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Local/State Senior Scholarships

Organization  Deadline Website Application Amount Specific Requirements
Baumgartner Law Firm  8/31/17  Baumgartner  Online  $1000 must apply online/scroll down for form
Horatio Algers Open Now Horatio Alger   Various  
Courage to Grow Monthly Courage Online $500 250 word essay
Varsity Tutors Monthly Varsity Tutors Online
$1000 200 - 900 word essay
Hansen Foundation 10/28/16 Hansen Application
$4,000 Pursuing 2 year technical education
Hansen Foundation
Hansen
$4000-$10000 Renewable 3.5 GPA 21 ACT -- Qualifying test and Interview
 Hagan Foundation 11/15/2016 Hagan Foundation
Up to $5,000 Renewable   GPA of 3.50 or higher; 23 or higher on the ACT; enroll in a four year college the first semester following high school graduation; work 240 hours in the twelve months prior to the start of college; complete the FAFSA; FAFSA EFC must be less than $7,500; apply for eligible Federal and State grants.
 Reagan Foundation 1/1/2017 Reagan Foundation Secure Online Application $10,000 Renewable  demonstrate the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship; 3.0 GPA; demonstrate financial need; be citizens of the United States of America; be high school seniors attending high school in the United States; plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree 
 Ronald McDonald House Charities 1/20/2017 RMHC  Apply Online  Various Various
Grow Ag Leaders 2/1/17 Americas Farmers Directions for Non FFA members on the website Various FFA uses one online application for members and non-members. Applicants will be directed to the appropriate questions based on membership response.
GPACAC 3/1/17 & 4/1/17 GPACAC Links to Application $1,000 3.0 GPA & 21 ACT
Farm Credit of Western Kansas 2/15/17 FCWK Printable $500 Parent Membership
 The American Legion 2/15/17
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7/15/17
American Legion Scholarships  Numerous Applications Available Online  Various  Various
Nex-Tech 2/24/17 FRS Printable $1500 -$7000 receive Nex-Tech residential (Internet, Landline Phone, TV) or business services
 Nex- Tech 3/1/17 Break the Rules Online  $1,000  High school seniors whose parents or legal guardian receive at least one Nex-tech service excluding cell phone service
 Frontier Ag 3/1/17 Frontier Ag  Frontier Ag Scholarship Application.docx

Guidelines
 $250 Renewable 7 times
$500 Technical Renewable 1 time
3.0 GPA, parent or guardian who is a member, one-page essay. 
Kansas Farm Bureau 3/1/17 KFB Printable Various Parents must be Farm Bureau members 
Pete Henry 3/1/17   Uploaded on School Website Various Two forms - 1 for technical or vocational college and 1 for community college or 4 year univeristy
Sheridan Co Farm Bureau 3/1/17 See Counselor   $500 Parents must be Farm Bureau members
 Kansas Grain and Feed Association  3/2/17 KS Feed & Grain Association  Online  Various Various
Vietnam Veterans Association 3/9/17 See Counselor   $500 Financial need, evidence of volunteering
Western Kansas API 3/15/17 API - Scholarship Follow link- Printable $1000 Renewable GAP top half, parent employed in gas or oil industry
S & T Communication 3/11/17 S & T Printable $250 3.0 GPA S & T Customer
Luke Schemm
Live the Legacy Scholarship 
3/15/17 None Luke Schemm - Live the Legacy Scholarship.pdf
 up to $2,000  One page essay
Terry Strutt Memorial 3/15/17 TCCF - Scholarships
  $2,000 2.8 GPA, Participate in extracurricular activity while attending Colby Community College
Chuck Dempewolf  3/15/17 TCCF - Scholarship
  $500 2.5 GPA, Strong record of community service
Westar Energy 3/15/17 Westar Energy Follow links - Printable $3,000 Interest in being a lineman or power plant operator
 Kansas Masonic Foundation 3/31/17  Scholarship Information  Online Application  $1000 for University $500 for Technical 2.75 GPA for University, 2.5 GPA for Technical, check website for other requirements 
Citizens Medical Center 4/1/17 Citizens Medical  Printable Various Healthcare related field
Thomas Co Farm Bureau 4/1/17 See Counselor   $600  Renewable Parents must be Farm Bureau members, 3.0 GPA
 KCCEOA 4/3/17 None  KCCEOA Scholarship Application final.pdf  $500 Essay, 3.0 GPA, Major in Journalism, Business, Political Science or Communication 
High Plains Farm Credit 4/10/17 High Plains Printable $1,000 Stockholder in High Plains Farm Credit
Gerald " Jerry" Childs Memorial  4/10/17 See 
Counselor
Printable $500 Golden Plains Senior
Hazel Kirchner 4/25/17 See Counselor Printable $150 Interested in career in Education
Vietnam Veterans of America 4/10/17 None Printable
$500 Focus on citizenship and a minimum of 3 letters of recommendation 
Kansas Board of Regents 4/1/17       5/1/17 KS Regents Online or Printable Various Technical Education along with a variety of scholarships for attending a college or university
John Deere         Technician Program - see Counselor Available at GCC and Fort Scott
Foley Tractor         Technician Program - see Counselor
           
           
Individual Schools Various Make sure to fill out the scholarship application specific to the school you chose to attend

Pete Henry VOCATIONAL SCHOLARSHIP FORM.doc
Pete Henry SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION FORM.doc

Additional Scholarship Opportunities
For essay topics and more detailed information on the scholarships, check out these sites:
Map and Listing of Kansas Public Universities, Community Colleges, and Technical Colleges


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 October 22, 2016 September 16, 2016
December 10, 2016  November 4, 2016
 February 11, 2017 January 13, 2017
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