Donald Ricketts Scholarship

Donald Ricketts Scholarship

Donald Ricketts is the 1950 Valedictorian of Lincoln High School in Evansville, IN. He is a graduate of the University of Evansville with a degree in electronic engineering. He is internationally recognized as an expert on piezoelectric polymer transducers. He has 2 patents. In 2000 he received the University of Evansville Distinguished Alumnus Award.

Deadline:  04/25/2018

Award:  Various



  • Must be a high school senior.
  • Must live in Vanderburgh County, IN.
  • Must be African American.
  • Must have demonstrated academic success with a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Must enroll full-time at an accredited college, university, community or junior college or vocational/technical program in the Fall.
  • Must major in science, math, or technology.
  • Must complete a scholarship application.
  • Must not be placed on academic probation by the university (school) to receive the second disbursement of this scholarship award.


Application and further information can be found here:

Donald Ricketts Scholarship Application