Alleghany Education Foundation

The Alleghany Education Foundation provides

scholarship and enrichment opportunities to students

in Alleghany County.

Walter Fank Osborne, Jr.

MGen Thomas A. Benes, USMC (Ret)

Scholarship

Purpose

This annual scholarship of $500 is to aid a senior from Alleghany High School with limited resources but a desire to further his or her education. The graduate must be accepted by an accredited two or four year college or university, with a goal of completing their education in the field of mechanical engineering or aviation.


Selection Procedures

The selection is made by the members of the Walter F. Osborne, Jr. Detachment 1298 Marine Corps League.

Criteria

Definite need for financial assistance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50%

Scholastic Achievement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40%

Matriculation in mechanical engineering or aviation field . . . 10%


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 Awards Day at Alleghany High School by the Detachment Commandment or designated representative. After the winner is announced, he or she will be expected to sign an acceptance in the Guidance Office.

Dates to Remember

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

May/June

Announce winner at the Awards Assembly. The winner signs an acceptance in the Guidance Counselors Office.

August/September

Recipient has college to notify Karen Leys.

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Post Office Box 33 Sparta, North Carolina 28675

Phone: 336.372.6675