July 27, 2012

Pam Thompson Scholarship in Chemistry

Pam Thompson was known to her colleagues and students as a dedicated and giving teacher. In her classes, in her service as department chair and lead science teacher, in her general presence at Arthur Hill, she established a warm yet disciplined presence which lives on in the accomplishments of her students and the memories of her friends and family. The Pam Thompson Scholarship in Chemistry has been established to extend her influence as a teacher to students from Arthur Hill who have excelled in chemistry and who wish to pursue a college degree. Awards will be based on recommendations from teachers about their achievements in chemistry, and on students’ statements of how their work in chemistry has contributed to their learning.



● Minimum 2.5 GPA ● Graduating senior from Arthur Hill High School ● Full- or part-time enrollment ● Pursuing undergraduate degree ● One letter or recommendation must be from a teacher at AHHS  

Evaluation Criteria

Achievement in Chemistry (20); special essay (20); letters of recommendation (20); academic record (10); overall involvement (10); career goals as demonstrated in essay (10); financial need (10).  Financial need will be used only as a tie-breaker.


Special Attachment Required

Please refer to the online scholarship application for more information.