What is the application process?
What is the application process?
There are two (2) parts to the application process:
1. You must set up an account and complete the online process. (Once you have done this, you will get an email back confirming that we received the online application).
2. You must mail or email in the additional required materials. See "What constitutes a complete application" below.
- Who is Eligible for the scholarship?
Applicants must be graduating seniors from high schools located in Wabash County, Indiana, or from any of the high schools located in the five counties bordering Wabash County.
Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 on a 4.0 scale at the end of the latest Fall term.
Applicants must demonstrate traits of high personal character and leadership qualities.
Applicants must be planning to attend college in the fall of the year the award is made.
When is the deadline for submission of materials?
The deadline for submission of the online portion of the application is . Deadline for receipt of the additional required materials is 5:00 pm est . The additional materials required must be mailed in ONE envelope to
The , 4320-G Wade Hampton Boulevard, Taylors, SC 29687
or emailed to . The additional materials required must be RECEIVED no later than 5:00 pm est .
What constitutes a complete application packet?
Submit the signed SCHOLARSHIP AWARD AGREEMENT. Download the Scholarship Award Agreement.
Submit an OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT with grades and cumulative GPA posted through the latest Fall semester. (It must be OFFICIAL)
Submit a W8 or W9 FORM. This must be completed by the applicant.
What is the value of the scholarship award?
The number of recipients and the amount of each scholarship may vary from year to year due to fluctuations in the Fund`s value and/or applicable document restrictions. Subject to the trust terms, the awards will be applied to the cost of tuition, fees, books and supplies and should not exceed these costs. Scholarship awards must be used in the year they are awarded.
- What schools can a recipient attend?
Recipients may attend any accredited two-year of four-year college or university, technical or vocational school in any field of study leading to a degree, as full-time students, provided the institution meets the criteria in the following paragraph.
The institution must be an educational organization that normally maintains a regular faculty and curriculum and normally has a regularly enrolled body of pupils or students in attendance at the place where its educational activities are regularly carried on. To the extent the institution is involved in the selection of the recipients (if at all), such involvement must comply with the Fund's policy of awarding scholarships on an objective and non-discriminatory basis as well as the Fund's Conflict of Interest Policy.
What if I am unable to attend consecutive semesters?
Extenuating circumstances requiring a student to sit out a semester must be explained in writing to CSA. You will be notified of the final decision. If a recipient is out for a semester, then that semester is forfeited.
How are recipients selected?
An Awards Advisory Committee will consider the respective ability, educational goals, financial need and career ambitions of each applicant.
How will I be notified if I am chosen as a recipient?
Once final approval has been given by the Trustee, CSA will email award letters to the recipients with detailed information about the scholarship. Candidates not selected to receive awards will be notified by CSA via email.
Is this scholarship renewable?
This scholarship is for one academic year and is non-renewable. It must be used in the year in which it was awarded.