Foundation Scholarship Applications Online

The Truman State University Foundation is pleased to announce that applications are now available for the spring 2006 Foundation Scholarships.  Students may apply by going to Applications for spring 2006 are available from Oct. 1 until Nov. 1.

Four new scholarships are being awarded for the first time this spring. They include the Paul Talley and Matt Johnson Memorial Scholarship, Truman Student Government Scholarships, Carrie Nauyalis Scholarships and Don & Nelly Poe Scholarship.

The Paul Talley and Matt Johnson Memorial Scholarship was established as a tribute to the contributions of Paul Talley and Matt Johnson to the field of photography. Talley, 44, and Johnson, 25, were among 13 people killed aboard a commuter plane crash on Oct. 19, 2004, near Kirksville and were part of the Hawkeye Creative Communication team assisting Truman with the creation and design of new University publications.

The Truman State University Government Scholarships were established by the Student Senate at Truman State University in an effort to maintain communication with members of the Kirksville community and to recognize outstanding student leaders who permanently reside in Adair County.

The Carrie T. Nauyalis Communications Scholarship was established by Carrie T. Nauyalis, a 1994 communication graduate, to assist out-of-state students with financial need who are studying communication.

The Don & Nelly Poe Scholarship was established in 2004 by Jeff Poe in honor of his parents.  It is designated for graduates of Kirksville High School who are in the business program at Truman.

The mission of the Truman State University Foundation is to support the goals and activities of Truman State University by obtaining financial support, nurturing viable relationships with external constituencies, and serving as prudent financial stewards of the Foundation’s resources. The Foundation exists as a tax-exempt, charitable foundation and is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. To learn more about establishing scholarships at Truman, contact the Office of Advancement at 785.4133 or e-mail
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