Scholarship Information

Birdia Keglar Scholarship Application 2018
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This scholarship was created in order to recognize a female student who embodies the spirit of Birdia Keglar through her displayed leadership ability in school and community activism. The recipient must be interested in attending a two or four-year College or university or currently in good standing with the college or university (i.e. registered as a full-time student and provides proof of enrollment).

Scholarship Awards:
The BK Day Committee will present a $500 scholarship.

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Applicant must submit two letters of recommendation (one from a principal, counselor, or teacher and one from a community leader).

 

  • Applicant must write an essay on how they embody the attributes of Birdia Keglar through their leadership abilities and community involvement.

 

  • Applicant must be a resident of Tallahatchie County Mississippi


Instructions:

  • Essay must not exceed two pages (typed and double-spaced).

 

  • Attach essay and letters of recommendations to the scholarship application form.

Application:

 


Mail the completed application packet to:

Birdia Keglar Scholarship Committee
PO BOX 222
Charleston, MS 38921

You may also e-mail all required documents as an attachment to

scholarship@birdiakeglarlegacy.org

Deadline:
Application must be received by May 1, 2018.
The scholarship winner will be recognized on June 2, 2018 during the BK Day Legacy Program.

 

Birdia Keglar Scholarship Winners

2009 Sabrina Young

Sabrina Young is the daughter of Dora and Walter Young of Tallahatchie County, MS Graduate of Charleston, MS High School with a 3.60 GPA

2010 Jasmine Turner

Jasmine graduated as Valedictorian of her 2010 class from Charleston High School with a 3.9 GPA out of a 4.00 grade scale and has a combined ACT score of 22.

2011 Jaleshia S. Meeks

 Jaleshia graduated in the 2011 class from Charleston High School with a 3.8 GPA out of a 4.00 grade scale and has a combined ACT score of 23.

2013 Kierra L. Taylor

Kierra is a 2013 graduate of Charleston High School with a 3.13 GPA . During her high school years she was a member of the Modern Language Club, the Science Club and the Yearbook Staff. Kierra's future plan is to become a registered nurse.

2014 Shyneka Brown

Shyneka is a 2014 graduate of Charleston High School with a 3.9 GPA. During her high school years she was a member of the National Honor Society, Future Educators of America, Future Christians of America, Vice President of her senior class, member of the Student Council and a member of the Yearbook Club.

2016 Jasmine Reed

Jasmine is a 2016 graduate of Charleston High School, graduating with a 3.98 GPA.  Jasmine was senior class president and former vice president of the National Honor Society.  Jasmine also participated in the Spanish Club, Science Club & Cheerleading.

2017 Erica Bradford

Erica is a 2017 graduate of Charleston High School, graduating with a 3.77 GPA. Erica was the president of the Student Council, a member of the National Honor Society, and she volunteers at Nursing Homes and Court Houses in her free time.

For Contact and Donations


P. O. Box 222
Birdia Keglar Legacy Committee
Charleston, MS 38921


Phone: +1 313 5059710 +1 313 5059710

E-mail: Birdiakeglarlegacy@gmail.com 

 

 

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