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RACINE — The Racine PTA Council is now accepting applications for its 2023 scholarship program. The deadline is Saturday, April 1.

The organization plans to award more than $20,000 in scholarship funds to graduating seniors in the Racine Unified School District (RUSD). These scholarships are made possible through donations from the Racine PTA Council, local PTA units, private individuals, businesses and organizations.

The program is open to all RUSD graduating seniors. Interested students are required to fill out the application form, write a brief essay, and detail their school, community and work activities. Scholarship recipients will be announced in early May.

Application forms and complete instructions are available from each high school’s guidance counselors. Interested students also may request a downloadable form by contacting Kathy Holley via email at

About the Racine PTA Council

The Racine PTA Council is made up of representatives from PTAs and PTSAs in the Racine Unified School District. The scholarship program started in 1954 with a single award of $100 and has grown steadily since that time; in the past 10 years alone more than $200,000 in scholarships have been awarded to deserving RUSD students.

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