Kaskaskia College Foundation Scholarship Details
Scholarship Name: Margaret Grace Hughes Memorial Scholarship
Graduate of Okawville High School

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The following criteria have been established for the award:
·      Applicant must reside in Kaskaskia College District 501
·      Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time or part-time student in a degree program
· Applicant may be enrolled in any field of study as long as he/she is working toward a degree or        certificate
· Applicant must provide cumulative grade point average to date and it must be at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.  A copy of the most recent college transcript must be enclosed
· Recipient must remain in good standing at Kaskaskia College
· Applicant must submit one letter of recommendation addressing the applicant’s good character and strong desire to receive an education
      · Applicant must submit a one to two page essay, APA or MLA Style (double spaced,  twelve font)         outlining their need for financial assistance, career objectives, background profile and community  activities
·     The intention of this scholarship is to assist a non-traditional student.  Preference will be given to a student who is age 24 or over and not claimed by parents, or a student under 24 but does not receive financial assistance from parents or a married student of any age
      · This scholarship is for $300 and will be credited to the recipient’s account for tuition, fees, books, course related supplies purchased through the Kaskaskia College Bookstore, and childcare provided by the Kaskaskia College Children’s Learning Center.  If any scholarship money is left, it will be placed back in this scholarship account

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