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KARA LYNN THOMPSON
AWARDED
AMOUNT
$1,500

THE KARA LYNN THOMPSON AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN LIBERAL ARTS

The Kara Lynn Thompson Award for Excellence in Liberal Arts is a merit-based scholarship awarded annually to support and encourage African American college women at Purdue University.

 

The renewable scholarship was established to honor the life of Kara Lynn Thompson, who was a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. and a graduate of The Purdue University College of Liberal Arts and The Georgetown University Law Center.  Ms. Thompson was an accomplished employment lawyer, philanthropist and entrepreneur in Atlanta.

Scholarship Eligibility:

  • Black female students currently enrolled as a 2nd or 3rd year student at Purdue University in the College of Liberal Arts

  • Has completed 30 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 3.3

  • Hold a leadership role within a campus-based organization and actively involved in community service

  • Special consideration will be given to out-of-state students, particularly those born and/or graduated high school in the Southern region of the US

  • Must submit a 3-4 minute video recorded statement (approximately 500 words) about how you will use your voice to make a difference in the upcoming election and submit a college transcript and resume

This scholarship was established and is sponsored and funded by "The Friends of Kara Lynn Thompson".   

This scholarship is administered by Emerging Pearls Foundation, Inc.  

© 2020 by Emerging Pearls Foundation, Inc.

9165 Otis Ave.

Ste. 238

Indianapolis, IN 46216

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