The Shelly Company is pleased to offer a $500 academic scholarship to one graduating high school senior (per school) from more than 20 local high schools.
Students are eligible for the scholarship if they meet the following citeria:
Must be a graduating high school senior
Must have a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale
Must attend a high school supported by The 2021 Shelly Company Community Scholarship in 2021. A complete list of eligible schools can be found at
Special consideration will be given to students with experience in leadership roles, volunteer service and community involvement.
The following items must be included in your application for a successful submission:
Complete online application form
Official high school transcript (uploaded to application form)
One letter of recommendation from a teacher, coach or other adult who is not an immediate relative (uploaded to application form)
Letter of acceptance from an accredited two or four year-year college/university (uploaded to application form)
A typed 1-2 page double-spaced essay addressing the following topic:
The lessons we take from obstacles we encounter can be fundamental to later success. Recount a time when you faced a challenge, setback, or failure. How did it affect you, and what did you learn from the experience?