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.
- 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
- keep the Foundation informed on enrollment, grades and academic status.
- achieve at least a “C” average for the first semester.
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, Balfour Education Center 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.
The successful applicants must meet the following criteria:
- Graduating from East Henderson, Hendersonville, North Henderson, West Henderson High Schools or Hendersonville Early College
- 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 2017 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.
- 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.