BEFORE YOU START
By completing and submitting scholarship applications, you place yourself in a pool of equally talented students who are all vying for these scholarship awards. Your application(s) must represent your absolute best effort!
FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY! Each scholarship has unique requirements. Submit what is requested and PROOFREAD everything! Typos and missing materials can cost you a scholarship.
scholarship opportunities for those other than graduating seniors
(If you are a high school senior you are not eligible for the following scholarships)
THE WELLS COUNTY FOUNDATION, INC.
222 WEST MARKET STREET
BLUFFTON, IN 46714
If transcripts are required, they must include grades from the most recent semester completed (i.e. Spring 2024).
Ignite Your Future 2-year Degree or Certification Scholarship- Word doc— Provides scholarships to graduating seniors who reside in Wells County pursing a degree or certification in a field related to advanced manufacturing, industrial technology, machine tool technology, or engineering, sales or marketing, organizational leadership, or entrepreneurship. Ignite2yr-GoogleDoc
Emma J. Liddy Memorial Scholarship-Word doc — Provides scholarships to Wells County residents who plan to enter into a field of study in healthcare. Preference will be given to applicants who describe how childhood illness has impacted their childhood and led to the decision of a profession in healthcare. Liddy-GoogleDoc
We have grouped the scholarships listed below into one application!
K. Robert Ehrman Educational Scholarship— First priority will be given to those students planning to teach instrumental music. If there are no qualified candidates, then scholarships will be available to all education majors planning to teach at the elementary or secondary level. Candidates may be completing undergraduate work or continuing education at the postgraduate level.
Mary V. Reinhard Scholarship— Awards scholarships to individuals who have completed two years of full-time study and are pursuing a degree in elementary or secondary education, intending to enter the teaching profession.