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Morgan R. Funk Memorial Scholarship

The Morgan R. Funk Memorial Scholarship was established in 2006 by family and friends, in loving memory of Morgan and in honor of her life. A rising sophomore at Riverheads High School, Morgan loved the outdoors and enjoyed camping and hiking.

Description

The Morgan R. Funk Memorial Scholarship was established to provide funds for college scholarships to graduating seniors of Riverheads High School.

Eligibility

  • An eligible student must be a senior at Riverheads High School.
  • An eligible student must demonstrate financial need, academic achievement, citizenship, and strong participation in school activities and community service.
  • An eligible student must be well rounded and have specific interest in art, music, the environment and/or biology, and plan to further his/her education in one of these areas.
  • An eligible student must be a candidate for high school graduation at the end of the current academic year and plan to enroll at an accredited two-year or four-year college or university in the Continental United States the following academic year.

Selection Criteria Used by the Selection Committee

  • Financial need – 25%
  • Academic merit – 25% (minimum 2.5 G.P.A. on a 4.0 scale)
  • School and community service activities and citizenship – 50%
  • The candidate will be selected by the Riverheads High School scholarship selection committee for recommendation to the Community Foundation, in accordance with the Community Foundation’s Conflict of Interest Policy.

2021 Award Amount

$500

Application Deadline

March 1, 2021

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

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