On this page the KWC Financial Aid Office shares information it has received about external scholarship or grant opportunities that may be of interest to the KWC community. Please contact the Financial Aid Office if we can be of any assistance.
Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger
Sodexo Foundation is accepting applications for the Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarship program presently through December 5, 2013. Through scholarship awards, Sodexo Foundation recognizes and rewards students who are driving awareness and mobilizing youth to be catalysts for innovative models and solutions to eliminate hunger across the country. Scholarship recipients each receive $5,000 for their education and a matching $5,000 grant for the hunger-related charity of their choice.
Additionally, Sodexo Foundation offers $500 Youth Grants for youth-led service projects that bring together young people, families, Sodexo employees and other community members to address childhood hunger during Global Youth Service Day April 11-13, 2014. The application period closes Jan. 31, 2014.
Scarlett Family Foundation
Students from middle- Tennesse
- Graduated high school (or GED) from one of the eligible counties.
- Demonstrate financial need via 1040 tax return.
- GPA of 2.5 or higher.
- Pursuing a business degree at a 4-yr, non-profit college or university.
- Planning to enroll full-time in the fall of 2014
The qualified applicant has demonstrated entrepreneurial interests or leadership as evidenced by any of the following:
- starting your own business;
participation in one or more business-related organizations like DECA, FBLA, Youth About Business, Junior Achievement and The National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship;
through other business related initiatives and any endeavors or work experience you have offered as community service.
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Mesothelioma Group Cancer Scholarship
The Mesothelioma Group is proud to present the first bi-annual Mesothelioma Group Cancer Scholarship, awarding $1,500 to one male and one female student who have experienced and overcome strong adversity in the face of cancer. Valid applicants include those diagnosed with cancer (active or in remission), those who have lost a parent to cancer, or those whose parent is currently fighting cancer.
Our first scholarship contest challenges entrants to write a (typed) 500-1,500 word personal essay in which you explain your adversity, need for financial assistance, and provide specific examples of how you have used your cancer experience to positively impact the lives of other young adults. Additional consideration will be provided for those demonstrating leadership and a dedication to community service.
Please follow the scholarship guidelines listed below.
Scholarship Criteria for Inquiring Participants
Enrollment in an accredited high school, four-year university, community college, or graduate degree program
Applicants must be citizens of the United States and must be attending or planning to attend a U.S. based university
Students must be considered in academic “Good Standing” at their current institution (e.g. not on academic probation or suspension)
Applicant must have a minimum cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher (or equivalent)
Please provide the following:
Your typed essay in a legible font (Times New Roman, Arial, or other common font; 12 pt) with your Full Name, Home Address, Email Address, and Phone Number listed at the top
Printed transcript or statement of your GPA from your school (unofficial transcripts are also accepted)
(Optional, but recommended): A list of any honors you have received, as well as relevant volunteer experience; please provide a brief explanation (1-2 sentences) for each
All entries must be completed by December 1, 2013 for Spring enrollment and March 1, 2014 for Fall enrollment. No other additional documents or forms (letters of recommendations, etc.) are required. Entries must be submitted via email to the address listed at the bottom of the page.
Further Information to Consider:
All entry information can be found on this page; there is no formal application form to fill out
Students may only submit one entry per scholarship period
A transcript or statement of your GPA from your school must be included as an attachment with your essay
Once entries are received, they will be reviewed by a selection committee composed of managing staff members at The Mesothelioma Group. The decision of the panel will be based on which student best shows strength in the face of adversity, a need for financial assistance, and who best uses their cancer experience to positively impact the lives of other young adults. Medical hardship, a dedication to community service, and a commitment to educational and professional goals will also be considered when making the final decision.The winning students will be selected and notified by December 31, 2013 for Spring enrollment, and May 1, 2014 for Fall enrollment. Each winner will be awarded a $1,500 scholarship.
Please send essay and all materials to email@example.com using the subject line:ATTN: MesotheliomaGroup.com Cancer Scholarship
- See more at: http://www.mesotheliomagroup.com/cancer-scholarship/#sthash.PBK1FQ7X.dpuf