CHERYL D. CONKLING MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Ms. Cheryl Conkling loved education and music. She excelled in them despite the physical hardships she suffered from gamma globulin anemia and hearing loss. Ms. Conkling was a brilliant student and graduated Summa Cum Laude from college. This scholarship fund supports students with hearing or other physical hardships who have demonstrated a love for education.
Must live or attend school in either Windsor, Colorado; Conroe, Texas; Wilkinson County, Mississippi; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; or West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana
Must be enrolling full-time into an accredited university or college
Preference may be given to students with hearing or other physical impairments, students not receiving other substantial aid, and/or students in Louisiana
The award is a four-year scholarship, payable $1,500 per semester for eight consecutive semesters, for a total award of $12,000.
Academic transcript from previous semester
ACT/SAT score report
Proof of financial need [i.e. FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) showing Expected Family Contribution (EFC)] Click here for FAFSA form
Letter of recommendation from a teacher or principal
Essay that details the applicant’s background, interests, and future plans
SEE SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTORY FOR IMPORTANT DATES