2022 - 2023 STATE OFFICER SCHOLARSHIP
The 2022-2023 Massachusetts State Officer has created a scholarship to help fund students competing at the State level continue their journey to compete at the National level. Students applying to this scholarship must be an active member within their chapter that will be competing at the State level and are within good standing academically.
A $250 scholarship is to be awarded at SLC to the Massachusetts BPA student member that exudes the qualities of BPA in their involvement inside and outside of the organization to use the funds towards their NLC trip.
This application is open for completion until 11:59PM EST on Friday, February 17, 2023 and the winner will be carefully selected by the State Officer Team to be announced at SLC in March 2023.
Judith B. McKinstry is a woman who has given so much of her time and energy to Business Professionals of America at the local, state, and national levels. She was not only a chapter advisor but also served for more than 20 years as the State Director and has served on the National Board of Trustees. She exemplifies what it takes to be a true servant leader.
This scholarship will be awarded to students who share the servant leadership characteristics that Judith B. McKinstry embodies. These include qualities such as:
Puts the people they serve first; exhibits a genuine interest and empathy towards others
Exhibits strong leadership potential
Committed to the growth of others in the community they serve
Collaborates effectively with others
May hold leadership positions in school or in their community and/or participates in community service
Demonstrates the kindness towards others that Judith B. McKinstry exhibits