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SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Applications must be received at the School of Economics by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 5, 2021.

SCHOLARSHIP BACKGROUND

The Board of Directors established this scholarship in May, 2004. The School Of Economics Scholarship is funded through the generous donations of individuals, businesses, and organizations.

PURPOSE

The School of Economics Scholarship promotes the pursuit of a career in a business-related field of study (e.g., entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer/information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics, and management).

NUMBER OF RECIPIENTS

A total of two (2) scholarships may be awarded each year. One will be made available to a graduating senior from the Blue Springs R-IV School District and one will be presented to a graduating senior who was home or private schooled, or who attended a public school outside of Blue Springs R-IV School District. All applicants must have attended the School of Economics at some time during their K-6 school years.

SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT

The award amount of a non-renewable School of Economics scholarship is $500.00

ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES

  1. The applicant must be a graduating senior of the Blue Springs R-IV School District or a graduating senior who was home schooled, privately schooled, or attended a public school outside of the Blue Springs R-IV School District.
  2. The applicant must pursue a higher education degree or specialized trade/vocational training in a business-related field/occupation.
  3. The applicant must have attended the Blue Springs School of Economics some time during his/her years as a K-6 student.
  4. The applicant must have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above. 
  5. The applicant must have record of involvement in civic, community, or extra-curricular activities.
  6. The applicant must submit an essay of 500 words or less that includes a favorite memory/experience from attending the School of Economics and elaborates upon how the Scholarship will make future career goals more attainable.
  7. The applicant shall in no way be excluded from applying due to gender, race, religion, or any other discriminatory designation.
  8. The recipient must utilize the scholarship within one (1) year of the date it was awarded.

SELECTION PROCESS

The Selection Committee will consist of members of the School of Economics Board of Directors. The award will be announced in May, 2021.

SEND APPLICATION TO

SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS 

SCHOLARSHIP COMMITTEE

200 NW 14th STREET

BLUE SPRINGS, MO 64015

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION