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Louis Stout Memorial Fund


Applications are now being accepted for the Louis Stout Memorial Fund for Students through December 5, 2016. Stout was named the fifth Commissioner of the KHSAA on July 1, 1994. He was the first African-American in the nation to head a state high school athletic association. 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 each year for the next four years. 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 sports-activities; involvement in other school activities, a record of community service/involvement and a member of the 2016-2017 senior class. The application is located on the KHSAA website at

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