Scholarships










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ABBOT AND FENNER-

Deadline:  June 14
Online Application


Abbot and Fenner are committed to continuing efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. 

Eligibility:  High School Juniors and Seniors as well as students currently registered in any accredited post-secondary institution.


http://www.abbotandfenner.com/scholarships.htm


ADAM CARABAJAL MEMORIAL ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline: April
Application in the Career Center

This memorial scholarship is for those who are interested in athletics.

Eligibility:  Must be a graduating senior from GCHS, must participate in football, volleyball, golf, wrestling, baseball, softball or bowling.


AMERICAN LEGION- 

Deadline: Varies
Online Applications
Multiple Scholarships

There are numerous American Legion scholarships available for children of veterans.  There are also many scholarships for students whose parents were not in the military.

Eligibility:  Varies

www.legion.org


AMERICAN WELDING SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIPS-

Deadline:  March 1
Online Applications
Kansas Scholarships Available
Multiple Scholarships Available

This scholarship is for those interested in welding.

Eligibility: Varies

https://www.aws.org/foundation/page/scholarships


AMERICA’S FARMERS GROW AG LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP-


Deadline: January 31
Online Application

The Monsanto Fund,  is offering more than $500,000 in scholarships.

Eligibility: Applicants in rural communities who are looking to continue their educations in an Ag-related field of study and become the next generation of AG  leaders.

https://www.ffa.org.home


ASPIRING BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline: Varies
Online Application

This Scholarship is for those who are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.


ASPIRING NURSE SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline: August
Online Application

Nursing Schools Almanac will award a scholarship to a future nurse in the high school class of 2019.


Eligibility:  Varies

http://www.onlinereport.com/


AXA ACHIEVEMENT-

Deadline:  December
Online Application

The AXA Foundation directs AXA's philanthropic and volunteer activities.  They also help students and parents take the next step toward college, and success.

Eligibility:  U.S. citizen or legal resident, current high school student planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college full-time, demonstrate ambition and self-drive by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities.

www.us.axa.com/axafoundation/AXA-achievemnet-scholarship.html



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BEAUTY AND WELLNESS SCHOLARSHIPS-

Deadline:  Open year around
Online Applications
Multiple Scholarships
Female Applicants Only

The Skin Care OX Beauty and Wellness scholarship program is awarding a $500 scholarship and Organic Beauty Basket seniors.

Eligibility: Female high school senior, undergraduate, or graduate student who is committed to maintaining personal wellness, then this is the scholarship for you!

https://www.skincareoc.com/scholarship/


BEEF EMPIRE DAYS, INC. SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline:  April
Online Application

This scholarship is for those pursuing agricultural related a higher education Degree.

Eligibility:  Muse be interested in education, communications, production, research, engineering or any other area involved with the beef industry.

www.beefempiredays@gcnet.com


BERNADINE SITTS SCHOLARSHIP-


Deadline: February
Application in the Career Center

Bernadine Sitts Scholarship is open to any current senior who attended the school for at least 2 full semesters.

Eligibility:  Applicant must have at least a 3.5 GPA, and must be planning to attend a four year college.


BEZOS SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline:  February
Junior Applicants Only
Application in the Career Center

Here you will find a remarkable gathering of thinkers and exchange agents from around the world participating in roundtable discussions, interacting leadership training sessions to prepare you for the challenges ahead, and Festivals sessions where speakers and guests discuss their work and ideas.

Eligibility:  U.S. Citizen, attending Public High School, must demonstrate leadership skills in school and community, have taken one or more of PSAT/SAT/ACT/ or ACT Aspire.


BIG SUN SCHOLARSHIP-


Deadline:  June
Online Application

The Big Sun Organization is proud to be able to help athletics succeed in their academic pursuits.  In order to do our part, we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student.

Eligibility:  All student athletics are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate.  The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institute.

http://bigsunathletics.com/


BILL SPANIOL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline:  February
Online Application

This Scholarship promotes the Kansas Environmental Health Association as a professional organization and encourages individuals to pursue a Degree in Environmental Science or a related field.

Eligibility:  Any student who will be graduating or as graduated form a Kansas High School and will be attending a Technical College, Community College or a four-year private or public college or university.  First priority in awarding will be given to individuals who are seeking a career in Environmental Sciences or a related field.

http://www.keha.us/scholarships.htm


BLACK HILLS-

Deadline:  March
Multiple Scholarships
Online Applications

Black Hills Energy is offering scholarships to High School students in the Kansas Natural Gas service areas.

Eligibility:  Must be a customer of Black Hills Energy, whether it is a parent or the student applying, rank top 35% of graduating class, Specific Majors ie. Engineering, Business, Environmental Science, Energy or related field of study, HVAC, Appliance Repair, Natural Gas, or Welding.

https://www.blackhillsenergy/com


BOARD OF REGENTS-

Deadline: Varies
Multiple Scholarships
Online Applications

Eligibility:  Varies

https://www.kansasregents.org/scholarships_and_grants


BUFFALO LIVING LEGACY FUND SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline:  March
Application in the Career Center
Turn in completed application to the Career Center

Buffalo Living Legacy Fund will be awarding five (4) $2,500 and (1) $5,000 scholarship to 2019 Graduating Seniors from Garden City High School.

Eligibility:  Applicants will have at least a 3.0 GPA and demonstrated success both academically and in extracurricular activities.


BURGER KING SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline:  December
Online Application

The Burger King Scholarship program has awarded $32 million in scholarships to more than 30,00 High School students since 2000.

Eligibility:
Have a strong academic record with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.5, be passionate about serving the community, and be a high school senior, BURGER KING employee, spouse/domestic partner or child of an employee.

http://bkmclamorefoundation.org/who-we-are/application-information/


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CATTLE EMPIRE SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline: May

Application in the Career Center

Cattle Empire, LLC will be awarding five $1000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors.

Eligibility: A student from each of the following cities attending school: Garden City, Liberal, Satanta, Sublette, and Ulysses. Students must fill out an application and write a 1000 word essay.


CG TRADER SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline: June
Online Application

Enter the CG Trader Scholarship challenge to win $3000 for your education. The best submission will be awarded $2000 while the two runners-up will receive $500.

Eligibility: You must write an essay on the topic "The future of technology in education". Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and be a High school senior, undergraduate or graduate student.

www.cgtrader.com



CHAPTER FF  P.E.O. SCHOLARSHIPS-


Deadline:  April  
Multiple Scholarships             

Female only  
Only mailed applications accepted
Application in the Career Center    
          

The Chapter FF...P.E.O. Scholarships are made possible through donations of the chapter's members, with requirements being set by the Scholarship Committee. 

Eligibility: Applicants may only be high school seniors that are women attending a college or university the fall after your senior year. 


CHAPTER X P.E.O. EDUCATIONAL AWARD-


Deadline:  April  

​Female Only
  
Application in the Career Center


This award is for those interested in education.  
 
                                                 

Eligibility:  You must enroll in at least twelve (12) credit hours in a college of your choice, send Chapter X a letter stating you have enrolled & enclose a copy of schedule each semester, maintain a 2.0 grade point average for the first semester or your scholarship status will be subject to committee review.


COCA COLA SCHOLARS PROGRAM-


Deadline: October
  
Online Application                                   


Seniors at secondary schools throughout the United States who meet the eligibility requirements may apply. 

Eligibility: Recipients are well-rounded individuals with highly developed interests in their community.

https//www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org



COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF SOUTHWEST KANSAS-

Deadline:  February 1
Application in the Career Center

The Community Foundation of Southwest Kansas Scholarship Program reflects a direct effort to recognize and reward those students who have demonstrated consistent and outstanding academic achievement. 


COOLIDGE SCHOLARSHIP- 

Deadline: January 24
Juniors Only
Application in the Career Center 

Coolidge Scholarship is a full ride scholarship that covers tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study.

Eligibility:  The Coolidge scholarship can be used by recipients at ANY accredited U.S. college or university. The main criterion for the Coolidge scholarship is academic merit. This Scholarship is open to any high school junior who plan to enroll in college in the fall of 2019 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident.



COUNTY WEED DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION OF KANSAS-

Deadline:  February 1
Application in the Career Center

The CWDAK would like to help students preparing for careers in the agriculture/agronomy industry and increase awareness of the County Weed Department’s role in the local government.

Eligibility: Kansas High School Senior, grade point average of 3.0 on a 4 pt. scale or higher, attending a Kansas college or university for the fall semester, major in agriculture or plant science field (preference to agronomy and plant science)


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DODGE CITY ROUNDUP-

Deadline:  June
Online Application

This scholarship supports qualified students with their post-high school education if they have rodeo involvement. It provides 2 scholarships annually.

Eligibility:  KS resident, High School senior, 3.0 GPA, and interested in technical schools, community college, or 4 year university.


http://dcruscholarship.com


DOODLE 4 GOOGLE-

Deadline: March
Online Application 

The contestant will represent the contest theme with “doodles” using the Google logo, showing a unique approach to the “doodle.”

Eligibility:  Be creative and have artistic abilities.


https://doodles.google.com/d4g/


DREAM US SCHOLARSHIP-


Deadline:  February 28
Online Application

We think of our National Scholarship as the “Pell Grant” for highly motivated DREAMers with significant, unmet financial need. While we consider your GPA and test scores, we place great emphasis on your demonstrated ability to overcome the barriers and challenges that DREAMers face each and every day.

Eligibility:  2.5 or better GPA, intend to enroll in college full-time for Associates or Bachelor’s Degree, or have significant unmet financial need.

www.thedream.us/scholarship



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EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION OF THE SOCIETY OF CPA'S-

Deadline: Varies
Online Applications
Multiple Scholarships


This foundation is for those who are interested in becoming a Certified Public Accountant.

Eligibility:  These scholarships are offered without regard to financial need to students who rank high in one of the two college qualifying examinations (ACT or SAT), who will attend a Kansas university or college, and who plan to major in accounting.

www.kscpa.org/up_and_coming_professionals/scholarships


ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS-

Deadline: Varies
Online Applications
Multiple Scholarships

Scholarship, Leadership, and Financial Need.

Eligibility:  Any high school senior who is a US citizen is eligible to apply.  Male and female students compete separately for identical awards. 

https://www.elks.org/scholars/



ELLIS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS-

Deadline: Varies
Online Applications
Multiple Scholarships

The Ellis Foundation has a complete approach to college scholarships.  We’ve developed a unique holistic system that addresses the needs of the students.

www.TheEllisFoundation.org


ENGLANDER PEEBLES SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline:  May 31
Online Application

The attorneys of Englander Peebles want to hear your thoughts and experiences and to compete for a scholarship.  The topic?  They are asking the questions:  At what age did you receive your first smartphone?  How you think it impacts your day-to-day activities?  How do you think it impacts you while you are behind the wheel?

Eligibility:  Applicant must be a resident of the US or an international student who is studying at a US school.  A high school junior or senior, currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year college or university, or a student currently enrolled in graduate school.

www.ereiss@concultwebs-email.com


ESA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM-

Deadline:  Varies
Online Application
Multiple Scholarships
Women and Minorities


This foundation is for women and minorities pursing degrees in computer and video game apps.

Eligibility: Students must be a U.S. citizen and have at least a 2.75 GPA.

www.esafoundation.org


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FORT HAYS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-

Deadline: Varies
Online Applications
Multiple Scholarships

This Scholarship is for those interested in Business and Entrepreneurship. 

Eligibility:  Applicant must be enrolled full time at Fort Hays University during residence in the  scholarship hall, be in good academic standing, have a cumulative GPA of 2.50.

fhsu.edu/cob/entrepreneurship/scholarshiphall


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GARDEN CITY ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATIONAL OFFICE PROFESSIONALS SCHOLARSHIP- 


Deadline:  April 
Application in the Career Center

The Garden City Association of Educational Office Processional (GCAEOP) is awarding a scholarship to a Garden City High School graduate.

Eligibility:   Applicants not associated to GCAEOP must have a major in the area of a business or education.


GARDEN CITY COMMUNITY COLLEGE-​​​

Deadline:  Varies
Online Applications
Multiple Scholarships

Eligibility:  Varies

www.gccc.com


THE GAS CAPITAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM-


Deadline:  February

Application in the Career Center

This committee is to grant scholarship assistance to those students who offer promise to successfully graduate from college.

Eligibility: Applications will be solicited from High School Seniors and College Students who are residents of one of the counties in the Kansas portion of the Hugoton Gas Field area (Greeley, Hamilton, Kearney, Finney, Stanton, grant, Haskell, Morton, Stevens, and Seward. Scholastic achievement required (on a 4.0 scale- a 3.3 GPA or above for High School Students and a 2.5 average or above for College Students).     


GOLDEN DOOR SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline:  October 25
Application in the Career Center

The Golden Door Scholarship is for those DACA recipients planning to attend college in the Fall 2019.

Eligibility:  Applicants must have DACA and have a strong preference to the Engineering, Computer Science, Technology and Math fields,a high GPA, and driven to excel and help others succeed too.


GOLDEN PLAINS CREDIT UNION-

Deadline: March
Online Application

This scholarship is available for those whose parents/guardians or the student themselves are members of the Credit Union.
    


Eligibility:  Applicant must be a member of Golden Plains Credit Union.

www.gpcu.com


GOOGLE FOR EDUCATION: THE GENERATION GOOGLE SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline: December
Online Application

The Generation Google Scholarship is for students who are planning to pursue a computer science or computer engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field.

www.edugoogle.com



GREAT CLIPS-

Deadline: March 
Online Application

Great Clips is offering a cosmetology scholarship. We provide scholarship and professional tools to cosmetology students each year!  

http://www.applytracking.com


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HAGAN SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION-

Deadline:  November 15
Application in the Career Center


This scholarship is to provide each recipient with the opportunity to obtain a four-year college education and graduate debt free.

Eligibility:  Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, achieved a 3.5 GPA or higher, 23 or higher on the ACT or 1,150 or higher on the SAT.


THE HELIUM LITIGATION SCHOLARSHIP FUND, INC-


Deadline:  February

Application in the Career Center  

These applicants will be engaged in agricultural, environmental or energy related studies at any accredited college or junior college.

Eligibility: Be a resident of a qualifying county, SW KS, OK & TX panhandles (Finney is included) applicant will be incoming college freshman, applicant will satisfy other nondiscriminatory academic and economic criteria as requested, minimum ACT/SAT scores to be 23/1130 and minimum GPA of 3.5


HISPANIC COLLEGE  FUND SCHOLARSHIPS-


D
eadline:  February
Online Applications
Multiple Scholarships

The HSF Scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a college degree.

Eligibility:  Varies

www.hispanicfund.org



HORACE GOOD MIDDLE SCHOOL ALUMNI SCHOLARSHIP
THROUGH WESTERN KANSAS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION-

Deadline:  May 20
Application in the Career Center

This scholarship is available to those High School seniors who attended at least 2 semesters at Horace Good Middle School .

Eligibility:  Applicant must have a GPA of 3.0 or better, and be pursuing higher education at a four-year college, a two-year college, or trade school.


​​HORATIO ALGER CAREER & TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline June
Online Application

The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who have demonstrated integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, and strength of character, have financial need, and are committed to pursue a career or technical certificate/degree.

​​www.scholars.horatioalger.org


HUTCHINSON NEWS FUTURE JOURNALIST SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION-

Deadline: March
Online Application


Those interested  in journalism are invited to visit this site.

Eligibility:  High school seniors who are currently enrolled, or plan to enroll, in a journalism or photojournalism program,  and must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average.


http://www.hutchnews.com/news/school_news/hutchinson-news-future-journalist-scholarship-application/pdf_a21a0452-c509-11e5-b2c8-8b899f5f62ce.html/


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INSURING SUCCESS KANSAS SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST-

Deadline: May
Application in the Career Center

Eligibility:  Be a KS resident, graduating from high school in the 2019-2020 academic year.



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NTERNATIONAL BULLYING PREVENTION ASSOCIATION STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP-


The International Bullying Prevention Association is for those who have seen the effects of bullying and want to help put a stop bullying altogether.

Eligibility: The scholarships are available to students who have shown dedication and passion for bullying prevention efforts in their school or community. Student must be a U.S. citizen. 


http://ibpaworld.org/resources/student-schlorship-program/


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JACKIE ROBINSON FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM-

Deadline: February
Online Application

The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program provides its Scholars with generous four-year college scholarships and many more program components.

www.jackierobinson.org​


JIM JOHNSON SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline: April 15
Application in the Career Center

This Scholarship was established with the mission to support and promote excellence in meteorology and related fields.

Eligibility: Applicant must be pursuing a career in one of the physical sciences (e.g. Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy, and Earth Science), or pursuing a teaching profession in the physical sciences.



JOSHUA SKIPTON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline:  April 1
Application in the Career Center

This memorial scholarship is to help students who are active in school and the community and are interested in further future education and career plans.

Eligibility:  Must be a High School Graduating Senior, must have a cumulative high school GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale, show financial need.


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KCA CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION FOUNDATION-

Deadline: March 15
Application in the Career Center

Those who have an interest in construction management, construction science, construction engineering technology or related field of study at an accredited Kansas University, community college or technical college.

Eligibility:  Enrolled in a Kansas University, Community college or technical college for 2019-2020 school year.  Must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a degree related to a career in construction.  Students earning a Bache4lor's degree must have a completed a minimum of 2 years of study in the related field.  Students seeking an Associated degree or Certificate are eligible upon high school graduation.



KANSAS ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGIATE REGISTRARS AND ADMISSION OFFICERS (KACRAO)-

Deadline:  April
Seniors Only
Online Application


KACRAO is a nonprofit, voluntary, professional association of more than 400 higher education administrators who represent nearly 80 institutions and agencies.

Eligibility: Must have a 3.25 GPA

www.kacrao.memerclicks.net/kacrao-scholarship


KADPF SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM-

Deadline:  February  
Online Application
           

The Kansas Association of Directors of Plant Facilities has established a scholarship fund in the name of Dave Williams and Dick Merriman.  These two individuals have been instrumental throughout the state of Kansas in bringing the custodial profession to a greater height of knowledge and professionalism. 

Eligibility: The scholarship is available only to graduating seniors of custodial workers who wish to continue their education at the college level, student must be a resident of Kansas, graduate from a Kansas High School, and plan to attend a Kansas College.

www.dadpf.org/index.html9


KCA CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION FOUNDATION-

Deadline: March 15
Application in the Career Center

Those who have an interest in construction management, construction science, construction engineering technology or related field of study at an accredited Kansas University, community college or technical college.

Eligibility:  Enrolled in a Kansas University, Community college or technical college for 2019-2020 school year.  Must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a degree related to a career in construction.  Students earning a Bache4lor's degree must have a completed a minimum of 2 years of study in the related field.  Students seeking an Associated degree or Certificate are eligible upon high school graduation.



KAN EQUIP-

Deadline:  Check Website
Application in the Career Center
 ​

Kan Equip offers scholarships to students who are interested in pursuing a career as an agricultural technician.  This scholarship is available for most heavy/ag diesel technology degrees from any approved college and includes a paid internship as well as a credit toward purchasing tools.

Eligibility:  Must be interested in pursuing a career as an agricultural technician. This scholarship is available for most heavy/AG diesel technology degrees and includes a paid internship as well as credit toward purchasing tools.


KCA CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION FOUNDATION-

Deadline: March 15
Applications in the Career Center

Those who have an interest in construction management, construction science, construction engineering technology or related field of study at an accredited Kansas University, community college or technical college.

Eligibility:  Enrolled in a Kansas University, Community college or technical college for 2019-2020 school year.  Must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a degree related to a career in construction.  Students earning a Bache4lor's degree must have a completed a minimum of 2 years of study in the related field.  Students seeking an Associated degree or Certificate are eligible upon high school graduation.



KANSAS BUFFALO ASSOCIATION-

Deadline: October
Application in the Career Center


This scholarship is offering a $100 scholarship.

Eligibility:  High School senior or Freshman college student, AG-related field (FFA, 4H)


KANSAS COUNTY CLERKS' AND ELECTION OFFICIALS' ASSOCIATION NEWS ELECTION SERVICE-

Deadline:  March 29
Online Application

This scholarship is for those who have an interest in having a major in journalism, Political Science or Communications.

Eligibility:  Scholarships are limited to students are a high school senior with a 3.0 GPA or a freshman or sophomore in college who will complete a minimum of 12 credit hours in college with a 3.0 GPA.

www.kcceoa.org


KANSAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT-

Deadline:  February
Online Applications
Multiple Scholarships

Two scholarships will be rewarded to a current KEMA member and/or student seeking professional development or a Degree in the field of emergency or disaster management.

Eligibility:  Interest in Emergency or disaster management

www.kema.org/content/scholarships


KANSAS GOLF FOUNDATION-

Deadline: March 24
Applications in the Career Center
This is an academic-not athletic scholarship program

Eligibility:  Applicant must be a high school senior in good standing, enrolled in or graduate of a KS State High School.  Applicant must have participated each of two golf seasons preceding the application in High School golf or Junior golf Programs sponsored by KS organizations.  Participation, not playing ability or performance, is the criterion.


KANSAS GRAIN AND FEED-

Deadline:  February
Only mailed applications accepted
Application in the Career Center

Eligibility:  Graduating Kansas Senior, planned or is attending any Kansas 4-year University, Community College, or Tech School.


KANSAS LIVESTOCK FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline:  April 20
Online Applications
Multiple Scholarships

Eligibility:  Must be interested in AG or related subjects, and attend a Kansas School.

www.kla.org


KANSAS MASONIC FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS-

Deadline:  Varies
Online Applications
Multiple Scholarships

The Kansas Masonic Foundation enriches lives of Kansans by supporting charitable, educational, and scientific programs that strengthen communities across the state.

Eligibility: Varies

www.kansasmasonic.foundation


KANSAS SEED INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline:  April
Application in the Career Center

This is a pro-active organization dedicated to serving its members, the seed industry, and agriculture in general.

Eligibility:  Applicants may be High School Seniors or College Students, must plan to attend college in Kansas, seeking a Degree in Agronomy, AG Education, AG Econ/Business, AG Communications, Grain/Milling Science, AG Technology, AG Farm Management Horticulture.



KANSAS SOCIETY OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS-

Deadline:  February
Online Application

This Scholarship is offered to those who have an interest in becoming a Certified Public Accountant without financial need.

Eligibility:  Scholarships will be awarded to students who rank high in the ACT or SAT examination, plan on attending a Kansas University or College, and plan to Major in accounting.,  ACT or SAT test scores must be submitted by a Counselor.

www.kscpa.org


KAPLAN GROUP-

Deadline:  August
Online Application

This group is for those who are studying business and law.

Eligibility:  Must be an undergraduate or graduate studying business and law.

https://www.kaplancollectionagencyvy.com/scholarship/


KELLY LYNN LUTZ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION-

Deadline:  January
Online Application

Eligibility:  For those who have lost a Parent to Cancer.

http://klscholarshipfund.org/


KANSAS KIWANIS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS-

Deadline:  Varies
Online Application
Multiple Scholarships

Kiwanis Clubs are service organizations, and therefore are interested in recognizing young people who are service oriented.  The twenty plus Scholarships awarded each year are evaluated on several factors, primarily SERVICE and ACADEMIC PREPARATION.  Other factors taken into consideration are lifr goals, activities, need, recommendations and membership in service organizations.

Eligibility:  Varies

www.kskiwanis.org/scholarships


KJIL AND KHYM GO SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION-

Deadline:  March
Application in the Career Center

For those who are interested in Radio.

Eligibility:  Applicant must be a graduated High School Senior who will be a full-student enrolled in Fall 2019 classes at a Christian College or University.


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LEAGUE OF UNITED AMERICAN CITIZENS  SCHOLARSHIP-(LULAC)


Deadline: March 
Application in the Career Center

The League of United American Citizens has considered education it’s number one priority for many years.  We provide scholarships to students Hispanic students who are enrolled or plan to enroll to colleges or universities.

National Scholarship Award-

Eligibility:  Must have a 3.5 GPA, at least 29 ACT score, and at least a 1350 SAT.

Honors Award-

Eligibility:  Must have a 3.0 GPA, 23 ACT, and 1100 SAT.  Grades and academic performance will serve as indicators.  However, emphasis may be placed on individual’s motivation, sincerity, and community involvement.

www.LNESC.org


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MC DONALDS HACER SCHOLARSHIP- 

Deadline:  February 
Online Application            

Seniors Only

RMHC/HACER is one of the largest scholarships in the country assisting Hispanic high school students pursuing a college education.

Eligibility:  US resident, 2.7 GPA, and at least one parent of Hispanic Heritage.

www.mcdonalds.com


MCPHERSON PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline: Varies
Online Application


The presidential Scholarship is the most prestigious academic award available.  You can win a full-tuition scholarship.

Eligibility:  Students who received an ACT score of 22 or higher and have at least  a 3.2 GPA are eligible to participate.

https://www.mcpherson.edu/admissions/apply


MIKE ROWE WORKS SCHOLARSHIPS-

Deadline:  Varies
Online Applications
Multiple Scholarships

For students interested in attending Midwest Technical Institute Welding School, Tulsa Welding School in Jacksonville, Delta Technical Institute or RSI Refrigeration School.  Mike Rowe of  (of Dirty Jobs) partnered with these schools to give away full tuition scholarships!

Eligibility:  High School Senior Graduates or GED who are planning to enroll at an accredited 2-year college, Vocational, or Technical College in the U.S.

www.profoundlydisconnected.com/the-mikeroweworks-foundation-scholarship-opportunities/


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NORTHWESTERN COTTON GROWERS CO-OP-

Deadline:  May
Only mailed applications accepted
Application in the Career Center

Northwest Cotton Growers Co-Op would like to offer one (1) $500 scholarship to a graduating High School Senior in our trade area.  The completed application needs to be returned to:

Eligibility:  Must be interested in the growing process.


NROTC-NAVAL RESERVE OFFICERS TRAINING CORPS-

Deadline:  Open Year around
Application in the Career Center

This program is to develop young men and women morally, mentally, and physically and to instill in them the highest ideals of honor, courage, and commitment.  It educates and trains young men and women for leadership positions in the increasingly technical Navy and Marine Corps.

Eligibility:  Cumulative GPA 2.5, Aptitude 2.0, SAT 1200 combined, ACT 47 combined.


NURSING SCHOOLS ALMANAC-

Deadline:  Varies
Online Application
Multiple Scholarships

Nursing Schools Almanac will award a scholarship to a future nurse in the high school class of 2109.

Eligibility:  Varies

https://www.nursingschoolsalmanac/nursingroles


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O'BRATE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS-

Deadline: Varies
Multiple Scholarships
Applications in the Career Center

The O'Brate Foundation invites youth with limited resources who are pursuing higher education to apply for a scholarship.  We are committed to helping these youth attain their personal goals and become successful members of society.

Eligibility:  These who have been in foster care and are transitioning to independent living, and those who have limited resources.


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PAUL E. FLAHERTY ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline:  July
Application in the Career Center

This in an athletic scholarship.

Eligibility:  Any boy or girl who has participated in some form of High School Athletics an average or better student scholastically, and a Senior, or College level Freshman.


PURPOSE CHALLENGE-

Deadline:  February
Online Application

The Purpose Challenge is offering a $25,000 grand prize scholarship and 5 second place scholarship of $5,000. 

Eligibility:  Applicant must complete the Online Purpose Challenge Program online and then submit a college essay.  Contest is open to U.S. residents who are High School Senior and at least 16 years of age.  Student must plan to attend college.

https://purposechallenge.org/students/


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RUDD FOUNDATION-

Deadline:  March
Online Application

Rudd Scholars are a select group of students chosen for their leadership, grit, determination, work ethic, academic performance and overall potential.

Eligibility: Must be attending Wichita State, Fort Hays, or Emporia University, be a U.S. citizen, qualify for in-state tuition, 3.0 GPA, and have been enrolled in High School in the fall of 2019.

www.RuddFoundation.org/college-scholarships


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SAE'S ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIPS-

Deadline:  Varies
Online Applications
Multiple Scholarships


In recognition of the important contributions made by engineers in improving the quality of our lives, particularly those related to mobility.

Eligibility:  Students who are interested in the study of engineering and related sciences.  Applicant must be a High School Senior at the time of application.

www.sae.org/students/engschlr.htm


SAM WALTON COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIPS-

Deadline:  Varies
Online Scholarships
Online Applications

Through the Sam Walton Community Scholarship, students across the nation will be assisted in their search for financial aid.

Eligibility:  Graduating High School Senior

https://www.scholarships.com/news/sam-walton-community-scholarship


SOUTHWEST BAR ASSOCIATION-

Deadline:  October
Application in the Career Center

This Association is for those who are interested in American Law.

Eligibility:  Applicants must be a High School Senior and submit an essay on the subject of the current day theme.


SOUTHWESTERN COLLEGE SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline:  January
Application in the Career Center

This scholarship offers FOUR FULL TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS to each new student each year.  Southwestern, according to their mission, prepares graduates for "leadership through service in a world without boundaries."  They are forward-thinking in their approach to technology, and has online courses available which the majority prefer.

Eligibility:  Must sign up for the ACT or submit a current one to the Admissions Office.  A transcript will also be needed.


STEPHEN J BRADY STOP HUNGER SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline:  January
Online Application

The Stephen J Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship is offering scholarships to students who are taking steps to fighting hunger in the U.S.

https://scholarships360.org/stephen-j-bradystop-hunger-scholarships/


STEVE HARPER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline:  April
Online Application

One of the best-known Kansans of recent times, Steve Harper, left his mark on Kansas with photographs and words.  During his 25-year career, he was a photojournalism instructor at Wichita State University, The Wichita Eagle's photography editor and eventually the newspaper's outdoor writer and photographer.  Sadly, Steve died of cancer on February 6, 2000 at the age of 55 in the same Newton house where he'd grown up and raised three daughters.  This scholarship was started at the suggestion of Governor Bill Graves, among others, as a way to honor Harper's dedication o Kansans and serving the Kansas outdoors.  As Steve would of wished, it is presented to Kansas youth pursuing natural resources or photography careers at Kansas colleges, with Kansas-based career goals.

Eligibility:  Any Graduating Senior enrolled in a Kansas High School that plans to attend a four-year college or university in the state of Kansas and study photography or natural resources curriculum, University Students enrolled in photography or a natural resources curriculum.

www.kansaswildscape.org/programs/outdoor-writers-of-KS-scholarship


SUMMER AMERICAN RED CROSS SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline:  August
Online Application

The American Red Cross Leaders Saves Lives Program is awarding Scholarships.

Eligibility:  Students who complete certain requirements also receive one gift card after the program concludes.  Students must host a blood drive scheduled between June 1 and August 31.

www.redcross.org/leaderssavelives


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TEETER IRRIGATION SCHOLARSHIP-


Deadline:  March
Online Application

Scholarship is used to spread awareness of the depleting water in your area.

Eligibility:  Student must prepare an essay consisting of, among other things, the economic impact of water for your area.

www.teeterirrigation


TORTOISE SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline:  March
Online Application

The Tortoise Young Entrepreneurship Scholarship is awarded annually to high school seniors and college students who have demonstrated an interest in starting their own business.


Eligibility:  Must be a permanent resident of the US who is enrolled or plans to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study towards a bachelor's degree, or non-resident who is interested in a four year bachelor's program.  Recommended 3.3 GPA and a minimum ACT score of 24 or SAT score of 1680 (includes the writing section).

www.tortoiseadvisors.com/scholarships


TYLENOL SCHOLARSHIP-


Deadline:  June 
  
Online Application              


Tuition Assistance for Healthcare Students!  

Eligibility: Undergraduate and graduate students in health-related fields of study.

http://www.college-financial-aid-advice.com/tylenol-scholarship.html


TYPOLOGY CENTRAL PERSONALITY TYPE SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline:  June
Online Application

Typology Central is offering an opportunity to win up to $2000 in scholarship funding for undergraduate and graduate students.

httpt://www.typologycentral.com/forums/scholarship.php


TYSON FAMILY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline: April
Application in the Career Center

Eligibility: Must be a child (dependent) of a Tyson team member.  This scholarship is the national Tyson scholarship and is nationwide.  Some financial information is needed for this application.


TYSON FOODS FRESH MEATS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM-


Deadline: April 
Application in the Career Center

Eligibility: Must be a child (dependent) of a Tyson team member (with a minimum of one year seniority).  Student must be in the 50% of his/her graduating class.


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UMPS CARE CHARITIES-

Deadline:  May 15
Online Application

This opportunity is for those who have been adopted and have a financial need for college funds.

Eligibility:  Applicants must have been adopted at or after the age of (13),
Demonstrate financial need through the FASFA Application, Must be incoming college freshman under the age of (20).

http://www.umpscare.com/allstar-scholarship/


UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA KEARNY-

Deadline: March 1
Application in the Career Center

The office of Multicultural Affairs believes that every student has the potential to receive a college degree; it's just a matter of having the opportunity.  The Multicultural Community Scholarship can be applied to any field of study that is offered in Education.  They also offer a Bilingual Educators Scholarship to any student who can demonstrate commitment in pursing a degree in Education.

Eligibility:  Applicant must have scored 20+ on the ACT Composite Score, OR 1030+ SAT Score, OR top 50% of your graduation class.

www.unk.edu/apply


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VOICE OF DEMOCRACY-

Deadline: Varies 
Online Applications          

Multiple Scholarships

Eligibility: 
 Varies

www.vfw.org


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WESTERN KANSAS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION-

Deadline:  Varies
Online Applications
Multiple Scholarships

The Western Kansas Community Foundation holds many scholarships for students who desire to further their education once graduated from High School. 

Eligibility:  There are different guidelines for available scholarships online.

www.wkcf.org/scholarships


WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY INVITATIONAL-

Deadline:  November
Online Application

This is your opportunity to compete in the Distinguished Scholarship Invitational. 

Eligibility: You must have a minimum ACT composite score of 27 or SAT equivalent of 1280 or rank in the top ten percent of their high school class.

wichita.edu/scholarshipcompetitions


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YES FOR LIBERTY SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline: December 
Online Application

YES for Liberty is designed to encourage study and knowledge of the Constitution and found principles by establishing a power incentive to students in the form of a scholarship for further education.  This is accomplished through an annual Constitution Bee.

Eligibility:  Must be a citizen of the United States, a Kansas resident, and currently attending public, private, military or home school.  Must be planning to attend either an accredited or approved (by the board of directors) two or four public/private university or a vocational, technical, or trade school within the United States.

www.yesforliberty.org


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ZEBRA “SHOW OFF YOUR STRIPES”-

Deadline: May 
Online Application

The “Zebra” is the leading car insurance comparison market place in the U.S.  

Eligibility: Enrolled or planning to attend a 4 year university, graduate program, community college or trade school.

https:/www.thezebra.com/insurance-news/5077/2018-scholarship-the-zebra/





































































































































 


















 















































       




































































































KANSAS SOCIETY OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS -

Deadline:  February

The Educational Foundation is offering accounting scholarships.  This scholarship is offered to those who have an interest in becoming a certified Public Account.

Eligibility:  Scholarships will be awarded to those who rank high in the ACT or SAT examinations, plan on attending a Kansas University or college, and plan to major in accounting.  ACT or SAT test scores must be submitted by a counselor.

www.kscpa.org





















NURSING SCHOOLS ALMANAC-

Deadline:  Varies
Online Application
Multiple Scholarships

Nursing Schools Almanac will award a scholarship to a future nurse in the high school class of 2109.

Eligibility:  Varies

https://www.nursingschoolsalmanac/nursingroles










WSU- 

1) WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY W. FRANK BARTON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITION-

Open Date:  November 1
Deadline:  February 1

Are you interested in pursuing a college degree in Business?  If so, we would like to encourage you to apply to participate in the following scholarship competition.  

Eligibility: Applying student must be on track to graduate in May, have a minimum high school GPA of 3.50, a minimum 24 composite ACT, be admitted to WSU no later than October 1st, declare a business major, and submit the Yes! I wish To Compete form by October 1st

2) WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY LINWOOD SEXTON SCHOLARSHIP-

Open Date:  Check Website

Deadline: December 1

Wichita State University is seeking prospective student applications for the Linwood Sexton Scholarship. This is a full-ride scholarship.

Eligibility:  This scholarship is for minority students majoring in Business or Education who demonstrate financial need and have a minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA and a minimum 21 ACT composite score.

https://www.wichita.edu/administration/financial_aid/scholarships/LinwoodSextonScholarship.php



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3)
KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY FIRST SCHOLARS PROGRAM-

Open Date:  Check Website
Deadline:  February

First Scholars is a comprehensive program focusing on first-generation students. 

https://www.k-state.edu/firstscholars/

4) KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY ACACIA LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY-

Open Date:  Check Website
Deadline:December              
Male Only

This scholarship opportunity is for young men who display motivation for personal success, have an interest in studying the principles of leadership, and who plan to attend Kansas State University. 

http://www.ksuacacia.org/web/Why/als.asp

5) KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY URBAN LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP-

Open Date:  Check Website
Deadline: January                                        


The Urban Leadership Scholars Program seeks to shape the next generation of great American urban leaders.

Eligibility:  Hold a strong high school GPA (3.5 minimum) along with a strong record of community service, be a high school senior, (Preference will be given to first-generation students from metro areas),  be a U.S. citizen, attend K-State in fall after senior year, minor in Leadership Studies.

https//www.k-state.edu/scholars/edgerley-franklin/



KU-


6) KANSAS UNIVERSITY HIXSON OPPORTUNITY AWARD APPLICATION-

Open Date:  Check Website

Deadline: March


This award is for those who have faced challenges, hardships, and whose parents/guardians did not earn a 4-year college degree.      
                 

Eligibility: Students must be admissible to the University of Kansas, must be entering freshmen for the upcoming fall term at KU, and must demonstrate financial eligibility Students whose parents/guardians did not earn a 4-year college degree will receive priority consideration.

7) KANSAS UNIVERSITY J.L. CLEVELAND GLBT NON-DISCRIMINATION AWARD-

Open Date:  Check Website

Deadline: March

The scholarship was established to help eliminate hatred, violence and bigotry against gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, and transgender persons. 


https://affordability.ku.edu/sites/ku.edu/files/documents/Cleland%20Instructions%20and%20Application%2C%202018-2019 0.pdf






10) SAM WALTON COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP-

Open Date: November
Deadline: February
Multiple Scholarships

Through the Sam Walton Community Scholarship, students across the nation will be assisted in their search for financial aid.

Eligibility: Graduating high school senior.

https://www.scholarships.com/news/sam-walton-community-scholarship

11) KANSAS KIWANIS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP-

Open Date: Check website
Deadline:  February
Multiple Scholarship
s

Kiwanis Clubs are service organizations, and therefore are interested in recognizing young people who are service oriented. The twenty plus scholarships awarded each year are evaluated on several factors, primarily SERVICE and ACADEMIC PREPARATION. Other factors taken into consideration are life goals, activities, need, recommendations and membership in service organizations.

www.kskiwanis.org/scholarships

12) BERNADINE SITTS SCHOLARSHIP-

Open Date:  September
Deadline:  February   
Applications available in the Career Center
                 

The scholarship is open to any current senior who attended Bernadine Sitts Intermediate Center for at least 2 full semesters.

Eligibility:  Applicant must have at least a 3.5 grade point average, and must be planning to attend a four year college.  







16) KANSAS LIVESTOCK FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP-

Open Date:  January
Deadline:  Check Website
Multiple Scholarships
Only mailed applications accepted

Eligibility:  Must be interested in Ag or related subjects, and attend a Kansas school. 

www.kla.org/scholarshipprogram.aspx



18) BLACK HILLS ENERGY-

Open Date:  January/February
Deadline: March
Multiple Scholarships
Applications are available in the Career Center

Black Hills Energy is offering scholarships to high school students in the Kansas natural gas service areas. 

Eligibility:   Must be a customer of Black Hills Energy whether it is the parent or the student applying, and rank top 35% of graduating class. Must be majoring in: Engineering, Business, Environmental Science, Energy or related field of study, HVAC, Appliance Repair, Natural Gas, or Welding.





21) KANSAS GOLF FOUNDATION-


Open Date:  Check Website
Deadline:  March 24 
Applications available in the Career Center                                     

This is an academic - not athletic scholarship program.

Eligibility: Applicant must be a high school senior in good standing enrolled in, or graduate of, a KS state high school. Applicant must have participated each of two golf seasons preceding the application in high school golf or junior golf programs sponsored by KS organizations. 
Participation, not playing ability or performance, is the criterion.  


 

25) BEEF EMPIRE DAYS, INC. SCHOLARSHIP-

Open Date:  Check Website
Deadline:  April   
Application available in the Career Center


This is for those who are pursuing agricultural related higher education degrees.

Eligibility:  Must be interested in education, communications, production, research, engineering or any other area involved with the beef industry)


26)  
NORTHWEST COTTON GROWERS CO-OP-

Open Date:  Check Website
Deadline:  May
Only mailed applications accepted
Applications available in the Career Center  

Northwest Cotton Growers Co-op would like to offer one (1) $500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior in our trade area.   The completed application needs to be returned to:

Northwest Cotton Growers Co-op    
P O Box 300     Moscow, KS  67952


27) STEVE HARPER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP-

Open Date:  Check Website
Deadline:  April    
      

One of the best-known Kansans of recent times, Steve Harper left his mark on Kansas with photographs and words.  During his 25-year career, he was a photojournalism instructor at Wichita State University, The Wichita Eagle's photography editor and eventually the newspaper's outdoor writer and photographer. 
Sadly, Steve died of cancer on February 6, 2000, at the age of 55 in the same Newton house where he'd grown up and raised three daughters.  This scholarship was started at the suggestion of Governor Bill Graves, among others, as a way to honor Harper's dedication to Kansans and serving the Kansas outdoors.  As Steve would have wished, it's presented to Kansas youth pursuing natural resources or photography careers at Kansas colleges, with Kansas-based career goals.

Eligibility:  Any graduating senior enrolled in a KS high school that plans to attend a four-year college or university in the state of KS and study photography or natural resources curriculum, University students enrolled in photography or a natural resources curriculum.

www.kansaswildscape.org/programs/outdoor-writers-of-KS-scholarship


28) THE TYLENOL SCHOLARSHIP-

Open Date:  April
Deadline:  June 
                 

Tuition Assistance for Healthcare Students!  

Eligibility: Undergraduate and graduate students in health-related fields of study.


http://www.college-financial-aid-advice.com/tylenol-scholarship.html


AMERICAN LEGION- 

Deadline:  Check Website
Multiple Scholarships

There are numerous American Legion scholarships available for children of veterans.  There are also many scholarships for students whose parents were not in the military.

www.legion.org


30) SOUTHWEST KANSAS BAR ASSOCIATION-

Open Date:  Check Website
Deadline: October
Application available in the Career Center

This Association is for those who are interested in American Bar Association Law

Eligibility:  Applicants must submit an essay on the subject of the current Day theme.



 


33)
THE ADAM CARABAJAL MEMORIAL ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline: April
Application available in the Career Center

This memorial scholarship is for those who are interested in athletics.

Eligibility:  Must be a graduating senior from GCHS, must participate in football, volleyball, golf, wrestling, baseball, softball or bowling.


34) KANSAS LIVESTOCK ASSOCIATION-

Open Date:  Check Website

Deadline:  Check Website

Multiple Scholarships

Eligibility:  Available to Kansas residents going to a college in the state of Kansas who are interested in an AG related field.

www.kla.org

35) ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIPS FROM THE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION OF THE KANSAS SOCIETY OF CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS-

Open Date:  Check Website
Deadline:  February

This scholarship is offered to those who have an interest in becoming a certified Public Accountants without financial need.

Eligibility:  Scholarships will be awarded to students who rank high in the ACT or SAT examinations, plan on attending a Kansas university or college, and plan to major in accounting.  ACT or SAT test scores must be submitted by a counselor.

www.kscpa.org

36) SAE’S ENGINEERING SCHOLARSHIPS-

Open Date:  Check Website
Deadline: December
Multiple Scholarships
 

In recognition of the important contributions made by engineers in improving the quality of our lives, particularly those related to mobility.

Eligibility:  Students who are interested in the study of engineering and related sciences. Applicant must be a high school senior at the time of application.

www.sae.org/students/engschlr.htm


37) 
VOICE OF DEMOCRACY-

Open Date:  Check Website

Deadline: October            
Multiple Scholarships

Eligibility:
 9-12 graders enrolled in a U.S. High School.

www.vfw.org


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39) MIKE ROWE WORKS SCHOLARSHIPS-

Open Date:  Check Website
Deadline:  Check Website
Multiple Scholarships

For students interested in attending Midwest Technical Institute, Tulsa Welding School, Tulsa Welding School in Jacksonville, Delta Technical Institute, or RSI Refrigeration School, follow the link below.  Mike Rowe (of Dirty Jobs) partnered with these schools to give away full tuition scholarships!!!

www.profoundlydisconnected.com/the-mikeroweworks-foundation-scholarship-opportunities/


40)
MC DONALDS HACER SCHOLARSHIP- 


Open Date:  Check Website
Deadline:  February             

Seniors Only

RMHC/HACER is one of the largest scholarships in the country assisting Hispanic high school students pursuing a college education.

Eligibility:  US resident, 2.7 GPA, and at least one parent of Hispanic Heritage.

www.mcdonalds.com


42) KANSAS MASONIC FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS-

Open Date:  Check Website
Deadline:  Check Website
Multiple Scholarships

The Kansas Masonic Foundation enriches lives of Kansans by supporting charitable, educational, and scientific programs that strengthen communities across the state.

www.kansasmasonic.foundation


43) O’ BRATE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS-

Open Date:  November
Deadline:  May
Multiple Scholarships
Application available in the Career Center

The O’ Brate Foundation invites youth with limited resources who are pursing higher education to apply for a scholarship. We are committed to helping these youth attain their personal goals and become successful members of society.

Eligibility: Those who have been in foster care and are transitioning to independent living, and those who have limited resources.  



45) WESTERN KANSAS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION-

Open Date:  Check Website
Deadline:  Check Website
Multiple Scholarships

T
he Western Kansas Community Foundation holds many scholarships for students who desire to further their education once graduated from High School. 

Eligibility:  There are different guidelines for available scholarships online.

www.wkcf.org/scholarships

46)  AXA ACHIEVEMENT

Open Date:  Check Website

Deadline:  December

Only electronic applications accepted 

The AXA Foundation directs AXA’s philanthropic and volunteer activities. They also help students and parents take the next step toward college, and success.

Eligibility: US Citizen or legal resident, current high school student planning to attend a 2 or 4 year college full-time, demonstrate ambition and self-drive by outstanding achievement in school, community or work-related activities.

www.us.axa.com/axafoundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html

47) KELLY LYNN LUTZ MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION (LOSS OF PARENT DUE TO CANCER)-

Open Date:  Check Website

Deadline:  January

Students are eligible to apply if they have lost a parent to cancer.

http/klscholarshipfund.org/


48) TEETER IRRIGATION SCHOLARSHIP-

Open Date:  Check Website
Deadline:  March

Scholarship is used to spread awareness of the depleting water in your area.

Eligibility:  Student must prepare an essay consisting of, among other things, the economic impact of water for your area.



50) ABBOT & FENNER-

Deadline:  June 14
Online Application


Abbot and Fenner are committed to continuing efforts at helping those who have the desire and ambition to succeed. 

Eligibility:  High School Juniors and Seniors as well as students currently registered in any accredited post-secondary institution.

http://www.abbotandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

51) BIG SUN SCHOLARSHIP-

Open date: Check website
Deadline:  June

The Big Sun Organization is proud to be able to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits.  In order to do our part we are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student.

Eligibility:  All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate.  The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institute.

http://bigsunathletics.com/

53) THE BILL SPANIOL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP-

Open date:  Check website
Deadline:  February

Promotes the Kansas Environmental Health Association as a professional organization and encourage individuals to pursue a degree in Environmental Science or a related field.

Eligibility:  Any student who will be graduating or has graduated from a Kansas high school and will be attending a technical college, community college or a four-year private or public college or university is eligible.  First priority in awarding will be given to individuals who are seeking a career in Environmental Sciences or a related field.

http://www.keha.us/scholarships.htm 


54) ASPIRING ANIMATION PROFESSIONAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM-

Open Date: Check Website
Deadline: Check Website

Interested in animation?

Eligibility: This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college.

http://www.animationcareerview.com/

55)  ASPIRING BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL SCHOLARSHIP-

Open date: Check Website
Deadline:  Check Website

This is for those who are interested in business opportunities.

Eligibility:   Students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college. 

http://www.onlineareport.com/



57) BUFFALO LIVING LEGACY FUND SCHOLARSHIP-​

Open date: Check website
Deadline: March​​
Application available in the Career Center

Buffalo Living Legacy Fund will be awarding five (4) $2,500 and (1) $5,000 scholarship to 2019 graduating seniors from Garden City High School.

Eligibility: Applicants will have at least a 3.0 GPA and have demonstrated success both academically and in extracurricular activities, applicants must complete an application, and it must be delivered to your counselor.




59) KANSAS SEED INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP-

Open Date: Check Website
Deadline: April 
Application available in the Career Center

This is a
pro-active organization dedicated to serving its members, the seed industry, and agriculture in general.

Eligibility:  Applicants may be high school seniors or college students. Applicants must plan to attend college in Kansas. Applicants must be seeking a degree in Agronomy, Ag Education, Ag Econ/Business, Ag Communications, Grain/Milling Science, Ag Technology, Ag Farm Management or Horticulture.



61) SUMMER AMERICAN RED CROSS SCHOLARSHIP-

Open date: Check website
Deadline: August 

The American Red Cross Leaders Saves Lives Program is awarding  Scholarships.

Eligibility: Students who complete certain requirements also receive one gift card after the program concludes. Students must host a blood drive scheduled between June1-Aug.31.

www.redcrossblood.org/leaderssavelives

 




64) BEAUTY AND WELLNESS SCHOLARSHIP-

Open Date: Year Around
Deadline: Check Website

Female Only

The Skin Care Ox Beauty and Wellness scholarship program is awarding a $500 scholarship + Organic Beauty Basket to FEMALE seniors. Go and complete your application and short essay. This scholarship is all year round. Look online for the 4 deadlines.

https://www.skincareox.com/scholarship/


65) YES FOR LIBERTY SCHOLARSHIP-

Open Date: Check Website
Deadline: December 

YES for Liberty is designed to encourage study and knowledge of the Constitution and found principles by establishing a power incentive to students in the form of a scholarship for further education.  This is accomplished through an annual Constitution Bee.

Eligibility:  Must be a citizen of the United States, a Kansas resident, and currently attending public, private, military or home school.  Must be planning to attend either an accredited or approved (by the board of directors) two or four public/private university or a vocational, technical, or trade school within the United States.

www.yesforliberty.org



67) BURGER KING SCHOLARSHIP-

Open Date: Check Website
Deadline: December

The Burger King Scholars program has awarded $32 million in scholarships to more than 30,000 high school students since 2000.

https:/scholarships360.org/buger-king-scholars-2/




69) STEPHEN J. BRADY STOP HUNGER SCHOLARSHIP-

Open Date: Check Website

Deadline: January

The Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship is offering a  scholarships to students who are taking steps to fighting hunger in the United States.

https://schiolkarships360.org/stephen-i-bradstop-hunger-scholarships/



AMERICA’S FARMERS GROW AG LEADERS SCHOLARSHIP-

Deadline: January 31

The Monsanto Fund,  is offering more than $500,000 in scholarships to students in rural communities who are looking to continue their educations in an Ag-related field of study and become the next generation of AG  leaders.

https://www.ffa.org.home


72) KANSAS EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATION-

Open Date: Check Website
Deadline: February

Multiple Scholarships

Two scholarships will be awarded to a current KEMA member and/or student seeking professional development or a degree in the field of emergency or disaster management.

www.kema.org/content/scholarships


73) THE PURPOSE CHALLENGE-

Open Date: Check Website
Deadline: February 

The Purpose Challenge is offering a $25,000 grand prize scholarship and 5 second place scholarships of $5,000. Students must complete the Online Purpose Challenge Program online and then submit a college essay. Contest is open to US residents who are high school seniors and at least 16 years of age. Student must plan to attend college in the fall of 2018 and have parent permission to enter.

https://purposechallenge.org/students/


74) TYPOLOGY CENTRAL PERSONALITY TYPE SCHOLARSHIP-

Open Date:  Check Website
Deadline:  June

Typology Central is offering an opportunity to win up to $2000 in scholarship funding for undergraduate and graduate students.

httpt://www.typologycentral.com/forums/scholarship.php

75) ASPIRING NURSE SCHOLARSHIP-

Open Date: Check Website
Deadline: August

Nursing Schools Almanac will award a scholarship to a future nurse in the high school class of 2019.




79) TORTOISE SCHOLARSHIP-

Open Date: Check Website

Deadline:  March

The Tortoise Young Entrepreneurship Scholarship is awarded annually to high school seniors and college students who have demonstrated an interest in starting their own business.


Eligibility:  Must be a permanent resident of the US who is enrolled or plans to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study towards a bachelor's degree, or non-resident who is interested in a four year bachelor's program.  Recommended 3.3 GPA and a minimum ACT score of 24 or SAT score of 1680 (includes the writing section)

www.tortoiseadvisors.com/scholarships

80) THE ZEBRA “SHOW OFF YOUR STRIPES”-

Open Date: Check Website
Deadline: May 

The “Zebra” is the leading car insurance comparison marketplace in the U.S.  

Eligibility: Enrolled or planning to attend a 4 year university, graduate program, community college or trade school.

https:/www.thezebra.com/insurance-news/5077/2018-scholarship-the-zebra/


81) KANSAS GRAIN AND FEED ASSOCIATION-

Open date: October
Deadline:  February 
Only mailed applications accepted
Application available in the Career Center

Eligibility: Graduating Kansas senior, has planned or is attending any Kansas 4 year University, Community College or Tech school.

82) RUDD FOUNDATION-

Open Date: October

Deadline: March

Rudd Scholars are a select group of students chosen for their leadership, grit, determination, work ethic, academic performance and overall potential.  

Eligibility:  Must be attending Wichita State, Fort Hays State, or Emporia University, be a U.S. citizen, qualify for in state tuition, 3.0 GPA, and have been enrolled in High School in the fall of 2018.

www.Ruddfoundation.org/college-schoilarships


83) LEAGUE OF UNITED AMERICAN CITIZENS  SCHOLARSHIP-(LULAC)

Open Date:  February
Deadline: March 
Application available in the Career Center

The League of United American Citizens has considered education it’s number one priority for many years.  We provide scholarships to students Hispanic students who are enrolled or plan to enroll to colleges or universities.

National Scholarship Award-

Eligibility:  Must have a 3.5 GPA, at least 29 ACT score, and at least a 1350 SAT.

Honors Award-

Eligibility:  Must have a 3.0 GPA, 23 ACT, and 1100 SAT.

Eligibility:  Grades and academic performance will serve as indicators.  However, emphasis may be placed on individual’s motivation, sincerity, and community involvement.

www.LNESC.org


84) BEZOS SCHOLARSHIP-

Open Date:  October

Deadline:  February 
            
Juniors Only
Application available in the Career Center

Here you will find a remarkable gathering of thinkers and exchange agents from around the world participating in roundtable discussions, interacting leadership training sessions to prepare you for the challenge ahead, and Festivals sessions where speakers and guests discuss their work and ideas.

Eligibility: U.S. Citizen, attending Public High School, must demonstrate leadership skills in school and community, have taken one or more of PSAT/SAT/ACT/or ACT Aspire.


85) 
TYSON FOODS FRESH MEATS SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM-

Open Date:  February
Deadline: April 
Application available in the Career Center

Eligibility: Must be a child (dependent) of a Tyson team member (with a minimum of one year seniority).  Student must be in the 50% of his/her graduating class.

86) TYSON FAMILY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP-

Open Date:  February

Deadline: April

Application available in the Career Center

Eligibility: Must be a child (dependent) of a Tyson team member.  This scholarship is the national Tyson scholarship and is nationwide.  Some financial information is needed for this application.

87) THE PAUL E.  FLAHERTY ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP-

Open Date:  Check Website

Deadline: July

Application available in the Career Center

Eligibility:
  Any boy or girl who has participated in some form of High School Athletics,  an average or better student scholastically, and a senior, or college level freshman.


89) KJIL AND KHYM GO SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION-

Open Date:  Check Online
Deadline: March
Application available in the Career Center

Eligibility:  Applicant must a graduation high school senior who will be a full-student enrolled in Fall 2018 classes at Christian college or University.

www.KJIL991.com OR www.KHYM.org





92) NROTC- NAVAL RESERVE OFFICERS TRAINING CORPS-

Open Date:  Year around
Deadline:  Check Website

This program is to develop young men and women morally, mentally, and physically, and to instill in them the highest ideals of honor, courage, and commitment.  It educates and trains young men and women for leadership positions in the increasingly technical Navy and Marine Corps.

Eligibility:  Cumulative GPA 2.5, Aptitude 2.0, SAT 1200 combined, ACT 47 combined.

http://www.nrotc.navy.mil







95)  WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY INVITATIONAL-

Open Date:  Check Website
Deadline:  November

This is your opportunity to compete in the Distinguished Scholarship Invitational. 

Eligibility: You must have a minimum ACT composite score of 27 or SAT equivalent of 1280 or rank in the top ten percent of their high school class.

wichita.edu/scholarshipcompetitions


96)  Mc PHERSON PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP-

Open Date:  Check Website
Deadline:  Check Website
Application available in the Career Center

The presidential Scholarship is the most prestigious academic award available.  You can win a full-tuition scholarship.

Eligibility: Students who received an ACT score of 22 or higher and have at least a 3.2 GPA are eligible to participate.

97)  THE KAPLAN GROUP-

Open Date:  Check Website
Deadline:  August

This group is for those who are studying business and law.

Eligibility:  Must be an undergraduate or graduate studying business and law.

https://www.kaplancollectionagencvy.com/scholarship/


98) ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION LEGACY-

Open Date:  August
Deadline:  November 15
Multiple Scholarships

There are many scholarships with the Elks Foundation.

Eligibility:  Student must be a child or grandchild of a Elk member (member since April 2016.)





102)  SOUTHWESTERN COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP-

Open Date:  December 1
Closed Date:  January 16
Applications available in the Career Center

This scholarship offers FOUR FULL TUITION SCHOLARSHIPS to each new student each year.
Southwestern, according to their mission, prepares graduates for "leadership through service in a world without boundaries."  They are forward-thinking in their approach to technology, and has online courses available which the majority prefer.

Eligibility:  Must sign up for ACT on October 27 or December 8 or submit a current one to the Admissions Office. You will also be asked for a transcript.

103)  UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA KEARNY-

Open Date:  December
Closed Date:  March 1

The office of Multicultural Affairs believes that every student has the potential to receive a college degree; it's just a matter of having the opportunity.  The Multicultural Community Scholarship can be applied to any field of study that is offered in Education.  They also offer a Billingual Educators Scholarship to any student who can demonstrate commitment in pursing a degree in Education.

Eligibility:  Applicant must have scored 20+ on the ACT Composite Score, OR 1030+ SAT Score, OR top 50% of your graduation class.

www.unk.edu/apply


104)  ENGLANDER PEEBLES SCHOLARSHIP-

Open Date: February
Closed Date:  May 31

The attorneys of Englander Peebles want to hear your thoughts and experiences and to compete for a scholarship.  The topic?  They are asking the questions:  At what age did you receive your first smartphone?  How you think it impacts your day-to-day activities?  How do you think it impacts you while you are behind the wheel?

Eligibility:  Applicant must be a resident of the US or an international student who is studying at a US school.  A high school junior or senior, currently enrolled in a two-year or four-year college or university, or a student currently enrolled in graduate school.

www.ereiss@concultwebs-email.com

105)  Kansas Crime Stoppers Association Collegiate Scholarship-

Open Date:    Feb
Closed Date:  April 26

In an effort to support Kansas youth and their communities, Crime Stoppers offers 2 $500 scholarships.

Eligibility:  Applicant must be a senior in good standing and on target to graduate from any accredited Kansas High School.

106)  KCA CONSTRUCTION EDUCATION FOUNDATION-

​Open Date: February
Closed Date: March 15
Applications available in Career Center

Those who have an interest in construction management, construction science, construction engineering technology or related field of study at an accredited Kansas University, community college or technical college.

Eligibility:  Enrolled in a Kansas University, Community college or technical college for 2019-2020 school year.  Must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a degree related to a career in construction.  Students earning a Bache4lor's degree must have a completed a minimum of 2 years of study in the related field.  Students seeking an Associated degree or Certificate are eligible upon high school graduation.

107)  AMERICAN WELDING SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIPS-

Open Date:  Check Website
Closed Date:  March 1
Kansas Scholarships Available
Multiple Scholarships Available

This scholarship is for those interested in welding.

Eligibility:  Varies for each Scholarship

https://www.aws.org/foundation/page/scholarships

108)  JIM JOHNSON SCHOLARSHIP-

Open Date: Check Website:
Closed Date:  April 15

This Scholarship was established with the mission to support and promote excellence in meteorology and related fields.

Eligibility: Applicant must be pursuing a career in one of the physical sciences (e.g. Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy, and Earth Science), or pursuing a teaching profession in the physical sciences.

109)  FORT HAYS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-

Open Date: March 19
Closed Date: April 8
Multiple Scholarships

This Scholarship is for those interested in Business and Entrepreneurship. 

Eligibility:  Applicant must be enrolled full time at Fort Hays University during residence in the  scholarship hall, be in good academic standing, have a cumulative GPA of 2.50.

 fhsu.edu/cob/entrepreneurship/scholarshiphall