Scholarship Award

MC Chamber of Commerce

A one time $500 scholarship will be awarded to a deserving graduating high school senior, residing in McCreary County, who completes the following criteria:

Application packet that may be obtained at the Guidance Office of MCHS, Revelo Christian Academy, New Hope Christian, Pine Knot Job Corps OR on the Chamber website at

Minimal 300/Maximum 500 word essay in response to the following statement:

If you were a prospective business owner looking to start a business in McCreary, what would your first impression be? If positive, how would you capitalize? If negative, how would you improve?

Two letters of recommendation

One from current or former educator, coach, principal, etc.

One from non-family member, mentor, employer, etc.

Minimal 2.5 GPA (Must provide transcript reflecting GPA)

Application, letters of recommendation, transcript and essay may be mailed to:
McCreary County Chamber of Commerce

P.O. Box 548, Whitley City, KY 42653
Entrees must be received no later than May 12th.

Note: Finalists will be contacted for interview.

Funds will be given directly to scholarship winner once proof of enrollment is received. You must fully complete the application and submit it by May 12th to be considered.