Kevin Walker, Michael Whalton, and Charles Mason met last summer to deposit proceeds from the The inaugural Fulton L. Walker, Jr. Scholarship Golf Classic. First year contributions to to the EWVCF Fulton L. Walker Jr. Scholarship Fund totaled $12,500.00 and the new fund hopes to award at least one scholarship in 2018.
Eastern WV Community Foundation offers three new scholarships in 2018
In addition to more than 40 existing scholarships, three new ones were recently established at the Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation. Deadline to apply for any of the Community Foundation scholarships is March 1st and a total of more than $100,000 will be awarded to deserving students.
Graduating seniors from Berkeley County who are carry a 3.0 or better GPA and plan on attending WVU may apply for the $1,250 Fulton L. Walker Jr. Scholarship. The Inspiration Scholarship Fund: In Memory of Thelma Henry and Viola Hedges will offer one $2,000 scholarship to a graduating senior from Jefferson, Berkeley, or Morgan county, who carries a 3.5 GPA and is planning on attending an out-of-state college or university. Cadets any of the squadrons of the West Virginia Wing – Civil Air Patrol may apply for the third new scholarship being offered by the Community Foundation. The award is estimated to be $2,000 and graduating seniors with a GPA of 2.5 or better who have earned the CAP Amelia Earhart award or higher may apply.
Scholarship guidelines, applications, and information about all 44 EWVCF scholarships can be found on the Foundation’s website at https://ewvcf.org/how-to-apply/.