Roger Burke Scholarship
Requirements: Nursing major, financial need
Roger Burke was a resident of New Castle and a graduate of New Castle High School with the Class of 1951. Roger was a college graduate and taught elementary level at schools in South America, as well as Texas and New Mexico. He retired from teaching at the Richmond School System. Roger loved to travel and had traveled extensively to many countries and had collected art and cultural items from many countries.
Upon his death in 2004, Roger had directed his estate to establish a scholarship for New Castle High School seniors who intend to pursue a career in nursing and who demonstrates financial need.
REQUIRED ATTACHMENTS IN THIS ORDER (no staples):
1. General Application
2. Personal Data
3. Financial Questionnaire
5. College Acceptance Letter
6. Two Reccomendation Forms or letters (from High School Principal, High School Guidance Counselor, Teacher, Minister, Employer, etc.)
SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED IF:
1. Application is incomplete (missing any of the above attachments)
2. Application is not arranged in the above stated order
3. Application is stapled
4. Application is not received at the Foundation office by the due date: March 11, 2013, 5pm
Scholarship Award Range- $$$
If student does NOT attend a university or college, all money awarded shall be reimbursed to the scholarship fund.
Payments will be paid in two installments, the first in the fall semester, the second in the spring semester after the student has turned in grades to the Foundation Office.
IMPORTANT: The Henry County Community Foundation will not send checks to the college choice until a thank you has been received at the foundation, addressed to the individual provided on the award letter. The foundation will mail the thank you note/card to the appropriate individual.
Completed application and attachments must be submitted to:
Henry County Community Foundation, Inc.
700 South Memorial Drive, P.O. Box 6006
New Castle, IN 47362