Elizabeth Miller Watkins Memorial Scholarship Fund

To assist women students of outstanding scholastic achievement and demonstrated financial need in completing their college education at the University of Kansas.


The students eligible for assistance shall be:

  • All women enrolled as full-time undergraduate students at the University of Kansas;
  • Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher on 4.0 scale; and
  • Demonstrated financial need.
  • Special consideration given to first time college women in family. 
  • Recipients who continue to meet eligibility criteria may reapply annually to receive the scholarship.

Selection will be based on application contents, a short essay on the life and influence of Elizabeth Watkins, transcripts, and financial information.


$2,000 or more per academic year (dispersed ½ each semester).
New applicants must apply online by March 1; Renewal applicants must apply online by February 1.
Greater Kansas City Community Foundation (scholarships@growyourgiving.org)