Vanderburgh Community Foundation accepting applications for the Thomas Walls Youth Hockey Scholarship

The Vanderburgh Community Foundation is accepting applications for the Thomas F. Walls Youth Hockey Scholarship. Applications are due by midnight on Wednesday, March 27, 2019.

This annual scholarship, created in loving memory of Thomas F. Walls, encourages the highest levels of academic excellence, sportsmanship, and leadership for high school student who participate in IHSAA sanctioned sports.

Graduating seniors of any accredited Vanderburgh County high school, with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, who have participated in the Evansville Youth Hockey Association or an IHSAA sanctioned sport, are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be planning to pursue post-secondary education at any accredited college, university or technical/vocational school.

Additional details regarding eligibility criteria and the scholarship application are available on Vanderburgh Community Foundation’s website,

For questions, contact Sidney Hardgrave, Regional Director of Community Engagement and Impact at 812.422.1245 or by email,

About the Vanderburgh Community Foundation

The Vanderburgh Community Foundation is one of 9 county affiliates of the Community Foundation Alliance. The Alliance holds more than 1,200 named funds established by individuals, families, businesses, civic groups, and agencies to improve the quality of life in their local communities, with charitable assets nearing $100 million. During the last fiscal year, grants and scholarships awarded from all Alliance funds to benefit the programs, projects, and people in the 9 affiliate counties totaled nearly $2,366,000. The Alliance provides each affiliate with management, administrative, and development expertise and services, so every local Foundation can focus on promoting philanthropy, building endowment, and making a difference in their community.