Frequently Asked Questions

Scholarship

Each scholarship or grant is worth $1000, which is renewable up to four years total.

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). One will be given 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 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.

Eligbility

Sorry, no. This is just for current year high school graduates going through 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.

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.

Donations

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 and legal fees.

The initial contribution by the Wheeler family is only enough to get this scholarship/grant started. With an additional $150,000 this scholarship fund will be able to continue in perpetuity.

To Donate by check, please make checks out to “The Signatry” and write the fund name (The Passion Fund #1334400) in the memo line on the check. MAIL TO: The Signatry 7171 W 95th Street, Suite 501 Overland Park, KS 66212