March Scholarships


     2018 Masonic Lodge General/Legacy/ and Technical Scholarships 


    KACRAO – Kansas Association of Collegiate Registars and Admissions Officers

    Glenn Lygriesse/KACRAO Scholarship

    4 - $250 awards

    ·         GPA 3.25 or higher

    ·         ACT 22 or higher

    ·         Application

    ·         Essay

    ·         Letters of Reference

    ·         Resume

    ·         Evidence of Leadership Experience

    Application at http://www.kacrao.org/kacrao-scholarship Usually March 1, 2018

    Kansas Junior Golf Scholarship
    5 Scholarships to students who have participated in high school golf.
    ·         Based on academic performance
    ·         Leadership
    ·         Written Essay
    ·         Financial Need
    ·         $1250 per school year (renewable for up to 4 years)
    Recipients must attend a Kansas college or university, including community colleges.
    Apply at Kansas Golf Scholarship
    Application is due March30,2018

    NEO Principal / Counselor Scholarship

    This scholarship will go to a Riverton Student

    The student must attend NEO

    $600 Per Year

    Due to Mrs. Wassom by March 2, 2018

    The application is belowNEO Principal Counselor Scholarship



    Kansas City Associated Equipment Distributors Scholarship

    This scholarship applies to tech school at Fort Scott, PSU and many others (Diesel Mechanics, Heavy Equipment Repair)

    ·         Must have a 2.5 GPA in high school

    ·         Must enroll full time at a technical or vocational school  - Diesel Mechanics or Large Equipment Repair

    ·         Maintain a 3.0 GPA while in tech or vo-tech

    ·         Must apply by 

    ·         $1, 000 per year! (renewable)

    Download Application 


    Kansas Grain and Feed Association Scholarship

    The Kansas Grain and Feed Association will award the following scholarships on the basis of merit to any high school student:

    1 - Dub and Inez Johnson $500 Memorial Scholarship

    ($250 each semester)

    5 - KGFA $1,000 Scholarships

    ($500 each semester)

    These are available to students attending any college or university and pursuing any field of study.


    Applicants should be high-school graduating seniors, self-starters,

    Possess excellent academic credentials, be good school and community citizens and have a strong desire to continue their education.

    Usually due in mid-March


    Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association

    The Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association will award the following

    scholarships on the basis of merit to any high school or current

    undergraduate student:

    1 - $500 Jim Lee Memorial Agribusiness/Agronomy Scholarship

    3 - $1,000 Agribusiness/Agronomy Scholarships


    Any high school student planning to major in, or current undergraduate

    student majoring in, agronomy, crop science, ag engineering, professional

    ag-chemical application or a related field of study. These scholarships are

    available to students planning to attend or currently enrolled at any

    university, junior college, community college or technical school in the state

    of Kansas. This is a one-time scholarship, but winners may re-apply for the

    scholarship after the first year. Applicants should be self-starters, have a

    good academic standing, be good school and community citizens and

    have a strong desire to continue their education.

    1 - $1,000 Dr. David Whitney Agronomy Scholarship


    Any undergraduate student majoring in agronomy at Kansas State University

    who will be enrolled as a junior or senior in the 2015-16 school year

    Applications can be downloaded at:

    Applications  must be received by Usually due in March


    Power Plant Operator Scholarship & Line Worker Scholarship

    ·         Must be a resident of Kansas

    ·         Must pursue a degree Power Plant Technology in Kansas

    ·         Must enroll full time in degree program

    ·         Must maintain a 2.5 GPA

    ·         $2, 000 (for 2 years)

    ·    Application:    

    Usually due in March

    QuestBridge College Match Scholarship for Junior Students

    -          Full scholarships for 4 years at partner universities

    ·         No parental contribution

    ·         No student loans

    ·         May contain student work-study and student summer work contribution


    1.       Complete the most challenging curriculum in your high school

    2.      Class Rank: Top 5-10%

    3.       ACT composite score above 27 (this is not a strict cut off)

    4.       Financial Need (i.e.Family earnings must be less than $60,000 for a family of 4) Individual

               Household circumstances are taken into consideration.

    Apply online at https://www.questbridge.org/high-school-students/national-college-match/scholarship-details


    Line Worker Scholarship

    ·         Must be a resident of Kansas

    ·         Must pursue a degree in Electric Power and Distribution in Kansas

    ·         Must be eligible to obtain a commercial drivers license

    ·         Must maintain a 2.5 GPA

    ·         If 18, must be willing to submit to a Motor Vehicle Records Check (drug free, no DUI convictions)

    ·         Application andessay due mid -March (check back)


     Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund Application

    • Parents adjusted gross income must be under $100,000
    • Need -based
    • Academic based
    • Community service based
    • Writing skill based
    • Need, Academics, Community Service, and Writing Skills each receive 25 of 100 pts.
    • You must complete all criteria as well as the application (download the attached files)
    • 3.0 GPA

    6 - $2,500 Scholarships will be awarded


    Due: Usually due late March, date not yet posted.



    April Scholarships


    Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants
    Thinking of going into accounting?
    Apply for the 2017 scholarship.
    Offered without regard to financial need.
    Looking for students who rank high on the ACT and demonstrate leadership activities and majoring in accounting

    Usually due mid-April - check back for details


    Contact Danielle@kscpa.org for more info.

     Dr. LaFerla Scholarship
    • Current or former patient of Dr. LaFerla
    • 3.0 GPA 
    • Community Participation
    • Financial Need
    • Application must be received by Dr. LaFerla's office by (check back for updates)
    • Dr. LaFerla 2805 E. 29th St., Joplin, MO 64804 
    KCCEOA Scholarship
    These $500 Scholarships will go to students who will attend a Kansas College or University and are majoring in Journalism, Political Science, or Communications.
    The application is found at http://www.kcceoa.org/scholarship
    Applications must be received (check back for updates)
    KMCA Scholarship

    3-4 $1,000 renewable scholarships

    Preference given to students interested in transportation industry (drivers, accountants,

    Mechanics, communications, business, office personnel)

    www.kmcafoundation.org   Usually due by April 1 (check back for updated information)


     Allen Community College 

    Activity Scholarships (fine arts and communication included)

    Covers full -time tuition plus textbook rental

     Provides financial support without students needing to major in the discipline

    May be supplemented by additional financial awards for those students with a GPA of 3.5 or higher

    Priority deadline of April 1st, However Applications will be accepted after that date 




     $300 Scholarship for students planning to major in a business related field.

    Applications are now available for the Kansas State Department of Education Association of Educational Office Professionals (KSDE AEOP) Margaret Van Horn Scholarship.  Each year the association offers a scholarship to a Kansas student.  Applicants must be majoring in either education or business with a minimum enrollment of nine semester hours or at least half time.  The scholarship award is offered for the purchase of books, payment of fees or tuition, purchase of supplies, or other academic expenses. 

    Emphasis for selection of the recipient will be based on the scholarship application, initiative exhibited, character shown, and/or other factors supporting his/her candidacy. 

    The completed application, with original signature and enclosures, must be postmarked by   Emailed applications will not be accepted.

    Watch for the updated application update www.ksde.org/AEOP


    ACF Visionary Scholarship Program 

    Each award is a non-renewable, one-time award and is to be used exclusively to offset costs and fees related directly to the student’s first year of higher post-secondary education at an accredited institution of the student’s choosing within the US. If an under classman is an award recipient, the monies will be held by the ACF until the student completes high school and begins higher education.
    $1,000- $5,000 each (Non -renewable)
    Financial need not considered.
    Application Deadline 2015-16 (must be received by): May 1, 2018
    Winners chosen May 15,2016 and awards distributed: July 31,2018
    Only one application per student, per award year will be accepted.
    Only non-winners may reapply each subsequent year.
    Apply at: http://americancollegefoundation.org/college_planning/visionary_scholarship_terms.aspx

    Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants
    Thinking of going into accounting?
    Apply for the 2016 scholarship.
    Offered without regard to financial need.
    Looking for students who rank high on the ACT and demonstrate leadership activities and majoring in accounting
    Submission of Test Scores-
    Submission of Application- Usually due April 15th


    Contact Danielle@kscpa.org for more info.



     Kansas Regents Scholarships - Listed Below - View all Opportunities at www.kansasregents.org   
    Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship- $1,850 per year- Deadline May 1
            Complete FASFA by April 1  

       You only need to meet ONE of the following requirements
    o   ACT score of 21 OR
    o   Cummulative high school GPA of 3.00  OR
    o   High school rank in upper 33%  OR
    o   Completion of Kansas Scholar Curriculum  OR
    o   Selection by National Merit   OR
    o   Selection by College Board        Apply online at www.kansasregents.org


    Kansas State Scholarship- $1,000 per year (up to five years) - Deadline May 1
    -          Complete FASFA by April 1
    -          Take ACT by December, 2012
    -          Complete the Kansas Scholars Curriculum
    -          KSC curriculum and 7th semester GPA certified by high school counselor
    -          Graduate during the 2012-2013 academic year
    -          Be enrolled in 12 credit hours or more AND maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA

    Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship- $2,757 per semester (for 12+ hours) - May 1

    ·         Requirements:

    ·         Enrolled, or accepted for admission, in a program leading to licensure as a teacher in an identified disciple OR area

    ·         Complete the FASFA and the State of Kansas Aid Application

    ·         Discipline Areas
     Special Education

      Foreign Language
      English as a Second Language(ESL)

    ·         Geographic Areas
       USD 501 Topeka, USD 500 Kansas City, KS
       USD 259 Wichita, State Board Of Education Area 5
              Apply at www.kansasregents.org

    Kansas Comprehensive Grant- from $200- $3,500- April 1
    -          Based on financial need from FASFA info
    -          Apply at www.kansasregents.org
    Kansas Work Study- April 1
    -          Enrolled at least half time
    -          Eligible students will work on a part-time basis
    -          www.kansasregents.org
    Kansas ROTC- 100% paid- April 1
    -          Sutdent must agree to serve for not less than four years in the Kansas Army National Guard
    -          www.kansasregents.org

    May Scholarships

    Kansas Career Technical Workforce Grant

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

    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

    Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma Educational Fund Application
    4 sources of funding for students pursuing a college, university, technical school, or vocational education.
    Student’s must be a member of the Quapaw Tribe.
    Up to $2,100 per semester.
    Applications are in Mrs. Wassom's Office (in April)
    They are being accepted May 31st



    June Scholarships

    BigSun Scholarship

    The BigSun Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academic pursuits. We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student. All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.
    Deadline        -  June 19, 2018
    Amount of Award  -        $500.00
    The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a post -secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community..
     Please visit our website at http://www.bigsunathletics.com to learn how to apply.


    July Scholarships

    American Legion Scholarships - DUE JULY 15

    Dr. "Click" Cowger Baseball Scholarship
    This $500 scholarship is awarded to a Kansan who has participated in American Legion Baseball. Applications must be received in Department Headquarters by July 15.
    Paul Flaherty Athletic Scholarship
    This $250 scholarship is awarded to a high school boy or girl who has participated in school athletics. Applications must be received in Department Headquarters by July 15
    "Need A Lift?"
    National furnishes this booklet, containing over two billion dollars in scholarships and educational information, to schools and libraries for the benefit of assisting students who need help in furthering their education. The book is updated annually and contains hundreds of scholarships, grants, and occupational opportunities available to high school seniors and college level freshmen or sophomores. For further information on the "Need A Lift?" booklet, contact your school counselor or your local American Legion Post.
    A copy of the eligibility requirements and applications may be obtained from your local American Legion Post, high school or contact: American Legion Headquarters, 1314 SW Topeka, Blvd., Topeka, KS 66612.









Last Modified on September 14, 2017