Benjamin Elo Memorial Scholarship Endowment Fund – 1207
Fund Type: Endowment Scholarship Fund
For a varsity athlete with a 3.0 minimum GPA who intends to pursue a 4-year degree. Applicants must exhibit good citizenship, be involved in their church, and be involved in community service. Applicants must be a resident of Morgan County or have participated in the Ben Elo Memorial Soccer Camp. Two additional references and an additional essay required.
Purpose & Qualifications: The Benjamin Elo Memorial Scholarship provides a $5,000 scholarship to a graduating senior who has a 3.0 or higher GPA on a 4-point scale who will be attending a four-year accredited public or private educational institution. Applicants must be a varsity athlete, exhibit good citizenship in their sports activity within school, be involved in their church, and be involved in community service organizations and activities. Applicants must have participated in the Ben Elo Memorial Soccer Camp or be Morgan County residents. Students attending the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana will also receive special consideration in the selection process. Applicants must provide three letters of reference: one from a coach, one from a pastor, and one from either a leader of a community organization or someone on the staff or faculty at school. Applicants must also write an additional essay of 500 words or less on: How your faith affects how you live and the choices you make.