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Southern Perry County Academic Endowment Fund

The Southern Perry County Academic Endowment Fund (SPCAEF) grant and scholarship applications are available April 1, 2021, and the deadline for submitting applications is May 1, 2021. Please access the applications by clicking the links below. 


The Southern Perry County Academic Endowment Fund (SPCAEF) was established in 1987 with the purpose of creating resources to promote learning experiences for the residents of the Southern Local School District. Now, SPCAEF is partnering with FAO to provide scholarships and mini-grants to promote academic excellence and sponsor enrichment opportunities for Southern Local School District students and citizens.

Gifts to the Southern Perry County Academic Endowment Fund are tax deductible and can be made in a number of ways, including cash, bequests, and life insurance. To mail your donation, please designate SPCAEF in the memo line of your check and mail to the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio, PO Box 456, Nelsonville, OH 45764. Donations can also be made online by designating SPCAEF when making a donation.


The Southern Perry County Academic Endowment Fund awarded the following scholarships in 2020: 

Ben and Alyce Shaver Scholarship
Johnna Gardner

Briggs Family Scholarship
Colby Bartley
Trey Hettich

Bruce & Dolores Hannah Scholarship
Seattle Compston

Catherine Blakenship Scholarship
Ashley Spencer
Mya Wilson

Charlene Joseph Scholarship
Hunter Dutiel, 

Commander Lambert Scholarship
Kirstyn Crane

Donald & Catherine Palmer Scholarship
Trey Hettich

Jack and Clara Reho Scholarship
Seattle Compston

Jesse, Olema & Ralph Drake Scholarship
Colby Bartley
Seattle Compston
Kirstyn Crane
Hunter Dutiel
Johnna Gardner
Trey Hettich
Haille Joseph
Mariah McGrath
Ashley Spencer
Chloe Wilson
Mya Wilson,

John and Elsie Exenkemper Scholarship
Haille Joseph

Joseph & Marie Lichtenstein Scholarship
Haille Joseph

Murray & Lulu Brown Scholarship
Haille Joseph

Paul & Charlotte Hope Scholarship
Kirstyn Crane

Robert Woodruff and Charles & Elizabeth Woodruff Scholarship
Chloe Wilson

Shawnee Alumni Association Scholarship
Mariah McGrath

SPCAEF
Hunter Dutiel
Mariah McGrath
Brooklyn Wilson

Vincent & Gene Hope Scholarship
Mariah McGrath

William & Frances Dunlap Scholarship
Haille Joseph