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Academic Scholarship Application

The Kansas Recreation and Park Association (KRPA) is a non-profit, professional organization representing the parks, recreation, and leisure industry in Kansas. We represent nearly 1,400 professional, commercial, agency, board/commission, student and retiree members throughout the state.

In an effort to further assist and secure high-quality recreation and park professionals in Kansas, the KRPA Board of Directors will provide one $4000 scholarship to a junior or senior student attending a Kansas university or college with the intent to enter a Recreation and/or Park field upon graduation.

Application Deadline is May 1, 2023

Who should apply:

  • Students entering their junior or senior year in the fall of 2023
  • Student must be enrolled in a Kansas university or college
  • Student’s intent is to enter the Park and Recreation field upon graduation

Application Process:

  • Application open - March 1st
  • Application deadline - May 1st
  • Winner notified - June
  • Distribution of funds- August

Terms and Conditions

  • Scholarship recipient is required to attend the Student Summit at the KRPA Conference in late-January

If you have any questions regarding any part of this application, how to complete the form, or the requirements for its submission, please contact the KRPA office via email, erika@krpa.org, subject: scholarship

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