• Scholarships

     

     KANSAS BOARD OF REGENTS SCHOLARSHIPS

    • KANSAS CAREER TECHNICAL WORKFORCE GRANT
    • KANSAS ETHNIC MINORITY SCHOLARSHIP
    • KANSAS MILITARY SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP
    • KANSAS NATIONAL GUARD EDUCATIONAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM
    • KANSAS NURSING SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP
    • KANSAS STATE SCHOLARSHIP
    • KANSAS TEACHER SERVICE SCHOLARSHIP

    Click on the following link for more information -KANSAS BOARD OF REGENTS SCHOLARSHIPS

    ACT College Readiness

    Applications are open for the ACT Student Champion Award! The ACT Student Champion Award recognizes one student in each state who is tenacious and persistent, no matter the challenge, and is prepared for life after high school with a goal in mind and plan in place. 

    ACT Student Champions receive a $500 non-renewable scholarship, certificate, and state-level recognition. 

    Please encourage students in the graduating class of 2019 who have taken the ACT who fit the following criteria to apply: 

    • High school seniors who have overcome challenges and can articulate their education and/or career actions 
    • At a minimum students must have a composite ACT score of 22 on a single test date OR a Gold ACT® WorkKeys® National Career Readiness Certificate® 

    Applications can be found at www.act.org/readinesschampions. Applications are due October 31, 2018, and champions will be notified on or before January 31, 2019. 

    All questions may be directed to ccrc@act.org

     

    THE HAGAN SCHOLARSHIP

     The Hagan Scholarship is a nationwide need-based merit scholarship, designed to provide each recipient with the opportunity to graduate college debt-free. Recipients must graduate from a public high school located in a county in the United States having fewer than 50,000 residents. The scholarship provides up to $6,000 each semester for up to 8 consecutive semesters; 622 Hagan Scholars from 37 states currently attend 236 colleges and universities.

    For more information and to access the Hagan Scholarship Application please visit HAGAN SCHOLARSHIP  The application deadline is 5:00 pm CST, November 15 2019.

     

    RUDD 2019 SCHOLARSHIP

    The Rudd Scholarship is a renewable, 4-year program that covers any remaining cost of attendance after all other aid, grants, and scholarships are applied to a student’s account. Cost of attendance includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and room and board. By removing financial barriers to a college education, chosen scholars are expected to achieve a high level of excellence on campus in preparing themselves to be leaders in their profession and in their communities after graduation. More information about the scholarship can be found online at www.ruddfoundation.org/college-scholarships.  

     

    2020 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards 

    Applications are now open for 2020 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards! Earn a $1000 scholarship and an all-expense-paid trip with a parent to Washington DC. Applications for 2020 awards are available at 2020 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards

     

    "Fastweb"

    “Try Fastweb for free and find scholarships you qualify for. Fastweb will match you to scholarships from our database of 1.5 million, based on your personal profile. With Fastweb you’ll also find financial aid tips and advice, job and internship matching and student life news.”

    Go to www.fastweb.com

     

    AXA ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP 

    The AXA Achievementsm Scholarship provides over $1.4 million in scholarships to young people throughout the nation representing all 50 states, Washington DC and Puerto Rico. Students have the opportunity to receive a $2,500, $10,000 or $25,000 scholarship. In addition, for every student who wins a scholarship, a grant in the amount of $1,000 will be made to the winner’s school.

    Go http://www.axa-equitable.com/axa-foundation/AXA-achievement-scholarship.html 

     

    Scholarship Experts - UNIGO

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    THE EARLY ADMISSION/SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE FOR KU, K-STATE, OU, AND MANY OTHER UNIVERSITIES IS NOV. 1ST.  If applying to WSU or College of the Ozarks...APPLY NOW!

     

     


     

    October Scholarships 

     Ron Hubbard Writers & Illustrators of the Future Scholarship

    • Open to new and amateur Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists worldwide
    • No entry fee
    • Entrants retain all rights
    • All judging by professional artists only
    • $1,500 in prizes each quarter
    • Quarterly winners compete for $5,000 additional annual prize 

    See Details at http://www.writersofthefuture.com/Contest-Rules-Illustrators 

    The Contest has 4 quarters beginning on Oct. 1, Jan. 1, April and July 1. The year ends on Sept. 30th and begins over.

    WENDY'S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN-SENIORS 2020

    http://www.wendysheisman.com/

    Deadline Oct 2019

    Open to any student with at least a B average and participating in at least 1 sport.

    Don't delay - Apply now!! 

     

    COCA-COLA SCHOLARSHIP (4 Year Colleges)

    Amount: $4,000-$20,000
    Criteria: Well-rounded students, good grades, ACT scores, service and 
    volunteerism, club and organization membership and leadership.  Applications 
    are available online only at:

    http://www.coca-colascholarsfoundation.org/applicants/#programs

    Deadline:  October 31, 2019
     
    Hortia Alger Scholarship
    • 2.0 GPA and require financial assistance
    • enrolled full time as a high school student
    • planning to pursue a bachelor's degree
    • critical financial need ($50,000 or less gross income per family, if higher an explanation must be provided)
    • involvement in co-curricular and community activities
    • US citizen

    Deadline: October 25, 2019

    Go to http://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/

     

    Voice of Democracy Scholarship Contest

    High School Students: $30,000

    Middle School Students: $5,0000

    This is an essay/ then audio recording contest. Theme " Why My Vote Matters"

    The Voice of Democracy Program is open to students in grades 9-12, who are enrolled in a public, private or parochial high school or home study program in the United States and its territories.

    Voice of Democracy Rules and Eligibility         Voice of Democracy Student Entry Form

    Due October 31, 2019

     

    November Scholarships

    KU SELF ENGINEERING LEADERSHIP FELLOWS PROGRAM 

    Madison and Lila Self Engineering Leadership Fellows Program for engineering and computer science students. 

    A $24,000, 4-year financial package paired with an enrichment program.

    To build talented students into talented professionals who will make a difference in business and industry.

    Apply at Self Engineering Application  (Due Nov. 1 2019)

     

    2018 Elks MVS Scholarship Application

    500 4-year scholarships to the highest-rated applicants

    2 awards 0f $50,000

    2 awards of $40,000

    2 awards of $30,000

    14 awards of $20,000

    480 awards of $4,000

    You do not have to be related to an Elks member.

    Must be a high school senior and a US citizen pursuing a 4-year degree on a full-time basis in a US college or university. 

    https://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/mvs.cfm 

    Due November, 2019

     

    The Hagen Scholarship Foundation

    Amount Varies up to $5,000 per semester

    The purpose of the Hagan Scholarship is to provide each scholarship recipient with the opportunity to obtain a four-year college education and graduate debt-free.

    The preferred recipient of a Hagan Scholarship will be a high achieving and self- motivated student with traditional employment experience who aspires to obtain a college education in order to realize his or her full potential.

    • Must be a Missouri or Kansas resident
    • Must have attended as a junior and senior an eligible high school
    • Must have a 3.5 GPA or higher
    • Must score 23 or higher on the ACT
    • Must have an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of less than $10,000 on the FAFSA (use the FAFSA Forecaster to see if you qualify at the following link https://fafsa.ed.gov/FAFSA/app/f4cForm?execution=e1s1
    • Must authenticate an unmet financial need in excess of $2,000 up to( $5,000 per semester in funding!)
    • Must be accepted for enrollment at an eligible college or university
    • Must enroll in college the first semester after high school
    • Must not have been convicted of a felony

    Students are judged on how well they follow instructions!

    Download application at www.haganscholarships.org

    Mail to HSF

      


    December Scholarships

    Yes for Liberty 2nd Annual Constitution Bee

    Open to grades 9-12 

    Constitution Bee ! Similar to a spelling bee or geography bee.

    Study the US Constitution and win big! 

    March 4, 2018, in Manhattan, KS

    Apply by at http://www.yesforliberty.org by Dec. 31, 2019

    Up to $3,500 in scholarship money. 

     

    NFIB Young Entrepreneur Foundation Scholarship

    $10,000-$1,000

    Open to any graduating high school senior that owns and operates their own small business and will enter their freshman year at an accredited 2 or 4-year university, college or vocational/technical institute during the 2017-18 school year.

    Apply online at https://usascholarships.com/the-nfib-young-entrepreneur-awards-program/ Usually Due Mid-Dec. 

    We have had winners from Riverton before!! Go for it!

      

    Burger King Scholars Program

    $1,000, $5,000 and $25,000 scholarships are available to all eligible high school seniors

    ·         Based on GPA

    ·         Based on work experience

    ·         Based on extracurricular activities and/or community service

    Details and how to apply at

    http://www.bkmclamorefoundation.org/WhatWeDo/ScholarsProgram
    Application Opens Oct. 15 and ends Dec. 15

     

    Arkansas Alumni

    www.arkansasalumni.org/FRscholarships

     


     

    January Scholarships

     ADAM DARNABY TECHNICAL SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP Due January 31, 2020

    • $500 Scholarship awarded to graduating Riverton High School student pursuing a degree in technology.
    • Link to application Adam Darnaby Scholarship

     TERESA KEMP RIVERTON TEACHER ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP Due January 31, 2020

    • $250 scholarship awarded to one RHS senior pursuing a teaching degree
    • Link to application Teresa Kemp Scholarship
     
    2020 Masonic Lodge General/Legacy/ and Technical Scholarships 

      

    The American Legion Need A Lift?

     Baseball, Jr. Shooting, Boy Scout and various other scholarships available including the Samsung Scholarship for students who have attended Boy's State and Girl's State.

    Visit the website below.

    American Legion Scholarships

     

    WalMart Foundation Scholarships

    At the Walmart Foundation, we believe that a good education creates opportunities that lead to a better life. To help offset rising college tuition costs, we recently awarded more than $10million in academic scholarships to help students enroll in higher education.

    The Walmart Foundation offers two scholarship programs that benefit Walmart associates and their high school senior dependents. To learn more about these programs or to apply, click on the links below.

    http://giving.walmart.com/associate-scholarships

    The Walmart Associate Scholarship is a college scholarship is available to Walmart and Sam’s Club associates who are based in the U.S. Awards are based on demonstrated financial need and community involvement.

    The Foundation’s Walmart Associate Scholarship is available for associates pursuing certificates, associate, bachelor, and graduate degrees through accredited institutions of higher education and for associates participating in the Lifelong Learning

    Program through American Public University. The Foundation accepts applications and awards Walmart Associate Scholarships four times a year,

     

    The Walmart Dependent Scholarship is a $13,000 scholarship paid out over four years. Applicants must be dependents of Walmart and Sam’s Club associates, have at least a 2.0 GPA and prove financial need

     

    Kansas Career Technical Workforce Grant

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

    Apply at: http://kansasregents.org/students/student_financial_aid/scholarships_and_grants

    Eligible Programs for Career Technical Workforce Grant: http://www.kansasregents.org/resources/PDF/2998-CTeligibleprograms1415.pdf

     

     John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest

    1st Place $10,000 (and an all-expense-paid trip to Boston & Award Ceremony at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum)

    2nd Place $1,000
    Up to 5 finalists $500 each

    • An original and creative essay of 1,000 words or less that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage
    • Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a U.S. elected official who served during or after 1956. The essay may focus on an issue at the local, state, national or international level. Use at least 5 varied sources such as newspaper and journal articles, books, and personal interviews. Participants are encouraged to use primary source material such as letters, speeches, and government documents.

    Go to  http://www.jfklibrary.org/Education/Profile-in-Courage-Essay-Contest/Eligibility-and-Requirements.aspx  

     

    The Kelly Lynn Lutz Scholarship Foundation

    The KLL Scholarship opportunity is a $1,000 gift, renewable for up to a total of four years ($4,000 total maximum). Scholarships are awarded annually based on the following criteria:

    • The loss of a parent (biological or no) to cancer before the age of 22.
    • Be a US Citizen
    • Attend a 2- or 4-year (minimum) higher education establishment
    • Have an interest in education, arts, environment, math, or science
    • Show service involvement in the community, church, school, or other non-curricular activity
    • Indicate financial need
    • Submit the completed application, including personal essay and reference

     http://kllscholarshipfund.org/?page_id=32  

      

    $5,250 per year KU Hixson Opportunity Award

    • Students must have faced personal challenges or hardships
    • Students must be residents of Kansas
    • Students must demonstrate financial need as determined by the FAFSA. Complete by March 1.
    • Students whose parent(s) did not earn a 4-year college degree will receive priority consideration
    • Students must complete the University of Kansas Admission Application http://admissions.ku.edu/ by Feb. 1
    • Students must complete the FAFSA by March 1st www.fafsa.gov
    • Application is online and due by February 1st  http://affordability.ku.edu/cs/hixson.shtml

      (Must include an essay describing your potential to succeed and any personal challenges you faced that may hinder achieving these)

      
    Shelter Insurance Foundation Scholarship

    · $2,000 to a Riverton High School Senior

    · Must be attending a 2-year or 4-year college in the Fall

    · Must be on track for graduation

    · Attached application due to Mr. Hunt by March 6, 2020

    · Include transcript and Personal Profile

    Shelter Insurance Scholarship Application (Download, type, and print)

     

    REMINDER – EARLY ADMISSION/SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE FOR PSU, MSSU, AND MANY OTHER UNIVERSITIES IS February 1st!

     
     
     

    February Scholarships
     
    Elks National Foundation 2018 Legacy Awards
    $4,000 Scholarships

    Are you the child or grandchild (or step-child, step-grandchild, or legal ward) of a living Elk who joined the order on or before April 1, 2015, or a charter member of a Lodge that was instituted on or after April 1, 2015? Your Elk sponsor must also be a paid-up member through March 31, 2018. Great-grandchildren are not eligible. If your parents and grandparent are both Elk members, you should apply through the parent's Elk Lodge.

    Are you a high school senior?

    Are you planning to attend an accredited U.S. school college or university?
     
     
    Do you plan to take the SAT or ACT by December 31st 2018?
     
     
     Elks National Foundation 2020 Legacy Awards

     

    University of Missouri - Robert J. Trulaske College of Business

    www.business.missouri.edu/scholarships

    Apply to School by Dec. 1st, Scholarship deadline Feb. 1

    Ponder Minority Scholarship, Robert J. Tulaske Sr. Scholarship in Business, Sam M. Walton Scholarship in Retail

     

    NEO Principal / Counselor Scholarship

    This scholarship will go to a Riverton Student

    The student must attend NEO

    $600 Per Year

    Due to Mr. Hunt by March 2, 2020

    Click here for the application NEO Principal Scholarship

     

    USD 404 Education Foundation Scholarship Due March 6, 2020

    Scholarships awarded from this foundation will go to Riverton USD 404 Students

    Students may be attending a 2 or 4-year college or a vocational school.

    Students may be majoring in any field.

    You will be interviewing for multiple scholarships. 
    * Sara Ann Gilstrap = $500 (1 Student) – USD #404 App
    * Mary Ann Talbot -$500 (4 Students) – USD #404 App
    * Fred Richards = $500 (2 Students)- USD #404 App
    * Doris Osborn = $250 (1 Female) – USD #404 App
    * David Osborn = $250 (1 Male) – USD #404 App
    * James Osborn = $300 (1 Student) – USD #404 App
    * Roger Bezinque = $500 (1 Student) – USD #404 App
    * Pauline Hunneycutt = $500 (1 Student) – USD #404 App
    * Dr. Melissa Ann Gaines & Dustin Roy Gaines of the GainEstate Company Scholarship $500 (1)
    –USD 404 App
    *Melvin and Connie Richey Memorial Scholarship – Designated for Technical Education
    Student $400 (1) –USD#404 App
    * Shelter Insurance = $2000 (1 Student) – Shelter Insurance App

    USD 404 ED FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

     

    Davidson Fellows Scholarships $50,000, $25,000, $10,000 Due February 13,2020

     

    Applications can be found by going to:
    http://www.davidsongifted.org/fellows/

       

    DUE FEBRUARY 15- American Legion Scholarships

    Click on the following for more information American Legion Scholarship

     

Last Modified on November 18, 2019