Supporting the Goals of Salem's College Students


Scholarship 2019 Students

Salem Community Foundation Scholarship

The Salem Community Foundation Scholarship is designed to assist current students enrolled in a post-secondary undergraduate educational program. Eligibility: 2.5 cumulative GPA. A copy of the student's current transcript or the year-end report card indicating a cumulative GPA must be attached to the application, minimum class load - 6 Semester Hours or 9 Quarter Hours, resident of Salem City / Perry Township, and students are eligible for review three times for Bachelor’s degree work. 


Application will be available on April 1, 2020.


Salem Community Foundation Ministerial Scholarship

In 2008, a Ministerial Scholarship Fund was established with the Salem Community Foundation. The fund will provide scholarship aid to assist persons who will spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This scholarship is extended to those individuals who wish to enter the fields of the Ministry, Christian Education, Youth Ministry, or a closely related field. The anonymous donor of the Ministerial Scholarship recognizes the financial impact of a career in the ministry. It is the wish of the donor to support those individuals who display a sincere desire to dedicate oneself to a career path as defined by the guidelines of the scholarship. Guidelines and eligibility include: awards are valid at Bible Colleges, undergraduate and graduate schools, applicants must submit indication of financial need, academic performance, reference letters, and a personal statement. The Ministerial Scholarship does not discriminate on the basis of religious denomination, age, sex, race, or geography. 


Application will be available on April 1, 2020.



Scholarship Thank You

Thank You From Our 2019 Scholarship Recipients

"Thank you so much for awarding me the Avanell E. Beck Scholarhisp to assist with my education. This is a big weight off my shoulds to not hvae to worry about finances. Thank you for giving college students in our community such a great opportunity. I hope one day to be able to repay your generosity." Catherine Howell

"A sincere thank you to the Scholarship Committee of the Salem Community Foundation for supporting my education as I enter my senior year at Kent State University. I look forward to one day sharing my knowledge and being able to give back to our community through my future endeavors. Thank you!" Brittany Zamarelli

"Thank you very much for the generous Emeny Scholarhsip you awarded me. The generosity of the Salem Community Foundation allows me to continue my education at Chatham University and further explore my passision in my sustainablility major. I am incredibly thankful to be from a city that encourages and cares for its residents. Thank you for this scholarship and your kindness." Quentin Rice


Salem Community Foundation  ·  Serving the Salem area since 1966