Gillenwater Scholarship (Junior College or State-Supported Technical College Scholarship Award)

Annual renewable scholarship created by William Gillenwater III to encourage Posey County high school students to further their education, to recognize academic achievement of those graduating from high school and continuing their education, and to motivate recipients to achieve maximum scholastic and vocational potential.

Eligibility Criteria

Graduating high school seniors of any Posey County high school enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time course of study leading to a two-year degree or certificate at an accredited junior college or State-supported technical college.

Selection Criteria

Selection will be based on scholastic record, evidence of leadership, career plans and objectives, and the required essay.

Supplemental Requirements

  • Essay:  Statement of Aspirations and Educational Goals (not to exceed two typewritten, double-spaced pages).
  • Official grade transcript.

Award Amount

$500

Application Deadline

February 9, 2018

Application Access Code

pos

Renewal Details

May be renewable for a second year. Renewal applications may be considered provided recipient has maintained full-time status and a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average (4.0 scale) during the college freshman year. Total awards will not exceed $1,000. Renewal award amounts may differ from the original award. Click here for renewal application.

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