In Memory of Keith Rathbun
The Tuscarawas County Literacy Coalition scholarship was established in Memory of former board member and friend of literacy, Keith Rathbun. The scholarship is offered to students at Tuscarawas County school districts with the goal of aiding current seniors to continue their efforts towards obtaining a Certificate/Associate or Bachelor’s Degree. This is a onetime only scholarship.
Pictured (L-R): Lori Douglass, Brianna Rider (Garaway High School), Abigail Barrett (Indian Valley High School), and Denise Cooley.
The 2022 application period has closed. Stay tuned for 2023 scholarship information.
Scholarship applications can be mailed to Tuscarawas County Literacy Coalition, PO Box 1173 New Philadelphia, OH 44663
Applications must be postmarked by March 31st of the current year to be considered.
Two (2) $500 scholarships will be awarded.
The applicant must:
The selection committee uses a rubric to score the following:
You are required to obtain two letters of recommendation.
“How have you or how would you improve literacy in your community?”
The essay must be at least 300 words but no more than 500 words and must be typed.
Scholarship winners are notified mid-April. “Attempts are made to include award announcements in the recipients’ school academic awards programs.”
Payment will be made to the recipients’ college/university directly. Bursar information must be forwarded to the Tuscarawas County Literacy Coalition treasurer.