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Phillips University Legacy Foundation Scholarship and Leadership Development Program Application Available

By February 27, 2018No Comments

The Phillips University Legacy Foundation is pleased to announce it is accepting new applications for its Undergraduate Scholarship and Leadership Development Program for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Legacy Foundation’s Undergraduate Scholarship and Leadership Development Program makes annual awards of up to $6,500 per year to full-time undergraduate students pursuing a liberal arts education at any of the 17 colleges or universities currently or historically related to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Recipients are chosen based on their academic achievements, their past, present and potential leadership in the church, their chosen vocation, and their community. The program is available to incoming freshmen as well as college sophomores, juniors and seniors.

Applicants qualifications:

  • Applicants should be planning to attend and/or acccepted to a private college/university that is currently or historically related to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), but the applicant does not have to attend a church related to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
  • Scholarships are “merit-based”, therefore the applicants should be well-rounded, with evidence provided of academic success, and of leadership roles in the school, church and community.
  • Applicants may apply as incoming freshmen, sophomores, juniors or seniors.
  • Applicants must be willing to comply with the program requirements as outlined in the 2018-2019 Policies and Criteria that includes but are not limited to both completion of an annual Volunteer Service Project and attendance at the annual Leadership Development Conference.


  • The deadline is Friday, MARCH 23, 2018.
  • Read all of the instructions and the application carefully.
  • Note the suggested résumé format, and be sure to include everything that is required.
  • Be sure your essay answers the essay question.
  • Allow your 3 references adequate time to complete your reference form. Each completed reference form should be in a sealed, signed envelope and mailed to the Legacy Foundation office.
  • Be vigilant about the deadline – MARCH 23, 2018 – for submission of applications and other documents. Review all checklists. Late applications will not be accepted.
  • Incomplete applications cannot be considered. We cannot notify applicants of what is missing from their applications or which documents we have or have not received, but we do encourage you to contact us at any time to make sure your materials have arrived.
  • If you have questions or concerns, call our Scholarship Administrator, Tamela, at 580-237-4433.

Note: This is not open to just freshman applicants. Any student attending one of the HELM schools can apply

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