The Bill & Shireen Kirk Scholarship will be awarded annually to third or fourth year undergraduate, masters, or doctoral students who exhibit need and are interested in pursuing degrees in business, chemistry, civil engineering, construction management, marketing or sales. Applicants can be from any state, but preference might be given to applicants from Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia or West Virginia. Applicants must be classified as juniors or seniors in bachelors degree programs, or will be candidates for degrees in masters or doctorate degree programs, in the academic years for which the scholarship awards are granted. Applicants must exhibit a financial need and be enrolled as full-time students each semester.
Recipients must be a full-time student each semester, unless an exception is requested in writing and approved. Withdrawal from school, except for serious illness or injury, shall result in the recipient losing the scholarship. Recipients will be required to furnish a transcript and status report at the end of each semester before additional monies are awarded. Scholarship monies will be payable directly to the recipients chosen college or university. Applications run from the Fall until the deadline. Dollar amounts for the scholarship will vary.