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MARIETTA KIWANIS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Over the past years, our Club has established and contributed to several scholarship endowments in order to make annual scholarship awards to deserving college students in our community.

The following Marietta Kiwanis Foundation Scholarships are made possible through the generous financial gifts of individuals, businesses, and community residents throughout Cobb County.  Our scholarship program is also made possible through our Club's Flag Project where over 1,600 flags are placed in front of businesses and residences throughout the community six times each year.  The Kiwanis Club of Marietta encourages all qualified individuals to apply for any of the scholarships described below.

All potential applicants should read the description and requirements for each scholarship carefully.  You may apply for any appropriate scholarship, but submit a separate application for each.

Applications for the Founders/Beck Scholarship at Kennesaw State University should be submitted directly through Kennesaw State University.  Information is available at https://kennesaw.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com/ScholarX_ScholarshipSearch.aspx.

Applications for the Fred and Drucilla Beck Scholarship at Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology at Kennesaw State University should be submitted directly through Kennesaw State University at https://kennesaw.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com/ScholarX_ScholarshipSearch.aspx.

For the other seven scholarships, please follow these directions.

  • Download the application (below) and save it to your computer, adding your name to the end of the file name.  Open the application file you have saved to your computer, enter your information, and save it again.  Then email OR print and mail as directed below.  If you prefer, you can print the application, complete manually, and mail as directed below.  The essay may be provided as a Word or PDF file, or you may submit a printed hard copy if you are mailing your application.  Please be sure to complete the entire application and keep a copy for your records.
  • Mail or email your application and essay to:
    • MAIL:      Marietta Kiwanis Foundation, Inc.
                        Attn:  Pat Huey / Scholarships (Name of Scholarship)
                        P.O. Box 3191 
                        Marietta, GA 30061
    • EMAIL:  pathuey@comcast.net
                       Subject line:  Scholarships (Name of Scholarship)
  • Deadline is March 15

AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS

MARIETTA KIWANIS FOUNDATION FOUNDERS SCHOLARSHIP / FRED AND DRUCILLA BECK SCHOLARSHIP - KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY
A memorial scholarship fund established at Kennesaw State College in 1976, now Kennesaw State University, in honor of the five charter members of the Kiwanis Club of Marietta who were living at that time: Mr. Atherton, Mr. Anthley, Mr. Medford, Mr. Baskin, and Mr. Beck.  This scholarship is available to students with a high GPA on sophomore or higher level who are involved in community service as well as campus activities attending Kennesaw State University.  This scholarship also honors Fred and Drucilla Beck.  Fred was one of our founders and our club secretary for 40 years.  Drucilla was our first honorary female member.  The scholarship is available to a full-time undergraduate student attending Kennesaw State University.  Kennesaw State University handles the application and selection process.  Information and application procedures for this scholarship can be found at https://kennesaw.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com/ScholarX_ScholarshipSearch.aspx.  Scroll down to Fred & Drucilla Beck Kiwanis Scholarship - Kennesaw Campus for the application link.

FRED AND DRUCILLA BECK SCHOLARSHIP AT SOUTHERN POLYTECHNIC COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY AT KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY
The Fred & Drucilla Beck Kiwanis Scholarship at Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology at Kennesaw State University was established in 1986 to award a scholarship to an undergraduate full-time student majoring in a field of engineering with a minimum 3.0 GPA who is actively engaged in community service while pursuing a degree at KSU.  Student must show past involvement and be actively engaged in continuous service to their community of 30 hours or more per semester.  Strictly merit based.  Kennesaw State University handles the applications, selects the top 3 candidates, and the Kiwanis Scholarship Committee makes the final decision.  Information and application procedures for this scholarship can be found at https://kennesaw.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com/ScholarX_ScholarshipSearch.aspx.  Scroll down to Fred & Drucilla Beck Kiwanis Scholarship - Marietta Campus for the application link.

TURNER-HOWARD SCHOLARSHIP - $2,500 CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION
A memorial scholarship established in 1988 by Mr. and Mrs. James L. Howard in memory of their late mothers, Mary Miller Turner and Ellie Morris Howard.  This undergraduate scholarship is available to a student who is entering or attending Kennesaw State University, Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology at Kennesaw State University, or Chattahoochee Technical College, and who is either a staff member of the Cobb County School System or the Marietta City School System or who is a dependent of such a staff member.  Selection emphasis will be placed on academic achievement, character, and financial need.

JANE AND EBBIE LANCE SCHOLARSHIP - $2,500 CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION
A memorial scholarship established in 1993 by the Marietta Kiwanis Foundation.  This scholarship is available for any high school graduate or equivalent who is committed to pursuing vocational/technical education at Chattahoochee Technical College.  Selection emphasis will be placed on academic achievement and financial need.

MARIETTA KIWANIS SPECIAL EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP - $2,500 CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION
A scholarship established in 1991 by the Marietta Kiwanis Foundation.  This scholarship is available to assist a teacher or student accepted into an accredited college/university in Georgia who wishes to specialize in the field of special education.  Selection emphasis will be placed on academic achievement, character, and financial need.

E.W. CHASTAIN SCHOLARSHIP - $2,500 CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION
A scholarship established in 1997 by the Marietta Kiwanis Foundation.  This graduate or undergraduate scholarship is available to a student entering or attending Southern Polytechnic College of Engineering and Engineering Technology at Kennesaw State University, Chattahoochee Technical College, or Kennesaw State University, and who has been a member of a Kiwanis Key Club or Circle K for a year or more or who is a family member of a currently active Kiwanis Club of Marietta member.  Selection emphasis will be placed on academic achievement, character, and financial need.

RAYMOND STEVE TUMLIN SCHOLARSHIP - $2,500 CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION
A memorial scholarship established in 2001 by the Marietta Kiwanis Foundation in honor of the late Raymond Steve Tumlin, Sr., a dedicated Marietta Kiwanian, business, civic, and community leader in Cobb County.  This scholarship is available to a graduate or undergraduate student entering or attending an accredited college or university and who is currently a member of a Kiwanis Club, Kiwanis sponsored youth organization or who is the son, daughter, or spouse of a currently active Kiwanis Club of Marietta member.  Selection emphasis will be placed on academic achievement, character, and financial need.

BILL "SCOOP" KINNEY JOURNALISM SCHOLARSHIP - $2,500 CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION
A scholarship established in 2006 by the Marietta Kiwanis Foundation in honor of Mr. Bill Kinney, the Senior Associate Editor of the Marietta Daily Journal.  This scholarship is available to a graduate or undergraduate student entering or attending any accredited college or university and who is pursing a major in the field of Journalism.  Selection emphasis will be placed on financial need and academic performance.

FOREVER REMEMBER SCHOLARSHIP - $2,500 CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION
A scholarship established in 2010 by the Marietta Kiwanis Foundation to recognize those who are left
behind.  This scholarship is available to a dependent of a person who is either on active duty or employed, in the reserve,
or a veteran of the military, law enforcement, fire department, or EMT services.  Applicants must reside, work, or be a
student at an institution whose main campus is in Cobb County.  The applicant agrees that verification of dependency
may occur during the selection process.  Emphasis for this award will be placed on the essay, character, and academic
achievement.  For information about the Forever Remember statute and the creation of this scholarship, please CLICK HERE.