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John W. Greene Memorial Scholarship

Description

The John W. Greene Memorial Scholarship was established to provide funds for WFAC logoeducational scholarships to current or lifetime Waynesboro First Aid Crew members and/or their family members and current or lifetime Waynesboro Fire Department members and/or their family members. The member of each respective organization must have successfully completed his or her probationary period and be in good standing with the organization. There will be four $1,000 scholarships available for the 2018/2019 academic school year (limit one scholarship per applicant per year). There are no restrictions to the school or field of study. Recipients must re-apply each year to receive additional funding. Applications were due November 1, 2017.

Eligibility

  • An eligible recipient must be a current or lifetime Waynesboro First Aid Crew member/Waynesboro Fire Department member and/or family of a current or lifetime Waynesboro First Aid Crew/Waynesboro Fire Department member.
    • Family is defined as follows: Spouse, Parent, Step-parent, Child, Step-child, Grandparent, Grandchild or Step-Grandchild.
  • Members must have successfully completed their probationary period and be in good standing with their respective organization.
  • Late and/or incomplete applications received after the November 1, 2017 deadline will not be considered.

Selection Criteria use by the Selection Committee

  • Financial Need- 60%
    • Financial need will be assessed by the John W. Greene Memorial Scholarship Selection Committee using the Statement of Financial Need which is included in the scholarship application.
  • Essays- 20%
  • Crew/Department Involvement- 20%
  • Candidates will be selected by a Community Foundation appointed scholarship selection committee, in accordance with the Community Foundation’s Conflict of Interest Policy.

2018 Award Amount

$1,000

Application Deadline

November 1, 2017

 

Please contact the Community Foundation at 540-213-2150 or info@cfcbr.org for additional information and/or clarification.