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Scholarships

Local Scholarships

Pick up applications in Mrs. Vertin’s office.

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State Scholarships

The Kansas American Legion offers 11 scholarships ranging from $500-$10,00 available to Kansas High School Students. A complete list of scholarships including eligibility rules and applications can be found at the following website:
http://www.ksamlegion.org/scholarships.htm

Kenneth L. Short Memorial Scholarship
Deadline: April 4, 2014
http://www.opaafood.com/index.php/parents-a-students/scholarships


Community Service

“Everyone can be great, because everyone can serve.”
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Community Service is a great way to get involved with your community, build your resume, and make connections that might benefit you in the future!

Community Service Sheet


 
National Scholarships

Resources

Check out the link below for an overview on Grants and Scholarships, the different types, sources, and how to start!
https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/pay-for-college/grants-and-scholarships/the-basics-on-grants-and-scholarships


Specific College/University & Vocational Scholarships

Highland Community College Foundations Scholarship
This prestigious award pays for Kansas tuition, fees, book rental, and campus housing.

Deadline: February 1, 2014

  • a minimum of a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale
  • at least a 22 composite score on the ACT
  • demonstrated leadership qualities
  • a history of involvement in activities and service
  • at least two areas of academic and/or performance interest

College Visit Days

If you would like to take a college visit day, please fill out a form in the office or download form using the below link. Seniors are allowed 2 college visit days and one job shadow day. Juniors are allowed 1 college visit day. 

College Visit Day Form


Federal Student Aid

Federal Student Aid Information and access to publications

  • www.edpubs.gov is the ordering site that students and parents should visit to order single copies of our hard copy publications.
  • www.studentaid.ed.gov/pubs offers student and parent oriented publications in PDF.

Scholarship Resources
  • Midwest Student Exchange Program is an easy way to save money on out-of-state tuition costs.
    • Tuition reduced program
    • Nearly 100 colleges and universities in Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Wisconsin participate in this tuition reduced program.
  • Want to learn more??? Visit http://msep.mhec.org
    • Search for participating institutions and programs
    • Learn about campus enrollment requirements
    • Find campus-specific contact information
    • Learn more about this money-saving program

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