Applicants are being sought for one $500 and six $1,000 African-American Monumental Life settlement scholarships students attending Kansas universities, colleges and community colleges during the 2014 spring semester.
Eligible students must be African-American, enrolled in an accredited Kansas higher education institution during the 2013-2014 school year, be majoring in mathematics, computer science, business, accounting, economics, finance or investments, and have at least a 3.0 college grade point average.
Each applicant must supply an academic reference letter from an educator at his or her school, write a one-page essay describing career goals and be available for an interview. Potential candidates can find the application online at www.ksinsurance.org/gpa/scholarship.htm.
The application deadline is Oct. 1.