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Beistle Company Scholarship

The Beistle Scholarship Fund of the Franklin County Community Foundation, a regional foundation of TFEC, is a scholarship for legal dependents (natural or adopted) of full-time employees of the Beistle Company. If there are no eligible children, or if funds are available beyond those needed; second preference may be given to students graduating from Shippensburg High School, if there are no such students, third preference may be given to children graduating from other high schools within a 30 mile radius of Shippensburg.   

 

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Deadline

March 15


Award

One Winner/ Up to $500

Scholarship FAQs

Criteria

  1. Applicants must be accepted for admission to an accredited college or university or graduate school. 
  2. Applicants must demonstrate academic promise and financial need as determined by the Advisory Committee. 
  3. Academic achievement in high school, community involvement, and citizenship will serve as determining factors in the selection process. 
  4. Applicants may be required to attend a personal interview with representatives of the Advisory Committee. 
  5. Supplemental documents. This may include a resume, letter(s) of recommendation, transcript, FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR), or other scholarship-specific documents. Specific requirements are noted in the application.

Renewability

This scholarship will automatically renew for four consecutive academic years (eight semesters) provided the recipient remain a full-time student at the approved school; complete a minimum of 12 credit hours (or the equivalent thereof) per semester; and achieve a minimum grade point average of, or equivalent to, 2.5 on a 4.0 scale at the conclusion of the first year, and a GPA of 3.0 at the conclusion of the second and third years.  

Students must submit their transcript and tuition bill each semester for renewal of the award. Should the GPA requirement not be met, the student will be placed on probation. Failure to regain the required GPA after one academic semester will result in the loss of the scholarship.  

This scholarship will be revoked if the recipient: participates in any activity which results in destruction of property or causes personal injury, is convicted of illegal drug usage or any felony or is placed on academic or social probation or the equivalent thereof by the school attended. 

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