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Alameda Kiwanis Foundation 2017 Scholarships

The application form is available on-line (pdf format)

 

Scholarships Available

 

Scholarship Name

Award Amount

Applicants considered

Kiwanis Foundation Scholarship

$8,000 ($2,000/year x 4 years)

Candidate exhibits a strong background in community service.

Asher Broughton Scholarship

$8,000 ($2,000/year x 4 years)

Candidate:

1.       Is an active member of ROTC; and/or

2.       Has a parent who is serving or has served in any branch of the U.S. military.

John Hanson Scholarship

$6,000 ($1,500/year x 4 years)

Candidate exhibits a strong background in community service.

Key Club Scholarship

$5,000 ($1,250/year x 4 years)

Candidate is currently a member in good standing of either the Alameda High School or Encinal High School Key Club. (The members of the Kiwanis Club of Alameda fund this scholarship.)

Martin & Lucille Stohr Scholarship

$3,500 ($1,750/year x 2 years)

Candidate must attend a University of California, California State University, or a California Community College.

Virginia Hanson Scholarship

$3,000 (one time award)

Preference given to students pursuing a career in education

 

Scholarship Eligibility

 

Candidates for any of the above-named scholarships must meet the following qualifications:

 

1.       Resident of the City of Alameda.

2.       2017 graduate of any high school in the City of Alameda.

3.       Must have:

a.       Applied to a vocational or trade school, or a college or university (collectively “institution”) accredited by an agency recognized by the US Department of Education Office of Post-secondary Education; and

b.       Demonstrated scholastic or other ability.

4.       Has a financial need, evidenced by the Student Aid Report from the US Department of Education (the candidate must have filed a Free Application for Federal Student Aid).

5.       Demonstrates character, integrity and leadership through participation in school and/or extra curricular activities.

 

Funding of the Scholarship

 

Funding of Alameda Kiwanis Foundation scholarships is subject to the following:

 

1.       Funds will be disbursed after commencement of the academic term each year, payable to the institution and the student.

2.       Scholarship funds are to be used only for the payment of tuition, room and board, incidental fees, and books.

3.       Recipient must provide the following yearly documentation:

a.       Verification of enrollment as a full-time student for the upcoming term at an accredited institution;

b.       Transcripts from the accredited institution demonstrating a satisfactory scholastic record (not on academic probation) for the preceding academic year.

c.       The yearly Student Aid Report that demonstrates a continued financial need.

4.       If at anytime the student does not maintain full time academic status or enrolls in a non-accredited institution, the scholarship will be forfeited and revert back to the Alameda Kiwanis Foundation.

 

Please use the forms as provided to apply for these scholarships. Use additional paper only as needed.

 

The Scholarship Committee of the Alameda Kiwanis Foundation will consider your application and make its recommendations to the Board of Directors of the Alameda Kiwanis Foundation.  All decisions of the Board of Directors are final.  Announcement of the scholarship awards will be made in April 2017 and a Scholarship Awards Dinner will be held May 3, 2017.

 

ALL APPLICATIONS AND DOCUMENTS MUST BE COMPLETED AND SUBMITTED NO LATER THAN APRIL 14, 2017 (POSTMARK DATE). INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

 

MAIL YOUR APPLICATION TO:

 

Alameda Kiwanis Foundation

PO Box 1217

Alameda, CA 94501

 

 

Application forms are available on-line (pdf format)

or in the counseling offices at the local high schools