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K-State Today Student Edition

March 18, 2019

Douglas Benson scholarship applications now being accepted

Submitted by Rosa Terlazzo

The Professor Douglas K. Benson Award is a $1,000 student scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Eligible candidates are currently enrolled full-time students in the College of Arts and Sciences with a 3.0 GPA or higher. The scholarship recipient must attend K-State as an undergraduate student during the 2019-2020 academic year, and have made contributions to diversity on campus.

Students who wish to apply for this award must submit a resume that includes contact information; degree pursued; cumulative GPA; year in school; and examples of scholarships, awards, activities and work experience. Students also are required to submit a form of expression — essay, picture, drawing, dance, music, etc. — and a 150-200 word summary of the student's appreciation for diversity in a global world.

The deadline for applications is 4 p.m. March 29. Read a biography on Benson and full application details.

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