2014 Winner Scholarships at Jupiter Elementary
2014 Winner Scholarships at Jupiter Elementary
2014 Winner Scholarships at Jupiter Elementary
2014 Winner Scholarships at Jupiter Elementary
2014 Winner Scholarships at Jupiter Elementary
2014 Winner Scholarships at Jupiter Elementary

Winner Scholarship Fund

The Winner Scholarship Fund is designed to inspire students from the second through fifth grade to continue their education after high school graduation, and to show families that higher education is a real possibility in their children's future. This program was established by Jan Winkler and Hermine Drezner at Jupiter Elementary.  Jupiter Elementary, Egret Lake Elementary, Greenacres Elementary, and South Grade Elementary are all participants in this scholarship fund. 25 Winner Scholars have graduated and eighteen have enrolled in institutes of higher learning.

How do Students Qualify?

The student must be in grades two through five and must demonstrate:

  • Academic Initiative: A student who is enthusiastic, conscientious and exhibits a desire to learn evidenced by on-task behavior in the classroom, completion of homework, intellectual curiosity and perseverance.
  • Attendance: A student needs regular, prompt attendance.
  • Financial Need: The financial situation of the families will be taken into consideration.
  • Parental Invovement: The families will show evidence of at least one of the following: communication with the classroom teacher, monitoring of homework, returing forms to school promptly, and participation in school activities.

Student Checklist

Do I...

  • have good behavior?
  • complete all my work?
  • complete all my homework?
  • help other students?
  • try hard?
  • come to school regularly and on time?
  • return paperwork to my teacher on time? 

How is the Scholarship Awarded?

If your child receives a Winner Scholarship, the money will be held in a special account through the Education Foundation of Palm Beach County, Inc.  Upon entry into college, a $1,000 check plus any accrued interest will be made payable to the college.  The scholarship must be used within two years after graduation from high school.  If the money is not used it will return to the general scholarship fund.

How do I redeem my scholarship? 

If you have any questions about the scholarship program or how to redeem your scholarship please contact Sandy Erb, sandyerb@winnerscholarship.org or (561) 801-3420.