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Rotary Club of Asheville Harry R. Morrill Scholarship

The Rotary Club of Asheville established the Harry R. Morrill scholarship to help meritorious students and encourage scholarship among high school seniors. The program is open to applicants whose primary residence is in Buncombe County, and who are seniors enrolled in public or private high schools within Buncombe County or the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM) or the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA).

Each year, income from this fund is made available for distribution to the selected high school seniors. The number of awards and total dollar amount of the awards varies based on fund performance.

Amount

One-time up to $4,000

Number of Awards

Up to Four Awards

Deadline

Feb. 9, 2018

Eligibility

Open to applicants with superior academics, leadership and community service, whose primary residence is in Buncombe County, and who are seniors in public or private high schools in Buncombe County or the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics (NCSSM) or the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA).

The Desired Applicant Qualities, in order of importance, include:  superior academic achievement/potential and a desire to learn; demonstrated leadership qualities; community service, extracurricular activities and/or work experience; and a positive personal outlook.

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

  • Superior academic achievement/potential and desire to learn
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities
  • Community service/extracurricular activities/work experience
  • Positive personal outlook

The student’s academic record will be highly important. As a guide, recipients will on average have placed in the top 5% of their class, earned a 4.0+ (weighted) GPA, and been among the highest scorers on their SATs. The successful candidate will also be an exceptional leader, both in school and the community at large.

Application Procedure

To apply, students must complete an application online.  The application, with required attachments, must be submitted online on or before the deadline.

To apply, students must complete an application online.  The application, with required attachments, must be submitted online on or before the deadline.

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.

Link to the online application will be posted early November 2017.

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