Daniel B. Kellas Community
Service Scholarship

Named in honor and loving memory of a dedicated former member of our club, the Daniel B Kellas Community Service Scholarship honors a graduating high school senior who has demonstrated a life of service to their school and to their community. It is open to any graduating senior of the four high schools where we sponsor service (Key Club) groups: Butler High School, Providence Senior High School, Trinity Prep & Matthews-South Charlotte Homeschool, as well as dependants of club members. 

2018 Scholarship Application Process - NOW OPEN

To complete & submit your application, access & complete the Application Form below (it is a fillable pdf form); print & sign. Then return it, with the additional required items listed below. They can be given to a club member (in a sealed envelope), mailed to the address provided, or scanned and emailed to Scholarship@MatthewsKiwanis.org.  Complete applications must be received by the club no later than modnight, April 6, 2018.  Good luck!


1.  Access application by clicking on the 'Disploma' image > > > > > >

2.  Return all required documents in any manner as described above.

              Required Documents

1. Completed & Signed Application

2. Copy of most recent transcript

3. At least two letters of reference


                                                                 Meet our 2017 Recipient

Izzabella Christian
Providence Senior High School
Attending: University of Mississippi

Izzabella Christian: During her high school years, Izzabella has lived a life of service. At Providence, she served through the Naitonal Honor Society and as President of the Providence Key Club. Through her church, Izzabella has served as a youth leader & summer camp counselor. Through her years of activities and service with Miller Street Dance Academy, Izzabella participated in numerous outreach projects, including leading efforts to raise more than $75,000 through the Dancers Against Cancer  events. And through her affiliation with Cross Ways Youth Leadership Conference at Pepperdine University, she served low-income families in Los Angelas. 

We are impressed by her passion for service and feel fortunate to assist Izzabella as she continues her education and life of service at the University of Mississippi where she will be studying Pharmacy.

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