Student Scholarships

Scholarships Administered by the York Foundation for Public Education

Grafton Kiwanis Club Scholarship $500
The York Foundation for Public Education and the Grafton Kiwanis Club established a student scholarship in 2016. The intended purpose of the fund is to provide a scholarship annually to a Grafton High School senior who is an active Key Club member.


Scholarships Administered by the Peninsula Community Foundation (PCF)

The York Foundation for Public Education, Inc. established an endowment fund with the Peninsula Community Foundation in November of 2007. With an initial contribution of $60,000, YFPE. Board of Trustees authorized PCF to invest and manage the funds on their behalf over a long-term period. The goal of the York Foundation for Public Education, Inc. endowment is to protect and grow the principal of the fund while using a portion of the investment earnings to provide the teachers, students and staff of the York County School Division with continuing educational grants, scholarships, and resource development funds. Additionally the YFPE, Inc. endowed funds will continue to support the overall mission of providing long-term sustainability and financial support to the York County School Division.


Mike Tylavsky Scholarship $500
The York Foundation for Public Education, Inc. established an endowment fund with the Peninsula Community Foundation in December of 2008 through community and family participation for the "Mike Tylavsky Scholarship Fund for Health and Technology Careers." The intended purpose of the fund is to provide a scholarship annually to a York County School Division high school senior on the basis of financial need and the desire to pursue a career in a health and technology career.


Joseph Levi Scholarship $500
The York Foundation for Public Education, Inc. established an endowment fund with the Peninsula Community Foundation in February of 2011 through community and family participation for the "Joseph H. Levi Memorial Scholarship Fund." The intended purpose of the fund is to provide a scholarship annually to a Tabb High School senior athlete who plans to attend a two- or four-year college or trade school program.


Julie M. Sager Scholarship
The York Foundation for Public Education, Inc. established an endowment fund with the Peninsula Community Foundation in March of 2013 through community and family participation for the "Julie M. Sager Memorial Scholarship Fund." The intended purpose of the fund is to provide a scholarship annually to a Tabb High School senior who plans on pursuing a career in the field of education.


Thomas W. Doggins Memorial Scholarship $500
The York Foundation for Public Education, Inc. established an endowment fund with the Peninsula Community Foundation in 2013 through community and family participation for the "Thomas W. Doggins Memorial Scholarship." Mr. Doggins, a former teacher in the York County School Division. This endowed fund established at the Peninsula Community Foundation of Virginia via the York Foundation for Public Education, Inc. will provide scholarships for graduating seniors attending Tabb High School , who are in need of financial aid for post-secondary education at a four-year college, university, community college, or technical/trade school. The scholarship will target students who maintain an average GPA and has demonstrated a strong work ethic and integrity.


Lee Galloway, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
The Arthur Lee Galloway Jr. scholarship has been in existence since 1980's and was endowed through the YFPE in January 2014 through family and friends. In 1986, York High school classmates of Lt. Arthur Lee Galloway honored the fallen hero with a bronze plaque hung in the main school hallway. To this day the memory and strong character of Lee lives on in the hearts and minds of his 1965 York High School fellow alumni. This scholarship is awarded annually to a deserving York High School graduate who exemplifies Lee's traits of: patriotism, athletics, journalism, sense of humor and love of reading.


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