Who Can Apply: This scholarship is to be awarded annually to a full-time student at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College. It is the intent of the establishers, that this award only be given to one student per year, max of $1,000. Another $500 will be given for a Discretionary Fund, applied toward Mental Health Counseling needs.
Counseling fund will be monitored and distributed to any URG student demonstrating need, by the Accessibility Office.
a) Student must be a Gallia or Perry county resident
b) Student must have a grade point average of 2.4 or higher
c) Student must complete a required essay
This scholarship is renewable, but each year, a new essay and additional requirements will apply. The scholarship may be used for tuition and fees, room and board, and books. This scholarship will be awarded differently than most. We want to aid someone looking to improve themselves. Someone who has been directly or indirectly impacted by mental illness, addiction, or trauma.
Submission: Your essay response is critical to your application, as the Mindy Pope Memorial Scholarship vision, is to assist individuals who have persevered or been impacted by hardship or a traumatic life event.
Deadline: April 1, 2021