Wakefield Merlin “Lefty” Olson Scholarship
Application Available: November 1
Application Deadline: February 1
Final Determinations: April 15
BACKGROUND: The Merlin “Lefty” Olson Scholarship is a fund of the Wakefield Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Siouxland Community Foundation.
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA: The applicant must be a Wakefield School District graduating high school senior and must plan to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited public or private university, college, vocational, technical, or other post-secondary institution. Priority will be given to applicants who are pursuing a degree in the field of business.
SELECTION CRITERIA: Selection of recipients is based on essay evaluation and such factors as dedication to academics, and volunteer contributions to school and community.
SCHOLARSHIP AWARD: $1,000, not renewable.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Application must be received by the February 1 deadline and must include the following:
• Completed online application
• Official high school transcript
This scholarship is a part of the SCF common application. Click here to apply.