The Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County scholarship program enables high school graduates in Floyd County who have worked hard, but might not have the means to continue their post-secondary education. These renewable, four-year scholarships provide $10,000 to deserving students.
High school students interested in obtaining these scholarships must contact their school counselor for information on how to apply.
To receive a Horseshoe Foundation Floyd County Scholarship, recipients:
- must have a "C" average or better in high school;
- must have a good school record and attendance, as well as good citizenship;
- must be enrolling in an accredited, post-secondary educational or vocational institution; and
- cannot be receiving more than $2,500 total in cash scholarships from other sources at time of graduation.
Horseshoe Foundation of Floyd County awarded $510,000 in scholarships to Floyd County school graduates in its renewable scholarship program. New scholarships for 2014 graduates went to the following Schools:
|Floyd Central High School||22 scholarships||$220,000|
|New Albany High School||25 scholarships||$250,000|
|Providence High School (Floyd County Residents)||3 scholarships||$30,000|
|Community Montessori||1 scholarship||$10,000|
"The Board is very committed to helping young people in Floyd County," stated Mark Seabrook, a board member and president of the Foundation. "We believe supporting the continued education of young people will help them succeed and is one of the best ways to invest in the well-being of the local community."