Opal M. Huffman Charitable Trust

Opal M. Huffman, a long time resident of Bates County, Missouri, established the Opal M. Huffman Charitable Trust for the purpose of providing scholarships to residents of Adrian and Butler, Missouri communities and surrounding areas.

The students eligible for assistance are as follows:

  1. The recipient must be under the age of twenty five.
  2. The recipient must have a high school diploma or GED
  3. Scholarships may be awarded for post secondary education; including but not limited to: universities, colleges, junior colleges and trade/technical schools.

$2,500 for the fall semester; may be renewed for $1,000 for the spring semester if all criteria are met.

To be eligible for renewal, the recipient must:

  1. Maintain a GPA of at least 2.5
  2. Be enrolled as a full time student by the standards of the institution in which you are enrolled
  3. Provide your past semester transcript and a copy of your upcoming class schedule.

Award
Varies
Deadline
03/15/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Composite ACT and/or SAT Score(s) (specify which exam, date taken and if SAT, specify Critical Reading, Math and Writing Scores)
  2. Please describe, in your own words, the course of study or major field of interest you plan to pursue, how you developed that interest, your proposed occupation or profession and why you feel you will be successful in that field. Tell us where you plan to be professionally in 5 to 10 years, such as: occupation level, where you plan to be living, involvement in community, position held, etc. Please mention any other abilities you have that previously were not introduced in this form and any other reasons you feel you should be considered for this scholarship.
  3. Attach the first of two (2) required letters of reference from a teacher, class/club sponsor, employer or other indicating the association with the student, length of time known, etc.
  4. Attach the second of two (2) required letters of reference from a teacher, class/club sponsor, employer or other indicating the association with the student, length of time known, etc.