John R. Chapman Scholarship

Annual renewable scholarship established by the John R. Chapman Trust Fund to provide a renewable scholarship to graduating seniors of Washington Community or North Daviess high schools.

Eligibility Criteria

Graduating seniors of Washington Community High School or North Daviess High School planning to pursue post-secondary education at an accredited college or university majoring in a physical science such as astronomy, chemistry, geology, mineralogy, meteorology, or physics.  Applicants must rank in the upper third of their graduating class. Preference will be given to renewal candidates.

Selection Criteria

Selection will be based on financial need and academic performance.

Supplemental Requirements

  • Completion of the “FAFSA” or “FAFSA4caster.”
  • Official grade transcript.

Award Amount


Application Deadline

January 27, 2021 (Renewal candidate will have the opportunity to reapply for the scholarship June 1.)

Application Access Code


Renewal Details

Renewable for consecutive sophomore, junior, and senior years provided recipient maintains a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average (4.0 scale).  A new recipient for the award will be identified once every four years. In the event the recipient does not apply for renewal, the scholarship will be open to new applicants the following year. Click here for renewal application.

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