Phillips University Legacy Foundation is pleased to announce it is accepting new applications for its Undergraduate Scholarship and Leadership Development Program for the 2019-2020 academic year. The application can be submitted online through the Foundation’s website at


The mission of the Phillips University Legacy Foundation is to follow the tradition of Phillips University by providing scholarships and opportunities to educate and develop leaders who embody Christian values in their lives, service and work. The program is available to incoming full-time undergraduate students (freshman through seniors) pursuing a liberal arts education at any of the 17 colleges or universities that are currently or historically related to the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) (for a complete list, go to Since 2002, the Phillips University Legacy Foundation has awarded over $1.5 million in scholarships to 169 scholarship recipients and administered 17 Leadership Development Conferences. These recipients, known as Phillips Legacy Scholars, have completed over 460 Volunteer Service Projects.


The Phillips University Legacy Scholars program influences talented young people by acknowledging and nurturing their dreams, cultivating their talent, and providing leadership development and scholarship funds to ensure they can graduate with minimum debt and make a difference in the world around them. Legacy Scholars, among the brightest, most promising young people attending these 17 fine institutions, are awarded entrance into the unique program based on their academic achievements as well as past, present and potential leadership in their school, church and community.  A network of resources is provided teaching the essence of the Phillips tradition of self-realization, potential as both a human being and a servant leader.  To experience a glimpse into the Legacy Scholar lifestyle visit It is not a requirement that recipients attend a church that is affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).


For more information or to apply for the Phillips University Legacy Foundation’s Undergraduate Scholarship and Leadership Development Program, please contact Tamela Harsha, Scholarship Administrator, at 580.237.4433 or email  Applications can be accessed online at The application deadline is Friday, March 15, 2019.


If you would like to help support the Phillips University Legacy Scholarship and Leadership Development Program, please contact Kelly Coker, Executive Director, at 580.237.4433 or email  You can also give securely online at Phillips University Legacy Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization.