Edwin J. Abar - Kiwanis Communication Scholarship

The Abar Scholarship is given to a student majoring in Communications. Applicant must be in their junior year. Applicant may be a day, evening, or transfer student. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 for all courses. Applicant must have a minimum GPA of 3.30 in Communication courses. Applicants must have at least seventy-five (75) credits at time of application submission. Applicants will be asked to communicate the following:

  • Contributions to the Westfield State University Community: Examples include but are not limited to: student newspapers, radio stations, television clubs, music groups, theatre groups, service clubs, counseling centers, athletics, or college governance/government.
  • Contributions to the Greater Westfield Community: Examples include but are not limited to: Kiwanis activities, blood drives, Boys & Girls Club, homeless shelters, senior citizen visits, battered women’s shelters, hospitals, or at charity related holiday events.
  • Financial Need: Evidence could include but is not limited to: work-study status, self-financing of education, full or part-time employment, and student debt (ie: loans).
  • The Scholarship Committee reserves the right to verify submitted evidence.

Donor
The Edwin J. Abar - Kiwanis - Communication Scholarship
Award
Varies
Deadline
03/31/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Do you currently have a minimum GPA of 3.30 in all your Communication courses?
  2. Contributions to the Westfield State University Community and to the Greater Westfield (or your home town) Community
    • Demonstrable contributions include, but are not limited to, participation in Kiwanis activities, blood drives, Boys & Girls’ Clubs, homeless shelters, senior citizen visits, battered women’s shelters, hospitals, or charity-related holiday events.
    • Demonstrable contributions include, but are not limited to, participation in student newspapers, radio stations, television clubs, music groups, theater groups, service clubs, counseling centers, athletics, or university governance or government.
  3. Please provide any current Financial Aid you will receiving for the upcoming Academic Year. If you are not receiving any aid, indicate amount as $0.
    • Amount in Grants
    • Amount in Loans
    • Amount in Scholarships
    • Amount in Work Study
    • Other aid (employment wages, paid internships or any other supplemental income)