Frequently Asked Questions
Each scholarship or grant is worth $1000 each year for potentially a total of four years.
No. You have to show us how you are maintaining your passionate pursuit. Or, if your plans have changed, you will have to explain to the selection committee how they have evolved and why you are still worthy of this award.
One (provided there are worthy recipients). It will be awarded at the FHE Region 3 graduation ceremony.
We will notify all applicants of their status by April 15th. The winner’s name will be kept secret from the public until the graduation ceremony.
Yes, you may plaster it on billboards along I-435 if you want. How you apply is not as important as what your application says about you and your commitment to your passion.
No. Our benchmark for measurement is purely based on the worthiness of your passionate pursuit.
Yes. There are representatives from FHE Region 3 and members of the Wheeler family.
The selection committee is an anonymous group of people assigned to this task by the Passion Fund board.
Sorry, no. This is just for current year high school graduates going through the FHE Region 3 graduation ceremony.
The application deadline is Feb. 28ty of the your senior year. We will notify all applicants of their status by April 15th. The winner’s name will be kept secret from the public until the graduation ceremony.
If you have moved here from out of town, or have belonged to some other home school organization, you may make a personal appeal regarding any of our rules because of extenuating circumstances. We set the rule of a three-year membership requirement as a way for us to validate your commitment to home schooling.
If you are a member of FHE Region 3, you are considered living in the Kansas City area.
Funds for The Passion Fund are kept securely with the National Christian Foundation and distributed by Helping Hands Ministries to prevent any misappropriation. National Christian Foundation is an accredited member of ECFA.
About 90%. The National Christian Foundation and Helping Hands charge a small processing fee. Plus, there is a small amount needed for promotional materials and web hosting.
The initial contribution by the Wheeler family is only enough to get this scholarship/grant started, but not enough to keep it going in perpetuity. Without additional contributions the fund will eventually deplete itself.
To donate by check, please make checks out to the National Christian Foundation Heartland, and write the fund name and ID number (The Passion Fund #1334400) in the memo line on the check.
National Christian Foundation, Attn: Contributions Team
11625 Rainwater Dr., Suite 500
Alpharetta, GA 30009-8678
To donate online, CLICK HERE!