The scholarship was established by Karen and the late Dr. Gerald McDougall, former dean of the Donald L. Harrison College of Business. The scholarship honors Jenkins, his long-time senior administrative assistant.
The renewable scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University with first preference for a non-traditional student who has been officially admitted to the Harrison College of Business. Second preference will go to any student who has been officially admitted to the College of Business. Recipients must be in good academic standing with an overall minimum 2.75 grade point average.
Jenkins is a Cape Girardeau native and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the Harrison College of Business. She has been employed as the senior administrative assistant to the Dean of the College of Business for more than 20 years.