The Community Foundation of the Great River Bend would like to share information regarding two scholarship opportunities available to local students.
Please see the information regarding these scholarships below. Students can apply at http://www.cfgrb.org/student-scholarships.html.

The Community Foundation of the Great River Bend would like to share information regarding two scholarship opportunities available to local students.    Please see the information regarding these scholarships below. Students can apply at http://www.cfgrb.org/student-scholarships.html.       

Bryant-Holmes Scholarship for Mercer County High School

 

Amount: $1,000 yearly scholarship is renewable over four years, totaling $4,000.

Renewable: Yes, with the maintenance of a 2.5 GPA.

Need-based: Yes.

Requirements and selection criteria:

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Mercer County High School.

 Applicant must have a minimum 2.5 GPA or show a marked improvement during the last two years of high school.

Merit will be determined by extracurricular activities and work experience.

 Financial need is a consideration.

Preference will be given for the length of time attending school in the Mercer County school system and for those pursuing a degree in teaching or agriculture.

 

 

Clifford and Louise King Scholarship

 

Amount: Up to $2,800.

Renewable: No.

Need-based: No.

Requirements and selection criteria:

Applicant must be a graduating senior at Sherrard Jr./Senior High School.

Applicant must plan to become an elementary or secondary level teacher.

Applicant must prepare a short essay on why teaching is their chosen field.

Applicant must plan to enroll in an accredited institution of higher learning.   Please spread the word about these scholarship opportunities. For more information, visit  http://www.cfgrb.org/student-scholarships.html.