Scholarships – Kansas


Scholarship Name Application Deadline Amount Awarded Details and Eligibility Link to Apply
Scholarships from organizations in the state of Kansas.  Please visit your schools website for college specific scholarships.
Kansas State Department of Education Association of Educational Office Professionals Scholarship January 16, 2020 $300 The scholarship program is open to current Kansas High School, College, and/or Technical School students. Applicant must intend to continue his/her education in an education or business-related program. Applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of nine semester hours (at least half-time). Enrollment must be in an accredited post-secondary educational facility within the state of Kansas. Link
Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation


varies varies On the home page scroll to the bottom.  Enter “Kansas” as the “State of Residency” and then click “Search Scholarships” to see a list of foundation scholarships available to students living in Kansas.

The  requirements may vary between scholarships.

2020 Evergy/Haines-Weber Scholarship Program

Community Scholarships

business, finance, accounting, engineering, human resources, computer technology, communications/marketing or other similar career fields

February 15th, 2020 15 Awards available

$2,000 (renewable for an additional 3 years)


•Must be a Kansas or Missouri resident attending a Kansas or Missouri high school
•Must be an upcoming graduating high school senior
•Must enroll and maintain a full-time status in your degree program to receive scholarship award
•Must maintain a 2.5 GPA in your degree program


Pittsburg State University Department of Music Scholarships February 21, 2020 varies Qualified students may audition for scholarships on all wind, brass, percussion, woodwind, string and keyboard instruments, and voice. Music scholarship amounts are determined by the faculty of the area in which the student auditions.

PSU students (regardless of major) are also eligible to receive additional assistance in the form of Band Participation Awards, which are available for participation in the Marching and Pep Bands. Currently the awards are $400-winds; $500 drumline/colorguard; and $250-pep band. These athletic band awards are in addition to any scholarships awarded by the Department of Music to PSU students.



Online Application

2020 Evergy/Haines-Weber Scholarship Program

Craft Scholarships

linemen, power plant operators and wind energy technicians


March 1, 2020 Nine awards


$3,000 (renewable for one additional year)

• Must be a resident of Kansas or Missouri attending a Kansas or Missouri high school
•Must be an upcoming graduating high school senior
•Must be pursuing a degree in electric power and distribution, power plant technology, wind or renewable energy, industrial technology or other industry-related degrees
•Must be eligible to obtain a Commercial Drivers License (line worker scholarship only)
•Must enroll and maintain a full-time status in your degree program to receive scholarship award
•Must maintain a 2.5 GPA in your degree program
•If 18, must be willing to submit to a Motor Vehicle Record Check (drug free with no
DUI convictions)
•Females and minorities are urged to apply


American Welding Society


Welder Training Scholarships applications are accepted year-round and selections are made on a rolling basis until the District awards the designated funds for the year.  The current application cycle is open to students attending school or training prior to May 2020.

The deadline to apply for National, District, and Section Scholarships is March 1 annually.  Check back in December 2019 for the next application cycle.

  • National, District, and Kansas Section Scholarships available
  • For students pursuing careers in welding related fields

The AWS Foundation awards over $1 million annually to help students achieve their dreams through education. If you are currently enrolled in a welding program or a related field, then consider applying for our scholarships. Scholarships are available for students attending trade schools, community colleges, and four-year universities. Regardless of who you are, where you’re from, or what you aspire to be, receiving an AWS Foundation scholarship can be the extra push that helps you fulfill your goals.

Kansas Junior Golf Scholarship March 27, 2020 $1,500
  • Applicant must be a Kansas high school senior.
  • Applicant must be enrolling as a full-time student in an accredited Kansas college or university for the coming fall semester.
  • Applicant must have participated in high school golf or recognized junior golf programs, such as Kansas Junior Golf Association, Kansas Golf Association, Kansas Women’s Golf Association, AJGA, The First Tee, Wichita Junior Golf Foundation, Native American Junior Golf Association.
KWGA Memorial Scholarship March 27, 2020 $1,500
  • Applicant must be a Kansas high school senior enrolling as a full-time student, or the graduate of a Kansas high school and enrolled as a full-time student (12-credit hours or more per semester/term) for the coming fall semester/term at an accredited college or university.
  • Applicant must have participated in an interscholastic high school golf program or a recognized junior golf program such as the Kansas Women’s Golf Association, Kansas Golf Association, Kansas City Golf Association, American Junior Golf Association, The First Tee, Wichita Junior Golf Foundation or Native American Junior Golf Association.

Lang Diesel Inc.


Scholarship and Tool Allowance Program


April 1, 2020 Financial Assistance for both tuition and tools for qualified students entering a two-year diesel tech program.
  • Students must be willing to commit to a 36 month work term post-graduation
  • LDI will purchase the standard toolbox and tools listed on the program’s recommended tool list, up to $10,000
  • For semesters 2-4, LDI will pay up to 100% of students tuition depending on students GPA
  • Scholarship program is available to students attending a two-year diesel tech program only
  • Students who have started a two-year program are not eligible for the tool portion of the program, but eligible for the tuition portion if they have not started their final semester


Allen Community College Communication & Fine Arts Activity Scholarship April 1, 2020

applications will be accepted after April 1st

  • covers full-time tuition plus the loan of textbooks
  • students need not major in a discipline to be eligible for the scholarship
  • GPA of 3.5 or higher are eligible for additional financial awards

Allen Community College Website

Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship May 1, 2020

2020-2021 application window should open after January 1, 2020


This service obligation scholarship program provides financial assistance to both students pursuing bachelor’s degree programs and
currently licensed teachers pursuing endorsement in hard-to-fill disciplines or master’s degrees in hard-to-fill disciplines or either group
planning to teach (K-12) in an underserved geographic area in Kansas. Applicants must complete the FAFSA.
Applicants must be: a resident of the State of Kansas and attending a Kansas postsecondary institution; AND
a) Enrolled in a program leading to licensure as a teacher in an identified hard-to-fill discipline* or underserved geographic area ** OR
b) Currently licensed as a teacher enrolled in a course of instruction leading to endorsement in one of the hard-to-fill disciplines* or teach in one of the underserved geographic areas** in Kansas; OR
c) Currently licensed teachers enrolled in a program leading to a master’s degree in an identified discipline* or underserved area** This scholarship is not a resource for Counseling, Administration or Reading/Library Specialist degrees); AND
d) Complete the FAFSA and the State of Kansas Student Aid Application.

Kansas State Scholarship May 1, 2020

2020-2021 application window should open after January 1, 2020


To be eligible to apply for the Kansas State Scholarship, in your senior year of a Kansas high school you would have:
1. received a certificate stating that you completed the required curriculum AND
2. received a letter stating that you were designated as a Kansas State Scholar by the Kansas Board of Regents.

Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship May 1, 2020

2020-2021 application window should open after January 1, 2020

up to $1,850 1) ACT score of 21 or SAT of 1060 – 1090; or
2) Cumulative high school GPA of 3.00; or
3) High school rank in upper 33%; or
4) Completion of Kansas Scholars Curriculum; or
5) Selection by National Merit Corporation in any category; or
6) Selection by College Board as a Hispanic Scholar.
Kansas Career Technical Workforce


May 1, 2020

2020-2021 application window should open after January 1, 2020

up to $1,000 1. graduated from a Kansas high school accredited by the Kansas State Board of Education; or
2. obtained a Kansas State High School Diploma issued upon successful completion of the GED® Test; or
3. graduated from a Kansas home school program or a Kansas non-accredited private secondary school as defined and authorized pursuant to K.S.A. 72-53, 100 et.seq; and
4. are enrolled in or accepted for admission to an eligible career technical education program.
Emporia State University

Latino Legacy Scholarship

incoming 2020 students varies
  1. Applicants must be entering freshmen, transfer, or current students at Emporia State University
  2. Students of any major may apply
  3. Students applying must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better.
  4. Attach an academic transcript.
  5. 500-word essay addressing what impact the Latino Legacy Scholarship will have on your life as a student of Emporia State University and on your future. Include previous experiences with and contributions to the Hispanic Community.
  6. Must be of Hispanic decent
University of Saint Mary-Leavenworth

De Paul Scholars Program

 incoming 2020 freshman  varies
  • Kansas Resident
  • 18 ACT score and 2.5 GPA
  • Pell Grant Eligible
  • Incoming 2019 Freshman
  • Full Pell Grant eligibility required for each year receive funds from De Paul Scholars program
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Baker University

Music Scholarships

Theatre Scholarships


ongoing varies
  • 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 Link

Baker Application

Northwest Missouri State University varies varies Out of State Students can get in-state rates based on GPA and ACT score Link
Butler Community College-General varies varies varies Link
KLL Memorial Scholarship

of the

Kelly Lynn Lutz Foundation

January 10th



renewable up to four years

1. Lost the life of at least one parent (biological or not) to cancer before
the age of 22.
2. Be a US citizen and live in Kansas or Missouri.
3. Attend a 2- or 4-year (minimum) higher education establishment.
4. Have an interest in education, arts, environment, math, or science.
5. Show service involvement in the community, church, school, or other
non-curricular activity.
6. Indicate financial need.
7. Submit the completed application, including personal essay and
8. Submit a copy of the parent’s death certificate.
9. Submit a current picture of yourself and a family picture that includes
the deceased parent.


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Written By: ccherryirc Date posted: January 23, 2018