Scholarships

For additional scholarship opportunities, refer to free scholarship search services at:

www.fastweb.com

www.collegeboard.org

www.scholarships.com

www.scholarships.brokescholar.com

WEB RESOURCES

 Financial Aid Assistance

www.fafsa.ed.gov

www.woredscholar.com

www.finaid.org

 

Financial Aid Association

www.nasfaa.org (National Association)

www.kasfaa.org (Kansas Association)

 

Other useful Websites

www.act.org

www.collegeboard.com (SAT Test)

www.ed.gov

http://studentaid.ed.gov

www.CampusTours.com (Virtual tours of college campuses)

www.colleges.com/ 

www.educationplanner.com/

www.latinocollegedollars.org

 

www.knowhow2go.org/
https://www.goodcall.com/scholarships/
https://www.cappex.com/hq/articles-and-advice

 

 

                                                               

USA Funds Scholarships 

 

www.usafunds.org/scholarship 

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

 

STATE OF KANSAS PROGRAMS

Detailed information and application materials for the state-funded student financial assistance programs may be found at the Kansas Board of Regents website:  http://www.kansasregents.org/scholarships_and_grants

  • $12 annual application fee required for most grants/scholarships (contact KBOR if paying the fee creates a hardship)

 

WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY W. Frank Barton School of  Business Annual Scholarship Competition

Are you interested in pursuing a college degree in Business?  How does a one in sixty chance of receiving a $44,000 scholarship to attend the Barton School of Business at Wichita State University sound?  If you believe that you meet the qualifications listed below, we would like to encourage you to apply to participate in the following scholarship competition.  

To be eligible to complete, a student must: 

  • Be on track to graduate in May
  • Have a minimum high school GPA of 3.50
  • Have 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

 

WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY LINWOOD SEXTON SCHOLARSHIP

Wichita State University is seeking prospective student applications for the Linwood Sexton Scholarship. This is a full-ride scholarship geared toward 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. Apply at:  http://webs.wichita.edu/depttools/depttoolsmemberfiles/finaid_scholarships/2015%20Applications/LinwoodSextonCoverSheet20142015.pdf

 

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY FIRST SCHOLARS PROGRAM

First Scholars is a comprehensive program focusing on first-generation students. Selected students receive personalized support, development and leadership opportunities, and an annual award of $5,000, which is renewable for a total award of $20,000 over 4 years. Applications are available at:  http://www.k-state.edu/firstscholars/.  The application and information is listed under “Apply” on the left hand side.

 

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY ACACIA LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

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

Acacia is awarding one leadership scholarship in the amount of $1000 and tow in the amount of $500 each to incoming male freshman at Kansas State University.  Scholarship winners will be selected on the basis of merit as displayed in their application as well as an interview. 

The scholarship committee will contact all applicants within two weeks after the deadline to schedule an interview with the applicant.  

Apply online at http://bit.ly/ALS_App


KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY URBAN LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP

 

Deadline: January                                              

 

The Urban Leadership Scholars Program seeks to shape the next generation of great American urban leaders. Urban Leadership Scholars will have the knowledge to make sound judgments, the character to flourish under the pressures of leadership, and the vision to bring new solutions to our nation’s most pressing urban needs. They will influence and inspire future generations to value education, hard work, and achieve academic and career success.

The Urban Leadership Scholars Program is not a typical scholarship competition. In addition to a monetary award, scholars will have access to academic and social experiences to encourage successful careers in law, public policy, education, journalism, business, and ministry. Scholars will be inspired to become exemplary citizens for life who will shape all aspects of American urban society.

 

Requirements:

•Hold a strong high school GPA (3.5 unweighted 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.

 

BENEFITS

Students who are selected for the scholarship will receive:

• A $3,000 scholarship, renewable for up to four years with a K-State GPA of 3.0
• Participation in a one-day Urban Leadership Seminar each summer
• Possible internships, national and international travel, and special mentoring opportunities

Application information is available at:  http://www.k-state.edu/scholars/edgerleyfranklin/eful.html

 

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY MAN OF FAITH SCHOLARSHIP

The Man of Faith Scholarship recognizes three incoming male freshmen at Kansas State University as being men that place their faith and academics as the foundation for our fraternity. Apply at www.ksu.edu/phikap/manoffaith.html

 

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY CIVIC LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline:  December

The objective for the K-State Civic Leadership Scholarship competition is to identify and reward exceptional Kansas high school seniors who have demonstrated a commitment to serving others in their community, school, or place of worship.

To qualify applicants must:

  • Have an exemplary record of community service.
  • Be a Kansas resident and a high school senior.
  • Be admitted to K-State. Apply at: www.consider.k-state.edu/admissions
  • Attend K-State in fall after senior year

 

KANSAS UNIVERSITY HIXSON OPPORTUNITY AWARD APPLICATION

Deadline for all applications: March                                Award: Renewable $5000

Eligibility Criteria:

      Students must have faced challenges of personal and/or financial hardship.
      Students must be residents of Kansas and current high school seniors
      Students must be admissible to the University of Kansas
      Students must be entering freshmen for the upcoming fall term at KU
      Students must demonstrate financial eligibility as determined by the FAFSA
      Students whose parents/guardians did not earn a 4-year college degree will receive priority consideration

 

KANSAS UNIVERSITY J.L. CLELAND GLBT NON-DISCRIMINATION AWARD

The scholarship was established to help eliminate hatred, violence and bigotry against gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, and transgender persons. One recipient will be offered the $4,500 scholarship, which may be renewable for an additional 3 years.

Deadline – March

Link to application:  http://www2.ku.edu/~affordability/cgi-bin/jl-cleland-glbt

 

 

COCA-COLA SCHOLARS PROGRAM

Deadline:  October                                        Amount:  $4,000 - $20,000

Eligibility

Seniors at secondary schools throughout the United States who meet the eligibility requirements may apply for one of 250 four-year merit-based scholarships.  High school seniors, who have not yet graduated, must submit initial applications between September and October 31of his/her senior year in high school. 

Recipients are well-rounded individuals with highly developed interests in their community.  Applicants are evaluated on the following:  Demonstrated leadership, committed to community, academic achievement, and employment. Go to http://www.coca-colascholars.org for electronic application.

 

 

 

ELKS NATIONAL FOUNDATION MOST VALUABLE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

Scholarship, Leadership, and Financial Need 

Deadline:  November

Eligibility:

  • Any high school senior who is a US citizen is eligible to apply.  Male and female students compete separately for identical awards. 
  • Applications are available at www.elks.org

The state of Kansas sends four applications to national judging.  These four students, two boys and two girls, are guaranteed a $4000 scholarship--$1000 per year for four years.  In addition to these four students, the state of Kansas awards 38 other students with a $600 one-time scholarship to use for their education.

 

SAM WALTON COMMUNITY SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline:  Applications available on-line in November

To qualify:

The student must be a graduating high school senior

Interested applicants need to logon to www.walmartfoundation.org for more information.  

 

KANSAS KIWANIS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline: February Award: To be determined

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. Apply online – http://www.kskiwanis.org/scholarships



BERNADINE SITTS SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline:  February 1                           
Amount:  $1000


This scholarship is open to any current senior who attended Bernadine Sitts Intermediate Center for at least 2 full semesters and has at least a 3.5 grade point average.  The recipient must be planning to attend a four year college.  

Applications are available in the GCHS Career Center. 

 

THE HELIUM LITIGATION SCHOLARSHIP FUND, INC

Deadline:  February  

                                                                    

  • Be a resident of a qualifying county, SW KS, OK & TX panhandles  (Finney is included)
  • Applicant will be engaged in agricultural, environmental or energy related studies at any accredited college or junior college
  • Applicant will be incoming college freshman
  • Applicant will satisfy other nondiscriminatory academic and economic criteria as requested

Applications are available in the GCHS Career Center.

 

 

NATIONAL FFA COLLEGIATE & VOCATIONAL /TECHNICAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

All scholarship applicants must be a:

  • Current FFA member unless otherwise stated
  • High school senior or currently enrolled in college
  • Full-time student if enrolled in a post-secondary institution (minimum of 12 credits)
  • Go to www.ffa.org for more information.  

 

KADPF SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Deadline:  February                                                                           Award:  $1000

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.  The scholarship is available only to graduating seniors of custodial workers who wish to continue their education at the college level. Applications are available on the website http://kadpf.org/index.html

  • Student must be a resident of Kansas,
  • Graduate from a Kansas High School,
  • Plan to attend a Kansas College.

 

EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION OF THE SOCIETY OF CPA'S

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. 

Application information available at: http://www.kscpa.org/up_and_coming_professionals/scholarships

 

KANSAS LIVESTOCK FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

Application information available at: http://www.kla.org/scholarshipprogram.aspx

 

KANSAS GRAIN AND FEED ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline:  March

Applications are available from the GCHS Career Center.

 

KANSAS ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGIATE REGISTRARS AND ADMISSION OFFICERS (KACRAO)

Application information available at: https://kacrao.memberclicks.net/kacrao-scholarship

 

BLACK HILLS ENERGY

Black Hills Energy is offering scholarships to high school students in the Kansas natural gas service areas. The Scholarships are for 1,000 each. The application is available at: http://www.blackhillsenergy.com/scholarships

 

THE LEAGUE OF UNITED LATIN AMERICAN CITIZEN (LULAC)

Applications are available in the GCHS career center after February 1.

 

HISPANIC COLLEGE  FUND SCHOLARSHIP

Deadlines are:  March & April                   Award:  To be determined

To apply for a scholarship, go to http://scholarships.hispanicfund.org.  Minimum eligibility criteria for all HCF programs:

  • Must have a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Be studying full-time in the United States or through a U.S. based study abroad program.

 

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

Scholarships are limited to students who intend to major in journalism, Political Science or Communications; 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 hrs in college with a 3.0 GPA.

DENNIS PARSONS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline:  April 1                                                                 Award:  $500

  • Senior baseball player
  • Played two years with GCHS baseball program
  • 3.0 Cumulative GPA or better (transcript needed)
  • Need to have applied to a college
  • 100 word paragraph on why They Think They are the Best Candidate
  • If candidate is unable to meet criteria, then scholarship will be held for the next year candidates. 

KANSAS GOLF FOUNDATION

Deadline:  March 24                                                         

The KS Golf Foundation has just started the KS Jr Golf Scholarship that will award $1500 to each of five deserving young men or women.  This is an academic - not athletic scholarship program but in order to be eligible, a KS high school graduate must have participated in junior golf activities.  Qualifying junior golf activities are listed on application.

Eligibility requirements:

  • Applicant must be a high school senior in good standing enrolled in, or graduate of, a KS state high school.
  • Applicant must be enrolling as a full-time student (12 hours minimum/semester) in an accredited KS four-year college or university for the coming fall semester.
  • Applicant must have participated each of two golf seasons preceding the application in high school golf or junior golf programs sponsored by KS organizations.  These may include, but are not limited to:  KJGA, KGA, KWGA, The First Tee, Wichita Junior Golf Foundation, Native American Junior Golf Association.  Participation - not playing ability or performance - is the criterion.

 

 

CHAPTER X P.E.O. EDUCATIONAL AWARD

Deadline:  April                                                                  Eligibility requirements:

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

Applications are available in the GCHS Career Center.

 

 

CHAPTER IG P.E.O. EDUCATIONAL AWARD

Deadline:  April

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

Applications are available in the GCHS Career Center.



CHAPTER FF  P.E.O. SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline:  April                                                             Award:  $500- 2 given     

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.  The Chapter FF, P.E.O. Scholarship Committee for the school year has established the following priorities:

  • Applicants may only be high school seniors that are women attending a college or university the fall after your senior year.
  • Activities in school and community are considered important.
  • ALL APPLICATIONS MUST INCLUDE COPIES OF THE LAST SEVEN SEMESTERS OF HIGH SCHOOL.
  • This scholarship is awarded for one year only.
  • Applicants will need to be enrolled in 12 credit hours at the college or university of their choice.
  • Completed applications must be received ON OR BEFORE April 25.
  • Address to mail scholarship is on the application.
  • The applicants will be contacted after the scholarship due date if they were or were not selected for the scholarship.
  • After receiving notice of the scholarship, a thank you card should be sent to the Chapter, with the address to which the scholarship check should be sent.

Applications are available in the GCHS Career Center.

 

THE GAS CAPITAL SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Deadline:  February                                   Awarded: Determined by Scholarship Committee

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).

Applications are available in the GCHS Career Center.

 

                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                                

BEEF EMPIRE DAYS, INC. SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline:  Received by April 15                                                Award: $500

To qualify:

  • Applicant agrees to provide high school transcript along with the application.
  • Applicant must enroll in a minimum of 12 hours during the semester following receipt of the scholarship.
  • Applicant agrees to provide a brief, no longer than one page, letter expressing future career goals and their relationship to the beef industry. (Must be education, communications, production, research, engineering or any other area involved with the beef industry)

Application is available in the Career Center.

 

NORTHWEST COTTON GROWERS CO-OP

Deadline:  April                                                                  Awards:  $500

Northwest Cotton Growers Co-op would like to offer one (1) $500 scholarship to a graduating high school senior in our trade area.  There are no stipulations attached to this scholarship as far as future areas of study etc.  Selection will be made based upon leadership potential and community awareness.  The completed application needs to be returned to:

Northwest Cotton Growers Co-op

P O Box 300

Moscow, KS  67952

 

STEVE HARPER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline:  April                                                                             Award:  $1,000

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


THE TYLENOL SCHOLARSHIP

Deadline:  April   (submitted online or postmarked)                   Awards: $1,000 to $10,000

Tuition Assistance for Healthcare Students!  Apply today to receive one of ten $10,000 grants or 150 $1,000 grants being offered to undergraduate and graduate students in health-related fields of study.  Get more information and apply online at http://www.college-financial-aid-advice.com/tylenol-scholarship.html

 

American Legion

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. Visit www.legion.org for more information.

 

 

 

SOUTHWEST BAR ASSOCIATION ESSAY SCHOLARSHIP

 

Deadline: April                                                         

 

Essay Required!  Five scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded by the Southwest Kansas Bar Association.  Applicants must submit an essay on the subject of the current American Bar Association Law Day theme. Winners will be chosen based upon writing skills, content, academic achievement and potential for making a contribution to society.  

 

 

  

GOLDEN PLAINS CREDIT UNION

 

Deadline: March                                                            Awarded: to be announced

 

Eligibility:

Applicant must be a member of Golden Plains Credit Union. 

Applicants must be enrolled on or plan to enroll as a full-time student at a university, junior college, or trade school this fall.

 

Submit:

  • An Academic Letter or Recommendation for your school principal, counselor, or advisor.
  • A Personal Letter of Recommendation from a responsible person in your community who knows you well and can attest to your personal qualities and abilities.  It SHOULD NOT be written by a family member or casual acquaintance.
  • School transcript showing cumulative grade point average.

 

Requirements:

  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Transcript must be postmarked on or before March 15

                                                                                

 

GARDEN CITY ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATIONAL OFFICE PROFESSIONALS SCHOLARSHIP 

 

Deadline:  April                                                             Awarded: $500

 

The Garden City Association of Educational Office Processional (GCAEOP) is awarding a scholarship, in the amount of $500.00, to a Garden City High School graduate who will attend a community college, vocational college, or a four-year university.  Applicants not associated to GCAEOP must have a major in the area of a business or education.

 

The scholarship may be used for tuition or books only.  Awards will be made directly to the school of choice, on behalf of the student.

 

Please submit a current copy of transcripts and one letter of recommendation for a complete application.\

Applications are available in the GCHS Career Center.

 

THE ADAM CARABAJAL MEMORIAL ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIP

  • Must be a graduating senior from GCHS
  • Must participate in football, volleyball, golf, wrestling, baseball, softball or bowling
  • Must submit an essay about why the sport is important to you
  • Must submit a letter of recommendation from your coach
  • Must submit a self portrait

Applications are available in the GCHS Career Center.

 

 

SOUTHWEST KANSAS CATTLEWOMEN

Deadline: April                                             

Applications available at:  http://www.kansascattlewomen.org/scholarshipcontest.aspx

 

 

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

Deadline for submission of test scores is March   

A total of $6,800 will be awarded as follows:  one each for $1,300, $900, $800, $700 and $600 and 5 for $500 each.  

Offered without financial need, scholarships will be awarded to students who:

  • rank high in the ACT or SAT examinations
  • will attend a Kansas university or college, and
  • plan to major in accounting

ACT or SAT test scores must be submitted by a counselor.  Students will also be required to submit a completed questionnaire.  Scholarships recipients will be chosen from among qualified applicants.  

 

SAE's Engineering Scholarships

Deadline: December

In recognition of the important contributions made by engineers in improving the quality of our lives, particularly those related to mobility, SAE is proud to be able to offer more than 60 corporate- and university sponsored scholarships to qualified students who are interested in the study of engineering and related sciences. Applicant must be a high school senior at the time of application. For full details visit www.sae.org/students/engschlr.htm

Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Demacracy

Deadline: November 1st                        Grand Prize: $30,000 Scholarship

For more info go to www.vfw.org

 

American Legion Scholarships

For more information go to www.ksamlegion.org

 

The Ellis Foundation

Go to the website for more information  

www.TheEllisFoundation.org

 

QUEST BRIDGE

Go to the website for more information

www.questbridge.org

 

Kansas kids @ Gear up

See counselors for more information

 

The Hagan Scholarship Foundation

Go to website for more information

 www.hsfmo.org

 

“MAKE THE U” (HAZ LA U) Scholarship Program

www.colgate.com/hazlau

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!!!

 

http://profoundlydisconnected.com/the-mikeroweworks-foundation-scholarship-opportunities/

 

 

BUICK ACHIEVERS  - $25,000/year – Seniors going to a 4-year college or university and plan to major in engineering, technology, design or business. Apply at:  www.buickachievers.com

 

 

RMHC/HACER Scholarship Program

 

RMHC/HACER is one of the largest scholarships in the country assisting Hispanic high school students pursuing a college education. Apply at:  www.rmhc.org or www.MeEncanta.com

 

 

ESA FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

 

The ESA website is as follows:

http://www.epsilonsigmaalpha.org/scholarships-and-grants

 

 

THE KANSAS MASONIC FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

 

http://kmfonline.org/scholarships/

 

 

OBRATE FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS

 

www.obratefoundation.org   Go to the section for scholarships and “Apply Now” The link will take you to the scholarship process. You will need to start an account and then start an application.  For a scholarship for Fall/Spring you should begin this process about the end of January.

 

 

JOSHUA SKIPTON MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

 

Selection of the student to receive the scholarship will be based on the following:

1. Must be a High School Graduating Senior;

2. Must have a cumulative high school GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale;

3. Show financial need;

4. Have strong moral character;

5. Be active in school and the community;

6. Future educational and career plans.

 

Applications are available in the GCHS Career Center.

ANNE CAMPBELL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

 

Deadline:  May 15th

 

  • Finney or Scott County Resident
  • 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Pursuing or planning to pursue a BS or MS in Nursing
  • Students may reapply annually

 

Applications are available in the GCHS Career Center.

 

WESTERN KANSAS COMMUNITY FOUNDATION

 

http://wkcf.org/scholarships

 

Applications are available in the GCHS Career Center.

 

 

AXA ACHIEVEMENT

 

Deadline:  December

 

  • 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.

 

https://us.axa.com/axa-foundation /AXA-achievement-schoarship.html

 

KLL Memorial Scholarship Foundation (Loss of Parent due to Cancer) 

Deadline:  January

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

http://kllscholarshipfund.org/

TEETER IRRIGATION SCHOLARSHIP

www.TeeterIrrigation.com

Teeter Irrigation, Inc. is offering a $500 scholarship to the schools in Southwest Kansas and Southeast Colorado, and also a chance to win an additional $500 scholarship selected from the pool of receiving recipients.  In an effort to spread awareness of the depleting water in our area, Teeter Irrigation, Inc. is asking students to research and write an essay.   

Applications are available in the GCHS Career Center.

Deadline:  March


COUNTY WEED DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION OF KANSAS

The County Weed Directors Association of Kansas (CWDAK) is a professional organization providing training and assistance for the 105 weed directors in Kansas. 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.

The CWDAK will be sponsoring at least four $500 scholarships for the fall semester. These scholarships will be awarded to high school seniors majoring in agriculture or a plant science related field at an accredited Kansas college.

REQUIREMENTS

*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)


Applications are available in the GCHS Career Center.

Deadline:  February



Abbott & Fenner

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

Deadline:  June



BigSun Scholarship

http://bigsunathletics.com/


Deadline:  June



Community Foundation of Southwest Kansas

http://communityfoundationswks.com/

Deadline:  February

THE BILL SPANIOL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

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

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.


Deadline:  February


Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship
.
This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link 
www.fashion-schools.org and find the scholarship located at the bottom of the page and click on it.

Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship Program.
This is the 5th year we are awarding this scholarship for AnimationCareerReview.com. We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship.  This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college. We ask that you have interested students visit our website, http://www.animationcareerreview.com/ to find eligibility information along with the online application. The scholarship will be on the right side of the page and click on it.

Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship.
This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a business degree at any accredited post-secondary school or college.  Interested students can visit this link http://www.onlinembareport.com/ and find the scholarship located at the right side of the page and click on it.


The Hutchinson News Future Journalist Scholarship Application.
This is a $1000 scholarship open to high school seniors who are currently enrolled, or plan to enroll, in a journalism or photojournalism program at an accredited college or university, and must have a minimum 3.0 grade point average. Interested students can visit this link http://www.hutchnews.com/news/school_news/hutchinson-news-future-journalist-scholarship-application/pdf_a21a0452-c509-11e5-b2c8-8b899f5f62ce.html 

Applications are also in Career Center.


Deadline: March


These 12 Scholarships below are currently accepting applications.  Please read the eligibility and application instructions on the website carefully before applying.

1. Coca-Cola Scholarship - October 31, 2016 (1400 Awards - $20,000)
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_cocacola_scholarship_9001.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201609&utm_content=ac3312f520c265887cac237406fd8ab1

2. Carid Scholarship - October 31, 2016 (2 Awards - $1,000)
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_carid_scholarship_9002.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201609&utm_content=ac3312f520c265887cac237406fd8ab1

3. Horatio Alger Scholarship - October 25, 2016 (106 Awards - $25,000)
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_horatio_alger_scholarship_8950.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201609&utm_content=ac3312f520c265887cac237406fd8ab1

4. College Jumpstart Scholarship - October 17, 2016 (2 Awards - $1,000)
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_college_jumpstart_scholarship_9003.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201609&utm_content=ac3312f520c265887cac237406fd8ab1

5. Don't Text and Drive Scholarship - September 30, 2016 (1 Award - $1,000)
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_dont_text_and_drive_scholarship_8997.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201609&utm_content=ac3312f520c265887cac237406fd8ab1

6. ShipDig Scholarship - September 30, 2016 (1 Award - $1,000)
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_shipdig_scholarship_8943.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201609&utm_content=ac3312f520c265887cac237406fd8ab1

7. Create Real Impact Scholarship - September 30, 2016 (10 Awards - $1,500)
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_create_real_impact_scholarship_8945.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201609&utm_content=ac3312f520c265887cac237406fd8ab1

8. Hit the Books Scholarship - September 30, 2016 (1 Award - $500)
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_hit_the_books_scholarship_9004.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201609&utm_content=ac3312f520c265887cac237406fd8ab1

9. SP Scholarship - September 30, 2016 (10 Awards - $10,000)
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_sp_scholarships_8953.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201609&utm_content=ac3312f520c265887cac237406fd8ab1

10. VIP Scholarship - September 30, 2016 (1 Award - $5,000)
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_vip_scholarship_9000.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201609&utm_content=ac3312f520c265887cac237406fd8ab1

11. Review It Scholarship - September 30, 2016 (1 Award - $1,000)
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_review_it_scholarship_8998.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201609&utm_content=ac3312f520c265887cac237406fd8ab1

12. You Deserve It Scholarship - September 29, 2016 (1 Award - $1,000)
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_you_deserve_it_scholarship_8959.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201609&utm_content=ac3312f520c265887cac237406fd8ab1

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Buffalo Living Legacy Fund Scholarship

Buffalo Living Legacy Fund will be awarding five (4) $2,500 and (1) $5,000 scholarship to 2017 graduating seniors from Garden City High School. Applicants will have at least a 3.0 GPA and have demonstrated success both academically and in extracurricular activities. To be considered, applicants must complete an application, and it must be delivered to your counselor on or before March 31, 2017.

Deadline: March

Applications are in the Career Center.




Jim Johnson Scholarship

The Jim Johnson Scholarship will be awarding a $500 scholarship to a high school senior that will be pursuing a career in physical sciences. The scholarship is also open to those going into the teaching profession in physical sciences. Applicant will need to provide proof of acceptance to a college with a physical science major. Applicant will write a one page essay stating what they plan to do in the physical sciences once they receive the degree and how it will contribute to their discipline. Format of the essay should be 12 point font, double spaced.
Applications should be sent to:

Matt Gerard
National Weather Service
104 Airport Rd
Dodge City, Kansas 67801

Application Deadline: April 15, 2017

More detailed information sheet available in Career Center



IBPA Student Scholarship

The International Bullying Prevention Association will be awarding up to 2 scholarships in the amount of $500. The scholarships are available to students who have shown dedication and passion for bullying prevention efforts in their school or community. Applications must be submitted online at http://ibpaworld.org/resources/student-scholarship-program/ and are accepted year around. Winners will be notified in July, checks mailed in August. Students may reapply each year as long as they continue to meet eligibility criteria. Student must be a U.S. citizen.

StudentScholarships.org

Below you will find a list of 10 Scholarship Programs that will give out more than 5 million dollars to students in the 2017 school year. Students from Kansas school districts are eligible for all of the awards below. Newsletter is available for download at www.studentscholarship.org/newsletter.php

1) CHS Scholars Program - $2,000 - 30 Awards (Deadline: March 31, 2017)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Students must be entering their sophomore, junior or senior in an agriculture-related degree program.

B) Students pursuing a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) field of study with an interest in agriculture, cooperatives or rural America will be considered.

Applications can be found by going to:

https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14140/chs_scholars_program_scholarship.php  

2) Louie Family Foundation Scholarships - $4,000 - 25 Awards (Deadline: March 31, 2017)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Be a freshman in the 2017-2018 academic year and anticipate enrolling at a U.S. accredited college/university in the 2017-2018 academic year.

B) Have a cumulative, un-weighted grade point average between 3.5 and 4.0 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent). Students not on a 4.0 grading scale must convert their GPA to a 4.0 scale before submitting an application to the Foundation.

Applications can be found by going to:

https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10179/louie_family_foundation_scholarships_scholarship.php

3) Intel ISEF - $3,000 - 600 Awards (Deadline: April 1, 2017)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Students in grades 9-12 or equivalent must compete in an Intel ISEF affiliated science fairs around the world AND win the right to attend the Intel ISEF.

Applications can be found by going to:
https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/1379/intel_isef_scholarship.php

4) National Dairy Shrine Scholarships - $3,000 - 42 Awards (Deadline: April 15, 2017)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) All National Dairy Shrine Scholarships and student awards are only for U.S. students attending schools, colleges or universities in the United States and majoring in dairy industry or other agricultural related fields

Applications can be found by going to:

https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12541/national_dairy_shrine_scholarships_scholarship.php  

5) Gloria Barron Prize - $5,000 - 25 Awards (Deadline: April 15, 2017)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Between the ages of 8 and 18 (not yet age 19)

B) Permanent residents of and currently residing in the U.S.A. or Canada

C) Currently working on an inspiring service project or have done so within the past 12 months

Applications can be found by going to:

https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/8845/gloria_barron_prize_scholarship.php

6) SP Scholarship - $10,000 – 10 Awards (Deadline: April 30, 2017)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Any high school senior who is a citizen of the United States is eligible to apply.

Applications can be found by going to:

https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14186/sp_scholarship_scholarship.php  

7) VIP $5,000 Scholarship - $5,000 - 1 Award (Deadline: April 30, 2017)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Must be at least 13 years of age or older.

B) Submit your entry by 11:59 pm ET on the day of the deadline.

Applications can be found by going to:

https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14185/vip_voice_5_000_scholarship_scholarship.php 

 8) Paradigm Challenge Scholarship - $100,000 - 10 Awards (Deadline: May 1, 2017)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) The Challenge is open only to individuals who: (a) will be aged 4 to 18 years old on May 1, 2017; (b) have their parents’/legal guardians’ permission to participate in The Challenge; and (c) are NOT residents of Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, Syria, the Crimea Region, or any other United States sanctioned country.

Applications can be found by going to:

https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12702/the_paradigm_challenge_scholarship.php  

9) Chopin Foundation Scholarship Program - $4,000 - 10 Awards (Deadline: May 15, 2017)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) The Scholarship Program is open to all qualified American pianists (US citizens or legal residents) not younger than 14 and not older than 17 years of age on May 15 of their first year of application.

Applications can be found by going to:

https://www.studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12540/chopin_foundation_scholarship_program_scholarship.php  

10) Review It Scholarship - $1,000 - 1 Award (Deadline: June 30, 2017)

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Be attending college or university no later than September of 2017.

B) Have achieved a GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year.

Applications can be found by going to:

http://www.christinechiureviews.com  

Kansas Seed Industry Association Scholarship
The Kansas Seed Industry Association will give a $1000 scholarship. 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.

Deadline: April 10



Application available in the Career Center.

Horatio Alger Career &Technical Scholarship

Receive up to $2500 to pursue a career or technical education. 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. Go to scholars.horatioalger.org to complete online application.


Deadline June

Information Sheet available in the Career Center


Summer American Red Cross Scholarship

The American Red Cross Leaders Saves Lives Program is awarding 6 $1000, 2 $1500, and 2 $2500 Scholarships. 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.  Register and sign up at www.redcrossblood.org/leaderssavelives


Deadline: August 

Information packet available in the Career Center


CGTrader Scholarship 2017

Enter the CGTrader Scholarship challenge to win $3000 for your education. The best submission will be awarded $2000 while the two runners-up will receive $500. 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. You must submit your essay via online form

Deadline: June 1

Information sheet available in the Career Center

  
Cattle Empire Scholarship

Cattle Empire, LLC will be awarding  five $1000 scholarships to graduating high school seniors (1) to 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.

Deadline: May 26

Application available in the Career Center


Beauty and Wellness Scholarship


The Skin Care Ox Beauty and Wellness scholarship program is awarding a $500 scholarship + Organic Beauty Basket to FEMALE seniors. Go to https://www.skincareox.com/scholarship/ and complete your application and short essay. This scholarship is all year round. Look online for the 4 deadlines. There is a fall, winter, spring, and summer deadline.

Information sheet available in the Career Center

Yes For Liberty Scholarship

This scholarship is available for 9-12th grades. Application is now open. Go to www.yesforliberty.org all entries must be postmarked by Dec 31st deadline.

Application available in the Career Center

The Zebra "Show off your Stripes!" 2018 Scholarship

The Zebra Insurance Company is offering a $1000 scholarship to 1 individual who plans on attending a 4 year University, graduate program, community college, or trade school located in the US. Go to https://www.thezebra.com/insurance-news/5077/2018-scholarship-the-zebra/   for details.

Information sheet available in the Career Center


Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program

The Jackie Robinson Foundation Scholarship Program provides its Scholars with generous four-year college scholarships and many more program components. Applicants need to apply online at  www.jackierobinson.org


Deadline: February

Information sheet available in the Career Center



Burger King Scholars

The Burger King Scholars program has awarded $32 million in scholarships to more than 30,000 high school students since 2000. To apply for the four-year scholarship go to
https://scholarships360.org/burger-king-scholars-2/

Deadline: December

Information sheet available in the Career Center


Coolidge Scholarship

The Coolidge Scholarship is a full ride scholarship that covers tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study. 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 plans to enroll in college in the fall of 2019 and is an American citizen or legal permanent resident. Applications must be received by 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time on January 24, 2018. Go to  https://coolidgescholars.org/

Deadline: January

Information Sheet is available in the Career Center

Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship

The Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarship is offering a $5000 scholarship to students who are taking steps to fighting hunger in the United States. Apply online at
https://scholarships360.org/stephen-j-brady-stop-hunger-scholarships/



Deadline: December

Information sheet is available in the Career Center


Google for Education: The Generation Google Scholarship

The Generation Google Scholarship is a $10,000 scholarship for students who are planning to pursue a computer science or computer engineering degree, or a degree in a closely related technical field. Apply online at
https://edu.google.com/scholarships/the-generation-google-scholarship/

Deadline: December

Information sheet is available in the Career Center

America's Farmers GROW AG LEADERS scholarship

Apply for a $1500 ag scholarship. 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. Apply at https://www.ffa.org/home

Deadline: Jan 31

Information sheet is available in the Career Center


Kansas Emergency Management Association

Two $400 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.

Deadline: February

Information sheet and application available in the Career Center