Scholarships

Scholarship Information

There are six (6) scholarships provided by the Delaware County Sports Heritage Foundation.  The scholarship program was established to assist and encourage the continued education of students who demonstrate a desire to attend a post secondary school. Download your application here: Scholarship Application Download application instructions here: Scholarship Instructions and Information

Eligibility

Applicants Must:
  1. Be a son/daughter, grandson/granddaughter/grandchild of a member of the Delaware County Athletic Hall of Fame or a member of the Board of Directors.
  2. Enroll in the Fall Term of the Scholarship year in a full-time undergraduate course of study at a post secondary school, accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
  3. Enroll in the Fall Term of the Scholarship Year in a full-time undergraduate course of study at a post secondary school, an accredited college/university by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools or a United States military academy.
  4. Be nominated by a member of the Delaware County of Hall of Fame or a member of the Board of Directors.

Scholarships Awarded

  1. Francis Lafferty Hall of Fame Scholarship award is $2,500.
  2. The Roberta “Tootie” Falls Memorial Scholarship award is $1,000.
  3. The Doug DeBord Memorial Scholarship award is $500.
  4. The Morry Mannies Scholarship award is $500.
  5. The James Cartwright Scholarship award is $500.
  6. The Paula Smith Wray Memorial Scholarship award is $500.
  7. The recipient(s) must enter a post-secondary school no later than the Fall Term of the scholarship year.  The scholarship is for one school year of the recipient’s education.
If the scholarship isn’t received, applicants can apply again next year.

Application Procedure

  1. All applicants must be nominated by a member of the Delaware County Hall of Fame, or immediate relative of, or a member of the Board of Directors.
  2. The student must complete the attached application form.  Applicant and nominator must sign the application form.
  3. The student must return the following to the nominator:
    1. Application Form
    2. Official high school and/or college transcripts (if applicable)
  4. The nominator must mail the completed application and supporting documents and the nomination form by the postmark deadline of March 15th of the scholarship year to:
Delaware County Athletic Hall of Fame P.O. Box 425 Muncie, IN  47305   All information submitted is confidential

Selection Process

  1. Selection of the recipient(s) will be based on academic achievement, athletic participation, community service and need.
  2. Applicants will be evaluated on the information supplied; therefore, it is important to answer every question as completely as possible.
  3. The scholarship recipient(s) are selected by the Board of Directors of the Hall of Fame.
  4. Only the recipient(s) will be notified by May 1st of the selection year.
  5. The recipient(s) will be our guest at the Hall of Fame Induction banquet in May where he/she will receive their award.

Payment of Awards

The actual financial award will be paid directly to the Bursar’s Office at the college/university where the award recipient(s) will attend.