Local Sertoma Club announces 2019 scholarship program

By | November 27, 2018

The Morgan County Sertoma Club announces the availability of their 2019 scholarship applications for 2018/2019 graduating high school seniors with three scholarship opportunities.

Since 1979 the Sertoma Club has awarded in excess of $100,000 in scholarships to graduating high school seniors through their previous scholarship program. The applications focus on the Club’s mission of hearing health and community service; provides three scholarship opportunities and expands student eligibility to all graduating seniors in public, private and home schools who reside in Morgan County.

The scholarships are “Service to Mankind”, “Hearing Health Care Careers” and “Hearing Impaired Students”. These are reimbursement awards of $1500 each with a community service requirement. Selections will be made on the merits of the applicants’ correct and complete application, the associated essay question and the required documents submission.

In addition, the applications are available electronically from school counselors or by emailing the Club. The completed applications can be mailed or emailed to the Club by the application deadline, April 1, 2019. Selection notification will be made by April 25, 2019. For questions, the Club can be reached either by messaging our Facebook page or emailing the Club at morgancountysertomaclub@gmail.com .

Sertoma, Inc. is a national service organization established in 1912 celebrating a century mark of “Service to Mankind”. Across the nation, locally chartered Clubs serve their communities in various ways helping the disadvantaged, youth, seniors and community initiatives but their primary focus is serving the needs of those with hearing health challenges, providing public education on the prevention of hearing loss due to daily activities and the work environment, and advocating for regular hearing testing.

The Morgan County Sertoma Club was chartered in 1979 and has served the greater Martinsville area for forty years. To find out more about the Club and its work, call 765-342-6626 or visit our Facebook page.