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Wherrett Memorial Fund The Wherrett Memorial Fund was established at The Pittsburgh Foundation as a living memorial to the late Harry S. Wherrett, a former Kokomo High School student whose education was interrupted at the age of 15. Soon thereafter, Mr.Wherrett began work in the local glass plant as an office boy, and, by the time of his death, he had risen to the position of President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company. The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarships for outstanding graduating seniors at Kokomo High School in Kokomo, IN who intend to pursue a Bachelor's Degree. The award is for four years.

2023 award budget is approximately $81,600
Award Type: Multi-Year (up to 4 years). Recipients must maintain degree status and passing grades.
Application Period Opens: 1/17/2023
Application Period Closes: 3/30/2023

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  • Attend Kokomo High School in Kokomo, IN as a graduating senior.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Plan to attend a 2-or 4-year college or university.

How to Apply

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