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Mary Eleanor Morris Scholarship
Mary Eleanor Leonard Morris was born in West Liberty, Ohio on April 8, 1892. She went to Oxford College for Women in Oxford, Ohio, where she met her husband, James Relle Morris. Married in 1914, they settled in London, England, where both did extensive volunteer work in hospitals in the lead-up to World War II, administering to American Soldiers.

Upon the death of her mother in 1936, Mrs. Morris returned to West Liberty to be of help to her father. Mr. Morris’ work eventually took him to California, and Mrs. Morris divided her time between California and Ohio. When Mr. Morris died in 1967, Mrs. Morris returned to West Liberty permanently. Through her estate, Mrs. Morris created this fund to support work in her home community in Logan County, Ohio.
Eligibility Criteria:
  • Candidates must be graduating seniors who are residents of Logan County, Ohio. This includes high school seniors in the following districts: Bellefontaine City Schools, Benjamin Logan Local Schools, Indian Lake Local Schools, Jackson Center Local Schools, Ohio Hi-Point JVS, Riverside Local Schools, Ridgemont Local Schools, Sidney City Schools, Triad Local Schools, Upper Scioto Valley Local Schools, Waynesfield-Goshen Local Schools, West Liberty-Salem Local Schools.
  • Candidates must not be recipients of the Ohio Academic Scholarship, sponsored by the Ohio Board of Regents.
  • Candidates must not be recipients of National Merit Scholarships of $4,000 or more.
  • Candidates must attend or plan to attend an educational institution in the U.S.
Deadline:
The 2021 deadline has passed. Please check back in 2022.
Award Amount:
Five scholarships of $4,000 payable over four years.
Contact person for more information:
The guidance office of each eligible high school in Logan County, Ohio.
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