Raleigh and Thelma Abshier Scholarship

Annual scholarship created by Jeaniece Scheessele to advance education in honor of her parents.

Eligibility Criteria

Graduating seniors of South Spencer High School pursuing post-secondary education.

Selection Criteria

Selection will be based on applicant’s success in overcoming difficult circumstances, a history of working hard to achieve aspirations and goals, and the desire to help others.

Supplemental Requirements

  • Essay:  Statement of Perseverance (not to exceed two typewritten, double-spaced pages) describing the challenges faced in order to pursue past and/or future aspirations and goals.
  • Letter of recommendation from an individual who is unrelated to the applicant and who is not a Community Foundation board member in support of the applicant’s ability to overcome challenges and obstacles.
  • Official grade transcript.

Award Amount

$500

Application Deadline

February 14, 2019

Application Access Code

spe

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