Applications will soon be available for the 2017 Lillian Sunderwirth Memorial Scholarship. These scholarships are open to all students and returning college students attending or have obtained admission to an accredited two year or four year college or trade school. This does include those seeking masters degrees.
The recipients of these scholarships must be from the El Dorado Springs School districts, both public and private, or have a direct relationship with a member of the El Dorado Springs Eastern Star.
The candidate must maintain a 2.5 GPA, demonstrate constant effort in their coursework and be extremely earnest in their interest in completing their college education.
For undergraduate students, applicants must maintain no less than 12 credit hours per semester. Scholarship guidelines and application forms will be available on Friday, March 10, at the counselor’s office at the El Dorado Springs R-2 School or the El Dorado Christian School.
Deadline to return necessary documents to the counselor’s office or mail to the Eastern Star secretary is Monday, April 10, 2017. Monies will be distributed by the trust to the college, university or trade school to be used for tuition and fees.
Renewable applications will be available for recipients from last year who are continuing their education.
For any additional information, contact Janice Stark at 417-876-3952 or Lana Sue Jones at 417-876-4246.