KENNEWICK KIWANIS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

2016-2017

The Kennewick Kiwanis Foundation will support a minimum of two scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year. The purposes of all available scholarships are to provide assistance for high school seniors enrolling in institutions of higher education in the fall term of 2017. A minimum of one four- year $1,000 renewable scholarship and one one-year $1,000 scholarship will be announced by June 1, 2017. The Foundation scholarship awards are cash awards conditioned upon confirmed enrollment in the accredited institution of choice. One-year Foundation scholarships are a one-time award. Four-year scholarships are annually renewed for three additional consecutive years based on continued successful enrollment and annual requests and reports to the Kennewick Kiwanis Foundation.

STUDENT ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS The Student:

  1. Must be a graduating senior from a high school or a certified high school affiliated with the Kennewick or Finley School Districts.

  2. Must be enrolled in an institution of higher education by the fall term of 2017.

  3. Must have an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher, based on a 4.0 scale or equivalent.

  4. Will have taken the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and/or the American College Test (ACT)

    and have results in hand by the date of the application.

  5. Show evidence of leadership and participation in community service activities.

  6. Show personal and financial need.

The committee members will evaluate applicants as follows:

  1. Scholarship Record 10%

  2. One Page Essay 10%

  3. Recommendations 10%

  4. Leadership 10%

  5. Service 15%

  6. Need 45%

APPLICATION PROCEDURE Note: (Please carefully read the entire application form.) 1.* Send the completed application, postmarked no later than APRIL 14, 2017.

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Mail to:

Kennewick Kiwanis Foundation Scholarship Attn: Hank Sauer, Scholarship Coordinator

2306 S. Anderson Pl. Kennewick, WA 99337-2918

2. Provide a copy of your high school transcript, signed by the counselor or principal, showing all grades through the end of your junior year.

3.* Provide a cover letter briefly introducing yourself and presenting the reasons why the selection committee should select you for the scholarship award.

Available at: http://www.kennewickkiwanis.org (Click on: Kennewick Foundation; then Foundation Scholarship)
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