Elmer and Rosa Lee Collins Scholarship

The Elmer and Rosa Lee Collins Scholarship was established in September 2006 by Elmer H. Collins to provide a college scholarship to a worthy graduating high school senior from a Forsyth County high school who will attend an accredited four-year college or university. The scholarship may provide a renewable award for four consecutive years. Scholarships will be applied to the cost of tuition, fees, room and board, and other college expenses. To receive consideration, applicants must: -Attend a Forsyth County high school and reside in The Winston-Salem’s Foundation service area -Be a graduating high school senior -Have a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 and a transcript reflecting a challenging course selection -Demonstrate financial need, but not restricted to lower incomes (student's merit will be considered to a greater degree) -Demonstrates character and purpose as evidenced in school, community, church, and work activities For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $3,000
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes

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