The Signatry, A Global Christian Foundation, established this scholarship with a bequest from the Walters-Magee family to benefit Christian students from the Kansas City metro area who are pursuing undergraduate degrees in psychology or education.
- Must be a graduating senior from a Kansas City metro-area high school;
- Must be an active member of a Christian church;
- Must have demonstrated financial need;
- Must have community service experience;
- Must have a solid "C" (2.0) or higher cumulative high school GPA;
- Must be pursuing an undergraduate degree in education or psychology at any accredited junior college, college or university.
Up to $5,000 per academic year.
Yes, this scholarship can be renewed for three additional years of funding. A renewal application must be submitted with proof of continuing college enrollment and a minimum cumulative college GPA of 2.0.
General applications and additional requirements are due February 24.
Please note that the general application requires transcripts showing grades from Fall Semester 2022. Any applications submitted with transcripts omitting Fall Semester 2022 will not be considered. We recommend getting started on your application as soon as you have received your Fall Semester 2022 transcripts so you have time to prepare the additional requirements.
**** NOTE: only 100 applications will be accepted each year****
- Church affiliation including: Name of church you attend and mailing address, Pastor's name and contact information.
- Personal essay of approximately 500 words addressing your faith, how it has influenced your career plans, and how you believe your career will make the world better.
- Personal reference from your pastor.
- Personal reference from a coach, family friend, or someone you believe can speak to your character best.
- Another personal reference, if you choose.