Shelby Kae Russell Scholarship

Deadline is May 1 | The Shelby Kae Russell Scholarship is funded by a permanent endowment that began in 2012 and is dedicated to the memory of sweet Shelby Kae Russell who exhibited goodness, courage, servitude, Godliness and spiritual maturity in the face of a cancer that eventually took her from us on October 2, 2012. Through Shelby's bubbly personality, her selfless caring and her Christian discipline, came happiness for others. The purpose of this endowed gift of $1000 in the Spring of 2017 is to remind, inspire and encourage sweet Shelby's characteristics and to recognize and reward the beneficiary with a cash gift to ease their path to college where the recipient can then enourage, inspire and service others in the same way.

Criteria for Eligibility

Applicant must be a graduating senior from an accredited high school (or home school program licensed/approved by the relevant board of education) in Clarksville - Montgomery County and entering college as a Freshman in the Fall of 2017.

Applicant must have minimum grade point average of 3.0 or have scored 25 or higher on the ACT exam or the equivalent on the College Boards Exam.

Applicant must submit a completed application and return it to Hilldale United Methodist Church by May 1st of the senior year.

Steps to Follow:

Complete the application form. Completing this application form is considered a signature by the student, and confirmation that the student is attesting that he/she has been accepted at the indicated college/university.

Completing this form the applicant is attesting that he/she is an active member of a Christian Church/ Youth Group.

If there are no successful applicants for a given year the money in the Scholarship Fund shall be invested in an interest bearing account and rolled over to be available for the subsequent year.
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Description

Deadline is May 1
The Shelby Kae Russell Scholarship is funded by a permanent endowment that began in 2012 and is dedicated to the memory of sweet Shelby Kae Russell who exhibited goodness, courage, servitude, Godliness and spiritual maturity in the face of a cancer that eventually took her from us on October 2, 2012. Through Shelby's bubbly personality, her selfless caring and her Christian discipline, came happiness for others. The purpose of this endowed gift of $1000 in the Spring of 2017 is to remind, inspire and encourage sweet Shelby's characteristics and to recognize and reward the beneficiary with a cash gift to ease their path to college where the recipient can then enourage, inspire and service others in the same way.

Criteria for Eligibility

Applicant must be a graduating senior from an accredited high school (or home school program licensed/approved by the relevant board of education) in Clarksville - Montgomery County and entering college as a Freshman in the Fall of 2017.

Applicant must have minimum grade point average of 3.0 or have scored 25 or higher on the ACT exam or the equivalent on the College Boards Exam.

Applicant must submit a completed application and return it to Hilldale United Methodist Church by May 1st of the senior year.

Steps to Follow:

Complete the application form. Completing this application form is considered a signature by the student, and confirmation that the student is attesting that he/she has been accepted at the indicated college/university.

Completing this form the applicant is attesting that he/she is an active member of a Christian Church/ Youth Group.

If there are no successful applicants for a given year the money in the Scholarship Fund shall be invested in an interest bearing account and rolled over to be available for the subsequent year.