Applications will be available in the spring.
About the Nanette Davis Scholarship
Nanette Davis was the founder of PARTS at Renaissance. Her vision included empowering students to seek education at four year universities and colleges after high school. Because of her hard work, dedication, and devotion to higher education, the PARTS annual scholarship was named in her honor.
Each year, students have the opportunity to apply for scholarships through PARTS. Funds are raised throughout the year and dedicated to the scholarship fund. Applicants are required to demonstrate a GPA of 3.0 or higher, on track for their A-G courses as well as a wide variety of electives, show extra curricular involvement, and submit an essay. The Scholarship Committee reads the essays and reviews the other criteria anonymously, and the top scoring students are awarded scholarships based on availability and approved by members at the May meeting. PARTS Scholarships are awarded at the Senior Awards Night at the beginning of June.
Please note that awards may vary from year to year, and the quantity and amounts of prior awards are not a guarantee of future awards.
About Bart Forbes
Bart Forbes was born in Manhasset, New York in 1940. Much of his time, and many of his favorite moments, were spent at the family summer home on Moose Pond in Denmark, Maine.
Bart cherished his family and his Scottish heritage and wore his kilt and family crest proudly. He was creative, well-read, ambitious, and quite simply an incredibly elegant man. Bart was a talented and accomplished designer, artist, and architect. He started his own architectural engineering firm, specializing in residential and retail design. Over the years, he was honored with major awards for his work.
Bart was an adventurer. He was an avid motorcyclist, touring the U.S. and the hills of Tuscany, Italy. An avid sailor, he traveled the world with his wife Cathy, family and friends by his side. In retirement, he pursued his love of art in every medium, including the beautifully simple gift of his annual hand-drawn Christmas card.
His interests in art included pen and ink drawings, watercolors, wood-crafting and etching, beautiful hand-beaded bookmarks that every friend cherished. He had scores of sketchbooks filled with drawings of the places he and Cathy visited. He loved nothing better than sitting at a table creating art. He was also a gifted landscape designer, creating lovely outdoor settings.
Bart thrived in every community where he lived or traveled; he embraced friendships new and old with genuine love and commitment. He lived to bring everyone together to cook, eat, travel, and entertain.
Most importantly, Bart will be remembered as the kindest and most caring soul, who lived to create beauty for others.
Would you like to donate to our scholarship fund?
A tax-deductible donation to PARTS' scholarship fund is easy! Just click the "Donate" button below, indicate the amount, and pay through PayPal with your debit or credit card. Be sure to indicate "Scholarship" in the memo so the funds go to the right place!
Congratulations to our 2020 PARTS Scholarship Winners
Seven students received PARTS Scholarships this year based on academic achievements:
Three $600 Bart Forbes Scholarships
Four $250 Nanette Davis PARTS Scholarship went to
Congratulations to all of them on their achievements thus far and best of luck to them in their future endeavors!
Special thanks to Cathy Taylor Forbes,
Linda and Butch Price, and Lindsey and
Donnie Criswell for their generous donation
in the memory of Bart Forbes!
See below to learn more about Mr. Forbes.
Prior Scholarship Winners
2019 PARTS Scholarship Winners