Velma and Herbert Pepmeier Scholarship

Annual scholarship created by Herbert C. Pepmeier.

Eligibility Criteria

Graduating high school senior who is affiliated with St. John’s United Church of Christ in Vincennes or Bethel Church in Freelandville.

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 on financial need.

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.
  • Two letters of recommendation from individuals unrelated to the applicant and who are not Community Foundation board members - that support the applicant’s ability to overcome challenges and obstacles.
  • Completion of the ”FAFSA” or ”FAFSA4caster.”
  • Official grade transcript.

Award Amount

$3,000

Application Deadline

January 25, 2017

Application Access Code

kno

 

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