteer work or athletics
    • Demonstration of time management through successful participation in above three items
  • Deadline

    April 27, 2018

  • Application Checklist

    • Scholarship Application
    • Your most recent transcript, mid-term marks from second semester
    • Current resume
    • One reference from a community member (someone outside of Nelson High School community)
    • A brief letter outlining your plans for the future, identifying which post-secondary institution you hope to attend.

Once you arrive at the donation page, choose “Scholarships” from the Designation drop down menu, and specify “The Tharby Family Scholarship” in the comment box.