Our Community’s Foundation, a non-profit charitable foundation, announces the availability of the Preece Family Scholarship, in Memory of Homer and Novia “Jackie” Preece for students.

The Preece Family Scholarship, in Memory of Homer and Novia “Jackie” Preece  is available to students who are graduating seniors or currently enrolled undergraduates in the College of Health Professions at any Marshall University Campus who are residents of Mason and Mingo Counties in WV or Gallia and Meigs Counties in OH. Preference will be given to residents of Mason or Mingo Counties in WV.  Previous recipients may also apply and be considered along with new applicants.

Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.  If the applicant is a graduating high school senior, he/she must be accepted into the College of Health Professions at Marshall University and must be planning to be an active full-time undergraduate student in the fall pursuing a four-year degree at any Marshall University Campus. If applicant is currently admitted as an undergraduate, he/she must be admitted in a degree program in the College of Health Professions and be an active full time undergraduate student pursuing a four-year degree at any Marshall University Campus.

Selection for this scholarship is based on financial need, with preference given to those who have participated in community service activities, have demonstrated leadership skills and possesses a strong work ethic.

To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must complete Our Community’s Foundation General Scholarship Application Form, which is an online application process that can be accessed through the Foundation’s web site, www.pacfwv.com.  Click on “Scholarships” for information on how to complete the online application. The application deadline is March 5, 2014.

Students with questions about this scholarship may contact the foundation at 304-428-4438 or info@pacfwv.com.