State

Kansas Board of Regents
State of Kansas Student Aid Application for students who have taken the Regents Curriculum or higher.
May apply online at http://www.kansasregents.org

Barton Community College
Sports Medicine Department/Athletic Training
Books and Tuition Opportunity
Applicant must complete assigned work with specific sports, be an incoming Freshman or current Sophomore, maintain a 2.0 GPA, complete a two year program. 
For more information visit http://www.bartonsports.com

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY
Women's Rowing, if interested please contact Grace Riekenberg, at 785-587-7861 or email her at http://row4ksu@ksu.edu

EMPORIA STATE UNIVERSITY
Black and Gold Visit Days and Saturday Visits through May that will include admissions and scholarship information, residence hall and campus tours, plus a Student Life/Academic Fair, where students can meet with all departments on campus.  Drawings for scholarships during the event.
For more information call 877-468-6378 or visit http://www.emporia.edu/admissions

Deadline: November 1
Grand Masonic Lodge of AF & AM of Kansas School Essay Contest
Awards ranging $4000-$500
Juniors and Seniors attending a Kansas HS, minimum of 300 words/maximum of 500 words, typed, double spaced, 12 point font, Topic is: "In marketing the State of Kansas to a national audience (trying to entice people to locate here), what would be the major focus of your campaign.  Applications available in the counseling department - return all applications to HS Counselor

 Deadline: November 15
Hagan Scholarship
Award will cover the unmet financial need from $2000 to $10,000 per year

Seniors must have maintained a four year graduation schedule, maintained a 3.5 GPA, must score 23 or higher on ACT,  Fill out FASFA early (using 2010 information), qualify for a pell grant or have an EFC of less than $12,000, must have an unmet need in excess of $4000, can not have been convicted of a felony.  Applications available in the Counseling Dept. or online at www.hsfmo.org

Deadline: November 15 (final deadline February 15)
Fort Hays ACT Scholarships
$500-$1200 Awards
Based solely on ACT Scores, apply at www.fhsu.edu/finaid

Deadline: November - Check for exact Exam Date
Washburn University Competitive Scholarship Exam
$500-$2000 Awards

Seniors must attend Washburn University, take the Garvey Exam (offered in Topeka), must have a 3.25 GPA, register for the exam at www.washburn.edu

Deadline: December 1
KU Madison and Lila Self Engineering Leadership Fellows (SELF) Program
$24,000 plus enrichment program Award

Must be a senior strong in Math and Science, have a vision for success, a passion more than scores for Math and Science, and strong leadership skills, apply at www.engr.ku.edu/self or contact the SELF Program Director at engrself@ku.edu or 785-864-2945

Deadline: December - Check for Exact Exam Date
Washburn University Competitive Scholarship Exam
$500-$2000 Awards

Seniors must attend Washburn University, take the Garvey Exam (offered in Shawnee, Wichita and Hays), must have a 3.25 GPA, register for the exam at www.washburn.edu

Deadline: December - Check for Exact Exam Date
Washburn University Competitive Scholarship Exam
$500-$2000 Awards

Seniors must attend Washburn University, take the Garvey Exam (offered in Topeka), must have a 3.25 GPA, register for the exam at www.washburn.edu

Deadline: December 10
  K-State Civic Leadership Scholarship
$4000-$2000 Awards

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. Must have exemplary record of community service, HS Senior, Admitted to K-State, apply at www.k-state.edu/admissions/finaid/civicleadership.html

Deadline: December 31
Youth Educational Scholarship Constitution Bee
Awards totally $5,750

All 9-12 Kansas High School Students may apply and must plan on attending a two or four year public/private university or technical/trade school.  Apply online at www.yesforliberty.org

Deadline: January 9
Washburn University Leadership Institute
Up to $8000 in Awards

This is for developing leaders who plan to attend Washburn University, maintain a 3.0 GPA, must make annual progress towards a Leadership minor or Leadership Studies Certificate, applications available at www.washburn.edu/leadership

Deadline: January 11
Wichita State University Jabara Entrepreneurship Competition
Award of two $20,000 four year scholarships

HS Seniors may apply, minimum of 3.5 GPA, 24 ACT, must declare a major in Entrepreneurship, be admitted to WSU by Jan. 1st, apply online at www.wichita.edu/entrescholarship

Deadline: January 20
The Art Institute Fashion Design or Fashion Management
Award includes Half Tuition at Art Institute, VIP trip to NY City, “Meet/Greet” at Seventeen Magazine, $500 shopping spree at DKNY, and $500 gift card to shop anywhere in NY

Apply at www.artinstitutes.edu/passion4fashion

Deadline: January 26
Kansas State Chapter of Acacia Fraternity
$500-$1000 Awards

Awarded to young men who display motivation for personal success, an interest in studying the principles of leadership, and who plan to attend Kansas State University.  applications available at www.kstateacacia.org

Deadline: February 1
KU Hixson Opportunity Award
$5000 for four years Awarded

This award is for incoming freshman who want to attend KU and would otherwise not be able to because of personal challenges and/or financial hardship.  It is designed for students who have faced significant challenges that may hinder their ability to attend college, and thus, the award amounts are significant. applications available at www.scholarships.ku.edu/hixson.shtml

Deadline: February 3
The Culinary Art Institute Best Teen Chef Competition
$1000-$4000 Awards

Apply at www.artinstitute.edu/BTC

Deadline: Feburuary 4
Bethany Honors and Scholarship Day
$500 Award to all participants

Applicants must have 3.5 GPA, 25 ACT, and be in top 1/4 of class.  800-826-2281 or www.bethanylb.edu

Deadline: February 15
University of Kansas
True Gentlemen Leadership Scholarship
$5,000 Scholarship

Applicant must be an incoming male freshman, enroll as a full time student at the University of Kansas for 2012-2013 academic year, demonstrate a 3.0 GPA in high school, be interested in contributing as a member of the Greek community.
For more information and complete scholarship information please email scholarship@ksalpha.net 

Deadline: February 15
Kansas Sons of the American Legion
Jay B. Thielen Scholarship
$500.00 Award

Any high School senior, college freshman or sophomore who is a U.S. citizen is eligible to apply. Must be an average or better student scholastically, be a High School senior, college level freshmen or sophomores who are enrolled or intend to enroll in an approved Jr. College, college, university or trade school located in Kansas, must be the son, daughter, grandson, granddaughter of a member of the Kansas Sons of the American Legion or a member of the Kansas Sons of the American legion for the past three (3) consecutive years.  Applicant may obtain eligibility through a deceased member whose membership was paid up in The Sons of the American Legion in the year of death.
Applications available online at www.ksamlegion.org

  Deadline: February 15
Ted and Nora Anderson Scholarship Fund
(4) $500.00 Scholarships

Applicant must be an average or better student scholastically, High school senior, college level freshmen/sophomore who are enrolled or intend to enroll in an approved Junior College, College, University or Trade School located in the state of Kansas, son or daughter of a veteran; parent(s) must have been a member of The Kansas American Legion and/or Kansas American Legion Auxiliary for the past three consecutive years, may be the son or daughter of a deceased member whose membership was paid up in The American Legion and/or Auxiliary in the year of death.
Applications available at www.ksamlegion.org
 

Deadline: February 15
The American Legion Department of Kansas
Junior Shooting Sports Scholarship
$500.00 Award

The applicant must be a Kansas boy or girl who has participated in an American Legion sponsored Shooting Sports program in the State and Regional levels, must be an average or better student scholastically, high school junior, senior or college level freshmen who are enrolled or plan to enroll in and approved Jr. college, college, university, or trade school in the State of Kansas.
Applications available at www.ksamlegion.org

Deadline: February 15
Charles W. & Annette Hill
Scholarship Fund
$1000.00 Award

The applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, desire to engage in the Fields of Science, Engineering or Business Administration, be a descendent of a member of the American Legion.
Applications available at www.ksamlegion.org

Deadline: February 15
Rosedale Post 346 Scholarship Fund
$1,500.00 (2)

The applicant must be an average or better student scholastically, be a High School senior, College level freshmen or sophomores who are enrolled or intend to enroll in an approved Junior College, College, University or Trade School located in the state of Kansas, must be the son or daughter of a veteran; parents must have been a member of The Kansas American Legion and/pr Kansas American Legion Auxiliary for the past three (3) consecutive years. The applicant may be the son or daughter of a deceased member whose membership was paid up in The American Legion and/or Auxiliary in the year of death.
Applications available at www.ksamlegion.org

Deadline: February 15
American Legion Music Committee Scholarship
$1000.00 grant

Applicant must be a Kansas resident, have a distinguished background in the field of music and will major or minor in music at an approved Kansas Jr. College, college or university in Kansas, be an average or better student scholastically.  Offered only to HS seniors, college level freshmen or sophomores.
Applications available at www.ksamlegion.org
 

Deadline: February 15
Hugh A. Smith
$500.00 Award

The applicant must be an average or better student scholastically, be a High School senior, College level freshmen or sophomores who are enrolled or intend to enroll in an approved Junior College, College, University or Trade School located in the state of Kansas, must be the son or daughter of a veteran; parents must have been a member of The Kansas American Legion and/pr Kansas American Legion Auxiliary for the past three (3) consecutive years.  The applicant may be the son or daughter of a deceased member whose membership was paid up in The American Legion and/or Auxiliary in the year of death.
Applications available at www.ksamlegion.org

Deadline: February 15
Albert M. Lappin Scholarship Fund
$1000.00 Award

Applicants must be a high school senior, college freshman, or sophomore who is a US citizen, must be an average or better student scholastically, high school senior, college level freshmen or sophomore who are enrollend or intend to enroll in a an approved Junior College, College, University, or Trade School located in the state of Kansas, must be the son, daughter, grandson, or granddaughter of a member of the Kansas Sons of the American Legion or a member of the Kansas Sons of the American Legion for the past three (3) Consecutive years, applicant may obtain eligibility through a deceased member whose memebership was paid up in The Sons of the American Legion in the year of death.
Applications available at www.ksamlegion.org

Deadline: February 15
John and Geraldine Hobble
Licensed Practical Nursing Scholarship
$300.00 Grant

Applicant must be a Kansas resident, demonstrate financial need, attain the age of 18 prior to taking the Kansas State Board examination, must attend an accredited Kansas school which awards a diploma for Licensed Practical Nursing, and pursue this profession in a health related institution such as a nursing home or hospital located in the State of Kansas.
Applications available at www.ksamlegion.org

Deadline: March 1
The American Academy of Dramatic Arts (New York/Los Angeles, Ca)
Awards vary
Interested seniors must see the HS Counselor for a recommendation for scholarships to the two-year acting conservatory program. 

Deadline: February 23
University of Kansas Medical Center Images of Aging Photo Contest
$350-$15 Awards

Students do not have to attend University of Kansas Medical Center, photo must include at least one person age 60 or older, prints must be 8" x 10", prints must be high quality (no cell phone images), maximum of three prints may be submitted, contest open to all amateur and professional photographers in Kansas, information and applications available in the Counseling Dept or online at http://www2.kumc.edu/coa

Deadline: March 1
James Komatz/Delta Chi Memorial Scholarship
$250 Scholarship

Incoming Male freshman that will be attending Kansas State University, have a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 Scale
Applications available in the Counselor's office.

Deadline: March 1
Kansas City Associated Equipment Distributors Scholarship
$2000 Award over two years

Intended for both male and females attending a vocational/technical school, and pursuing a certificate or associates degree in Diesel Mechanics or Heavy Equipment Repair, students must attend full time, applications available in the Counseling Dept. 

Deadline: March 1
KU J.L. Cleland GLBT Non-Discrimination Scholarship
Resident Tuition and Fees Awarded

Developed to help eliminate hatred, violence, and bigotry against gay, lesbian, bi-sexual, and transgender (GLBT) persons, applicants must be an incoming freshman who has experienced discrimination, bullying, and/or violence based on the belief, real or perceived, that said students are GLBT.  applications available at www.affordability.ku.edu

Deadline: March 2
The Photography Art Institute Storyteller’s Photography Competition
Awards not listed

Apply at www.artinstitute.edu/photocompetition

Deadline: March - Check for Exact Test Date
Kansas Board of Regents Vocational Education Scholarship
240 ($500) scholarships

Scholarships are based on test scores.  This test is only given in March and students must take the exam in order to be considered for the scholarship.  applications are available in the Counseling Dept or online at http://www.kansasregents.org/resources/PDF/1543-appbrochure1213.pdf

Deadline: March 7
KSCPA (Kansas Society of CPA's) $11,800 in awards

Offered without regard to financial need, scholarships are awarded to students who rank high in the ACT or SAT examinations, will attend a Kansas university or college, plan to major in accounting, and demonstrate leadership through involvement in extra-curricular activities. Applications available online at http://www.kscpa.org

Deadline: March 8
Sigma Nu Excellence Scholarship
(2) $500.00 Scholarships

Applicant must be an outstanding Male high school senior exemplifying excellence in leadership, academics, and community involvement. Not required to become a member of Sigma Nu Fraternity nor enter into Greek Life.
Applications available online at http://www.k-state.edu/sigmanu

Deadline: March 9
Senator Robert J. Dole Public Service Scholarship Program
(60) $1000.00 Scholarships

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior, be maintaining a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale, involved in a significant amount of volunteer community service projects or public service activities, enroll no later than fall following graduation in a full-time undergraduate course of study at a Kansas Regents "University" or Washburn University
For additional information please visit http://www.sms.scholarshipamerica.org/senatordolepublic service

Deadline: March 9 (Postmarked by)
THE KANSAS ASSOCIATION OF COLLEGIATE REGISTRARS AND ADMISSIONS OFFICERS (KACRAO)
GLENN LYGRISSE/KACRAO SCHOLARSHIP
4 ($250) scholarships

Scholarship recipient must be a Senior at a Kansas High School, have a cumulative seventh semester GPA of 3.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale, have a minimum ACT composite score of 22 or an SAT-I combined score of 1020, Submit a complete application(application form, essay, letters of reference and resume) Postmarked by March 9, and provide evidence of leadership experience. 
Apply online at http://www.kacrao.org

Deadline: March 12
The American Legion
High School Oratorical Scholarship Program "A Constitutional Speech Contest"
         1st Place- $18,000, 2nd Place- $16,000, 3rd Place- $14,000
$3,000 in other awards
Eligible Participants in the contest shall be citizens of or lawful permanent residents of the US, be a bona fide student under the age of 20 years on the date of the national contest who is presently enrolled in HS or Junior HS.
For more information please visit the Counseling office.

Deadline: April 1
Emporia Sigma Phi Epsilon Balanced Man
(5) Awards in the amounts of $500, $200, and $100

Senior boys must attend Emporia State University, there is no obligation to join Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, students must excel in the development of sound mind and sound body during high school, exhibit balance, all-around excellence, and leadership skills. Applications available in the Counseling Dept.

Deadline: April 1
The American Legion Eagle Scout of the Year
$10,000 in awards

Applicant must be a registered, active member of a Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Scout Team, or Venturing Crew chartered to an American Legion post, American Legion Auxiliary member, and have received an Eagle Scout Award, Be an active member of his religious institution and must have received the appropriate Boy Scout religious emblem.  Have demonstrated practical citizenship in church, school, Scouting, and Community.  have reached his 15th birthday and be enrolled in HS at the time selected.
For more information please visit the Counselor's office.

Deadline: April 2
Kansas Masonic Foundaton, Inc.
Cynthia Ruth Russell Memorial Grant for the physically challenged (handicapped)
Applicant must be a Kansas resident, attend a Kansas institution of higher education, maintain at least a 2.5 cumulative GPA and be a full-time student to qualify.
Applications available in the Counselor's office

Deadline: April 2
Kansas Junior Golf Scholarship
(5) $5000 Grant
Applicant must have participated in junior golf activities, including high school golf.  Awarded to Kansas high school seniors based on academic performance, leadership, a written essay and financial need.  Must attend a Kansas college or university, including community colleges.
For application visit http://www.kansasgolf.org/foundation/scholarships

Deadline: Mid June
Kansas Masonic Foundation Student Loan/Scholarship Program
Awards vary - based on need
This starts out as a loan, but after two years in the program, remaining full-time as a student, have maintained a minimum 3.5 GPA, and major in certain areas of study may qualify for the scholarship.  These loans are designed for for a four year educational process, repayment starts one year after completion of a four year degree, interest starts at eh date of completion of school or the termination of agreement, application request forms are available in the Counseling Dept.  

Deadline: July 15
The Paul E. Flaherty
Athletic Scholarship
$250.00 Grant

Applicant boy or girl that has participated in some form of High School Athletics, be an average or better student scholastically, senior or college level freshman/sophomore who are enrolled or intend to enroll in an approved junior college, college, university, or trade school will be considered.
Applications available at www.ksamlegion.org

Deadline: July 15
The Dr. Irvin L. "Click" Cowger Memorial Baseball Scholarship
$500.00 Scholarship
Applicant must be a boy that has participated in Kansas American Legion Baseball program, must be an average or better student scholastically, high school senior, college level freshmen/sophomore who are enrolled or intend to enroll in an approved junior college, college, university, or trade school in the State of Kansas will be considered.
Applications available at www.ksamlegion.org