Applications for this year are now open. Please complete the process no later than February 4, 2022 at 5PM. Contact us if you have any questions at email@example.com. We will review all applications throughout February and March and recipients will be notified by end of April.
The Kennedy-King Memorial Scholarship Fund offers one-year graduate scholarships in the amount of $6,000 each to pursue a graduate degree.
TO QUALIFY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP YOU MUST:
Our new graduate online application is hosted by WizeHive and and can be found at: https://webportalapp.com/sp/kkmc_scholarship_graduate
Once you click on the portal URL, you can sign in if you have already created an account. Otherwise, Sign Up under Need An Account?
Introductory instructions on how to complete the online application are noted in the GRADUATE LETTER & INSTRUCTIONS section above.
Please send any questions related to the application portal or process to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application process opens
Create an account and log into the Kennedy-King application portal at https://webportalapp.com/sp/kkmc_scholarship_graduate
Complete the initial qualification screen to ensure you qualify for the scholarship. You will simply answer a few questions and will be allowed to continue completing the full application.
Start completing the application.
There are many sections of the application that you can complete quickly. Move forward and complete these as best you can and make notes of items you will need to follow up on such as reference letters and counselor verification forms. You will be required to upload certain documents such as transcripts. The document types you can use to upload documents are pdf, doc, xlsx. Please do not attempt to upload other document types.
Get started on references
We require two completed reference forms submitted through the application tool.
Think about 4-5 people who would make a good reference. References could include people who know you well or can speak to who you are such as: professors, counselors, clergy, managers, etc. Please do not include references from family members or friends.
Work on your Autobiographical Essay & Publication Summary
This is a section which is difficult for many applicants. So, take advantage of the Winter break and work on this section. Please see the section on the undergraduate application page for Tips on Writing an Autobiographical Statement.
Request reference letters in early December
This is especially important if you will be requesting reference letters from professors. Give them ample to complete these.
Continue working on your application if you have not completed it.
Verify that your contact information is accurate and correct
Don't miss out because you mistyped your email address or phone number
Submit all required documents
Submit all required documents using the online application. These include: FASB, transcripts, counselor verification forms, authorizations, etc.
Complete your Autobiographical Essay & Publication Summary
It is now time to put the finishing touches on these statements and complete.
Check on reference letters
Make sure at least two reference letters have been submitted to the application portal. If you have not received at least two, encourage the recipient of your request to complete these before the February 4th deadline.
Complete the entire application by February 4th at 5PM.
Make sure your application is complete – the deadline for ALL components is on this date. This includes the completed application form, reference forms, etc. No exceptions will be made for incomplete applications.
Notifications (early March)
You will be notified whether you are invited or not to interviews taking place on March 19.
Zoom Interviews will take place on the morning of March 19
If selected for an interview, you must attend an interview held only on Saturday morning, March 19, 2022 via Zoom. Students awarded the scholarship will be notified soon after this date.
Possible additional requests
You may be contacted by Kennedy-King with additional information or requests for the May meeting or celebration
Contract meeting and board dinner on May 16th at 5pm*
If selected for a scholarship, you must attend a two-hour meeting and dinner to sign the scholarship contract, meet Kennedy-King board members, and be introduced to the board member assigned to be your mentor.
Kennedy-King Awards Celebration on May 20th at 6PM*
If selected for a scholarship, you and two guests will be invited to attend our gala event where you will be recognized by the community on your achievements.
* Needless to say, this is dependent on the situation at the time with Covid19.
Requirements are listed above under "Criteria for Applying."
Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
The deadlines are published in the key dates and graduate letter above.
The document types you can use to upload documents are pdf, doc, xlsx.
Please do not upload jpg, png, or other types of documents.
Instructions are included in the application. You can also refer to Tips on Writing an Autobiographical Statement on the undergraduate application page.
Instructions are published in the graduate letter above.
Unfortunately not. Among other requirements, the graduate school scholarship is only open to scholars who received the Kennedy King Memorial College Scholarship for undergraduate degrees.