Emerson Memorial Scholarship

The Emerson family made their home in Lexington in the early 1900's. Raymond Emerson owned Emerson Furniture. His son, Wilber Emerson graduated from Lexington High School in 1927, graduated from college with a degree in Mortuary Science and came to practice as a mortician until he was enlisted in the army in 1942. In his will, Wilbur directed funds to establish the scholarship fund in memory of both he and his father. Eligibility:-Must be a Lexington high school graduate who has completed at least two years of college-Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher-Must have participated in fine arts activities, extracurricular, or community service-Must be able to demonstrate financial need For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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Award Amount: $1,000
Competitive: Yes
Essay required: Yes