Noel-Karulf/Class of 1973 Spirit Scholarship

Originally established in June 2013, as an outgrowth of their 40th high school class reunion, Class of 1973 EPHS Alumni, Dr. Richard and Deborah (Noel) Karulf offer this scholarship to honor a student who exemplifies the “spirit” of EPHS. The recipient of this scholarship must demonstrate his/her dedication to EPHS through success in academics, active involvement and leadership in extra-curricular activities, and commitment to volunteerism. Additionally, the applicant must intend to pursue a major in the people helping profession of Social Work or Psychology/Counseling.

Are You a Good Potential Applicant?

This scholarship is awarded to a graduating Eden Prairie High School senior who will:

  • Attend a 4 year post secondary school in the field of Social Work or Psychology/Counseling.
  • Actively participates in school, community and voluntary activities
  • Maintains a minimum grade point average of 3.5
  • Demonstrates initiative and leadership in his/her academics, extra-curricular involvements, and voluntary efforts

Award Amount:  One-time award of $1,000, non-renewable.

How to Apply:

The application process will take place through Eden Prairie High School’s Multi-Scholarship Application process. Applications are open December through February.  A committee will choose the recipient and the scholarship will be awarded at the EPHS Senior Community Scholarship Awards night in May.

Step 1: Get a letter of recommendation from a teacher. This scholarship requires a letter of recommendation. Letters of recommendation currently in Naviance will be used. If you do not have a letter of recommendation in Naviance, one must be uploaded by a teacher.

Step 2: Complete the application. Please complete the Multi-Scholarship application through EPHS’s online Naviance system. The system is available from December through February.

Noel-Karulf/Class of 1973 Spirit Scholarship

Current & Past Winners:

  • 2017 Brendan Weed
  • 2016 Noelle Ballantine
  • 2015 Jon Mehlhaus
  • 2014 Abbey Wright

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