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Pearl S. Snider Memorial Scholarship


County Historical Society

$ 1,000 Scholarship -    $ 500 per semester


1.  Applicant must have been a resident of Simpson County , Kentucky , for at least two years prior to the deadline for this scholarship application.

2.  Applicant must be planning a degree program with an emphasis in history, history education, historical preservation, folklore, archaeology, or some other related area.  Direct any question concerning the appropriateness of a degree to the Society.

3.  Both undergraduate and degree programs are eligible.  High school seniors, current college students, teachers pursuing advanced degrees, and others may be eligible.

4.  A prior recipient may apply for a renewal in succeeding years.


1.  Submit an essay no longer than 300 words, telling why you want and need this scholarship, why you think your degree area is important, and why your area and the preservation and education of history is important to you.

2.  Submit your resume.  This must contain your name, address, phone number, as well as other pertinent information.  Include ACT and/or SAT scores if relevant.

3.  Submit your official or unofficial high school and/or college transcript.

4.  Submit two letters of recommendation

The items above must be delivered together or mailed to;

Simpson County Historical Society, Inc.
206 North College Street
Franklin , KY   42134 

Annual deadline dates may be established.
Questions can be  addressed at the above address, or by

Phone (270) 586-4228
Fax (270) 586-4429
E-mail:  oldjail@comcast net