Multiple Scholarships Available for Marietta Seniors through Kiwanis Foundation

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The Marietta Kiwanis Foundation is offering multiple scholarships to high school students from Marietta City and Cobb County. The deadline to submit applications is March 15, 2019.


TURNER-HOWARD SCHOLARSHIP – $2,500 CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION
This is a memorial scholarship established in 1988 by Mr. and Mrs. James L. Howard in memory of their late mothers, Mary Miller Turner and Ellie Morris Howard.  This undergraduate scholarship is available to a student who is entering or attending an accredited college or university AND who is either a staff member of the Cobb County Schools or the Marietta City Schools or who is a dependent of such a staff member.  Selection emphasis will be placed on academic achievement, character, and financial need.

JANE AND EBBIE LANCE SCHOLARSHIP – $2,500
This is a memorial scholarship established in 1993 by the Marietta Kiwanis Foundation.  This scholarship is available for any high school graduate or equivalent who is committed to pursuing vocational/technical education at Chattahoochee Technical College.  Selection emphasis will be placed on academic achievement and financial need.

MARIETTA KIWANIS SPECIAL EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP – $2,500
This is a scholarship established in 1991 by the Marietta Kiwanis Foundation.  This scholarship is available to assist a teacher or student accepted into an accredited college or university in Georgia who is pursuing a major in the field of special education.  Selection emphasis will be placed on academic achievement, character, and financial need.

E.W. CHASTAIN SCHOLARSHIP – $2,500
This is a scholarship established in 1997 by the Marietta Kiwanis Foundation.  This graduate or undergraduate scholarship is available to a student entering or attending an accredited college or university AND who has been a member of a Kiwanis Key Club or Circle K for a year or more or who is a family member of a currently active Kiwanis Club of Marietta member.  Selection emphasis will be placed on academic achievement, character, and financial need.

RAYMOND STEVE TUMLIN SCHOLARSHIP – $2,500
This is a memorial scholarship established in 2001 by the Marietta Kiwanis Foundation in honor of the late Raymond Steve Tumlin, Sr., a dedicated Marietta Kiwanian, business, civic, and community leader in Cobb County.  This scholarship is available to a graduate or undergraduate student entering or attending an accredited college or university and who is currently a member of a Kiwanis Club, Kiwanis-sponsored youth organization or who is the son, daughter, or spouse of a currently active Kiwanis Club of Marietta member.  Selection emphasis will be placed on academic achievement, character, and financial need.

BILL “SCOOP” KINNEY JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIP – $2,500
This scholarship was established in 2006 by the Marietta Kiwanis Foundation in honor of Mr. Bill Kinney, the Senior Associate Editor of the Marietta Daily Journal.  This scholarship is available to a graduate or undergraduate student entering or attending any accredited college or university and who is pursuing a major in the field of Journalism.  Selection emphasis will be placed on financial need and academic performance.

FOREVER REMEMBER SCHOLARSHIP – $2,500
This scholarship was established in 2010 by the Marietta Kiwanis Foundation to recognize those who are left behind.  This scholarship is available to a dependent of a person who is either on active duty or employed in the reserve, or a veteran of the military, law enforcement, fire department, or EMT services.  Applicants or their parents must reside or work in Cobb County. The applicant agrees that verification of dependency may occur during the selection process. Emphasis for this award will be placed on the essay, character, and academic achievement.

MARIETTA CITY SCHOOLS – GLENN GRAHAM MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established in 2018 by the Marietta Kiwanis Foundation in memory of “The Flag Man”,  Glenn Graham. The MCS Superintendent will submit 3 candidates by March 15 for final selection by the Kiwanis Scholarship Committee

The Marietta Kiwanis Foundation Scholarships are made possible through the generous financial gifts of individuals, businesses, and community residents throughout Cobb County., and through the organization’s Flag Project where over 1,600 American flags are placed in front of businesses and residences throughout the community six times each year.

For more information and to apply, visit the Marietta Kiwanis Foundation website at www.mariettakiwanis.org.

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