Abbie Jane Harper Memorial Scholarship Fund

Purpose and History

Established in memory of Abbie Jane Harper by her parents, Ken and Leyanne Harper, and her older sister and best friend, Lauren in 2013, to provide scholarships to outstanding and compassionate students at Maryville High School who have participated in sports and who are determined to pursue higher education in order to enhance the lives of other people. For more information about Abbie and the scholarship, please visit the Abbie Jane Harper Memorial Scholarship website.

Scholarship Amount

$3,500 per year award for four years


  • Residency Requirement: Not Applicable
  • Education Requirement: Graduating seniors of Maryville High School who have participated in athletics
  • Field of Study: Not Applicable
  • GPA Minimum: 3.5 high school GPA to apply, 3.2 college GPA to continue
  • College/Enrollment Requirement: Full-time enrollment at an accredited public or private not-for-profit university, community college, or career and technical post-secondary program
  • Financial Need: Not Applicable
  • Additional Requirements: A writing sample and an essay describing volunteer work done with applicant’s faith community or general community volunteer work.