SYDNEY W. PENNEY 

February 15, 1920 - June 22, 2006

 

The Sydney W. Penney Memorial Scholarship Fund is a financial scholarship for past and current Taunton White Tigers athletes whom wish to continue their education and/or life skills training beyond the state allowance.

Purpose:

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide a financial award to qualifying participants of the program who wish to continue their education.  This can include, but it not limited to, severely disabled athletes choosing to attend additional life skills or work training programs.

 

Deadlines:

  • Application must be received by the Sydney W. Penney Memorial Scholarship committee no later than September 1.
  • Winner(s) will be announced at the end of the year banquet in addition to being posted on the Taunton White Tigers website.
  • Scholarship checks will be sent by December 31.

Eligibility criteria:

  • Participation within the Taunton White Tigers program.
  • Enrollment in a program contributing to the applicant’s future (i.e. college, life skills, independent living, work training, etc.)

Criteria used to determine recipients:

  • Longevity with the Taunton White Tigers program.
  • Participation within the Taunton White Tigers program. 
  • Applicant’s intensions of the funds, as it pertains to their future goals.

Additional scholarship information:

  • The annual amount to be awarded will be based on a percentage of the total funds in an account specifically for the Sydney W. Penney Memorial Scholarship fund.
  • Percentage is to be determined by a scholarship committee.
  • Scholarship recipients must complete a new application to be considered for the upcoming annual award.
  • Supervision of the scholarship will be the responsibility of the Sydney W. Penney Memorial Scholarship committee.
  • Relatives of the Sydney W. Penney Memorial Scholarship committee are not eligible for consideration.
  • Relatives of the Taunton White Tigers Board of Directors, officers, coaches and contributors are eligible to apply.
Click the PDF link to download the Sydney W. Penney Memorial Scholarship application
Applications can be mailed to:
Sydney W. Penney Memorial Scholarship committee
C/O Taunton White Tigers
306 Winthrop St. #164
Taunton MA 02780
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