2017 Speech and Theatre Education Scholarship

Awarded by the


Kansas Speech Communication Association


The KSCA will award a $500 scholarship to a deserving student who has completed at least 60 hours of study at a Kansas university or college and who has declared a major in education either pursuing speech communication and/or theatre education or with the intention of seeking certification in speech/theater education.  The recipient must be seeking a degree at a Kansas university or college.


Preference will be given to students who (1) demonstrate a strong background in speech communication, (2) excel in their classroom studies, (3) plan to seek employment in the state of Kansas, and (4) have a history of dedication to speech communication.


Applications shall include relevant background information as well as a double-spaced typewritten essay on approximately 250 words on the subject “My Interest in Speech Communication and Theatre Education”, two letters of reference, and a copy of their college transcript.  (The attached application form may be reproduced and distributed to all interested students.)


Completed applications should be emailed/postmarked no later than August 1, 2017.  Mail or e-mail the completed application to:


Kenna Reeves, KSCA President

Emporia State University

1 Kellogg Cir.

Emporia, KS 66801


E-mail: kreeves@emporia.edu