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Scholarships: The F.R. "Dick" Willsey Memorial Scholarship

Title

The F.R. "Dick" Willsey Memorial Scholarship

Name

Willsey

Contact Name

Sherre Meyer

Phone

765-494-8470

E-mail

meyer10@purdue.edu

Office

Agricultural Administration Building, Room 121

Comments

Deadline

February 1, 2014

Eligible Applicants

Incoming freshmen or full-time undergraduate students who have had a parent lose their life as the result of a farm-related injury. Preference will be given to Indiana residents.

Selection Criteria

  1. Quality of the application;
  2. Indiana resident;
  3. Level of need;
  4. Recipients can apply for an annual renewal.

Amount

Minimum of $1,000

Amount Details

Varies. Recipients can apply for an annual renewal.

Number of Awards

1

Application Information

Applicants should submit a letter of application (maximum of 2 pages) to: Scholarship Coordinator, 615 W State St., W Lafayette IN 47907. The letter should include documentation of parent's death due to a farm-related injury, a statement of need, and a statement of how funds will be used.

Essay

No

Sponsor

The endowment was established in memory of Dick Willsey, a former Purdue Agricultural Safety and Health Specialist. Dr. Bill Field, Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering was instrumental in establishing this scholarship.

Department

College of Agriculture

Incoming Freshmen

Yes

order

 

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Last modified at 7/19/2012 9:16 AM by Uerkwitz, Sayde J