David C. & Emma W. Miles McElvaney Memorial Scholarship Fund – This fund will provide minimum $1000 assistance to help defray college or university expenses of African-American students from any Jefferson County Public School graduating with a minimum of 2.5 cumulative Grade Point Average and wish to attend any four-year post secondary educational institution. For more information contact Faye Owens, Lincoln Foundation, 200 W. Broadway, suite 500, Louisville, Ky. The student must have a 2.5 GPA and wish to attend any four-year institution. Preference is given to students who will be the first in their family to attend college. For more information contact Faye Owens, Lincoln Foundation, 200 W. Broadway, Suite 500, Louisville, Ky. Deadline: March 15, 2009
Denise Fleck Memorial Scholarship Fund – Created by the family and friends of Denise Fleck in 2000 to provide scholarships in her memory for those actively involved in the prevention and intervention of tobacco use by their peers. These $500 and higher awards will be [presented to a graduating high school senior in Kentucky who is actively involved in tobacco use prevention programs and activities, such as the “Teens Against Tobacco Use” program. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5. For more information contact Gail Sanders at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline: March 15, 2009.
DuPont Manual High School Scholarship Fund – created by an anonymous alumn in 2001 to provide scholarships for graduating seniors of his alma mater to attend the University of Louisville. This is a $1,250 renewable scholarship. The student must gradute from dupOnt Manual Hgih School, have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher, and attend UofL. Contact DuPont Manual High School Counseling Department. Deadline: March 15, 2009.
Education Counts Scholarship Fund – this fund provides scholarship assistance in the form of $1,000 awards and grants to help defray college and university expenses. Students must reside in Jefferson County, attend a Jefferson County High School, have a 3.0 GPA, ACT score of 20, attending college in the United States, demonstrate financial need, provide official transcripts, fill out a student aid report and expected family contribution form, gather four letters of recommendation, write a 150 word essay, fill out a data sheet, and provide an acceptance letter from a college or university. Fill out the application materials located in the College Career Room and allow at least two weeks for your counselor to provide information from their office. For more information call 502-585-4649. Deadline to submit requests to your counselor is March 1, 2009 and the deadline to submit all materials to the fund is March 15, 2009.
Harry Isaac Shrader Scholarship Fund – This fund was established by The Temple, Congregation Adath Israel Brith Sholom, with a bequest from Mr. Shrader. This $5,000 renewable scholarship is for a student of the Jewish Faith, demonstrates financial need, and is a resident of Jefferson County. For more information contact Gail Sanders at email@example.com. Deadline: March 15, 2009.
Indiana University Southeast McPheeters Scholarship and Black Achiever Scholarships – the McPheeters Scholarship is a competitive four year renewable award – students must have an ACT score of 21 and write and essay of 500 words and maintain a 2.5 GPA throughout college to continue receiving funds. The Black Achiever Scholarship is for African American students that have participated in the Black Achiever Scholarship Program. To apply, fill out the application materials in the College Career Room and provide all supporting documents. Deadline: March 15, 2009.
John E. Brown Fund – Originally established in 1993 by the Community Foundation Board of Directors to honor Mr. Brown for seven years of service as Treasurer. Prior to his death, he made many donations to the fund to help students studying accounting at the University of Louisville or Bellarmine College. The amount of the award is yet to be determined. For more information contact the Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants. 1735 Alliant Avenue, Louisville, Ky. For more information contact the Kentucky Society of Certified Public Accountants, 1735 Alliant Avenue, Louisville, Ky. 40299. Deadline: March 15, 2009
Kate Torp Scholarship Fund for the Arts – this $2,500 award was established by family and friends in memory of Kate to provide scholarships for students graduating from DuPont Manual High School who have