Each year the David Douglas Educational Foundation makes available four scholarships to David Douglas graduates. These scholarships are funded by Foundation endowments.
To learn about this year’s recipients, click “Read More”. To learn about scholarships administered by DDEF, continue reading below.
The following is a list of scholarships:
DDEF Scholarships (2)
DDEF Fir Ridge Scholarship (1)
The Foundation also provides the Counselor’s Choice Award. The David Douglas High School counselors, as a team, will select one student to be recipient of the DDEF Counselor’s Choice Award. The recipient will have met the criteria and requirements. This student will be selected by the counselors and no application is required.
In addition, The Foundation administers funds that were endowed by individuals or their families to provide support to students who want to proceed into higher education.
The eligibility and amounts of the scholarships varies. To apply, click the "Learn More" button beneath the desired scholarship. Please read the instructions for each application before filling it out. Directions are also included on how and where to submit the application.
The following is a list of the scholarships administered by DDEF; the scholarship application period for 2019 is now closed.
The David Douglas Educational Foundation (DDEF) has established an endowment so that scholarships are made available each year for David Douglas graduates.
The David Douglas Educational Foundation (DDEF) and FR Moore/Parker each established a scholarship endowment allowing funds to be available for two graduating seniors from the Fir Ridge Campus, David Douglas High School to continue their education.
The eighth grade class of 1990 established the Alice Ott Senior Scholarship for former Alice Ott Huskies in honor of the principal, Mrs. Jean Bruck (December 1981 - December 1991). This scholarship was renamed the Jean Bruck Scholarship in December 1991. Mrs. Bruck had to retire at this time because of her battle with cancer. She passed away in March of 1993. The students and staff felt this scholarship would be a lasting tribute to honor the memory of Mrs. Bruck.
Mark Christopher was a resident, business owner, and volunteer in the David Douglas community since 1976. He had a career in the automotive field for approximately 40 years.
The David Douglas High School counselors, as a team, will select one student to be the recipient of the DDEF Counselor’s Choice Award. The recipient will have met the criteria and requirements listed above. The student will be selected by the team of counselors and no application is required.
This scholarship is made available to David Douglas High School graduates in recognition of the outstanding education received by Alice Moore's children in the David Douglas Schools. The scholarship will be awarded to a DD graduate who is planning to attend a community college.
This scholarship was established in 1989 in memory of Donald E. Harrel, who for many years was a booster and supporter for the David Douglas School District.
Howard Horner, past David Douglas School District Superintendent, and his wife wanted to encourage talented young people to continue to study in the performing arts – either for professional involvement or for personal enjoyment.
Eligibility for DDHS Seniors who are planning to attend a community college or 4-year school, and participated in Band and/or Orchestra for at least 3 (three) years.
Mr. Walter E. Dillon retired from his position as Assistant Superintendent of David Douglas Schools, where he devoted many years of service. In their Wills, Mr. and Mrs. Dillon left a sum of money to be used for a graduating senior to pursue a college education. An annual scholarship will be awarded, as a one-time grant, to a successful applicant who excels at David Douglas High School in athletics and academics.