Community Foundation Scholarship Application Now Available
January 19, 2016 - 10:36 AM
MOUNT VERNON - The Universal Scholarship Application for both traditional and
non-traditional students is now available on the Community Foundation of
Mount Vernon & Knox County website www.mvkcfoundation.org. The 2016
submission deadline is March 1, and all scholarship announcements will
be made in May.
Traditional students include those who are enrolled, or will enroll,
in college within two years of their high school graduation.
Non-traditional students generally are adults retraining for an
alternate career, or those enrolling in post-secondary studies for the
The Community Foundation awards more than $600,000 per year in
scholarship assistance. While the majority of scholarships are
need-based, requiring submission of the F.A.F.S.A. Student Aid Report,
several Community Foundation scholarships are merit-based only and do
not require applicants to provide family financial information. The
application for Community Foundation scholarships is easily downloaded
and completed on-screen before printing for signature and submission.
Graduating high school students submit their applications by the
deadline to their respective guidance counselors. Home-schooled
students, students already in college and all non-traditional applicants
submit their application directly to the Community Foundation of Mount
Vernon & Knox County, One South Main Street, P.O. Box 1270, Mount
Vernon, Ohio 43050. No applications will be accepted after the deadline.
For further information, please contact Sam Barone, Executive
Director, Community Foundation of Mount Vernon & Knox County at
392-3270 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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