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OCTOBER  
October 25, 2018 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, 2018

Student Champion Application

The ACT Student Champion is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and a plan in place.

  • High school seniors who have overcome challenges and can articulate their education and/or career actions
  • At a minimum, students must have a composite ACT score of 22 on a single test date OR a Gold ACT® WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificate®

Students will fill out their own applications.

*Applicants must be members of the graduating class of 2019 who have taken the ACT. 

NOVEMBER  
November 1, 2018 Kansas State University Scholarship Application – KSU priority deadline for scholarship applications. 
November 15, 2018 Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship Program – students are judged on the basis of ther scholastic aptitude, leadership abilities and financial need. 
November 15, 2018 The Hagen Scholarship Foundation - financial assistance need, 3.5 GPA or higher, ACT of 23 or higher
November 15, 2018 James Cox Student Photography Scholarships – high school student should have taken at least one photography or related art class.
November 30, 2018 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.
November 30, 2018 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.
November 30, 2018 Sixt Scholarship Program – be a graduating senior and have a minimum 3.7 GPA
November 30, 2018 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  
December 14, 2018 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 8
December 17, 2018 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, 2018 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
JANUARY JANUARY
January 4, 2019 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
January 7, 2019 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.
January 28, 2020 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.
January 15, 2019 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.
January 18, 2018 RMHC/ HACER Scholarship -- The scholarship provides financial assistance to graduating Hispanic high school students to fulfill their dreams of pursing a higher education. Students are selected based on demonstrated academic achievement, financial need, and community involvement.
FEBRUARY FEBRUARY
February 1, 2019 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. 
February 1, 2018 Phi Kappa Theta Man of Faith Scholarship  – Incoming male freshman at Kansas State University who exemplify men that place leadership and academics in the forefront of their everyday lives. Not required to join the fraternity.   
February 6, 2019 America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarship
  1. 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.
  2. Apply at https://www.ffa.org/scholarships
  3. 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.
February 1, 2019 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.
February 1, 2019 Kansas Kiwanis Foundation - looking for students with academic and service. Be sure to
follow instruction sheet when filling out this scholarship. Kiwanis Scholarship Instructions
February 1, 2019 Seaboard Foods Community Scholarship Program – graduating high school seniors who are graduating from communities where Seaboard Foods operates. 
February 1, 2019 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.
February 1, 2019 Seaboard Technical Career Scholarship – technical school students who are enrolled full-time and studying one of the approved areas. 
February 1, 2019 National FFA Organization – scholarships for college. FFA member and non-member.
February 4, 2019 McDonald’s HACER National Scholarship – Requirements are:
  • You’re a high school senior
  • You’re a legal U.S. resident
  • You’re younger than 21 years old
  • You carry a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • You’re eligible to attend a two- or four‑year college or university with a full-time course of study
  • You’ll disclose other scholarship programs that you’ve applied for
  • You’ll enroll and attend an accredited institution in the academic year after your selection (verification needed, as scholarship funds are paid directly to the schools)
  • You have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage
February 15, 2019 Helium Litigation Scholarship – Requirements; Reference Form; List of Approved Majors 
February 15, 2019 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, 2019 American Legion Scholarships – Lots of scholarsips available. Some are to assist children of American Legion members. 3.0 
February 15, 2019 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, 2019 Access To Academic Opportunity Grant Application – Academic achievement in high school, leadership and academic potential, personal and family background, and the overall ability of the applicant to contribute to a diverse, productive and qualified student body at Fort Hays State University. See Ms. Howard for application.
February 15, 2019 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, 2019 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, 2018 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, 2019 Great Plains Association for College Admission Counseling (GPACAC) Scholarship – GPA 3.0; ACT 21-28; attending high school in KS, NE, or OK.
February 18, 2019 FRS Scholarship Program - available to graduating high school seniors in the
Pioneer Communications service area. Writable .pdf Application
February 28, 2019 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 MARCH
March 1, 2019 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 1, 2019 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 8, 2019 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.
March 15, 2019
 
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, 2019 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, 2019 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, 2019 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, 2019 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 15, 2019 KACRAO Scholarship – senior at a Kansas high school, GPA of 3.25+
March 19, 2019 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. 
March 29, 2019 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, 2019 Kansas County Clerks' and Election Officials' Association Scholarship – students who major in Journalism, Political Science, Communications, or Business; have a 3.0 GPA.
March 29, 2019 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, 2019 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, 2019 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, 2019 Dairy Max, Inc Scholarship – Eligible Applicants must meet each the following requirements:
  1. Reside in the geographic territory served by Dairy MAX which includes Colorado, southwest Kansas, Montana, New Mexico, western Oklahoma, Texas and Wyoming.
  2. Graduating high school senior or undergraduate student currently enrolled in a junior college or 4-year college program.
  3. Must be one of the following:
    - Child of dairy producer
    - Child of dairy farm employee
    - FFA or 4-H dairy show participant your junior or senior year in high school
APRIL APRIL
April 1, 2019 Southwest Kansas Ringnecks – (Pheasants Forever) – graduating seniors from Stanton County High School.
April 1, 2019 Beef Empire Days, 2019 Scholarship Program – high school seniors who plan to further their education full-time in an agriculturally related field. 
April 1, 2019 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, 2019 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, 2019 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 Ms. Howard.
April 6, 2019 St. Bernadette of Lourdes Knights of Columbus – graduating seniors from Stanton County High School
April 13, 2019 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, 2019 First United Methodist Church, Johnson, KS – scholarship application for graduating seniors
April 15, 2019 Jim Johnson Scholarship – 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 19, 2019 First National Bank Scholarship – must have a checking or savings account at First National Bank. 
April 26, 2019 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. Hand this scholarship in to Melissa Wilson at USD 452 District Office.
April 26, 2019 Charles Wilhelm Memorial Scholarship – must be graduating from Stanton County High School, scholarship is awarded based upon fine arts, performing arts or industrial arts participation, financial need, behavior and attendance.  Three $500 scholarships will be awarded : One for Creative Arts, one for Performing Arts and one for Industrial Arts
April 30, 2019

Eveleigh Charitable Trust Scholarship – high school seniors graduating Spring 2019. Return application to Gale and Gale Attorneys, PO Box 906, Syracuse, KS 67878.

  MAY
May 1, 2019 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.
May 1, 2019 Southwest Riders Lee Orosco Memorial Scholarship Application – $500 scholarship in memory of Lee Orosco.
May 1, 2019

Kansas Board of Regents Scholarships: Check out the equirements for each scholarship here.

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, 2019 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, 2019 Johnson Rotary Scholarship – seniors graduating from Stanton County High School
May 4, 2018 Insuring Success ScholarshipThis 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@insuringsuccess.com 
May 15, 2019 Southwest Kansas Recreation Association – graduating senior from SW Kansas, involvement in recreation activities over the years. 
May 24, 2019 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
June 15, 2019 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.

 

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