Kilmer Family Scholarship

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Requirements: Knightstown graduating senior, 2.5 GPA or higher, pursuing a vocational certificate or 2 or 4 year degree, 250-500 word essay answering the question “What are your vocational goals?”

To be used for tuition, room and board, and educational expenses.


  1. Graduating senior from Knightstown High School
  2. Attending an accredited college or university
  3. Pursuing a vocational certificate, or 2- or 4-year degree
  4. 2.5 GPA or higher
  5. 250-500 word essay answering the question, “What are your vocational goals?”


1.         General Application

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

3.         Essay

4.         Transcript

5.         College Acceptance Letter

6.         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.