The Ross Mathews Scholarship
The Optimist Club of Hillsboro offers this scholarship to a graduating Hillsboro High School senior or home schooled graduate who lives in the Hillsboro High School attendance area. It is a $2000 award.
The candidate must:
Be a graduating Hillsboro High School senior or home-schooled student (who lives in the Hillsboro High School attendance area).
Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
Be US citizen or permanent legal resident.
Have been accepted to a 2 or 4 year accredited school the US with a major in human health or mortuary science.
Have submitted an essay of 300-500 words describing the chosen career path and the events that drove the choice.
Be available to be interviewed by the Optimist selection board.
Applications are made available in the first quarter of each year. The scholarship is awarded in April/May.