Joan Wagner Essex Scholarship

Scholarship Description

Junior member of Gamma Iota Chapter/KY with demonstrated leadership qualities and minimum grade point average of 3.0 out of a 4.0 scale. (Members pulled had a 3.0 accum or above) Should GI ever lose its charter, the award should go to a member of any Theta chapter in Kentucky. Should there not be any Theta chapters in Kentucky, the award should go to a Theta resident of Kentucky. Sallie should be the primary contact for the scholarship and wants it to be awarded every year.

Initiated collegian or alumnae members of Kappa Alpha Theta in good standing with the Fraternity who will pursue an undergraduate degree
Academic Year. (New Members may apply, but should have signed Loyalty Pledge cards submitted to the Fraternity by the application deadline.)
Students who expect to have eligible academic expenses not funded by other scholarships or grants. Theta membership dues are not an eligible academic expense.
Applicants with applications and References’ recommendation forms submitted by the application deadline.

Year of Need: College Junior, College Senior,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: 1

Min Award: Varies

Max Award: Varies

Deadline: 2019-12-31


Sponsoring Organization Kappa Alpha Theta Foundation
8740 Founders Road
Indianapolis, IN 46268

Contact Person: Gaylena Merritt, Director of Programs

Phone: 317-876-1870 / Toll free: 800-KAO-1870

Fax: 317-876-1925