GP M.A.D.E. Scholarship

Deadline to submit a Scholarship Application: Postmarked by February 15, 2020

Scholarships will be awarded by:  April 1, 2020

 

Purpose

The GP M.A.D.E. Foundation, Inc. (the “Foundation”) started by Coach Gary Pinkel, is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, established to provide financial assistance to young people facing difficult challenges.

GP M.A.D.E. Foundation, Inc.  l  P.O. Box 665  l  Columbia, MO 65205  l  foundation@gpmade.com

Eligibility

To be eligible for a scholarship, an individual must show a need in one of the three Foundation objectives. The applicant must be under the age of 20 and a Missouri resident. The scholarship must be used in state of Missouri for a higher education program, at a trade school or at a university.

GP M.A.D.E. Foundation Support Objectives
  1. Support and research for youth facing lymphoma and leukemia cancers
  2. Assisting youth with physical challenges
  3. Aiding youth experiencing economic and social challenges through mentoring/scholarship, etc.
Selection

Scholarship recipients – known as GP M.A.D.E. Scholars – are selected each year by the Scholarship Committee of the Foundation. Recipients will be chosen based on merit and need. All applicants will receive notification of the outcome of their scholarship application.

Award Amounts

The GP M.A.D.E. Foundation Scholarship awards are determined by the amount the Scholarship Committee recommends is prudent to be awarded.

Application Package

Consideration will be given to candidates submitting complete application packages, which include:

  1. A complete GPM.A.D.E. application form (copies are acceptable); and
  2. Proof of United States citizenship.

Applications and attachments may be mailed (postmarked by the application deadline) or emailed (by the application deadline) to:

  • By Mail:
    GP M.A.D.E. Foundation, Inc.
    Attention: Scholarship Committee P.O. Box 665
    Columbia, MO 65201OR
  • By Email:
    foundation@gpmade.com
Interviews

The GP M.A.D.E. scholarship committee may require an interview with the applicant(s). If needed, applicant(s) will be notified by telephone, email, or letter regarding their interview date and time. All interviews shall be completed prior to the deadline of the award date for the application year.

Scholarship Awarding Procedure and Payments

The Foundation will notify the applicant of their award as soon after April 1st as possible. The check will be made payable to the school chosen by the applicant. The school selected must be located in Missouri. Any taxes that may be due are entirely the responsibility of the recipient Scholar. Please consult your tax adviser to determine your tax treatment.

The applicant must be under the age of 20 and a Missouri resident. The scholarship must be used in state of Missouri for a higher education program, at a trade school or at a university.

Change of Contact Information

If there is a change of name, address, telephone number, cell phone number or email address – the applicant and/or scholar must immediately notify the Foundation by email at foundation@gpmade.com.

Summary Report by Scholarship Recipient

The scholarship recipient is required to provide in writing a brief summary of the impact of their award, stating how the financial reward has made a difference in their life every day. This summary should be sent to the Foundation no later than December 31, 2020. This summary should be sent to:

E-mail: foundation@gpmade.com

Mailing Address: GP M.A.D.E. Foundation, Inc. Attention: Scholarship Committee
P.O. Box 665 Columbia, MO 65201
2020 GP M.A.D.E. Foundation Scholarship
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