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Kaskaskia College Foundation Scholarship Details
Scholarship Name: Stephen J. Harris and Rita L. Harris Memorial Scholarship

;#Full-Time Student;#Graduate of Centralia High School;#GPA Greater Than 2.50;#



The following criteria are established for this award:
· Applicant must be a graduate of Centralia High School and a resident of Kaskaskia College District 501.  Preference will be given to a graduate of St. Mary's School in Centralia, Illinois
· Applicant  must maintain an overall GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale
· Applicant must be enrolled full-time at Kaskaskia College with plans to transfer to a 4 year accredited university to pursue a higher education degree working in Special Education or a related field to include Speech Pathology, Audiology, Physical Therapy, Psychology, Teaching, or any field that would assist the developmentally disabled
· Preference will be given to any applicant who demonstrates financial need, has a parent who is a   veteran, or is from a single parent home
· Preference will be given to a son or daughter of a Warren G. Murray Developmental Center             employee
· Applicant must write an essay detailing one's background, career objectives, and describing why you want to work with the developmentally disabled/special needs population - what is motivating you to want to do this, and how you plan to use the education/degree you receive
· Applicant must attach a letter of recommendation from a civic, school, or church leader attesting to one's citizenship, morals, and ethics
· There will be one award of $1,000 to be credited to the recipient's account to be used for tuition, fees, and books


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