The D.C. Cornelius Memorial Scholarship was established in 2005 to provide scholarships to worthy graduating high school seniors from Forbush High School. The scholarship may provide a two-year renewable award for students to attend an accredited technical or community college who will pursue a two-year associate degree or certificate or diploma in an
area of study requiring one year to complete. Those students completing one-year programs will receive a one-year scholarship. Scholarships will be applied to the cost of undergraduate tuition fees room and board and other college expenses. To receive consideration applicants must: -Be graduating high school seniors from Forbush High School -Have a minimum cumulative unweighted GPA of 2.8 -Demonstrate dedication to school and community service -Demonstrate character leadership and compassion for all people -Attend one of the following community colleges: Alamance Catawba Valley Davidson County Forsyth Technical Guilford Technical Mitchell Rowan-Cabarrus Surry Community or Wilkes Community -Be U.S. citizens -Demonstrate financial need but not restricted to lower family incomesFor more information or to apply please visit the scholarship provider's website.