The Daren M. Hidalgo Memorial Fund seeks to assist wrestlers and band members who have strength of character, a strong academic record, commitment to pursue a post-secondary education, and a desire to contribute to society.

AMOUNT: The scholarship in the amount of $5,000 for tuition and books will be paid out as a lump sum award.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:

The eligibility criteria for the Daren M. Hidalgo Scholarship are as follows:

Enrolled full time as a high school senior progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2018, with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation.

  • A strong commitment to pursuing and completing a post-secondary program at an accredited institution.
  • Involvement in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Past and continued good behavior, both in and out of school.
  • United States citizenship
  • Member of the Dallastown Wrestling Team or Dallastown School Band

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:

To apply for the Daren M. Hidalgo Scholarship all documentation must be postmarked or emailed by March 5, 2018

  • Students must submit the attached application. If you need another electronic copy please request from tribute2daren@gmail.com. Be as complete as possible while filling out this application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Forms must be typed or neatly printed.
  • Students must submit a copy of SAT/ACT scores and their official high school transcript.
  • Students must submit a recommendation letter from a wrestling coach or band director.
  • Each applicant will be evaluated based on following areas:
    • SAT/ACT Scores & High School WGPA
    • Strength of wrestling coach/band director¬†recommendation
    • Applicant’s extra-curricular activities and honors, work experience, leadership positions and distinguishing qualifications
    • Career aspirations based on content, and clarity of ambitions
  • Please mail all supporting documents to the following address:

Daren M. Hidalgo Scholarship

1664 Sky Blue Drive

Sun Prairie, WI 53590

Email: tribute2daren@gmail.com

The scholarship will be presented at the 2018 Dallastown Senior Awards Ceremony.  Exact date and time to be announced in the Spring by DAHS.