Application Requirements:The Great Unknowns Scholarship website details that applicants to The Great Unknowns Scholarship must meet all of the following criteria: • Be a high school senior or graduate, or a current post-secondary undergraduate. • Be age 24 and under, as of the March 13, 2019, application deadline. • Reside in the United States as a legal citizen. • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the United States for the entire upcoming 2019-20 academic year.
Selection Criteria for Finalists and RecipientsApplicants will be evaluated on the following criteria: • Academic performance. • Demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities. • Financial need. Financial need, as calculated by Scholarship America, must be demonstrated for the student to be considered for an award. • Applicant Essay - "How I Give it Everything." We want to know how you embody the spirit of Give it Everything in your life. • A letter of recommendation from a person of standing within the community; for example, a pastor, employer, mayor, police officer, teacher, or other. The letter should address how the applicant embodies the spirit of Give it Everything as they pursue their goals.
Selection Process:From all submitted applications, Scholarship America will select 100 finalists based upon the first four criteria listed above; academic performance, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, and financial need. From the 100 finalists, KMA will select 16 recipients based upon all selection criteria listed above. Here are the award details:
The Great Unknowns ScholarshipDeadline: 3/13/19
Available to: High School Seniors through College Seniors
Award Amount: 16 Awards of $5,000 The Great Unknowns Scholarship is open to high school seniors or graduates, and current undergraduate students. You must be a U.S. citizen, age 24 and under as of March 13, 2019, and plan to enroll full-time in a course of undergraduate study for the upcoming 2019-2020 academic year in order to be considered for this award. Selection is based on academic performance, demonstrated leadership and participation in school and community activities, financial need and your essay response to the the statement "How I Give it Everything". Get more information on the The Great Unknowns Scholarship.