This scholarship was established by the City of Picher in memory of Carolyn Elmore to help a student of the Picher School System or a descendant of an individual who attended the Picher School System. This student must be enrolled in 12 hours at NEO, and must maintain a 2.5 or higher G.P.A. Students who are majoring in a Health Science field are preferred. This student is selected by a committee of former citizens of Picher, Oklahoma, and/or educators from the Picher School System. The applicant must submit an essay with their application detailing their connection to Picher and what the town means to them.