Curtis/Ricketts Continuing Education Scholarship for non-traditional students was started as a memorial for Judy Ricketts’ parents in 2014. The scholarship serves as a living memorial to the Curtis/Ricketts family's commitment to education
This scholarship is awarded through the church and funded by donations. Those eligible for the scholarship have either earned a high-school equivalency diploma HSE (previously called a GED) and have decided at any age to pursue continuing education; or a regular high school diploma and decided at age 26 or older to pursue continuing education. Continuing education could include college, or training in culinary arts, heating and cooling, plumbing, auto repair, etc.
If you are interested, please click here for the guidelines and application for the $500 2021 scholarship. You may also contact the office for a paper copy. The deadline for submitting the applications is June 30, 2021. JKPC members will receive first priority, then relatives of JKPC members, people referred by JKPC members, or people referred by Wayne Township Adult Basic Education. All applicants must already have or be seeking a loan, grant, and or other scholarship. Documentation must be provided for any of these forms of funding and attached to the scholarship application. Proof of acceptance into a college or program must also accompany the application.
This scholarship is supported by donations. Everyone is welcome to contribute to support a student fulfill their dream of continuing their education. If you are interested, please make your check out to John Knox Presbyterian Church and in the memo line note that it is to go toward the “Curtis/Ricketts Scholarship.” This can be given at any time throughout the year.
Thank you for your continued support. Please contact Lisa Crismore (317-291-0308 or ) if you need more information.