State and University Scholarships 

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Local Scholarships

Sumner County Seniors - Kansas All-Star Scholarship Application - Due April 15

State of Kansas Scholarships

Kansas Board of Regents Scholarships

  • 10 different scholarship opportunities (note: all of these are based on need)
    • Comprehensive Grant, State Scholar, Ethnic Minority, Career Technical Workforce, Career Workstudy, Military Service, ROTC, Kansas Teacher Service, Nursing Service, National Guard Assistance
    • Fee Waivers: for Dependents & Spouses of Deceased Public Safety Officers, Deceased Military Personnel, Former Prisoners of War
    • Mandate: Foster Child Education Assistance

Public University Scholarships

Emporia State University

Fort Hays State University

Kansas State University

Pittsburg State University

University of Kansas

Washburn University

Wichita State University

Rudd Foundation Scholarship – for students showing financial need who are admitted to Wichita State, Fort Hays State, and Emporia State Universities


Kansas Organizational Scholarships

American Legion Scholarships

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  • 11 different opportunities

American Red Cross Blood Donor Scholarship - March Deadline

AXA Achievement Scholarship - Fall Deadline

BBB Student of Integrity

Elks National Foundation

GPACAC (Great Plains) Scholarships

Hutch News Future Journalist Scholarship

KACRAO Leadership Scholarship

Kansas County Clerks' and Election Officials Association Scholarship

Kansas Environmental Health Association Bill Spaniol Memorial

Kansas Farm Bureau Scholarships

Kansas Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (KIAAA) – Nominated by school AD

Kansas Masonic Foundation

Kansas Society of Certified Public Accountants, Inc. Scholarships

Steve Harper Memorial Scholarship

Tortoise Advisors Young Entrepreneurs Scholarship

Wichita Community Foundation Scholarships

National Scholarships

Wendy’s High School Heisman – October Deadline

Hagan Scholarship – Fall Deadline

Horatio Algers - Fall Deadline

Toyota Community Scholars - October Deadline

GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program – January Deadline

Gates Millenium Scholars - January 14 Deadline

UMPS CARE Scholarship – Opens February, for students adopted after the age of 13

Sport Quest - Playing with a Purpose - February 15 Deadline

Hispanic Scholarship Fund – Opens January, March Deadline

Ducks Unlimited Scholarship – Opens October, March 1 Deadline

Runnerclick Scholarship – April 30 Deadline

Aspiring Animation Professional Scholarship – June 1 Deadline

Aspiring Business Professional Scholarship – June 1 Deadline

Aspiring Fashion Professional – June 1 Deadline

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship – June 30 Deadline

Monica’s Health Magazine Scholarship – August 30 Deadline

Beacon Scholarship for Rural America – June 30 Deadline

Students with Disabilities Scholarships

Anne Ford and Allegra Ford Thomas Scholarships – Opens August; November Deadline

Rise Scholarship Foundation – February 15 Deadline

Judith Carey Leadership Memorial Scholarship – March 31 Deadline

Moss Endowed Scholarship – March 31 Deadline

Shire ADHD Scholarship

Scholarship Search Engines

ESA Foundation - Kansas

EDU in Review - Kansas Scholarships

My College Options - List of Scholarships in Kansas

Sallie Mae

JLV College Counseling

Additional Resources for Locating Outside Scholarships promoted by the Kansas Association of Financial Aid Administrators