THE JOSEY BAKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

One scholarship will be awarded in the amount of $1,000 for the 2017-2018 school year. Applications are due by April 15, 2017.

Guidelines

  • Must be a current resident or graduate of a high school in one of the following counties in  Northeast Tennessee (Carter, Greene, Hancock, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi and  Washington) or Southwest Virginia (Scott and Washington).
  • Preference will be given to applicants pursuing a degree in an Agriculture or Construction-related major.
  • Open to current high school seniors through college juniors. (In other words applicant will be a college freshman through senior in Fall 2017.)
  • Preference will be given to students based on:
    • Leadership Activities
    • Academics (Minimum current GPA of 3.0)
    • Community Involvement
    • Financial Need
  • Preference may be given to students seeking post-secondary education in Tennessee or Virginia.
  • A presentation of the scholarship may be made at the discretion of the scholarship  committee.
  • The application must be postmarked by April 15, 2017.

 

Questions pertaining to this scholarship may be sent via email to cleekfarm@gmail.com.

These are recommended guidelines. The Josey Baker Memorial Scholarship committee will determine the final selection of the recipient. You may only receive the scholarship one time.

Choose how to apply:

To apply, either fill out the form online or print out and use a PDF application.

 

Online Application

The online form can’t be saved and resumed later. Please set aside 30 minutes to complete the entire application.

The application includes a 500-word essay — please write this in Word and attach the file where noted on the form.

Download PDF Application

Mail completed and typed paper applications to:

Cleek Farms
Attn:  Josey Baker Memorial Scholarship
1101 New Beason Well Road
Kingsport, TN 37660.