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.
Horatio Alger Endowment Fund October 25th, 2018 $10,000
  • Be enrolled full time as a high school senior in the United States; be progressing normally toward graduation in spring/summer of 2019 with plans to enter a college in the United States no later than the fall following graduation
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a bachelor’s degree at an accredited non-profit public or private institution in the United States (students may start their studies at a two-year institution and then transfer to a four-year institution)
  • Demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income is required)
  • Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities
  • Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Maintain a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.0; and
  • Be a United States citizen
Tradition of Caring Mortuary Science Scholarhip Program October 26, 2018 $500-$3500
  • Must be a graduating high school senior who intends to enroll in a mortuary science program.
  • Must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours or 18 quarter hours in a program of mortuary science education at an institution accredited with the ABFSE for the semester for which the scholarship will be applied.  Part-time students may be eligible for a partial scholarship award of $500
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States.
  • Applicants must complete the online application and upload high school transcripts (if applicable), letters of recommendation and essay.


Kansas Masonic

Public School

Essay Contest

November 1, 2018
  • $4,000 1st place
  • $3,000 2nd place
  • $2,000 3rd place
  • $1,000 4th place
  • $500 to four Honorable Mentions
  • Any Junior or Senior attending a Kansas tax-supported public high school is eligible.
  • Contact any Kansas Masonic Lodge, Kansas Mason, or your counselor for information.
  • Essays will be judged on originality, research, and development of the topic.
Vanier Family Scholarship

for an

Teacher Education Major at

Kansas Wesleyan University

November 1, 2018 $20,000

renewable, 4-year scholarship

  • High School Senior
  • Education major planning to attend Kansas Wesleyan University
  • Attend the Albert Nelson Teacher Education Day at KWU on Nov. 1, 2018
  • 3.0 high school GPA
  • 21 ACT or equivalent


Doris and Ralph Klose


Wichita State



November 1, 2018 Up to $20,000
  • Be a current high school senior
  • Have a minimum high school GPA of 3.50 or
  • Have a minimum ACT composite score of 24 or a 1160 on the SAT or
  • Be in the top 10% of your class
  • Declare a major in a math or science teacher education program
  • Admitted to Wichita State University
  • Doris and Ralph Klose Scholars Day: Nov. 16th 10am-2pm
Scholarship Application


Wichita State Univ. Admissions Application

Washburn University

Leadership Institute


November 30, 2018 $1,000 (renewable)
  • High School minimum GPA 3.0
  • ACT minimum score 24
  • Participate in the Washburn University Leadership Institute
  • Completed application, resume, essay, and two letters of recommendation must be submitted



RUDD Foundation 2018 Scholarship December 14, 2018 20 scholarships available

4 year award

  • designed to pay any remaining costs after all other grants, scholarships and financial awards
  • Minimum GPA 3.0 (unweighted)
  • US Citizen or a permanent resident
  • resident of the state of Kansas and qualify for in-state tuition
  • Graduating in 2019 and will enroll full-time in the Fall of 2019
  • Demonstrated financial need (Pell-eligible)
  • Must be admitted and will attend either Emporia State, Fort Hays State, or Wichita State University


Acacia Leadership Scholarship

Kansas State University

December 17th, 2018

Late applications will be accepted until Jan 7th at 5:00pm, but applications received on or before December  17th  will be given priority and special consideration.



  • one time award
  • incoming male freshmen at the Kansas State University Manhattan campus
  • display excellence in academics, motivation for personal success, and an interest in studying the principles of leadership
  • must provide proof of enrollment at KSU in Manhattan by September 1, 2019


Kansas Masonic Scholarships

General Scholarships

Technical or Community/Junior College Scholarships

Legacy Scholarship



March 15, 2019 $1,000 to 4 yr

in state university/college

$500 to 2 yr

in-state technical or community colleges

  • applications open December 1st
  • General Scholarship
    • Kansas residents who elect to attend ESU, FHSU, KSU, PSU, KU, Washburn, WSU
    • Kansas residents who elect to attend select Kansas community colleges and technical schools (see website for complete list)
  • Legacy Scholarship open to:
    • A Kansas Mason
    • Son or Daughter of a Kansas Mason
    • Member of DeMolay International for at least 2 years
    • Member of International Order of Rainbow Girls for at least 2 years
    • Member of Job’s Daughter International for at least 2 years


Cynthia Ruth Russell Scholarship March 15, 2019 $5,000
  • applications open December 1st
  • Kansas residents who have a medically approved disability


Allen Community College Communication & Fine Arts Activity Scholarship April 1st preferred

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

University of Saint Mary-Leavenworth

De Paul Scholars Program

 incoming 2019 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


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Written By: ccherryirc Date posted: January 23, 2018