The Education Foundation of New Berlin is accepting applications for

The Payton Alexander Memorial Scholarship

Two deserving graduating seniors (one girl and one boy) will each receive a $500 scholarship award to attend any accredited post-secondary institution (such as: trade or vocational school, college, or university). Awards will be paid directly to the institution the student is attending in Fall/Winter 2022.

The Payton Alexander Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in 2022 by the Alexander Family and Educators and Coaches at New Berlin West High School. Each year, a portion of proceeds from the Payton Alexander Memorial Golf Outing will fund these scholarships and establish an endowment to ensure scholarships will be available in perpetuity. This Scholarship honors the 2020 alumna from New Berlin West who participated in the girls' varsity golf team. Payton battled cancer for four years; first being diagnosed in 2018. She lost her fight to cancer in November of 2021. She loved golf and cared about her education. Payton always had a positive attitude, worked hard, and volunteered for many non-profit organizations. Payton focused on helping others and knew how to put a smile on someone's face. This scholarship is intended to continue her legacy and bring awareness to childhood cancer.

Scholarships shall be granted based on a combination of factors demonstrated in this application including the applicant's demonstrated volunteer work, and qualities including: hard worker, team player, positive attitude, passionate about the sport, and driven.

Applicants must be graduating from New Berlin West or Eisenhower in 2022; minimum requirement of a cumulative 3.5 GPA; compete on a SDNB Golf Team for 2+ years, submit the application materials online using SDNB login credentials prior to the deadline (05/20/2022 at 11:59 PM).

A Complete Application includes:

  • Completed Scholarship Application (click to download fillable form) Please save to your device, complete and upload using the file naming Convention: LastName_FirstName_Application only PDF files are accepted.

  • Essay describing candidate's worthiness of the award (1-page written or 3-minute video) Please name the file with your LastName_FirstNam_Essay.

  • Letter of Recommendation. Please name the file with your LastName_FirstName_Recommendation only PDF or scanned images are accepted.