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Marion Area Auxiliary Scholarship

Scholarship Description

Minimum Requirements. The scholarship recipient must:  1. Be a resident of Marion County, Ohio for at least 18 consecutive months prior to applying.  2. Be registered to attend an accredited College or University located in Ohio which normally maintains a regular faculty and curriculum and normally has a regular enrolled body of pupils or students in attendance at the place where its educational activities are regularly carried on for a course of study that will prepare them for a career in healthcare or medical sciences.  3. Have scored in the upper 50th percentiles of the ACT, SAT or other national standardized test commonly used to select students of the applicant’s planned course of study.  4. Have timely prepared and filed applications designated by the Marion Community Foundation for this scholarship.Criteria for Selection among applicants who meet the minimum requirements:  1. Academic Achievement. The applicant’s prior academic achievement will be shown by his or her class ranking and the relative difficulty of his or her courses.  2. Academic Potential The applicant’s academic potential will be demonstrated by his or her score on the ACT, SAT or other national standardized test commonly used to select students for the applicant’s planned course of study.  3. Financial Need. The financial need of the applicant will be measured by the cost of the education as compared to the applicant’s financial resources.  4. Charitable Works. The applicant’s commitment to the Marion community will be shown by the applicant’s charitable activities.  5. Special Skills. The applicant’s previous activities may demonstrate special skills or talents that will help achieve success in healthcare or medical sciences.  6. No Prejudice. In making the selection, the committee shall not consider the applicant’s race, age, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, or disabilities.  7. No Relatives. The selection committee shall not award a scholarship to an applicant who are member of the Marion Area Auxiliary, Inc., or who is a spouse or child of a member of the Marion Area Auxiliary, Inc. The selection committee shall not award a scholarship to an applicant who is related to any member of the selection committee as a close relative or as the spouse or child of a close relative. For purposes of this paragraph, a close relative is a spouse, parent, child, grandchild, sibling or first cousin.

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 1

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2018-03-18

Website: http://207.7.191.108/sites_cfa/1578/page34041.cfm

Sponsoring Organization Marion Community Foundation
504 South State Street
Marion, OH 43302

Contact Person:

Phone: 740-387-9704

Fax: 740-375-0665

Web: http://207.7.191.108/sites_cfa/1578/page34041.cfm

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