Mel Brown Memorial Golf Scholarship Fund
The purpose of the Fund shall be to provide post-secondary scholarships to graduating seniors from Chillicothe High School, in Chillicothe, Missouri, or Gardner Edgerton High School, in Gardner Kansas, who were members of the golf team and who plan to continue their education at a two-year or four-year college or university or at a technical school.
The students eligible for assistance shall:
- from Chillicothe High School or Gardner Edgerton High School;
- have been a member of the High School’s golf team for at least their senior year;
- have a cumulative high school grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; and
- be enrolled or planning to enroll in a two-year or four-year college or university or technical school.
The type and amount of aid may include, but is not necessarily limited to a non-renewable $1,000 scholarship for a female student and a non-renewable $1,000 scholarship for a male student meeting the criteria above to be used for tuition, fees, room and board, textbooks and/or required course-related materials. Scholarship assistance will generally be disbursed in equal payments (e.g., one-half in the fall semester and one-half in the spring semester), as long as the recipient provides proof of full-time enrollment.