Kenneth N. Harrison Memorial Scholarship

The Kenneth N. Harrison Memorial Scholarship was established by anonymous donors in Yuma to honor Kenneth Harrison and his life’s work as a fire fighter and his love for restoring old cars.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Students who graduated from any high school in Yuma County, including the current graduating class and previous graduates.
  • Planning to pursue a career in auto technology or fire science.

Application Requirements in Addition to the General Application Questions:

  • Third letter of recommendation from an individual not asked to submit in your main profile, ideally from a mentor in the auto tech or fire science fields as this scholarship seeks to award students planning to pursue one of those careers.
  • Student must complete the additional required essay.

Award Details:
Scholarships of up to $2000 will be sent to the schools of winning applicants in two payments: in July for fall semester and November for spring.

Kenneth N. Harrison
Supplemental Questions
  1. Submit a personal essay detailing your educational goals, and education program necessary to achieve that goal. What qualifies you for this scholarship - i.e. contributions to community/church?
  2. Letter of Recommendation

    This letter of recommendation must be completed by a teacher, coach, mentor or faculty sponsor, describing your community involvement or leadership skills.

    Note that your general application required 2 references. This third reference should be submitted by someone additional, so please select a different reference than those already listed in your general application.