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February  

February 1, 2020

Community Foundation of Southwest Kansas
numerous scholarship programs are available to assist qualified applicants offset costs of higher education at accredited institutions (Application available Dec. 1)

February 7, 2020

KSCPA-KS Society of CPAs
Accounting majors - Open to college upperclassmen

February 14, 2020

LULAC National Scholarship Fund
Hispanic student, planning to attend college, US citizen

February 15, 2020

HISPANIC SCHOLARSHIP FUND
HSF Awards over 150 types of scholarships. They Provide access to internships &
mentoring opportunities. HSF Connects scholars with other organizations

February 15, 2020

Gas Capital Scholarship
3.3 GPA; must be enrolled as a full time students; must be a resident of Finney, Grant, Greeley, Hamilton, Haskell, Kearney, Morton, Seward, Stanton, or Stevens county (See counselor for applications)

February 15, 2020

American Legion Scholarships
several scholarships available in a variety of areas: nursing, music, baseball, athletics; Some assist children of American Legion members. 3.0 GPA

February 15, 2020

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, 2020

Access To Academic Opportunity Grant Application (AAOG)
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 the counselor for application)

February 15, 2020

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, 2020

Westar Energy Lineman Scholarship
KS resident, graduating high school senior or equivalent, if selected, attend mandatory one-day climbing camp

February 15, 2020

Westar Energy Power Plant Operator Scholarship
KS resident, graduating high school senior or equivalent, if selected, attend mandatory one-day skills test camp

February 24, 2020

Leoti FFA Scholarship
active member in local Leoti FFA chapter; see Dr. Fairchild for more info

February 28, 2020

KHERF (Kansas Hospital Education & Research Foundation)
application must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a course of study leading to a certificate, degree, or credential in nursing, future faculty, other health care, health care administration, human resources, health information technology
March  

March 1, 2020

American Chemical Society Scholars Program
Be a US citizen; be a graduating high school senior or colloege freshman, sophomore or junior

March 1, 2020

KU Jerry Bailey Scholarship Fund
first-generation student with financial need; students will academic success personal motivation; participated in KU CEOP Program

March 1, 2020

Frontier Ag, Inc.
Seniors with GPA of 3.0; Parents members of Frontier Ag; essay (Can be renewed)

March 1, 2020

Kansas Farm Bureau Association Scholarships
variety of colleges have eligibility; ag related field; preference will be given to Farm Bureau members

March 1, 2020

Ralph & Bessie Gropp Memorial Scholarship
students pursuing careers in education or medicine

March 5, 2020

Cargill Global Scholarship
academic achievement, community involvement; first or second year college student

March 6, 2020

Albert Lee Wright, Jr. Memorial Migrant Scholarship
graduating migrant students

March 6, 2020

Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association
Kansas high school graduating senior or current undergraduate student enrolled in a Kansas 4-year university, community college or votechnical school; Planning to or currently majoring in: agronomy, crop science, ag engineering, professional ag-chemical application or a related field of study; Self-starters, excellent academic standing, good school and community citizens, and strong desire to continue their education

March 6, 2020

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 6, 2020

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 13, 2020

Herb Clutter Scholarship
seniors pursuing careers in agriculture; must plan to be a full-time student at any two or four year, Kansas college or university

March 13, 2020

Hutchinson News Future Journalist
Enrolled in journalism, photojournalism, or communications program; 3.0GPA

March 15, 2020

Glenn Lygrisse/KACRAO Scholarship
senior at a Kansas high school, GPA of 3.25+, minimum ACT of 22.

March 15, 2020

Kansas Masonic Foundation
various criteria for the four different kinds of scholarships

March 15, 2020

Golden Plains Credit Union Scholarship
applicant must be a member of Golden Plains Credit Union and be enrolled in or plan to enroll as a full-time student at a university, junior college or trade school in the fall

March 23, 2020

Wichita County Health Center Scholarship
pursuing a medical profession

March 30, 2020

Kansas County Clerks' and Election Officials' Association
scholarships are limited to students who intend to attend a Kansas college; majoring in political science, business or communications and are a high school senior with a 3.0 GPA or a freshman or sophomore in college who will complete a minimum of 12 credit hours in college with a 3.0 GPA Application instructions

March 28, 2020

Luke Schemm--Live the Legacy Scholarship
Online starting this year! Open to seniors in the Sharon Springs regional area; Essay required

March 27, 2020

Kansas Junior Golf Scholarship & KWGA Memorial Scholarship
academic scholarship, student must have participated in golf activities, including high school golf. Must attend college in Kansas.

March 30, 2020

KJIL/KHYM Scholarship
seniors enrolling at a Christian college or university

March 31, 2020

Extreme Fowl
GPA 3.0, renewable
April  

April 1, 2020

Ruth B Sayre Scholarship
applicant must be a woman & US citizen

April 1, 2019

Tasker Family Scholarship
Seniors with 3.0 GPA; Essay required; Emphasis on community involvement and participation

April 1, 2020

Wichita County Outdoorsmen Scholarship
Requires community involvement; seniors attending KS schools

April 1, 2020

GAP Student Ministry Scholarship
Seniors attending GAP & a local church; 3.0 GPA

April 1, 2020

Heavy Equipment Parts Scholarship
Currently in high school. college or university; be at least 16 years of age

April 1, 2020

Wiles Family FFA Scholarship
active FFA member for at least 2 years and demonstrate leadership abilities; maintain a GPA of at least 2.5 (certified by the school counselor); enroll at Kansas State University with a declared major in an agricultural field

April 1, 2020

James E. Hayes Memorial Scholarship
Open to seniors that plan to enroll at NWTech in Goodland

April 1, 2020

Kansas Horse Council Foundation
are current members of the KHC, have a history in the equine industry (4H, Kansas High School Rodeo, FFA, etc.) 3.0 GPA

April 1, 2020

Beef Empire Days
plan to further their education full-time in an agriculturally related field
  Jim Johnson Scholarship
seniors pursuing a career in one of the physical sciences (Meteorology, Chemisty, Physics, Astronomy, Geology, Hydrology, or Oceanography) or a teaching profession in the physical sciences

April 1, 2020

KSIA (Kansas Seed Industry Association) Scholarship
Seniors planning to attend college in KS and study an ag-related field

April 15, 2017

Joan Ayers Musicians Scholarship
graduating seniors; musical skills (vocal and instrumental) that have been shared in extracurricular school activities and community activities

April 15, 2020

Steve Harper Memorial Scholarship
seniors attending a Kansas college and majoring in either a natural resources or photography curriculum

April 15, 2020

Dean & Dorothy Harbin Scholarship
express financial need; completes application by deadline

April 15, 2019

Wichita Cty 4-H Council Academic Scholarship
belong to Wichita Cty 4-H for 5 consecutive years

April 30, 2020

10 Words or Less Scholarship
Anyone who is between 14-25 attending school

April 30, 2020

Review It Scholarship
Be attending college or university no later than Sept 2018; GPA 2.5 and plan on attending a school in the US

April 30, 2020

Pat Josephson Memorial Scholarship
GPA 2.0 or above; financial need; 95% HS attendance for 4 years (verified by the JSHS Office)
May  

May 1, 2019

Spencer Flight & Education Center Scholarship
students ages 17-24 interest in pursuing their private pilot's license

May 1, 2019

John F. and Mary L. Herndon Trust Scholarship
has financial need; fully completes the application with an official transcript by the deadline

May 1, 2018

Leoti Rodeo Scholarship
has overall GPA of 2.5 or above; resides in Wichita Cty or attending WCHS

May 1, 2019

O'Brate Foundation Scholarship
based on financial need, 2.5 GPA minimum, full-time students for fall, determination to succeed.

May 1, 2019

Joyce Blau Memorial Scholarship
WC 4-H member for 5 years (in the hall)

May 1, 2019

Melvin J. Gilmore Scholarship
GPA 3.2 or above; majoring in educational field

May 1, 2018

Knights of Columbus Scholarship
GPA 2.5 or above; planning to attend a post-secondary institution in the fall following graduation

May 1, 2017

Ringneck Renegades Chapter #467: Pheasants Forever Scholarship
graduating from WCJSHS; will be enrolling in a vocational technical school or college, community college or a 4-year college

May 1, 2019

Security State Bank
graduating senior that plans to attend any type of additional schooling after high school; completes the application and submits to the bank by the due date (requires interview with and bank employee initials)

May 1, 2020

Western State Bank
GPA 2.0 or above; financial need; former WCHS graduates that are prior recipients of this scholarship may reapply

May 1, 2020

Wichita County Family and Consumer Extension Council Scholarship
WCHS graduating senior or former graduates majoring in Family and Consumer Science and/or Allied Health Field

May 1, 2020

Kansas Board of Regents Scholarships
various scholarships available; Kansas Career Technical Workforce Grant, Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship, Kansas Military Service Scholarship, Kansas National Guard Educational Assistance Program, Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship, Kansas State Scholarship, Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship, State of Kansas Student Aid Application. Apply online

May 15, 2018

Southwest Kansas Recreation Association Scholarship
Open to seniors in the service area.

May 31, 2020

LM Scholarship
Be currently enrolled or expect to be enrolled in a degree program by Sept 2020; Have a 3.0 GPA and answer the essay question prior to submission deadline

May 31, 2020

PB&J Scholarship
College bound seniors attending a 2-yr or 4-yr college in the fall
June  

June 1, 2020

Wichita County Community Foundation Upper Classman and Graduate Scholarship (For College Junior, Serniors or Post-Graduate Students)
college transcript with at least 60 college credit hours completed; declaration of major; completion of the application by the due date (form available online)

June 1, 2017

Aspiring Fashion Professional
interested in pursuing a fashion degree

June 1, 2017

Aspiring Animation Professional
interested in pursuing an animation career path

June 1, 2017

Aspiring Business Professional
interested in pursuing a business degree

June 1, 2019

KAFCE
open to student attending or planning to attend a 2-year or 4-year Kansas school to pursue a career in the Family and Consumer Sciences or field related.

June 1, 2019

KAFCE - Joann Newby Adult Education Grant
open to adults wishing to "reenter" the labor force, move to a higher level job or to a job in a more highly skilled field (See Mrs. Brown for an application)

June 1, 2016

Kansas Masonic Foundation Scholarships
various available based on GPA, financial need, and post-secondary plans (Applications open in January 2016! Apply early in 2016)

June 2, 2017

Got a Spine Scholarship
Attend college full-time; GPA 2.5

June 12, 2017

Abbott & Fenner Scholarship
available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution. Essary required.

June 15, 2017

Horatio Alger Association (Career & Technical Scholarship)
seniors pursuing education at community college or technical school in Fall 2017

June 15, 2017

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship
Attend post-secondary institution in Fall of 2017; Submit a short story

June 19, 2017

BigSun Scholarship
all student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post-secondary institute. Short essay required

June 30, 2020

Jim Kinkaid Scholarship
Current senior in HS; Expected to be enrolled by Fall of 2020 at K-State
   
See Mrs. Brown in the Counselor's Office for more information and/or applications for the Italicized Scholarships.
Highlighted scholarships need to be returned to Mrs. Brown