Franklin H. Isham Memorial Scholarship

Frank Horace Isham was born in 1893 in Williston, Vermont. A graduate of UVM, Isham taught mathematics at several state schools in Vermont and New York. After completing a master’s at Columbia University, Isham taught at the J.Y. Normal School in Potsdam, NY, the Olean New York School, and Stonybrook School on Long Island. In 1935, he joined the New York Life Insurance Company, where he worked until his death in 1959. His wife, Olive Wilcox, created this scholarship in 2005 to honor Mr. Isham’s memory.


Eligibility:
- Reside in Franklin County
- Have graduated from a Franklin County high school
- Attend an accredited postsecondary school approved for federal Title IV funding
- Seek education or training (academic, vocational, technical, artistic) in any area
- Enroll at least half-time (minimum 6 credits/semester)
- Demonstrate academic achievement (minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale)
- Demonstrate financial need

Requirements:
- Financial need
- Academic achievement
- Essays

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