2020 University of Rio Grande Jake Bapst Scholarship

Two Year Full Tuition Scholarship


  • To be eligible for this scholarship, the applicant must be accepted to the University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College for the 2020-2021 academic year.
  • Applicants must attend a high school in the four county (OH) service district of Jackson, Gallia, Meigs and Vinton (including Buckeye Hills Career Center).
  • All applications will be considered when selecting the top recipients. 


Submit a copy of your high school transcript and ACT scores.

In addition to the application, please attach a typed response (double spaced and 12 point font required) for the following questions:

  1. List your school involvement (including clubs, organizations, teams, etc.) and the time you have participated in each program.
  2. List your community involvement (including charities, church organizations, etc.) and the time you have participated in each program.
  3. In 500 words or more, please answer the following: When you look back on your life in 20 years, what would it take for you to consider your life successful? What people, things, accomplishments are needed? How does this scholarship fit into your plans for the future?

To download an application, please click here.

Please mail the above requirements to: University of Rio Grande/Rio Grande Community College - Office of Admissions, Attn: Michelle Kennedy, P.O. Box 500, Rio Grande, OH 45674 (Students are responsible for mailing their own application and materials to Rio.)

Deadline: Completed application and resume materials should be returned to Michelle Kennedy in the Admissions Office by January 15, 2020.


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