Ronno Cooke Memorial Scholarship

We are currently accepting applications for the
WPCC 2020-2021 school year.

The Morganton Humanist Alliance Ronno Cooke Memorial Scholarship is an annual scholarship for $500 awarded to selected Burke County students who will be attending Western Piedmont Community College in the fall semester immediately following scholarship award. The funds will be divided evenly between upcoming fall and spring semesters. 

Students will be awarded the scholarship based on:

  • Extracurricular activities
  • Volunteer work
  • An essay about your educational goals

MORGANTON HUMANIST ALLIANCE:

The Morganton Humanist Alliance is a secular support and community action group for those who value compassion, rationality, and critical thinking. We are a chapter of the American Humanist Association.

RONNO COOKE:

Ronno Cooke was a Burke County humanitarian who exemplified humanist values. Mr. Cooke was an artist and educator involved in conservation, green technology, rehabilitation, and progressive journalism.

 

DEADLINE:

June 15, 2020 – Deadline for submitting scholarship application

HOW TO APPLY:

Complete the application online.

Click here to view the previous scholarship winners