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Scholarship opportunity for high school seniors

January 01, 2022 4:27 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

We would like to call your attention to the Carol Strip Whitney Scholarship for gifted childrenThe Columbus Foundation offers more than 300 scholarships, through which they award more than $3.6 million annually! 

  • Candidates must be graduating high school seniors with a minimum 3.25 grade point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale; or graduates with a 3.0 GPA in college.
  • Candidates must be residents of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, or Ohio.
  • Candidates must participate in extracurricular activities.
  • Candidates must be considered gifted, as denoted by the parent ID letter from their school district.
  • Candidates must demonstrate high moral character in his or her daily life.

The application is available now and the deadline is March 1, 2022

Please go to for more details and share the information with any eligible candidates. 

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