Annual scholarship established by Mary Key in memory of her husband. Bob Key (1942-1995) was a husband and father whose chosen vocation was farming. Throughout his life, he pursued the perfection of his physical and managerial skills. He often took continuing education courses and taught seminars at Purdue University. He believed that success was achieved by a person’s own ability to accomplish a task as efficiently as possible. The Bob Key Memorial Education Scholarship is an appropriate continuation of his enthusiasm for lifelong learning.
Applicants must be a graduating high school senior, a high school graduate, or must have received a high school equivalency certificate. Available to Gibson County residents desiring to improve their ability or knowledge through completion of a seminar, short course, or post-secondary education. Award also may be used to obtain educational materials.
Selection will be based on all sections of the application form and on the supplemental document(s).
- Two letters of recommendation from supervisors, co-workers, or others knowledgeable about the applicant but who are unrelated to the applicant and not Community Foundation board members.
- Essay: Statement of Aspirations and Educational Goals (not to exceed two typewritten, double-spaced pages) explaining the nature of the course, seminar, or educational materials for which the applicant seeks award and explaining how the course, seminar or educational materials will improve the applicant’s proven skills.
- Official grade transcript.
June 14, 2021
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