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Asheville Wilbert Vault Service Scholarship

The Asheville Wilbert Vault Service Scholarship was established as a way for the company to thank their clients and let them know how much they value their business and friendship.

The purpose of the Asheville Wilbert Vault Services Fund is to provide scholarships for residents of Western North Carolina who have chosen funeral services as a career path, including but not limited to the children of employees of the funeral home clients of Asheville Wilbert Vault Service.

Amount

One-time $2,000

Number of Awards

One Award

Deadline

Mar. 15, 2017

Eligibility

Scholarship recipients may apply the funds to any post-high school educational course of study related to and leading to employment in the funeral service industry.

Residents of Western North Carolina who have chosen funeral service as a career path are eligible to compete for this scholarship. Applicants must be seniors in a secondary school or doing equivalent work, or secondary school graduates. All members of the family, and/or employees of Asheville Wilbert Vault Service are ineligible for this award. 

The Community Foundation scholarships will be awarded without regard to age, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, religious belief, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Selection Criteria

  • Financial need 
  • Good moral character 
  • Academic performance/potential 
  • School/community involvement, work experience, and/or extracurricular activities

Administration

The scholarship program is administered by The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina.  Please direct any questions about this scholarship to the Foundation's Scholarship Officer, Lezette Parks, parks@cfwnc.org.

Go to the online instructions and read carefully, view the applicant video and begin the process. Write down the following code to enter into the online system after you have logged on: WILV.  Click on Apply and enter the code into the Access Code box to begin the application.

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