9-12 Scholarship Opportunities

Kansas Post-Secondary Scholarships


Listed below are Kansas post-secondary institutions and links to their scholarship page (click on the college of your choice). We strongly encourage you to apply for admission and apply for scholarships for which you may qualify. Apply early, apply often!


---Allen County Community College

---Baker University

---Barclay College

---Barton Community College

---Benedictine College

---Bethany College

---Bethel College

---Brown Mackie College - Kansas City

---Brown Mackie College - Salina

---Butler Community College

---Central Christian College of Kansas

---Cloud County Community College

---Coffeyville Community College

---Colby Community College

---Cowley Community College

---Dodge City Community College

---Emporia State University

---Fort Hays State University

---Fort Scott Community College

---Friends University

---Garden City Community College

---Haskell Indian National University

---Highland Community College

---Hutchinson Community College

---Independence Community College

---Johnson County Community College

---Kansas City Kansas Community College

---Kansas State University

---Kansas Wesleyan University

---Labette Community College

---Manhattan Christian College

---McPherson College

---MidAmerica Nazarene University

---Neosho County Community College

---Newman University

---Ottawa University

---Pittsburg State University

---Pratt Community College

---Seward County Community College

---Southwestern College

---Sterling College

---Tabor College

---University of Kansas

---University of St. Mary

---Washburn University

---Washburn Institute of Technology

---Wichita State University



Playing With Purpose Award


---Available for sophomore, junior and senior athletes

---Must maintain a minimum “C” grade point average or higher

---Currently a varsity level athlete in one or more sports

---$14,000 of scholarships are available to Christian Student Athletes

---Apply Here


Kansas Masonic Foundation Scholarships

            ---Various scholarships can be found at: Click Here

College Niche

            ---Various scholarships can be found at: Click Here

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

            ---Various scholarships can be found at: Click Here

American Legion Scholarships

            ---Various scholarships can be found at: Click Here

Central Kansas Community Foundation Scholarship Cycles

            ---Find a variety of scholarships offered by non-profit organizations by starting at this site             ---Click Here

All Scholarships

            ---Listing of all scholarships in the JVL College Counseling database sorted by deadline.             ---Click Here

Call Me Mister - Kansas State University Program

            ---Provides housing and dining scholarships, an academic support system, a cohort system for social and cultural support, assistance with job placements,             and teacher education at KSU             ---Applicants must be attending KSU and go into education             ---Recruiting African American males from across Kansas             ---Contact: Nicholas Wiggins at (913) 205-9336

Truck Center Companies Scholarships

            ---Available to seniors who will be enrolling in and graduating from accredited community and technical colleges in diesel or collision repair technology.             ---Must include a letter of acceptance from the college the applicant will be attending             ---Provide one letter of recommendation from a current or former teacher             ---Include one-page (500 words or less) typed essay identifying why you want to study diesel technology and your educational and career goals
            ---
A total of $5,000 will be paid directly to the diesel or collision repair technology program on behalf of the selected individual as follows:

  • $1,500 will be paid out at the beginning of the diesel or collision repair technology program
  • $3,500 will be paid out at the start of the second half of the diesel or collision repair technology program.
            ---Apply Here

September -- Siemens Westinghouse Science and Technology Competition

---May enter as part of a team or as an individual

---All high school students (from grades 9-12) are eligible to enter projects as part of a two or three member team

---Awards between $1,000 and $100,000

---High school students willing to challenge themselves in scientific research ---Apply Here

September -- Scholastic Writing/Art/Video Awards

---Awards for young artists and writers

---Awards range from $150 up to full-tuition paid

---Students in grades 7-12 are eligible

---Submit writing or art portfolios

---Awards Open: September 14, 2016

---Deadlines vary

---Apply Here

September -- Shout It Out Scholarship!  

---Award amount $1,500

---All students ages 13 and up

---Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application

---Be currently enrolled (or enroll no later than the fall of 2017) in an accredited post-secondary institution of higher education

---Submit an online short written response (250 words or less) for the scholarship topic:  “If you could say one thing to the entire world at once, what would it be and why?” ---Deadline: September 30, 2016 ---Complete application required with contact information, demographic, academic details at: Apply Here

October -- The Wendy's Heisman Scholarship   

---Award amount $1,000 to $10,000

---Requires at least a "B" average, participation in at least one sport and a leader and role model in the school

---Phase 1 application due October 3, 2016

---For details Apply Here


October -- Tradition of Caring Scholarship 

---Awarded to mortuary science students

---Requires at least a 2.5 GPA

---Application due October 15, 2016

---For details Apply Here


October -- McKinley Langford Burnett College Scholarship

---Must be a graduating senior

---Must possess at least a cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale

---Must submit an official transcript, a wallet size picture and the application

---Must submit three letters of recommendation

---Must submit a 500-word essay on "Achieving My Personal Goals Through Education"

---Find application at the bottom of this page titled NAACP McKinley Langford Burnett Scholarship

---Due October 29, 2016


October -- Horatio Alger Association Scholarships

---Award amounts up to $25,000

---Senior students with a strong commitment to pursue a bachelor's degree

---Demonstrated financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income required)

---Be involved in co-curricular and community service activities

---Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity

---Minimum GPA of 2.0

---For details Apply Here


October -- National Achievement Scholarship Program   

---Juniors take the PSAT for National Merit

---Minority students enter the National Achievement Program when they take the PSAT/NMSQT and compete for 800 achievement awards

---National Merit Scholars are determined by this test

---Preparation help at SAT.com

---Check with your counselor about how to get information regarding this scholarship ---$16 must be paid during the month of September ---Apply Here


October -- Christopher Reeve Award

---Available for 9th-12th grade students who show tremendous compassion and caring in serving their community

---Must be nominated by a non-relative

---Nominations accepted between October 1 through December 15

---$1,000 Award

---Apply Here

October -- Stokes Educational Scholarship Program

---Available to high school seniors who plan to major in computer science or computer/electrical engineering

---Minority students encouraged to apply

---Sponsored by the National Security Agency

---Must have a minimum SAT score of 1200 (600 reading and writing and 600 math) or an ACT score of 25

---Must have a 3.0 GPA or above on a 4 point scale

---Must complete comprehensive application process

---Application due October 31, 2016

---Apply Here

November -- David M. Wall Scholarship (Must attend KU)

---THS senior who will pursue a degree in the KU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

---Provides funds for 100% tuition and books for up to 30 credit hours each academic year for four years

---Must be submitted by November 1, 2016

---Requires 500 word essay, completed application form, and a letter of reference

---Must complete FAFSA application by March 1

---Winner selected and notified no later than April 1, 2017

---See Mrs. Locke in Room 132 to receive application


November -- Prudential Spirit of Community Award

---Prestigious award from the National Association of Secondary School Principals

---Students in grades 5-12 are eligible

---Community service and volunteerism are the basis of the award. (50 hours of service for age 14 and younger, 100 hours for those older)

---Essay questions about activity, effort, impact, personal growth, and inspiration with a lengthy application

---This is an unrestricted cash award that is given to the student and can be used at the institution of their choice ---Apply Here

November -- First Freedom

---National essay and video contest examining the history and current-day relevance of religious freedom

---$ 2,500 awards

---Open to 9th-12th grade students at all levels of academic placement

---Apply Here

November -- Masonic Grand Lodge of Kansas Essay Contest

---11th and 12th grade students are eligible

---300 to 500 word essay, one original and one copy is to be submitted and presented to the local lodge

---Awards range $500 to $4,000 to be used at in-state college or university

---Must be submitted by November 1, 2016

---Inquiries may be directed by mail to the Grand Lodge or interested students may contact their local Masonic Lodge for more information ---Apply Here

November -- Veterans of Foreign Wars Voice of Democracy Competition

---Record your original 3 to 5 minute essay on a standard cassette tape or CD

---Entry to local VFW Post

---Open to students in grades 9 to 12

---Awards up to $30,000

---Writing and recording a broadcast script on an annual theme. This year the theme is “My Responsibility to America.” ---Deadline: November 1, 2016 ---Apply Here


November -- The Spirit of Anne Frank Scholarship

            ---High school seniors attending a four year college in the fall of 2016             ---Applicants are required to write a 1000 word essay describing contribution(s) they have made to their community and how their goals are inspired by Anne
            Frank. The essay 
should relate a single personal experience that demonstrates a commitment to social justice through peace initiatives, by taking a stand
            against discrimination of any type, reaching out to underserved community members, or working to bring diverse people together.
            ---Require 2 letters of recommendation
            ---Applications can only be submitted online
            ---Deadline: Applications accepted from November 2 to February 19
            ---Apply Here

December -- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Essay Contest

---1st-12th grades

---Essay required

---Exemplify the principles of peace and justice as exemplified by MLK

---Awarded at the Phillip V. Ashford Stop the Violence Day

---Winners featured in the Topeka Capital Journal

 ---Find application at the bottom of this page titled "2017 Living the Dream"

December -- National Society Sons of the American Revolution Essay Contest

---Open to 10th-12th grade students

---Awards up to $2,500

---Several scholarships including the Eagle Scout Award and the Knight Essay Contest

---Apply Here

December -- Music Student Scholarship Application

---9th-12th grade students are eligible

---250 word essay on keeping music in the school curriculum

---$1,000 scholarships

---Apply Here

December -- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  2014 Student Art Competition

 

            ---Open to students 1st -12th grade

---Any two dimensional (flat) art media may be submitted including but not limited to: paintings, photography, drawings—charcoal, pastels, or pencil

---All art entries should be matted and the dimensions may not exceed 24 x 36 inches

---Each art piece should represent the artistic interpretation of peace, diversity, justice, non-violence or human rights as reflected in a quote or principle from advocates such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Mahatma K. Ghandi, Nelson Mandela, Cesar E. Chavez or another great leader who promoted these principles

---Students may also submit artwork that promotes the 2017 Living the Dream theme: “We must build dikes of courage to hold back the floods of fear."

---Find application at the bottom of this page titled "2017 Living the Dream"

---Deadline December 5, 2016


December -- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  2014 Student Poetry Competition

                

            ---Open to students in 5th – 12th grades

            ---Poems should be typed or written in legible handwriting.  All poems must be the original work of the student. Offensive and profane language is prohibited

            ---All students will be required to memorize, recite and follow the text of their poem at the Poetry Judging Competition

           ---Judges scoring based on originality and recitation

---Poems submitted should represent the writer’ interpretation of peace, diversity, justice, non-violence, or human rights as reflected in a quote or principle from advocates such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Mahatma K. Ghandi, Nelson Mandela, Cesar E. Chavez or another great leader who promoted these principles -----Students may also submit artwork that promotes the 2017 Living the Dream theme: “We must build dikes of courage to hold back the floods of fear."

---Find application at the bottom of this page titled "2017 Living the Dream"

---Deadline December 5, 2016


December -- Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 2014 Student Essay Competition

                

            ---Open to students 1st-12th grade

           ---Typed or handwritten (legible) in 500 words or less

           ---All entries submitted shall be double-spaced and submitted in a neat format as the winning essays will be displayed. The
            student’s name should only appear on the essay entry form.

           ---Graduating high school seniors must submit a separate essay for the Living the dream college scholarship application

---The essay should represent the writer’s interpretation of peace, diversity, justice, non-violence or human rights as reflected in a quote or principle from advocates such as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Mahatma K. Ghandi, Nelson Mandela, Cesar E. Chavez or another great leader who promoted these principles Students may also submit artwork that promotes the 2017 Living the Dream theme: “We must build dikes of courage to hold back the floods of fear."

---Find application at the bottom of this page titled "2017 Living the Dream"

---Deadeline December 5, 2016


December -- Friends of the Topeka High School Library

            ---Available to seniors             ---Applicants must further their education at a trade school, community college, or college/university             ---Provide a resume or list of activities completed while at THS             ---Submit a paper on plans for after high school             ---Submit an essay on the following: The need for libraries in a democratic and information rich society             ---$500 non-renewable             ---Deadline: December 4, 2016             ---Submit all of this to the Topeka High library

December -- Golden City Sertoma Club

            ---Graduating seniors who have a "C" average (2.0 GPA)
            --Applicants must have a plan for financing their education and demonstrate qualities of leadership, good citizenship, and
            community service.
            ---Four scholarships available at $200-$400
            ---Deadline:

December -- Points Scholarship

            ---$10,000 to 10 awardees                       ----Must be 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the U.S.                          ---Deadline: December 15, 2017


December -- ACACIA Fraternity - Kansas State Chapter

            ---Graduating males attending KSU in the fall
            
---Applicants must display motivation for personal success and an interest in studying principles of leadership
            
---One-time scholarships: One scholarship worth $1,000 and two worth $500            
            
---Deadline: December 18 (priority) through January 8 - applications received by the priority date will be given preference
            
---Apply Here

December -- Top Ten List Scholarship

---Open to students 13 and older

---250 word essay on “Create a Top Ten List of the top ten things you love about you.”

---$1,500 Award Amount

---Deadline: December 31, 2016

---Apply Here

January -- GE Reagan Foundation Scholarship

---Must demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship

---3.0 GPA or better

---US citizen

---Plan to attend a 4-year college

---$10,000 renewable scholarship

---Deadline: January 5, 2017

---Apply Here

January -- KU David M. Wall Scholarship

---Open to students who plan to attend KU. Must have admission application submitted to KU by November 1, 2016

---Covers 100% of tuition and fees for four years with an allowance for books

---500 word essay "Imagine you are discussing life after high school with your classmates. How would you explain the value of higher education to a classmate who believed that college was financially out of reach for them?"

---All scholarship application materials are due by Thursday, Jan. 15, 2017

---See Mrs. Locke for the official application


January -- Margaret Van Horn Scholarship

           ---Available to Kansas High School, College, and/or Technical School Students

           ---$300 awarded annually to offset the cost of tuition, books, class fees, supplies, or other scholastic expenses.

           ---Submit a one page typed essay "Why I am Choosing an Education or Business-Related Career or Vocation"

           ---Deadline: January 20, 2017


January -- Navy ROTC Scholarships

---You may start the process of applying during the second semester of your junior year of high school

---Students may apply for only one of the three scholarship program options-Navy, Nurse or Marine Corps

---Before the application can be finalized and forwarded for selection consideration, you must ensure that a copy of your complete transcript, including your entire junior year, is forwarded to your recruiter

---Students with 30 or more semester hours or 45 or more quarter hours of college credit upon application are not eligible for four-year NROTC Scholarships; these students should see professors of naval science at host the university's NROTC unit to discuss other scholarship opportunity.

---Apply Here

January -- Everence Scholarship

 

            ---$2,000 first, $1,000 second, and $500 third prize to be split evenly between the winner and their favorite charity

            ---Students ages 15 and up are eligible

           ---Create a 250 word maximum essay, this year’s theme is “How does your faith influence how you earn, save, spend, borrow, or invent your money?

            ---Deadline: Applications accepted between January 1, 2017 through February 28, 2017

          ---Apply Here

January -- JFK Profile in Courage Essay Contest

---Students in grades 9-12 are eligible

---Essays of no more than 1,000 words describing an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official that occurred during or after 1956, using 5 or more sources and with a bibliography

---A $5,000 cash award and 6 finalists will be awarded by Caroline Kennedy ---Deadline: January 4, 2017 ---Apply Here

January -- The Kelly Lynn Lutz Scholarship

            ---Applicants may apply if they lost the life of one parent (biological or not) to cancer before the age of 22
            ---Must be a senior and US citizen
            ---Attend a 2 or 4 year college
            ---Be interested in education, arts, environment, math, or science
            ---Show service in the community, church, school, or other non-curricular activities
            ---Provide 3 references from school, the community, and your choosing
            
---Submit the application along with a personal essay written after choosing from a list of questions
            ---Choose a personal reference to submit a reference letter
            ---One scholarship is given at $2,000. This is renewable for up to 4 years if the recipient can maintain a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
            
---Deadline: January 10, 2017
          
 ---Apply Here

January -- Army ROTC High School Scholarship

            ---Must be a U.S. citizen
            ---Be between the ages of 17 and 26
            ---Have a high school GPA of at least 2.50
            ---Have a high school diploma or equivalent
            ---Score a minimum of 920 on the SAT (math/verbal) or 19 on the ACT (excluding the required writing test scores)
            ---Meet physical standards (link on website)
            ---Agree to accept a commission and serve in the Army on Active Duty or in a Reserve Component (Army Reserve or Army National Guard)
            ---Deadline: January 10, 2017
            ---Apply Here

January -- AFROTC Scholarships

---Submit counselor certification/signed copy of transcript (Must have a 3.0 GPA at the end of 11th grade, extracurricular activity (bubble) sheet, physical fitness assessment and resume to be uploaded to the website by January 12, 2017

---9th -11th grade students are considered

---Submit SAT or ACT scores.  ACT composite of 26 (writing test is not included), or an 1180 SAT score (writing test is not included)

---Once you meet the academic and general requirements there will be an interview with an Air Force officer at a local AFROTC Detachment

---Cumulative 3.0 GPA

---Awards range from full tuition, most fees and $900/yr for books to paying college tuition and most fees up to $18,000 and $900/yr for books to paying college tuition up to the equivalent of the in-state rate at a public school and $900/yr for books

---Upon activation all scholarship cadets receive a nontaxable monthly allowance ---Apply Here

January -- The National Sojourners Essay Scholarship

---300 to 500 word essay on the theme of “Which branch of the branch of the federal government is the most critical today?  Why?

---9th-12th grade students are eligible

---Awards up to $2,000

---Deadline: January 15, 2017

---Apply Here

January -- Shawnee County Extension Master Gardener Program


            ---Current academic year graduating Topeka/Shawnee County seniors

            ---Must be a Shawnee County resident

            ---Overall GPA of 3.0 or higher

            ---Applicants must show an interest in community service

            ---Complete personal inventory form, provide two letters of recommendation, and include an official transcript

            ---Essay of 500 words maximum on the following topic: "Describe something you have done since entering high

            school that has positively impacted your community."

            ---Minimum of $500 each as funds are available (yearly or semester)

            ---Deadline: January 15, 2017
            ---Apply Here (click Youth Scholarship on the left)


January -- Margaret Van Horn Scholarship


            ---Applicant must intend to continue his/her education in an education or business-related program

            ---Applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of 9 semester hours (at least half-time)

            ---Enrollment must be in an accredited post-secondary educational facility within the state of Kansas

            ---The scholarship award is offered for the purchase of books, payment of fees or tuition, purchase of supplies, or other academic expenses.

            ---Completed application, with original signature and enclosures, must be postmarked by January 15, 2016

            ---Application and information found at: Apply Here


January -- The Homer Fund

            ---Applicant must be the dependent of a full- or part-time hourly associate of The Home Depot and its subsidiaries, The Home Depot Canada or The Home
            Depot Mexico, at the time of application.
            ---
Applicant must be a current high school senior, or a current college freshman, sophomore or junior planning to enroll as a full-time undergraduate student in
            the fall of 2016.
            ---
Applicant must attend an accredited, non-profit two-or four-year college/university.
            ---
Applicant's parent/legal guardian must be a Home Depot associate for at least one year as of November 2, 2015 and must be a Home Depot associate at
            the time the scholarship is awarded.
            ---
Scholarships awarded in the U.S. and Canada are $2,500 each; scholarships awarded in Mexico are $1,000 each.
            ---Deadline: January 25, 2017
            ---Apply Here

January -- Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Scholarship

            ---Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, national or permanent resident
            ---Must be b
etween the ages of 15 years and 18 years and 6 months at the start of the program
            ---Must be
 current high school student at the time of application, with a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale
            ---Deadline: January 29, 2017
            ---Apply Here

January -- Tradition of Caring Mortuary Science Scholarship Program

            ---Applicants must be a US citizen or legal US resident, must have a GED or high school diploma and be currently enrolled in
            a mortuary science program, or be graduating from high school with intentions of enrolling in a mortuary science program
            ---Must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 hours or 18 quarter hours
            ---Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale
            ---Submit application, reference letters, and transcripts
            ---Essay of 500 words or less explaining why you have chosen mortuary science as your field of study and provide one
            example that demonstrates one of Newcomer Funeral Service Group's Core Values of Excellence, Trust, Care, and Growth.
            ---Scholarships of $3,500 will be awarded to full-time mortuary students. Scholarships of $500 will be awarded to part-time
            mortuary students.

            ---Deadline: January 31, 2017
            ---Apply Here

January -- The Dupont Challenge Science Essay Contest

---700 to 1,000 word essay on a science-related topic.  

---Students grades 7-12 are eligible

---Awards up to $5,000 ---Deadline: January 31, 2017 ---Apply Here

February -- Northeast Kansans for Nebraska Alumni Scholarship

            ---Submit an application for admissions to University of Nebraska, Lincoln. 
            ---Make sure to use your permanent Kansas address when submitting the application as a search will be done as the scholarships require a Northeast Kansas
            address and zip code.
            ---When contacting the financial aid department at UNL, make sure to tell them you are interested in the Northeast Kansans for Nebraska Alumni Chapter
            scholarship.
            ---You will get priority consideration by UNL financial aid if your family/parents are members of Northeast Kansans for Nebraska alumni chapter so make sure
            the membership is current. (this is not a requirement)
            ---Two $1,000 annual scholarships  
            ---Apply Here

February -- America's Farmers Grow AG Leaders

            --Seniors who are going to pursue agriculture related degrees
            ---Applicants do not have to be FFA members
            ---Secure 3 farmer endorsements
            ---Deadline: February 1, 2017
            ---Apply Here

February -- ESA - Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation Scholarships

            ---Scholarships:

  • Alice and Jeanne Wagner Endowment 2 @ $1200 Nursing – GPA 3.0

  • Andy Davis Memorial Endowment 1 @ $550 Student who has lost a parent GPA 3.0

  • Arlene and Davis Schlosser Memorial Endowment 5 @ $2800 GPA 3.0

  • Ayers/Gallatin Endowment 1 @ $1500 GPA 3.0

  • BMW Hope Endowment 1 @ $1050 Student with epilepsy GPA 3.0

  • Charles Foy Jr. Endowment 1 @ $600 Business Major GPA 3.0

  • Charles Wilsterman Memorial Endowment 1 @ 550 Interpreter for the Deaf Major GPA 3.0

  • Dorothy Dyer Vanek Endowment 4 @ $1000 Architecture or Interior Design Major GPA 3.0

  • Epsilon Eta/Linda Cronin Memorial Endowment 1 @ $950 Kansas Resident Any Kansas School GPA 3.0

  • ESA Foundation Endowment 1 @ $1450 GPA 3.0

  • Floyd Gray Endowment 1 @ $800 GPA 3.0 to 3.5 only

  • Francis C. Kilgore Endowment 1 @ $600 Music or Teaching Major GPA 3.0

  • General Endowment 1 @ $1000 GPA 2.0 to 2.49 only

  • General Endowment 1 @ $1000 GPA 2.5 to 2.99 only

  • General Endowment 7 @ $1000 GPA 3.0 to 3.49 only

  • General Endowment 5 @ $1000 GPA 3.5 and above

  • George W. Hill Memorial Endowment 1 @ $500 Kansas Resident Criminal Justice or Political Science Major Any Kansas School GPA 3.0

  • Hope for Kansas Heroes Endowment 1 @ $600 Kansas Resident Immediate family serving in military or a Veteran GPA 2.5 or above

  • Jack and Lucille Crossno Memorial Endowment 1 @ $950 Kansas Resident GPA 3.0

  • James and Betty Hartung Memorial Endowment Any 2 year Skilled Trade School GPA 3.0

  • Jay Peckham Pharmacy Endowment 1 @ $1100 Kansas Resident Pharmacy Major GPA 3.0

  • Jeanne Parker Honorarium Endowment 1 @ $1100 GPA 3.0 to 3.5 only

  • Judi Cheesebrough Memorial Endowment 1 @ $1000 Nursing Major GPA 3.0

  • Kansas Lamplighter Memorial Endowment 1 @ $1400 Kansas Resident Any Kansas School GPA 3.0

  • Kansas State Council Endowment 2 @ $900 Kansas Resident GPA 3.0

  • Margaret Jesser Memorial Endowment 1 @ $550 GPA 3.0

  • Mary Louise Smith Memorial Endowment 8 @ $3000 GPA 3.0

  • McConnell Family Endowment 2 @ $1200 Any Female Veterinary Major GPA 3.0

  • Nancy Jo Fox Memorial Endowment 1 @ $900 Kansas Resident Teaching Major Any Kansas School GPA 3.0

  • Past International Council Presidents’ Endowment 1 @$550 GPA 3.0

  • Rodger and Rhea Weaver Catastrophic Disease Survivor Endowment 1 @ $750 Any Catastrophic Disease Survivor GPA 3.0

  • Rosagene Huggins Memorial Endowment 1 @ $1000 GPA 3.0

  • Ruth Gregg Memorial Endowment 1 @ $1300 GPA 3.0

  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital Cancer Survivor Honorarium General Endowment 1 @ $1000 Any St Jude Children’s Research Hospital Cancer Survivor 1 Reference from St. Jude Hospital GPA 3.0

  • Suzanne Jourdan Memorial Endowment 1 @ $600 Any single mother GPA 2.5

  • Wallace and Margaret Shaw Memorial Endowment 1 @ $500 GPA 3.0

  • Willow C. Gray Endowment 1 @ $700 GPA 3.0 to 3.5 only

  • Worda Russell Memorial Endowment 1 @ $1200 Teaching Major GPA 3.0
    ---Deadline: February 1, 2017
    ---Apply Here


February -- Man of Achievement Scholarships

            ---The candidate has displayed a commitment to academics in his high school career.             ---The candidate has shown that he is a man of character and has exhibited that leadership is a priority.             ---The candidate has been recommended for the scholarship from various high school, church, or youth group authorities showing emphasis on leadership and             academics.             ---One $1,000 scholarship and two $500 scholarships             ---Deadline: February 1, 2017             ---Apply Here

February -- Delta Theta Chi Sorority

            ---Must submit through local Delta Theta Chi Chapter at the link below             ---Complete application in addition to submitting an official transcript, ACT/SAT scores, and a letter of reference             ---A separate paragraph giving a brief description of courses, intended major, and reason for furthering your education needs to be attached to the application
            ---
Two $2,600 national memorial scholarships will be awarded
            ---Deadline: Postmarked by February 1, 2017
            ---Apply Here

February -- Topeka Community Foundation Scholarships

            ---Students can apply online only.                          ---Students are able to apply for multiple scholarships. However, if they are chosen to win multiple scholarships, you will only receive one for the highest             amount             ---Scholarships:

  • Harriet Hayes Austin Memorial Scholarship for Nursing - 5 @ $1,000
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters/ Sponsor a Scholar Scholarship - $2,000
  • Jim & Sandy Brown Memorial Scholarship - $500
  • Blanche Bryden Scholarship for International Studies - $1,500
  • Chief Master Sergeant Howard and Carol Steason Scholarship for 190th Air Refueling Wing Members - $500
  • Harry and Karen Craig Scholarship for Perseverance - $1,000
  • Del Monte Foods Scholarship - $500
  • Darlene M. Harvey Scholarship - $500
  • Martha Herrick Theatre Scholarship - $500
  • Marjorie Helen Lanning Memorial Scholarship - $1,500
  • Charles and Patty Mason Scholarship - $500
  • Katherine "Kem" McHugh Scholarship - $500
  • Sarah Thacher McNeive Memorial Scholarship – THS JUNIORS - 4 @ $250
  • Murphy Family Scholarship for Nursing - $1,000 for 4 years
  • Irene Nunemaker Scholarship for Excellence - 2 @ $1,500
  • Robena Pringle Scholarship (THS selects) - $1,000
  • Justin Ramirez Memorial Scholarship - $1,000
  • Anna Leigh Riphahn Memorial Scholarship - $1,500
  • Topeka High School Class of 1952 Scholarship - $1,000
  • Topeka Opera Society Concert Association Vocal Scholarship - $500
  • Ruth Stout Wright and A. J. Stout Scholarship - $1,000 for 4 years
  • Dorothy & Craig Yorke, Sr. Scholarship - 2 @ $1,000 ---Deadline: February 6, 2017 ---Apply Here

February -- Topeka Kiwanis Foundation


            ---Scholarships must be used at an accredited college, university, or vocational school.             ---Scholarships will be awarded on the basis of academic achievement, leadership qualities, special abilities, and financial need.             ---Applicants must be a Topeka area high school seniors for the 2015-2016 school year.             ---Checks will be split in to 2 portions. The first will be mailed to the recipients school in June. The second will be mailed following a receipt of a transcript             showing successful completion of the first semester with a GPA of at least 2.0 and proof of full-time enrollment for the 2nd semester.             ---Deadline: February 1, 2017             

            ---Find the application at the bottom of this page titled "Topeka Kiwanis Foundation Application 2016"


February -- Dr. Robert E. Roeder Healthcare Career Scholarship

            ---Applicant just be a graduating senior with interest in pursuing a career in the healthcare industry

            ---Applicants are required to submit: a completed application, submission of official transcripts of all coursework, including the Fall 2016 term, two letters of recommendation (one of which has to be a professional recommendation), three short essays (no longer than 150 words, one long essay (no longer than 750 words).

            ---Deadline: February 1, 2017


February -- Topeka Legal Professionals Scholarship

            ---Scholarships awarded based on scholastic achievements, future career goals, demonstration of financial need, and leadership ability             ---Applicants must be a US citizen and Kansas resident             ---Must be high school senior, be a high school graduate, or have a GED             ---Must submit an official transcript, 2 letters of reference, and a one-page autobiography that includes information on application             ---Two scholarships awarded: 1 @ $300 and 1 @ $200             ---Deadline: February 7, 2017             ---Apply Here

February -- Hy Vee Foundation Scholarships

            ---Applicants must be high school students who work for Hy Vee or have a parent working at Hy Vee for a minimum of 6 months             ---Must be enrolling in college for the first time             ---Essay of 300-500 words describing how Hy Vee has made a different in your life or a customer's life             ---Resume, official transcript, ACT scores, and a letter of recommendation must be included             ---40 scholarships given at $1,000 each             ---Deadline: February 10, 2017             ---Apply Here

February -- National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

---DAR affiliation is not necessary

---Statement of 1,000 words or less setting forth career objectives

---Transcript indicating class rank, size and test scores

---2-4 letters of recommendation

---List of extra-curricular activities

---Awards of up to $20,000 ---Deadline: Postmarked no later than February 10 ---Apply Here


February -- Bezos Scholarship Program

               ---Successful applicants are ambitious students who demonstrate academic rigor, leadership, and desire to create positive change in their community.                               ---Scholar teams will receive an expenses paid scholarship to participate in the Aspen Ideas Festival, June 24 - 30, 2017                  ---With ongoing support, leadership training, and $1,000 in seed funding, Scholarship teams will launch sustainable community change projects, known as Local Ideas Festivals.                ---Deadline: February 10, 2017


February -- Educational Opportunity Fund Scholarship

            ---Scholarship is for students attending Emporia State University.
            ---The EOF Scholarship is a need based grant that helps students with special expenses such as child care, or groups of students from historically under-
            represented populations in higher education.
            ---
The application does require an ESU EID number.
            ---
Please FAX this form in ASAP to 620-341-5882(Attn:  Center for Student Involvement)

            ---Deadline: February 12, 2016 by 5:00 pm
            ---Find application at the bottom of this page titled "Educational Opportunity Fund Scholarship"

February -- VFW Auxiliary Continuing Education Scholarship

---Must be 18 years or older

---Applicants must be the spouse, son, or daughter of a current member ---6 question response must be submitted ---Must create an essay of no more than 300 words describing your commitment to your goals and how this scholarship will help you attain those goals.

---Deadline: February 15, 2017

---Apply Here


February -- Kansas Association of Directors of Plant Facilities

            ---Students must be residents of Kansas and 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.
            ---Applications will be judged by the following:    
            
15% - ACT or SAT Composite Score
            20% - Applicant’s Cumulative Grade Point Average (excluding Spring Semester grades)
            15% - Applicant’s Curriculum
            20% - Financial Need
            15% - Extracurricular Activities
            15% - Work Activities
            ---W
ill award three $1,000 academic scholarships and one $1,000 technical scholarship to qualifying students
            ---Deadline: February 15, 2017
            ---Apply Here

February -- Bonner and Bonner Scholarship

            ---The Bonner and Bonner Scholarship will be awarded to a new student that pursues course work in Economics, Mathematics or Mathematics Education.             ---The Bonner and Bonner Scholarship shall be awarded to students who has an economic need and/or is from an underrepresented group.             ---Applications must submit a letter that includes your projected major, an essay on why you should receive this scholarship, and a brief bio of yourself.             ---Deadline: February 23, 2017             ---Find application at the bottom of this page titled "Bonner and Bonner Scholarship"

February -- Emporia Connection Legacy Scholarship

            ---Students must be entering freshmen or transfer students.             ---Students of any major may apply.             ---Students applying must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.             ---Applicants must prepare a 500-word essay addressing what impact the Emporia Connection Legacy Scholarship will have on your life as a student of             Emporia State University and on your future.             ---Include an academic transcript.             ---Deadline: February 23, 2017             ---Find application at the bottom of this page titled "Emporia Connection Legacy Scholarship"

February -- Charles Colbert and Toy-Colbert Scholarship

            ---This scholarship award is for any student of African American heritage who is an incoming student of Emporia State University.             ---Each scholarship applicant will be asked to participant in an interview.             ---Applicants must be of African Heritage.             ---Applicants must submit an application and be enrolled at Emporia State for the upcoming academic school year.             ---Include 2 reference letters, one letter from a high school administrator, and a 2 to 3 page typed Essay- “The Importance of Leadership in the African             American Community”.             ---Deadline: February 23, 2017             ---Find application at the bottom of this page titled "Charles Colbert and Toy-Colbert Scholarship"

February - Topeka Alumnae Panhellenic Council Scholarship

            ---Available for senior women graduating from a Shawnee County, Kansas high school.             ---Applicants must have high attainment in scholarship, and participation in school and community activities.             ---Applicants must have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.5.             ---Applications must be filled out completely and include a personal resume, statement summarizing career goals, high school transcript, and ACT scores.             ---Finalists will be scheduled for a personal interview in May 2016.             ---$500 scholarships will be given to winners and may be used for tuition to any accredited college or university in the United States.             ---Deadline: February 24, 2017             ---Find application at the bottom of this page titled "TAPC High School Scholarship"

February -- Herb Cutter Scholarship

            ---$500 per year             ---Must be a full-time student at any two or four year Kansas college or university             ---Deadline is Feb. 26, 2016             ---Apply Here

February -- Optimist International Essay Contest

---Students submit an essay on a pre-assigned topic to their local Optimist Club.  

---Selected candidates present their speech to the local Optimist club. ---Awards up to $2,500

---Contact the local contact in our area: Justin L Brokar; (316) 727-4858; justinb@hhhstopeka.org ---Deadline: Before February 28, 2017 (Deadline set by local clubs. Contact above for more information.) ---Apply Here

February -- Kansas Environmental Health Association

            ---Students who graduate from an accredited Kansas high school, received their GED, or complete a home-school program are eligible.             ---Applicants must attend a technical college, community college, or a four-year private or public college or university.             ---Official transcripts, letter of recommendation, list of non-school activities, and a short essay on academic and career goals are to be submitted.             ---Students interested in pursuing a degree in Environmental Science or a related field are encouraged to apply.
            ---Annual award of $500
            ---Deadline: February 29, 2017
            ---Apply Here

February -- Buick Achievement Scholarship

            ---Be high school seniors, high school graduates, or current post-secondary undergraduate students.
            ---Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico for the entire 2016-17
            academic year.
            Proprietary and online schools are not eligible.
            ---Plan to major in a course of study that focuses on Engineering/Technology or select Design related programs of study.
            ---Demonstrate an interest in pursuing a career in the automotive or related industries using these areas of study.
            ---Be U.S. citizens and have permanent residence in the United States or Puerto Rico.
            ---Fifty scholarships of up to $25,000 for 4 years (an additional 5th year is available for those in a 5-year engineering program)
            ---Deadline:
5:00 pm EST on February 29, 2017
            ---Apply Here

March -- Ashley Marie Easterbrook Internet Scholarship Fund

---9th - 12th grades may apply

---Minimum GPA of 3.74

---$2,000 Award

---Apply Here

March -- Young Naturalist Awards

---Grades 7-12

---Inquiry-based research competition

---Explore an area of science especially life science, earth science, ecology or astronomy

---Essay lengths vary based on grade level of applicant ---Apply Here


March -- Bernice and Larry Robbins Scholarship

            ---Applicant must be a graduating high school senior with plans to attend Washburn University             ---Minimum of a 2.8 GPA is required             ---The award will be made upon receipt of proof of acceptance of a college off er for the recipient
            ---
The check will be made out to Washburn University and the student
            ---Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by March 1, 2017
            ---Apply Here

March -- Kansas City Associated Equipment Distributors Scholarship

            ---Applicant must be enrolled as full-time student (12 hour minimum per semester).
            ---
Applicant must be enrolled for the fall semester of the year in which the scholarship is awarded.
            ---
Applicant must be pursuing an associate of applied science degree or certificate in either Diesel Mechanics or Heavy Equipment Repair.
            ---
Applicant must be in good academic standing with a minimum 2.5 high school cumulative GPA, or a GED minimum score of 260.
            ---Deadline: March 1, 2017
            ---Find application at the bottom of this page titled "Kansas City Associated Equipment Distributors Scholarship Application 2016"

March -- Glenn Lygrisse/KACRAO Scholarship

            ---Be in their senior year at a Kansas high school
            ---Have a cumulative seventh semester GPA of at least 3.25 on a 4.0 scale
            ---Have a minimum ACT composite score of 22 or SAT-I combined score of 1020
            ---Four $250 scholarships available each academic year
            ---
The scholarships will be designated as follows; one per school type: four-year public, four-year private, community college, and technical/vocational.
            ---Deadline: March 1, 2017
            ---Apply Here

March -- Elizabeth Miller Watkins Memorial Scholarship Fund

            ---All women enrolled as full-time undergraduate students at the University of Kansas;
            ---Maintain a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher on 4.0 scale; and
            ---Demonstrated financial need.
            ---Special consideration given to first time college women in family. 
            ---Recipients may reapply annually to receive the scholarship while pursuing your first undergraduate degree.
            ---
$2,000 or more per academic year (dispersed ½ each semester).
            ---Deadline for reapplying: February 1, 2017
            ---Deadline for new applicants: March 1, 2017
            ---Apply Here

March -- Simon Youth Foundation

            ---3 opportunities listed             ---Various amounts offered             ---Deadline: March 1, 2017             ---Apply Here

March -- MANA de Topeka

            ---Latinas preparing to enroll or re-enrolling full-time in a technical school, community college, or university are eligible to apply.
            ---All candidates must graduate from high school or complete a GED before the semester they intend to attend.
            ---All candidates must be a resident of the city of Topeka and/or Shawnee County.
            ---3.0 GPA or higher.
            ---All candidates must have demonstrated leadership and community involvement. Applicants must have completed community service hourswithin the last
            academic year.
            ---All candidates must complete the full application and supply required documents including high school or college transcripts, essay, disclosure of financial
            status, and recommendation forms.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.
            ----Past applicants and recipients may apply.
            ---Multiple awards of $1,000
            ---Deadline: March 1, 2017
            ---Apply Here

March -- Google Generation Scholarship

            ---Be a current high school senior.             ---Be enrolling full-time at a university in the US or Canada for the 2016-2017 school year.             ---Intend to pursue a computer science or computer engineering degree, or a degree closely related to the technical field             ---Exemplify leadership and demonstrate passion for computer science and technology.             ---Exhibit a strong record of academic achievement.             ---Be a student from an underrepresented group in computer science (African American, Hispanic, American Indian, Filipino/Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander,             Female, or a person with a disability).             ---Be available to attend Google's Computer Science Summer Institute in the summer of 2016.             ---Deadline: March 2, 2017 by 11:59 pm PT             ---Apply Here

March -- Scott Mecham BBB Student of Integrity Awards

            ---High school seniors who personify the values of leadership and integrity that Mr. Mecham exemplified – humility, courage, compassion and respect
            ---Must be a high school senior who plans to continue education after graduation
            ---Applicants must reside in the Kansas Plains (
all counties except: Franklin, Johnson, Leavenworth, Linn, Miami and Wyandotte)
            ---Complete the checklist on the application
            ---Essay of approximately 500 words on the following topic: 
Discuss an ethical dilemma in one of the following areas: business, politics or an issue in your
            community. State the dilemma and give specific examples of how the matter affects you and others. Explain how your philosophy of ethics, trust and integrity
            guides the choices faced in solving the problem.
            ---Twelve scholarships at $2,000 that must be applied to tuition and/or room and board
            ---Deadline: March 11, 2017
            ---Apply Here

March -- LULAC - League of United Latin American Citizens

            ---Applicants must be Hispanic or Latino high school graduates in the Topeka-Shawnee County area.             ---Deadline: March 11, 2017             ---Find application at the bottom of this page titled "LULAC 2016"

March -- Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program

---Student must be nominated by someone 21 years old or older, parents may nominate their own children

---One nomination form/student should describe how the student has contributed to the community in a meaningful way by performing volunteer services that helped people who are not related to the student ---Nominations separated into two ages groups 6-12 and 13-18

---Over 200 $1,000 regional awards, 10 $9,000 national scholarships ---Deadline: March 13, 2017 ---Apply Here

March -- Westar Energy/Haines-Weber Scholarship

           ---Must be a Kansas resident
            ---Must be a graduating High School Senior or must have graduated the previous year
            ---Must pursue a degree in Electric Power and Distribution in Kansas
            ---Must be eligible to obtain a Commercial Driver's License
            ---Must enroll as a full-time student in a degree program (not required to be enrolled prior to scholarship award, but must be a full-time student in degree program to
            receive award)
            ---Must maintain 2.5 G.P.A. during degree program
            ---If 18 years old, must be willing to submit to a Motor Vehicle Records Check (drug free with no DUI convictions)
            ---General Line Worker Scholarships = two $3,000 scholarships (renewable for up to 2 years)
            ---Power Plant Operator Scholarships = two $3,000 scholarships (renewable for up to 2 years)
            ---Deadline:
March 15, 2017
            ---Apply Here

March -- Christopher S. Edmonds Prize in Debate & Forensic Excellence

            ---Must be a Topeka High senior and plan to go to a 4 year college or university             ---Applicant must have participated in interscholastic debate and/or forensics for a minimum of 3 academic years             ---Must have a minimum of 750 points awarded from the National Forensic League
            ---
Preference will be given to students who intend to pursue debate at the collegiate level
            ---
The award will be made upon receipt of proof of acceptance of a college off er for the recipient
            ---
One $1000 non-renewable scholarship
            ---Deadline: March 15, 2017
            ---Apply Here

March -- Optimist International Oratorical Contest

---Students submit a speech on a pre-assigned topic to their local Optimist Club.  

---Selected candidates present their speech to the local Optimist club.

---Awards up to $2,500 ---Contact the local contact in our area: Lawrence Drbal (Larry); (913) 256-8303; larrydrbal@sbcglobal.net ---Deadline: Before May 15, 2017 (Deadline set by local clubs. Contact above for more information.) ---Apply Here

March -- National Peace Essay Contest

---Awards up to $10,000

---9th -12th grade students are eligible

---1,500 word essay

---Students take part in an exercise assuming roles of national leaders, examining issues and addressing crisis

---1st place winners attend awards program in Washington, D.C. ---Deadline: March 15, 2017 ---Apply Here

March -- Friends of the Topeka High School Library

            ---Available to seniors             ---Applicants must further their education at a trade school, community college, or college/university             ---Provide a resume or list of activities completed while at THS             ---Submit a paper on plans for after high school             ---Submit an essay on the following: The need for libraries in a democratic and information rich society             ---$500 non-renewable             ---Deadline: March 17, 2017             ---Submit all of this to the Topeka High library

March -- American Business Women's Association Career Chapter Scholarship Application

            ---Enrolled to attend Washburn University (minimum of 6 for-credit hours required) OR Washburn Institute of Technology (minimum of 12 for-credit hours             required).             ---Cumulative Grade Point Average of no less than 3.0 (must be maintained for distribution of spring semester funds).             ---Demonstrate financial need.             ---Professional or business career goals.             ---Available to be interviewed (Preference is given to women attending Washburn University or Washburn Institute of Technology).             ---Instructions listed on the application.             ---Scholarships may be awarded in amounts up to $500 per semester for Washburn University students, and $350 per semester for Washburn Institute of Technology students.
            ---Deadline: March 18, 2017
            ---Find application at the bottom of this page titled "Career Chapter Scholarship Application 2016"

March -- NAIDA Foundation Scholarship

            ---Applicants must be classified as a high school senior during the current school year and legally residing in one of the 4 NIADA Regions.
            ---Applicants must h
ave maintained an outstanding academic achievement record as reflected by an official high school transcript.
            ---Applicants must demonstrate an aptitude for college work as measured by SAT or ACT score.
            ---
The NIADA Foundation proudly sponsors four young men or women each year who have displayed outstanding abilities in education.
            ---Scholarships of $3,500 will be awarded to winners.
            ---Deadline: March 18, 2017
            ---Apply Here

March -- Coolidge Scholars Program

            ---Full ride scholarship that covers room and board, tuition, and expenses.             ---Applicants must create an account and register on the site.             ---This is a presidential scholarship for juniors.             ---Deadline: March 18, 2017             ---Apply Here

March -- Shawnee County Farm Bureau

            ---Applicants need to be a student whose parents or grandparents are members of Shawnee County Farm Bureau Association.             ---Student must be a high school senior planning to attend a Kansas four-year college, junior college, or vocational school.             ---Up to eight $500 scholarships will be awarded to the categories on the application.             ---Deadline: March 21, 2017             ---Find application at the bottom of this page titled "Shawnee County Farm Bureau Association Application 2016"

March -- Quest Bridge College Prep Scholars Program for Junior

            ---Applicants must complete the online application.             ---A current transcript, one letter of recommendation, any standardized test scores, and a school profile need to be included.             ---This scholarship provides students with specialized guidance to the VIP Club, essay coaching, and identifies recipients as outstanding candidates to top colleges.             ---Deadline: March 23, 2017             ---Apply Here

March & April -- Essay Contests on Ayn Rand’s Books The Fountainhead and Anthem

---Read and analyze novels, select one of the suggested topics

---Entry deadline March 25, 2016 for 9th and 10th graders reading Anthem

---Entry deadline April 29, 2016 for 11th and 12th graders reading The Fountainhead

---Submit essay online at Click Here

March -- Listen to a Life Contest

---Ages 8 - 18

---Prizes: ThinkCentre Computer and $500, 20 runners-up receive cash prizes

---Younger team member of 2 writes a story about the older person, over 50

---Create an original, true story about a real event or experience in the older entrant’s life

---Entry must not exceed 300 words

---Judged by the Communication Project ---Deadline: March 25, 2017

---Apply Here

March -- Kansas Junior Golf Scholarship

            ---Applicant must be a high school senior in good standing enrolled in a Kansas state high school.
            ---Applicant must be enrolling as a full-time student in an accredited Kansas  college or university for the coming fall semester.       
            ---Applicant must have participated in high school golf or junior golf programs sponsored by Kansas organizations. These may include, but are not limited to:
            Kansas Junior
Golf Association, Kansas Golf Association, Kansas Womens Golf Association, The First Tee, Wichita Junior Golf Foundation, Native American
            Junior Golf Association.

            Participation – not playing ability or performance – is the requirement.
            ---
The Scholarship is $1,250 per year, renewable for four years, and must be used for expenses at an accredited college or university in Kansas, including
            community colleges.
            ---Deadline: March 25, 2017
            ---Apply Here

March -- Young American Creative Patriotic Art

---Students 9-12 grades may enter

---Entries are judged on factors including originality of concept and clarity of patriotic expression

---No digital art will be accepted

---All art must be on canvas or paper

---Students who win local, District and State competitions will advance to Nationals. The winner of Nationals receives $10,000. $21,000 in awards is dispersed throughout the other winners. ---Deadline: Students must submit entries to the local VFW Chairman by March 31, 2017

---Apply Here


March -- Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund


            ---Must be a US citizen or permanent US resident

            ---Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale

            ---High School Senior who will matriculate full-time at a US accredited four-year college or university within the fifty states or District of Columbia

            ---Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participating in community services or other extra curricular activities

            ---Combined adjusted income of the parent(s) cannot exceed $50,000

            ---The foundation will issue between three and five $2,500 scholarships this year. These awards are one time awards.

            ---Deadline: Postmarked or received by March 31, 2017

            ---Apply Here


March -- Facing Acne's First Annual Scholarship

            ---Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen

            ---Applicant must be currently enrolled as either a high school senior or a college student at an accredited U.S. based college or University

            ---Applicant have a high school diploma, GED, or expect to receive their high school diploma before the 2017-2018 school year begins

            ---Applicant must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA

            ---Deadline: March 31, 2017

            ---The winner of the $2,000 scholarships will be notified April of 2017

            ---Apply Here


April -- Essay Scholarship for Kansas Financial Scholars


            ---The Senior must be planning to attend a Kansas technical school, college or university

            ---The Senior must have enrolled in and completed at least one KSC or OSBC sponsored program during their high school career. Successful completion of a
            sponsored course by May 3rd is required (courses listed on website).

            ---A 800-1500 word essay and profile must be completed

            ---Five scholarships in the amount of $2500, $2000, $1500, $1000, and $500 to five eligible Kansas seniors. Up to ten $100 honorable
            mention awards
 will also be issued.

            ---Deadline: April 1, 2017

            ---Apply Here


April -- Susan K. Rogers Scholarship for Future Teachers


            ---Applicants must be a graduate of USD 501.             ---Applicants must be planning to attend a 4 year college or university.             ---Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.4 and plan on majoring in elementary or secondary education.             ---Applicants must turn in an official transcript with current class schedule, resume, and 2 reference letters from high school teachers.             ---A 100 word essay must be turned in on the topics of "Tell me why you want to pursue a career in education" and "Describe the most important             characteristics of a good teacher".             ---Complete the forms at the link below.             ---One $250 scholarship per semester that is renewable for 4 years if the applicant continues to major in education and maintains a minimum GPA of 3.0.             ---Deadline: April 1, 2017             ---Apply Here


April -- Kansas County Clerks and Election Officials Association Scholarship


            ---Scholarship is for High School Seniors, College Freshman or College Sophomores who intend or are currently attending a Kansas College or University.
            ---Students 
who will/are majoring in Journalism, Political Science, Business or Communications should apply.
            ---
After a copy of the College Class Notification is mailed to the KCCEOA Treasurer, the funds will be sent to the Applicant’s College for the fall semester of
            current year.
            ---
The Local County Clerk/Election Official will contact the scholarship winners in each respective county.
            ---
The $500 Scholarship Winners will be announced at the KCCEOA May meeting.
            ---Deadline: April 1, 2017
            ---Find the application at the bottom of this page titled "County Clerk's Scholarship"


April -- Mamie Williams Scholarship


            ---Must have a grade point average of 2.5 or above (enclose high school transcript).

            ---Must have completed 5th grade at Williams and attended at least one full year.
            ---
Must plan to enroll as a full-time student in a post-secondary school (college or technical school).
            ---
Must be a high school graduate or plan to graduate from high school.
            ---
Must write a 500 word essay expressing, “How will you be a miracle?”
            ---
Must complete 10 hours of community service at Williams Magnet Elementary.
            ---Two $500 scholarships will be awarded.
            ---Deadline: April 7, 2017
            ---Find the application at the bottom of this page titled "Mamie Scholarship"


April -- Ed Love Scholarship


            ---Applicants must be a graduate of Topeka High School and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

            ---Submit an organized resumé, including high school, extra-curricular, and community activities, indicating the length of time of involvement.

            ---Submit a current THS transcript

            ---Submit completed scholarship application form, resumé, and THS transcript (remind the Counseling Center to attach your transcript to your application) to the Counseling             Center or the THS Historical Society by stated deadline above.

            ---Two $500 scholarships or one $1,000 scholarship will be awarded.

            ---Deadline: April 11, 2017

            ---Find the application at the bottom of this page titled "Ed Love Scholarship Application"


April -- Honorsgradu Multimedia Scholarship (art, music, photo, writing, video)


           ---Use your cretivity to depict this year's prompt: "Represent your views about the concepts of education vs. learning." Please note the videography entry is                reserved for college applicants only. The other four categories are open to high school students only.

            ---Graduating high school senior or a currently enrolled college student with a year or more remaining in your education.

            ---Must attend a college or university in the United States.

            ---You may apply for all five $1,000 scholarships but there will only be one scholarship awarded per person.

            ---Apply Here


May -- Nordstrom “Ten 4 U” Scholarship


           ---80 $10,000 scholarships awarded to high school juniors (paid out in equal installments of $2,500)

           ---Minimum 2.7 GPA

           ---Volunteer, participate in community service or extracurricular activities

           ---Apply online             ---Apply Here

                      

May -- Recruiting and Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers Scholarship


            ---Students must be attending Kansas State University             ---This scholarship is designed to support students whose parents did not go to college and/or multicultural students.             ---Recipients should be incoming freshmen or transfer students who will be enrolled full-time in the College of Education.            ---Find the application at the bottom of this page titled "Recruiting and Preparing Tomorrow's Teachers"             ---Deadline: May 1, 2017


May -- Civil War Trust Essay Contest


           ---Use the slogan as their title            ---Discuss preservation            ---Be approximately 300 words long            ---Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd            ---Deadline: Sent through email by May 1, 2017            ---Apply Here

May -- Intrust Bank Student Scholarship

            ---Open to all juniors and seniors currently attending a high school in Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri or Oklahoma and who will be enrolled in college or a university within two
            years from September 30, 2016. If you’ve just graduated from high school and will be starting college or university in the fall you ARE eligible to enter this contest. If you’re
            home-schooled, you are eligible to enter this contest as long as you’re in your junior or senior year. All undergraduate students who are currently attending a college or
            university in Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri or Oklahoma are also eligible. If you have graduated from a college or university, you are not eligible.
            ---
Employees of INTRUST Bank, or its affiliates, Sullivan, Higdon & Sink, and their immediate family members, are not eligible.
            ---
Only one entry per person.
            ---
The prize awarded to the winner is a $2,000 scholarship. Prize will be issued in check form and made payable to the college or university and sent directly to the college or
            university for the benefit of the winner where the winner is enrolled.  In order to be eligible to receive the prize, the winner must provide proof of actual enrollment in a college or
            university and permit and authorize such college or university to provide INTRUST Bank with verification and confirmation of enrollment.  Winner must show proof of enrollment
            by July 31, 2016, or prize will be forfeited in its entirety.
 
            ---
A winning entry will be randomly selected on or about May 27, 2016. The winner will be notified within seven days, on or about June 3, 2016.
            ---Deadline: May 20, 2017
            ---Apply Here

June -- Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship

            ---Intends to pursue an animation related field at an accredited post-secondary school or college
            ---Applicants must have
 demonstrated a record of academic success and have a passion and drive for an animation and/or design related career
            ---
Essay of 500-1000 words on the topic: "What specific skill do you most want to develop?"
            ---One $1,000 scholarship
            ---Deadline: June 1, 2016
            ---Apply Here

June -- Aspiring Nurse Scholarship

            ---Applicants must be a senior who displays academic excellence, particularly in math and science, and has a passion for the nursing profession and the
            overall field of healthcare.
            ---$1,000 scholarship
            ---Deadline: June 1, 2017
            ---Apply Here

June -- Aspiring Fashion Professional Scholarship

            ---High school seniors in the US pursuing a fashion related degree program at an accredited post-secondary school or college
            ---Must be obtaining a degree in a fashion related field
            ---Essay of 500-1000 words on the topic: "
What specific skill do you most want to develop?"
            ---One $1,000 scholarship
            ---Deadline: June 1, 2017
            ---Apply Here


June -- OMBAR Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship

            ---The scholarship is limited to high school seniors in the US pursuing a business related degree program at an accredited post-secondary school or college.
            Business related fields include, but are not limited to, the following programs:   

  • Business Administration 
  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Quantitative Analysis
  • Human Resource Management
  • International Business
  • Entrepreneaurship
  • eCommerce
            ---Applicants must submit the application and a 500-1,000 essay on the topic "Why is the formal study of business and its related fields important?"
            ---One year, non-renewable scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded.
            ---Deadline: June 1, 2017
            ---Apply Here

June -- Got a Spine Scholarship
            ---$500 to 1 awardee
             ---Attending college or university no later on a full time basis than October of 2016
             ---GPA of 2.5 or greater during their last academic year
             ---Apply Here

June -- Providian Medical Scholarship

            ---Must be enrolled at an accredited high school, college or university in the United States.
            ---Must be either in your final year of high school or enrolled at the undergraduate level in “good standing”.
            ---Must be age 16 or older.
            ---Must be attending a U.S.-based institution.
            ---Must maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher (or equivalent).
            ---There is no formal entry form; simply follow the instructions at the link.
            ---No email or fax entries will be accepted. Entries must be sent by U.S. mail.
            ---No additional material or documentation (such as tax returns, letters of recommendation, etc.) is needed or accepted.
            ---Each entry should include the following: printed copy of your essay with your complete contact information on each page (full name, address, email address
            and phone 
number) and a statement or transcript showing your current cumulative GPA (unofficial transcripts are acceptable).
            ---Bi-annual $500 scholarship.
            ---Applicants must submit an original essay of up to 1,500 words that describes how medical equipment technology has changed the face of a college course
            and 
curriculum. Entries can also include a look toward the future and how this area of study will continue to evolve and advance.
            ---Deadline: 
Entries must be post marked by June 21st for our Summer Entry Deadline or Jan 15th for our Winter Entry Deadline.
            ---Apply Here

July -- Colton Christenson Memorial Scholarship

            ---Applicants must be a graduating Senior of any Topeka high school. Please state where will be attending college.
            ---Applicants must be involved in extra-curricular activities provided by the high school. Please state which activities.
            ---A transcript solidifying a minimum GPA of 2.5 must be provided.
            ---Please include a senior picture with the application.
            ---An essay of 1,000 words or less must be submitted on the applicants choice of the 3 topics listed.
            ---Two references with phone numbers (no family) must be submitted.
            ---
Please email the application and attachments to the following email address: tannerchristenson@gmail.com with the subject line: Colton Christenson Memorial Scholarship
            Award (Applicant: First and Last Name)
            ---Award of $1,500
            ---Deadline: July 1, 2017
            ---Find the application at the bottom of this page titled, "Colton Christenson Memorial Scholarship"

July -- Resume Companion Scholarship

            ---Staff at Resume Companion remember the hardship of being a student so want to make this scholarship available to as many students as possible.
            ---There is no minimum GPA and both domestic and international students may apply.
            ---Applicants must be enrolled, or plan to enroll, in full time university education for the semester they are applying to receive the funds for.
            ---One application can be made per student, per year.
            ---$1,000 scholarship
            ---Deadline: July 14, 2017
            ---Apply Here

August -- Make Me Laugh Scholarship

            ---Applicants must Be thirteen (13) years of age or older at the time of application
            ---Apply Here


***Topeka High School and Topeka Public Schools do not endorse or guarantee any of the listed websites or scholarships; sites are provided for informational purposes only.***

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