Ellen C. and H. Grey Forrest Scholarship – $1,000

The Ellen C. and H. Grey Forrest Scholarship will be awarded annually to one deserving Poquoson High School senior. Better known as Mae and Jimmy Grey, this scholarship was established to honor their memory and lifelong love and commitment to the City of Poquoson.

Criteria for Award Selection

  • Student must have plans to pursue a bachelor of arts or science at an accredited four-year institution and graduate from Poquoson High School in the current year
  • The student must provide two letters of recommendation from adults attesting to knowledge of the candidate and the likelihood of he/she achieving planned academic goals
  • The student must write a 500-1,000 word essay explaining how the scholarship award will assist in meeting his/her educational goals
  • Academic Performance will be considered
  • Financial need will be considered.


Applications may be obtained here or in the Poquoson High School Guidance Office.