The Pine-Richland Opportunities Fund (PROF) is a non-profit educational foundation committed to enriching and investing in the experiences of the Pine-Richland student community through staff grants, student scholarships and community partnerships.
PROF Scholarship Application Window Opens Monday, March 4th
Scholarship Applications for graduating seniors will be available online beginning Monday, March 4. The Pine-Richland Opportunities Fund is offering 20 unique scholarships, totaling approximately $46,500, thanks to the generosity of community members and organizations. The application deadline for all PROF scholarships is Monday, April 8. See descriptions of our 2019 scholarships.
PROF and Community Partners Award $43,250 in Scholarships in 2018
On May 30, 2018, PROF awarded 21 Pine-Richland High School seniors scholarships totaling $43,250. The various winners were recognized in a multitude of areas, including: service and volunteering; leadership; interest in STEM, veterinary science, and fields that help others; resiliency; performing arts; musical talents and kindness; financial need, and more.
For descriptions of our scholarships and for a complete list of scholarship winners, please see our scholarship web page.
PROFtoberfest is a wrap!
Thank you to everyone who attended PROFtoberfest and celebrated with us! We had a fun and informational evening with exhibits from PROF grant recipients, food presentations from craft (The Center for Regional Agriculture, Food, and Transformation at Chatham University), music from the Pine-Richland high school string ensemble, and a delicious meal from Parkhurst at Chatham University, Chef Chris Galarza.
Thank you again to our sponsors, for helping to make this event such a huge success.
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2017-2018 Grant Awards - Congratulations!
PROF proudly awarded $48,855 in grants to the PRSD staff for innovative ideas this school year, an increase of over 40% from the prior year. See the list here. If you are interested in applying for a PROF grant for the 2018-2019 school year, see the Grant Application Deadlines.
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PROF’s mission is to enrich and invest in the educational experiences of the Pine-Richland Community. We provide financial grants to innovative staff members. We award scholarships to deserving students. We build partnerships to create great experiences for our students and community. It starts with being ProudtobePR. Share your story and join us in our mission.
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