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LOCAL SCHOLARSHIPS

        • Kansas Seed Industry Association Scholarship

        Two individuals will be chosen to receive $1,000 scholarships in the spring of 2020 from the Kansas Seed Industry Association. Selection will be made by the KSIA Scholarship Committee and will be based on criteria established by the Association.

        Students applying for a KSIA scholarship must be seeking a degree in Agronomy, Ag Education, Ag Econ/Business, Ag Communications, Grain/Milling Science, Ag Technology, Ag Farm Management or Horticulture. Students must be planning to attend a college or university in Kansas. Both high school seniors and current college students may apply. Beyond those requirements, the recipients will be chosen from information and recommendations provided on the scholarship applications.

        Applications are due in the KSIA office by 5 p.m. April 1, 2019.

        Visit the link below for details.

        Kansas Seed Industry Scholarship.pdf

        • Kansas Association of Plant Facility Scholarships

        Kansas Association of Plant Facility Directors (KADPF) is offering 16 scholarships this year valued at $2,000 each.

        In order to qualify, a parent or guardian must work for an educational facility in Transportation, Food, Custodial, Grounds or Maintenance Services. There will be 12 Academic Awards and 4 Technical Awards.

        Deadline for these scholarships: 2/15/2020.

        For more information on the visit: http://kadpf.org/scholarships/

        • Military Dependents 

        Scholarship Opportunities If you're the child or dependent of a military service member and you're looking for a way to fill the financial gap in college tuition, check out the following scholarship opportunities at: https://www.nitrocollege.com/blog/ultimate-guide-military-dependent-scholarships

        • Kansas Crime Stoppers Association Scholarship 

        Deadline is March 16, 2020 See the attachment below for full details.

        Kansas Crime Stoppers Assoc. Scholarship.pdf

        • Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Scholarship

        Please find links for Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association’s 2020-2021 scholarships awarded to graduating Kansas high school seniors and current college students.
        Deadline for applications is March 6, 2020. **Only ONLINE applications will be accepted.
        See the direct links below. Scholarship information page: https://www.ksagretailers.org/scholarship-program/
        General KARA scholarship: https://www.ksagretailers.org/scholarship-program/scholarship-application/

        • Kansas Financial Scholars Essay Scholarship 

        The Office of the State Bank Commissioner, the Kansas Insurance Department, and its division, the Office of the Kansas Securities Commissioner are sponsoring an essay contest to award up to five scholarships to Kansas high school seniors who, through school course, independent study, and personal experience, have gained an understanding of money management and can demonstrate that knowledge and the importance it will have in their future.
        Attached is a flyer and the official rules for the Financial Scholars Essay Scholarship contest.
        Please note that entry forms and essays must be submitted by April 1, 2020.
        All information, including the entry form is available at scholarship.osbckansas.org
        KS Financial Scholars Essay Scholarship RULES.pdf
        KS Financial Scholars Essay Scholarship.pdf

        • Foundation for Rural Service Scholarship 

        FRS strongly supports the continuing education of rural youth. In addition to the FRS general sholarships, other "named" scholarships are available for qualifying graduating high school seniors.
        For more information see the attachment below and visit the link at:
        www.FRS.org/student


        Foundation for Rural Service Scholarship.pdf

        • ARMY-Kansas National Guard Scholarships 

        Several military scholarship opportunities are available. See the details for each posting for specific links, application forms, application deadlines, and other important information.

        Minuteman Scholarship.pdf

        STAMMSLRP.pdf

        Medical Field Scholarships.pdf

        • Kansas Grain and Feed Association Scholarship 

        Kansas Grain and Feed Association is offering scholarships to deserving Kansas high school students who are interested in studying an agricultural-related field in college.
        Deadline to apply: March 6, 2020.
        Kansas Grain and Feed Association scholarship information: https://www.ksgrainandfeed.org/scholarship-program/
        Kansas Grain and Feed Association scholarship application: https://www.ksgrainandfeed.org/scholarship-program/kgfa-scholarship-application/

        • Better Business Bureau's Student of Integrity Award Scholarship 

        Three high school seniors from the Kansas Plains will each be granted $2,000 college scholarships. Deadline is March 6, 2020.
        The application guide/complete instructions/and required forms can be accessed at: www.bbb.org/kansas-plains
        Also see the link below for details.

        Better Business Bureau Scholarships.docx

        • Kansas Golf Foundation Scholarships 

        Kansas Golf Foundation has several types of scholarships available for students attending a Kansas college or university, including community colleges. Application Deadline is March 27, 2020.
        See the link below for detailed information or visit: info@kansasgolffoundation.org

        Kansas Golf Foundation Scholarship.pdf


      • Great Plains Association Scholarships
        GPACAC proudly offers annual scholarships to students attending high school in the three GPACAC membership states: Nebraska, Kansas, and Oklahoma. The scholarships include the counselor nominated, student scholarship, and Paul Max service scholarship. Due date is February 15, 2021.
        Applications can be found at https://www.gpacac.net/scholarships.

        • **Counselor Nominated Scholarship ($1000 awarded to one Kansas student) 
           Be an active member of Great Plains Association for College Admission Counseling.  
          Only nominate one senior from their high school each year.
          Submit a maximum of 400 word recommendation on why you have chosen to nominate this student for the GPACAC scholarship.
        • **Student Scholarship ($1000 awarded to one Kansas student)
          ACT Composite score of 21 or higher (or SAT equivalent)
          Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent)
          Complete the application and submit an essay (500 word maximum): Tell us three things that are important to you. How will these things remain important to you through college and beyond?
        • **Paul Max Service Scholarship ($1000 awarded to one student in the GPACAC region) Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 3.0 and above (or equivalent)
          Have completed a minimum of 100 community service hours from freshman year to date of application. 
          Complete the application and answer the essay question (500 word maximum): Describe a specific community service experience. How did the experience affect you? How did it impact your leadership?
      • TechUp ToolUp Scholarship
        Two types of scholarships are available for qualifying students interested in becoming a diesel mechanic. This new TechUp ToolUp Scholarship & Tool Allowance Program is offered by Lang Dielsel Inc. (LDI) For more information see the attachment or visit the website at:
        www.langdieselinc.com

        TechUp ToolUp Scholarship.pdf


      • Northeast Kansas Rural Nursing Scholarship
        Seniors attending area high schools in Atchison, Brown, Jackson, or Doniphan counties are encouraged to apply for this scholarship. Special consideration will be given to those students expressing interest in returning to a rural community. See details in the attachment. Deadline is March 31, 2020.

        Northeast KS Rural Nurshing Scholarship .pdf



      • KANSAS CITY ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT DISTRIBUTORS
        - For students interested in pursuing a post-secondary education in heavy equipment and diesel engine repair
        - www.westerneda.com (Scholarship materials can be found under the Products and Services tab)
        - Application due by Feb. 1, 2021 
        - Correct application is titled 2020 KCAED Scholarship


      • RUDD FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP
        - The Rudd Scholarship is a Kansas program for Kansas residents who qualify for a Pell Grant and have the grit and determination to achieve their long term goals.
        - Must attend Fort Hays State University, Emporia State University, or Wichita State University - DEADLINE is DECEMBER 11, 2020!!!
        - https://www.ruddfoundation.org/college-scholarships



BACONE COLLEGE - OKLAHOMA - Currently offer all Native American students $10,000 scholarships per year

  • Wichita Community Foundation Scholarships
    The Wichita Community Foundation has assembled a variety of scholarships that are available to students. Each scholarship has various criteria, but there’s something there for everyone. Here is the link to access and apply:
    https://wichitacf.org/scholarships/available-scholarships
  • 2020 KACRAO SCHOLARSHIP -https://www.kacrao.org/kacrao-scholarship Four $500 awards are available, which may be used at KACRAO member institutions (one per school type: four-year public, four-year private, community college, and technical college). The awards are not need-based and may be used in conjunction with other awards. To be eligible for consideration for these scholarships, students must: • Be in their senior year at a Kansas high school; • Have a cumulative seventh semester GPA of at least 3.25 on a 4.0 scale; • Submit an application, which includes uploading a one-page essay, letter of reference, and resume. The deadline to apply for the scholarship is March 15, 2020. Successful award recipients will be notified in May and posted on the KACRAO website.

K-State Scholarship Network (KSN)

Students are encouraged to complete the K-State Scholarship Network (KSN) application to be considered for academic college, departmental, and University Foundation awards. Deadline is February 15, 2020. Application, instructions and additional resources for completion can be found at:

www.k-state.edu/sfa/aid/scholarships/ksn/