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David Torrey Memorial Scholarship*

The Torrey Memorial Scholarship was created to honor a life that was well lived, but lost too soon. David went to Tech High School. He was especially passionate about hockey and was involved a variety of sports and activities. David brought much joy and laughter to his friends and family.

Eligibility Requirements:
  • High School Senior
  • Male
  • From: St Cloud Technical High School
  • Planning to attend: Two or four year college (full-time enrollment)

Preference: Student athletes OR student with GPA between 2.0 and 2.5

Available Scholarships: 4 - $1,000 Scholarships

Renewable: No

Scholarship Application Deadline: March 1

Scholarship Application Process: Online applications only.

Items you will need to complete the online application:

  • Application General Questions
  • Essay: 1-2 pages double spaced: Describe your career and educational goals. Share how your activities and school work are helping you reach toward those goals.
  • Statement of Need and Responsibility: Briefly share a personal, life, or family circumstance affecting your need for this scholarship.
  • List of Activities for: 1) Community Service i.e. civic and church volunteer activities; 2) Extracurricular School Activities i.e. school activities that are not graded; and 3) Work Experience
  • Letters of Recommendation: 2 letters of recommendation are required. Recommendations need to be from non-family members. Letters will need to be in PDF format.
  • Electronic Transcript: High School Students: You must enter the email address of your guidance office into the application at least 5 days prior to the deadline. This will allow your guidance officer to add your transcript to the application prior to the deadline.

Other Notes: None

Dates to Remember:

  • May: Recipients will be notified via email in early May.
  • June 15: Recipients must sign their scholarship agreement and provide college information. CommunityGiving will verify that you are enrolled as a full-time student at the college.(Full-time enrollment is typically 12-16 credits)
  • June: Inform your college that you have received the scholarship.
  • September 1: Generally, full payment will arrive at your college unless otherwise notified.

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