Elizabeth Miller Watkins Memorial Scholarship Fund

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Amount
Awarded

$8,000

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. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be an undergraduate student at the time of application.
  3. Must attend the University of Kansas.
  4. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  5. Preference is given to women.
  6. Prioity is also given to students who are the first in their families to attend college.

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

Description: The Elizabeth Miller Watkins Memorial Scholarship Fund is provided annually to undergraduate students at the University of Kansas who have unmet financial need and a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Preference will be given to women who are the first of their families to attend college.

Application requirements for the Elizabeth Miller Watkins Memorial Scholarship Fund are:

  • Application form
  • Essay
  • Proof of financial need
Additional Information: The Elizabeth Miller Watkins Memorial Scholarship Fund is available for students at the University of Kansas who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Award selection will consider the applicants' academic achievements, financial need, as well as essays submitted as part of the scholarship application. Special preference will be given to women who are the first to attend college in their family. The administration and management of this scholarship is provided through the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation. Originally founded in 1978, the GKCCF was designed to provide a single point of support and professional charity organization for various charitable organizations throughout the local area. Over the years, the scope of this mission has expanded to include grants, scholarships, and other philanthropic initiatives within Kansas City, throughout the Midwest, and even nation-wide. Questions about this scholarship and other inquiries should be directed to [email protected]

Award Amount: $2,000 annually, paid out in two equal installments during the fall and spring semester. Previous recipients are eligible to reapply for renewal in future years.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $8,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Sunday, March 1

Application instructions and additional information about the Elizabeth Miller Watkins Memorial Scholarship Fund are available online at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation (GKCCF) website. In addition to the completed online application form, applicants for this scholarship must submit the following: an essay about Elizabeth Miller Watkins; proof of financial need; transcripts or other records of academic performance that include a current or recent grade point average; and additional information about any leadership roles, community service, or volunteer efforts that may be pertinent to the award. Completed applications with all supporting documents must be received no later than the deadline date. Late and incomplete submissions will not be considered.
Contact: -
Address: 1055 Broadway Blvd., Suite 130 Kansas City, Kansas 64105

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