Dr. Tom Moore Family Scholarship

To provide educational resources to graduates of Rockford East High School who have a strong track record of academic performance.

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Taking into consideration the background and criteria of this scholarship, why are you the best candidate to receive it? You may want to discuss your past academic or personal achievements, leadership skills, community and school involvement, and obstacles you have overcome.


Applicant must:

- Be a high school graduating senior or graduate of Rockford East High School;
- Have a minimum GPA of 3.0/4.0;
- Demonstrate financial need; and
- Preference will be given to applicants who plan to pursue a career in teaching.


Though Dr. Moore didn't attend Rockford East High School (East), his dental practice was situated across the street from East. Over the years, Dr. Moore's dental practice frequently employed East students. After many interactions and proximity to Rockford East High School, Dr. Moore and his family felt compelled to support the students of East in furthering their education journey, especially those that would like to pursue a career in teaching.