Robert P. Karr Scholarship

Application for Robert P. Karr Scholarship

Your Information & Eligiblity




Racial/Ethnic Background
The foundation supporting this scholarship is acting in partnership with IslandWood to invest in making higher education more accessible to Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) as we work towards our Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) goals.  



Parent/Guardian Education Background
We recognize the value of learning gained in contexts beyond academia.  We are asking the following question because we acknowledge and intend to address the fact that research demonstrates first generation college students often encounter additional barriers when navigating higher education contexts.  



Teaching & Identity Submission

Please address the following prompt:


The foundation funding this scholarship focuses on supporting exceptional teacher candidates and IslandWood celebrates teaching in an expansive range of settings that extend beyond the classroom.  How does teaching align with your identities, life's work, and future goals?

Financial Need