First preference will be given to children of BioKyowa employees with more than six months of current employment with BioKyowa. Second preference will be given to children of BioKyowa employees with less than six months of employment. The applicant should have demonstrated good moral character, school and/or community involvement, potential to succeed and the desire to become a useful citizen. The applicant must also submit recommendations from two teachers (other than counselors) with the application. The award may be renewed up to four years as long as the parent remains in the employment of BioKyowa and the student maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.0 and at least a 2.5 GPA in their major, with no more than three grades below C while enrolled at Southeast. If the applicant is not a child of BioKyowa employee, then the applicant must be an entering freshman within a 40-mile radius of Southeast Missouri State University and meet all other criteria. This scholarship requires a separate application available in in the following link, www.semo.edu/pdf/sfs/sfs_Biokyowascholarship_2009.pdf Completed form should be returned to Student Financial Services, Deadline is March 1st.