Claud W. and Lois Kemp Family Scholarship

A scholarship fund established by Jerry D. Kemp to remember his grandparents, Claud W. and Lois (Corn) Kemp.  Mr. and Mrs. Kemp were lifelong residents of Pike County.  Claud Kemp was a long time teacher and principal at Velpen School in Velpen, IN.  This scholarship is dedicated to Mr. Kemp and his enthusiasm for education.

Eligibility Criteria

Graduating seniors of Pike Central High School with a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average (4.0 scale).  Applicants must be involved in school and community activities and be planning to attend an accredited 4-year college or university in Indiana.

Selection Criteria

Selection will be based on academic performance; involvement in school and community activities; honors, awards, or other accomplishments during high school; and the required essay.  Preference will be given to applicants majoring in the field of education.

Supplemental Requirements

  • Applicants majoring in education must write an essay stating why they have chosen this field.  Applicants majoring in other fields must write an essay stating their goals and aspirations.  (Essays must not exceed two typewritten, double-spaced pages.)
  • Official grade transcript.

Award Amount


Application Deadline

February 28, 2021

Application Access Code


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