Memorial Scholarships

2021 Scholarship Application

At Landon Padgett Memorial Fund, we believe as Landon believed that education is a pathway to opportunity. So, we established Landon Padgett Memorial Scholarships to be awarded annually to deserving young people who exhibit Landon’s qualities and interests. 



This year, we will be awarding five $2,000 scholarships to graduating seniors at Bleckley County High School in Cochran, Georgia - Landon's alma mater.  


Click the link below to download the application.


2021 Landon Padgett Memorial Scholarships Application



  1. Applicants must complete and file an official application and any required materials by the deadline date as pre-determined by the Board of Trustees of Landon Padgett Memorial Fund.

  2. This award may be used for any educational expenses that a student may have in furthering his/her education. (Such as, but not limited to: tuition, books, room & board etc.).

  3. Application and attachments must be complete and legible to ensure proper review.

  4. All application materials must be submitted to Angie Knighton by Wednesday, March 31st.

  5. Number and amount of scholarship award(s) in any given year is strictly subject to the discretion of the Board of Trustees of Landon Padgett Memorial Fund.


  1. Applicant must be Bleckley County High School Senior in the graduating class of 2021.

  2. Applicant must be accepted and/or enrolled in a nationally-accredited two or four-year college or university.

  3. Applicant must agree to allow Landon Padgett Memorial Fund to share his/her story and images in marketing materials and on social media if selected as an awardee.

  4. All qualified persons who submit an application form would be eligible for the scholarship regardless of gender, race, creed, color, sexual orientation or nationality.