Lillian Lewis Macer Scholarship

Lillian Lewis Macer
Lillian Lewis Macer

Lillian Lewis Macer was the first African-American math teacher in the Worthington School System. She taught math in the then predominately white district for over (20+) years. Mrs. Macer had a love for students and their success in math. Mrs. Macer retired from Worthington Schools in 1987, where she earned many honors and recognitions until her passing in January of 2013.  Her commitment to excellence and drive for success has been unmatched. 

We currently offer this scholarship to graduating seniors of Worthington High School in the Greater Columbus, OH area.  Criteria required for application include:

  • Students must currently be enrolled at a Worthington High School.
  • Student must be a senior in high school scheduled to graduate in the year applying.
  • Student must have maintained at least a 3.0 GPA throughout his or her final year of high school and up through graduation.
  • Students must be in good-standing with the high school; meaning no disciplinary actions, attendance or pending issues.
  • Student must plan to attend college or technical school in the coming year.
  • Student must plan to pursue a degree in a science, technology, engineering or math (STEM).

In addition to an application, student must agree to be interviewed by our Foundation Board.  This scholarship will be offered during the spring of applicable school years. 

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Lillian Lewis Macer Scholarship Application

  • Essay

    Please answer the following questions on an attached page in an essay-format.
    - List any academic honors, awards and membership activities in you high school experience
    - List your hobbies, outside interests, extracurricular activities and school related volunteer activities
    - List your non-school sponsored volunteer activities in the community
    - Explain (in detail) why you have chosen to pursue a degree in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM)
    - Why is this particular scholarship meaningful to you?
  • Please upload the following:
    - Transcript
    - Two letters of recommendation
    - Responses to essay questions
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