American Legion, Post 77, Hubert M. Smith Scholarship
The applicant must be the son, daughter, grandson, granddaughter or stepchild of a current member in good standing for 12 months prior to the scholarship deadline, or of a deceased member in good standing at the time of his death, of Hubert M. Smith, Post 77, American Legion. The applicant must be age 23 or less at the time of the application and be a graduating senior or graduate of a public, parochial or private school who intends to enroll in a two-year or four-year degree granting program. **You must submit a letter from the organization’s leadership verifying that you meet criteria**
Amy Duryee Courtenay Scholarship
This scholarship is for a student graduating from either public or private secondary high school in Henderson County who wishes to study nursing or the nursing sciences or medically technical support skills and technologies related to hospital procedures. The recipient must graduate in the top 50% of his or her high school class.
Andrea Davies Skillman Scholarship
This scholarship provides financial assistance for a student of West Henderson High School matriculating to higher education at an accredited institution. A student who enters a Pathways Program, Early College Program or a post-secondary school early are also eligible. Students may be a business or marketing major with entrepreneurial goals. The student must exhibit the primary characteristic of having an entrepreneurial spirit and drive to succeed.
Anthony Kushigian (Normac) Scholarship
Applicant must be a minority student with demonstrated financial need who wishes to pursue his or her education beyond the high school level.
Arthur and Lois Jean Stuenkel Scholarship
Applicant must be a graduating senior seeking to further his or her education beyond high school. Applicant must be in the top 25% of his or her graduating class, must demonstrate financial need, and must have participated in sports or extracurricular activities. Preference is given to members of Grace Lutheran Church in Hendersonville, however others are encouraged to apply.
Arthur R. Hill Memorial Scholarship
Applicant must be a college-bound student from a single-parent home. Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, a community service background, must demonstrate financial need, provide two character references, and demonstrate work ethic and ambition.
Betsy Copolillo and Sam Gash Scholarship
This scholarship is for Hendersonville High School students whose parents are educators. In the event no student of an educator applies for this scholarship, it may be awarded to a student who is majoring in education. Applicant must be a graduating senior at Hendersonville High School who has demonstrated academic promise, who has been accepted at an accredited four-year college, who has financial need and who is the child of a teacher or teacher's aide. If there is no child of a teacher or teacher's aide who meets the criteria, the scholarship may be given to a student who is pursuing teaching as a career and who meets the other criteria.
Bree Elizabeth Miller Memorial Scholarship
Applicant must be a graduate of Hendersonville High School. Financial assistance will be based on need and merit and preference will be given to a student who is pursuing a degree in English or International Studies.
Charlie Renfrow Trust Scholarship
Applicant must be a graduate of a high school located in Henderson County. Applicant must demonstrate financial need in pursuing a post-high school educational or training program at a trade school, technical college, community college, university, graduate school or other recognized educational institution. It is the guiding principle of this scholarship that applicants demonstrate and practice good sportsmanship.
Chat Jones Memorial Scholarship
Applicant must demonstrate financial need and be a resident of Henderson County seeking further education in an accredited degree-granting college or university. Applicant should show promise and be meeting passing grade requirements but may not be in the top of his or her class rank. Consideration will be given to an applicant with special needs connections (either personally or working with).