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Chamber Funded Scholarship

The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce partnered with Shelby County Industrial Foundation and Shelby County Associated Industries to fund a scholarship program for graduating seniors in the community as well as adult learners. With the desire to come back to Shelby County to make an impact on our community, we have selected community members to help award scholarships locally.

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO DONATE TO THE COMMERCE ENHANCEMENT SCHOLARSHIP FUND TO HELP PROVIDE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO SHELBY COUNTY STUDENTS DESIRING TO RETURN TO SHELBY COUNTY AFTER GRADUATION, PLEASE CONTACT BETH FOR DETAILS!

Shelby County Chamber of Commerce

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Shelby County Chamber of Commerce

Adult Learner Community College Scholarship

Description:   The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce will award scholarships to students currently pursuing postsecondary education at the Jefferson Community and Technical College Shelby County Campus (JCTC-SCC). This scholarship will be available to students pursuing technical education program pathways.

Scholarships must be used for tuition, books, lab and technology fees at JCTC-SCC. Students utilizing PELL for student loans are eligible. Students utilizing work ready scholarships can use their scholarship for books fees not covered by the “Last Dime” basis or after. Any funds not utilized will be returned to the Chamber. Students making schedule adjustments prior to January 1, 2023 must inform the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce as well.

 

APPLICATIONS DUE BY: OCTOBER 31, 2022

Shelby County Chamber of Commerce

APPLICATIONS CLOSED

Shelby County Chamber of Commerce

The Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Scholarship is designed to assist a Shelby County student who intends to pursue a postsecondary degree in a technical field. Preference will be given to applicants expressing a strong desire to return to Shelby County upon completion of training and/or attainment of the desired degree. The scholarship monies will be awarded toward tuition and/or required books used in the course work at an accredited institution.

  • The applicant must be a senior.
  • The applicant must have successfully completed a minimum of 4 credits within one career path at the Shelby County Area Technology Center, Shelby County High School, Martha Layne Collins High School or equivalent.
  • The applicant must express a desire to obtain a career in Shelby County following their postsecondary training.
  • The applicant must be accepted in a program at an accredited institution.
  • Applicants committing to a career based in Shelby County following their postsecondary training will be given preferential treatment

Avery Farmer Scholarship

The Avery Farmer Scholarship is designed to assist a Martha Layne Collins High School student who
intends to pursue a postsecondary degree. The scholarship monies will be awarded toward tuition
and/or required books used in the course work at an accredited institution.
One student from Martha Layne Collins High School will be awarded a one-time $5000.00 award. One
student from Shelby County High School will be awarded a one time $2500.00 award. Scholarship stipends
are paid to the institution one time at the beginning of the first term and are non-renewable. The
scholarship must be used during the year for which it was presented. Scholarship recipients must notify
the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce of their intent to use scholarship funds by August 1, 2022 or
the scholarship will be withdrawn and the monies awarded to an alternate applicant.

Eligibility
Applicants must meet the following requirements:
● The applicant must be a Martha Layne Collins High School senior.
● The applicant must express a passion for people and be able to articulate how he/she has “loved
big like Avery”.
● The applicant must be accepted in a program at an accredited institution.

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