Juanita Jane Rucker Humanities Scholarship

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Requirements: 4-year program, possible renewal


Juanita Rucker was a teacher of English and the Arts for many years in the New Castle Community School System. This scholarship was established through Miss Rucker’s estate after her death in May of 2005.

This award is a scholarship to a graduating senior from New Castle High School enrolled in an accredited college or university on a four-year program. The award is renewable for up to three years at the discretion of the selection committee.


1. General Application

2. Personal Data (may attach resume or additional page as needed)

3. Transcript

4. College Acceptance Letter

5. Two Recommendation Forms or letters (from High School Principal, High School Guidance Counselor, Teacher, Minister, Employer, etc.)


1. Application is incomplete (missing any of the above attachments)

2. Application is not submitted by the due date: February 3, 2020, 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 one installment at the beginning of the fall semester after the student has turned in a thank you note 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.


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