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Scholarship Applications Due March 31

Russell County Area Community Foundation LogoThe Russell County Area Community Foundation has announced the availability of scholarship dollars for area high school seniors and college students for the 2014-2015 school year.

Scholarships are available through several different funds at the Foundation.

The Foundation is using a new online system to process scholarships. Applications should be submitted at www.rcacf.net and must be received by March 31, 2014. Please direct questions to JennyStack@gscf.org.

  • The Sean Paul Banks Memorial Scholarship: For students in good standing qualifying for graduation from Russell High School (RHS).
  • The Adolph Boehler Student Aid Fund: For RHS students attending accredited post-secondary institutions.
  • The Doran and Bina Dole Scholarship: Two $2,500 scholarships, one renewable for four years, for RHS students attending accredited post-secondary schools, with preference to those students with documented disabilities.
  • The Kenneth V. Dumler Memorial Scholarship: For RHS students attending accredited post-secondary institutions.
  • The Joshua Scholarship: For RHS graduates up to 30 years old attending accredited post-secondary institutions. Fourteen $1,000 scholarships are available.
  • The Murphy Memorial Scholarship: For high school seniors living in the Gorham Telephone Company's service area (USD 299, 392, 399, 407 and 432) attending accredited post-secondary institutions.
  • The David Ochs Memorial: For RHS students attending accredited post-secondary institutions.
  • The Pohlman Family Scholarship: For high school seniors of USD 407 or USD 399 attending accredited post-secondary institutions.
  • The Paul E. Ruggels Memorial Scholarship: For students who have graduated from Russell High School or Natoma High School who have completed their first academic year of post-secondary education.
  • The Ervin and Denzell Zimmerman Memorial Scholarship: For seniors graduating from RHS intending to enroll in a full-time course of study at a four-year college or university seeking a degree in the college of education or agriculture.
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