Wayne and Grace Plott Memorial

Grace and her husband Wayne were long time Haywood County residents, living in the Bethel
Community. Grace was a former employee of Champion International Paper (Evergreen Packaging) and a member of Canton Central United Methodist Church. Grace and Wayne, who had no children of their own, wanted to help improve the lives of children from Haywood County.

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


• Graduating High School Senior 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.