Spencer Industries Incorporated Scholarship

Annual scholarship created by Spencer Industries Incorporated to encourage the children of Spencer Industries Incorporated employees 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

Applicants must be the natural, adopted or step-children of employees who have completed one year of full-time service with Spencer Industries Incorporated. If there are an insufficient number of applicants meeting the established criteria, the guidance counselor will notify Heritage Hills High School students that the scholarship is being made available to students whose parent(s) are not employees of Spencer Industries Incorporated. Two types of awards may be available:

College Scholarship Award

High school graduates or graduating high school seniors enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time course of study leading to a baccalaureate degree at an accredited four-year degree granting institution. Applicants must be ranked in the upper half of their high school senior class at the time of graduation and have a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average (4.0 scale) at the time of application.

Junior College or State-Supported Technical College Scholarship Award

High school graduates or graduating high school seniors enrolled or planning to enroll in a full-time course of study leading to a two-year degree at an accredited degree-granting junior college or State-supported technical college. Applicants must be ranked in the upper half of their high school senior class at the time of graduation, and have a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average (4.0 scale) at the time of application.

Selection Criteria

Preference will be given to graduating high school seniors. Selection will be based on all sections of the application form and on the supplemental document(s).

Supplemental Requirements

  • At least one letter of recommendation from a school official or other individual who is unrelated to the applicant and who is not a Community Foundation board member but can attest to his or her school and community service activities.
  • Essay:  Statement of Aspirations and Educational Goals (not to exceed two typewritten, double-spaced pages).
  • Official grade transcript.

Award Amount

$7,000. Multiple scholarships may be awarded from this amount.

Application Deadline

February 14, 2019

Application Access Code

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