Montes/Fenol Scholarship

Annual scholarship created by Honesto Fenol and his wife, Rosabella Montes Fenol, to help students who might not otherwise qualify for academic scholarships and to encourage them to pursue their educational and career goals.  This scholarship is a tribute to the Pike County community for the support the Fenol family received when they moved into the area.

Eligibility Criteria

Graduating seniors of Pike Central High School with a MAXIMUM 3.0 cumulative grade point average (4.0 scale) who have financial need and are planning to pursue post-secondary education at any accredited institution of higher learning.  Pike County residents who are considered non-traditional students may also apply.  A non-traditional student is defined as an individual who delayed his or her enrollment in post-secondary education for at least one year after graduating or withdrawing from high school.

Selection Criteria

Selection will be based on applicant’s personal statement, participation in school, community, or work activities, and financial need.

Supplemental Requirements

  • Essay: Personal statement describing the challenges faced in order to pursue past and/or future aspirations and goals and why applicant is pursuing additional education at this time (not to exceed two typewritten, double-spaced pages).
  • Letter of recommendation from someone unrelated to the applicant but who can attest to applicant’s personal/academic challenges and character.
  • Completion of the ”FAFSA” or ”FAFSA4caster.”
  • Official grade transcript.

Award Amount


Application Deadline

February 28, 2021

Application Access Code


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