The following awards
will be available as they are announced on the Quaqua website, as a result of
Board decisions dictated by Quaqua's available financial and volunteer resources.
- Protégé Award
The Quaqua Protégé Award recognizes the applicant with superior,
general, balanced skills and accomplishments for the relevant year. "Balanced" in this context means that the applicant has a useful cluster of abilities that complement his or her core competency. The Quaqua
Protégé symbolizes and embodies the ideals promoted by the Quaqua
- To honor prominent home-educated
individuals from the past (e.g. Quaqua Franklin Scholarship Award,
Quaqua Edison Scholarship Award, etc.),
- With Appreciation to
a donor who wishes such identification in conjunction with the Award, or
to a person the Committee wishes to honor, or
- In Memory of a person,
place, event, or thing that a donor or the Committee wishes to honor by
identifying them (or it) in conjunction with the Merit Award.
- Talent Awards
Other separate categories of scholarships are permitted for applicants with
unusual ability with respect to a specialized talent or accomplishment (for such activities as the
performing arts, applied sciences, entrepreneurship, governmental participation,
- Need Awards
For applicants demonstrating special economic need as one (or the only) factor
weighed into the applicant evaluation process (Need Awards).
- Elijah Award
The Elijah Award recognizes the individual who has made the greatest contribution
to the home education community during the past elapsed year, which may include
a contribution to the protection of parental rights and efforts to turn the
hearts of parents to their children, and the hearts of children to their parents.
- Parent of the Year Award
This award recognizes an outstanding parent who is involved in alternative