Important Note: There are three (3) new scholarships for Forest City Area students ONLY! If you are applying for any of the other existing scholarships you MUST use the General Scholarships application.
Application Process: The Scholarship applications can be started by filling out the appropriate form and submitting. Please be advised that although you are submitting your application electronically, there are parts of the application that MUST be submitted through regular mail. Please read the scholarship information carefully. A PDF version is available for downloading at the end of each scholarship forms.
Selection: The Scholarship Committee of the Foundation’s Board of Directors will review all applications making recommendation to the Board for its final approval. Students must be Wayne County residents attending either public or private schools. Selection is based on Academic Achievement and financial need. The Jeri Bigart Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students attending a technical (vocational) school. The Stovall Scholarship is awarded to ‘most academically improved’ Honesdale H.S. Senior. The Swendsen Scholarship is awarded to the highest ranking Honesdale H.S. Senior attending an accredited engineering school. The Earl and Merle Walters and Honesdale Lion’s Club Scholarship is awarded to a graduate of Honesdale High School who is pursuing a degree in Optometry, Ophthalmology, and Special Education Vision Therapy. The scholarship may also support graduate/professional school tuition. The Seelyville Union Sunday School Scholarship is awarded to a graduate of any public or private school graduate residing in Wayne County who will pursue a degree in Theology or who will major in a field that will lead to a missionary vocation. Details for all three (3) new Forest City Area scholarships can be found on each of these scholarship forms.