KIWANIS CLUB OF BREA SCHOLARSHIP FUND
P.O. Box 1372,  Brea, California, 92822


OBJECTIVE

The objective of this Scholarship Fund is to partner with civic-minded, financially needy, mission-focused individuals and help enable their educational, professional, or vocational visions at their choices of schools, apprenticeships, internships, colleges or universities towards the successful occupational growth of these individuals in the Brea community.

The current version of the application for scholarship funds will be available on the website of the Kiwanis Club of Brea (Club) and by written request to the Club. Applications submitted by residents or students in Brea will be accepted for review and consideration. Applications may be submitted throughout the year, however, the formal decision process will occur at the date determined each year by the Club Board so as to be completed by May 1 of each calendar year.

PROCESS

Applications must be mailed to the Kiwanis Club of Brea Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 1372, Brea, California, 92822. The deadline for receipt of scholarship applications is April 1. No late applications will be accepted. The Club will select finalists, and each finalist will be contacted to schedule an interview with the selection committee. See the Calendar below for effective dates.


DISBURSEMENTS

Scholarship awards will be mailed directly to the school the recipient is attending and will be deposited into the recipient's student account.  The recipients will be notified of their selection and when the money is deposited into their student account.  Recipients must provide:

  • The name and mailing address of the school they are attending.

  • The name of the person to contact, with telephone number, at the school regarding depositing the money into their student account.

  • Recipient's student identification number to insure the money is properly credited. 

The scholarship award will not be funded until his or her information is provided to the Kiwanis Club of Brea Scholarship Fund, and failure to provide this information in a reasonable period of time will result in the scholarship award being rescinded. 

ELIGIBILITY

All applicants must reside in the City of Brea at the time the application is submitted.  Finalists who are selected must bring supporting documentation and proof of the following to the selection committee interview:

  • Residence in the City of Brea at the time of application.

  • Social security number or United States passport (verification only).

  • Proof of application to or acceptance/enrollment at an accredited trade or vocational school, college or university.

  • Official school transcripts.

  • Names of clubs, organizations and groups involved with, currently and during the last three years.

  • Awards, recognitions and achievements earned during high school or thereafter.

  • Service in the military; awards received while in the military; discharge from military (DD 214 will be sufficient).

  • Your annual income,  father’s, mother’s, and/or spouse’s annual income if applicable.

No finalist will be considered for a scholarship award unless the applicable documentation and proof is provided to the selection committee at the time of the interview.  It is advised that finalists bring only copies of these documents because the documentation and proof will be kept by the selection committee and will not be returned to the finalists.

 

 

CALENDAR

January - April Applications may be downloaded from this web site.
April 1 Deadline for the receipt of applications.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.
May 1 Finalists are notified and appointments for interviews are made
June 1 Recipients selected
June 15 Applicants are notified of their application status.
August Scholarships are disbursed

If you have additional questions, please click here to e-mail scholarships@breakiwanis.org or call 714-529-0111.

Click here to download Scholarship Application in PDF form.  Preferred method.  Adobe Acrobat is required to view. 

Click here to download Scholarship Application in MS Word.  Warning:  MS Word Version 2003 document may be altered from the original scholarship form after your download depending on printer settings and other variables.


Want to Help Raise Money for the Scholarship Fund?

You can help the Kiwanis Club of Brea Scholarship Fund raise monies to provide scholarships to Brea students and residents at no cost to you when you shop at over three hundred on-line merchants. How?


• Go to www.OneCause.com or click on the logo on Brea's main web page.
• Select “Sign In or Register”
• Enter “Kiwanis Club of Brea Scholarship Fund” or “130492”

Once you have registered, for your purchase to be applied to the Kiwanis Club of Brea Scholarship Fund, IT IS ESSENTIAL that you start your on-line shopping at www.OneCause.com web site to place an on-line order with one of the participating merchants
 

 

Updated:  January 12, 2010

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