Each year, the Greater Kansas City AOII Alumnae Chapter has the privilege of administering scholarship funds from the University of Kansas Endowment and the University of Central Missouri. The chapter proudly awards these scholarship funds to female students who meet the award requirements. Read about the outstanding woman who received KCAOII scholarship awards for the 2020-2021 school year here.
Need money for school? You’re in luck. We’ve aggregated all the different scholarships we know about into one easy post so you can make the most of your scholarship hunting and apply for some dough. These are in order by application due date, so start at the top and get your details ready.
Due Feb 1 – Greater Kansas City Alumnae Panhellenic Scholarships
Award amount varies for this scholarship, but multiple requirements to apply are in place, including having grown up in the Kansas City area.
Eligibility requirements include:
* Entering their senior year in college or graduate school for the 2018-2019 school year;
Minimum 3.2 GPA;
* Graduated High School from the 9 county greater Kansas City metropolitan area – AND – currently attend college in either Kansas or Missouri;
* Sorority affiliation – National Panhellenic Conference (NPC) Group;
* Must be able to attend in-person interview in Kansas City .
Due Mar 1 – AOII Foundation Scholarships
Merit-based academic scholarships are awarded to AOII undergraduate, graduate, and returning alumnae each year. With more than 100 scholarships available, the list of possibilities is long. You can view it here. To learn more about what’s required, make sure to check out the application page. You’ll need letters of recommendation, so don’t procrastinate!
Due Mar 1 – University of Central Missouri Scholarships
The two scholarships are The Alpha Omicron Pi – Jessie Marie Cramer Scholarship and The Katy Henry “Average” Student Scholarship, which was established in memory of Catherine “Katy” Henry, a member of AOII who dreamed of starting a scholarship for the “average” student.
To apply, a student must:
a. be a full-time female senior the following academic year and be in good academic standing at UCM;
b. be a member of Alpha Omicron Pi (however if no members of Alpha Omicron Pi apply or are deemed ineligible, other applicants shall be considered)
It’s easy to apply through UCM’s centralized application. For more information, click here.
Due Mar 15 – National Panhellenic Conference Scholarships
The National Panhellenic Conference Foundation offers scholarships to outstanding Panhellenic women. Two of these scholarships were established or funded in honor of AOIIs, the Carole Jurenko Jones and Mary Louise Roller Scholarships.
To find out more or apply for funds through the NPC, please visit their website here.
Due June 1 – University of Kansas Scholarships
There are two KU scholarships available, the Alpha Omicron Pi Scholarship and the Jessie Marie Cramer Scholarship. The amount of each award depends on the funds available in the current year and how many applicants apply. Applicants must complete a General Needs Analysis form and the scholarship application. Requirements for each scholarship are:
Alpha Omicron Pi Scholarship eligibility requirements:
Initiated member of Alpha Omicron Pi
Undergraduate OR graduate level
Jessie Marie Cramer Scholarship eligibility requirements:
Female student who has completed her junior year
Preference is given to students from the Greater Kansas City area
Good luck to everyone who applies!