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Local Scholarship Applications
Local Scholarship Applications
Melissa Jernigan
Friday, April 03, 2020

Local Scholarships
Available to Marion County High School Seniors

APPLICATION PACKET

These scholarships are awarded by local groups to aid our students in furthering their education.  Please read each application carefully to determine whether or not you qualify.  You may apply for any or all of the scholarships.  Please turn in all applications via e-mail to jernigan.melissa@marion.k12.ga.us by Friday, April 24.  This includes all supplementary material (acceptance letter/e-mail, faculty recommendations, etc.)  Mrs. Jernigan will provide transcripts for the scholarships that require it.

Please remember:
  • The specific local groups determine the recipients.  
  • Specific application forms are attached and must be used.  
  • All local scholarships require an application, and the applying student must be a candidate for graduation.  The student must also meet the criteria specified in the application.
  • Application forms must be e-mailed.   
  • The amount awarded in each scholarship is subject to change according to the specific sponsor at the time of the application.  
  • Each sponsor has a selection committee to determine which applicants receive the scholarships.  The school is notified of their selection.  
  • Seven local applications are available in this packet.  Each form details the criteria necessary to apply for the award.
  • Please contact jernigan.melissa@marion.k12.ga.us with questions.  
  • Each Senior is responsible for turning in his or her applications on time and in full by the stated deadline.


Ida Bob P. Webb Scholarship Application 

Name: __________________________________

Address: __________________________________ 

__________________________________ 

Accepted at: __________________________________ 
(Name of post secondary school)

Please attach copy of acceptance letter.

Teaching Field: ____________________________ 

Class Rank: ___________________*Must be in top 10% of class

Signature: ____________________________ 

Please write a one-page essay using the following topic and attach to this application:

“Why I Want to Be a Teacher”

AWARDED-Office Use Only
(yes/no)

Signatures of Counselor and Senior faculty members:

______________________________ ______________________________ 

______________________________ ______________________________ 

______________________________ ______________________________ 

______________________________ ______________________________ 

______________________________ ______________________________ 

Gardner-Thornton Memorial Scholarship

Criteria for Eligibility for the Gardner-Thornton Memorial Scholarship

1. Athlete—Letter in at least one Varsity sport
2. Recommendations (attached)—3 faculty members (at least one coach)
3. Final decision will be made by the committee
4. Letter of acceptance to Post Secondary Institution (including Technical Colleges)
5. Good Academic Standing
6. Good Moral Character
7. Financial Need
8. Male or Female Recipients
9. Copy of Academic Records

Application for the Gardner-Thornton Memorial Scholarship
Please print or type (black ink only).

Name: _____________________________________________________________________
(Last) (First) (Middle)

Date of Birth: ______________________________________________________

Address: ___________________________________________________________________
Street                       City                   State               Zip                        County

Telephone: ________________  

Name of School Accepted: _____________________________________________

Address of School: ___________________________________________________

Copy of H. S. Transcript Attached:  YES   or   NO  
Graduation Date: _____________

Copy of Acceptance Letter Attached:   YES   or   NO

Sport/sports in which letter was earned: ____________________________________

Recommenders (Please attach letters of recommendation or have them e-mailed directly to Mrs. Jernigan):

1)_______________________    2)_______________________    

3)________________________

Athlete’s Signature: __________________________________ Date: ________




L. K. MOSS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

L. King Moss was a respected educational leader in the Tri-County area for thirty-five years.  He was a teacher, superintendent, advisor, community, and church leader.  Above all else, he was a trusted friend and advocate of each student who ever passed through our School System.  As such, he wanted the best educational opportunities possible for all students.  Because of his dedication and love for both the students and educational system, the L.K. MOSS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP was established.  It is the wish of his family that this Scholarship be useful to some deserving student in furthering his/her education.  This Scholarship will be awarded in loving memory of L. King Moss on a yearly basis.

Criteria for Eligibility for the L. King Moss Memorial Scholarship

1. Deserving* (Exclusive of the Class Valedictorian or Salutatorian)
2. Nomination by a senior teacher and/or member of Scholarship Committee
3. Filing of application by nominated student
4. Must be a candidate for graduation from Marion County High School and show proof of acceptance into an institution of higher learning
5. Enclose copy of transcript with application
6. Meet application deadline noted on front of scholarship packet.
7. Final selection will be made by Scholarship Committee. 

COMMITTEE: Ricky McCorkle, Luanne Long, Kyle Long, Joey Wells, Cathy Wiggins

*Deserving is defined as: Well-rounded, and/or over-all ability, and/or financial need, and/or multi-talented

Application for the L. King Moss Memorial Scholarship

Name _______________________________________________________________________
                     (Last)                             (First)                            (Middle)

Address _____________________________________________________________________
(Street) (City) (State) (Zip) (County)

School of Acceptance __________________________________________________________
(Please attach a copy of school’s acceptance letter.)

Give a brief statement of your future educational plans and career goals:
__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Please provide one teacher recommendation.



Masonic Scholarship

The Masonic Scholarship of the Local Lodge No. 446, P.H. A. in Buena Vista, Georgia, consisting of men from different sections of society, all being of one mind of concern for the welfare of children, grandchildren, neighbors’ and friends’ children, decided to divide their charity donations in another portion to help some deserving student to climb the ladder of higher learning.

Criteria of Eligibility for the Scholarship

1. Applicant must be a candidate for graduation from Marion County High School
2. Show proof of acceptance and enrollment in an institution of higher learning (university, college, or technical college)
3. Conduct must be satisfactory upon recommendation from the school
4. Deserving student of academic talent and/or financial need
5. Final selection will be made by the Sons of Buena Vista Masonic Lodge Selection Committee.
6. Return application to the school counselor’s office by date specified on front of application packet.

Application for Local Masonic Lodge, Sons No. 446 Scholarship

Name: __________________________________________________________
                    Last          First        Middle

Address:  ______________________________________________________
                       Street/P.O. Box          City         State        Zip       County

School(s) of Acceptance: _______________________________________
                               Attach a copy of an acceptance letter.

Give a brief statement of your future educational plans and career goals.  Use additional space if necessary.



Order of the Eastern Star Scholarship

Criteria of Eligibility for the Scholarship

1. Applicant must be a candidate for graduation from Marion County High School
2. Show proof of acceptance and enrollment in an institution of higher learning (university, college, or technical college)
3. Conduct must be satisfactory upon recommendation from the school
4. Deserving student of academic talent and/or financial need
5. Final selection will be made by the Buena Vista Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star Selection Committee.
7. Return application to the school counselor’s office by date specified on front of application packet.

Scholarship Application 

Name: ______________________________________________________________________                                 
Last First Middle

Address:  ____________________________________________________________________
            Street/P.O. Box         City           State          Zip       County

School(s) of Acceptance: ______________________________________________________
                                Attach a copy of an acceptance letter.

Give a brief statement of your future educational plans and career goals.  Use additional space if necessary.

________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________



Robinson Family Farms Scholarship

This scholarship is for a deserving high school senior who plans to earn a college degree and then return to Marion County.  Scholarship is based on scholarship, character, service, involvement, and a standing commitment to Marion County.

Name __________________________________________________________________________

Address __________________________________________________________________________

Date of Birth ________________________  E-mail address __________________________

College you plan to attend (acceptance letter attached) ________________________________________

Overall GPA _____________   

Plan to return to Marion County after college?  

Yes_____ No_____

Please answer the following essay question in 500 words or less:
· How has the time you’ve spent in Marion County impacted your life?  Where do you see yourself in ten years, and how will you benefit Marion County at that time?

Please attach:
· Two letters of reference (may not come from a relative)
· A résumé of your high school activities and service
· An acceptance letter from the college you plan to attend
· Essay

___________________________________________ _______________________________
Student Signature Date




Weber Construction Scholarship
“Construct Your Future”

Mr. Pete Weber wasn’t always crazy about the academic parts of school, but he wasn’t afraid to work hard and get his hands dirty.  He knew that there was a lot to learn in life beyond the classroom, and that he could help people build a future by helping them build their dreams.  Weber Construction, Inc., has allotted $1,000 to a deserving senior who wishes to further his or her education at a technical college in a hands-on field.

Criteria for Eligibility for the Weber Construction Scholarship

1. Nomination by a teacher, principal, or member of selection committee (attach recommendation)
2. Must be a candidate for graduation and show proof of acceptance and enrollment in a technical college
3. Must meet the deadline (on or by the date specified on front of scholarship packet)
4. Final selection will be made by the selection committee based on criteria.

Name:  __________________________________________________________________________
(Last)          (First)            (Middle)

Address:  __________________________________________________________________________
                 Street                                          City                      State           Zip          County

School(s) of Acceptance: ___________________________________________________________________
          Attach a copy of an acceptance letter or certification by the school counselor.

Give a brief statement of your future plans.