The preferred award recipient will be a Business or Nursing student from Athens County. If applicants not available from Athens, a Business or Nursing student from any county may be considered. The scholarship award amount is $500 and must be used for educational expenses to include tuition, fees, books, room, board, and transportation.
Joyce D. Malone was a resident of Athens, Ohio and an employee of Ohio University. She was a member of the local chapter of Professional Secretaries International (now known as the International Association of Administrative Professionals - IAAP) and was an advocate for the advancement of those in the profession. The scholarship is available to residents of Athens County who are enrolled in the Office Administration program at Hocking College. Office Administration students outside of Athens County may also be given consideration. Student must be registered for classes at the time of review and enrolled full-time for the terms the scholarship will be awarded.