The Walton Mahon Scholarship Fund
This scholarship fund was created in March 1991 by Union First Market Bank in recognition of the many years of devoted service which Mr. Walton Mahon gave to the bank. Mr. Mahon worked for Union Bank for 42 years, serving as President for 25 of those years. He continued to lead the bank after his retirement for another 9 years as a member of the Board of Directors, serving the bank for over 50 years in all.
With their gift, Union First Market Bank wished to support the college or university education of a Caroline County student or students wishing to pursue a career in business. This fund will award at least one scholarship to a promising Caroline County high school senior.
Applicants to the Walton Mahon Scholarship Fund must:
- Be a senior from any Caroline County High School or a home schooled student residing in Caroline County.
- Have a high level of academic achievement demonstrated by a GPA of 3.0 or greater.
- Demonstrate plans to attend a community college or a four-year college or university.
- Financial need is a consideration but may not be the determining factor.
Eligible Localities: Caroline County
Eligible High Schools: Home Schooled, Caroline High School
Deadline: March 05, 2017 by 11:00 PM
Award Amount: $1,000
How to Apply
The online application portal will walk students through our application process.
- Students submit general information such as address and high school, as well as information about extracurricular activities or awards.
- Students use the online application to provide the name and email address of their guidance counselor and other individuals. These contacts will receive an email requesting the student’s high school transcript or a personal reference.
- Each of our various scholarships has its own essay guidelines, as described below.
Call 540 373-9292 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Walton Mahon Scholarship Fund also requires:
- A copy of the Student Aid Report (SAR) Summary page as documentation of financial need.
- Two (2) letters of reference addressing the student’s academic promise and character. The letters must be from different sources such as teacher, volunteer coordinator, adult supervisor, employer, etc.
- An essay of up to 900 words that includes the following:
- Describe how you have contributed to the life of your community through extracurricular activities, church activities, performing & visual arts, or other volunteer activities
- Reflect on the personal significance of those activities as they demonstrate a high standard of citizenship.
More information on how to Apply for a Scholarship.