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KARA LYNN THOMPSON

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.  

AWARDED
AMOUNT
$1,500

© 2020 by Emerging Pearls Foundation, Inc.

9165 Otis Ave.

Ste. 238

Indianapolis, IN 46216

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