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 Scholarship Databases

 Below you will find a variety of scholarship databases that offer many public scholarships that students may apply for. Institutional scholarships vary from institution to institution and students may need to explore them as they narrow the college search down. 

Andale High School also offers some district scholarships that students may apply for when they become available. Students, remember to check with the counseling department frequently to see if any new scholarships come open for application. Also be sure to periodically check our website and counseling bulletin board for scholarship information. 

  • Collegeboard.org: Their scholarship database contains more than 2,300 scholarship opportunities, totaling nearly $6 billion.

 

  • Fastweb.com: Currently have over 1.5 million scholarships worth over $3 billion in their database.

 

  • Scholarships.com: Has more than 2.7 million scholarships worth a total of $19 billion in their database.

 

  • Collegenet.com: Operates as a scholarship search engine and social network where students create topics, participate in discussions, and vote on scholarship winners.

 

  • Unigo.com: visit this site for Kansas Scholarships.

 

 

 

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

 


Kansas Seed Industry Association Scholarship

Students applying for a KSIA scholarship must be seeking a degree in Agronomy, Ag Education, Ag Econ/Business, Ag Communications, Grain/Milling Science, Ag Technology, Ag Farm Management or Horticulture. Students must be planning to attend a college or university in Kansas. For more information click SEED. Deadline is April 1, 2020. 


KADPF Scholarship

The Kansas Association of Directors of Plant Facilities promotes bringing the buildings and grounds profession to a greater height of knowledge and professionalism and has established a scholarship fund and will award ten $2,000 academic scholarships and four $2,000 technical scholarships to qualifying students. These scholarships are available only to graduating seniors of non-instructional support staff who wish to continue their education at the college level. The 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 are located on the website  http://kadpf.org/  At the KADPF homepage, click on the KADPF Scholarship Program tab at the top.  Applications are due February 15, 2020.


Scholarship Resource Guide

For more information see Documents below. 


Rotary Club of West Wichita Scholarship

The Rotary Club of West Wichita annually awards scholarships to recent graduates of high schools in the club’s service areas. These high schools include Andale, Bishop Carroll, Cheney, Clearwater, Garden Plain, Goddard, Maize, and Wichita Northwest. Deadline is March 18, 2020. See Documents below for application. 


Sedgwick County Farm Bureau Ag Association Scholarship

For more information click FARM. Deadline is March 1, 2020.


 

Helpful Kansas Scholarships

Click KANSAS for more information. 


Betty Temaat Memorial Music Scholarship

Please see Documents below for more information. Due April 1, 2020. 


Fine Arts, Mass Communications Scholarship Days-Butler CC

El Dorado, Kan. – The Butler Community College fine arts and mass communications departments will hold Scholarship Days on February 7 and 8. Students interested in these programs can sign up for interviews, auditions, and/or portfolio reviews to be considered for a scholarship.

Potential music/theatre students will audition, and mass communications students will present portfolios of art, photography, and/or writing, as well as go through an interview process.

Each department will offer multiple activity scholarships. Activity scholarships cover the cost of in-state tuition and books. Recipients of these scholarships are given the opportunity to work hands-on in these fields regardless of their major. Students are able to perform throughout the state, write stories, broadcast events and showcase their skills in an environment akin to the professional industry.

Scholarship Days are an annual event that attracts many potential students each year. For more information, contact Sam Sparks at 316.322.3221 or ssparks3@butlercc.edu for fine arts and Michael Swan at 316.322.3280 or mswan@butlercc.edu for mass communications.


Wichita Manufacturer’s Association Scholarship

For more information click Manufacture. Deadline is February 15, 2020. 


SER Scholarship 

SER Scholarship program is open to all Hispanics students (with at least one parent being of Hispanics parentage, who have maintained at least a 2.75 cumulative grade point average (first time applicants must have a 3.0 GPA), have applied for full time status as a student at an accredited college, university or junior college and meet all admissions requirements of the school selected. Deadline is February 28, 2020. For more information click SER


Kansas Financial Scholars Essay Scholarship

The Office of the State Bank Commissioner, the Kansas Insurance Department, and its division, the Office of the Kansas Securities Commissioner are sponsoring an essay contest to award up to five scholarships to Kansas high school seniors who, through school course, independent study, and personal experience, have gained an understanding of money management and can demonstrate that knowledge and the importance it will have in their future. Deadline is April 1, 2020. All information, including the entry form is available at scholarship.osbckansas.org


Skills USA Kansas Scholarship

To assist students who are pursuing career technical goals, SkillsUSA Kansas will award a maximum of six (6) scholarships per year. Each scholarship is a one-time award: Two (2) Bronze Level Award of $300.00; Two (2) Silver Level Awards of $500; and Two (2) Gold Level Awards of $750. Scholarships are for high school junior or senior members and postsecondary members. Please see Documents below for more information. Deadline is March 1, 2020. 


Military Dependent Scholarships

Click on MILITARY for more information on the many different scholarships for students who are military dependents.


Kansas Crime Stoppers Scholarship

Please see Documents at the bottom of the page for more information. Deadline is March 16, 2020. 


Kansas Grain and Feed Association Scholarship

Kansas Grain and Feed Association is offering scholarships to deserving Kansas high school students who are interested in studying an agricultural-related field in college. For more infortation please click GRAIN. Deadline is March 6, 2020.


East Wichita Rotary Foundation Scholarships

The Rotary Club of East Wichita Foundation has available a limited number of one-year scholarship grants for upcoming college freshmen to help in defraying the cost of tuition, books, fees or room and board at the Kansas educational institution attended by the scholarship recipient. Scholarships of $1,000 each will be granted for the 2020-2021 school year. The scholarships will be payable in two installments – $500 at the beginning of the Fall 2020 semester and $500 at the beginning of the Spring 2021 semester. Payment of the second installment will be contingent upon the satisfactory completion of the first semester in compliance with these qualifications. For more inforation click ROTARY. Deadline is April 15, 2020. 


Glenn Lygrisse/KACRAO Scholarship

The Kansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (KACRAO) offers scholarships to reward students who have demonstrated quality leadership during their high school years. There are four $500 awards available each academic year, which may be used at KACRAO member institutions. The scholarships will be designated as follows; one per school type: four-year public, four-year private, community college, and technical college. The awards are not need-based and may be used in conjunction with other awards. For more information click KACRAO. Deadline is March 15, 2020. 


Lori Dechant Foundation Scholarship

The Lori Dechant Foundation's mission is to help physically disabled students attend a 4 year university.  This scholarship is only open to high school seniors who have a physical disability and are planning on attending a 4 year university in the fall. For more information, please click HERE. Due March 1, 2020.


Diesel Tech Scholarship

Students interested in Diesel Mechanics, pleass click on DIESEL for more information on this scholarship. Deadline is April 1, 2020. 


Sarah Probst Memorial Scholarship

Sarah Probst will be remembered as a dedicated and wonderful friend and educator. She was defined by her enormous heart. The love she had for her family, friends, God, and education was unending. Not only did she embrace and hold dear to her all her years of learning, but she had a passion for teaching that was unparalleled. Please see Documents at the bottom of the page for application. Due April 1, 2020. Please hand in to school counselor. 


Free Speech Essay Contest Scholarship

Open to juniors and seniors in U.S. high schools, including home-schooled students, as well as U.S. citizens attending schools overseas. Additional questions regarding eligibility may be emailed to essaycontest@thefire.org. Please Click on Speech for application. 

Deadline

FIRE must receive all entries by 11:59 EST, December 31, 2019. Winners will be announced by January 31, 2020. 

One $10,000 first prize, one $5,000 second prize, three $1,000 third place prizes and four $500 prizes will be awarded.


PB&J Scholarship

The PB&J scholarship is awarded to students who have experienced challenges in their life that may not have allowed them to reflect well academically, but who have the drive to succeed.

Priority deadline is December 16, 2019. Applicants who apply before this date will be considered for an award of $500. The deadline for the main scholarship of $1,000 is May 31stClick Peanut Butter for more information. 


OppU Achievers Scholarship

The OppU Achievers Scholarship celebrates achievement in its many forms and honors those who create opportunity for themselves and others.

Founded in 2016, the scholarship provides $2,500 for current or future education costs. Scholarship selections are made four times a year. Annually, the OppU Achievers Scholarship awards a total of $10,000 to students who have demonstrated outstanding achievement. Click OppU for more information. 


10 Killer Scholarships For Women

Even though the number of female leaders in business and government is growing, the rising cost of college is beginning to make higher education unattainable for many. To help offset these costs and promote female leadership, many companies and organizations sponsor scholarships just for women. Click WOMEN for more information. 


Wichita Alumnae Panhellenic Scholarship

Wichita Alumnae Panhellenic Scholarship, available to graduating high school women, planning to attend college in the fall.  We are specifically seeking applicants who excel academically, possess leadership qualities, are committed to philanthropic endeavors and are interested in learning more about sorority membership. We plan to award five $1,000.00 scholarships this spring. Please see Documents at bottom of the page for application. Deadline is February 1, 2020. 


The El Dabe Ritter Scholarship

The 2019 El Dabe Ritter Scholarship. This scholarship is now available to any high school senior in the United States that desires to apply. More information  can be found on our scholarship application below:
Deadline: June 30, 2020; Award Amount: $1,500; Application: 
https://www.personalinjurylawyerslosangeles.com/#scholarship.


All-Star College Scholarship

The All-Star Scholarship is open to children adopted at or after the age of 13 to provide increased opportunities for advanced education. Each year, one student will be selected to receive the scholarship. This student will be eligible to receive up to $10,000 annually to go towards tuition, books, and other college-related expenses. For more information click ALL-STAR


Rudd Scholarship

The Rudd Scholarship is a Kansas program for Kansas residents who qualify for a Pell Grant and have the grit and determination to achieve their long term goals. This program believes in the Midwestern values of humility, hard work and integrity that make this state and its people great. This scholarship strives to help the brightest Kansas minds stay in Kansas and build new businesses, teach in its schools, lead in its communities and achieve excellence in all that they do right here in Kansas. For more information click RUDD. Do December 13, 2019. 


Calvin Coolidge Scholarship

The Coolidge Scholarship is an annually awarded, full-ride, presidential scholarship that covers a student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study. The Coolidge may be used by recipients at any accredited American college or university. Anyone of any background, pursuing any academic discipline of study, may apply to this non-partisan, need-blind, program.

Students apply for the Coolidge Scholarship during their junior year of high school. Deadline is January 16,  2020. For more information click COOLIDGE


Scholarship For Creative Teens

For more information click HERE.


Jack Kent Cooke Young Artist Award

This scholarship is for high school students of all grades who are classical musicians or vocalists. Click MUSIC for more details.


Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarships

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s scholarship programs are designed to encourage and support outstanding students who work hard and have financial need. Click HERE for more information.


Ronald Reagan Foundation Scholarship

Rewards students who demonstrative exemplary leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship with financial assistance to pursue higher education. Click Reagan for more deatails. Deadline is January 3, 2020.


Kelly Lynn Lutz Scholarship

Provides scholarships to students who have lost a parent to cancer. Click HERE for more information. Due January 10, 2020.


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. Click AXA for more information. 


Foot Locker Scholarship

The Foot Locker Scholar Athletes program honors student athletes who demonstrate excellence in school, on their sports teams, and in their communities. Click FOOT LOCKER for more information. Deadline is January 3, 2020. 


Burger King Scholarship

Burger King offers a wide variety of scholarships to students. Check their website for details on each one. Click BURGER KING for more information. Deadline is December 15, 2019.


Wichita Legal Professionals Scholarship

Wichita Legal Professionals (WLP) annually awards a $500 scholarship on the basis of scholastic achievements, future career goals, demonstration of financial need, and leadership ability. See Documents below for application. Deadline is Friday, January 17, 2020.


America’s Farmers Grow Ag Leaders Scholarships

Every year, Grow Ag Leaders awards more than $500,000 in scholarships to students studying in ag-related fields.  In 2020, more than 350 scholarships totaling more than $500,000 will be awarded across the U.S. Apply at https://www.ffa.org/participate/grants-and-scholarships/scholarships/. Applications accepted Nov 1, 2019 – Jan 15, 2020.


Kansas Masonic Foundation Scholarships

Please click https://kansasmasonic.foundation/program/kansas-masonic-foundation-scholarships/ for information on all the scholarships. Applications accepted from December 1, 2019-March 15, 2020.


Washburn University Leadership Scholarship

The Washburn University Leadership Institute has committed to creating a structured learning environment that fosters and encourages student leadership development. Incoming, direct from high school or transfer, and current students who have demonstrated leadership initiative, academic excellence and participation in extra-curricular activities during high school or college may be eligible for leadership scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to students pursuing the Leadership Studies Minor or Certificate and are renewable up to four years if all requirements are met. For scholarship information please click https://www.washburn.edu/academics/leadership-institute/index.html.


Delta Theta Chi Sorority

Seniors: Delta Theta Chi is accepting applications for 3 scholarships in the amount of $1,600 each. Deadling is February 1, 2020. For more information and an application please go to https://www.deltathetachi.org/Scholarships.html.


John F. Kennedy Essay Contest

The contest is open to United States high school students in grades nine through twelve attending public, private, parochial, or home schools; U.S. students under the age of twenty enrolled in a high school correspondence/GED program in any of the fifty states, the District of Columbia, or the U.S. territories; and U.S. citizens attending schools overseas. Past winners and finalists are not eligible to participate. Employees of John Hancock Financial Services and members of their families are not eligible to participate. For more information click HERE.


Wichita State Scholarships

Are you in the Class of 2020? How does a major scholarship award sound? Wichita State University invites you to participate in their annual scholarship competitions. A variety of scholarships are awarded to competition participants, including three of the largest scholarships in Kansas! Click on WSU SCHOLARSHIPS for all the scholarships WSU offers!


Kansas Buffalo Association Scholarship

Information for a scholarship the Kansas Buffalo Association is offering. Available from the website: http://www.kansasbuffalo.org/news.cfm?id=7

The Kansas Buffalo Association is offering a $1000 scholarship to a high school senior or first-year college freshmen who is involved in raising bison and/or is planning to pursue a career in an agriculturally related field.

The KBA invites interested applicants to complete an application, provide one letter of reference and submit a 500-word essay outlining their relationship/interest in bison and why they should receive the scholarship.

KBA members may act as sponsors to qualify family, friends or a member of a local school or county ag-related organization (FFA, 4H, etc.) for this scholarship.

Applications and supporting materials are due by Oct. 15, 2019.

The scholarship will be awarded at the 28th Kansas Buffalo Association Sale in Salina, Kan., on Dec. 7, 2019. Either the recipient or his/her designate must be present to accept the scholarship and have a picture taken with representatives from the sponsoring organizations.

The successful applicant will be notified by mid-November. Questions? Please contact Kevin Leslie at 913-957-4687 or e-mail KevinELeslie@gmail.com.


The Horatio Alger Scholarship

As one of the nation's largest need-based college scholarship programs in the country, the Horatio Alger Scholarship Programs specifically assist high school students who have faced and overcome great obstacles in their young lives. While many programs are directed primarily to recognizing academic achievement or leadership potential, the Horatio Alger Association seeks students who have exhibited determination, integrity, and perseverance in overcoming adversity, as well as have critical financial need. For more informaton please click here: https://scholars.horatioalger.org/about-our-scholarship-programs/


 


 






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