Clay V. & Jennie Ree Watson Scholarship Fund

Community Foundation of Louisville


Grant amount: US $2,500

Anticipated deadline: Mar 15, 2019

Applicant type: Undergraduate Student

Funding uses: Scholarship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Kentucky

Minimum GPA: 2.5

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Overview:

Mr. & Mrs. Watson taught in McLean County, Kentucky for many years and left a bequest to establish a scholarship fund to help educate the needy in their county. This scholarship fund will provide grants to help defray the post-secondary educational expenses for residents of McLean County, Kentucky.

The Community Foundation of Louisville is the largest charitable foundation in Kentucky with over $448 million in assets and more than 1,370 different funds, each with a charitable purpose defined by the donor. In 2015, the Community Foundation made over 10,500 grants totaling $49 million to local, national and international nonprofits.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • Resident of McLean County, Kentucky
  • Enrolled full-time to attend an accredited two or four-year college, university, or trade school
  • Cumulative 2.5 GPA
  • Demonstrate financial need