The James M. & Virginia M. Smyth Scholarship Fund

To provide financial support to students enrolled at an accredited college pursuing an undergraduate degree.
Eligibility Criteria
Cumulative 3.0 GPA
Accepted for enrollment or enrolled at an accredited college, university or technical school
Demonstrated financial need
Pursuing an undergraduate degree in the arts and sciences, human services, music or ministry
Commitment to community service through school, community or religious organizations
Preference will be given to applicants from Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas
Adults returning to school in order to increase employability are eligible
Previous recipients are renewed if they continue to meet the scholarship’s criteria and submit the current year’s renewal application
Award Amount
$2,000 annually for up to four years

Scholarships Available
12–15 awards annually

2,000 renewable