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Benjamin F. Shroyer Scholarship

Please include the additional Benjamin F. Shroyer Scholarship supplemental information with the scholarship application. Applications and supplemental information are due February 1, 2019.

Scholarship Requirements

The Benjamin F. Shroyer Scholarship gives preference to the students who desire to attend college, desire to enter the field of nursing, desire to study in the medical field, and who are the children of First Merchants Bank or Old National Delaware County employees.  Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 and have applied for admission to a college or university.  Students are eligible to receive up to eight semester awards during the course of their studies, and must maintain a 2.0 minimum GPA, and must re-apply for renewal each academic year.

Parent of applicants must have been working at Old National Bank and Trust, First Merchants Bank, First Merchants Corporation, or First Merchants Private Wealth Advisors for a minimum of two consecutive calendar years by the coming fall semester in order for their children to be eligible to apply for the scholarship. Parents of applicants must be employed in one of the offices located in Delaware County.

Supplemental Information

  1. A brief summary about your intended area of study and your reason for choosing this major or career. Also include the qualifying parent or guardian’s name, job title, and date of hire.  If you are a renewal applicant, please list the year you first received the award.
  2. Most recent high school or college transcript. Include SAT and/or ACT scores with high school transcript.
  3. New applicants only, please scan and email to Lauren Lewis a recent photograph to be used for the newspaper announcement.

Application and supplemental information due by February 1, 2019.  Before clicking apply make sure you have all the required supplemental information ready.  You cannot save your application and come back to it later.


NOTE: If you do not receive a thank you page after submitting your application please resubmit or contact llewis@firstmerchants.com for assistance.

For additional information, please feel free to contact:

Lauren Lewis
First Merchants Private Wealth Advisors
P.O. Box 1467
Muncie, IN 47308-1467
(765) 747-1362


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