Foundation announces scholarships

Published 3:57 pm Wednesday, January 31, 2018

The Suffolk Foundation has announced the availability of 10 scholarships to benefit area high school seniors and graduates of area high schools.

The available scholarships, their estimated value and minimum eligibility, are:

  • The Allfirst Memorial Scholarship — $1,000 — employees and employee family members of Allfirst Industrial General Contractors who intend to pursue a college degree or trade school certification
  • The Ossie S. and Thomas F. Blair Jr. Memorial Scholarship — $5,000 — graduating seniors or former graduates of Suffolk public or private high schools, or accredited home school program conducted in Suffolk, who intend to pursue a college degree
  • The Colonel Fred V. Cherry Scholarship — $2,000 — graduating African-American seniors of Suffolk high schools who intend to pursue a college degree
  • The Louis & Mary Haddad Foundation Scholarship — $1,000 — graduating seniors of Suffolk high schools with a documented learning disability who intend to pursue a college degree or accredited career certification program
  • The Louis & Mary Haddad Foundation for ForKids Scholarship — $1,000 — graduating seniors of Suffolk public high schools who have been or are affected by homelessness who intend to pursue a college degree or accredited career certification program
  • The William N. “Billy” Hill Scholarship — $1,000 — graduating seniors of Suffolk public high schools who intend to pursue a college degree in education
  • The Howard D. Mast Memorial Scholarship — $5,000 — graduating seniors or former graduates of Suffolk public or private high schools, or accredited home school programs conducted in Suffolk, who intend to pursue a college degree
  • The Lewis F. Morris Memorial Scholarship — $1,000 — graduating seniors of King’s Fork High School who intend to pursue a college degree
  • The Amy Phelps Art Scholarship — $2,000 — graduating seniors of Franklin, Smithfield, Southampton, Surry, Windsor or Sussex high schools or Southampton Academy who intend to pursue a career in art in college
  • The Suffolk Business Women’s Scholarship — $2,500 — graduating female seniors of one of Suffolk’s public or private high schools, or accredited home school programs conducted in Suffolk, who intend to pursue a full-time business major degree program at an accredited college or university

More information and applications are available on the Suffolk Foundation website, suffolkfoundation.org/scholarships.html.

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Applications can also be obtained from counselors at each high school. To receive an application by mail, call Suffolk Foundation Executive Director Win Winslow at 923-9090 or email wwinslow@suffolkfoundation.org.

Applications are due by noon on March 30.