To apply go to this website after January 26th, 2012
The Senator Robert J. Dole Public Service Scholarship Program has been established to recognize students who have demonstrated involvement in volunteer community and public service. The recipients will be encouraged to pursue study and ongoing involvement in the area of public service. Drawing upon the spirit and experience of Senator Dole’s career, the Dole Scholarship will emphasize public service-improving the public service capacities of public officials and helping students understand the challenges and rewards of public life. This scholarship program is administered by Scholarship Management Services®, a division of Scholarship America®. Scholarship Management Services is the nation’s largest designer and manager of scholarship and tuition reimbursement programs for corporations, foundations, associations and individuals. Awards are granted without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender, disability or national origin.
Applicants to the Senator Robert J. Dole Public Service Scholarship Program must –
Be high school seniors who will graduate in 2012 from an accredited public or private high school in Kansas.
Have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale.
Demonstrate significant involvement in volunteer community service projects or public service activities.
Plan to enroll no later than fall 2012 in full-time undergraduate study at a Kansas Regents’ University* or Washburn University for the entire upcoming academic year.
*University of Kansas Fort Hays State University,Kansas State University Wichita State University, Pittsburg State University Emporia State University
If selected as a recipient, the student will receive a $1,000 award. Up to sixty (60) awards will be granted in 2012. Scholarships will be distributed to students in each of Kansas’ four Congressional Districts, provided there are qualified applicants.
Please note: This award is for one year only and is not renewable.
Interested students must complete the application and mail it along with a current, complete high school transcript of grades to Scholarship Management Services postmarked no later than March 9, 2012. Grade reports are not
acceptable. Online transcripts must display student name, school name, grade and credit hours earned for each course, and term in which each course was taken. Applicants will receive acknowledgment of their application. If an acknowledgment card is not received within three weeks, applicants may call Scholarship Management Services to verify that the application has been received.
Applicants are responsible for gathering and submitting all necessary information. Applications are evaluated on the information supplied; therefore, answer all questions as completely as possible. Incomplete applications will not be
evaluated. All information received is considered confidential and is reviewed only by Scholarship Management Services.