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Office of Inclusion and Multicultural Engagement

Kennard Scholars Program

The Kennard Scholars Program offers a variety of resources to aid students in their ability to pay for college, personal and academic development, and the pursuit of a university degree. Each Kennard Scholar receives an $1000 scholarship, a mentor, life skills training, and the opportunity to participate in active learning experiences. The Kennard Scholars Program curriculum is a roadmap to assist in the development of skills necessary to succeed. 

Requirements:

Program participants are divers in gender, religion, sexual orientation, and socioeconomic status. To be eligible for participation in the program, a student must:

- Maintain a 2.75 GPA

- Demonstrate leadership potential through campus involvement

- Obtain a faculty/staff letter of recommendation to the program

- Be a first generation student and identify as a member of an historically underrepresented group

Preference will be given to applicants who are first generation college students and who demonstrate financial need.