Previous Winners


College Scholarships

 

 David V. Stivison Appalachian
Scholarship Fund

Too often promising individuals in our area don’t have the option of going to college simply because they can’t afford the cost. At HAPCAP we believe that everyone deserves the opportunity of a higher education and have created the David V. Stivison scholarship fund to help provide that opportunity.

The fund provides financial assistance to local high school seniors from working poor families who desire to further their career opportunities through a college education. This scholarship is available to students in Hocking, Athens and Perry counties.

The David V. Stivison Appalachian Scholarship Fund is named for a former employee who was a native of Hocking County. He died of cancer before he could complete his dream of helping Appalachian youth go on to college.

If you apply for our scholarship you may also be referred to the Coalition of Appalachian Development (COAD) for addition funding!


Who Can Apply?

Applicants must:

  • Reside in the area
  • Meet income eligibility guidelines
  • Have obtained or will obtain a high school degree of GED
  • Have been accepted by an accredited 2 or 4 year institution of higher learning
  • Non-traditional (ie – adults going back to school) students may also apply

Completed application must be submitted to
Hocking. Athens. Perry Community Action by April 1, each year
in order to be considered for funding for the academic year
beginning in September.


How to Apply

To apply, please pick up an application at any of our Community Action facilities or download the following application and mail it to the accompanying address.

Click Here to download the David V. Stivison Scholarship application.

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 For more information about the David V. Stivison College Scholarship Fund,
please contact HAPCAP’s main office at:
740-767-4500 or 800-686-1093


Help Build Our Scholarship Fund

Since 1999 we’ve awarded 62 scholarships, 
which amount to $35,500!

In order to offer the David V. Stivison Scholarship Fund we rely on the donations of community members like you.

Be a part of helping send young, Appalachian adults in your community to college, an opportunity too many young people in the area simply can’t afford without scholarships like this one.

If you would like to make a donation to the fund Click Here.


Our 2017 Stivison Scholarship Winners

Ryan Richards - $500

Ryan is a 2017 graduate of Trimble High School.  He plans to attend Hocking College to study Nursing.

Karen Legg - $500

Karen is a 2017 graduate of New Lexington High School.  She will be going to Otterbein University this fall to study Nursing.

Grant Clarke - $500

Grant is a 2016 graduate of Trimble High School.  He currently attends Hocking College and studies Art.

 


Previous Stivison Scholarship Winners

*Indicates COAD winner

1999

*Curtis Oakes - $500

Total Awarded: $500

2000

*Mark Hall - $1000
Michael “Corey” Joens - $1000

Total Awarded: $2000

2001

*Coral McClain - $1000
Della Alltop - $750
Amber Grimmett - $250
Chad Lee - $250

 Total Awarded: $2250

2002

*Nicole Baum - $750
Adam Matheny - $750
Kelly Holcomb - $500
Michelle George - $250

Total Awarded: $2250

2003

 *Mark Hall - $1000
Heidi Speake - $500
Gina Anderson - $750

Total Awarded: $2250

2004

 *Arlie Anderson - $500
Amanda Keller - $500
Mindy Gayheart - $250
Arianne Pingledis - $250

Total Awarded: $1500

2005

 *Natalie Geer - $1000
Siera Toth - $500
Nicole Baum - $500
Amanda Keller - $500
Arlie Anderson - $500

Total Awarded: $3000

2006

*Amanda Stover - $1000
Teeya Mills - $500
Kelsi Brown - $500
Krystal Youtsey - $500
Nicole Chilcote - $500

 Total Awarded: $3000

2007

*Adam Bennett - $1500

Total Awarded: $1500

 

2008

*Jamie Moyer - $1250

Total Awarded: $1250

2009

*Katie Johnson - $500
Tiffany Metzger - $500
Rebecca Myers - $500
Tia Isham - $500

Total Awarded: $2000

2010

*Pylyp Dakhnovets  - $500
Alexandria Woodrow - $500
Derek Arnold - $250
Kelly Barbarotta - $250
William DeVault - $250

Total Awarded: $1750

2011

*Erin Glaser  - $1000
Jessica Buchanan  - $500
Cierra Kirkendall - $250

Total Awarded: $1750

2012

*Erin Glaser - $500
*Chelsea Barton - $500
*Jenna Payne - $500
April Fields - $250
Katherine Rodgers - $250

Total Awarded: $2000

2013

*Kouree Chesser - $1000
*Priyanka Patel - $1000

Total Awarded: $2000

2014

*Courtney Koska - $500
*Roland Bennett - $500
*Alicia Kunkler - $500

Total Awarded: $1500

2015

*Garnet DeCoursey - $500
*Ruby Cribbet - $500
*Angela Hammond - $500
Miranda Casto - $500
 
  Total Awarded: $2000

2016

*Tyler Martin $500
*Payal Patel - $500
*Faith Stickdorn - $500

Total Awarded: $1500

2017

*Grant Clarke - $500
*Karen Legg - $500
*Ryan Richards - $500

Total Awarded: $1500