The D.C. Cornelius Memorial Scholarship was established in 2005 to provide scholarships to worthy graduating high school seniors from Forbush High School. The scholarship may provide a two-year renewable award for students to attend an accredited technical or community college who will pursue a two-year associate degree, or certificate or diploma in an
area of study requiring one year to complete. Those students completing one-year programs will receive a one-year scholarship. Scholarships will be applied to the cost of undergraduate tuition, fees, room and board, and other college expenses.
To receive consideration, applicants must:
-Be graduating high school seniors from Forbush High School
-Have a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 2.8
-Demonstrate dedication to school and community service
-Demonstrate character, leadership, and compassion for all people
-Attend one of the following community colleges: Alamance, Catawba Valley, Davidson County, Forsyth Technical, Guilford Technical, Mitchell, Rowan-Cabarrus, Surry Community, or Wilkes Community
-Be U.S. citizens
-Demonstrate financial need, but not restricted to lower family incomes
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.