Several local Kappa Kappa Kappa sorority chapters have announced deadlines for local an state scholarship applications.
Lowell's Zeta Chi chapter is seeking applications to sponsor a student for a $1,000 academic scholarship given from each of the 12 provinces in Indiana.
Any full-time college student currently enrolled in a baccalaureate or graduate program who has completed at least one academic year may apply.
Criteria used by a Tri Kappa selection committee are academic achievement, strong goals, extracurricular activities, work experience, and volunteer service.
Also offered by the state organization are two, $1,000 Fine Arts scholarships for students majoring in art, music, dance or drama. Students must be enrolled in an accredited degree program and focus on performing or teaching.
Two statewide Key Scholarships are available to students who have no previous degree beyond high school and have had a lapse in their education for at least five years. Any student enrolled in an accredited school offering an associate or baccalaureate degree who has completed at least one semester may apply.
The state's $1,000 Twanette Nutter Fleming Musc Award stipulates that the applicant must be enrolled in a full accredited course of study leading to a degree to teach music in a school, having completed at least one academic year.
Applications are available at he Lowell Public Library, 1505 E. Commercial Ave. Applicants must have a home address in Lowell, Cedar Lake, or Hebron. Applications are due Jan. 20, 2014.
For further information, contact scholarship chairwoman Carol Goodrich at (219) 696-0511.
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The Zeta Psi chapter is also seeking applicants for the $1,000 statewide scholarship, Key Scholarship focusing on residents of Dyer, Schererville and St. John.
All applications must be submitted by Jan. 15, 2014. Contact Cathy Mertens, education chair, at (219) 743-9621 or email@example.com.
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Beta Rho chapter is continuing its tradition of awarding academic scholarships to worthy college students who have graduated from Andrean, Crown Point, Merrillville and any Gary high school.
To be eligible, an applicant must be a full-time student enrolled in an accredited college and classified as a sophomore or higher level student. Interested candidates must also have strong academic records and demonstrate potential as students within their chosen career fields.
Again, state scholarship applicants are also sought in the areas of academics, fine arts and music, and to individuals with at least a five-year gap in their education and no other undergraduate degree.
The deadline for submitting completed packets is Jan. 6. Applications may be obtained by contacting Peggy Waluk at firstname.lastname@example.org or (219) 988-3639.