Swain County Public Schools Foundation Scholarship Endowment

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Criteria

Persons eligible to receive the scholarships are graduates of a Swain County public high school pursuing a higher educational degree; preference may be given in a tiered system as follows: first, to students attending a four-year college or university pursuing a degree in an education-related field; second, to students attending a two-year college, pursuing a degree in an education-related field; third, to students attending a four-year college or university pursuing a degree in any field.” Scholarship recipient eligible to renew for up to 3 additional years upon maintaining a 2.5 GPA or above. ***PLEASE NOTE: Criteria considered by the Scholarship Committee include a personal statement, academic performance, community service, recommendations, and financial need. Interviews will be conducted before scholarships are awarded.