News Bites: Painting Student Awarded Mensa Foundation Kuhnel Scholarship
Painting student Jason Betzing has received the Kuhnel Scholarship from the Mensa Education & Research Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to furthering human intelligence.
Jason Betzing (credit: Kevin Blackmer)
Each year the Mensa Foundation gives away an average of $85,000 through its volunteer-run scholarship program. This year, more than 9,200 students from around the world competed for 188 scholarships. Applicants were asked to submit an essay outlining their goals for the future.
The Kuhnel Scholarship is awarded on a regional level, and Betzing was one of ten students selected to receive the scholarship for 2015.
For more information on the Mensa Foundation, visit mensafoundation.org.