Roger W. Morrison Scholarship

Colleagues of Dr. Roger W. Morrison established this scholarship fund in 1998 as a tribute to the constant support, encouragement, and leadership that Dr. Morrison offered to his fellow physicians.

The purpose of the Roger W. Morrison Scholarship Fund is to assist the employees, spouses of employees, and children of employees of Pathologist Medical Laboratory and Mission Hospitals Laboratories with the rising costs of higher education.

If there are no qualified candidates for the scholarship according to the stated criteria, the funds will then be available through the existing Rotary Club of Asheville scholarship program, with a preference for an Asheville High School graduating senior.


One-time $1,500

Number Of Awards

One Award


Jan. 22, 2024


Pathologist’s Medical Laboratory and Mission Hospitals Laboratories employees with eighteen (18) months of completed service at the time of application qualify for the Scholarship. Qualified employees, spouses of employees, and children of employees may apply to the fund. At the time of application, the applicant must be a senior in a secondary school or doing equivalent work, or a secondary school graduate. All donors to the fund and their children are ineligible for this scholarship.

CFWNC ensures that all scholarship recipients are selected on an objective and nondiscriminatory basis and that selections are based on specific guidelines and criteria for each fund.

Selection Criteria

  • Financial need
  • Academic achievement/potential
  • Community service, extra-curricular activities, and work experience.

To Apply

To apply, students must complete an application online. The application, with required attachments, must be submitted online on or before the deadline. Award Year 2024 closed.

Application Procedure

The scholarship program is administered by The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina. Please direct any questions about this scholarship to the Foundation's Scholarship Officer, at

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