Spencer C. Duncan "Stand in the Gap" Memorial Scholarship
The Spencer C. Duncan “Stand In The Gap Memorial Scholarship” is given by the Spencer C. Duncan Make It Count Foundation to honor the memory and military service of Spencer C. Duncan. Army Spc. Spencer C. Duncan of Olathe, KS was killed in action on 6 Aug., 2011 while serving with the 7th Battalion, 158th Aviation Regiment, U.S. Army Reserve, New Century, KS. The Spencer C. Duncan Make It Count Foundation was created to honor the brave men and women who have given and who continue to give of themselves to ensure freedom for the people of the United States. The Spencer C. Duncan Make It Count Project is dedicated to supporting organizations, communities, and individuals who choose to make a difference in the lives of veterans. When the Spencer C. Duncan Foundation board president heard about military connected students exhausting benefits just short of graduation the Spencer C. Duncan “Stand In The Gap” Scholarship was created. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide tuition dollars to be applied toward degree completion.
The ideal student will be in good academic standing, have two semesters remaining and have exhausted all of their VA benefits. Student applicants must be the primary earner of any veteran’s benefit , transfer of benefit dependent students are not eligible.