Opaa! Kenneth L. Short Memorial Scholarship Fund
The Opaa! Kenneth L Short Memorial Scholarship will annually award five renewable $1,000 scholarships to students who are interested in pursuing a career in the food service/hospitality industry. Applicants must be graduating from a high school served by Opaa! Food Management. Click here for a list of eligible schools/districts
- be graduating from an eligible high school served by Opaa! Food Management Inc.
- plan to pursue a career in the food service/hospitality industry.
- plan to pursue an Associate Degree, Bachelor’s Degree or Certificate.
- have unmet financial need at the school they plan to attend.
- plan to enroll full time in a nonprofit, accredited program, college or university
Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of:
- student’s extracurricular and community involvement, including work experience
- essays that demonstrates an attitude that will lead to success
- transcript that demonstrate pasts success and potential for future success
- financial need
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please answer all questions that apply to you, even if they are not marked “required.”
Recipients may reapply for award consideration for a maximum of four years of undergraduate funding provided they continue to make satisfactory progress toward a degree and continue to demonstrate financial need.
Application status will be changed from submitted to either offered or denied in June. Applicants can view their status by logging in to their Scholarship Central account.
Questions? Contact Ellen Vietor, Scholarship Manager at the St. Louis Community Foundation, email@example.com or 314-880-4960.
Eligibility, financial need, and award amount for this scholarship program will be determined by the St. Louis Community Foundation. This scholarship program, as component fund of the St. Louis Community Foundation, does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, creed, national origin, gender, age, color, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability.