Applications Now Being Accepted for the FCE M. Katherine Jones Memorial Fund Scholarship

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New Castle County Association  for Family and Community Education

Announce the



  1. The grant, in the amount of $300, known as the M. Katherine Jones Memorial Fund, is administered by the new Castle County Association for Family and Community Education.
  2. It shall be awarded to a New Castle County resident who has graduated or is graduating from high school, and has been accepted at an accredited Delaware college or university.
  3. The applicant must provide a statement of why he/she wants the scholarship.
  4. The applicant must provide a statement of community service and school accomplishments. If a member of a club such as 4-H, provide information about accomplishments as a member of this organization.
  5. The applicant must supply names and addresses of three references one of which may be a representative from the club/organization of which the applicant was a member.
  6. The applicant should arrange for a copy of the latest transcript (high school or college) to be sent to the chairperson of the memorial fund committee.
  7. The grant shall be a gift for one year.
  8. Reapplication in subsequent years can be considered.
  9. Application must be made by July 1 for the upcoming academic year.

If no applicant is accepted for the academic year, the New Castle County Association for Family and Community Education may determine how the fund should be distributed.

Please submit applications to the NCC Office. If you have any questions, please call 302-831-1239.

Maria Pippidis

County Director and Extension Educator, Family and Consumer Science

University of Delaware New Castle County Cooperative Extension

461 Wyoming Rd. Suite 131

Newark, DE  19716


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