MO-KAN-NE Veteran's Scholarship

One $300 MO-KAN-NE Veterans scholarship will be available in 2018. One state in the MO-KAN-NE chapter is eligible to receive the award each year. The scholarship award is distributed based on the existing chapter rotation schedule. In 2018 NEBRASKA is the chosen MKN chapter to receive the MO-KAN-NE Veterans scholarship.

The MO-KAN-NE Veterans scholarship is sponsored by the Country Club Plaza Marriott in Kansas City, MO. The scholarship supports veterans in lessening the financial burden of educational expenses as they pursue higher education. The student applicant must meet the following criteria:

a) Be an honorably discharged veteran or current member of the Armed Services (Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force or Coast Guard) to include the Reserve and National Guard;

b) Be enrolled in a two-year or four-year post-secondary institution for the upcoming academic year; and

c) Be a present or former participant in a TRIO program with a NEBRASKA affiliation

In addition,

a) The applicant must submit a completed student application with an essay and TRIO nominator form;

b) The nominator must be a current EOA member; and

c) A veteran with a dishonorable discharge is not eligible.

Have Questions or Need Assistance? Contact Tameka Herrion, MO-KAN-NE Scholarship Chair, at therrion@stlgives.org or (314) 880-4960.

Award
$300, non-renewable
Deadline
03/16/2018
Supplemental Questions
  1. In order to apply for this MO-KAN-NE Veteran's scholarship, you must be nominated by a TRIO staff person from your respective program AND they must be a current EOA member. Please, 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. List your TRIO/EOP program affiliation (e.g. SSS, UB, REM):
  4. Please indicate your armed services affiliation.
  5. ESSAY: Write an essay not exceeding 600 words describing (1) The impact TRIO/EOP and Armed Services has had on your educational goals; (2) A specific description of your plan to obtain your post-secondary degree; and (3) Why the Veterans Scholarship is important to you.
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