Countywide Scholarships Available

Graduating high school students should use application
“2020 Wayne County Foundation Scholarships”
Beginning January 17, 2020 and deadline is February 18, 2020

Online application link:
https://waynecofdnscholars.communityforce.com/Funds/Search.aspx

The Foundation offers the following scholarships to high school seniors graduating from a Wayne County, Indiana high school.  Selection is made by the Wayne County Foundation’s Scholarship Selection Committee.  

Altrusa Club of Richmond    2 awards of $1,350 each
To be awarded to graduating females of a Wayne County high school with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 who will attend a Wayne County college and have demonstrated a history of service to school and community.

Earl Baker Memorial   $350
To be awarded to a student from a Wayne County High School who is academically able, demonstrates financial need and plans to attend Purdue University.

Myyon Barnes Memorial  $500
To be awarded to a graduating senior from a Wayne County, Indiana, high school who plans to major in journalism and who have demonstrated an interest in the field through extracurricular activities and/or work experience.

Lucille Campbell $1,000
To be awarded to a student from a Wayne County High School enrolling in an accredited post-secondary institution and demonstrates financial need.

Edwin LeRoy Clopp Memorial Scholarship Fund   $1,400
To be awarded to a student from a Wayne County High School intending a course of study that will lead to a vocation in public safety, especially in the fields of firefighting (priority), law enforcement, or emergency medical training.

W. Barry Culy 4-H Memorial   $1,000
To be awarded to a student from a Wayne County High School enrolling in an accredited post-secondary institution who has participated in 4-H for at least four years preference will be given to those in beef livestock; is a positive representative of his/her community and school; demonstrates service to their community and leadership in extra-curricular activities.  Financial need may be considered.

Easter Seals   $850
To be awarded to a graduating senior from a Wayne or Union County High School who intend to continue their formal education in order to enter a career field in service to people with disabilities.

Eileen M. Hunt Nursing and Allied Health   
multiple awards; total available $18,000
To provide scholarships for students to attend Indiana University East or Ivy Tech Community College in Richmond, Indiana, for the purpose of majoring in programs relating to nursing or allied health.

Megan Lyons Memorial   3 awards of $1,000 each
Wayne County High School graduate who intends to pursue a teaching degree in the field of special education.  Students should demonstrate an interest in working with special needs children by showing evidence of volunteer work.

Galen Miller   $900
To be awarded to a student from a Wayne County High School who has volunteered with organizations serving the developmentally disabled.

Marian Niswander Business   $125
To be awarded to a student from a Wayne County High School who will attend a liberal arts college or university in Indiana, pursuing a general business major.

Dorotha Packard Memorial    $9,800
To be awarded to a student from a Wayne County High School enrolling in an accredited post-secondary institution.

Perfect Circle Credit Union   $225
To be awarded to a student from a Wayne County High School enrolling in an accredited post-secondary institution.

Reid Health Dependent Scholarship    10 awards of $1,000 each
Applicant must pursue an undergraduate degree at an accredited university or college.

Applicant must be accepted to a full time course of study in health care related field typically found in a hospital including but not limited to nursing, radiology, respiratory, laboratory, pharmacy, rehabilitative services or medical records.

Applicant must be a dependent child of a current Reid Health employee. A dependent child is defined as an employee’s natural child, stepchild, legally adopted child or a child who the employee has legal guardianship, is unmarried, has not attained age 26 as of the beginning of the academic year and is dependent on the employee for financial support. Dependent children of Reid’s administrative staff members and dependents of Reid’s medical staff are not eligible.

The Reid employee must have successfully completed six months of continuous employment and be in good standing.  Employee in good standing means the employee is not on official written corrective action.

Harold W. Ryan Memorial 
4 yr renewable award; total award $4,700
To be awarded to a student from a Wayne County High School pursing a vocation in public safety, especially in the field of law enforcement, firefighting, or emergency medical training.

Karl and Marjorie Sharp   $2,500
For graduating seniors of Richmond High School, Centerville High School, or Hagerstown High School  who demonstrate a strong work ethic and a well-rounded character; significant extracurricular involvement and/or community leadership; and financial need.  While high academic achievement is not a priority, students should have a minimum 2.5 high school GPA and demonstrate potential for success at the college level.

Richard Wedding and Patricia Wedding Scholarship Endowment Fund 
13 awards of $2,000 each
To be awarded to students from Centerville, Northeastern, Lincoln, Hagerstown or Seton High School who plans to study music.

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