The Reeves Memorial Scholarship has been established by the Reeves Family with matching funds from Champion International to honor the memory of a family of educators. This scholarship has been established to perpetuate the dream of providing the best teacher for every child. The recipient must plan to pursue a career in teaching. The Reeves Memorial Scholarship is a one – time $500 award.
• Students must be a graduating senior from Haywood County Schools.
• Students must be planning to enroll in a program leading to a degree in education.
• Students must have an overall 2.5 or better G.P.A.
BASIS OF SELECTION
Selection will be based upon potential for success in a course of study leading to a degree in education. Factors considered in the selection process include but are not limited to: financial need, academic performance, commitment to teach in North Carolina, recommendations and interview. The selection committee will make a recommendation for the recipient of the scholarship. The Board of Directors of the Foundation will make the final decision on the recipient of this scholarship. The Board’s decision shall be final. The Haywood County Schools Foundation, Inc., a tax-exempt charitable foundation, will administer the scholarship fund.
PAYMENT OF AWARDS
Payment of scholarship awards will be made at the beginning of the school year or at the beginning of each semester. Checks will be made payable to the school for student’s account and will be forwarded to the financial aid office. A copy of the previous semester grades is required to be submitted to the Foundation before further payment will occur.