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Jeanette and Emory Benson Endowed Scholarship
Consideration for this scholarship shall be given to an incoming Indiana State University student who meets the following criteria:
- First preference is a student from Farmersburg, Indiana (currently North Central High School).
- Second preference (should no applicant from Farmersburg, IN apply) is a student from Fairbanks, Indiana.
- Third preference (should no applicant from Farmersburg or Fairbanks apply) is a student from Shelburn, Indiana.
- Final preference (should no applicant from Farmersburg, Fairbanks, or Shelburn apply) is a student from Hymera, Indiana.
- If there are no applicants from these geographic regions, the scholarship is not to be awarded.
- Preference should be given to students with the following majors (in rank order): Education, Business, Technology
- If there are multiple applicants, then the final determination of the awardee should be based upon financial need.
Donna Power established the Jeanette and Emory Benson Endowed Scholarship in memory of her parents in 2015. Doug and Donna Power were the 2015 recipients of the John P. Newton Spirit of Indiana State Award.