Dr. Santarelli Leadership Scholarship

  • Dr. Santarelli served the Peoria Unified School District for 35 years as a teacher, assistant principal, principal, K-12 administrator, assistant superintendent, deputy superintendent and superintendent. He is well-known for his contributions to school improvement and is recognized across Arizona for his leadership and mentorship. This scholarship is intended for graduates who have demonstrated excellence in leadership throughout their high school career.


    A Peoria Unified high school student nominated for the Dr. Santarelli Leadership Scholarship must meet these requirements:
    1. Be a currently enrolled senior in a Peoria Unified School District high school.
    2. Has applied to, or plans to attend, a post-secondary educational institution.
    3. Demonstrate excellence in leadership in a well-written essay. 


    The Dr. Santarelli Leadership Scholarship application for the 2018-19 program is available here. Applications are due Friday, Dec. 7, 2018.