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.
Rudd Foundation Scholarship Applications accepted October 14-December 13, 2019 Full Ride to Emporia State, Fort Hays State, or Wichita State
  • Must be a US Citizen or a permanent resident.
  • Must be a resident of the state of Kansas and qualify for in-state tuition.
  • Must have a cumulative, unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • Graduating high school in 2020 and will enroll full-time in the Fall.
  • Demonstrated financial need (Pell-eligible).
  • Will attend either Emporia State, Fort Hays State, or Wichita State University.
Link
KLL Memorial Scholarship

of the

Kelly Lynn Lutz Foundation

January 10th

annually

$2,500

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
reference.
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.
Link
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
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.

Link

Brochure

Online Application

American Welding Society

Scholarships

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.

varies
  • 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.

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

applications will be accepted after April 1st

varies
  • 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
Application

Allen Community College Website

Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship May 1, 2020

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

varies

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.

Link
Kansas State Scholarship May 1, 2020

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

$1,000

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.

Link
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.
Link
Kansas Career Technical Workforce

Grant

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.
Link
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
Link
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 perform@bakerU.edu
  • 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