Since 1987, the Peoria Education Foundation has offered grants to teachers in the Peoria Unified School District to enhance the educational experience of students. The Foundation is an IRS designated 501(c)(3) which provides scholarships to students and grants to teachers within the district.
For more information about the Foundation, view the Annual Report.
The Peoria Education Foundation awarded $51,000 in scholarships to Peoria Unified seniors graduating in May 2023.
The ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of Wildflower brought in funds to support the Foundation.
The 21st annual Arts & Cultural Festival was a memorable event in the West Valley.
2022 scholarship winners from across Peoria Unified are honored at the Foundation Scholarship Reception.
The Peoria Education Foundation enriches and supports educational excellence in the Peoria Unified School District by awarding grants to teachers and principals for projects outside the normal operating budget.
Against All Odds Scholarships are awarded to high school seniors who have overcome significant adversity to complete their high school coursework and plan to continue on with post-secondary education.
Each year, the Peoria Education Foundation recognizes the efforts of selected high school seniors who have demonstrated academic excellence and a strong commitment to the community in which they live.
This scholarship is intended for graduates who have demonstrated excellence in leadership throughout their high school career.
The Peoria Education Foundation, established this scholarship in his honor to recognize a deserving senior who shares Joe’s passion for history, politics and giving back to the community.
A Project Unify Athlete is recognized by their mentors for participating in Unified Sports activities for at least one year during their high school career.
The Project Unify Scholarship is intended for seniors for who have experienced working with special needs students during high school and who plan to complete their field of study, working with individuals with disabilities.
Rosela and Hugo Sickinger Memorial Scholarships are awarded to female a high school senior who has demonstrated character, citizenship, poise and respect for contemporaries.