5th & 8th Grade Scholars
The Pasadena Business Association offers scholarships to selected high school seniors who attend either Northeast or Chesapeake High Schools, or live in the attendance area for these schools but attend another public or private school. Applications must be completed and returned to the school Guidance Department by March 30, 2017 or mailed to the PBA Office at P.O. Box 861, Pasadena, Maryland 21123-0861. Applications sent by mail must be postmarked no later than March 30, 2017. The Guidance Counselors have until the end of business on March 31, 2017 to deliver the applications to Melissa Bajadek at Chesapeake High School or Mary Brodowski, BB&T Bank at 3030 Mountain Road, Pasadena, who will deliver them to the PBA Office. The applications may also be dropped off to the drive through window at BB&T until 5 pm. Applications received after these dates will not be processed.
Applicants may use the attached application. For an electronic copy, contact the PBA office at firstname.lastname@example.org or access the application online at Naviance which can be found on the school website or pasadenabusinessassociation.com. The application package must include a high school transcript and the completed application, including the essay. It is optional, but acceptable to include other documentation such as a letter of recommendation, articles or copy of SAT scores.
Scholarships will be announced at the awards night held at the school. Scholarship recipients will be honored at a PBA general membership luncheon meeting on June 7, 2017 at 12 o’clock. We will send letters to the scholarship recipients no later than May 10th if they are awarded a scholarship. Parents, grandparents, etc. will be able to attend this luncheon at a cost of $18 each with a reservation. Please note that only recipients will be notified. We are not able to send letters to all applicants.
The PBA Scholarship Fundraiser, Bull & Oyster Roast and 80’s Dance (www.pbafundraiser.com) will be held on March 4th at Kurtz’s Beach. All proceeds are used to fund these scholarships. The scholarship amounts are based on the profit from the fundraiser. The more we make the more we are able to give. Please encourage your parents, friends, and neighbors to buy tickets to this wonderful event. For more information or ticket sales, you can visit the website or contact the PBA Office.