Scholarship Criteria


  • High School Senior
  • Currently attending a Missouri High School located within the Greater Kansas City Area
  • Intending to enroll in an accredited college, university or technical school
  • 50 GPA or Higher
  • Official High School Transcript, including ACT or SAT Scores
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • Complete Scholarship Application
  • In addition to the above criteria, a critical financial need is also considered when selecting scholarship recipients



  • Complete applications must be postmarked no later than March 31st
  • There is no need for special mailings


Official Rules

  • The recipient will be notified by mail by May 31st or at their high school’s award ceremony.
  • Submission of an application to the GKCOA Scholarship Fund constitutes permission to use recipient’s name and/or likeness for purposes of advertising and trade.
  • No transfer of award is permitted.



  • Each recipient is eligible for an award of up to $500.00



  • Link to the GKCOA Scholarship.
  • In order to download or view the application, you are required to have the latest version of Adobe’s Acrobat Reader.
  • Completed applications, letters of recommendation and transcript should be mailed to: GKCOA Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 410135, Kansas City, MO  64141-0135.
  • Applications must be postmarked by March 31st.
  • Incomplete applications will NOT be considered.



DT Scholarship

 (Volleyball assigner David Thompson with three of last years scholarship recipients)

Please click the link below for the scholarship form.

GKCOA Scholarship Form