Barbara Emerich Scholarship

2021 Scholarship Applications

The Barbara Emerich 2022 Scholarship

Applications are now open and will be due Friday, April 8, 2022 at Midnight.

Barbara Emerich held PTA leadership positions, from local schools to the state level, for more than 50 years.  Her commitment to children was unparalleled, particularly in the areas of juvenile justice, gun control, teenage health and special needs. 

The Sixth District PTA proudly honors Barbara Emerich’s extraordinary service by awarding scholarships to two high school seniors who best exemplify her dedication to youth and families.

We are pleased to announce that the Barbara Emerich Scholarship Committee is now accepting applications from qualified 2022 graduating seniors.  Barbara Emerich, a PTA volunteer and leader for more than 50 years, dedicated her time and talents in support of children, particularly in the areas of juvenile justice, gun control, teen health and special needs.  Sixth District PTA created this scholarship to honor her exemplary service.

Two scholarships of $750.00 each are available to support students who are planning to attend a 2- or 4-year college.  Applicants must be current high school seniors, members of their high school PTA/PTSA, and should have a strong record of community service: volunteering in education, counseling, mentoring, tutoring/preschool or with special needs children.

Applications are due electronically by Friday, April 8, 2022 at midnight. If you are unable to send your application in electronically please reach out to

Finalists may be contacted for a phone interview.  Scholarship winners will be announced in May 2022.

Please review this scholarship application and forward it on to the appropriate counselor who may be aware of potential candidates.  Thank you for helping us to appreciate and support students who give back to our community.

If you have any questions, please write to


The Barbara Emerich Scholarship Committee