The purpose of the Fund shall be to provide scholarships to graduates of high schools in Bates County, Missouri, who plan to further their education at a four-year college or university and pursue a degree in either the educational field or medical field.
The students eligible for assistance shall
(a) be graduating from a high school in Bates County, Missouri;
(b) have at least a 3.0 cumulative high school GPA;
(c) demonstrate financial need; and
(d) be enrolling in a four-year college or university to pursue a degree in either the educational or medical fields.
Extracurricular activities and community service may also be considered.