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    SCHOLARSHIP CLEARING HOUSES

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    Kansas ScholarShop

    Varies

    https://www.kansasstatetreasurer.com

    The Kansas ScholarShop connects Kansas students with educational scholarships through the Sallie Mae Scholarship Search engine.  Scholarship Search is a database of over 5 million nationally offered scholarships by a wide variety of private groups, organizations, and nonprofits.

    DUE IN SEPTEMBER

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    DANE G. HANSEN SCHOLARSHIP

    $6500 (renewable)

    Qualifying students will need to tell the Counselor of their intent to test.

    Scholarship Test Sign-Up:  End of October/Beginning of September

    Graduating students who have taken the ACT and have a minimum composite score of 21, have at least a 3.5 GPA, and will attend an accredited Kansas college.

    KANSAS TRACTOR CLUB SCHOLARSHIP

    $1000

    www.kansastractorclub.com/scholarship.htm

    Graduating senior who plans on attending a college or trade school, and can show how their degree can help in an ag related field.

    P.E.O. STAR SCHOLARSHIP

    $2500

    https://peostarscholar.squarespace.com/

    Graduating women with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and exhibit excellence in leadership, academics, extracurricular activities, community service, show potential for future success. 

    DUE IN OCTOBER

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    KANSAS BUFFALO ASSOCIATION (KBA) SCHOLARSHIP

    $1000

    http://www.kansasbuffalo.org/news.cfm?id=7

    The Kansas Buffalo Association is offering a $1000 scholarship to a high school senior or first-year college freshman who is involved in raising bison and/or is planning to pursue a career in an agriculturally related field.

     

     

    WSU - SCHOLARSHIP COMPETITIONS

    varies ($28,000 to $64,000)

    https://www.wichita.edu/admissions/undergraduate/dsi.php#

    High school seniors attending WSU in the fall 

    Complete ONE application and have over 150 application opportunities!  Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of career vision and goal, leader and community involvement and financial need. Some applicants will be selected based on a specific criteria requirement set by our partner organizations and communities. Applicants will be notified of their scholarship status in early June. 

    COCA-COLA 

    $20,000 to 150 recipients

    https://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/apply/

    The contest is open to any high school senior currently attending school in the U.S; U.S. Citizens; minimum 3.00 GPA

    The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors each year. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, and their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship. Current high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the United States (or select DoD schools); U.S. Citizens; U.S. Nationals; U.S. Permanent Residents; Refugees; Asylees; Cuban-Haitian Entrants; or Humanitarian Parolees; Anticipating completion of high school diploma at the time of application; Planning to pursue a degree at an accredited U.S. post-secondary institution; Carrying a minimum 3.00 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school.

    DAR GOOD CITIZENS SCHOLARSHIP

    $250 - $5000

    Counseling Center will Complete

    The scholarship is open to all senior class students enrolled in accredited public or private schools that are in good standing with their state boards of education.  The student selected as the school's DAR Good Citizen must have the qualities of dependability (which includes truthfulness, loyalty, and punctuality); service (which includes cooperation, courtesy, and consideration of others); leadership (which includes personality, self-control, and ability to assume responsibility); and patriotism (which includes unselfish interest in family, school, community and nation) to an outstanding degree.

    DUE IN NOVEMBER

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    DORIS AND RALPH KLOSE SCHOLARSHIP

    up to $20,000, covers the average cost of tuition books and fees during their junior and senior year

    Visit the Wichita State University website.

    High School Senior who has applied and been accepted to WSU, has a minimum 3.5 gpa, ACT Composite Score of 24 or higher, Top 10% of Class, and has declared a major in math or science teacher education program. 

    KANSAS STATE MASONIC PUBLIC SCHOOL ESSAY CONTEST

    1st place is $4000; 2nd place is $3000; 3rd place is $2000; 4th place is $1000; 4 honorable mentions of $500 each.

    https://kansasmasonic.foundation

    The contest is open to any junior or senior attending a Kansas public high school is eligible to participate in this essay contest. 

    The Kansas Masonic Foundation Board of Trustees awards almost $250,000 annually to college students and residents.  There are many scholarships available!  Visit the site for details.

    DUE IN DECEMBER

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    RURAL VOICES YOUTH CONTEST

    $850

    http://www.ncrpc.org/ruralvoices/

    The contest is open to any senior in high school who lives in and/or attends a public or private high school whose district falls within the primary 12-county NCPRC service area* — including the counties of Clay, Cloud, Dickinson, Ellsworth, Jewell, Lincoln, Marshall, Mitchell, Ottawa, Republic, Saline and Washington. Home school students in this same area may also enter.

    *A student is eligible to enter if any portion of their school district’s official boundaries falls within the 12-county NCRPC service area.

    The Rural Voices Contest is sponsored by the North Central Regional Planning Commission (NCRPC). The NCRPC is committed to advancing rural Kansas through comprehensive planning and development services. Its primary service area includes 12 counties and 83 cities in North Central Kansas.

    CRAZYGAMES

    $1500 

    http://crazygames.com/scholarship

    Who Should Apply:  The contest is open to any student in a computer science or any related computer education program.

    DUE IN JANUARY

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    SENIORADVICE.COM

    $2000

    https://www.senioradvice.com

    The scholarship is open to any senior who has acted as a caregiver for a family member or friend.  

    DUE IN FEBRUARY

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    EARL BANE SCHOLARSHIP

    $2500 (renewable)

      Fill out the scholarship application, resume, scholarship application, letters of reference, and official high school transcript with GPA and ACT scores need to be sent to Earl Bane Foundation, PO Box 21, Salina KS 67402-0201.

    NOTE:  Seniors, check your email for a link to the editable PDF application.

    Graduating students from Saline County, Kansas school, demonstrate a strong work ethic and enterprising potential, minimum of 2.5 GPA, and enrolled as a full-time student in an accredited institution of higher education within the state of Kansas.

     

    ENF ELKS LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP

    $4000

    When to Apply: After September 1st

    Application Deadline:  February 5, 2021 at 11:59am CTS.

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

    Graduating senior whose parent and grandparent are BOTH Elk members. 

    Legacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships available to children and grandchildren of Elks members.   Make sure to read all the application details!

    GREATER SALINA COMMUNITY FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

    $5000 distributed to several students

    http://gscf.org/scholarships/

    Scholarships are available for graduating high school seniors, undergraduates, graduate, medical and professional school students, and nontraditional students who are attending community colleges, four-year universities, career/technical schools, graduate, medical, or professional schools in the United States.

    JEANNE & GEORGE FRISBIE SCHOLARSHIP

    $1000 (renewable)

    http://gscf.org/jeanne-george-frisbie-scholarship/

    Applicants must be a student qualifying for graduation from Southeast of Saline High School, accepted to attend an accredited post-secondary educational institution as a full-time student,  has a cumulative GPA of 2.5 – 3.5 (on a 4.0 scale), be able to provide evidence of financial need, and be a hard-working student.

    The Jeanne & George Frisbie Scholarship was established to provide assistance to hard-working students from Southeast of Saline High School.

    ALMA OLSON & MICHAEL T. OLSON SCHOLARSHIP

    $?

    http://gscf.org/alma-olson-michael-t-olson-scholarship/

    Students planning to attend North Central Kansas Technical College to obtain a degree in one or more of the building trades.

    The Olson family lived and farmed in Cloud County, Kansas for many years.  Alma Olson raised four children – Michael, Mary, Viola and Gladys. At the age of 13, when his father died, Michael took responsibility for his family farm and helped his mother with the home and cousins who had come to live with them.  Michael was a skilled farmer and a generous man. The scholarship is intended for applicants who are planning to attend North Central Kansas Technical College and plan on obtaining a degree in one or more of the building trades (electrician, bricklayer, plumbing, heating and air conditioning, etc.).

    BOOKER T. WASHINGTON SCHOLARSHIP

    $500 (renewable)

    http://gscf.org/booker-t-washington-scholarship/

    African-American students with a 3.0 GPA who have graduated from a Saline County High School.

    The Booker T. Washington scholarship fund was started with the proceeds from the sale of the former Booker T. Washington Negro Center, located at 345 N. Front. It was designed for African American children and was founded as a private enterprise by Miss Janet Porter in 1939. After her death in 1943, the center was operated by the Porter family with aid from the Community Chest.  In 1978 the City completed construction of the Carver Center, and the Porter family felt the Booker T. Washington Center was no longer needed. They closed the center, donating all the equipment to the Carver Center, and the property was given to the YWCA. The Y sold the property and used the proceeds to establish the Booker T. Washington Scholarship Fund. 

    FLORENCE EVELYN WESTHOFF SCHOLARSHIP

    varies

    http://gscf.org/florence-evelyn-westhoff-scholarship/

    Graduating students with ties to the University United Methodist Church, Salina, KS.

    The Florence Evelyn Westhoff Scholarship was established to assist students with ties to the University United Methodist Church, Salina, KS.  Applicants should be connected with, but not necessarily member of, the University United Methodist Church (UUMC), Salina, Kansas, be Salina area residents eligible for graduation or a graduate from a Salina area high school, must be accepted to any accredited post-secondary institution, and must have financial need.

    FRANCES E. CURTIS NAACP SCHOLARSHIP

    varies

    http://gscf.org/frances-e-curtis-naacp-scholarship/

    Graduating students with ties to the NAACP-Salina.

    The Frances E. Curtis NAACP Scholarship was established to assist students with ties to the NAACP-Salina.  Applicants must be eligible for graduation or graduated from a high school located within Dickinson, Ottawa or Salina Counties, be accepted for admission to an accredited post-secondary institution, be active in or have a close family member active in NAACP-Salina, and have a minimum of 2.5 cumulative GPA.

    JEANNE B. MARTS SCHOLARSHIP

    $1000 minimum

    http://gscf.org/jeanne-b-marts-scholarship/

    Graduating students who will be majoring in elementary or secondary education.

    The Jeanne B. Marts Scholarship was established to provide assistance to Salina area students who are intending to major in elementary or secondary education.  Applicants should be a graduate from a Salina County High School, be in good standing, have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA, be involved in extracurricular activities, demonstrate leadership in school or community activities, and be accepted to an accredited college with an intended major of elementary or secondary education.

    JODY FREDRICKSON NURSING & HEALTH SCHOLARSHIP

    $500 minimum

    http://gscf.org/jody-fredrickson-nursing-health-scholarship/

    Graduating students who will be majoring in nursing or health related fields.

    The family and friends of Jody Fredrickson, desiring to continue her memory, established a scholarship to a student for the purpose of promoting continued education.  Preference is given to the nursing field, but all other health related fields will be considered. Applicants must plan to major in nursing or another health related field, be accepted for admission to qualified post secondary school, have a minimum 3.0 cumulative high school GPA, must have demonstrated respect for students and citizens of the school and community, must have demonstrated leadership through active participation in school and community activities, must show reverence and concern for life, and must have good school attendance.

    LINDA K. FREELAND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP

    varies

    http://gscf.org/linda-k-freeland-early-childhood-education-scholarship/

    Graduating students who will be majoring in early childhood education.

    The applicant must be a high school senior in good standing qualifying for graduation from Saline County, KS high school, must have a cumulative GPA between 2.5-3.5, and must be accepted to an accredited college with an intended major of early childhood education.

    MARCELLA DOWLING OAKES ART SCHOLARSHIP

    varies

    http://gscf.org/marcella-dowling-oakes-art-scholarship/

    Graduating students who will be majoring in art.

    The applicant must be graduating from a high school in Saline County, in good standing, have strong skills in drawing realism in nature using a 2D medium (relief art not accepted), and be pursuing a full-time secondary education in an art field.

    MARY OLSON & VIOLA GUSTAFSON SCHOLARSHIP

    varies

    http://gscf.org/mary-olson-viola-olson-gustafson-scholarship/

    Graduating students who will be attending Cloud County Community College majoring in nursing or a related medical field.

    Mary Olson and Viola Olson Gustafson were born and died in Cloud County, Kansas.  In between, during a time when nursing degrees were not yet heard of, these strong Kansas women trained in the art of nursing and spent their lives caring for others.  Applicants must be planning to attend Cloud County Community College, and be planning on obtaining a degree in nursing or a related medical field.

     

    ORPHA J. & ERNEST MILBRADT SCHOLARSHIP

    $500 (renewable)

    http://gscf.org/orpha-j-ernest-milbradt-scholarship/

    Graduating students who will be attending either Kansas State University or Kansas University.

    The Orpha J. & Ernest Milbradt Scholarship was established to assist students attending KSU or KU.  Applicants must attend either KSU or KU, have a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA, have participated with success in extracurricular school activities, and exhibit a strong sense of community involvement.

    AFA  LEADER AND ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

    at least $1600

    http://www.agfuture.org/

    Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA or higher, be 17-25, plan on attending a four-year institution within the U.S. or articulate plans to obtain a four-year degree, possess a passion for food and agriculture, and plan to pursue a career in the food and agriculture industry.

    AFA and its partners award annual scholarships to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students enrolled in agriculture and food-related degree programs across the U.S. Awards vary in amounts, but are at least $1,600 and include sponsorship to AFA Leaders Conference (worth $1,250). The only cost to the student is the time spent filling out the application and travel expenses to AFA Leaders Conference in Kansas City, Missouri.  

    DUE IN MARCH

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    AFA  LEADER AND ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIPS

    at least $1600

    http://www.agfuture.org/

    Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA or higher, be 17-25, plan on attending a four-year institution within the U.S. or articulate plans to obtain a four-year degree, possess a passion for food and agriculture, and plan to pursue a career in the food and agriculture industry.

    AFA and its partners award annual scholarships to graduating high school seniors and current undergraduate students enrolled in agriculture and food-related degree programs across the U.S. Awards vary in amounts, but are at least $1,600 and include sponsorship to AFA Leaders Conference (worth $1,250). The only cost to the student is the time spent filling out the application and travel expenses to AFA Leaders Conference in Kansas City, Missouri.  

    KACRAO SCHOLARSHIP

    $500

    https://www.kacrao.org/kacrao-scholarship

    High school seniors with a cumulative GPA of 3.25+, and who is attending a KACRAO member institution in Kansas.

    The Kansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (KACRAO) offers scholarships to reward students who have demonstrated quality leadership during their high school years. There are four $500 awards available each academic year, which may be used at KACRAO member institutions. The scholarships will be designated as follows; one per school type: four-year public, four-year private, community college, and technical college. The awards are not need-based and may be used in conjunction with other awards.

    KANSAS FARM  BUREAU SCHOLARSHIP

    at least $500

    https://www.kfb.org/Foundation-for-Agriculture/Scholarships

    High school seniors who are a Farm Bureau member in Kansas, enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited college or university in Kansas, majoring in the agricultural or related field of study.

    The Kansas Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture was formed in 1998 and since its inception, the foundation has awarded hundreds of thousands of dollars to provide scholarships and grants which fund programs and projects designed to help improve agriculture and the quality of life in rural Kansas. The three areas of emphasis and action are: 

    • Develop leaders who understand the importance of agriculture in making sure Kansas’ rural communities remain strong and vital

    • Educate Kansans (especially those who live in our cities and suburbs) about how agriculture plays such an important role in their daily lives

    • Provide scholarships for students who desire to pursue their life's work in agriculture

    Applicants must be a high school senior, be a member of Farm Bureau in Kansas, enrolled/planning to enroll in an accredited college or university in Kansas, and majoring in the agricultural or related field of study.

    DUE IN APRIL

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    DUE IN MAY

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    STATE OF KANSAS SCHOLARSHIPS

    varies

    https://www.kansasregents.org/students/student_financial_aid

    See website for Specifics

    The State of Kansas has several state-funded grants and scholarships available.  To include:

    •  Kansas Career Technical Workforce Grant 

    • Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship

    • Kansas Military Service Scholarship

    • Kansas National Guard Educational Assistance Program 

    • Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship

    • Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship

    • Kansas State Scholarship

    DUE OVER THE SUMMER

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