December 21, 2018, Celina, OH — Celina Insurance Group and its employees, in conjunction with the Mercer County Civic Foundation, are offering three $1,000 scholarships to be awarded in the spring of 2019. High school graduates pursuing a degree in an insurance-related major such as Actuarial Science, Business, Communications, Computer Science, Finance, Pre-Law, Risk Management & Insurance, etc. are eligible.

Eligible applicants must reside in Mercer or Auglaize County and graduate from a high school in either county or be a child/grandchild of a current Celina Insurance Group employee (no county requirement). Each 2019 scholarship recipient will be eligible for the Don Montgomery Memorial Renewal Scholarship in the amount of $500 in the spring of 2020 if the guidelines set forth have been met by the recipient.

If a scholarship winner registers for at least six or more credit hours during each semester at Wright State University – Lake Campus, the Western Ohio Educational Foundation (WOEF) will award the recipient a matching scholarship of an additional $1,000. WOEF will also match the Don Montgomery Memorial Renewal Scholarship in the amount of $500 in 2020 if the recipient qualifies.

The top applicants will be determined based on their application and a written essay on the topic indicated on the application form. The selected winners will be notified in late spring.

Please contact your school’s Guidance Counselor or the Mercer County Civic Foundation for a copy of the application. Applications must be postmarked by February 10, 2019. For more information, please contact the Mercer County Civic Foundation at 419-586-9950.

Founded in 1914, Celina Insurance Group is comprised of four mutual property and casualty insurance companies. Celina underwrites auto, non-standard auto, farm, home, commercial auto and property insurance, as well as umbrella and casualty coverage in six Midwestern states. Celina Insurance Group is represented by some 500 independent agencies.