SCHOLARSHIP DETAILS

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Scholarship Details:
  • The scholarship was established in 2017 to honor the life and memory of our beloved son and brother.

  • A scholarship recipient may only receive a maximum of one (1) scholarship from the Lewis “Eddie” Winstead Memorial Fund, Inc.

  • The scholarship, awarded annually, is up to $1,000.

  • Scholarship awards will be announced on February 19th of each year.

  • The Scholarship award year shall be defined as February 20th to January 31st. Scholarship recipients will be notified by letter from the Winstead Family.

  • Scholarship award money will be deposited directly to the university, college or institution of higher learning to which the student is attending.

  • Students will be required to provide proof of enrollment before the award will be granted.

 

Scholarship Application Requirements:

A completed application must be mailed to by January 31st (postmarked):

Lewis “Eddie” Winstead Memorial Fund, Inc.

1084 Bowmantown Rd.

Roxboro, NC, 27574

  1. Provide an essay (in 500 words or less) explaining the importance of obtaining a college education.

    • Also, include in the essay why it is vital to stay away from drugs and excessive use of alcohol.

  2. An official copy of the high school transcript and grade report from the school currently attended or most recently attended.

    • The official school transcript must list all grade points earned and academic coursework completed to date.

    • Cumulative GPA must be a minimum of 3.0. 

  3. One (1) letter of recommendation required  

    • Recommendation should be from a teacher, school administrator, counselor, clergy, work supervisor, or military supervisor (active, reserve or National Guard)

    • Recommendation should address the qualifications and academic aptitude of the scholarship applicant.

    • Recommendation may not be from immediate family members, close family friends, blood relatives, or relationships by marriage.

  4. A recent photo should be submitted with your application (photo will only be used if you are awarded the scholarship on the Charity’s website)

  5. Acceptance letter for the confirmed post-secondary institution the applicant will attend will be needed before the scholarship will be awarded (but does not have to be submitted with the application).

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