Harvest Ball Founders' Scholarship Fund

The Harvest Ball Founders’ Scholarship is created to honor the founders of the Harvest Ball Society, Patty Garney and Sandra Doolin Melinger in recognition of the leadership they demonstrated in establishing that organization to address numerous charitable needs in Clay and Platte Counties. The scholarship will be awarded to students in secondary school, military or other organizations who have demonstrated outstanding leadership.

Students eligible for this scholarship shall be:
1. Current College Students or High School seniors with a 3.0 GPA
2. From Platte or Clay counties in Missouri
3. Planning to pursue a 2/4 year institution, military training or trade/technical school.
4. Demonstrate outstanding leadership in school, community or other extracurricular activites.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Please attach one (1) letter of recommendation from a person with whom is familiar with your leadership capabilities. Parents and immediate family members are not eligible to write the recommendation.
  2. Referring back to the school and extracurricular/community involvement portion of your application, please describe how these experiences (participation in a particular activity, leadership position or honor received) have helped you grow as an individual and student.