James Dewalt & Susan Ebersole Novinger Scholarship

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This scholarship is for graduating seniors from Dauphin County Technical School, Central Dauphin East, Central Dauphin High School, Bishop McDevitt High School, and Harrisburg Christian School entering any degree program at an accredited post-secondary educational institution.  This is a two-year scholarship.  The source of funds for this scholarship is from the Rotary Club of Colonial Park Foundation. The Foundation will receive this donation from a donor and will then be responsible for distribution and follow-up to a qualified candidate under the following terms.

This is a two-year scholarship if all criteria is met. The amount of the award for an academic year can be up to one thousand two hundred fifty ($1,250) including tuition, and fees.  The recipient of the scholarship must have a financial need. Income that is not awarded shall accrue and be available for future distribution(s) at the discretion of the Foundation.  Scholarships are based upon funds being received each year from the donor and could be subject to change.

The Foundation shall consider students meeting the following criteria:  Students must have unmet financial need.  Students must be enrolled full time in college to be eligible.  The student must show proof to the Foundation that he or she has been accepted to an accredited post-secondary educational institution with a minimum of six (6) credits for each semester for an education degree before the scholarship shall be awarded.  The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA overall while attending college.  The student may be a recipient of another scholarship.  The award may not be given for an additional academic year. 

The recipient shall submit the invoice from the college to the Foundation for direct payment to the college they are
attending. Funds will be issued at the beginning of the first semester for an amount up to one thousand two hundred fifty ($1,250) for tuition and fees, or less if the semester costs are less. The total award may not be more than two
thousand five hundred ($2,500) over a two-year period. Any cost to the individual student over the scholarship award will be the responsibility of the student.
At the beginning of the second year, first semester, if all criteria has been met during the first year of college, one
thousand two hundred fifty ($1,250) shall be submitted directly to the college the student is attending. Total amount of the two-year scholarship can be no more than two thousand five hundred ($2,500)
***If there is no activity in this scholarship award for one (1) year from date student is notified they have been awarded the scholarship, the scholarship will terminate, and no funds will be released from that date forward. ***

The applications submitted will be reviewed and decision of award will be based in order on financial need, community service, school service and academic achievement with a minimum GPA of 3.0

The winning student of this scholarship shall be notified no later than twenty-five (25) days from the date applications were due.