332. Ryan Merker Memorial Scholarship- Additional Essay Required


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  • Award: $1000
  • Eligibility: Graduating senior from Grants Pass High School
  • GPA: 2.0 or higher
  • Selection Criteria: Special consideration will be given to applicants who demonstrate citizenship and leadership, have overcome a learning disability, been involved in athletics, may have financial need and have demonstrated character and positive values.
  • Additional Requirement: Write a one or two paragraph typed essay that speaks to the following: “Life is an adventure.” How do you as a person maximize your own personal life’s adventure?
  • Use of Funds: Scholarship checks are mailed directly to the recipients’ college or university for payment of tuition and fees. Award may also be used for books and needed school supplies upon presentation of receipts to JCEF for reimbursement.
  • About this Scholarship: The scholarship is established to honor the memory of Ryan Merker, a GPHS student who passed away in 2016.