|Top 175 Scholarships for College Students|
|October 25, 2020||The Horatio Alger Scholarship - high school senior, commitment to pursue & complete a bachelor's degree, demonstrate critical financial need, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, min GPA of 2.0, US citizen.|
|October 31, 2020||Coca-Cola Scholars Program – open to high school seniors who plan to pursue a degree at an accredited post-secondary institution|
|November 1, 2020||Kansas State University Scholarship Application – KSU priority deadline for scholarship applications.|
|November 15, 2020||Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship Program – students are judged on the basis of ther scholastic aptitude, leadership abilities and financial need.|
|November 15, 2020||The Hagen Scholarship Foundation -
|November 15, 2020||James Cox Student Photography Scholarships – high school student should have taken at least one photography or related art class.|
|November 29, 2020||You Deserve It Scholarship – Be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia, or US Territories. Be 16 years of age or older and be enrolled in college or registered in high school. Applications can be found by going to the link: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/15589/you_deserve_it_schoalership_scholarship.php|
|November 30, 2020||Dr Juan Andrade Jr. Scholarship – criteria – accepted for enrollment as full-time undergraduate student, demonstrate a verifiable need for financial support, have at least one parent of Hispanic ancestry.|
|December 1, 2020||Washburn University Leadership Institute – high school students must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and an ACT score of 24 or higher; must be beginning their first semester at Washburn University. (Admission to Washburn completed)|
|December 2, 2020||National Space Club Scholarship – student must be a senior in high school and have the intention of pursuing a career in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) fields.|
|December 11, 2020||RUDD Foundation Scholarship – Renewable scholarship: US Citizen or permanent resident, Kansas resident, GPA of 3.0 or higher, demonstrated financial need (Pell-eligible), must attend either Emporia State, Fort Hays State or Wichita State. Scholarship application opens October 12|
|December 16, 2020||Edison Scholars Program – Must be a high school senior with at least a cumulative 3.0 GPA, plan to pursue studies in the STEM fields at a four-year accredited college or university and show financial need. Eligible STEM majors incliude computer and information systems, mathematics, natural resources, and conservation and physical sciences.|
|December 17, 2020||Acacia Leadership Scholarship - must be an incoming male freshmen at the
Manhattan Campus of Kansas State University. Applicants will be graded based on
the criteria of scholarship, leadership experience and strength of essays. Priority deadline.
|December 31, 2020||Joseph B. Chilen and Earl B. Williams Memorial Scholarship Application – student's parent or guardian must be a Pioneer Communications telephone, cable television or internet customer. Applications can be found by going to the link: https://www.pioncomm.net/sites/default/files/2020-pioneer-memorial-scholarship-application.pdf|
|December 31, 2020||Youth Education Scholarship Constitution Bee - must be a Kansas resident, must be
a citizen of the U.S., planning to attend a postsecondary school, grades 9 – 12 are eligible
|December 31, 2020||Knight Essay Scholarship – Be a US resident attending public, parochial, private, or home school in grades 9-12. Applications can be found by going to the link: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/9437/knight_essay_scholarship_scholarship.php|
|December 31, 2020||Illustrators of the Future Scholarship – Be new or amateur artists who have not been professionally published and paid for more than three black-and-white story illustrations, or more than one processed-color painting or hav your work broadly featured to the general public through the media. Applications can be found by going to the link: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10032/illustrators_of_the_future_scholarship.php|
|December 31, 2020||Go Transcript Academic Scholarship Program – Be a high school senior or current full-time college freshman.Applications can be found by going to the link: https://studentscholarships/scholarship/15248/gotranscript_academic_scholarship_program_scholarship.php|
|December 31, 2020||Design Thinking Scholarship – Be enrolled in a degree-granting program at an accredited two or four-year college or university located in the US. Applications can be found by going to the link: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/11010/design_thinking_scholarship_scholarship.php|
|December 31, 2020||Supermoney’s Financial Literacy Scholarship – Be enrolled full-time in high school as a senior. Have an overall GPA of at least 3.0. Applications can be found by going to the link: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/16025/supermoney_s_financial_literacy_scholarship_scholarship.php|
|December 31, 2020||Wealth Wise Scholarship –
The scholarship amount is $1,000 and will be awarded based on academic merit and submission of a short essay to be titled How the US Credit Scoring System Can Be Improved. Requirements: A) Minimum GPA of 3.5 B) Major of study must support a career in the finance industry (e.g., finance, business, accounting, mathematics, management, and other related majors) C) Must be a US resident D) Must send in an official transcript E) Must be a current or future college student (e.g., high school senior) F) Scholarship must go to tuition purposes (will be paid directly to the university/college) G) Complete an essay for submission (see essay guidelines below) H) Include contact information with the essay so we can get in touch with winners Applications can be found by going to the link: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/15171/wealth_wise_scholarship_scholarship.php
|December 31, 2020||GenM Scholarship –
GenM helps students learn digital marketing through free courses and remote apprenticeships. Our mission is to enable anyone, anywhere to acquire the skills, experience, and relationships they need to succeed in the job market. The time commitment of an apprenticeship is 3 months for 10 hours a week. Every 3 months we hand out a $5,000 USD scholarship to one student. To be eligible for the GenM Quarterly Scholarship a student: A) Complete at least one apprenticeship* B) Must be at least 16 years of age on the day of the deadline C) Must be a resident of the United States
Applications can be found by going to the link: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/16080/genm
|December 31, 2020||Bully Prevention Scholarship –
This scholarship is also available for high school seniors who will be graduating and planning to attend a university the following semester. All applicants must be able to prove that they are in excellent academic standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Requirements: A) An up-to-date resume including contact information B) A 750 word essay on the following topic: Discuss how you or someone you know has worked to reduce bullying in your community or school. How was this achieved and how can these methods be applied to larger scale situations? C) A current transcript from your most recent educational institution. Applications can be found by going to the link: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/15023/bullying_prevention_scholarship_scholarship.php
|December 31, 2020||Southwest Kansas Bar Association Scholarship Essay Contest – seniors attending high school, winners will be chosen based upon writing skills, content, academic achievements, and potential for making a contribution to society. Applications can be found by going to the link: https://www.ksbar.org/mpage/scholarships|
|January 3, 2021||GE-REAGAN Foundation Scholarship Program –demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship; demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average); be citizens of the United States of America; be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States; plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year. Applications can be found by going to the link: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10159/ge_reagan_foundation_scholarship_program_scholarship.php|
|January 3, 2021||Footlocker Scholar Athletes – A)Be entering college in the Fall of 2020 as a Freshman at an accredited four-year institution for an undergraduate degree; B) Be currently involved in high school sports, intramural sports, or community based sports. C) Have a minimum GPA of 3.0; D) Be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident (you will be asked to prove citizenship and age if you win); E) Not be an employee, officer or director of Foot Locker, Inc., or any of its subsidiaries, or a member of the immediate family of such an employee, officer or director. Applications can be found by going to the link: https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/10817/foot_locker_scholar_athletes_scholarship.php|
|January 15, 2021||America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship -
Make sure you’re eligible! Students must:
Be high school seniors or enrolled as full-time students in college.
Plan to pursue a degree or certification in specific areas of agriculture and eligible majors (a complete list of areas/majors is available in the America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Program Overview.
Have a minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
Obtain two endorsements from Eligible Farmers
Students do not have to be FFA members to apply.
Apply at https://www.ffa.org/scholarships
Gather your farmer endorsements! To be considered, each applicant is required to receive endorsements from at least two local farmers. Once you complete the application, each farmer will receive an email containing instructions for completing the endorsement form. If the farmer does not have an email address, you can print the instructions and deliver them to the farmer.
|January 15, 2021||Kansas Kiwanis Foundation - looking for students with academic and service. Be sure to
follow instruction sheet when filling out this scholarship. Kiwanis Scholarship Instructions
|January 23, 2021||National FFA Organization – scholarships for college. FFA member and non-member.|
|January 23, 2021||America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship -
|January 28, 2021||Pioneer Electric – Eligible students shall have parents that reside in Pioneer Electric’s service territory or attend one of the following high schools: Elkhart, Johnson, Hugoton, Lakin, Moscow, Rolla, Syracuse or Ulysses. Applications can be found by going to the link: http://pioneerelectric.coop/community/scholarship/|
|January 31, 2021||ESA Foundation Scholarships – a senior high school student who will be an incoming college freshman student with GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or a minimum score of ACT 22.|
|January 31, 2021||Seaboard Foods Community Scholarship Program – graduating high school seniors who are graduating from communities where Seaboard Foods operates.|
|January 31, 2021||Seaboard Farms Children of Employees Scholarship Program – graduating high school seniors who have at least one parent/guardian who works for one of the following divisions: Seaboard Foods, High Plains Bioenergy and/or Seaboard Transport.|
|January 31, 2021||Seaboard Technical Career Scholarship – technical school students who are enrolled full-time and studying one of the approved areas.|
|February 1, 2021||Community Foundation of Southwest Kansas – students who have demonstrated consistent and outstanding academic achievement in high school and tend to be a worthy student of good character.|
You’re a high school senior
Applications can be found by going to the link: https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community/hacer.html
|February 15, 2021||Helium Litigation Scholarship – Requirements; Reference Form; List of Approved Majors|
|February 15, 2021||Gas Capital Scholarship – 3.3 GPA; must be enrolled as a full time student; must be a resident of Finney, Grant, Greeley, Hamilton, Haskell, Kearney, Morton, Seward, Stanton, or Stevens county.|
|February 15, 2021||American Legion Scholarships – Lots of scholarsips available. Some are to assist children of American Legion members. 3.0|
|February 15, 2021||KADPF – The students must be residents of Kansas and graduate from a Kansas High School and plan to attend a Kansas College or technical school. Only children whose parent or legal guardian is actively employed in a K-12 or secondary education institution and engaged in a buildings and grounds, food service or transportation position shall be eligible for these scholarships.|
|February 15, 2021||Pheasant Heaven Charities, Inc. College Scholarship – must be seniors at an area high school within fifty miles of Hugoton, KS with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Funds will be awarded upon successful completion of the student’s first semester of college, with a minimum of 12 semester hours completed. Recipients must take courses at the location of the post-secondary institution of their choice.|
|February 15, 2021||Pheasant Heaven Charities, Inc. Vocational Scholarship – must be seniors at an area high school within fifty miles of Hugoton, KS. Scholarship funds will be awarded upon successful completion of the student’s first semester of full time attendance at a vocational school. Recipients must take courses at the location of the vocational institution of their choice.|
|February 15, 2021||District 5690 Scholarship (Rotary) – The committee’s decision will be based upon applican’ts educational goals and achievement, financial needs, and letters of reference.|
|February 15, 2021||Great Plains Association for College Admission Counseling (GPACAC) Scholarship – GPA 3.0; ACT 21-28; attending high school in KS, NE, or OK.|
|February 15, 2021||Flavorful Futures Scholarship – We are looking for fun and unique candidates for our Flavorful Futures Scholarship. Sparkling Ice® is awarding FIVE $5,000 scholarships to eligible high school seniors who are planning their bright and colorful futures. Applications can be found by going to the link: https://go.pardot.com/e/120702/2020-02-03/d466zb/548801167?h=FjLaHwTSU4ky8ftq-Ih3aEBAPBN6S-mdgNnKllqTvbs|
|February 18, 2021||FRS Scholarship Program - available to graduating high school seniors in the
Pioneer Communications service area. Writable .pdf Application
|February 28, 2021||SER Corporation Hispanic Scholarship – open to all Hispanic students who have maintained at least a 2.75 (B-) cumulative grade point average (first time applicants must have a 3.0 GPA), have applied for full-time status as a student at an accredited college, university or junior college, and meet all admission requirements of the school selected.|
|March 1, 2021||Kansas Farm Bureau 9th District Scholarship – Must be a graduating high school senior or a post-secondary student, the parent/guardian must be a current 9th District County Farm Bureau Association member in good standing, and must be enrolled in an accredited technical school, community college, or 4-year college/university. Must have accumulated 3.0 GPA or higher. Registration form is on-line at this link: www.kfb.org/district9scholarship|
|March 6, 2021||Albert Lee Wright, Jr. Memorial Migrant Scholarship – to be eligible you need to: be a migrant student, a dedicated student, graduating high school senior, and demonstrate financial need.|
|March 6, 2021||Kansas Grain and Feed Association - must be a Kansas high school graduating senior, plan to attend any Kansas 4-year university, community college or vocational school, self-starter, excellent academic credentials, good school and community citizens|
|March 8, 2021||Scott Mecham Student of Integrity Award - students who exemplify ethical behavior and personal integrity and who demonstrate humility, courage, compassion and respect for their peers, teachers and community. The link for the application information: https://www.bbb.org/nebraska/for-businesses/programs-services/bbb-awards-pages/student-of-integrity-award-scholarships|
|March 15, 2021
||Glenn Lygrisse/KACRAO Scholarship – be in senior year at a Kansas high school; cumulative seventh semester GPA of 3.25+; provide leadership experience; Four scholarships are given: one per school type: four-year public, four-year private, community college, and technical college;.|
|March 15, 2021||Kansas Masonic Foundation General Scholarship – must be a Kansas resident, must be attending one of the identified/eligible Kansas Universities, acceptance letter from University/College or Copy of Current College Transcript, enrolled in 12 credit hours per semester and demonstrate financial need.|
|March 15, 2021||Kansas Masonic Foundation Technical or Community College Scholarship – must be a Kansas resident, must be attending one of the identified/eligible Kansas Technical or Community/Junior Colleges, acceptance letter from University/College or Copy of Current College Transcript, enrolled in 12 credit hours per semester and demonstrate financial need.|
|March 15, 2021||Kansas Masonic Foundation Legacy Scholarship – must be one of the following: (A Kansas Mason: son or daughter of a Kansas Mason; Current member of DeMolay International for at least 2 years; current member of International Order of Rainbow for Girls for at least 2 years; current member of Job’s Daughter International for at least 2 years) and must have acceptance letter from University/College or copy of current college transcript, enrolled in 12 credit hours per semester and demonstrate financial need.|
|March 15, 2021||Golden Plains Credit Union Scholarship – Applicant must be a member of Golden Plains Credit Union. Applicant must be enrolled in or plan to enroll as a full-time student at a university, junior college or trade school in the fall.|
|March 27, 2021||Kansas Junior Golf Scholarship – based on the following criteria: academic record, character, leadership and community service, essay, financial need, golf participation and letters of recommendation. Must be a Kansas high school senior, must be enrolling as a full-time student in an accredited Kansas college or university for the coming fall semester, must have participated in high school golf or a recognized junior golf program.|
|March 29, 2021||KJIL and KHYM Scholarship – student must be graduating this spring and will be enrolling full time for the Fall of 2018 at a Christian college or university.|
|March 29, 2021||Kansas County Clerks and Election Officials Association Scholarship – Kansas high school seniors and college freshmen and sophomores, provided they carry a minimum 3.0 GPA.The scholarships are for those students who major in Journalism, Political Science, Communications, or Business.|
|March 31, 2021||CHS Foundation Scholarship – Graduating high school seniors pursuing a degree in an agricultural-related field at any college or university throughout the United States and Canada are invited to apply for one of 100 $1,000 scholarships.|
|March 31, 2021||Dairy Max, Inc Scholarship – Eligible Applicants must meet each the following requirements:
|April 1, 2021||Southwest Kansas Ringnecks – (Pheasants Forever) – graduating seniors from Stanton County High School.|
|April 1, 2021||Beef Empire Days, 2019 Scholarship Program – high school seniors who plan to further their education full-time in an agriculturally related field.|
|April 1, 2021||Skyland Grain College Scholarship – a graduating senior who is pursuing an agricultural or business related education at a four year college; GPA of at least 3.25; minimum ACT of 20; Be a resident of our service areas in Southwest and South Central Kansas, and Southeast Colorado.|
|April 1, 2021||Skyland Grain Vocational Scholarship – a graduating senior who is pursuing an agricultural or business related education at a technical/vocational school; Be a resident of our service areas in Southwest and South Central Kansas, and Southeast Colorado.|
|April 1, 2021||Stanton County Scholarship Foundation – graduating seniors from Stanton County High School. Mail completed application to: Stanton County Scholarship Foundation, PO Box 900, Johnson KS 67855 or give to Mr Holt.|
|April 9, 2021||St. Bernadette of Lourdes Knights of Columbus https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/728/st_bernadette_of_lourdes_knights_of_columbus_scholarship_application.pdf– graduating seniors from Stanton County High School|
|April 10, 2021||Barnhardt Construction Scholarship – Graduating senior from Stanton County High School. Our aim is to award this scholarship to students who are particularly considering vocational or skilled trade careers and education. While we reserve the right to rank applicants on academic success, more emphasis will be placed on a demonstrated interest in training for a career requiring the acquisition of a specific skill set.|
|April 13, 2021||Cattle Empire Scholarship – Must be a high school senior graduating from public, private, or home school within one of the following Southwest Kansas counties: Finney, Grant, Gray, Hamilton, Haskell, Kearney, Meade, Morton, Seward, Stanton, or Stevens. Must be pursuing a career within the beef industry or related supporting field.|
|April 15, 2021||First United Methodist Church, Johnson, KS – scholarship application for graduating seniors|
|April 15, 2021||Jim Johnson Scholarship https://s3.amazonaws.com/scschoolfiles/728/jim_johnson_scholarship_application.pdf– high school senior that will be pursuing a career in one of the physical sciences (e.g. Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy, and Earth Science inclulding geology, hydrology, meterorology, oceanography, and soil science). This scholarship is also open to those going into the teaching profession in the physical sciences.|
|April 15, 2021||Horatio Alger Association Scholarship – unlike the scholarship provided from October 15th, this scholarship critiria also includes needing high school completion by spring of 2020, commitiment to pursue and complete a career or technical certificate/degree, Pell eligibility, student is under age 30, and United States citizenship. There is no GPA requirement for this scholarship.|
|April 16, 2021||Porch Scholarship – For all seniors, $2,000 scholarship, minimum 3.4 GPA, You must be pursuing a degree that enables you or others in your community to learn a new trade, develop skills and technology, or start a small business related to home services offered by Porch. To apply, go to this link: https://porch.com/resources/scholarships|
|April 16, 2021||Hire A Helper Scholarship –
|April 17, 2021||Southwest Riders Lee Orosco Memorial Scholarship Application – $500 scholarship in memory of Lee Orosco.|
|April 17, 2021||Stanton County Conservation Scholarship – Applicants need to be pursuing a degree in the fields of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation or Environmental Education. Examples of eligible degrees include: Agriculture, Ag Engineering, Biological Sciences, Conservation Planning, Environmental Education, Environmental Science, Forestry, Natural Resource Conservation, Soils, or Wildlife. Must have at least a 3.0 GPA.|
|April 20, 2021||
|April 28, 2021||Stanton County School Foundation, Inc. Scholarship – must be a graduate of Stanton County High School, complete application and essay, awarded based upon academic excellence, financial need, nad honors/activities/community service participation during High School. Verification of enrollment as a full-time student in post-secondary training/college. Renewable. Mail this scholarship in to Melissa Wilson at USD 452 District Office, PO Box C..|
|April 30, 2021||
Eveleigh Charitable Trust Scholarship – high school seniors graduating Spring 2019. Return application to Gale and Gale Attorneys, PO Box 906, Syracuse, KS 67878.
|May 1, 2021||Jeff Wilson Scholarship – Student must be involved in FFA or 4-H for two years. Submit the application to Melissa Wilson at the USD452 District office.|
|May 1, 2021||
Kansas Career Technical Workforce Grant – Recipients must enroll in a designated high demand, critical industry program at a designated Kansas educational institution.
Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship – Funding priority goes to eligible renewals and freshman.
Kansas National Guard Educational Assistance Program – Recipients must have at least one year remaining on their enlistment contract and after last semester of assisstance serve at least 24 months in the Kansas National Guard.
Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship – Recipients must secure a sponsor to fund up to half of the scholarship and provide full-time employmnet to the recipient after licensure. This scholarship has a service obligation.
Kansas State Scholarship – Eligible applicants would have received a letter stating they were designated by the Kansas Board of Regents as a Kansas State Scholar in their senior year at a Kansas high school.
Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship – Recipients have a service obligation to teach in an identified curriculum or an underserved geographic area one year for each year of funding.
|May 1, 2021||O’Brate Foundation Scholarship – The O’Brate Foundation invites youth with limited resources who are pursuing higher education to apply for a scholarship. Scholarships are based on financial need and range in size from $1,000 to $5,000 annually. These scholarships are renewable until the age of 25. Eligibility Criteria: Financial Need; Minimum of a 2.5 GPA; Full-time student; Drive and determination to succeed|
|May 4, 2021||Insuring Success Scholarship: This is a $250 scholarship that requires students to submit a one page essay on, “Who is the most influential person in your life that has helped ensure your success? Why?”. Submissions must be emailed to ksscholarships@
|May 7, 2021||Joshua B. Smith Memorial Athletic Scholarship – a senior who has a 3.5 GPA or better who has or is participating in any school sport activity|
|May 7, 2021||Johnson Rotary Scholarship – seniors graduating from Stanton County High School|
|May 15, 2021||Southwest Kansas Recreation Association – graduating senior from SW Kansas, involvement in recreation activities over the years.|
|May 24, 2021||B. Davis Scholarship – This Scholarship is available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any post secondary institution. To apply for this scholarship you will need to write an essay of less than 1000 words.|
|June 15, 2021||Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program – Criteria: have completed high school by Spring; Be enrolled in a 2 year or less career or technical degree/certificate program in Fall that will lead to employment; Attend a not-for-profit post-secondary institution; Demonstrate financial need; applicants must be Pell Grant eligible; Be under the age of 30; and Be a United States citizen. Application opens March 15.|
|June 30, 2021||El Dabe Ritter Scholarship – This scholarship is now available to any high school senior in the United States that desires to apply. More information can be found on our scholarship application. Application: https://www.
|July 31, 2021||Ponton Law Scholarship –
This scholarship is judged & awarded primarily on merit & need.