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Bob Carney Memorial Scholarship

Bob Carney Memorial Scholarship

The Bob Carney “Commitment to Community” Scholarship is an award presented by Taylor-Made Deep Creek Sales in the memory of Bob Carney, the beloved Broker and Sales Manager from 2016-2021 who helped pave the foundation of our real estate company and grow TMDCS to one of the largest real estate companies in the area. This award has been created to honor and carry-on Bob’s legacy and passion for our company, his team, and our community through leadership, commitment, and volunteerism. This Scholarship will be awarded to qualified and chosen individuals per calendar year beginning in 2021 and ending upon the discretion of Taylor-Made Deep Creek Sales Owners. 

About the Bob Carney Memorial Scholarship 

Amount: $2,500 

Scholarship funds will be payable to the Academic Institution or Trade School of choice.  

The Scholarship will be awarded to ONE chosen applicant by the Selection Committee. 

To be used for: 

Tuition, Academic Supplies, Meal Plans, Room and Board Costs.  Other expenses may be considered. 

Eligibility: Who can apply? 

Any high school senior that is currently enrolled in school in Garrett County, Maryland during the time of application and will be attending college or trade school in the fall of 2024 that fulfills all criteria required for submission.   

Criteria for Applying: 

Record of Volunteering either with Taylor-Made in a certain capacity, or within the community at any event or within a local organization in which you are not compensated in the form of currency. 

Volunteer Hours: 50 Minimum, over 100 Ideal 

GPA-Minimum of 3.0 

School Transcript  

2 Letters of Recommendation from someone other than a family member of why you should be chosen based on the criteria 

Essay written by the applicant no more than 500 words on why volunteering is so important to your community and what it means to you. 

3 Skills or Goals that you intend to gain as a result of being the recipient of the Scholarship. 

(The recipient must meet all of the standard criteria required for the scholarship but also distinguish themselves from the rest of the applicants) 

Application Process: 

How to Apply-online or send hard copy to Taylor-Made Deep Creek Sales, Attn. Shelia McCracken, 35 Towne Centre Way, McHenry, MD 21541

Timeline for 2024 

Application Process Opens-February 15, 2024-May 1, 2024 

Application Deadline-May 1, 2024 

Selection Process 

  • Selection Committee Members include: Jodi Refosco, Chad Taylor, Joe Refosco, Betsy Holcomb, Jay Ferguson, Shelia McCracken, Patrick Franc 
  • Selection Dates: May 1, 2024-May 15, 2024 
  • Recipient Announcement -Late May 2024 at the High School Awards Assembly 

Funds Distributed-Late Summer/Fall 2024  

*Recipient of Scholarship may be required to acknowledge and sign a Scholarship Agreement. 

“Just be better today than you were yesterday.” Bob Carney