Scholarships

Below is a list of resources that you may find helpful as you search for scholarships.

DISCOVER CARD SCHOLARSHIP DIRECTORY
Discover Card has a Scholarship Directory which includes over 60 scholarships with varying deadlines. You can through the list of scholarships based on key categories.

SCHOLLY
Scholly was created by Christopher Gray who won $1.3 million in scholarships through grit, sweat, and hustle. In realizing how broken and time consuming this process was, he created Scholly to make things much easier.

RaiseMe
Whether you are a high school student looking to attend a 4-year college or a community college student, looking to transfer to a 4-year, college just got a lot more achievable.

STUDENTSCHOLARSHIPS.ORG
This website claims to have the largest collection of scholarships on the Web. It definitely does list many scholarships.

SCHOLARSHIPS


Below is a list of scholarships. Not all of them will be of interest to you. Please continue to check this website, as new scholarships will be added as we become aware of them. Scholarships are listed in chronological order.

To access scholarship applications, please click on the title of the scholarship.

Titles of scholarships include the following:
Due Date -- Organization Offering Scholarships -- Who Should Apply



AUGUST SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES

August 1 -- Pottroff & Karlin Law Firm -- HS Seniors and college freshmen
The Law Firm Pottroff & Karlin, LLC is located in Manhattan, Kansas. They specialize in litigation that relates to public safety court cases involing railroad accidents. They have asked me to make you aware of their scholarship $1,000 offer.

August 31--ABODO--HS students who will be attending college
ABODO is an apartment search service started by a few guys from UW – Madison. ABODO was built by students for students. Why? We loved our school, but hated every time we had to find a new place to live. We decided to solve the problem by pulling together all the listings around campus, putting them all on a single map with powerful filters and displaying real-time availability. It worked for us, so now we’re on a mission to spread the love and make off-campus apartment search easy across the country! ABODO started in a dorm room and now is a real company. It’s time for them to pay it forward. That's why they are offering a $500 tuition scholarship once a year!

August 31 -- Nursing Schools Almanac -- HS seniors pursuing nursing
NursingSchoolsAlmanac.com has just launched its fourth annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Our website will award a $1,000 scholarship to a future nurse in the high school graduating class of 2018. This scholarship competition is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.

Applications taken year-round--International Bullying Prevention Program--HS seniors and current college students
Two $500 scholarships are available to students (citizens of the U.S.) who have shown dedication and passion for bullying prevention efforts in their school or community. Applications are accepted year-round. Winners will be notified in July and checks are mailed in August.

SEPTEMBER SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES

September 15--Gates Scholarship--HS seniors
The Gates Scholarship is a highly selective, full scholarship for exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors. Starting in 2018, the scholarship will be awarded to 300 top student leaders each year with the intent of promoting their academic excellence through college graduation, and providing them the opportunity to reach their full potential.

September 25--Mattress Help Scholarship--current HS students
MattressHelp.org is pleased to announce our annual Sleep Health Scholarship. We created this scholarship to spread awareness about sleep as a public health issue and help students cut down the rising costs of higher education.
Each student who is awarded our scholarship will be given $1,000 towards their university or college fees. The scholarship is awarded once every academic year and is open to all students in the United States who meet the eligibility criteria.

September 30 -- Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs -- HS Seniors and current college students
NBT, the foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, has awarded over $1 million in scholarships to students enrolled in certification or degree programs that lead to careers in manufacturing. Submission begins July 1st.

September 30--Writers of the Future--
L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future Contest is an opportunity for new writers of science fiction and fantasy to have their work judged by some of the masters in the field and discovered by a wide audience.

September 30--Illustrators of the Future--
L. Ron Hubbard’s Illustrators of the Future Contest is an opportunity for new science fiction and fantasy artists worldwide to have their work judged by some of the masters in the field and discovered by a wide audience.


OCTOBER SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES

October -- Topeka Unit of the NAACP -- HS seniors
The Topeka Association of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People sponsors an essay scholarship opportunity. The theme of the essay is, "Achieving My Personal Goals through Education."

Oct. 2 --- Wendy's ---Seniors Class of 2019
For more than the past 20 years, Wendy's Restaurants have teamed up with the Heisman Memorial Trophy Committee to create the Wendy's High School Heisman Award. The award honors both make and female high school students who excel in academics, athletics and student leadership. Applications should have at least a "B" grade average and participate in at least 1 sport.

October 12 -- Nat'l YoungArts Foundation -- 10th-12th grade HS students
YoungArts has honored thousands of young artists - including actors, dancers, filmmakers, musicians, photographers, singers, visual artists and writers - with monetary awards and scholarship opportunities.

October 15--Kansas Buffalo Association--HS seniors/1st year college students
The Kansas Buffalo Association is offering a $1000 scholarship to a high school senior or first-year college freshman who is involved in raising bison and/or is planning to pursue a career in an agriculturally related field.

October 15--Wichita State University--HS students applying to WSU's Honor college
The Cohen Honors College offers a number of scholarship opportunities for incoming freshmen.

October 15--Wichita State University--HS Seniors interested in vocal or instrumental music
The Music Department at WSU provides for a variety of scholarship opportunities.

October 15--Wichita State University--HS seniors interested in majoring in Entrepreneurship
The W. Frank Barton School of Business awards two $25,000 Professor Fran Jabara Endowed Scholarships each year to students majoring or double-majoring in entrepreneurship. The scholarship is awarded over a four year period.

October 15--Wichita State University--HS Seniors majoring in Business
The W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State University invites graduating seniors to compete in the Allen, Gibbs, and Houlik Scholarship Competition. Scholarship awards will be given to the top finalist and the final selection will be awarded the $48,000 Clay Barton Scholarship.

October 15 -- WSU Distinguished Scholarship Invitational -- HS Seniors
Are you in the Class of 2019? How does a $64,000 scholarship sound?
Wichita State University invites you to participate in the Distinguished Scholarship Invitational in fall of 2018. A variety of scholarships are awarded to DSI participants, including three $64,000 Harry Gore Memorial Scholarships - three of the largest scholarships in Kansas! The Distinguished Scholarship Invitational (DSI) is one of the area's most prominent annual scholarship competitions. This year it will be held on November 17, 2018. More than $500,000 in schoarships to WSU are awarded each year.

October 15 -- WSU Wise Scholarship Competition -- HS Seniors interested in engineering
The College of Engineering annually awards over $500,000 each year in both merit-based and need-based scholarships to engineering majors in all classes. These awards are made possible by our gracious donors. Their generous gifts provide over 200 students the opportunity to continue their studies in the field of engineering. Most College of Engineering scholarship recipients are selected using our online General Engineering Scholarship Application. This application is open from November 1 through February 1 each academic year, and applications received during this application period are used to select recipients for the following academic year.

October 15 -- Wichita State University -- HS Seniors majoring in math or science education
Each year the Doris and Ralph Klose Scholarship at WSU offers a scholarship competition to high school seniors who declare a major in math or science education at Wichita State University. Winners of the competition receive merit scholarships their freshman and sophomore years. Students who continue to meet the Klose scholarship guidelines during their junior and senior years at WSU will receive the Klose scholarship. This scholarship covers the average cost of tuition, books and fees, but does not include housing costs.
Even though the application for this scholarship isn't due until November 1st, students must be admitted to WSU by October 15th in order to be eligible for this scholarship.

October 15 Varsity Tutors College Scholarship Contest -- Juniors & Seniors
Varsity Tutors has a monthly scholarship contest where participants write and post an essay on a specific topic. Essays are then published on their web site for the remainder of the month, where they are voted on. The author of the essay with the most votes each month wins a scholarship.

October 25 -- Horatio Alger Association -- HS Seniors
Horatio Alger Association was established in 1947 and began awarding scholarships in 1984. Since the first scholarship award the Association has awarded over $110 million in need-based aid to students who hope to pursue their American Dream.
As one of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Association seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need.

October 26--US Bank Student Union Scholarship--current HS and college students
U.S. Bank Student Union Scholarship...Enter for a chance to win $20,000 today!

October 26 -- Tradition of Caring Mortuary Science Scholarship Program -- HS seniors and those enrolled in a MS program
Newcomer Funeral Service Group is committed to excellence in funeral service education. They annually award $25,000 in scholarships to mortuary science students who demonstrate our core values of Excellence, Trust, Care and Growth. This scholarship is open to all students enrolled in a mortuary science program during the 2018-2019 school year and high school seniors who intend to enroll in a mortuary science course of study.
Awards are for undergraduate study only and all institutions must be accredited with the American Board of Funeral Service Education (ABFSE).

Applications taken year-round--International Bullying Prevention Program--HS seniors and current college students
Two $500 scholarships are available to students (citizens of the U.S.) who have shown dedication and passion for bullying prevention efforts in their school or community. Applications are accepted year-round. Winners will be notified in July and checks are mailed in August.

NOVEMBER SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES

November 1 -- Raise.me Micro-Scholarships -- HS Seniors
For students at participating Kansas high schools who might not otherwise consider attending college.

November 1 -- KSU, KU, ESU, PSU, FHSU, WSU, WU  - HS Seniors
The priority deadline for many colleges is November 1st.

Students need to have all of their admission materials (transcript, ACT scores, application and scholarship application) submitted by that date in order to have priority for scholarship consideration.

Visit the admissions and scholarship pages of various universities for more specific information.

November 1 -- P.E.O. International -- female HS seniors
The P.E.O. STAR Scholarship was established in 2009 to provide scholarships for exceptional high school senior women to attend an accredited postsecondary educational institution in the United States or Canada in the next academic year.

November 1 --- Veterans of Foreign Wars --- All High School Students
Established in 1947, our Voice of Democracy audio-essay program provides high school students with the unique opportunity to express themselves in regards to a democratic and patriotic-themed recorded essay. Each year, nearly 40,000 9-12 grade students from across the country enter to win their share of $2.1 million in educational scholarships and incentives awarded through the program.

The national first-place winner receives a $30,000 scholarship paid directly to the recipient’s American university, college or vocational/technical school. A complete list of other national scholarships range from $1,000-$16,000, and the first-place winner from each VFW Department (state) wins a minimum scholarship of $1,000 and an all-expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. Want to apply?

November 1 -- Wichita State University -- HS seniors who plan to attend WSU and major in math or science education
Doris and Ralph Klose Scholarship Competition
This exciting competition is held each November for high school seniors who declare a major in math or science education at WSU. Scholarships are awarded based on GPA, ACT Composite scores, SAT score and results of the hands-on competition. Winners of the competition will be offered a financial aid package that includes a combination of scholarships. The Klose Scholarship covers the average cost of tuition, books and fees during the junior and senior year as long as eligibility is maintained. Sign up at www.wichita.edu/scholarshipcompetition. The Klose Scholarship Competition application must be completed independently of all other scholarship applications.

November 1 -- WSU Honors College Scholarships -- HS Seniors
The Cohen Honors College at Wichita State University provides several scholarship opportunities for incoming freshmen.

November 6 -- Prudential Spirit of Community Awards -- middle and high school students
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards honors middle level and high school students for making meaningful contributions to their communities through volunteer service.

Now through November 6, 2018, students in grades 5-12 are invited to apply for 2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards if they have volunteered within the past year. Top honorees earn cash awards and all-expense-paid trips to Washington, D.C. Qualifying honorees also receive President’s Volunteer Service Awards.

November 15 -- Elks National Foundation -- HS Seniors
The Elks National Foundation awards 500 renewable scholarships to graduating seniors through their "Most Valuable Student" program.

November 15 -- The Soroptimists -- females only; HS or current college students
Since 1972, the Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards program (formerly the Women’s Opportunity Awards)has disbursed more than $30 million to tens of thousands of women who have overcome poverty, domestic and sexual violence, divorce, the death of a spouse, or other life challenges. They are women— just like you—who had the courage and determination to turn their lives around.

November 15 -- Varsity Tutors -- HS Juniors & Seniors
Varsity Tutors has a monthly scholarship contest where participants write and post an essay on a specific topic. Essays are then published on their web site for the remainder of the month, where they are voted on. The author of the essay with the most votes each month wins a scholarship.

November 30 -- Living the Dream, Inc -- Topeka HS Seniors
The Living The Dream, Inc., Topeka, offers a one-time scholarship award to high school seniors who meet the eligibility requirements - in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King.

November 30 -- Nat'l Air Transportation Foundation -- current college students
The Dan L. Meisinger Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship was established in the honor and memory of Dan L. Meisinger Sr., whose career in aviation spanned 63 years. He was founder of Executive Beechcraft, headquartered in Kansas City, Mo., and was twice named Beech Aircraft's Man of the Year. The purpose of this fund is to provide an annual flight training scholarship to a qualified individual.

November 30 -- Revive Solutions -- HS seniors and current college students
Our company was founded by Rory Beyer, Moseley Andrews, and Sameer Jafri during their senior year in college. They are building a next generation Automated External Defibrillator (AED). It’s usable by anyone, anywhere, anytime. Because their origins stem from their time and experiences in college, it’s only natural that they are incredibly strong advocates of the innovative ideas fostered by higher education.

November 1 -- Golden Rule Lodge #90, Topeka -- Kansas public high school Juniors and Seniors
The Masonic Grand Lodge of AF & AM of Kansas sponsors an essay contest for juniors and seniors who attend a Kansas tax-supported public high school.

November 13 -- Good Citizens Scholarship Contest -- all HS seniors
The Topeka Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution sponsors a Good Citizens Scholarship contest for all high school seniors. The DAR Good Citizens program encourages and rewards the qualities of good citizenship among high school seniors: dependability, service, leadership and patriotism.

Applications taken year-round--International Bullying Prevention Program--HS seniors and current college students
Two $500 scholarships are available to students (citizens of the U.S.) who have shown dedication and passion for bullying prevention efforts in their school or community. Applications are accepted year-round. Winners will be notified in July and checks are mailed in August.

DECEMBER SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES

December 15 -- Foot Locker -- current HS students
The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student-athletes who demonstrate exceptional academic ability and strong leadership skills in sports, in their schools, and within their communities.
Whether you're the lead scorer or the most spirited team player, we want to hear how you have taken the skills you've cultivated in the locker room and used to them create a powerful, positive impact on the lives of others around you.

December 17 (PRIORITY DEADLINE) Acacia Leadership Scholarship -- HS senior men who will attend KSU in the fall
The Acacia Leadership Scholarship is a one-time scholarship awarded to incoming male freshmen at the Manhattan Campus of Kansas State University who display excellence in academics, motivation for personal success, and an interest in studying the principles of leadership.

December 31 -- Skin Care Ox -- females, HS seniors and current college students
Our scholarship is called The Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women and each quarter we award $1,000 + a care package filled with healthy organic goodies to young women who are striving to maintain their health and wellness as they pursue their higher education goals.

December 1 -- Washburn University Leadership Institute -- HS Seniors who will attend WU in the Fall
Are you ready for the adventure of a lifetime? Then join Washburn University's Leadership Institute and develop into an inspiring leader. Applicants to the Leadership Institute may be eligible to receive between $500-$2,000 per year in scholarship awards.

December 1 -- Washburn University - HS Seniors who plan to attend WU in the fall
If you are a high school senior and have at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA and 21 composite ACT score you could be eligible for a WU Freshmen Academic Scholarship. December 1st is the deadline to submit your Freshmen Scholarship Application.

December 1 -- KU Engineering SELF Leadership Fellows -- HS seniors
The mission of the Madison A. and Lila Self Engineering Leadership Fellows Program (the “SELF Program”) is to develop passionate engineering and computer science graduates who are strongly goal-oriented and who bring the business skills and vision needed to guide the technology-based corporations of tomorrow. The SELF Program will recruit, select and financially supApply Nowport students at the University of Kansas and administer to them an ongoing four-year personal development program that leads to a continuing supply of exceptional graduates at the bachelor of science level.

December 1 -- University of Kansas - Self Scholarship Program -- HS students interested in engineering or computer science at KU
The mission of the Madison A. and Lila Self Engineering Leadership Fellows Program (the “SELF Program”) is to develop passionate engineering and computer science graduates who are strongly goal-oriented and who bring the business skills and vision needed to guide the technology-based corporations of tomorrow. The SELF Program will recruit, select and financially support students at the University of Kansas and administer to them an ongoing four-year personal development program that leads to a continuing supply of exceptional graduates at the bachelor of science level. By active participation in the program, the students will expand and refine their leadership, managerial, business, interpersonal, entrepreneurial, communication and engineering skills through mentoring, coursework, seminars and leadership opportunities. Graduates from the SELF Program will possess the personal attributes needed to become effective leaders who are motivated to make a real difference during their careers.

December 5 -- KSU Civic Leadership Scholarship -- HS students who will attend KSU in the fall
The objective for the K-State Civic Leadership Scholarship competition is to identify and reward exceptional high school seniors who have demonstrated a commitment to serving others in their community, school or place of worship.
This competition rewards students who are making a difference and demonstrating creativity by developing projects and programs with a lasting impact on those they serve.
Finalists will be selected by a committee of campus and community leaders and must participate in an on-campus interview and recognition event. Parents and family members are encouraged to attend.

December 5 --Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation -- HS students
The Sodexo Stop Hunger Foundation today announced the opening of the application period for the 2018 Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger Scholarships which will run from October 5 through December 5. The scholarship program urges students to apply to #Get5Give5 to help end hunger in their communities.

December 15 -- Colby Community College -- HS seniors considering CCC
Colby Community College sponsors a strong student scholarship program. Scholarships are available to promote academic excellence, develop leadership, and to help students achieve their academic goals by minimizing financial barriers. Colby Community College offers scholarships in the following categories: Academic Scholarships, Co-Curricular Scholarships, Endowment Foundation Scholarship, Leadership Scholarships and Tuition-Based Scholarships.

December 15 -- AXA Foundation -- HS Seniors who will be full time college students next year
The AXA Achievement Scholarship is awarded to 52 students nationwide – one selected from each state, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico. Each state winner receives a scholarship award of $10,000. From that pool of 52 winners, ten are selected as national winners and receive an additional $15,000, bringing the national AXA Achievers’ total scholarship awards to $25,000 each.

December 15 -- Varsity Tutors Scholarship Program -- HS Juniors & Seniors
Varsity Tutors has a monthly scholarship contest where participants write and post an essay on a specific topic. Essays are then published on their web site for the remainder of the month, where they are voted on. The author of the essay with the most votes each month wins a scholarship.

December 16 -- Wichita State University -- HS seniors who plan to attend WSU and major in entrepreneurship
The W. Frank Barton School of Business and the Center for Entrepreneurship awards two $25,000 Professor Fran Jabara Endowed Scholarships each year to students majoring in entrepreneurship. The scholarship is awarded over a four-year period

December 18 -- The National Federation of Independent Business -- HS Seniors who operate their own business
The NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards program was established to raise awareness among the nation’s youth of the critical role that private enterprise and entrepreneurship play in the building of America. Since 2003, the NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation has awarded over 2,500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors totaling more than $2.5 million.

Applications taken year-round--International Bullying Prevention Program--HS seniors and current college students
Two $500 scholarships are available to students (citizens of the U.S.) who have shown dedication and passion for bullying prevention efforts in their school or community. Applications are accepted year-round. Winners will be notified in July and checks are mailed in August.

JANUARY SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES

January 3 to April 2 -- Walmart -- HS Seniors/current college students who are a dependent of a Walmart Associate
The Walmart Dependent Scholarship Program awards scholarships of up to $13,000 that can be used over the course of four academic years. Eligible applicants who complete the online application process will be evaluated based on financial need and academic achievement. Approximately 25% of all eligible applicants will receive scholarships.

January 8 -- Jack Dresslar KIAAA Scholarship -- HS senior athletes
Each year, the members of the KIAAA are proud to award the prestigious Jack Dressler Kansas Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Scholarship to four deserving Kansas student- athletes. Scholarships are sponsored by Future Pro and Vype High School Sports Magazine.
NOTE - IN ORDER TO OFFER THIS SCHOLARSHIP TO OUR STUDENTS THE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR MUST BE A MEMBER OF THIS ORGANIZATION.

January 4 -- Hixson Opportunity Award -- HS seniors who plan to attend KU in the fall
For students who would otherwise not be able to attend KU.

January 7 -- Acacia Leadership Scholarship - HS senior men who will attend KSU in the fall
The Acacia Leadership Scholarship is a one-time scholarship awarded to incoming male freshmen at the Manhattan Campus of Kansas State University who display excellence in academics, motivation for personal success, and an interest in studying the principles of leadership.

January 15 - Topeka Community Foundation - HS seniors who will pursue a degree in education
The $1,000 W. Dale and Betty J. Smeltzer scholarship was established by the family of Dale and Betty Smeltzer, in memory of Dale and in honor of Betty, both retired educators who devoted their lives to positively influencing the lives of students.

January 15 - Topeka Community Foundation - SHS seniors with a strong history of participation in Student Government, Theater, Debate, Forensics, Community Service
The Nikolaus Drake Richardson Memorial Scholarship was established by Nik's parents, Dan and Kathy Richardson, following his death in 1999. When asked why they chose to establish an $8,000 scholarship in memory of their son, they wrote: "Those who knew Nik realized how great a young man he was, and knew the role he played in the life of Seaman High School and the role Seaman High School played in his life. While active in many extracurricular activities involving work, church and helping others, it was Nik's relationship with his high school classmates and teachers that guided us to establish this scholarship so that his life might continue on through helping others reach their goals."

January 15 - Topeka Community Foundation - HS seniors pursuing a degree in Music, with an emphasis on Vocal Performance
The $500 Topeka Opera Society Concert Association (TOSCA) Vocal Scholarship was established in order to recognize students who have excelled in vocal music as well as academics in high school and who plan to continue their education at the collegiate level. Selected applicants will be contacted after the application deadline and asked to audition.

January 15 - Topeka Community Foundation - Shawnee County HS female seniors who have participated in golf or basketball
This $1,500 scholarship was established in 2000 in memory of Ms. Lanning and is focused on female students who participate in basketball or golf, two of her favorite sports.

January 15 - Topeka Community Foundation - students pursuing a post-secondary degree in Wildlife Biology or Management
Kaw Valley Quail Unlimited is dedicated to promoting wildlife conservation and the safe enjoyment of upland bird hunting. This $1,000 scholarship is in memory of Larry Campbell, a founder and past president of the chapter. Larry had a long term interest in outdoor youth activities and gave much of his time to youth programs in Northeast Kansas.

January 15 - Topeka Community Foundation - students who plan to attend technical school, community college or university in Kansas
LaRue A. "Bud" Moore was acknowledged by those who knew him as an honest man who lived life with the principles of integrity and fairness. After serving his country in the Coast Guard, he devoted nearly fifty years to the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen and Helpers enhancing the lives of working men and women. In his worklife as labor negotiator, working across the table from owners and managers of literally hundreds of companies, he demanded and established relationships with those three principles: honesty, integrity and fairness. This $1,000 scholarship was established in his memory.

January 15 - Topeka Community Foundation - SHS seniors pursuing a degree in education
The Karen Godfrey Memorial Scholarship was created to honor a devoted educator in Shawnee County and a leader in KNEA. Karen's family created this $1,500 scholarship to honor her memory and assist future educators pursue their dream of teaching.

January 15 - Topeka Community Foundation - seniors graduating from a Shawnee County HS and will attend 4-year college/university
This $500 scholarship was created by the family of Jim and Sandy Brown to honor their memory and Sandy's dedication to the teaching profession.

January 15 - Topeka Community Foundation - Shawnee County resident with independent FAFSA status
The $1,000 Harry & Karen Craig Scholarship for Perseverance is awarded to a student who has been in the juvenile court system (through no fault of his/her own) and is now considered an independent citizen and is seeking an education at a higher institution of learning.

January 15 - Topeka Community Foundation - students pursuing a post-secondary degree in nursing
The family of Harriet Hayes Austin established this $1,000 scholarship in 2003 to honor her memory and carry on her legacy of caring for others through the Harriet Hayes Austin Memorial Scholarship for Nursing.

January 15 - Topeka Community Foundation - SHS seniors pursuing degree in secondary education
This $500 scholarship was established in memory of Bruce Frederick and in honor of his daughter, Susie Frederick Alexander and is to benefit a Seaman High School student planning to pursue a degree in secondary education. Combined, Bruce and Susie dedicated 66 years to the Seaman School District.

January 15 - Topeka Community Foundation - SHS seniors who will attend 4-year college/university
When Topeka educator Emily Steve died at the age of 31, her family established this $500 scholarship to honor her memory, so that she could continue to assist other area students in the pursuit of their academic endeavors.

January 15 - Topeka Community Foundation - HS seniors in the Topeka/Shawnee County area
In 1991, Quaker Oats established this $500 scholarship to celebrated its 25th anniversary at its Topeka plant. When H.J. Heinz purchased Quaker, the company decided to continue the scholarship.

January 15 - Topeka Community Foundation - HS seniors pursuing a degree in Education, Journalism or Creative Arts
As a retired school teacher, Darlene Harvey established this $500 scholarship support the education of students who have the desire to impact future generations through a dedication to the teaching profession.

January 15 - The Topeka Community Foundation - HS seniors who will attend Kansas college/university.
The $1,000 Dana and Louise Hummer Scholarship was established in 2017 to benefit Kansas students attending a Kansas college or university.

January 15 - Topeka Community Foundation - HS seniors planning to major in Journalism
The $500 Christian A. Ewell Memorial Scholarship was established in 2015 for a student who is planning to major in Journalism.

January 15 - Topeka Community Foundation - SHS seniors interested in teaching
This $1,000 scholarship was established in 2013 in memory of Brenna Leann Margaret who was known for her strong faith and passion for life. It is her family's desire that this scholarship help carry on Brenna's dream of becoming an elementary teacher and touching the lives of young children.

January 15 - Topeka Community Foundation - HS students (NOT JUST SENIORS) who plan to study abroad
A gift from the Blanche Bryden Foundation established this $1,500 scholarship for a student who attends a Topeka high school who is interested in international studies or foreign language studies.

January 15 - Topeka Community Foundation - HS seniors who has been a "little" Brother/Sister
Big Brothers/Big Sisters sponsors a $2,000 scholarship to provide financial assistance to a graduating senior who was "matched" for a year or more with a "Big Brother" or a "Big Sister".

January 15--Topeka Community Foundation--HS seniors
The Topeka Community Foundation has significantly streamlined the application form, which will hopefully make it easier for students. The application schedule is earlier this year - Applications will be available beginning October 15, 2018. Submission deadline is January 15, 2019. Please check back on or after October 15th to access applications.

January 15 - Topeka Community Foundation - HS seniors pursuing a career in a science field
This $1,000 scholarship was established in 2016 by Darline Peterson. Applicant must be a Topeka or Shawnee County high school senior pursuing a career in the field of science. This scholarship was created In honor of a family member who had a fulfilling career in a science related profession.


FEBRUARY SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES

February 1 -- Azura Credit Union -- students seeking a degree at a college, university, technical or vocational school.
Azura Credit Union will be offering two scholarship opportunities in 2019. Each scholarship recipient will be awarded a one time $1000 scholarship.

February 1 -- Kansas Kiwanis Foundation Scholarship -- HS Seniors
The Kansas Kiwanis Foundation offers scholarships to deserving high school students. (College students can also apply, using a different application.)
Application deadline is February 1, 2019.

February 1 -- Delta Theta Chi Sorority -- High School seniors and college freshmen
Delta Theta Chi Sorority, a national non-collegiate educational sorority is accepting applications for two (2) awards in the amount of $2,400 each.

February 1 -- Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation Scholarships -- HS seniors/current college students
The ESA Foundation awards numerous scholarships annually, you do not have to be an ESA member to apply for a scholarship, and our application process is online. There are 51 scholarships listed for Kansas residents on this website.

February 1 -- Univ. of Nebraska @ Lincoln -- HS students who will attend there
In order to be considered for leadership, community service and diversity enhancement scholarships, out-of-state students must apply for admission and submit their personal statement by February 1st.

February 1 -- Elks National Foundation 2017 Legacy Awards -- HS Seniors
Legacy Awards are $4,000 scholarships for children and grandchildren of Elks members. The Foundation will offer a total of 300 awards in the 2019 contest.

February 1 -- KC Associated Equipment Distributors -- HS seniors interested in a career in heavy equipment or diesel engine repair
In their continuing effort to increase interest in the areas of Heavy Equipment Repair and Diesel Engine Repair as a career, the Kansas City Associated Equipment Distributors has developed a scholarship for students with an interest in pursing a post-secondary education in either of these fields.

February 1 -- Jackie Robinson Foundation -- HS seniors
The JRF application is the vehicle through which more than 4,000 talented young minority high school students apply to become JRF Scholars and carry on the civic-minded legacy of the Foundation’s namesake, Jackie Robinson. Serving as an advocate for young people with the greatest need, the Foundation assists increasing numbers of minority youths through the granting of four-year college scholarships and comprehensive practical support.

February 4 -- McDonalds -- current Hispanic HS seniors and college students
There’s a lot more to McDonald’s than the Big Mac. The McDonald’s HACER ® scholarship program grants scholarships and college resources for eligible Hispanic students. With opportunities on national levels, HACER ® is one of the largest programs committed to college scholarships for Hispanics. So what are you waiting for? This is your moment.

February 6 -- National FFA Foundation -- HS Seniors/post-secondary students
The National FFA Organization provides scholarships designed to fit the diversity of our applicants. Through the National FFA Foundation, businesses and individuals sponsor scholarships that are awarded to students with a wide variety of higher education plans and career goals. Just one application is required for multiple opportunities! Both FFA members and non-FFA members are eligible for scholarships.

February 8 -- Topeka Legal Professionals -- HS Seniors
Topeka Legal Professionals, Inc. (TLP) will award two scholarships - one $300.00 and one $200.00 on the basis of scholastic achievements, future career goals, demonstration of financial need and leadership ability.

February 11 -- Kansas Association of Directors of Plant Facilities -- HS senior whose parent is a K-12 support staff (custodial, transportation, food service, groundskeeper) employee
The Kansas Association of Directors of Plant Facilities promotes bringing the buildings and grounds profession to a greater height of knowledge and professionalism. To that end, KADPF has established a scholarship fund and will award three $1,000 academic scholarships and one $1,000 technical scholarship to qualifying students. These scholarships are available only to graduating seniors of non-instructional support staff who wish to continue their education at the college level. The students must be residents of Kansas, graduate from a Kansas high school and plan to attend a Kansas College or technical school. Only children whose parent or legal guardian is actively employed in a K-12 or secondary education institution and engaged in a buildings and grounds, food service or transportation position shall be eligible for these scholarships. It is the responsibility of the school to submit their best applications for competition.

February 14 -- Bill of Rights Institute -- ALL high school students
Each year, our "We the Students" essay competition gives high-school students from across the U.S. a chance to share their perspectives on a trending topic.

This year, we’re asking students about the essential qualities of a citizen in 21st century America?

February 15 -- Topeka Alumnae Panhellenic Council -- HS senior females
For over 60 years, the Topeka Alumnae Panhellenic Council (TAPC) has offered scholarships to graduating senior women in the Shawnee County area. Individual scholarships in the amount of $500 will be awarded based on the applicant’s scholastic achievement, involvement in high school and community activities, future career goals and a personal interview. The scholarship may be used for tuition to any accredited college or university within the United States. A commitment to join a national Greek sorority is not a requirement to receive this scholarship.

February 15 - Sparkling Ice - HS seniors
We are looking for fun and unique candidates for our Flavorful Futures Scholarship. Sparkling Ice® is awarding FIVE $5,000 scholarships to eligible high school seniors who are planning their bright and colorful futures. If this sounds like one of your students, tell them to apply today!

February 15 -- Great Plains Association for College Admission Counseling -- HS seniors
GPACAC awards several scholarships to students in Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma, each year.
One scholarship has a community service component. Another requires a counselor's recommendation. The third is a general student scholarship.

February 20 -- The Vegetarian Resource Group -- HS seniors (class of 2019)
Due to the generosity of an anonymous donor, The Vegetarian Resource Group each year will award $20,000 in college scholarship money to graduating U.S. high school students who have promoted vegetarianism in their schools and/or communities. Vegetarians do not eat meat, fish, or fowl. Vegans are vegetarians who do not use other animal products such as dairy or eggs.
One award of $10,000 and two awards of $5,000 will be given. Entries may only be sent by students graduating from high school in SPRING 2018.
Deadline is FEBRUARY 20, 2019.

February 7 -- Kansas State University's Phi Kappa Theta -- HS senior males who plan to attend KSU in the fall of 2017
The Men of Phi Kappa Theta are proud to introduce to you the Man of Faith Scholarship for the Fall 2017 semester. We've developed the Man of Faith Scholarship to recognize up to three incoming male freshman at Kansas State University who exemplify men that place leadership and academics in the forefront of their everyday lives. Phi Kappa Theta also recognizes leadership and academics as the foundation of our Fraternity. It is because these ideals are so important to us that we offer one $1,000 scholarship and two $500 scholarships to three deserving recipients.

February 10 -- HyVee Foundation Scholarship -- current HS seniors/college students who are employed by HyVee or who have a parent that is
Hy-Vee awards scholarships to both high school and college students through the Hy-Vee Foundation. Hy-Vee scholarships include $1,000 awarded to high school seniors and college students - for a total of $80,000 awarded in scholarship monies. The scholarship award is payable in a lump sum to be applied to normal college expenses including tuition, room and board, book purchases and rentals. (Fees refundable to the student as well as entrance or application fees are not covered.)

To be eligible to apply for a Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarship, students may pursue any course of study but it must lead to a four-year college degree.

February 15 -- Varsity Tutors Scholarship Program -- HS juniors and Seniors
The February essay topic is:

February 15 -- Newman University -- HS seniors who plan to attend Newman in the Fall
Newman University offers a wide variety of scholarship options available to first-year students.
Newman academic scholarships range in value from about $5,000 to about $12,000, and the amounts awarded depend on a holistic review of the academic achievement of each student. These awards are renewable for all four years. Students are automatically considered for Newman academic scholarships at the time their application is reviewed, and students will be notified of any scholarships awarded in their letter of acceptance.

February 24 -- Kansas Association of Wheat Growers -- HS senior who plans to pursue a career in Agriculture
The Herb Clutter Memorial Scholarship was established through a fund in memory of Herbert W. Clutter, a farmer from Holcomb and the first president of the National Association of Wheat Growers, which was established in 1948. Clutter encouraged Kansas wheat farmers to organize as a strong, unified voice, which led to the formation of the Kansas Association of Wheat Growers in 1952. He encouraged research in education and industrial uses of wheat, improved variety development and methods to produce the best product at the lowest cost. Clutter’s efforts led to the formation of the Kansas Wheat Commission by the Kansas legislature, in 1957.

February 28 -- Tortoise Young Entrepreneurs -- HS Seniors
As an entrepreneurial firm, Tortoise Capital Advisors appreciate the trials, challenges and rewards experienced when building their business from the ground up. In recognition of that process and to encourage the next generation of curious, persistent and passionate entrepreneurs, we are proud to introduce our Tortoise Young Entrepreneurs Scholarship Program.

February 28 -- Parentinn Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship -- HS Seniors and college students
The Internet is a great technical innovation. But, it gave everyone the ability to slander others anonymously without having to deal with the social consequences of their action. It has also created nightmares for the parents of young children and teenagers.
In an effort to the cause of preventing cyberbullying, we have created the Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens Scholarship for Undergraduate or Postgraduate students/ high school, college or graduate student or a student planning to enter college to receive $1000 award.

February 28 -- Bill Spaniol Memorial Scholarship -- HS seniors and current college students who will pursue a degree in Environmental Science
The Kansas Environmental Health Association (KEHA) is a professional organization whose objective is to promote the competency and effectiveness of the environmental health professionals of Kansas. To maintain a competent environmental health workforce, KEHA recognizes the importance of a sound educational foundation. Since 2002, KEHA has offered one or more $500 scholarships from the Bill Spaniol Memorial Scholarship fund annually to encourage individuals to pursue a degree in Environmental Science or a related field.


MARCH SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES

March 31 -- Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs -- HS Seniors and current college students
NBT, the foundation of the Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, has awarded over $1 million in scholarships to students enrolled in certification or degree programs that lead to careers in manufacturing.

March 1 -- SHS Alumni Association -- SHS Seniors
The SHS Alumni Association Scholarship is intended to provide support for students pursuing a post secondary career.
Two $500 Scholarships will be awarded in 2019 to Seaman High School Seniors.

March 1 -- Shawnee County Farm Bureau -- HS Seniors who plans to pursue a course closely related to journalism or have agriculture interest or background
Applicants need to be a student whose parents or grandparents are members of Shawnee County Farm Bureau Association. Students must be a high school seniors planning to attend a KANSAS four-year college, Junior college or Vocational School. Shawnee County Farm Bureau will award up to eight - $500 scholarships.

March 1 -- Shawnee County Farm Bureau -- HS Seniors with plans to pursue a course in agriculture or has an agriculture interest or background
Applicants need to be a student whose parents or grandparents are members of Shawnee County Farm Bureau Association. Students must be a high school seniors planning to attend a KANSAS four-year college, Junior college or Vocational School. Shawnee County Farm Bureau will award up to eight - $500 scholarships.

March 1 -- Shawnee County Farm Bureau -- HS Seniors entering a health care related field
Applicants need to be a student whose parents or grandparents are members of Shawnee County Farm Bureau Association. Students must be a high school seniors planning to attend a KANSAS four-year college, Junior college or Vocational School. Shawnee County Farm Bureau will award up to eight - $500 scholarships.

March 1 -- Shawnee County Farm Bureau -- HS Seniors (no restrictions on the course of study of this scholarship)
Applicants need to be a student whose parents or grandparents are members of Shawnee County Farm Bureau Association. Students must be a high school seniors planning to attend a KANSAS four-year college, Junior college or Vocational School. Shawnee County Farm Bureau will award up to eight - $500 scholarships.

March 1 -- WESTAR ENERGY/HAINES-WEBER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM -- HS seniors and recent grads interested in Power Plant Operator/Wind Energy training
A minimum of 6 craft scholarships are available for individuals who wish to pursue an associate degree in electric power and distribution, power plant technology, wind energy, industrial technology or other industry-related degrees in Kansas. Award amount: $3,000 per year (renewable for 2 years)

March 1 -- WESTAR ENERGY/HAINES-WEBER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM -- HS seniors and recent grads interested in Lineman training
A minimum of 6 craft scholarships are available for individuals who wish to pursue an associate degree in electric power and distribution, power plant technology, wind energy, industrial technology or other industry-related degrees in Kansas. Award amount: $3,000 per year (renewable for 2 years)

March 1 -- Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association -- HS Seniors/current college students
The Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association will award the following scholarships for the 2018-2019 school year on the basis of merit to any high school or current undergraduate student:

1 – $500 Jim Lee Memorial Agribusiness/Agronomy Scholarship
6 – $1,500 Agribusiness/Agronomy Scholarships

March 1 -- Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association -- KSU undergrad in 19/20
After more than 30 years of service, Dr. David Whitney retired from the Department of Agronomy at Kansas State. That includes years of service to the Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association. KARA is a voluntary professional association for those involved in the plant nutrient and crop protection industry in Kansas. Dr. Whitney has played an invaluable role in KARA since its early days through Extension activities. For that reason, the KARA board of directors has established a scholarship in Dr. Whitney’s honor. The $1,500 scholarship will be awarded on an annual basis to undergraduate agronomy students at Kansas State University with preference given to juniors and seniors.

March 8 -- Hilary Anne File Memorial Scholarship -- SHS senior female athletes
The Hilary Anne File Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a female scholar athlete who has been active in athletics, other extracurricular activities, while also achieving a high academic standard.

March 8 -- LULAC -- Latino and Hispanic HS Seniors in Shawnee County
The Topeka chapter of LULAC - The League of United Latin American Citizens - annually awards scholarships to area high school seniors. LULAC Council 11071 will be awarding scholarships to Hispanic or Latino high school graduates in the Topeka-Shawnee County area.

March 15 -- Greater KC Community Foundation -- SHS seniors who will pursue degree in elementary education
Amy Lovell is a SHS alumni who found her passion as an elementary school teacher. Amy's parents established this scholarship in honor of their daughter, to help other SHS graduates follow their dreams of being elementary school teachers too.
The Amy Lovell Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to a Seaman High School senior who has been an outstanding student and has a passion to be an elementary education teacher.

March 15 -- Home Advisor -- students are planning to attend a community college, technical institute, or university
America is facing a problem that could make that kind of situation a reality: High school and college students have stopped pursuing careers in important skilled labor trades like plumbing, carpentry, and heating and cooling. As a result, there is a shortage of younger workers with the knowledge and skills necessary to take the place of older, retiring workers. This means that there may soon be few people who know how to perform the work that keeps our homes and businesses in good working order!

March 15--Delta Eta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha--HS Seniors
The Delta Eta Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated is offering a scholarship to a 2019 graduating high school student that attends a Topeka/Shawnee County area high school wishing to attend an accredited institution of higher learning that offers 4-year degrees.

March 15 -- Topeka North Rotary Club -- SHS seniors who will continue their education beyond HS
Two scholarships of $750 each will be awarded to two different students. They will be awarded to honor Stanley & Jodi Teeter and Ralph Gutierrez.. These scholarships are available to any permanent resident of Shawnee County, Kansas who is graduating from Seaman High School in the spring of 2019 and applying or accepted to a vocational training program or institution of higher learning as a full time or part-time student. There is no restriction as to the course of study or training pursued.

March 15 -- Kansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (KACRAO) -- HS seniors who plan to further their education in Kansas
The Kansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (KACRAO) is offering 4 Glenn Lygrisse/KACRAO Scholarship. This scholarship is to reward and encourage students who have demonstrated quality leadership during their high school years. There are four $500 awards available for the 2018-2019 academic year. The scholarships will be designated as follows; one per school type: four-year public, four-year private, community college, and technical/vocational. The scholarship is not need-based and may be used in conjunction with other awards at the discretion of the Financial Aid office of the attending institution.

March 29 --KCCEOA -- HS seniors and current college freshmen and sophomores
The Kansas County Clerks' and Election Officials' Association awards scholarships annually to Kansas high school seniors and college freshmen and sophomores, provided they carry a minimum 3.0 GPA.

This $500 scholarship is for High School Seniors, College Freshman or College Sophomores who plan to attend or are currently attending a Kansas College or University and who will be or are majoring in Journalism, Political Science, Business or Communications. Ten or more scholarships will be awarded.

March 29 -- Shawnee County Extension Foundation -- HS Seniors
The Shawnee County Extension Foundation 4-H Scholarship will provide up to three (3) $500 scholarships for Shawnee County 4-H members who have been active at the club and county level for post-secondary education (includes technical institutes, community colleges and four-year institutions). This scholarship is for graduating high school seniors and is non-renewable. Shawnee County 4-H members who receive a state 4-H scholarship are not eligible.

March 29 -- Kansas Golf Foundation -- seniors who have participated in golf in HS
The 2019 Kansas Junior Golf Scholarship application deadline is MARCH 29, 2019. Winners will be announced in early May, 2019.

March 31--College Raptor--Fall, 2019 college students
College Raptor, the leader in discovering personalized financial aid and scholarship estimates for college-bound students and families, is pleased to announce a new scholarship opportunity to help students take a thoughtful approach to their selection process and help pay for a college education. College Raptor is awarding a $2,500 scholarship.

March 1 -- Tortoise Advisors -- HS seniors and current college students
The Tortoise Young Entrepreneurs Scholarship is awarded annually to Missouri and Kansas high school seniors and college students who have demonstrated an interest in entrepreneurship. The scholarship is sponsored by Tortoise Capital Advisors and aims to foster entrepreneurship among today’s youth. At Tortoise, we are proud of our firm’s entrepreneurial culture and are passionate about helping the next generation of entrepreneurs.

March 1 -- Frame My Future Scholarship Program (presented by Church Hill Classics) -- HS Seniors/college students who will attend a post-secondary school in the Fall of 2017
How do you envision your future? Whether through poetry, photography, ink, collage, painting, mixed media, or graphic design work, submit an original creation expressing what YOU hope to achieve in your personal and professional life after college.

March 1 -- Life Lessons Scholarship Program -- HS Seniors/college students who have experienced the death of a parent
The Life Lessons Scholarship Program is open only to legal residents of the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico, who are between 17 and 24 years of age, have experienced the death of a parent or legal guardian, and are currently enrolled in, or have been accepted to, a college, university or trade school within the fifty (50) United States, the District of Columbia or Puerto Rico. Application window is from February 1 - March 1, 2017.

March 4 -- AMDA College and Conservatory local auditions -- HS juniors and senior performing artists
Whether you're taking in a Broadway musical or watching your favorite show of the fall television lineup, there’s a good chance you'll see AMDA graduates performing. Along with countless roles in film and on TV, you'll find more AMDA alumni on Broadway than almost any other performing arts college.


APRIL SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES

April 22 -- Student View Scholarship Program -- HS seniors
The 2018 Student-View Scholarship program is offering $11,000 worth of scholarships to high school seniors across the nation who plan to attend a 4-year college, community/junior college or career school. There are no minimum ACT/SAT scores required and no GPA requirement.

April 27 -- Seaman Education Association -- SHS seniors interested in teaching
The Seaman Education Foundation will award the Future Teacher Scholarship to a SHS senior who will pursue a degree in education.

April 30 -- Shawnee County Horse Club Scholarship -- HS Seniors who are members
The Shawnee County 4-H Horse club annually awards between $250-$1,500 (depending on available funds) to a HS Senior who is currently a member of the Shawnee County 4-H Horse Club and who has actively participated in the club for three or more consecutive years.

April 30 -- Kansas Eta Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon -- HS senior males who will attend Wichita State
The KS Eta Chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity is offering four Balanced Man Scholarships totaling $3000 to an outstanding freshman male attending Wichita State next fall. We are offering these scholarships to the incoming male students who embody the principles of the Balanced Man. Our aim is to recognize and reward men who strive to achieve balance, and all- around excellence, as we believe it to be essential in achieving a satisfying college experience and life.

Applications taken year-round--International Bullying Prevention Program--HS seniors and current college students
Two $500 scholarships are available to students (citizens of the U.S.) who have shown dedication and passion for bullying prevention efforts in their school or community. Applications are accepted year-round. Winners will be notified in July and checks are mailed in August.

April 1 -- Topeka Area Catbackers -- HS seniors who will attend KSU
Topeka Area Catbackers has established a new $1000 scholarship which will be awarded for the first time in the 2019-2020 school year, and annually thereafter. This scholarship will provide financial assistance to a KSU student who is currently enrolled or plans to attend Kansas State. One scholarship will be awarded each school year to a child of a current Topeka Catbacker member. Selection is based on academic achievements, honors, leadership, work and community experience and career goals. Financial need may also be taken in consideration.

April 1 -- Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. - African-American female HS seniors
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. has established a scholarship fund for African-American female high school seniors who wish to enroll in a four-year degree program, on a full-time basis, at an accredited college. In order to qualify for this scholarship, you must live in Shawnee or Douglas, County, attend a Public School (USD 501, USD 437, USD 450 and USD 345) or parochial school. You must also be graduating this spring with a 3.0 GPA or better and must demonstrate community service. Community service may include civic, church or related activities.

April 1 -- Kansas Seed Industry Association -- HS seniors and current college students
The Kansas Seed Industry Association wants to help out future Ag professionals. Are you a student looking to attend a college in Kansas? Are you pursuing a degree in Agronomy, Ag Education, Ag Econ/Business, Ag Communications, Grain/Milling Science, Ag Technology, Ag Farm Management, or Horticulture? If you answered “Yes!” and “Yes!” then you are eligible to get a scholarship from KSIA.

April 1 -- Kansas Securities Commission -- HS seniors who will attend college in Kansas
The Office of the Kansas Securities Commissioner (KSC), the Office of the State Bank Commissioner (OSBC) and the Kansas Insurance Department (KID) are consumer protection agencies dedicated to keeping Kansans informed about issues concerning their finances, and promoting integrity and increasing transparency and fairness in the financial services industry. Our agencies are sponsoring an essay competition and will award up to five scholarships to Kansas high school seniors this year.

April 1 -- Cloud County Community College -- HS seniors who will attend CCCC
CCCC has over 70 Foundation scholarships with thousands of dollars available to award.

April 2 -- Seaman High School Historical Society -- SHS seniors who will attend a 4 year college
The Seaman High School Historical Society will award a scholarship to a SHS graduate who has a 3.00+ cumulative GPA and is enrolled in a field of study of their choice at a 4 year accredited U.S. college or university.
This scholarship was established on May 30, 2002 from member donations to the scholarship fund, memberships and memorials.

April 2 -- Walmart -- HS seniors/current college students who are dependents of a Walmart Associate
The Walmart Dependent Scholarship Program awards scholarships of up to $13,000 that can be used over the course of four academic years. Eligible applicants who complete the online application process will be evaluated based on financial need and academic achievement. Approximately 25% of all eligible applicants will receive scholarships.

April 2 -- Seaman High School Historical Society -- SHS seniors who will study Engineering at a 4 year college
The James P. Cox Family Memorial Scholarship will be awarded by the Seaman High School Historical Society to an applicant who has a 3.25+ cumulative GPA and is enrolled in an Engineering program at a 4 year accredited U.S. college or university.

April 2 -- Seaman High School Historical Society -- SHS seniors who study Agriculture or Medicine at a 4 year US college
The Howard T. Jackson Memorial Scholarship will be awarded by the Seaman High School Historical Society to an applicant who is enrolled in a program of study in the field of Agriculture or Medicine at a 4 year accredited U.S. college or university.
This scholarship was established on February 3, 2014 by 1934 Elizabeth (Jackson) Wooster-Petrik in memory of her father. (member of the Seaman School Board from 1925-1941).

April 2 -- Walmart -- HS seniors who are dependents of a Walmart associate
The Walmart Dependent Scholarship Program awards scholarships of up to $13,000 that can be used over the course of four academic years. Eligible applicants who complete the online application process will be evaluated based on financial need and academic achievement. Approximately 25% of all eligible applicants will receive scholarships.

April 3 -- Sigma Phi Epsilon -- HS senior men who will attend KSU in the fall
Sigma Phi Epsilon will award the Balanced Man Scholarship to applicants who are: committed to their academics, display involvement in their community, lead their peers and pursue a sound body and a sound mind.
*There is no obligation to join or affiliate with our organization.

April 5 -- 2019 Terry Lee Kaylor Memorial Scholarship -- graduating HS seniors
The scholarship was established to provide financial assistance to current graduating high school seniors who are furthering their careers through higher educational or vocational pursuits. Qualified individuals are those who plan to attend a public or private college/university or vocational-technical school. Preferential candidates are current graduating Douglass High School seniors who have maintained a 2.85 cumulative GPA or higher; participated in high school wrestling as a wrestler; plan to pursue a career in equine studies (i.e., career involving horses), agriculture, entrepreneurial studies, or in a vocational area (e.g., diesel mechanic, welding); demonstrate financial need; and fifty percent or more of family income comes from a family farm. Alternative candidates are current graduating high school seniors involved as a wrestling manager and/or participated in high school athletics and/or other school/community activities (e.g., 4-H, County Saddle Club, Future Farmers of America). Students with fewer alternative resources will be given preference. In-eligible if awarded a full-ride. ANY student is encouraged to apply.

One (1) $500 scholarship will be awarded. Scholarship is not renewable.

April 5 -- EXCEL Industries, Inc. Scholarship -- HS seniors and college students
This scholarship is for those who are children or grandchildren of any current full-time employee of EXCEL Industries, Inc. or its subsidiaries who have been employed for a minimum of two (2) years.

April 12 -- Topeka Chapter of The Links, Inc. -- African-American HS students
The Topeka (KS) Chapter of The Links, Incorporated scholarship is dedicated to assisting young African American students in their pursuit of higher education.

April 12 -- Sunrise Optimist Scholarship -- SHS seniors
The Sunrise Optimist Endowment Association will offer three (3) $500 scholarships to Seaman High School seniors this year. Winners will be asked to join the Sunrise Optimists as a special club meeting on April 30th to be recognized.

April 15 -- The BHW Group -- females - HS seniors and current college students
The BHW Group is excited to announce their Women in STEM scholarship. This scholarship is for women who are pursuing an undergraduate or master's degree and are majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics during the 2019-20 school year.

April 15 -- Kansas Association of Mappers -- HS seniors and current college students
The Kansas Association of Mappers (KAM) is now accepting applications online for the John Cowan Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship provides financial assistance to students within the State of Kansas pursuing a professional career in the field of Geography attained through a geographic-focused education.

April 15--Gloria Barron Prize--HS Seniors
The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes celebrates inspiring, public-spirited young people from diverse backgrounds all across North America. Established in 2001 by author T.A. Barron, the Barron Prize annually honors 25 outstanding young leaders ages 8 to 18 who have made a significant positive impact on people, their communities, and the environment.

April 15--National Dairy Shrine--HS seniors planning on a career in dairy journalism or communications
NDS/ McCULLOUGH SCHOLARSHIPS (1st-$2,000 & 2nd-$1,500).
Applicant must be a high school senior planning to enter a four-year-college or university with intent to major in Dairy/Animal Science with a Communications emphasis or Agricultural Journalism with a Dairy/Animal Science emphasis. Student must be planning on a career in dairy journalism or communications. Scholarship is based on communication abilities and future plans. This scholarship is sponsored from a bequest fund sponsored by Marshall .E. McCullough, well-known Georgia nutrition researcher, educator and journalist. Co-sponsored with Dairy Management Inc.


MAY SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES

May 1-31 -- Walmart -- HS seniors and current college students who are Walmart associates
The Walmart Associate Scholarship is available to associates (employees) participating in Walmart’s Lifelong Learning Program through American Public University and for associates pursuing a postsecondary education at an institution of higher education that is located in the U.S. and is accredited and listed on the official site of the U.S. Department of Education (http://ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.aspx). Regardless of whether an associate is enrolled in APU or another accredited institution, eligibility requirements and maximum annual award amounts are the same for all educational institutions.

May 1 -- O'Brate Foundation Scholarships -- HS seniors with financial need
The O’Brate Foundation invites youth with limited resources who are pursuing higher education to apply for a scholarship. They are committed to helping these youth attain their personal goals and become successful members of society. Scholarships are based on financial need and range in size from $1,000 to $5,000 annually. These scholarships are renewable until the age of 25.

May 1 -- Shawnee County 4-H Langley 4-H Scholarships -- current college students
The Langley 4-H Scholarship will provide one (1) $500 scholarship for college students in their sophomore, junior or senior year attending two or four year post-secondary institutions. Recipients must have been a member of Shawnee County 4-H.Selection is based on 4-H merit, with 30 percent weighted on leadership, 30 percent on achievement, 30 percent on participation, and 10 percent total on these criteria in school and/or community. 

May 1 -- Emporia Community Foundation -- HS seniors and current college students
The "What's In Outdoors" Fund was created to serve those interested in getting youth and families "Outside for a Better Inside!" The fund provides a scholarship to Kansas kids interested in making a career out of environmental education or related areas in photography, journalism, communications and conserving our natural resources.

May 1 -- Kansas Career Technical Workforce Grant -- HS seniors/post-secondary students
The Career Technical Workforce Grant is available to students enrolled in an eligible career technical education program operated by a designated Kansas educational institution that has been identified as offering a technical certificate or associate of applied science degree program in a high cost, high demand, or critical industry field. Designated Kansas educational institutions include technical colleges, community colleges, and public four-year colleges that award associate of applied science degrees; and Washburn Institute of Technology. Only technical certificate and associate of applied science degree programs are included among the eligible programs. Preference in awarding goes to applicants with financial need. Priority Deadline: May 1.

May 1 -- Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship -- HS Seniors/post-secondary students
The Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship program is designed to assist financially needy, academically competitive students who are identified as members of any of the following ethnic/racial groups: African American; American Indian or Alaskan Native; Asian or Pacific Islander; or Hispanic. Priority Deadline: May 1.

May 1 -- Kansas State Scholarship -- HS Seniors DESIGNATED as state scholars
The Kansas State Scholarship is designed to assist financially needy students in the top 20-30% of Kansas high school graduates who are designated as state scholars during the senior year of high school. To be eligible to apply for the Kansas State Scholarship, in the 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 by the Kansas Board of Regents.

Priority Deadline: May 1.

May 1 -- Kansas National Guard Educational Assistance -- HS Seniors/post-secondary
The Kansas National Guard Educational Assistance provides a percentage of tuition and fees paid; up to a maximum rate not to exceed the maximum rate that would be charged by the state educational institutions for enrollment. The percentage is determined by the number of eligible students and available appropriations. Students may be pursuing a certificate, diploma or degree program and must be an enlisted member of a Kansas Air/Army National Guard unit. Full-time enrollment not required. Student must have a GED or high school diploma to qualify for this assistance. The member must have less than 20 years of service with the National Guard and not already have obtained a bachelor’s degree.

Priority Deadline: May 1

May 1 -- Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship -- HS Seniors/post-secondary
he Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship requires an obligation to practice as a LPN or RN in Kansas and work for a sponsor. A sponsor means any adult care home, psychiatric hospital, medical care facility, home health agency, local health department or any state agency, which employs LPNs or RNs, licensed by the State of Kansas. The sponsor will provide partial scholarship funding and provide employment upon licensure of the recipient. Recipients must sign an agreements to practice nursing for a sponsor one year for each year of scholarship support. Priority Deadline: May 1.

May 1 -- Kansas Military Service Scholarship -- HS Seniors/post secondary students
The Kansas Military Service Scholarship is available for the payment of tuition and fees at a public Kansas institution for students who are a resident of Kansas and has:

served in military service in international waters or on foreign soil in support of military operations for which the person received hostile fire pay for at least 90 days after September 11, 2001, or served less than such 90 days because of injuries during such military service;
has received an honorable discharge or under honorable conditions (general) discharge from military service or is still in military service; and
has provided copies of military discharge papers (DD-214 form) or active duty orders whichever such paper or order indicate the location of such person’s deployment and indicate the person has served after September 11, 2001, in any military operation for which the person received hostile fire pay.
Because financial need is a priority in awarding this scholarship, students will need to file a FAFSA form. Once your school considers you as a graduate status student, you are not eligible for this scholarship. Priority Deadline: May 1.

May 1 -- Kansas 4-H Geology Project Scholarship -- HS seniors
The 4-H Geology Scholarship is a one-time payment of $250.00 dollars to the successful applicant. Applicants must be a high school senior and have been enrolled in the Geology Project for a minimum of three years.

May 3 -- ACT Scholarship Giveaway -- HS JUNIORS and SOPHOMORES
10th and 11th graders who register for the June 8th or July 13th ACT test can opt-in for a chance to win a scholarship (up to $40,000) and tech package (($5,000). Students can call enter the giveaway by mail without registering for the test or making a purchase. See official rules for details for the alternate method of entry.

May 10 -- Emporia State University -- HS Seniors who want to become coaches
Emporia State University is excited to announce that we will be offering five $500 scholarships to future coaches. The scholarship program will begin in the 2019-20 school year.

May 31 -- Divorce Matters -- HS seniors and current college students
Divorce Matters is a divorce & family law firm located in Greenwood Village, CO. They would like to announce the Divorce Matters Scholarship.

This scholarship is available high school seniors and current college students who have either had parents go through a divorce or who have gone through a divorce themselves. Divorce Matters understands how difficult it can be to pay for college after being involved in a divorce and want to help someone afford a better education.

Applications taken year-round--International Bullying Prevention Program--HS seniors and current college students
Two $500 scholarships are available to students (citizens of the U.S.) who have shown dedication and passion for bullying prevention efforts in their school or community. Applications are accepted year-round. Winners will be notified in July and checks are mailed in August.

JUNE SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES

June 1 -- Colton Christenson Memorial Scholarship -- graduating seniors from any high school
Three (3) $1,000 Colton Christenson Memorial Scholarships are available to seniors graduating high school who will attend college. Applicants must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and be involved in extra-curricular activities while in high school.

June 14 -- ACT Scholarship Giveaway -- HS JUNIORS and SOPHOMORES
10th and 11th graders who register for the June 8th or July 13th ACT test can opt-in for a chance to win a scholarship (up to $40,000) and tech package (($5,000). Students can call enter the giveaway by mail without registering for the test or making a purchase. See official rules for details for the alternate method of entry.

June 15--Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program--HS Seniors
Horatio Alger National Career & Technical Scholarship Program (1020 awards up to $2,500 each). Receive up to $2,500 to pursue a career or technical certificate/degree. 

June 30 -- Jim Kincaid Memorial Foundation -- HS Senior Males who will attend KSU
$1,000 Scholarship will be awarded to two young men that are currently seniors in high school and attend Kansas State University in the Fall of 2019.

June 30 -- College Raptor -- HS seniors
To help students take a thoughtful approach to the college decision process and pay for college, College Raptor is awarding a $2,500 scholarship.

June 30 -- Revive Solutions -- HS seniors and current college students
Our company was founded by Rory Beyer, Moseley Andrews, and Sameer Jafri during their senior year in college. They are building a next generation Automated External Defibrillator (AED). It’s usable by anyone, anywhere, anytime. Because their origins stem from their time and experiences in college, it’s only natural that they are incredibly strong advocates of the innovative ideas fostered by higher education.

June 1 -- Aspiring Animation Professionals -- HS students interested in pursuing a career in animation
The "Aspiring Animation Professional" Scholarship Program. This is the 5th year we are awarding this scholarship for AnimationCareerReview.com. We are offering high school seniors the opportunity to win a $1,000 scholarship. This will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing an animation career path at an accredited post-secondary school or college.

June 1 -- Aspiring Fashion Professionals -- HS students interested in pursuing a career in fashion
The "Aspiring Fashion Professional" Scholarship. This is a $1,000 scholarship that will be awarded to students that are interested in pursuing a fashion degree at an accredited post-secondary school or college.

June 30 -- Skin Care Ox -- females, HS seniors and current college students
Our scholarship is called The Beauty + Wellness Scholarship for Women and each quarter we award $1,000 + a care package filled with healthy organic goodies to young women who are striving to maintain their health and wellness as they pursue their higher education goals.

Applications taken year-round--International Bullying Prevention Program--HS seniors and current college students
Two $500 scholarships are available to students (citizens of the U.S.) who have shown dedication and passion for bullying prevention efforts in their school or community. Applications are accepted year-round. Winners will be notified in July and checks are mailed in August.

JULY SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINES

July 1 -- Kansas State Delta Chi Educational Foundation -- HS senior males who will attend KSU in the fall of 2018
The Kansas State Delta Chi Educational Foundation was created in 1998 to provide a way for alumni, parents, friends, and undergraduates to support the educational and programming needs of fellow students. There are two $250 scholarships that are awarded to incoming freshmen males at KSU.

July 31-- UEW Healthcare--HS seniors and current college students
UEW Healthcare is pleased to offer a $1,000 UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship. The Scholarship is open nationwide to those who will be attending college fall semester of 2018. Special consideration will be give to an undergraduate who is interested in pursuing a career in Home Healthcare and knows someone that worked in the nuclear industry and was subsequently approved for benefits under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program (EEOICPA), but anyone meeting the requirements & can demonstrate an interested in pursuing a career in Healthcare will be considered. This Award will be presented to current college students, but high school seniors who will be attending school in the fall semester of 2018 are also welcome to apply.

July 15-- Balanced Man Scholarships @ WSU - senior males who will attend Wichita State University
Sigma Phi Epsilon at Wichita State University will award two or three $1,000 scholarships to incoming freshmen men who exhibit qualities of sound mind and sound body. Applicants do NOT have to be interested in joining Sigma Phi Epsilon or even Greek Life at Wichita State University. The point of the scholarship is to reward students with leadership, high academic achievement, community involvement, and overall good character.

Applications taken year-round--International Bullying Prevention Program--HS seniors and current college students
Two $500 scholarships are available to students (citizens of the U.S.) who have shown dedication and passion for bullying prevention efforts in their school or community. Applications are accepted year-round. Winners will be notified in July and checks are mailed in August.