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Application Criteria & Instructions

 

  • You must be a graduating senior living in Teller County. 

  • Scholarships will be awarded to students attending a 2 or 4 -year accredited college or university, vocational school, or certification program.  

  • Your cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) should be at least 3.0 on the current 4.0  scale. You must demonstrate intellectual promise and academic achievement. 

  • You must demonstrate a potential for leadership and useful citizenship. Examples of this would include extra-curricular activities, community volunteer work and leadership roles within your community such as Key Club.  Scholarships are awarded upon exceptional fulfillment of the above criteria, not necessarily upon financial need or GPA. 

*NOTE:  Students of exceptional or unusual qualifications who do not fulfill the above criteria are still encouraged to apply.

Please attach a letter of explanation of the exceptional circumstances. 

  

Documents required for the application to be accepted: 

  1. Complete application – Part A 

  2. 1 personal reference (see specific requirements) – Part B 

  3. 1 extracurricular/ reference (see specific requirements) – Part C 

  4. Counselor sheet – Part D 

  5. Transcript – Part E 

  6. Personal Motto/Mantra or Impact Statement – Part F 

 

 

The deadline is March 31, 2024.

 

  • Send all documents in one email.  

  • Applications will be evaluated by the Kiwanis Scholarship Committee.

  • Selections of scholarship winners will be announced prior to the close of the school year.

 

  • Winners will be invited to a UPWP Kiwanis breakfast ceremony to accept their scholarship award. 

 

  • All monetary awards will be paid directly to the college, university, or vocational school on behalf of the student. 

Scholarship Application Form

By my signature below, I understand that if I am granted a scholarship, I will maintain a  satisfactory academic standing while in college/university/certification program and conduct myself in a creditable manner. Lastly, I affirm that the information in this application is accurate and true.

Thanks for submitting!

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