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Scholarship Application

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ELIGIBILITY AND SELECTION:

1. Any student of Decatur County Community High Schools, residing in the Decatur County Community School District or any graduate of these schools within thirty (30) months from the date of graduation, may apply for a scholarship award offered by the Foundation.

2. Application must be submitted by December 11, 2020 to Guidance Counselor Office.

3. Applications are available at the Decatur County Community School Administration Office or from the Guidance Counselors at the Decatur County Community High Schools and website : http://www.dccsfoundation.org

4. Scholarship winners will be determined by the criteria listed on individual scholarship descriptions attached to this application.

5. The Scholarship Selection Committee shall be composed of the following:

  • Two (2) teachers from North Decatur High School
  • Two (2) teachers from South Decatur High School
  • Two (2) current members of the Board of Directors of the Foundation
  • One (1) person from the community who is not in any way an employee or board member of the Decatur County Community Schools and not a board member of the Foundation.

The teachers representing each high school shall have been employed in their respective high school for at least the past four (4) consecutive years.

In the event that any applicant for scholarship is a relative, by blood or marriage, (including nieces, nephews, or cousins of the first degree) of any member of the selection committee, then that member shall declare a conflict of interest and shall be ineligible to serve upon the selection committee for that year. The board of directors of the Foundation shall appoint a replacement in lieu of the ineligible committee member immediately. Selection committee members may serve no more than two consecutive years, and may not be eligible for reappointment for a period of two years thereafter.

The person selected from the community at large shall serve as the chairman of the selection committee.

6. Scholarships will be at least $1000 and differ according to individual scholarships.

7. Scholarships may be used at any accredited college, university, vocational, or professional training.

8. Scholarships shall be awarded only to the most qualified applicant and shall not attempt to allocate the awards between the graduates of North Decatur and South Decatur High Schools.

NOTE: If applicant has attended a college, university, vocational school or professional school, it is the responsibility of the applicant to have a transcript of those grades attached to the application. 

 

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