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Virginia Whitsitt Memorial Scholarship Fund

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

The Virginia Whitsitt Memorial Scholarship Fund program provides annual scholarships to graduating seniors in honor of Helen Virginia Whitsitt. Scholarship awards are focused on students interested in pursuing a career in teaching and that demonstrate financial need. If qualified applicants are not available, the scholarship may be awarded to teachers who have returned to school for their master’s degree in education. Sign Up to Start Applying
Deadline March 1, 2023
Number of Awards Granted1

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Eligibility Requirements

Enrollment LevelsHigh school senior
Eligible MajorsEducation, General, Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Administration and Supervision, Educational/Instructional Media Design, Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, International and Comparative Education, Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education, Special Education and Teaching, Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language, Teaching Assistants/Aides, Education, Other
Financial Need Required