Dessie Mae (Bruce) Griffith Scholarship

Annual scholarship created by Allison Bell, Jodie Dawn Huntsman, and Christina Scales in memory of their mother to benefit graduating seniors of Pike Central High School. Dessie Mae was born the youngest of 10 children in September 1945 and she passed away after losing her battle to lung cancer in March 2001.

Eligibility Criteria

Graduating seniors of Pike Central High School with a minimum 2.0 cumulative grade point average (4.0 scale) planning to pursue post-secondary education at any accredited college or university.

Selection Criteria

Selection will be based on applicant’s demonstration of good citizenship, personal achievement, participation in school and/or community activities, academic achievement, financial need, and the required essay.

Supplemental Requirements

  • Written essay (not to exceed two typewritten, double-spaced pages) describing the most influential person in applicant’s life and how this individual has helped the applicant become the person he or she is today and has helped shape applicant’s goals for the future.
  • Letter of recommendation from an individual who is unrelated to the applicant and who is not a Community Foundation board member describing applicant’s qualities and attributes.
  • Completion of the ”FAFSA” or ”FAFSA4caster.”
  • Official grade transcript.

Award Amount

$250

Application Deadline

February 24, 2019

Application Access Code

pik

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