White Columns Scholarship

Please complete the below application. White Columns Scholarships are awarded to young men who exemplify any one of the characteristics of Scholarship, Leadership, Athletics, Fellowship, or Service. Membership in Kappa Sigma is not required to obtain a scholarship.

  1. Scholarship – Unyielding focus on academic achievement and life-long learning.
  2. Leadership – Influences others to strive for transformative change and organizational growth by leading by example.
  3. Athletics – Demonstrated athletic success or demonstrated sportsmanship with fair and generous behavior in a sports contest
  4. Fellowship – Prioritizes strong relationships with others.
  5. Service – Seeks to help others in need.

This year $4,000 in scholarships will be awarded to five Missouri S&T students.

Kappa Sigma is the largest college social fraternity in the world with more than 200,000 members, including 17,000 undergraduates at more than 300 chapters and colonies located throughout the United States and Canada.

The Beta-Chi Chapter of Kappa Sigma at Missouri S&T has again won the prestigious FACE award in 2021. FACE is the Founders Award for Chapter Excellence and is the national benchmark award in Kappa Sigma recognizing the very best undergraduate chapters.  Members are focused on academics, philanthropy, community involvement, fitness, and   building leadership characteristics.

Our 96 man, 26,000 sq. ft. home sets on 2 acres at the entrance to the university. Being recently remodeled our chapter house is one of the nicest facilities on campus, with a computer room, dedicated study room, sand volleyball court, a soccer field, weight room, pool table, and basketball court. It is one of the very few houses on campus that offers accommodations with private bathrooms and living rooms. We have the largest rooms on campus.

Alumni of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity provide the funding for these scholarships and others. In 2020, Kappa Sigma alumni provided $14,000 of scholarships as financial aid to its members at MST.

To qualify for a White Columns Scholarship, you must be a freshman or sophomore attending the Missouri University of Science and Technology. Applicants and recipients of the White Columns Scholarships have no obligation to join Kappa Sigma.

To apply for the 2024-2025 school year, submit your completed application no later than May 1, 2024.  If you are selected as a finalist for a White Columns Scholarship, we will contact you to schedule an interview.

Questions or additional information to your application Contact White Columns Scholarship Chairman: Jack Holm Trueman jmhhmh@umsystem.edu or (816) 548-0828.

If you are interested in joining Kappa Sigma, please contact: jmhhmh@umsystem.edu

White Columns Scholarship Application