All about PetCare/Steve Zerkel Memorial Scholarship

Scholarship Description

EligibilityThe award will be given to a graduating senior from a high school located in Middletown, Madison Township, Franklin, or Carlisle who will be studying animal/veterinary sciences or another animal-related field such as grooming skills at any institution of higher learning including, but not limited to, universities, vocational universities, community colleges, liberal arts colleges, institutes of technology, and other post-secondary institutions, such as vocational schools, trade schools, and career colleges, that award academic degrees or professional certifications. Student selection will be based on good academic performance in high school. All applicants are required to have volunteered at least 10 hours for the Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) Adoption Center, Inc. Financial need is not a consideration. The scholarship is renewable and may be applied to undergraduate and, if applicable, graduate studies. Award AmountInitially, the award amount will be $500 or the maximum allowed under the Distribution Policy of the Middletown Community Foundation based on the fund’s balance, whichever is less. When the fund reaches a balance of $15,000, the scholarship award shall increase to $600. In the future, when the fund balance increases to allow multiple awards of $500 each, multiple awards at that level may be made.Use of Funds Funds may only be used for educational expenses: tuition, books, fees, supplies, or room and board.Selection Selection will be made by the Middletown Community Foundation Scholarship Selection Committee.

Year of Need: College Freshman,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 1

Min Award: 500

Max Award: 600

Deadline: 2022-03-01


Sponsoring Organization Middletown Community Foundation
300 North Main Street, Suite 300
Middletown, OH 45042

Contact Person:

Phone: 513-424-7369

Fax: 513-424-7555