Attention High School Seniors! Apply now for the Louis Stout Memorial Scholarship! The award winners will be announced in conjunction with the boys' state basketball tournament in March. Two grants, each in the amount of a one-time scholarship of $2,000 payable to an institution of higher learning, will be awarded. The scholarship is not renewable and is not endowed for expansion. Minimum criteria is a 3.5 (converted to 4.0 scale) grade point average, involvement in varsity sports or sport-activities, involvement in other school activities, a record of community service / involvement, and a member of the 2019-2020 senior class.
Stout was named the fifth Commissioner of the KHSAA on July 1, 1994, after serving as Executive Assistant Commissioner for two years and Assistant Commissioner for 21 years. Stout was the first African-American in the nation to head a state high school athletic association and was the fifth individual to serve as Commissioner of the Association. As Assistant and Executive Assistant Commissioner, Stout handled day-to-day management of the sports of baseball, cross country, soccer, wrestling, and softball. He also conducted rules clinics, recruited workers and officials, and managed State Tournament competition in those sports. He served on numerous national committees for the National Federation of High School Association (NFHS), from rules to governance.
The application deadline is February 28, 2020. Follow the link below to access the application.
Louis Stout Memorial Scholarship