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Luetta Johnston Scholarship Fund The Luetta Johnston Scholarship Fund was created at The Pittsburgh Foundation by the late Ruth M. Johnston-Feller and Robert L. Feller in memory of Ruth's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Martin Johnston and especially in honor of Ruth's mother, Luetta Johnston, a former resident of Polo, Ilinois and long-time teacher in a one-room school in that vicinity. Scholarships are for graduating seniors at Polo High School, Polo, Ilinois.

2023 award budget is approximately $3,500
Award Type: Single-Year Award.
Application Period Opens: 1/17/2024
Application Period Closes: 4/1/2024


  • Attend Polo High School, Polo, Ilinois as a graduating senior.
  • Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0.
  • Plan to attend an accredited vocational or technical trade school OR 2-or 4-year college or university.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate financial need and those who plan to study science (astronomy, biology, chemistry, earth science, physics), medicine, or engineering.

How to Apply