Edna Shafer and Eleanor Young Memorial GED Scholarship

Established in June 1994 by Eleanor Young to honor the memory of Edna E. Shafer and to encourage college-level study among individuals who have attained GED, and who are currently pursuing a degree.

NOTE: Students must submit a letter of recommendation in order to be considered for this scholarship.

To qualify, students must meet/complete the following:

  • Achieved a GED with a composite score of 550 or better
  • Enrolled in a degree program
  • Enrolled for at least 4 semester hours
  • Minimum 18 years old
  • Financial need

Students must submit a letter of recommendation electronically to their scholarship application in order to be considered for this scholarship.

NOTE: Scholarship funds can be applied towards tuition, fees, and books/required supplies at the Sinclair Bookstore. Funds apply only to charges remaining AFTER Pell Grant/other grants and scholarships have fully applied.

Award
$500
Deadline
Supplemental Questions
  1. Have you received a composite score of 550 (or equivalent) or better on the GED? If you answer yes, you must provide proof of your GED score.
  2. Please provide proof of your GED score.
  3. Applicants are required to upload a letter of recommendation from a teacher, employer, or other reference in order to be considered for this scholarship. Please attach your letter of recommendation here as a PDF, GIF file, or Microsoft Word document.