Scholarships- Local


Scholarship Name Application 
Dollar Amount Awarded Details and Eligibility Link to Apply
Scholarships from organization in Olathe and the Greater Kansas City Area.
Kansas City Chapter of Executive Women International (EWI)



March 22, 2019
  • Must plan to pursue a degree at an accredited post-secondary institution
  • Have a demonstrated financial need
  • Have a minimum 3.00 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Have contributed to their community as demonstrated by their involvement in extra-curricular activities, work, religious, or volunteer activities
  • Note, when applicants fill out the online application, every field has to have an entry in order for applicants to go on to the next section.  If something doesn’t apply to the applicant, enter “None or N/A”
  • Applicant can start the application and go back later and work on it some more, up until the deadline.  The scholarship committee would like for applicants to submit it each time so that the committee can see the application and can let the applicant know if they can’t read something or the applicant needs to change something.
Information Letter
2019 AKA-Upsilon Rho Omega Chapter Scholarship March 25, 2019
  • Kansas City metropolitan area high school senior
  • attending a four-year college or university in the fall of 2019
2019 Friends of the Olathe Public Library Curtis Gilmore Memorial Scholarship March 28, 2019 at 4:30pm
1. The applicant must be a senior who will graduate in May of the year the scholarship is awarded.
2. The applicant must have completed a minimum of 100 hours of volunteer service to the Olathe libraries from the summer before the applicant entered eighth grade through February 28, 2019.
3. Any applicant that has been dismissed from the volunteer program is ineligible.
4. The recipient may use the money at any school of higher learning: i.e., state, private or technical schools – all are acceptable.
Olathe Sunrise Kiwanis Club Scholarship April 3, 2019
  • Senior/Graduate of an Olathe High School
  • overall GPA that reflects scholastic competence in all courses
  • participation and leadership in school activities, social concerns, and religious participation
Gear For Sports

2019 Scholarship

April 10,2019
1. Minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale during their junior and senior years.
2. Must provide letters of recommendation from their school and other activities.
3. Type a 250 word essay on how you will “Make a Difference” after graduation from college.
4. Focus will be on both school and non-school activities.
Johnson County Old Settlers Scholarship
April 10, 2019
1-$2,000 to a Vetran’s child
  • Johnson County area High School Seniors
  • Application must be mailed to Pam Kasberger, 14712 South Village, Olathe KS 66062
National Council of Jewish Women

Greater Kansas City Section



April 15, 2019


  • available to all seniors in the Greater Kansas City area regardless of race, religion, or gender
  • selection based on grades and ACT scores
  • must demonstrate financial need
Arts Inspired Network Student Inspire Scholarship April 20, 2019


AIN scholarships are designed for students that are aspiring to greater artistic development. AIN supports local students in  summer camps or intensives in many different areas of the arts in different locations. Link
Olathe Junior Service League March 1, 2020


One scholarship awarded to a student at each of the five high schools

This scholarship is for Olathe High School Seniors.  Recipients are determined based mainly on their community service involvement. Application


Baker University

Music Scholarships

Theatre Scholarships




  • scholarships available for music majors and nonmusic majors
  • plan to audition early
  • schedule audition by calling 785.594.8478 OR emailing
  • recipients must be accepted for admission to Baker
Music Link
Theatre LinkBaker Application
Metropolitan Community College varies


see individual scholarship listings
Bloch Scholarship Link
Donnelly College varies


see individual scholarship listings
Hispanic Development Fund varies


HDF’s post-secondary partners help foster HDF’s mission by matching the scholarships that HDF awards. See Flyer link for more information on matching opportunities and a list of post-secondary partners.
Northwest Missouri State University
Out of State Students can get in-state rates based on GPA and ACT score
Greater Kansas City Community Foundation varies varies Website lists over 100 scholarship opportunities. Link




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Written By: teddyirc Date posted: September 9, 2016