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Frequently Asked Questions...

Q: I go to school in Wells County, but I do not live in Wells County; what scholarships can I apply for?

A: Norwell HS-L&H Decker, Six Mile, Sellers Manchester Univ., Zadylak

    SW HS-Cole, Six Mile, Sellers Manchester Univ., Paddlefish, Kelsay

    Bluffton HS-Six Mile, Sellers Manchester Univ., Zadylak

    Huntington HS-L&H Decker

(read criteria first before applying)

Q: I live in Wells County but attend an out-of-county high school. Are there any scholarships I can apply to?

A: No (unless it is for college scholarships)

Q: What can I expect when I've been notified that I have received a Wells County Foundation Scholarship?

A: After you receive a letter notifying you of your award, read the letter carefully to see what the next step should be.

Q: What do I do after I've received my scholarship award?

A: Submit your tuition invoice statement from your college to

Q: How long until I can expect to see my scholarship award money?

A: Once you have turned in your tuition invoice statement, please allow 7-10 business days to process.

Q: Can I apply for scholarships after high school?

A: Yes! Look for our scholarship postdate (February 1) to see if you qualify for our adult scholarships. 

Q: Can I send a thank you note? And where do I send it?

A: Absolutely! We will make sure the donor and Board of Directors sees it. Address note to The Wells County Foundation and attention Kaitlyn McNally (Scholarship Manager) or to the Board of Directors.

Q: Do I have to use my entire scholarship right away?

A: No! We hold scholarship awards for 2 years. If you don't need to use the money right away, just let Kaitlyn McNally ( know and she will note your account. If you decide to defer a year from college, the same applies. 

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