Eula Corey Metzger Scholarship Fund

Eula Corey Metzger was a dedicated elementary school teacher.  She was born, raised, married and died in Council Grove.  Eula taught in Council Grove from 1939 until her death in 1956.  Eula’s five children established the Eula Corey Scholarship in 1978 to honor her memory. ​



  • Deadline for scholarship applications is April 1, 2020.

  • Refer to criteria below for eligibility and list of documents needed (i.e., transcript,  introductory letter, tax returns).

  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  • Please type application, illegible applications will not be considered.

  • Preference will be given to, but not limited to applicants that plan to pursue a degree from Emporia State University.

  • The scholarship will be announced at the Council Grove High School Awards Ceremony on  May 13,  2020.

  • The Scholarship recipient must provide evidence of enrollment before scholarship funds will be distributed.  Scholarships will be mailed directly to the recipient’s educational institution.

Award Criteria

  • Applicant must be a registered, graduating senior at Council Grove Senior High.

  • Applicant must demonstrate academic achievement through high school and/or college transcripts, and through testing records.

  • Community service activities will be considered.

  • Preference will be given to applicants that demonstrate a financial need.

  • Preference will be given to applicants that are pursuing a degree from Emporia State University. 

  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident with a permanent resident ID card or current passport.

  • Applicant must include a copy of an official CGHS or college transcript including cumulative GPA.

  • Applicant must include a letter explaining their goals, career plans, financial need, and any other information you want the scholarship selection committee to consider. 







Applications are due by April 1, 2020


Mail to:

Council Grove Area Foundation
C/O Eula Corey Metzger Scholarship 

PO BOX 137

Council Grove, KS 66846-0137


Photo Credits: Mindy Sue Photography and Love My Kansas - Land and Aerial Photography/Video


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PO BOX 137
Council Grove, KS 66846

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