Established by the family of Melissa Bisaccia to honor her memory this scholarship is available to seniors graduating from Roy C. Ketcham High School. This scholarship was created to help students who have faced and overcome obtacles and challenges that could have prevented them from achieving their goal of pursuing a college education.
Amount of Award(s):
$500 - $2,000
Number of Awards:
Type of Award:
One-time scholarship payable to school
Conditions For Continuation:
Current High School:
Roy C. Ketcham High School
Current Level of Education:
High School Senior
- Graduating senior of Roy C. Ketcham High School
- Demonstrate perseverance in overcoming obstacles of significance
- Participation in extracurricular employment or volunteer activity
- Essay topic (up to 500 words) Describe how you overcame or are coping with obstacles in your life (ex: personal, emotional, family, financial, educational, economic, physical, developmental, etc.) and your future aspirations.
With your completed Online Application you will also need to attach the following:
- Essay topic (up to one page or 500 words) explaining how you overcame or are coping with obstacles in your life.
- Most recent high school transcript.
- Resume and/or list of extracurricular activities
- Copy of your Student Aid Report (SAR) and Expected Family Contribution (EFC) information, which you will receive when you complete and submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
- Two current letters of recommendation from teachers/guidance counselor, clergy or persons other than family members who are familiar with your skills and abilities. These letters must have been written within the last six months.
All applications must be submitted online with all attachments by April 1.