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Edward Mitchell Fund Online Application

Before beginning, please make sure you have read all instructions carefully. (Failure to follow these instructions may result in your application being disqualified.)

Important: The information on this application cannot be saved, therefore, please allow some time to complete the application in full. Once this application has been submitted, it cannot be changed.

1. These grants are available to students who have completed one or more years of education beyond the high school level, and are residents of Merrick County.
2. Application is available online only.
3. Applications will be considered semi-annually at the June and November director's meetings, and must be submitted before June 1st and or November 1st.
4. ALL APPLICATIONS must include two confidential letters of recommendation for consideration. Recommendation forms may be printed from the web site. Recommendation forms should be mailed to Merrick Foundation, Inc. or delivered to our office (they may not be submitted online) by the June 1st or November 1st deadline.
5. Official transcripts must be submitted, including your most recently completed Semester, and postmarked by the June 1st or November 1st deadline.
6. The applicant must demonstrate financial need for continuing education. ONCE YOU HAVE SUBMITTED THIS APPLICATION, PLEASE CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FINANCIAL FORM TO COMPLETE AND MAIL INTO THE MERRICK FOUNDATION OFFICE BEFORE THE DEADLINE.
7. Payments will be made directly to the school.
8. Statement of purpose portion of this application must be completed in full to be considered for the grant.

EDWARD MITCHELL FUND APPLICATION
Section A:
First Name
Last Name
Country
Address Line 1
City
State
Postal Code
Section B:
Will you live with your parents while in school?
Can your parents claim you on their income tax return?
Section C: (Fill in this section only if married, divorced, or widowed)
If married, is your spouse employed?
Section D:

Itemize your expected expenses of this year's education,

Section E:

Download the financial form and fully complete. Then mail to the Merrick Foundation office at: Merrick Foundation, 1532 17th Ave, Suite B, Central City, NE 68826. 

Section F:

* This application, email disclosure form, and financial form must be on file in the Merrick Foundation office by June 1st or November 1st to be considered.  

All Applicants:

Enter your email address so we may contact you with any questions.

Email Disclosure: All information submitted in this application is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I understand that by signing this disclosure, I am giving my permission for the Merrick Foundation to use the information at its discretion for publicity purposes.

For your records, it is recommend you print out the above application before hitting "Submit". 

Contact Information:

1532 17th Ave, Suite B, Central City, NE 68826 Ph: 308.946.3707
General Information: merrickfoundationcfo@gmail.com

Our Impact

  • Community Grants Awarded

    $222716

  • Scholarships Awarded

    $140425

  • Students Impacted

    175

  • Total Funds Distributed

    $2495053

  • Funds Managed for Others

    $1725094

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