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The Marie R. & Ervine Turner Educational Foundation

John R. Turner
Scholarship Fund

for improved quality of lifefor Breathitt Countyfor well-educated citizens

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John R. Turner Scholarship
Application Requirements

A selection committee will review the applications and recommend recipients to the foundation.  Completed applications must be received by April 30th for Fall and Spring Semester awards.

Scholarship recipients must meet the following requirements:

Have graduated from a high school in Breathitt County or be a current resident of Breathitt County

Demonstrate financial need

Meet entrance requirements of the college or technical school you plan to attend

Maintain a 2.5 GPA or Higher

Be enrolled as a full-time student

(12 hours+ per semester)

Submit required documents by the deadline

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Please download, print, and fill out each form.
You will need to print two (2) copies of the recomendation form.
Submission Instructions

Application Letter

Application Requirements

Application Cover Page

Application Financial Information

Recommendation Form 1

Recommendation Form 2

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Graduate Photo

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Completed applications must be received by April 30th.

Mail the completed forms to:
Marie R. & Ervine Turner Educational Foundation, Inc.
PO Box 620
Jackson, KY 41339

You may drop off your application packet by stopping in at our office at 1138 Main St, Jackson, KY 41339.  We are directly across from the Breathitt County Courthouse.

Mail the completed forms to:
Marie R. & Ervine Turner Educational Foundation, Inc.
PO Box 620
Jackson, KY 41339

At this time, the Turner Foundation does not accept applications electronically.  Application packets must be complete and submitted by mail or dropped off at our office.  Thank you.

About Us

About the John R. Turner Scholarship Fund

The John R. Turner Scholarship Fund was established to help improve the quality of life for the residents of Breathitt County, Kentucky. John R. Turner’s desire was to give every student the opportunity to go to college regardless of race, religion, or economic background. It was also his desire for everyone to be given the opportunity to improve his or her educational level without economic hindrance.

John R. Turner knew that a community of well educated citizens would result in an improved quality of life that he dreamed about. The John R. Turner Scholarship Foundation expects to achieve that goal.

Our offices are located at 1138 Main St, Jackson, KY 41339

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John R. Turner

The John R. Turner Scholarship Fund is made available through the Marie R. & Ervine Turner Educational Foundation, Inc.  John R. Turner was the son of the late Marie R. & Ervine Turner.  He spent his entire life in Breathitt County, Kentucky.

John R. Turner served our nation as a paratrooper in WWII; he served as a Kentucky Senator in our district for eight years; he served as President and chairman of the Board of Directors of the Citizens Bank & Trust Co. in Jackson, Kentucky from 1972 until his death in 1998.  He was involved in many community affairs, such as the Jullian-Carrol Airport and the Breathitt County Industrial Foundation.  We believe that John R. Turner could look ahead in the future and see the impact this scholarship fund would have on the lives of Breathitt County citizens.  This dream unfolds with the John R. Turner Scholarship Fund.

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