The scholarship was endowed in May by Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Kidd of Cape Girardeau.
The recipient of this renewable scholarship will be a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University with a major in the College of Science, Technology and Agriculture. A minimum grade point average of 2.0 is required for this scholarship. Financial need is a preference for the scholarship but not required. The College of Science, Technology and Agriculture will select the recipient.
Forrest Kidd is a 1961 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science with a major in biology. Ernestine Kidd is a 1962 graduate with a Bachelor of Science in high school education with a major in biology education.
The Kidds are the owners of Kidd’s Inc. and have been long-time supporters of the University, the athletic program and the annual golf tournament sponsored by Cape West Rotary, which benefits student scholarships at Southeast.