W.S. (Sherman) and Wanda Alge Family Scholarship for Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law

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The family of W. S. (Sherman) and Wanda Alge established this scholarship in appreciation of the values and memories from the village, Arlington High School and as citizens of Arlington, Ohio. The close-knit support of the community and guidance provided by teachers at the school helped provide the foundation for many students to pursue a successful future as citizens and parents. Sherm and Wanda grew up in Arlington and each served their community. Sherm worked for over 53 years at the Farmers and Merchant Bank Company helping many area residents with family and business financial decisions. Wanda worked many years in local businesses, as well as providing services to the Arlington Methodist Church, the school and the community.

Standard for Determining Eligibility of Students

This scholarship is for a student who might not otherwise be able to attend law school without scholarship assistance. The student selected for this scholarship is expected to work hard to complete his or her educational goals.

  • The applicant must demonstrate hard work, good citizenship, dependability, and good character.
  • The applicant must be a full-time student enrolled in, or accepted for admission in, the Ohio Northern University Pettit College of Law.
  • The applicant must have maintained a GPA of 2.5 or better.
  • The applicant must be a citizen of the United States of America.
  • Financial need is a primary consideration.
  • Applicants receiving full scholarship support from other organizations or institutions will not be considered for this scholarship.
  • Preference will be given to an applicant who graduated from Arlington High School.

Renewal Application

This scholarship may be renewed for up to two (2) consecutive years by completing the Renewal Application and meeting the following criteria:

  • Recipient must re-apply each year to the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation by its publicized deadlines.
  • Recipient has been and will continue to be a full-time student demonstrating to the satisfaction of the Scholarship Selection Committee, normal progress toward a Juris doctor degree.
  • Recipient has not withdrawn or been expelled (however, personal crisis may be considered as an exception).
  • Recipient must maintain a cumulative minimum 2.5 GPA while in law school.
  • Selection Committee, before renewal, will review any above requirements not met.