Woolf, Clarence and Marie Scholarship Fund
For an East Noble High School senior who will be attending a four-year bachelor’s program to pursue a career in the medical field. Must have a high school grade point average of 3.00 or better. Amount is for educational expenses only and varies with interest rates, but will be about $5,000 annually (in 2024, the payments will be $5,733.50) for four years. Interview required. (DASC-3 Interview)
***Applications for those pursuing a “Career in the medical field” include those providing direct patient care including MD, DO, PA or any Nursing degree; others pursuing a career in human medical care will be considered including but not limited to the following fields: chiropractor, Radiation Therapy, Speech Therapy, dentistry, optometry. Recipients who desire to change their field of study should know by doing so, could affect their future award payments. Recipients should reach out to the Community Foundation to find out more information.
Donor Fund Story:
The Clarence and Marie Woolf Scholarship Fund was established in 1992 through the Woolf’s estate. The primary purpose of the Fund shall be to establish a scholarship for a graduate of East Noble High School pursuing an education in the medical profession.
Clarence was born and raised in Kendallville. He was a mechanic and owned a garage. He also owned rental houses during the Depression and helped their renters stay in their homes even if they lost their jobs during this difficult time. Clarence passed away in 1972.
Marie was an Ohio native and she married Clarence on October 6, 1931. She enjoyed gardening and growing her own flowers. Marie passed away in 1991.