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Dr. Clarence & Martha (Cates) Davan Scholarship

Western Indiana Community Foundation

The applicant(s) will be a graduate of Covington High School. The applicant(s) must be a resident within the Covington Community School Corporation for twelve months (two consecutive semesters during their senior year) prior to the application date or attended Covington High School for four consecutive years. The applicant(s) must be or planned to be accepted as a full- time (minimum of 12 hours) student at any accredited two-year or four-year college or university or vocational trade school, with preference to an institution located in Indiana. All Covington High School seniors are eligible to apply for this scholarship. The primary purpose of the scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students that need a "hand up" (financially) and exhibit a strong work ethic and are concerned about the needs of others (compassion). Students who meet this criteria and all other criteria are to be provided preference for the scholarship. The applicant(s) must have a minimum G.P.A. of 2.0. Several criteria are to be taking into consideration when selecting recipients. The two most important criteria are of near equal importance: a) financial need and to the degree that it is able to be determined b) a student with great possibility but that potential has not yet been realized at the high school level. The following criteria is of lesser importance, but can be taken into consideration when selecting applicants (ranked in order of importance): c) community/volunteer service, d) school/work activities, e) academic merit (GPA/class rank/type of diploma). In addition to the criteria referenced above employees of the City of Covington and the Covington Community School Corporation are eligible to apply for funding to be utilized for "certification" in their respective profession. The certification must be provided by some form of external review, education, assessment, or audit by an organization recognized by the City of Covington or the Covington Community School Corporation. The certification must be a requirement for the applicant's current job position.

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Acceptance StartJanuary 1, 2024
Deadline March 1, 2024
Number of Awards Granted1

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