Scholarships by School

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The Dr. Don Jones scholarship will be awarded annually to a graduating senior from Henderson County planning to attend a four-year college. This is a one year, non-renewable scholarship for $500.

Selection Criteria
Student will:

  • be a graduating senior from a Henderson County Public High School.
  • attend a four-year college.
  • be in the top 10% of his/her class.
  • be well-rounded, excelling academically and involved in a number of school and/or community activities.
  • demonstrate financial need.

Requirements While Enrolled
Student will:

  • keep the Foundation informed on enrollment, grades and academic status.
  • achieve at least a “C” average for the first semester.

The Emil F. Hager Scholarship will be awarded to a graduate from a Henderson County Public High School. This scholarship award will be in the amount of $1,000 for the 2018-19 academic year. This scholarship will be awarded based on financial need and academic record.

Qualifications
Student will:

  • Graduate from a Henderson County Public High School in June 2018
  • Be accepted into a 4-year or 2-year college,
  • Demonstrate financial need.

Requirements While Enrolled in College
Student will provide the Foundation with proof of enrollment, grades and academic status.

The Hendersonville Lions have served the Hendersonville Community since 1938, improving the quality of life of visually impaired residents, supporting youth activities and helping provide food for those in need. The Lions motto is “We Serve.”

The Hendersonville Lions Scholarship will be awarded to one graduating senior student planning to attend a community/technical college, college or university. Eligible candidates will pursue studies toward eye care, eye research, hearing, or other health related areas and come from one of the following high schools in Henderson County: East Henderson High School, Hendersonville High School, North Henderson High School, West Henderson High School, Career Academy or Hendersonville Early College. The scholarship will be for $1,000, awarded for one year and be used to cover the cost of tuition, books and fees.

Qualifications
The successful applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Graduating from one of the 5 High Schools
  • Demonstrate acceptance to attend a community/technical college, college or university
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Demonstrate financial need

Requirements while enrolled in college

  • The student will maintain at least an overall B average while in pursuit of a college degree directed toward eye care, eye research, hearing, or other health related areas, and
  • Maintain regular contact with the scholarship committee and/or HCEF officials, including providing proof of progress, grades and other eligibility requirements.

The Historic Johnson Farm Scholarship will be awarded to a graduate from a Henderson County Public High School. This renewable scholarship award will be in the amount of $1,000 for the 2017-18 academic year and will be renewable for up to four years at $1,000/year. This scholarship will be awarded based on financial need and academic record.

Qualifications
Student will:

  • Graduate from a Henderson County Public High School in June 2017,
  • have a minimum GPA of 3.0,
  • demonstrate ability and interest in agriculture, education, natural resources, natural/environmental sciences or engineering,
  • be accepted into a 4-year or 2-year college,
  • major in agriculture, education, natural resources, natural/ environmental sciences, history or engineering,
  • be a US citizen, and
  • demonstrate financial need.

Requirements While Enrolled in College
Student will provide the Foundation with proof of enrollment, grades and academic status.

The Hunter Automotive Group Scholarship will be awarded to a 2018 graduate from a Henderson County Public High School. The Hunter Automotive Group Scholarship is a full-ride (tuition and books covered) to the Blue Ridge Community College for their Automotive Assistance Technology: Diploma Program.  More information about the Blue Ridge Program can be found at http://www.blueridge.edu/academics/automotive-systems-technology-diploma-program.  Upon successful completion of the program, the recipient will be guaranteed an Automotive Technician position at Hunter Automotive.

Qualifications
Student will:

  • Be on track to graduate from a Henderson County Public School in June 2018.
  • GPA of 3.0 of higher.
  • Demonstrate strong academic, athletic, and interpersonal skills.
  • Active and in good standing in either a team sport or civic organization while in school.
  • Strong math and communication skills.
  • Good attendance record.
  • Provide at least two letters of recommendation from faculty or community leaders.

Requirements While Enrolled in College

Student will provide the Foundation with proof of enrollment, grades and academic status.

The Kyle Shirlin Art Scholarship is available for a promising visual arts or photography student who will be majoring in the visual arts or photography while attending a college or university. The one-year, non-renewable award in the amount of $1000 was established in 2016 to provide support to one 2018 graduating senior, or a recent graduate from 2016 or 2017 from any Henderson County Public High School.  An emphasis will be placed on artistic ability and recommendation from the Visual Arts teacher in selection of the recipient.

Selection Criteria
The successful applicant will:

  • Be a 2016, 2017, or 2018 graduate from a Henderson County Public High School.
  • Be nominated for consideration by the school’s visual arts teacher.
  • Major or study visual arts or photography while attending a community college, or an accredited-college or university.

Requirements While Enrolled in College
Student will provide the Foundation with reports of enrollment, grades and academic status.

Marker Science Scholarship

Introduction
The Marker Science Scholarship will be awarded to a graduate of a Henderson County public high school who will be majoring in Engineering or Computer Science at an accredited 4-year college or university. The $5,000 scholarship is renewable annually for up to 4 years. The applicant’s need for financial support in order to attend college will also be considered.

Qualifications
Student will:

  • graduate from a Henderson County public high school in 2018.
  • rank in the top 20% of their graduating class.
  • have scored at or above 29 in math, at or above 29 in English, and at or above 29 composite on the ACT (comparable SAT scores are acceptable).
  • have applied for and been accepted into a 4-year college or university.
  • major in Engineering or Computer Science.
  • have no criminal record and will certify abstinence from drug and alcohol use.
  • complete the scholarship application in full no later than the stated deadline.
  • demonstrate participation in school and/or community activities.
  • demonstrate need for financial support to attend college.

Requirements While Enrolled in College
Student will:

  • maintain at least an overall B average while majoring in Engineering or Computer Science.
  • maintain regular contact with scholarship provider.
  • have no criminal record and will certify abstinence from drug and alcohol use.
  • provide the Foundation with information about enrollment, grades and academic status.

Career Academy

The Kate-Lee Family Scholarship was established in 2017 and will be awarded annually to a graduating senior from Henderson County Career Academy. This is a one year, non-renewable scholarship for $1,000.

Selection Criteria
Student will:

  • The recipient shall be a graduating senior from the Career Academy.
  • Recipient shall have a minimum weighted GPA of 2.5 and demonstrate financial need.
  • Recipient shall demonstrate a positive attitude and be an active participant in the community

Requirements While Enrolled
Student will:

  • Keep the Foundation informed on enrollment, grades and academic status.
  • Maintain a 2.0 average GPA for the first semester.

Early College

Meredith Lauren Vaughn Memorial Scholarship
The Meredith Lauren Vaughn Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to one graduating senior from any of the four Henderson County public high schools or Early College High School who will be majoring in elementary education. The scholarship will be awarded for one year for $500 and is nonrenewable. 

Selection Criteria
The successful applicant will:

  • have a minimum weighted GPA of 3.0.
  • demonstrate good character.
  • have a commendable record of school and community activities.

Requirements While Enrolled
The student will provide the Foundation with enrollment, grade and academic status information.

East Henderson High School

The John P. Wold College Scholarships will be awarded to one graduating senior student planning to attend a community or technical college from each of the following Henderson County public high schools: East Henderson High School, Hendersonville High School, North Henderson High School, and West Henderson High School. The total scholarship value is $5,000 and will be awarded over 2 years.

Selection Criteria
The successful applicants will:

  • demonstrate acceptance to attend a community or technical college.
  • have a minimum weighted GPA of 3.0.
  • demonstrate financial need.

Requirements While Enrolled
The student will:

  • maintain an overall B average or better while in pursuit of an Associate’s degree or in a college transfer program.
  • maintain regular contact with the scholarship committee and/or Foundation officials, including providing proof of progress, grades and other eligibility requirements.
  • have no criminal record and will certify abstinence from drug and alcohol use.

Meredith Lauren Vaughn Memorial Scholarship
The Meredith Lauren Vaughn Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior from any of the four Henderson County public high schools or Early College High School who will be majoring in elementary education. The scholarship will be awarded for one year for $500 and is nonrenewable. 

Selection Criteria
The successful applicant will:

  • have a minimum weighted GPA of 3.0.
  • demonstrate good character.
  • have a commendable record of school and community activities.

Requirements While Enrolled
The student will provide the Foundation with enrollment, grade and academic status information.

The Michael McDowell Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to one graduating senior at East Henderson High School who is now or has been active in ROTC. This scholarship amount is TBD and is nonrenewable.

Qualifications
Student will:

  • graduate from East Henderson High School.
  • have been/be active in ROTC.
  • apply and be accepted into an accredited college or university.
  • demonstrate participation and leadership in school and community activities.
  • complete the online Application form in full no later than the stated deadline.

Requirements While Enrolled in College
Student will inform the Foundation about enrollment, grades and academic status.

The Mickey Marvin Scholarship Fund was Founded in July of 2016. The contributions and monies raised for the fund will benefit local athletes at the following Henderson County High Schools (East Henderson, Hendersonville High, North Henderson & East Henderson). The Mickey Marvin Scholarship will be awarded to two graduating senior athletes (1 male & 1 female) from each of these schools. Each graduating senior will need to be accepted and planning to enroll at a 4 year accredited college or university. This $500 scholarship is non-renewable.

Selection Criteria:
The successful applicant will:

  • Be a graduating Varsity athlete at HHS, EHHS, NHHS, & WHHS.
  • Proof of acceptance and a plan to attend an accredited 4 year college or University.
  • A Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Possess leadership skills and display strong character
  • Have a positive attitude toward peers and administration
  • Actively participate in the community including school, and or church/civic activities.

Requirements while Enrolled in College: 

  • Maintain at least a 2.5 GPA
  • Work toward obtaining their degree
  • Student will provide the Foundation with reports of enrollment, grades and academic status.
  • Be in good standing with their university.
  • No criminal record or arrests.
  • Maintain abstinence from Drug or Alcohol Use
  • Exhibit Social Media Integrity

The Morris Broadband Communications Scholarship will be awarded to one graduating senior at each of of the following high schools (East Henderson High School, Hendersonville High School, North Henderson High School, and West Henderson High School). The students selected will pursue a bachelor’s degree in Communications. Selection of the recipients of this one-year $500 nonrenewable scholarship will also consider the financial need of the applicant.

Qualifications
Student will:

  • graduate from one of the four Henderson County public high schools listed above.
  • have a solid record in their academic studies.
  • apply and be accepted into a 4-year college or 2-year college.
  • major in Communications.
  • have no criminal record and will certify abstinence from drug and alcohol use.
  • complete the online Application in full no later than the stated deadline.
  • demonstrate participation in school and or community activities.

Requirements While Enrolled in College
Student will:

  • maintain an overall GPA of 2.5 or better while majoring in Communications.
  • maintain regular contact with scholarship provider.
  • have no criminal record and will certify abstinence from drug and alcohol use.
  • inform the Foundation about enrollment, grades and academic status.

The Ruby Jones King Scholarship for Excellence is awarded annually to one student graduating from East Henderson High School.  It was started in 2016 by the family and friends of Ruby J. King on the occasion of her 90th birthday in appreciation for her outstanding success as a community leader, business woman, and supporter of youth and education. The $1,000 scholarship is nonrenewable.

Qualifications
Student will:

  • graduate from East Henderson High School.
  • have a 3.25 or higher weighted GPA.
  • apply and be accepted into an accredited 4-year college or 2-year college.
  • demonstrate service, dedication, leadership and perseverance in school and/or community activities.
  • demonstrate need for financial support to attend college.

Preference will be given to students from single parent homes or who are homeless.

Requirements While Enrolled in College
Student will provide the Foundation with reports of enrollment, grades and academic status.

 

The Tammy Belcher Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to an East Henderson High School graduate who will be pursuing a degree in music and/or theater. This scholarship is for $2,000 for 1 year and is not renewable.

Qualifications
Student will:

  • graduate from an East Henderson High School.
  • have demonstrated a level of academic achievement that would predict success in college studies.
  • apply and be accepted into a 4-year college or university.
  • major in music and/or theater.
  • demonstrate participation in school and/or community activities.
  • demonstrate significant devotion to practice and/or activities related to the music or theater.

Requirements While Enrolled in College
Student will maintain regular contact with the Foundation, providing enrollment, academic progress and grade information.

 

 

Hendersonville High School

The Connie and Ricky Sparks Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to one graduating senior student from Hendersonville High School. The $3500 scholarship is awarded annually based on merit and need and is renewable for up to four years, to cover costs of tuition, room, board, and related educational costs.

Selection Criteria
The student will:

  • graduate from Hendersonville High School.
  • demonstrate good character and ethics.
  • exhibit the true Bearcat Spirit.
  • exhibit a caring and giving attitude.
  • have a minimum C academic average.
  • demonstrate involvement in school activities.

 

Requirements While Enrolled
The student will maintain:

  • a C average or better.
  • regular contact with the scholarship provider and provide the Foundation about enrollment, grades and academic status.
  • good standing at the college in two areas, Academics and Student Conduct

Note: This is a paper application that can be retrieved from your counselor. It is not available in the online portal. 

Description:  

The Education First Scholarship is open to any Hendersonville High School senior who is an undocumented or DACA student who plans to further their education.  This scholarship is for $1000 and is renewable for a second year

Qualifications:
Student will:

  • be a Hendersonville High School senior expected to graduate in June 2018.
  • be an undocumented or DACA student.
  • have plans to further their education.

Requirements while enrolled in school:
Student will maintain contact with the Foundation regarding enrollment and academic status.

Note: This is a paper application that can be retrieved from your counselor. It is not available in the online portal. 

The John P. Wold College Scholarships will be awarded to one graduating senior student planning to attend a community or technical college from each of the following Henderson County public high schools: East Henderson High School, Hendersonville High School, North Henderson High School, and West Henderson High School. The scholarship value is $2,500, renewable for a 2nd year.

Selection Criteria
The successful applicants will:

  • demonstrate acceptance to attend a community or technical college.
  • have a minimum weighted GPA of 3.0.
  • demonstrate financial need.

Requirements While Enrolled
The student will:

  • maintain an overall B average or better while in pursuit of an Associate’s degree or in a college transfer program.
  • maintain regular contact with the scholarship committee and/or Foundation officials, including providing proof of progress, grades and other eligibility requirements.
  • have no criminal record and will certify abstinence from drug and alcohol use.

Meredith Lauren Vaughn Memorial Scholarship
The Meredith Lauren Vaughn Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to one graduating senior from any of the four Henderson County public high schools or Early College High School who will be majoring in elementary education. The scholarship will be awarded for one year for $500 and is nonrenewable. 

Selection Criteria
The successful applicant will:

  • have a minimum weighted GPA of 3.0.
  • demonstrate good character.
  • have a commendable record of school and community activities.

Requirements While Enrolled
The student will provide the Foundation with enrollment, grade and academic status information.

The Mickey Marvin Scholarship Fund was Founded in July of 2016. The contributions and monies raised for the fund will benefit local athletes at the following Henderson County High Schools (East Henderson, Hendersonville High, North Henderson & East Henderson). The Mickey Marvin Scholarship will be awarded to two graduating senior athletes (1 male & 1 female) from each of these schools. Each graduating senior will need to be accepted and planning to enroll at a 4 year accredited college or university. This $500 scholarship is non-renewable.

Selection Criteria:
The successful applicant will:

  • Be a graduating Varsity athlete at HHS, EHHS, NHHS, & WHHS.
  • Proof of acceptance and a plan to attend an accredited 4 year college or University.
  • A Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Possess leadership skills and display strong character
  • Have a positive attitude toward peers and administration
  • Actively participate in the community including school, and or church/civic activities.

Requirements while Enrolled in College: 

  • Maintain at least a 2.5 GPA
  • Work toward obtaining their degree
  • Student will provide the Foundation with reports of enrollment, grades and academic status.
  • Be in good standing with their university.
  • No criminal record or arrests.
  • Maintain abstinence from Drug or Alcohol Use
  • Exhibit Social Media Integrity

The Morris Broadband Communications Scholarship will be awarded to one graduating senior at each of of the following high schools (East Henderson High School, Hendersonville High School, North Henderson High School, and West Henderson High School). The students selected will pursue a bachelor’s degree in Communications. Selection of the recipients of this one-year $500 nonrenewable scholarship will also consider the financial need of the applicant.

Qualifications
Student will:

  • graduate from one of the four Henderson County public high schools listed above.
  • have a solid record in their academic studies.
  • apply and be accepted into a 4-year college or 2-year college.
  • major in Communications.
  • have no criminal record and will certify abstinence from drug and alcohol use.
  • complete the online Application in full no later than the stated deadline.
  • demonstrate participation in school and or community activities.

Requirements While Enrolled in College
Student will:

  • maintain an overall GPA of 2.5 or better while majoring in Communications.
  • maintain regular contact with scholarship provider.
  • have no criminal record and will certify abstinence from drug and alcohol use.
  • inform the Foundation about enrollment, grades and academic status.

North Henderson High School

The John P. Wold College Scholarships will be awarded to one graduating senior student planning to attend a community or technical college from each of the following Henderson County public high schools: East Henderson High School, Hendersonville High School, North Henderson High School, and West Henderson High School. The scholarship value is $2,500, renewable for a 2nd year.

Selection Criteria
The successful applicants will:

  • demonstrate acceptance to attend a community or technical college.
  • have a minimum weighted GPA of 3.0.
  • demonstrate financial need.

Requirements While Enrolled
The student will:

  • maintain an overall B average or better while in pursuit of an Associate’s degree or in a college transfer program.
  • maintain regular contact with the scholarship committee and/or Foundation officials, including providing proof of progress, grades and other eligibility requirements.
  • have no criminal record and will certify abstinence from drug and alcohol use.

The Jones Family Scholarship is for a graduate of North Henderson High School. Awarded annually and renewable for up to two years, the scholarship award is for $500, renewable for a second year.

Selection Criteria
Student will:

  • be a candidate for graduation from North Henderson High School in 2016.
  • demonstrate financial need.
  • have a weighted GPA of 2.75 or greater.
  • plan to attend a 2 or 4 year college.
  • have demonstrated leadership, a desire to help others, and a giving spirit.
  • plan on a career in business.

Requirements While Enrolled
Recipient will provide the Foundation with information about their enrollment, grades and academic status.

Meredith Lauren Vaughn Memorial Scholarship
The Meredith Lauren Vaughn Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to one graduating senior from any of the four Henderson County public high schools or Early College High School who will be majoring in elementary education. The scholarship will be awarded for one year for $500 and is nonrenewable. 

Selection Criteria
The successful applicant will:

  • have a minimum weighted GPA of 3.0.
  • demonstrate good character.
  • have a commendable record of school and community activities.

Requirements While Enrolled
The student will provide the Foundation with enrollment, grade and academic status information.

The Mickey Marvin Scholarship Fund was Founded in July of 2016. The contributions and monies raised for the fund will benefit local athletes at the following Henderson County High Schools (East Henderson, Hendersonville High, North Henderson & East Henderson). The Mickey Marvin Scholarship will be awarded to two graduating senior athletes (1 male & 1 female) from each of these schools. Each graduating senior will need to be accepted and planning to enroll at a 4 year accredited college or university. This $500 scholarship is non-renewable.

Selection Criteria:
The successful applicant will:

  • Be a graduating Varsity athlete at HHS, EHHS, NHHS, & WHHS.
  • Proof of acceptance and a plan to attend an accredited 4 year college or University.
  • A Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Possess leadership skills and display strong character
  • Have a positive attitude toward peers and administration
  • Actively participate in the community including school, and or church/civic activities.

Requirements while Enrolled in College: 

  • Maintain at least a 2.5 GPA
  • Work toward obtaining their degree
  • Student will provide the Foundation with reports of enrollment, grades and academic status.
  • Be in good standing with their university.
  • No criminal record or arrests.
  • Maintain abstinence from Drug or Alcohol Use
  • Exhibit Social Media Integrity

The Morris Broadband Communications Scholarship will be awarded to one graduating senior at each of of the following high schools (East Henderson High School, Hendersonville High School, North Henderson High School, and West Henderson High School). The students selected will pursue a bachelor’s degree in Communications. Selection of the recipients of this one-year $500 nonrenewable scholarship will also consider the financial need of the applicant.

Qualifications
Student will:

  • graduate from one of the four Henderson County public high schools listed above.
  • have a solid record in their academic studies.
  • apply and be accepted into a 4-year college or 2-year college.
  • major in Communications.
  • have no criminal record and will certify abstinence from drug and alcohol use.
  • complete the online Application in full no later than the stated deadline.
  • demonstrate participation in school and or community activities.

Requirements While Enrolled in College
Student will:

  • maintain an overall GPA of 2.5 or better while majoring in Communications.
  • maintain regular contact with scholarship provider.
  • have no criminal record and will certify abstinence from drug and alcohol use.
  • inform the Foundation about enrollment, grades and academic status.

West Henderson High School

The Coach Rick Wood Scholarship, a non-renewable $500 award, is granted annually to a West Henderson High School graduate, who has participated in at least one sport and will be pursuing a degree in Education at a two-year or four-year college or university.

Selection Criteria
Student will:

  • graduate from West Henderson High School.
  • have a good behavior record.
  • have a minimum “C” academic average.

have participated in at least one sport 

Requirements While in School
The student will provide the Foundation with information about their enrollment, grades and academic status.

The John P. Wold College Scholarships will be awarded to one graduating senior student planning to attend a community or technical college from each of the following Henderson County public high schools: East Henderson High School, Hendersonville High School, North Henderson High School, and West Henderson High School. The scholarship value is $2,500, renewable for a 2nd year.

Selection Criteria
The successful applicants will:

  • demonstrate acceptance to attend a community or technical college.
  • have a minimum weighted GPA of 3.0.
  • demonstrate financial need.

Requirements While Enrolled
The student will:

  • maintain an overall B average or better while in pursuit of an Associate’s degree or in a college transfer program.
  • maintain regular contact with the scholarship committee and/or Foundation officials, including providing proof of progress, grades and other eligibility requirements.
  • have no criminal record and will certify abstinence from drug and alcohol use.

The Lisa Jo Mummert Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to one graduate of West Henderson High School who has been a member of the WHHS band and will be attending Western Carolina University. Preference will be given to students planning to major in social work, nursing, or physical therapy, but all students who meet the band membership and WCU attendance requirements are encouraged to apply. This scholarship is for $500 for 1 year and is nonrenewable.

II. Qualifications
Student will:

  • graduate from West Henderson High School.
  • will attend Western Carolina University.
  • demonstrate the academic skills necessary to succeed in college studies.
  • demonstrate volunteer service work.
  • complete the online Application in full no later than the stated deadline.
  • have participated in school and or community activities.

Requirements While Enrolled in College
Student will provide the Foundation with information about enrollment, grades and academic status.

Meredith Lauren Vaughn Memorial Scholarship
The Meredith Lauren Vaughn Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to one graduating senior from any of the four Henderson County public high schools or Early College High School who will be majoring in elementary education. The scholarship will be awarded for one year for $500 and is nonrenewable. 

Selection Criteria
The successful applicant will:

  • have a minimum weighted GPA of 3.0.
  • demonstrate good character.
  • have a commendable record of school and community activities.

Requirements While Enrolled
The student will provide the Foundation with enrollment, grade and academic status information.

The Mickey Marvin Scholarship Fund was Founded in July of 2016. The contributions and monies raised for the fund will benefit local athletes at the following Henderson County High Schools (East Henderson, Hendersonville High, North Henderson & East Henderson). The Mickey Marvin Scholarship will be awarded to two graduating senior athletes (1 male & 1 female) from each of these schools. Each graduating senior will need to be accepted and planning to enroll at a 4 year accredited college or university. This $500 scholarship is non-renewable.

Selection Criteria:
The successful applicant will:

  • Be a graduating Varsity athlete at HHS, EHHS, NHHS, & WHHS.
  • Proof of acceptance and a plan to attend an accredited 4 year college or University.
  • A Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Possess leadership skills and display strong character
  • Have a positive attitude toward peers and administration
  • Actively participate in the community including school, and or church/civic activities.

Requirements while Enrolled in College: 

  • Maintain at least a 2.5 GPA
  • Work toward obtaining their degree
  • Student will provide the Foundation with reports of enrollment, grades and academic status.
  • Be in good standing with their university.
  • No criminal record or arrests.
  • Maintain abstinence from Drug or Alcohol Use
  • Exhibit Social Media Integrity

The Morris Broadband Communications Scholarship will be awarded to one graduating senior at each of of the following high schools (East Henderson High School, Hendersonville High School, North Henderson High School, and West Henderson High School). The students selected will pursue a bachelor’s degree in Communications. Selection of the recipients of this one-year $500 nonrenewable scholarship will also consider the financial need of the applicant.

Qualifications
Student will:

  • graduate from one of the four Henderson County public high schools listed above.
  • have a solid record in their academic studies.
  • apply and be accepted into a 4-year college or 2-year college.
  • major in Communications.
  • have no criminal record and will certify abstinence from drug and alcohol use.
  • complete the online Application in full no later than the stated deadline.
  • demonstrate participation in school and or community activities.

Requirements While Enrolled in College
Student will:

  • maintain an overall GPA of 2.5 or better while majoring in Communications.
  • maintain regular contact with scholarship provider.
  • have no criminal record and will certify abstinence from drug and alcohol use.
  • inform the Foundation about enrollment, grades and academic status.