Kentucky Association of Blacks in Higher Education

Kimberly D. Merritt received her posthumous Doctoral degree in December 2015 from Eastern Kentucky University.  The former President of KABHE and long standing member of KABHE has left a lasting legacy influencing those who came to know her and grew to love her.

For students who:                                    

1. Enrolled full time at a KABHE affiliated institution as an undergraduate

2. Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or greater

3. Traditionally under-represented in academic or institutional programs as it relates to the goal of increasing diversity. This would also include first generation college students, students from impoverished families, and/or students with a history of overcoming adversity.

4. An Award of $1000.00 will be given in two payments of $500.00 (spring) and (fall) term

5. Applicants should complete and submit an essay (500-700 words) on their perspective from

   Dr. Kimberly D. Merritt’s Philosophy: From the Hood or the Holler: Education makes a difference

Visit the Annual Awards and Scholarship Tab for more information.

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Collected: $87.00
Goal: $1,000.00
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