Traditional Scholarships

Traditional scholarships are awarded to current Connersville High School seniors living in Fayette County. Below are descriptions of all the traditional scholarships that are stewarded by the Fayette County Foundation.

Our eligibility criteria is currently:

  • Applicant must have applied and been accepted to an accredited university, college, or technical school.
  • Applicant must have a 3.0 or higher GPA.
  • Applicant must be a graduating senior of Connersville High School.
  • Fayette County resident.


The Fayette Community Foundation has been awarding scholarships for three decades. Each year the process is tweaked to be more efficient for qualified CHS students to successfully apply for funding. The goal of the Community Foundation is for the best applicant to be selected and for the applicant to earn a degree.

Each application is reviewed by three committee members per the IRS regulations. Committee members for the majority of the scholarships do not live or work in Connersville or Indiana. When completing your application make sure you do not use abbreviations or acronyms.

If you have any questions, please call the Foundation office at 765.827.9966.  The office is open Monday through Friday 8:30 – 4 pm.

Alden & Caroline Rose Scholarship

Chester C. O’Neal Sr. Memorial Scholarship

Ken Rowe Memorial Scholarship

Judge George L. Kerrigan Memorial Scholarship

Anna Thomson Memorial Scholarship

Charles R. Leming Scholarship

Midge Metz Scholarship

First United Methodist Church Joseph Newkirk Scholarship

Bill and Phyllis Moran Family Scholarship

Fayette County Scholars to Mentors Scholarship

Lucille McIntyre RN Scholarship

Fayette Area Purdue Club Scholarship

Herta Lewis Memorial Scholarship

Orange Elementary School PTO Scholarship

Albert and Wilda M. Pearson Scholarship

Al and Rene Doyle 4-H Buckaroo Scholarship

Chuck Boulware Tennis Scholarship

Class of 1952 Scholarship

Class of 1962 Scholarship

Fayette County 4-H Scholarship

Gene and Jane Guttman Career Center Scholarship

Sinks and Connie Tatman Scholarship

Harold and Shirley Nursing Reihman Scholarship

Helen Cooper Luckett Scholarship

Henry A. & Jean Zumkeller Positive Attitude Scholarship

James T. Price Scholarship

Marion Hobbs Moore Memorial Scholarship

Nicole Riggs Simpson Memorial Scholarship

Robert L. Joy Memorial Scholarship

Fayette County Foundation Scholarship

Virginia Meeks Scholarship

Walter L. Reed and Margaret I. Reed Scholarship

Winifred Risley Lambert Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Alquina Elementary PTO Scholarship

Andy Thielking Golf Scholarship

Andy Thielking Swimming Scholarship

Harrison Lodge #84 IOOF Scholarship

James W. Robertson Scholarship

Fayette Area Purdue Club Scholarship

Winifred Risley Lambert Memorial Nursing Scholarship

William Rogers Family Scholarship

R.L. “Dock” Haley Memorial Scholarship

Harold & Shirley Reihman Engineering Scholarship