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Kuhner Foundation Scholarship

Scholarship Requirements

The Kuhner Foundation was created by members of the Kuhner family for the purpose of providing scholarships to students in the fields of theology, food chemistry, engineering, or related sciences.  The Kuhner Family operated the Kuhner Packing Company and stockyards in Muncie from the early part of the 20th century through the 1940’s.  This scholarship  is automatically renewed for the four year college term as long as the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better and maintains full-time enrollment status.  The award amount will vary each year.

Required Material

Supplemental Information (to be included with the scholarship application:)

  • List of extra-curricular activities (i.e. Athletics, Social Clubs, Student Body Government, Community Involvement, Honors, Awards, etc.). Include the activity, years participating and any offices held, recognition and/or honors.
  • List work experience & wage earned (current-employment first).
  • A brief summary stating your intended area of study and your reason for choosing this major or career path.
  • Briefly discuss your goals and aspirations for your college years and the years immediately following college graduation.
  • One letter of recommendation from an instructor.
  • High school transcript that includes GPA, class standing, SAT and/or ACT scores.

Instructions for submitting required material:

  • Compile application and all supplemental information into one PDF file and/or Microsoft Word file (pdf. and .docx are the only file types accepted).
  • You will attach files on the application website page.
  • Please keep in mind, uploads must be under 50mb.

For more information contact:

First Merchants Private Wealth Advisors
P.O. Box 1467
Muncie, IN 47308-1467
[email protected]