Marvin Brooks Educational Fund

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Amount
Awarded

$2,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 1

Sunday
Awarded By:

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a graduating high school senior.
  2. This award is for U.S. students.
  3. Must reside in and attend high school in Jackson County, Missouri.
  4. Must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The Marvin Brooks Educational Fund is available for graduating high school seniors in Jackson County, Missouri who have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and unmet financial need.

Application requirements for the Marvin Brooks Educational Fund are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Personal statement
  • Recommendation letter
Additional Information: The Marvin Brooks Educational Fund is provided annually to graduating high school seniors in Jackson County, Missouri who have a GPA of 2.5 or higher and unmet financial need. The award is provided in honor of Marvin Brooks, a local area man who devoted his life to education as a teacher, principal, and leader in the Kansas City School District. Award selection will be based on a combination of academic achievement, unmet financial need, as well as the strength of submitted recommendation letters and other application materials. This scholarship is administered through the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation (GKCCF), a local area charity founded in 1978 with the purpose of providing a dedicated and consolidated resource for diverse and otherwise unrelated charity efforts. From its humble beginnings, the scope of the GKCCF has expanded to include the broader regional area, as well as national inititatives, scholarships, and other programs designed to benefit communities across the country.

Award Amount: $2,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

The application deadline date has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to remain the same as last year. The deadline date shown here is tentative based on last year's date. Please check back in January for a refreshed application deadline date. Applications and information about the Marvin Brooks Educational Fund are available online at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation (GKCCF) website. To be considered for this scholarship, students must submit a completed online application form as well as the following documents and responses to the supplemental questions: a completed educational budget section of the application; an essay of up to 500 words in length addressing the topic on the application; a brief personal statement detailing any unusual circumstances or causes of financial need; and two letters of recommendation from someone who is not related to the applicant. All applications and supporting documents must be submitted online by the deadline date. Any late or incomplete submissions will be discarded.
Contact: -
Address: 1055 Broadway Blvd., Suite 130 Kansas City, Kansas 64105

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