**The February 22, 2013 Application Deadline Has Passed.
We Are No Longer Accepting CFMC Scholarship Applications this Year**
Dorothy Asher Scholarship: Provides scholarships for Morgan County residents of any age attending an accredited two- or four-year public or private institution of higher education and are studying elementary education. Recipients must agree to attempt to obtain employment, if available, in Morgan County, Indiana for at least one year upon completion of their education. Scholarships may be awarded annually to the same recipient if the foundation deems this appropriate for the progress the student may make.
Devin Wade Deaton Memorial Scholarship: Providing a scholarship based on financial need for a graduate of Mooresville High School who wishes to continue his/her education at a college or vocational school. Funds may be provided for a student with financial need who is enrolled in the Ben Davis High School Building Trades Program. An award may also be made to the winner of the State VICA award.
Benjamin Elo Memorial Scholarship: Providing a scholarship to a graduating senior from Mooresville High School who has a 3.0 or higher GPA on a 4-point scale and will be attending a four-year accredited public or private educational institution, with preference given to a student/athlete attending the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana. Applicants must be a varsity athlete, exhibit good citizenship in their sports activity within school, be involved in their church and be involved in community service organizations and activities. Applicants must provide three letters of reference: one from a coach, one from a pastor, and one from either a leader of a community organization or someone on the staff or faculty at school. Applicants must also write an additional essay of 500 words or less on: How your faith affects how you live and the choices you make.
Charles F. and Olive B. Flater Memorial Scholarship: Providing an annual reimbursement scholarship for a student graduating from Mooresville High School who demonstrates overall academic preparedness; the ability to communicate future educational plans and the reasoning behind those plans; the ability to adjust to new learning and living environments; and exemplary ethical and moral conduct as it relates to school, fellow students, and faculty.
SSG Wm. Ryan Fritsche Memorial Scholarship: Provide scholarships to one or more graduating seniors from any Morgan County High School who are accepted into an accredited 2 or 4 year public or private institution. Applicants should have a 2.5 GPA or higher.(on a 4.0 scale) Applicants must supply three letters of reference: Two from school personnel and one from an outside source, (i.e., an employer or pastor). Students should be applying for, or in a course of study leading to public service work, such as: law enforcement, medical work, social work, or child services. In addition to the CFMC essay questions on the standard application, applicants must complete a 500-750 word essay with the following quote from J.F. Kennedy as the main theme of the piece: “And so my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country.”(J.F. Kennedy, Inaugural Speech, January 20, 1961) As funds are available, the scholarship may be open to applicants who live in Morgan County and are in their first or second year of college.
Maggie Grounds Scholarship: Providing scholarships to a female high school senior entering the field of architecture, contracting/building engineering, traditional drafting, architectural computer-aided design, or another very closely-related study, in an accredited institution of higher education.
Alexander A. Hathaway Scholarship: Provide an annual scholarship award to a student who graduated from Mooresville High School and who is accepted to, and planning to attend, an accredited nursing school.
Justin and Bonita Conduitt Marley Scholarship: Providing reimbursement scholarships for books and/or tuition to students graduating from Mooresville High School or Monrovia High School. These scholarships shall be divided equally between the two high schools and shall be for students entering vocational training, the field of education, or the field of library science.
Velma Hackleman-Mendenhall Memorial Scholarship: Providing a scholarship each spring for a student graduating from Mooresville High School who wishes to pursue either a 2- or 4-year degree in post-secondary education. The recipient must have a minimum grade point average of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
Newburn-Asher Scholarship: Provides scholarships for Morgan County residents of any age attending an accredited two- or four-year public or private institution of higher education and are studying in the health care field. Recipients must agree to attempt to obtain employment, if available, in Morgan County, Indiana for at least one year upon completion of their education. Scholarships may be awarded annually to the same recipient if the foundation deems this appropriate for the progress the student may make.
Jeff Quyle Leadership Scholarship: The scholarship will offer five separate awards each year for college expenses; awards will be made to graduating seniors of any high school in Morgan County, Indiana who are residents of Morgan County; the goal is to assist students of high academic achievement and potential and, in addition, students who have demonstrated personal leadership in their lives within their schools and communities.
Gordon Leigh Speer Memorial Scholarship: Providing a scholarship to two different graduating seniors from any high school in Morgan County or from Indian Creek High School (with no restriction as to county of residence) who will study engineering at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology in Terre Haute, Indiana. The scholarship may be used for any college expenses. This scholarship honors Gordon Leigh Speer, who raised eight children, shared a strong work ethic with his family, and honored the cause and benefits of education. A recommendation by a Scholarship Selection Committee will be made to the Scholarship Committee of the Community Foundation of Morgan County.
Owen L. Prescott & Dorothea I. Prescott Scholarship: Providing a scholarship for a student graduating from Mooresville High School who is accepted into an accredited 2 or 4 year public or private institution of higher learning. This scholarship will be based upon the character, need, and high school record of the applicant.
Sergeant Dan Starnes Memorial Scholarship: Providing scholarships for Morgan County residents to study law enforcement.
Steven Lee Robert Terrell Memorial Scholarship: Providing a scholarship for a senior graduating from Mooresville High School who has participated in athletics and is seeking to continue his or her education.
Jennifer Tipmore Memorial Scholarship: Provide an annual scholarship to a student graduating from Mooresville High School. Requirements: GPA of at least 3.0, demonstrate good character and financial need and shall enroll in and attend a 2-to 4 year program at a vocational/technical school or at an accredited ollege or university.
TOA-USA Scholarship: Providing a scholarship to a graduate of Mooresville High School for the purpose of reimbursing tuition and/or expenses related to enrollment in a post-secondary educational institution. Criteria will be based on the degree of need and the work ethic demonstrated by the graduate while in high school.