For 2021-2022, the Blowing Rock Community Foundation, Inc. has earmarked monies to fund the following new scholarships: one $2000 scholarship (Marty and Ted Couch Scholarship), one $5,000 scholarship (Tessien Family Scholarship), and one $15,000 scholarship (Jane and Dan Wolfe Scholarship). These scholarships will be available for distribution for up to eight semesters of undergraduate education. Example: the $2000 scholarship will be payable at $1000 each semester. These scholarships are established to honor Blowing Rock students attending institutions of higher education – community college, technical school or two/four year colleges and universities. Qualifications for these scholarships are as follows:
Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of merit (scholarship, extracurricular/community service/work experiences, leadership, and character) and need (family resources and income, other siblings in college, family circumstances, other available financial aid, and any other relevant information).
Applications must be completed online at blowingrockcf.org and must include a recent photo. Applications will not be accepted in any other format, after the April 16th deadline, and/or without all information included.
Interviews will be held on Wednesday, May 5th and Thursday, May 6th from 4:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. at the Blowing Rock Community Library.
The online application may be completed below
Questions regarding Blowing Rock Community Foundation Scholarships?
Contact: Susie Greene, Vice Chair, Blowing Rock Community Foundation
Questions regarding Computer Input/Usage for the Scholarship Application?
Contact: Sallie Aceto