Harbaugh Scholarship Guidelines and Criteria
Unified School District No. 273
2020 N. Independence, P.O. Box 547 Beloit, Kansas 67420
(785) 738-3261 phone (785) 738-4103 fax
SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED TO HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES AND STUDENTS ENROLLED AT A FOUR YEAR INSTITUTION AND TO STUDENTS ENROLLED AT A ONE OR A TWO YEAR INSTITUTION LEARNING BEYOND 12TH GRADE LEVEL. NO AWARDS WILL BE GIVEN FOR WORK BEYOND THE BACHELOR'S DEGREE LEVEL. APPLICANTS MUST BE RESIDENTS OF MITCHELL COUNTY OR HAVE GRADUATED FROM A MITCHELL COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL.
The Harbaugh Scholarship Fund was created by the late Eulalie Harbaugh in memory of her parents George and Ella Longworth Harbaugh, early day Mitchell County, Kansas citizens and Beloit, Kansas residents.
Scholarships are awarded to high school graduates and students enrolled at a four year institution and to students enrolled at a one or two year institution of high learning beyond the 12th grade level. No awards will be given for work beyond the Bachelor’s degree level. Applicants must be residents of Mitchell County or have graduated from a Mitchell County high school.
Instructions for Page 1 of the application:
The applicant is to submit a short, typewritten narrative answer to the following statements. This page should be carefully and thoughtfully written as the scholarship committee will only see this narrative page. Do not include any identification on this page! The scholarship committee will judge the applications before any identities are known.
Explain why you should be considered for this scholarship.
Explain your specific need for the scholarship.
Describe how you plan to use the scholarship funds.(Include the school you are enrolled in for next year.)
Describe your goals for completing your education.
Describe your career goals and objectives.
Include your school and community activities, work experience and GPA (Do not attach a resume. Include all information on this one page, please.)
Your name or reference to family is only on the cover sheet.
Include your official, complete transcript from the high school or university you attended this past year.
PROCEDURES FOR SUBMITTING APPLICATIONS:
When this form is completed, the applicant must submit their application on or before 5:00 p.m. Monday, June 8, 2020.
Please deliver or mail to USD 273 Board of Education Office
2020 N. Independence Ave
P.O. Box 547
Beloit, KS 67420