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Madison Golden K Kiwanis Scholarships

Application Deadline - February 1, 2018

Award applications will be distributed to high school guidance counselors, Key club advisors, and others in order to identify qualified candidates.

Golden K Kiwanis Scholarship Instructions
Golden K Kiwanis Scholarship Application
Golden K Kiwanis Scholarship Reference

 

The 2017 Scholarship Recipient is Hannah Krupp

Madison West High School

Hannah Krupp with her parents, Mike and Jennifer 

 

The 2016 Scholarship Recipients were Lisa Xiong and Lanier Walls

Madison East High School

 

Lisa Xiong, center, Ron Schuler, committee chair and Lisa's brother

Left-right, Helen Dorak (Golden K), Lanier Walls, Alesha Flowers (Lanier's mother) and Leo Walsh(Golden K)

The Madison Golden K Kiwanis Scholarships were established with funds from the Madison Golden K Kiwanis Club becoming available in 2016. The members of the Golden K Club requested members of Kiwanis of Madison West Foundation to administer the scholarship application process. Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded annually to two students from four Madison Public High Schools:Madison Memorial, Madison LeFollette, Madison West and Madison East. Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded annually based on the criteria below. One of the scholarships will be awarded to a student demonstrating a financial need.

Candidates for the Madison Golden K Kiwanis Club Scholarships should have made significant contributions to their school community as well as to their neighborhood and city communities. They should be good students with strong leadership records. They should have a record of participation in extracurricular activities and be good citizens of their school and their community.

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants for the Madison Golden K Kiwanis Scholarships must be high school seniors currently enrolled at Madison  High Schools who plan to attend a college, university or technical schools in Wisconsin. There are no requirements regarding course of study. One scholarship recipient must have 100 hours of community service during their high school career and a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. The second recipient must meet financial need requirements, 50 hours of community service during their high school career, and 2.0 cumulative grade point average. 

The scholarship check will be transferred in the student’s name from the West Kiwanis Foundation to the bursar of the Wisconsin college or university designated by the student. Candidates must complete the attached application form and provide at least one (but not more than two) letter(s) of reference from a faculty member who is able to evaluate the candidate’s qualifications. Selection of the award recipient will be based on the following criteria:

Community service (30 points)
Scholarship (15 points)
Extracurricular activities (15 points)
Leadership (10 points)
Communications skills (10 points)
Essay on the importance of community service (20 points)

Award applications will be distributed to high school guidance counselors, Key club advisors, and others in order to identify qualified candidates.

Golden K Kiwanis Scholarship Instructions
Golden K Kiwanis Scholarship Application
Golden K Kiwanis Scholarship Reference