Kevin Shannon Foundation Scholarship
Kevin Shannon Foundation is a Not-For-Profit Corporation
established in 1998 and based in Lincolnshire, IL. The Foundation
was established by friends of Kevin Shannon who wanted to
keep alive and celebrate memories of Kevin by raising funds
and contributing to causes that he cared about.
- Applicant must be either a high school
senior or college student to apply for this award.
- The scholarship may be used for expenses
in any accredited two-or-four-year college or university,
business school, trade or technical school approved by
the scholarship committee.
- Applicant must have a cumulative GPA
of 2.5 or higher. You must include a transcript that includes
your most recent term with this application. Copies are
- Applicant must submit the following documents:
- Letter of Need
- Two letters of recommendation written by a teacher,
administrator or work supervisor. Family authored letters
are not acceptable.
- Scholarship awards are based, in part,
on financial need. If you can be claimed as a dependent
on another personís tax return, then that personís prior
year tax return must be submitted with this application.
If you cannot be claimed as a dependent on another personís
tax return, then your prior year tax return must be submitted
with this application.
- Notification of acceptance from the school
the recipient will be attending will be required to process
- Successful applicant must maintain a
GPA of 2.5 or higher during the scholarship year.
- Successful applicants will be required
to communicate with the KSF on a yearly basis to update
the Foundation on their progress.
- If you receive an award, and then withdraw
from school during the academic year of the award, you
may be required to repay the award amount.
- Applicant must exhibit leadership, citizenship
- All of the fields in
this application must be completed. Omitted fields may
cause a delay in processing your application and put your
eligibility at risk. Please put ďn/aĒ if something does
- Completion and submission
of this application does not guarantee you an award.
- The KSF Scholarship Committee
will personally interview candidates and make recommendations
to the full board. Application does not guarantee an interview.
- This application must
be returned by April 30, 2016 in its entirety. Incomplete
applications will not be accepted. Information submitted
piecemeal will not be accepted.
- If you have questions
regarding this application, please call the Kevin Shannon
Foundation by contacting Don Shannon at 847-325-1023.
- Once you have completed
this application, submit it and all supplementary documentation
Don Shannon c/o Kevin Shannon Foundation
550 Bond Street
Lincolnshire, IL 60069.
Applications may be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Scholarship award decisions
shall be final.
decisions will be made by June 2016.
of the award will be made in the form of a check made
payable to the approved institution.
The information contained in this
Application will be utilized by members of the Scholarship
Committee to make Scholarship awards. The Kevin Shannon
Foundation does not share information contained in this
Application and information on scholarship applicants
with third parties except as described herein. Your information
will be held in confidence as required by law. However,
by submitting this application you authorize the Scholarship
Committee Members to contact third parties in order to
verify your scholarship application information. You further
authorize the Kevin Shannon Foundation to utilize your
name, picture, the name of the educational institution
you attend(ed) and the amount of your scholarship award
in marketing brochures or publicity campaigns.
- Completed and signed application
- Two Letters of Recommendation (non-family)
- Copies of transcripts including your
most recent term
- Tax Return
- Letter of Need