Doris Eugenia Plott Memorial

Doris Eugenia Plott was a native and lifelong resident of Haywood County. She established this scholarship before her death in hopes to improve the lives of students graduating from Pisgah High School. Doris was a graduate of Bethel High School and retired from Champion International Paper (Evergreen Packaging). She was a member of Canton Central United Methodist Church.

This is a renewable scholarship for $5,000 per year for up to four years totaling $20,000.


• Graduating High School Senior from Pisgah High School
• Minimum GPA of 3.0
• Financial Need
• Preference given to participants in extra-curricular activities
• Attending a four-year college or university


A committee, appointed by the Foundation, will review the applications. The committee will make a recommendation for the recipient of the scholarship. The selection process shall consist of a review and evaluation of the scholarship application and possibly a personal interview. The Board of Directors of the Foundation will make the final decision on the recipient of this scholarship. The Board’s decision shall be final. The Haywood County Schools Foundation, Inc., a tax-exempt charitable foundation, will administer the scholarship fund.