Alleghany Education Foundation

The Alleghany Education Foundation provides

scholarship and enrichment opportunities to students

in Alleghany County.

Alleghany High School Class of 1969 Scholarship

All applicants shall be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

Purpose

The AHS Class of 1969 Scholarship is presented annually to a graduating senior. The $1,000 scholarship is to aid students graduating from Alleghany High School wishing to pursue their education at an accredited institution of higher learning -- 2 or 4 year college, university, community college or trade school. Eligible applicants shall provide evidence of their desire to continue their education and evidence of their character.

Selection Process

The recommendations are made by the appointed scholarship committee.

Criteria

a)   Educational Focus 10%

b)   GPA/Class Rank 20%

c)   References 20%

d)   Community/Program Involvement 15%

e)   School Activities 15%

f)     Financial Need 20%

The first runner-up will be selected in the event the original recipient should forfeit the rights to the scholarship.

Announcement

The scholarship will be awarded each year during the Awards Assembly at Alleghany High School by a 1969 Class Representative.

Dates to Remember

Applications will be due as required by the AHS Guidance Counselor. Call 336-372-5095 for the exact date.

May/June       Announcement of winner at Awards Assembly. The winner signs an acceptance letter in the Guidance Counselors Office.

Aug/Sept.       Recipient has college to notify the Alleghany Educational

Foundation and notify Karen Leys.

Payment

The Alleghany County Educational Foundation shall pay the scholarship funds directly to the recipient’s educational institution when enrollment is confirmed. 

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Post Office Box 33 Sparta, North Carolina 28675

Phone: 336.372.6675