Scholarships- Local

 

Scholarship Name Application 
Deadline
Dollar Amount Awarded Details and Eligibility Link to Apply
Scholarships from organization in Olathe and the Greater Kansas City Area.
DST, DEED Foundation Cotillion 2019 September 30, 2018
$800
  • high school senior attending any school in the Kansas City metropolitan area
  • GPA of 2.5 or above on a 4.0 scale
  • submit an application packet
  • youth development and scholarship program for college -bound high school seniors
  • must successfully complete the Cotillion program
  • additional scholarships will be awarded for top performances in academics, community service, essay-writing, souvenir journal ad sales, formal presentation ticket sales, and overall participation in the Cotillion program.
Link
VFW’s Voice of Democracy Scholarship
Competition
 October 31st, 2018  $30,000
grand prize
 

  • All entries begin at the local VFW post level
  • students in grades 9-12 who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States and its territories.
Application
K-State Wabash Cannonball Scholarship

 

November 1, 2018
$2,500
  • 55 scholarships awarded
  • high school seniors admitted to K-State
  • complete KSU general scholarship application (due Nov. 1)   AND  complete the online Wabash CannonBall Scholarship application
  • incoming K-State freshman from the KC Metro area counties (KS:Johnson, Wyandotte; MO: Jackson, Cass, Clay or Platte)
  • must apply on-line
  • enrolled in 12 or more credit hours per semester at K-State
  • Min. Cum GPA 3.25
Link
Knight Essay Contest

Kansas City Sons of the American Revolution

December 31, 2018 Local: $400

State: up to $500

National: up to $5000

  • High School Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors
  • 800-1200 word essay
Link

2018-2019 Knight Essa...

2018-2019 Knight Poster

Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarship
 
February 8, 2019
$1,000
  • High School Senior employed with Hy-Vee who began employment on or before Sept. 15, 2018 OR a high school senior son or daughter of a full, regular, or part-time employee who has a minimum of six months of employment as of Sept. 15, 2018
Link
Letter
Olathe Lions Club

Ed Hamblin Memorial

Scholarship

February 25, 2019
$500

Five scholarships will be awarded

  • US Citizen
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 on 4.0 scale
  • Completed the ACT or SAT
  • Plan to enroll in accredited community college or four year college/university in a min. of 12 hours of academic credit
Application
Olathe Rotary Club

Scholarship

 

March 1, 2019
$1000
Five scholarships will be awarded.  One scholarship will be awarded to a  student from each of the five Olathe High Schools.
  • graduating senior
  • pursuing post secondary education
  • 4 or 2 year college OR trade school
  • demonstrated a commitment to community service
Application
Trails West Barbershop Harmony Chorus

Scholarship

 

March 1, 2019
$1000
  • graduating senior
  • involvement in some form of High School music
  • priority given to students pursuing music involvement in college
  • recommendation fo High School music teacher and additional character reference
  • If selected, must provide documentation of college enrollment
  • paid out 2nd semester of Freshman year
  • Submission requirement: letter of application addressing topics on scholarship information flyer and letters of reference
Scholarship Information Flyer
Olathe Junior Service League Scholarship
 
March 1, 2019
$1000

Five scholarships will be awarded.  One scholarship will be awarded to a  student from each of the five Olathe High Schools.

  • Recipients are determined based mainly on their community service involvement
Link

Application

Nellie Briggs Scholarship

Olathe Noon Lions

March 8, 2019
$500
Five scholarships will be awarded
  • Students must be pursuing a career in the medical field, preferably eye care (optometry, ophthalmology, etc.)
  • Student must demonstrate academic excellence and have financial need
  • graduating senior of Olathe School District
Paper Application
Rumbaugh Historical Oration Contest

Kansas City Sons of the American Revolution

March 16, 2019 Local: $500

State: up to $500

National: up to $5000

  • High School Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors
  • Prepare and present an original oration 5-6 minutes in length
  • Contest Dates 2019: Local-April 20th, State-May 4th, National-July 6-13
Link

2018 Oration Contest ...

2018-2019 Rumbaugh Po...

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