The Historic Hudson Community Association’s
$1,000 Joe Kennedy Scholarship
Any resident of the Historic Hudson Community Association District is eligible for the 2024 Joe Kennedy Scholarship. The Scholarship may be awarded to any District resident to use for post-secondary education. The scholarship is for tuition only, and the money that is awarded will be sent directly to the educational institution the recipient will attend. To apply, please complete the entire application form and submit the form along with a one-page typed essay explaining your educational goals and how the scholarship will help you reach them.
Boundaries of the Hudson Avenue Historic District are Ohio 16 on the south, Mt. Vernon
Road on the west, Channel Street on the north and the railroad tracks on the east.
The following streets are either all or partially included in the district:
• Mt. Vernon
See final page of application form for mailing address and drop off location.
Must be received by:
DEADLINE APRIL 1, 2024
Home Phone Number________________________________
Date of birth_______________________________________
Elementary School ___________________________________________
Middle School ___________________________________________
High School __________________________________________
List of post-secondary institutions to which you have applied and/or been accepted:
Intended Field of Study or Major_____________________________________
If I become a finalist for this scholarship, I agree to participate in a personal interview
with the members of the HHCA Scholarship Review Committee.
I agree, should I be awarded this scholarship, for my name and a personal interest
biography to be used in the Historic Hudson Community Association Newsletter, and in
the local newspapers.
All information contained in this application is current and accurate.
The following checklist must be completed before the application will be considered:
1. _____Completed application form
2. _____Recommendation letters from three (3) sources not related to you and not close
personal friends. Applications should address, but not be limited to, the following:
personality and character of applicant, ability of applicant to utilize his/her personal
capacity and opportunities given to him/her, how the applicant demonstrates integrity,
individuality and respect and why the applicant deserves the scholarship.
3. _____Personal Essay: in a one page essay please explain why you are applying for this
particular scholarship. In the essay you must address what your personal, education
and career goals are and why this scholarship will benefit you in achieving these
goals. Please address your financial situation and how this scholarship will assist with the attendance to the institution of your choice.
4. _____Transcript from high school and any post high school institution attended.
5. _____Signatures on all portions applicable.
Members of Household, Ages and Occupations:
Please list your hobbies, activities (in and out of school) and any association you have with community organizations. Also note any honors you have received from school or community organizations.
Activities, positions held and/or honors and Years of Participation
Employer, Dates of employment from-to, Hours worked & Job Description
Please list all other scholarships for which you are applying and the amounts of these scholarships:
If you need more space add a page to your application.
Please mail the completed application to:
Historic Hudson Community Association
Joe Kennedy Scholarship Fund
P.O. Box 5211
Newark, Ohio 43058-5211
Or drop off to:
424 Hudson Ave
Newark, OH 43055
Deadline for applications
Must be received by:
April 1, 2024