Quinco scholarships available now


Once again this year Quinco Community Mental Health Center will award scholarships in the amount of $1,000 to eligible students in the five county service area.
Students will be selected for the scholarship prior to graduation. The members of the governing board of Quinco will review the applications and select the recipients of the scholarships. The scholarships will be presented at graduation services or Awards Day ceremonies. Payment of the scholarship will be made directly to the accredited college or university chosen by the student upon the student’s admission. The $1,000 scholarship will be a one?time award.
Any high school senior that lives in Chester, Decatur, Hardeman, Hardin, or McNairy County, who also attends a high school in one of the above counties, and who meets the eligibility criteria may apply for this scholarship.
To be eligible the student must (1) be a senior expecting to graduate in the current year; (2) meet residence requirements as stated above; (3) have a grade point average of 2.5 or above; (4) plan to pursue a course of study in one of the following fields: psychology, medicine, nursing, social work, sociology, counseling, or other health related field; and (5) completes a declaration of interest application. This application must be postmarked by March 15, 2021.
Applications will be available to the principals and/or guidance counselors at each of the high schools. Each application must have a representative reference form attached to be considered.
Any questions about the scholarship program should be directed to Mark Barber, Director of Operations, at 731?203?1005.