Pacific Northwest District Kiwanis Foundation

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Youth Scholarships

Thanks to generous donors and annual club gifts, the Pacific Northwest Kiwanis Foundation provides more than $15,000 US each year to support youth and young adults in Kiwanis Service Leadership Programs through district-wide awards, scholarships, and grants for leadership activities.

Did you Know?

Since 1987 the PNW Kiwanis Foundation has awarded more than $335,000 in Scholarships.



CKI (Circle K) Scholarships

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  • Since 1988 the PNW Foundation has awarded scholarships to Circle K International members totalling more than $160,000

CKI (Circle K) Scholarships for Continuing College/University Students

Five $1,500 scholarships are available for CKI (Circle K International) members continuing their education in college or university.

Total Scholarships: $7,500 US.
Deadline: January 2nd.
Link to Scholarship Application: PNW CKI Scholarship Application
Address to Send Applications: Pacific Northwest Kiwanis Foundation
Scholarship Chair: Rick Johnson
3825 Cooper Pond, Anacortes, WA 98092
Or send via email to: rnj1358@gmail.com

CKI (Circle K) Scholarship Descriptions

The Pacific Northwest Kiwanis Foundation's Robert H. Andrew District Scholarship

About the scholarship

In recognition of his exceptional support for sponsored programs, especially Circle K, the Pacific Northwest District Foundation named one of its scholarships after Robert H. Andrew in 1995. Bob was a former Pacific Northwest Kiwanis Governor, Circle K Administrator, and Treasurer of the Pacific Northwest Kiwanis Foundation. Scholarship winners are announced at the Circle K District Convention.

Criteria

This award is based on commitment to community service by a member of a Circle K Club within the Pacific Northwest District.

Scholarship value

$1,500 US


The Pacific Northwest Kiwanis Foundation's Gene O’Brien District Scholarship

About the scholarship

The Pacific Northwest District scholarship named this scholarship after Gene O’Brien, who was a past PNW Kiwanis Governor from 1987-1988. He was very supportive of both Key Club and Circle K sponsored programs. The PNW Kiwanis Foundation named this award for him in 2002. Scholarship winners are announced at the Circle K District Convention.

Criteria

This award is based on commitment to community service by a member of a Circle K Club within the Pacific Northwest District.

Scholarship value

$1,500 US


The Pacific Northwest Kiwanis Foundation's Patrick Maloney District Scholarship

About the scholarship

Patrick Maloney was killed by a drunk-driver, en route to the 1988 District Convention. He was a member of the Pacific University Circle K Club and went to the University of Portland to continue pre-medical studies. Some of his other interests outside of school were volunteering at the hospital, off-road racing, discovering his Irish heritage, and Circle K. In 1988, with support from the Pacific Northwest District Alumni Association, a scholarship was established in Patrick's memory. This scholarship has grown from $250 to its present value of $1,500. Scholarship winners are announced at the Circle K District Convention.

Criteria

This award is based on commitment to community service by a member of a Circle K Club within the Pacific Northwest District.

Scholarship value

$1,500 US (increased in 2004/05 from $1,000 in 2003/04)


The Pacific Northwest Kiwanis Foundation's Chuck Clutts District Scholarship

About the scholarship

In 20004/05, the Pacific Northwest Kiwanis Foundation established a fourth Circle K scholarship in memory of Chuck Clutts . Chuck was Governor of the Pacific Northwest District in 1984-1985. He had a distinguished Kiwanis career serving at the Club, Division, District, and International levels. However, he is most noted for his support of the Kiwanis Foundations and his unselfish giving to others. Chuck will be remembered as a humble Kiwanis leader who used his time, talents, and resources to help improve the quality of life worldwide. Scholarship winners are announced at the Circle K District Convention.

Criteria

This award is based on commitment to community service by a member of a Circle K Club within the Pacific Northwest District.

Scholarship value

$1,500 US


The Pacific Northwest Kiwanis Foundation and Roy E. Fritch Scholarship for Circle K

About the scholarship

The PNW Kiwanis Foundation named this scholarship after Roy E. Fritch in 2007. Roy was a member of Kiwanis for 60 years, a charter member of the Snohomish club and past Kiwanis Lt. Governor (1965). He was also a member of the Circle K Fraternity. The CK Fraternity—instituted in 1936—was the Brainchild of Past International President Jay Emerson and was the origin of Circle K International (CKI). Scholarship winners are announced at the Circle K District Conventions.

Criteria

This award is based on commitment to community service by a member of a Circle K Club within the Pacific Northwest District.

Scholarship value

$1,500 US


Pacific Northwest Kiwanis Foundation Scholarships: Recognizing Outstanding CKI Members in 2019

PNWK Scholarship Recipient University / College
PATRICK MALONEY Award Mikelle Howard
ROBERT ANDREWS Award Grace Brunke
GENE O'BRIEN Award Katie Heather
CHUCK CLUTTS Award Alexis Munis
ROY E FRITCH Award Shane Petrus  
JEWELL BAILEY Award Mary Cho  
         

Please contact the Foundation Secretary for recipient list back to 1987.