The Kris and Kay Memorial Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$1,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 8

Monday
Awarded By:

Austin 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. Must reside in and attend a high school in the Austin or Eanes Independent School Districts in Texas.
  3. Must have a parent who is currently battling cancer, or a parent who has been lost to cancer.
  4. This award is for U.S. students.

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

Description: The Kris and Kay Memorial Scholarship is available for graduating high school seniors in Austin or Eames Texas. Applicants must have lost a parent to cancer, or have a parent who is currently battling cancer.

Application requirements for the The Kris and Kay Memorial Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
Additional Information: The Kris and Kay Memorial Scholarship is provided in memory of Kris Newsom and Kay Guleke: the award seeks to celebrate their lives and remember the tragic end to their battles with cancer. To be eligible for this scholarship, students must be graduating high school seniors in Austin or Eanes Independent School Districts (ISD) in Texas who have been personally affected through the cancer diagnosis of a parent. Applicants will be evaluated as to their responses on the emotional and financial struggles of living with a parent who has battled cancer, as well as evidence of consistent academic success throughout these times. The Austin Community Foundation was founded in 1977 and has provided more than $6.5 million in scholarship awards since the foundation's scholarship program began in 1996. Each year, more than 400 new scholarship awards worth greater than $600,000 are provided through a variety of aid programs designed to assist students in the Austin, Texas area and beyond.

Award Amount: $1,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $1,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 8

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Monday, April 8

Applications and additional information about the The Kris and Kay Memorial Scholarship are available online at the Austin Community Foundation website. To apply for this award, students must complete the online application form and submit all documents and information required in the supplemental question section. For this scholarship, the following additional documents are required: proof of financial need; two letters of recommendation; and any other supplemental materials requested on the application form. All applications and supporting documents must be submitted online by the deadline date. Any late or incomplete submissions will not be considered.
Contact: n/a
Address: 4315 Guadalupe Street Suite 300 Austin, Texas 78751

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