Scholarships and Opportunities 2017-2018
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OpportunityAllK-State Spring EventsThe events listed here are those advertised by K-State and take place on KSU's campus. Please visit the website to learn more and register.
Celebration of Diversity and College Succes (3/9), Senior Days (2/2, 2/19), Junior Days (3/5, 4/9, 4/13, 4/26, 5/4)
OpportunityAllK-State Polytechnic Spring EventsJR/SR Day (2/23), Open House (4/7), Crash A Class (TBD)
OpportunityAllUniversity of Kansas Visit OpportunitiesCrimson and Blue Day (10/13), Jayhawk Days (fall and spring), Admitted Senior Jayhawk Days (fall and spring), Junior Days (spring), Sophomore Day (spring), Multicultural Visit Options (fall and spring)varies
OpportunityAllWichita State University Fall EventsThe events listed here are those advertised by WSU and take place on WSU's campus. Please visit the website to learn more and register.
Scholarship Information Programs (8/29 and 8/31), Shocker Saturdays (9/9, 10/14, 11/11), Innovation in Action: Honors College Experience (9/16), Black and Yellow Days (10/13 and 10/30)
OpportunityAllSeton Hall University (NJ) Open HouseOpen House is the best opportunity for students to experience Seton Hall, visit campus, learn about admissions and financial aid, and meet with faculty and current students. (10/15, 11/19, 2/18, 4/22)
Scholarship & OpportunityAllWashburn UniversityIchabod Days--visit with professors, win a scholarship, and learn what it means to be an Ichabod!
Seniors (10/6, 11/3, 12/1), Juniors and Seniors (1/26), Juniors (2/19, 3/9), Sophomores (4/13)
OpportunityAllNewman University VisitsHealth Professions Day (10/7)
Preview Day (11/4)
Accepted Student Day (3/3)
Junior Open House (4/7)
Scholarship & OpportunityAllEmporia State Black and Gold Visit DaysAdmissions, financial aid and scholarship overview, campus/residence hall tours, academic and student life fair, complimentary lunch, drawing for 2 $500 scholarships.(2/2, 2/10, 2/23, 3/2)
OpportunityAllThe University of Tulsa VisitsCampus visit program for sophomores and juniors: October 20, 2017 and January 15, 2018. Register through the link provided.
Other visit opportunities are also listed on their website.
Senior Overnight Visits (11/12-11/13, 2/18-2/19, or 3/29-3/30)
OpportunityAllSterling College VisitsPreview Weekend (11/12-11/13 & 2/18-2/19), Sterling Day (1/15), Arts Preview Weekend (2/2-2/3), Junior day (3/23)
OpportunityAllBethany College Visit DaysSenior Preview Day (10/13, 1/15, 2/19)
Art, Music, Theatre, Audition Day (11/10, 2/10)
Junior Preview Day (4/16)
Opportunity11thPratt Community College Junior DayStudents will get a chance to explore our many programs and check out our campus life. Register by March 30.April 4, 2018
Opportunity9th-12thKansas State University All-University Open HouseThis event highlights academic and student life opportunities at the university. Exhibits will promote our over 250 academic programs, the more than 475 campus organizations, and various housing options available for students. Free entertainment, career exploration activities, and student research exhibits are highlights of the day. View the schedule on the website. April 7,
Opportunity11thButler CC Grizzly Junior DayJunior day is a day for current high school juniors to get their first look at what Butler has to offer for their future. Learn about degrees, campus life, how they can start classes their senior year for college credit and tour the campus.April 25, 2018
Scholarship & OpportunityAllEmporia State University Diversity Leadership SummitThe Diversity Leadership Summit is a one day conference for multicultural high school freshmen through seniors. The Emporia State University faculty & staff encourage students to pursue higher education and help them realize their full potential to be successful leaders of the future. Students are invited from all over the state of Kansas and Missouri. This free conference consist of speakers, workshops, meals, and opportunities for current high school seniors to compete for Emporia State University scholarships. We welcome any and all to attend.variesMarch 8, 2018
OpportunityAllTanganyika Volunteer Counselor in Training Summer ProgramThe Counselor In Training Program is an exciting and intensive volunteer program for high school students. CIT Participants will aid Tanganyika’s Education Department by providing support for several activities around the Park. Additionally, students chosen for the program will gain valuable job skills and build their knowledge base. While the ideal CIT candidate would ultimately be seeking a career in the animal field, the skills gained through the program – public speaking, time management, customer service, and building team relationships will greatly benefit any career path a student may choose! Students must be 14-18 years old on June 1, 2018. March 9, 2018See your counselor for an application.
Scholarship12thCentral KS Community Foundation ScholarshipsSeveral scholarships available. Read the Tips for a Successful Scholarship Application document before submitting.
*Andover Area Chamber of Commerce (Any AHS or ACHS senior.)
*Excel Industries Inc. (Children or grandchildren of any full-time employee of Excel Industries, Inc. or its subsidiaries.)
*Chelsea Gerbitz Memorial (Any high school senior or college student.)
*Wayne Willis Foundation (Any high school student furthering their career through a degree in wildlife management or conservation of natural resources.)
*Clifford and Rubye Angleton (For students from Butler County pursuing a physician or nursing education.)
*Gary McEachern Memorial (Students that particpated in the Youth Leadership Butler program.)
variesEarliest deadline is March 9, 2018
Opportunity12thW-S-YOU at Wichita State UniversityFor admitted seniors and for those still deciding. No matter where students are in the process, this program will help them move to the next step or help them decide if Wichita State is the right fit. Students can browse the Shocker Experience Fair, meet with financial aid staff, submit their housing contract, sign up for orientation, and speak with an advisor about their first semester at WSU.March 10, 2018 from 9am-4pm (A come-and-go event)
OpportunityAllDavis-Moore Technical Career EventAt Davis-Moore Chrysler featuring representatives from Pittsburg State University College of Automotive Technology, Wichita Area Technical College (WATC), Vatterott College, North Central Kansas College of Technology (NCKCT), Snap On Tools and several others who will be able to speak to students without having to make a long trip to visit their schools about 2 and 4-year programs in the Automotive Technology and Repair field. We will also be discussing internship opportunities for students so they can earn money while going to school. Additionally, we want the student and at least one parent/guardian to accompany them to this event. There will be FREE food for all plus a lot of great prizes to be given away. Each parent/guardian that attends with their student will also receive a FREE oil change certificate courtesy of Davis-Moore. 7675 E. Kellogg.March 10, 2018
Scholarship12thAndover Police and Fire Foundation ScholarshipFor a graduating senior from ACHS or AHS interested in pursuing a degree in Criminal Justice or Fire Science. $750March 11, 2018See your counselor for an application.
Scholarship12thRudd ScholarshipMust be a US Citizen. Must be a resident of the state of Kansas and qualify for in-state tuition.
Must have a cumulative, unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 or above. Graduating high school in 2018 and will enroll full-time in the Fall. Demonstrated financial need (Pell-eligible). Must be admitted and will attend either Emporia State, Fort Hays State, or Wichita State University. Preference given for first generation, underrepresented students at each college institution.
variesMarch 11, 2018
OpportunityAllAgDiscoveryAgDiscovery is a two week residential outreach program sponsored by different USDA programs for high school students in partnership with selected universities. AgDiscovery is a unique opportunity for students to gain a first-hand look at the many career paths open to them in agriculture. Students must be 15-17 as of May 31, 2018. Visit the website to learn more about the event and the requirements to attend. Apply by March 12, 2018
Event: July 15-28 at Iowa State University
Opportunity9th-10thTractor Safety Class for 14-15 Year Old YouthFor 14-15 year old teens interested in wanting to train to be able to work on a farm. Enroll by March 12, 2018
Class: March 17, 2018
Opportunity11thAmerican Legion Cadet Law Enforcement AcademyThe Kansas Highway Patrol in cooperation with the American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary annually hosts a one week law enforcement academy for high school students. The academy is held at the Kansas Highway Patrol Training Center in Salina, Kansas. The Academy is meant to help young Kansans gain knowledge in a hands on environment about the training and responsibilities of law enforcement officers, and specifically Kansas State Troopers.Apply by March 15, 2018
Event: June 10-15, 2018
Scholarship12thWestar Energy Craft ScholarshipA minimum of 4 craft scholarships are available for individuals who wish to pursue an associate degree in electric power and distribution, power plant technology, wind energy, industrial technology or other industry-related degrees in Kansas.$3,000March 15, 2018
Scholarship & Opportunity11thQuestBridge College Prep Scholars ProgramThrough the program, students can receive special awards, recognition, and opportunities that will give thema n early advantage in applying to college. For high school juniors, typically in the top 5-10% of their class, earning primarily A's in the most challenging courses available, whose families earn less than $65,000 annually (for a typical family of four) with minimal assets. Students should also demonstrate strength in character and motivation to succeed. If you are interested, visit with your counselor.variesMarch 21, 2018
Scholarship12thWhite Eagle Credit Union ScholarshipOne scholarship will be awarded to an ACHS senior. This student must demonstrate exceptional character, community involvement, an interest in school activities and the potential for academic success. An additional scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior of a Butler County high school or Newton High School who is also a member of WECU or a child/grandchild of a WECU member. Please see your counselor for more information and an application. $500March 27, 2018
Scholarship12thAndover Board of Education ScholarshipFor seniors with at least a 3.2 GPA. Essay and application are required. Students will also interview in early April. Applications are available in the counseling office. They will choose 1-2 winners from ACHS as well 1-2 from AHS. March 29, 2018
Scholarship & Opportunity12thK-State Leading the Way Summer CAT (Conecting Across Topics) CommunityOur Summer CAT Community, Leading the Way, gives students the opportunity to get a head start on their college experience, and provides an added opportunity for first-year students to connect with others who share their academic interests by placing them in the same on-campus residence hall. Like our other CAT Communities, about 22 first-year students take a group of classes together, but they live, eat, sleep, study, and socialize near each other, too! Students will live in the same hall, along with their Residential Learning Assistant. The students that are selected will also receive a $1,000 scholarship. They will also receive 7 college hours over the summer. $1,000March 30, 2018
Opportunity9th-11thAir Force ROTC Open House Event at KUThis is an opportunity for students to witness and experience AIr Force ROTC Leadership Laboratory, hear more about the progam and interact with cadets. Parents are encouraged to attend as well. March 31, 2018
Opportunity9th-11thFort Hays State University Department of Nursing The Nightingale ExperienceThis exciting experience is designed for those who have expressed an interest in nursing, but would also benefit anyone undecided about their career plans. To learn more about the event and to register, visit the website. Apply by April 1, 2018
Event: July 17-18, 2018
Opportunity9th & 10thFort Hays State University Hispanic College InstituteThis is an exciting, free, 4-day resiential program that prepares high school Hispanic and Latino students in KS to enter and succeed in higher education. Learn about college admissions, scholarships, develop critical thinking skills, explore career opportunities and much more! Application due by April 1, 2018
Event: June 20-23, 2018
Scholarship12thBadr Idbeis, MD Health Care Scholarship, Sponsored by Kansas Medical CenterSponsored by Kansas Medical Center supports an annual scholarship award of $2,500 to two (2) Andover High School and to two (2) Andover Central High School graduates pursuing a health care career. Applicant must be a current senior at one of the two Andover High Schools and plans to enroll full-time into a 2 year or 4 year accredited college or university. A minimum cumulative 3.25 GPA from the start of their high school curriculum through completion of their 7th semester of high school education is required.Two $2,500April 1, 2018
Scholarship12thKS Seed Industry ScholarshipFor seniors planning to attend a KS college and seeking a degree in Agronomy, Ag Education, Ag Econ/Business, Ag Communications, Food Science, Grain Milling, Ag Technology, Ag Farming Machining or Horticulture.$1,000April 2, 2018
Opportunity10th-11thFort Hays State University Tiger ManiaFor sophomores and juniors wanting to learn more about Fort Hays State University. Agenda includes a full tour of campus and residential halls, information on how to transition from high school to college, life outside of the classroom, and academic sessions that will help students start selecting a major. Visit the website to register and to learn more. April 4,
Opportunity9th-11thKansas State University Engineering DayFor 9th, 10th, and 11th graders who want to explore the field of engineering. K-State's Open House is the following day as well if interested in staying to learn more about the University. Pre-registration is required for the Engineering Day. April 6, 2018
Register by: March 26, 2018
Opportunity10thK-State For Sophomores OnlySophomores spend Friday evening and Saturday morning with the program. Then they are dismissed to explore K-State's All-University Open House for the rest of the day. Friday evening activities include small group activities and discussions, a skit by Student Alumni Board students, and a dance/social. Students and their parents stay overnight in a local hotel. Saturday morning the students participate in Virtual College, a two-hour simulation of a year as a college student while their parents participate in a seminar about admissions, financial aid and scholarships. Parents of Student Alumni Board members lead small groups of parents in discussions about sending a child to college. Students and parents then come together to hear a guest speaker at the conclusion of the event. The cost for students participating in the Friday and Saturday activities is $35. Each attendee receives a T-shirt and a three-ring binder full of information about college planning.April 6, 2018-April 7, 2018
Opportunity11thYouth Civic Leadership InstituteThe Youth Civic Leadership Institute (YCLI) is a leadership opportunity held at the Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas for incoming high school seniors throughout Kansas. The three-day, two-night program includes a variety of speakers, outings, workshops and brainstorming sessions focusing on the importance of civic engagement in our democracy. YCLI includes a visit to the State Capitol in Topeka to meet with our state leaders and discuss issues. This exciting leadership opportunity is provided at no cost to the accepted students. Each Kansas high school is invited to nominate up to two students for the YCLI experience. Students interested in attending YCLI should contact their school counselor or administrator.Apply by April 6, 2018
Opportunity9th-12thGPACAC Wichita College FairMeet with colleges and universities from around the country. A list of colleges planning to attend will be available later on in March. Visit with admissions representatives to learn more about potential colleges. Students must register ahead of time. Visit the website to complete the registration process. April 11, 2018
6:00-7:30pm at
Wichita Collegiate School
Scholarship12thP.E.O. Chapter JK Scholarship for Women (Andover, KS)One senior woman from ACHS and one from AHS will be chosen to receive the award. Students need a 3.0+ GPA. One page essay, resume, letter of recommendation, and transcript will be needed. See your counselor for an application. $300April 15, 2018
Scholarship12thJohn Cowan Memorial ScholarshipThe intent of the John Cowan Memorial Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to students within the State of Kansas pursuing a professional career in the field of Geography attained through a geographic-focused education.$1,000April 15, 2018
Opportunity9th-12thKS Future Teacher AcademyHeld at Emporia State University June 10-14. Current freshman, sophomores, and juniors may apply. During this intense five-day program, the participants share in a variety of activities that will help them to better understand what teachers do and to determine whether or not they have the potential for meeting this professional challenge. Activities include participating in seminars on leadership and selfimprovement and having the opportunity to listen to and interact with ESU instructors, Kansas Master Teachers, Kansas State Teacher of the Year Team, National Board Certified Teachers, among other highly accomplished educators.Apply by April 20, 108
Event: June 10-14, 2018
Scholarship12thStudent-View Scholarship ProgramHigh school seniors planning to attned a four-year college, community/junior college or career school. No minimum ACT or GPA and no essay! $500-$4,000April 22,
Scholarship12thBalanced Man Scholarship (Sigma Phi Epsilon at WSU)For incoming male students who embody the principles of the Balanced Man. The aim is to recognize and reward men who strive to achieve balance, and all-around excellence. Students applying are in no way obligated to join Sigma Phi Epsilon to be eligible for the scholarship. See your counselor for an application.varies (4 scholarships totaling $3,000)April 30, 2018
Scholarship12thKS Board of Regents ScholarshipsSeveral scholarships available: Career Tech Workforce Grant, KS Ethnic Minority, KS Military Service, KS National Guard Educational Assistance Program, KS Nursing Service, KS State Scholarship, and KS Teacher Service. Visit the website to learn more or see your counselor for a scholarship packet. variesApplication deadline is May 1, 2018
FAFSA submission priority deadline is April 1, 2018
Opportunity11thSunflower Girls StateDemocracy in action is a great thing. Teaching democracy in action is even better. Girls State is a
non-partisan program that teaches young women responsible citizenship and patriotism. High
School students, having completed their junior year spend an intensive week of study, working
together as self-governing citizens. They learn how to participate in the functioning of their city,
county and state government in preparation for their future roles as responsible citizens.
Apply by May 1, 2018
Event: June 3-8
Scholarship12thJoe Francis Haircare Scholarship FoundationTo be considered, applicant must be currently applying for entrance into Cosmetology/Barber School, OR actively enrolled in a Cosmetology/Barber program.$1,200June 1, 2018
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Scholarship & OpportunityAllK-State Celebrates in WichitaSession held at the Wichita Marriott. Any grade level may attend. Visit with admission reps and reps from the 9 colleges, explore what's new with KSU, meet new students and recent graduates. A $250 book scholarship will also be awarded to one lucky senior.$250September 18, 2017
OpportunityAllFort Hays State University Honors College for a DayCome and experience what it is like to live like an Honors College student at FHSU! Experience an Honors Course, get specialized information from departments like Admissions and the Center for Student Involvement and hear directly from the students in our program.RSVP by September 22, 2017
Event: October 2, 2017
Scholarship & OpportunityAllK-State Career Connections in WichitaThis program is a great way for you and your parents to see how K-State can help you turn your passion into a career, by making connections with industry leaders, professors and students in the field that interests you.
Don't miss out! One lucky senior will receive up to $250 towards textbooks for his or her first semester at K-State at each event. Each night is at a different location so please visit the website to learn more.
Interior Design (9/26), Engineering (10/18), Education (10/24), Hospitality (10/25)
$250Interior Design (9/26), Engineering (10/18), Education (10/24), Hospitality (10/25)
OpportunityAllPreview KU WichitaThis event is for 9th-12th grade students who would like to learn more about KU. Held at Hyatt Regency Wichita from 6:15-8:00pm. Register at the website listed. September 26, 2017
OpportunityAllChristian College Fair at Trinity AcademyPlease see the website to view all colleges that will be in attendance. Will be held at Trinity Academy at 12345 East 21st Street. September 26, 2017
Scholarship12thQuestBridge National College MatchFor high school seniors who: are in the top 5-10% of their class, score >1310 on the SAT or >28 on the ACT, come from households earning less than $65,000 per year, may be eligible for free/reduced lunch, and may be part of the first generation in their family to attend college. This opportunity connects academically outstanding high school seniors from low-income backgrounds with full four-year scholarships tot he nation's leading colleges. variesSeptember 27,
OpportunityAllExploring College Options--Student/Parent Info Session for Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn, and StanfordFor all grade levels. The meeting will include a brief slide presentation describing each of the institutions and will also provide up-to-date information about selection practices, financial aid opportunities, and other issued related to selective college admissions. At the Hyatt Regency Wichita, downtown. RSVP through the link provided. October 2, 2017
Scholarship12thAES Engineering ScholarshipNot just for engineering students. This scholarship will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by an evaluation of the essays that are submitted.$500October 6, 2017
OpportunityAllSchool of the Art Institute of Chicago--SAIC DaysMeet with representatives from the nation's most influential art and design school. Students are encouraged to bring their portfolios or documented artwork, sketchbooks, zines, or digital media for an extended discussion with admissions counselors and SAIC faculty about preparing their portfolios for admission and merit scholarship consideration. Register through the link provided. Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd, Kansas City, MO. October 7, 2017
Opportunity12thK-State Engineering Scholars DayFor seniors interested in engineering at K-State. Students must have a 28+ ACT and a 3.6+ GPA. Register early through the link provided--spots fill up quickly! RSVP by October 10, 2017
Event: October 24
Scholarship & Opportunity11th & 12thUnited States Youth ProgramFor juniors and seniors--must be nominated so visit with your counselor if you are interested. Two student delegates will be selected to represent KS from March 3-10, 2018 at the program in Washington, D.C. The type of student that thrives during this week is one who is truly interested in government, history and politics. The qualified student needs to demonstrate a desire to serve others in a leadership role and have high academic achievements, high aspirations for college and career and be self-motivated. Must also be in appointed or nominated position in an organization.$10,000October 11, 2017
Opportunity9th & 10thKS Academy of Mathematics and Science (KAMS) Information SessionIf you have an interest and aptitude for Mathematics and Science, desire an accelerated program and want to live and learn with students just like you, attend an Information Session!! Regardless of your grade level, it will be an excellent opportunity to find out about the KAMS program including what you can do to prepare to enter! Students in KAMS stay enrolled in their high school but live on the FHSU campus to take college courses to complete their last two years of high school. Held at Wichita Central Public Library, Patio Room. 223 S. MainOctober 12, 2017
OpportunityAllKU Crimson and Blue Day Open HouseCrimson & Blue Day provides an overview of all the amazing things KU has to offer, from outstanding academic programs to rich traditions and history. This open-house style event allows guests to choose which tours and sessions they would like to experience. Come and go as your schedule allows. Registration is strongly encouraged. Upon registration you will be able to build your own schedule using our Crimson & Blue Day app.October 13, 2017
Scholarship12thWichita State University Distinguished Scholarship Invitational3.5+ GPA, 27+ ACT, or be in the top 10% of your senior class. Must be admitted to WSU by October 15 and submit scholarship materials by November 1. The competition will take place on November 18.up to $60,000WSU Application due by October 15, 2017
DSI Application due by: November 1, 2017
Scholarship12thWichita State University Wallace Invitational for Scholarships in Engineering (WISE)3.5 GPA, 27+ ACT, or have a top 10% ranking. Must also declare a major in engineering, and compete and submit the WISE application by November 1. Must be admitted to WSU by 10/15. Actual competition will take place on November 17. Ten seniors will be awarded the scholarship.$28,000WSU Application due by October 15, 2017
WISE Application due by: November 1, 2017
Scholarship12thWichita State Scholarships for Education, Business, Entrepreneurship, or Music majorsPlease visit the website to learn more about the specific scholarships for each of the majors listed. They will each have their own requirements. Scroll to the bottom of the page to see the links to each individual scholarship. variesvaries
Scholarship12thHesston College Leadership Scholarship Referral ProgramIf you are interested in attending Hesston College, we can nominate up to 3 students for a leadership scholarship. You will be offered a $1,000 scholarship and invited to compete for more at the Scholars Day competition. See your counselor for more information.$1,000-4,000varies
OpportunityAllFutures FairVisit with many local and national colleges at WSU's Koch Arena. Visit the website to see who will be in attendance.October 17, 2017
Scholarship12thDr Pepper Tuition GiveawayTell Dr Pepper how you'll change the world in 350 characters or less. Get votes on your idea and then create a video. Visit the website to learn more. variesOctober 18, 2017
Opportunity11th & 12thFort Hays State University Tiger DayExplore KHSU's campus and catch a glimpse into life as a Tiger! Learn about academic majors, scholarships and financial aid, student life, and activities. Free football tickets and freebies! RSVP through the link provided. Register by October 18, 2017
Event: October 28, 2017
Opportunity11th & 12thLoyola University Maryland Open HouseThere will be a welcome session, academic department overview and special interest forums, lunch, campus tour, and fitness and aquatic center tour. Register through the link provided. Register by October 21, 2017
Event: October 28, 2017
OpportunityAllKU Engineering and Computer Science Academic ShowcaseHosted by Textron Aviation at One Cessna Blvd, Wichita, KS 67215. Current KU engineering students and faculty, and KU engineering alumni will mingle and also participate in a Q&A panel. KU School of Engineering staff will share information about KU School of Engineering’s academic programs, services, and more. Light refreshments will be provided. Register through the link provided. October 23, 2017 at 6:00pm
Opportunity10th-12thPittsburg State College of Technology Open HouseFor sophomores, juniors, and seniors interested in pursuing careers in Automotive Technology, Construction, Engineering Technology, Graphics and Imaging Technologies, and Technology and Workforce Learning. If interested, email Melinda Roelfs to register: mroelfs@pittstate.eduRegister by October 23, 2017
Event: October 27, 2017
Opportunity12thCowley College FAFSA and Scholarship SeminarHonors students will conduct seminars over the FAFSA and scholarships in the Brown Center Wright Room at Cowley College in Ark City. Advice and helpful tips will be presented as well as a Q & A session. October 24, 2017 at 6:00pm
Scholarship12thHoratio Alger Association ScholarshipMust demonstrate critical financial need ($55,000 or less adjusted gross income per family is required). Display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity. Must also be invovled in community and co-curricular activities and have at least a 2.0 GPA.up to $25,000October 25, 2017
Opportunity12thHutchinson Community College Senior DayLearn more about HutchCC, visit with different academic areas of interest and clubs/organizations, tour the campus, have lunch, and win prizes! Sign up through the link provided. October 27,
Opportunity12thNational Portfolio Day Kansas CityFor emerging visual artists and designers. It is an opportunity for those who wish to pursue an education in art and design to meet one-on-one with professional representatives from accredited colleges and universities. Visit the website to learn more. October 28, 2017
Scholarship12thCoca Cola Scholars Program The Coca-Cola Scholars Program Scholarship is an achievement-based scholarship awarded to graduating high school seniors. Students are recognized for their capacity to lead and serve, as well as their commitment to making a significant impact on their schools and communities. 150 Coca-Cola Scholars are selected each year to receive this $20,000 scholarship.$20,000October 31, 2017
Scholarship & Opportunity12thBarton Community College Senior DayLearn valuable information from the Admissions, Financial Aid, Student Life, and Housing departments. Tours will also be available. Drawings for $1,000 and $500 scholarships will also take place! Register online. $500-$1,000Register by October 31, 2017
Event: November 15
ScholarshipAllVoice of Democracy ContestVoice of Democracy is a script-writing program designed to give high school students the opportunity to voice their opinion on a patriotic theme. This year's theme is American History: Our Hope for the Future. Students record an original 3-5 minute essay on an audio CD or flash drive and submit it to the loval Post-Auxillary chairman. See your counselor for an application packet and information.up to $30,000October 31, 2017
ScholarshipAllZombie Apocalypse ScholarshipMust submit an essay. Topic: "Imagine that your high school or college has been overrun with zombies. Your math professor, the cafeteria ladies, and even your best friend have all joined the walking dead. Flesh out a plan to avoid the zombies, including where you’d hide and the top-five things you’d bring to stay alive." (250 words or less) $2,000October 31, 2017
Scholarship11th & 12thState Masonic Public School Essay ContestPlease visit the website to learn more about the essay requirements. 6 new partnerships were initiated to the KS Masons. Select one of the programs and explain how it benefits you and/or your community. $500-$4,000November 1, 2017
Scholarship12thOklahoma State University McKnight Scholars Leadership ProgramStudents can apply to be part of an elite group of 50 incoming OSU students who demonstrate a committment to service and have a proven record of leadership. All out-of-state students who apply will be considered for a scholarship that waives the out-of-state portion of tuition for four years, plus $5,000 during each of their first two years! Selected scholars will take part in the McKnight Scholars Leadership Program, which includes a leadership course and international travel abroad experience$5,000 (or more)November 1, 2017 or February 1, 2018
Scholarship12thUniversity of Dayton Leadership in Service Scholarship If you are interested in attending the University of Dayton, please see your counselor to learn more and to get nominated. $10,000November 1, 2017
OpportunityAllK-State Career Exploration for The College of Architecture, Planning & DesignCareer Exploration is organized by the College of Architecture, Planning and Design and is hosted by a design firm. Career Exploration provides prospective students with the opportunity to learn about Kansas State University’s College of Architecture, Planning and Design, tour a firm, visit with design professionals, who are K-State alumni and meet other students who are interested in the design professions. Held at WDM Architects P.A., 105 N Washington, Wichita.November 2, 2017
ScholarshipAllNCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC)Honors women in grades 9 through 12 who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions. Award for AiC recipients are chosen for their demonstrated interest and achievements in computing, proven leadership ability, academic performance, and plans for post‑secondary education. variesNovember 6, 2017
ScholarshipAllPrudential Spirit of Community AwardStudents in grades 5-12 may apply. Must have been involved in a community service project or leader in a group activity within the past year. Please visit the website to learn more and to apply. $1,000-5,000November 7, 2017
OpportunityAllHigh School Programming at the APS Conference for Undergraduate Women in PhysicsHigh school students interested in possible careers in science, technology, math or engineering are invited to attend a one-day mini-conference at the University of Kansas in Lawrence. The high school program is being held in conjunction with the Conferences for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP) and will include panel discussions, workshops, student research talks, and a poster session.Register by: November 10, 2017
Event: January 13, 2018
Scholarship & Opportunity11th & 12thWichita State University School of Art, Design, & Creative Industries (ADCI) Portfolio ReviewFor high school juniors and seniors to receive valuable feedback from ADCI faculty in a supportive, educational environment ahead of thier January 2018 scholarship deadline. Visitors will also learn about ADCI degrees, scholarship opportunities, how to apply and explore ADCI's art center and hall. Register through the link provided. November 11, 2017
Scholarship 12thWashington University in St. Louis Danforth Scholars ProgramIf you are interested in attending Wash U and would like to apply to be a part of the scholars program, please see your counselor to be nominated. You must be nominated before you apply for the program. The scholars program is looking for outstanding academic performance, commitment to community service, and high moral character. Please visit the website to learn more about the program. variesNovember 15, 2017
Scholarship & Opportunity12thButler Community College Senior DaysJoin us for a day full of Butler information, campus tours, a majors and activities fair, and a drawing for one semester of FREE tuition!One semester of tuitionRegister by November 13, 2017
Event: November 17, 2017 (Butler of Andover) and November 18 (Butler of El Dorado)
Scholarship12thWashburn University Garvey ScholarshipIf you have a 3.25+ GPA and score well on the Garvey Scholarship Exam, you could receive an annually renewable scholarship to Washburn of $500-$2,000. Register online. Multiple test date options. $500-$2,000Multiple test dates:
November 18, 2017 (Topeka)
December 2, 2017 (Hays, KC, & Wichita)
December 6, 2017 (Topeka)
Opportunity9th & 10thKansas Academy of Mathematics and Science (KAMS) Preview DayKansas Academy of Mathematics and Science invites you to spend a day on the Fort Hays State University campus. Preview Day is FREE and provides you with an excellent opportunity to learn important information regarding academic departments, student life, extracurricular activities and more. We are proud of what we have to offer and are certain that you will like what you see. November 18, 2017
Opportunity9th-12thFriday with FriendsCome experience Friday like a Friends Falcon! Sit in on a class or visit with a professor, tour campus, enjoy lunc--on us, receive a free shirt, athletes can meet with coaches, fine arts students will hav ethe chance to audition for scholarships, and student can stay in the residence hall on Thursday night at not cost. Visit the website or call 316-295-5100 to register. December 1,
Opportunity11th & 12thWichita Bar Association Grow Your Own Lawyer ProgramThe program is open to high school juniors and seniors who have an interest in pursuing a career in the law with an emphasis on including racial minority and female students. We match each student with a lawyer/mentor with whom the student will meet several times during the spring semester. There are also monthly programs and events for students. Applications available in the counseling office or online.Application is due by December 1, 2017
Scholarship12thBethany Presidential Scholarship CelebrationOpportunity to compete for a 4-year renewable Full Tuition Scholarship. Apply for admissions, send transcripts and test scores, complete the essay, and attend the competition. Learn more and register through the link provided. Full TuitionDecember 1, 2017
and February 17, 2018
Scholarship12thMcPherson College Presidential ScholarsipThe Presidential Scholarship is the most prestigious academic award offered by McPherson. To apply you must be identified by your school counselor, be admitted to the college and attend one of 3 scholarship events. You must have a 22 ACT or higher and a 3.2 GPA or higher. See your counselor if you are interested. up to $68,000December 2, 2017
February 16, 2018
April 7, 2018
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