The purpose of this scholarship is to provide one or more annual scholarships to help Marshall County disadvantaged youth -- preferably between the ages of 16 and 21 -- learn how to make a living by learning a trade. Preference will be given to children of foster parents. A high school diploma is not a pre-requisite for receipt of the scholarship/s. The scholarship may be awarded for secondary or post-secondary courses.
The Dr. Christie L. Peterson Scholarship is renewable annually to previous recipients.