Marion Technical College Scholarship

Scholarship Description

Minimum Requirements. The scholarship recipient must:  1. Be at least 25 years of age as of the date of his or her application.  2. Be the first person in his or her immediate family to attend college.  3. Be registered to attend Marion Technical College of Marion, Ohio.    4. Have timely prepared and filed the application and accompanying documents designated by the Marion Community Foundation for this scholarship.  5. Submit a letter of recommendation from who is not a relative of the applicant. Criteria for selection among applicants who meet the minimum requirements:  1. Academic Achievement.  His or her class ranking, his or her grade point average, and the relative difficulty of his or her courses will show the applicant’s prior academic achievement.  2. Financial Need. The applicant’s financial need will be considered and it will be measured by the cost of the education as compared to the applicant’s financial resources.  3. Community Service and School Citizenship. The applicant’s commitment to the his or her community and his or her school will be demonstrated by the applicant’s service, citizenship, and involvement in extra-curricular activities.    4. Special Skills. A brief essay, a possible interview, and the applicant’s academic achievements will demonstrate the applicant’s aptitude for and commitment to excellent communications.  5. No Prejudice. In making the selection, the committee shall not consider the applicant’s race, age, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity or disabilities.  6. No Relatives. This scholarship shall not be awarded to applicants who are close relatives of any of the following: R. Andrew Harper, a member of the Selection Committee, a member of the Board of Trustees of Marion Community Foundation, or an employee of the Marion Community Foundation. For purposes of this paragraph, a “close relative” is a spouse, child, stepchild, parent, grandchild, sibling, first cousin, niece, nephew, aunt, or uncle.

Year of Need: College Freshman,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 1

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2018-03-18


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

Contact Person:

Phone: 740-387-9704

Fax: 740-375-0665