Board of Directors Scholarship: MO-KAN-NE

These Board of Directors scholarships are sponsored by the MO-KAN-NE Board of Directors. Students are nominated by TRIO professionals in their respective chapter and the state chapter scholarship committee evaluates applications and selects the recipients. The number of Board Scholarships varies each year, depending on financial resources. Board Scholarships are non-renewable.

in 2018, twelve (12) $1,000 Board of Directors scholarships are available from MO-KAN-NE; four (4) per state with two (2) designated for college students and two (2) designated for pre-college students. The criterion to be considered by the Chapter Scholarship Committee is below.

The student applicant must meet the following criteria:

  1. Applicant holds first-generation, low-income, or disabled TRIO student status;
  2. is enrolled, or anticipated enrollment for current high school seniors, in a two-year or four-year post secondary institution for the next academic year;
  3. has cumulative minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale; and
  4. can demonstrate involvement in co-curricular or community activities.

In addition,

  • The applicant must submit a completed student application with transcripts, an essay, and nominator’s reference.
  • The applicant must participate in a TRIO/EOP program within the MKN region.
  • The nominator must be a MKN/EOA member as of the March 16 scholarship deadline.

*Please contact Tameka Herrion, MO-KAN-NE scholarship committee chair at 314-880-4960 or

Recipients will be announced at the 2018 40th Annual MKN Professional Conference. Official notifications will be e-mailed to award recipients and their nominators in the following week.

$1,000, non-renewable
Supplemental Questions
  1. In order to apply for this Board of Directors scholarship, you must be nominated by a TRIO staff person from your respective program AND they must be a current EOA member. Please, click on the "Add a New Reference" link to enter the name and e-mail address of your nominator and they will be sent a nomination email to complete and submit on your behalf.
  2. I am a current participant in a TRIO program in:
  3. If you uploaded a current transcript with your current semester schedule for the general application, no further action is needed. If the transcript you uploaded did not include a current semester schedule, upload it here.
  4. ESSAY: Write an essay describing the impact of TRIO on your education and why the Board of Directors Scholarship is important to you. (600 word limit)
  5. Share with the scholarship committee your co-curricular and/or community involvement including responsibilities and any positions held.
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