November is National Scholarship Month. Phillips University Legacy Foundation is pleased to announce that starting January 1, 2022, it will be accepting new applications for its Undergraduate Scholarship and Leadership Development Program for the 2022-2023 academic year.


This program makes annual awards of up to $8,500 per year to full-time undergraduate students pursuing a liberal arts education at any of the 17 colleges or universities currently or historically related with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (for a complete list, go to Recipients are chosen based on their academic achievements, their present and potential leadership in the church, their communities, and their chosen vocation. The program is available to incoming freshmen as well as college sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Recipients are required to complete a Volunteer Leadership Project and attend a Legacy Scholars Leadership Development Conference for training annually.


The Phillips University Legacy Scholars program influences talented young people by acknowledging and nurturing their dreams, cultivating their talent, and providing leadership development and scholarship funds to ensure they can graduate with minimum debt and make a difference in the world around them. The goal of the Phillips University Legacy Foundation is to empower the Legacy Scholars to become lifelong leaders by developing the attributes that are represented by the four pillars of a Phillips University education: intellectual, spiritual, physical and social. To experience a glimpse into the Legacy Scholar lifestyle, visit


For more information on the Phillips University Legacy Foundation’s Undergraduate Scholarship and Leadership Development Program, please contact Tamela Harsha, Scholarship Administrator, at 580.237.4433 or email  The application will be available to access online, Saturday, January 1, 2022. The application deadline is Wednesday, March 16, 2022.


If you would like to help support the Phillips University Legacy Scholarship and Leadership Development Program, please contact J. Gottman, Director of Development, at 580.237.4433 or email  You can also give securely online at Phillips University Legacy Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization.