Annual Friends of the Page-Walker History Scholarship
Applications are now being accepted for the annual Friends of the Page-Walker History Scholarship
which is awarded to a high school senior residing in Cary, who exhibits an aptitude and passion for the study of history that could result in a career as a history teacher, museum educator, historian, or historic preservationist.
The Friends’ History Scholarship was established in 2012 to advance their mission of enriching the community by serving as guardians for the Page-Walker Arts & History Center, by advocating preservation of Cary historic sites, by archiving history and facilitating history education, and by promoting the cultural arts.
The $750 award is given to a high school senior who is a Cary resident
, and may be used for any educational-related expenses. In addition, the recipient’s name will be displayed on a permanent plaque
at the Page-Walker Arts & History Center.
To be eligible, students must submit a 600-1,000 word essay on a local history topic
, along with an application and letter of recommendation from their High School history instructor.
The 2013 History Scholarship essay topic is The Role of Education in Making Cary What it is Today.
Completed applications are due by April 15, 2013.
The scholarship recipient will be notified by May 30, 2013 and recognized at the Friends’ Board of Directors meeting on June 5, 2013.
For full eligibility requirements, instructions and the application form, view each of the links below
To learn about the recipient of our inaugural scholarship in 2012, Redmond Self, read the press release here.