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James M. Harding Memorial Scholarship


James M. Harding Memorial Scholarship

Jame Harding was an ardent supporter of youth sports in Harford County, endlessly giving his time and energy through numerous organizations.  

In Jim’s memory, Emmorton Recreation Council has created the James M. Harding Memorial Scholarship.  This scholarship is a $1000 cash award and will be available annually to a graduating Harford County senior who will attend college in the fall.    Applications are due May 1st of your senior year.   

Guidelines for this scholarship will be based on volunteer hours and sports participation across the county.   To apply, please provide a list of all organizations served and sports programs participated in.  Please include approximated hours along with documentation from the organizations, which may include letters of recommendation. 

In addition; please explain, via essay, your service to the community, how it affects you and how it affects the community, as well as your education goals and career objectives.    The essay will be judged based on several factors including how well it describes the volunteer service and it’s affect on the student and community, how well it describes the applicant’s goals and objectives and the overall content and style of the essay.  

You may download the scholarship form from the general scholarship page.  Please note that your application is for the Harding scholarship when sending.  You may apply for both the Harding and General scholarships. 

Please send applications to:

Glenn Peacher
[email protected]
2213 Old Emmorton Road
Bel Air, MD 21015
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