Scholarships for Adults & Non-Traditional Students
The Hancock County Community Foundation offers educational support for non-traditional (or adult) students who are seeking post-secondary training or schooling to improve their career prospects. Whether you delayed post-secondary enrollment, work full time, are a single parent, don’t have a traditional high school diploma, or are a military veteran, these scholarships are for you. The application is open year-round at giveHCgrowHC.org until all funds are used.
At this point in time, the funding for 2018 has been expended, except for the Maxwell United Methodist Memorial Scholarship of Hancock County Fund. Applicants must be active members of a Hancock County United Methodist Church in order to apply for this $1,000 scholarship.
If you are interested in applying for this scholarship, please contact Janet White at jwhite@giveHCgrowHC.org or at 317-462-8870, extension 226 for an application.
What You Should Know:
1) Applicants must qualify as an “independent student” as determined by the College Costs Estimator.
2) Applicants must have had their normal course of education interrupted for any reason.
3) Applicants must plan to pursue a post-secondary education credential at the undergraduate level in an online or traditional setting.
4) Recipients will be chosen based on financial need.
5) Applicants will have a personal interview with representatives from Leaders in Navigating Knowledge and the Hancock County Community Foundation.
Adult Re-Education Fund
Established by John and Linda Zimmermann, this scholarship provides support to adults who wish to obtain additional education and/or training in order to increase employment opportunities.
This scholarship was established by Dennis and Evelyn Chapman to honor Dennis’ parents and their belief in higher education.
Nancy King “Dare To Dream” Fund
The purpose of this fund is to honor the Greenfield Kiwanis Club, a group whose members were like family to Nancy, through the provision of scholarships to persons who wish to obtain additional education.
Maxwell United Methodist Memorial Scholarship of Hancock County Fund
When Maxwell United Methodist Church was forced to close, its members used income from its sale to create scholarships.
Helen Roath Memorial Fund
Established by Helen’s husband, Rollo, the fund is intended to help adult students return to the classroom.
Richard and Judith E. White Memorial Fund
Richard, a successful business owner of the local community, and Judith, a Registered Nurse, both supported those that believed in furthering their own career and making a better life for themselves. Their children, Keith White and Stephanie White-Longworth, established a scholarship fund to provide educational support for non-traditional students.
LINK – Leaders in Navigating Knowledge
Whether someone’s goal involves knowing how to pay for college or training, to understanding how to navigate the post-secondary education system, LINK works to help people and businesses connect to the resources they need to keep learning.
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