Scholarships

2018-19 Scholarships

KS Financial Scholars Essay Contest
  • Open to seniors attending a KS college or technical college.
  • Deadline is April 1, 2019.`
  • Click the link below to download contest details.
  • Essay Guidelines


American Business Women's Assocation
  • Senior must be resident of Lyon, Chase, Greenwood, Osage, Morris or Coffey county.
  • Deadline is April 12, 2019.`
  • Click the link below to download scholarship application.
  • ABWA Scholarship



Osage City Kiwanis Scholarship
  • Any senior may apply but preference may be given to students who are current or former members of Key Club or have a parent or grandparent who are current members* of Kiwanis.  *Deceased parent or grandparent can also be included if they were a member of Kiwanis at time of death.
  • Deadline is April 19, 2019.
  • Click the link below to download scholarship application.
  • Kiwanis Scholarship


Orbis Scholarship
  • Open to students attending a technical college that could potentially be employed by Orbis.  Areas include BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:  auto mechanic, advance system technology, robotics, welding, manufacturing.
  • Deadline is April 1, 2019.
  • Click the link below to access scholarship details.
  • Orbis Scholarship

Wolf Creek Scholarship
  • Essay requirement.
  • Deadline is March 31, 2019.
  • Students must have a 3.0 GPA.
  • Criteria include an essay; transcript with 3.0 GPA minimum; ACT score; resume; two letters of recommendation.
  • Click the link below to access scholarship details.
  • Wolf Creek Scholarship

Osage County Farm Bureau Scholarship
  • Student's family must be a paid member of Osage Co Farm Bureau.
  • Preference may be given to a student majoring in agricultural or related field of study, but all fields will be considered.
  • Student must have a GPA of 2.5 or above.
  • Two $250 scholarships will be awarded.
  • Deadilne is March 30, 2019.
  • Click the link below to download application.
  • Farm Bureau Scholarship


Chapter IQ PEO Scholarship
  • Local scholarship open to all senior girls.
  • Deadline is March 15, 2019.  
  • Click the link below to download application.
  • PEO Scholarship Application
MFA Foundation Scholarship
  • Local scholarship open to all seniors.   
  • Deadline is March 15, 2019.  
  • Click the link below to download application.
  • MFA Scholarship Application



Gamble Memorial Scholarship
  • Open to OCHS students attending a vocational or technical college next year.
  • Deadline is March 18, 2019.
  • Click the link below to download application.
  • Gamble Application


Grain and Feed Scholarship
  • Available to students majoring in agriculture field.
  • Deadline is March 1, 2019.
  • Click the link below to download application.
  • Grain and Feed Application


Aribusiness Retailers Scholarship
  • Available to students majoring in agri-business field.
  • Deadline is March 1, 2019.
  • Click the link below to download application.
  • AgriBusiness Application



Agromony Scholarship
  • Available to students attending K-State and majoring in agronomy.
  • Deadline is March 1, 2019.
  • Click the link below to download application.
  • Agronomy application



KanEquip Scholarship
  • Available to students attending a KS community or technical collete and pursuing a career as an ag technician.
  • Click the link below to download application.
  • KanEquip application



Margaret Van Horn Scholarship
  • Available to seniors majoring in education or business.
  • Deadline is January 17, 2019.
  • Click the link below to download application.
  • Van Horn application

American Legion Post 198 Scholarship
  • Available to all seniors. 
  • Scholarship will be $200 (not $250 as listed on application.)
  • Deadline is April 19,2019.
  • Click the link below to download application.
  • Legion Scholarship



Conrad Carlson Memorial Scholarship
  • Available to seniors who have been involved in one sport or school activity.  
  • Deadline is April 4, 2019.
  • Click the link below to download application.
  • Carlson Application


Westar Scholarships
  • Available to seniors interested in wind energy, lineman, or power plant operation.
  • Deadline is March 1, 2019
  • Click the link below to download more information.
  • Westar Information

Young Entrepreneurs Scholarship

The Tortoise Young Entrepreneurs Scholarship is awarded annually to Missouri and Kansas high school seniors and college students who have demonstrated an interest in entrepreneurship. The scholarship is sponsored by Tortoise Capital Advisors and aims to foster entrepreneurship among today’s youth. At Tortoise, we are proud of our firm’s entrepreneurial culture and are passionate about helping the next generation of entrepreneurs. Details on the scholarship are below. 

 

Awards:

We will award three, non-renewable scholarships:

First Place:  $3,000

Second Place: $2,000

Third Place: $1,000

 

Eligibility:

To be eligible, applicants must:

·         Be a permanent resident of Kansas or Missouri who is enrolled or plans to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study towards a bachelor’s degree, or;

·         Be a non-resident of either state who is enrolled or plans to enroll as a full-time student in a four-year bachelor’s program at a Kansas or Missouri accredited university or college, and;

·         Have a recommended minimum 3.3 grade-point average (on a 4.0 scale or equivalent) and a minimum ACT score of 24 or minimum SAT score of 1680 (includes writing section).

 

How to apply:

Apply at www.tortoiseadvisors.com/scholarship by clicking the “Apply Now” button.

 

Application Deadline:   March 1, 2018


KACRAO

The Kansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (KACRAO) is a nonprofit, voluntary, professional association of more than 400 higher education administrators who represent nearly 80 institutions and agencies in the State of Kansas. Each year, KACRAO offers scholarships to reward students who have demonstrated quality leadership during their high school years.

Four $500 awards are available, which may be used toward attendance at KACRAO member institutions (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.


The deadline to apply for the scholarship is March 15, 2019. Successful award recipients will be notified in May and posted on the KACRAO website after May 15, 2019.

The 2019 KACRAO Scholarship information is available for applicants on our website at https://kacrao.memberclicks.net/kacrao-scholarship.



Kansas Junior Golf Scholarship
  • Awarded on the following criteria:  academic record; character and leadership; essay; financial need; golf participation; letters of recommendation.
  • Deadline is March 29, 2019.
  • Click the link below to apply
  • Jr Golf Scholarship


R. E. French Scholarship
  • Open to all seniors.
  • Application MUST BE TYPED so student may have to retype the application in its entirety unless you have a program that converts PDF files to Word files.
  • Deadline is March 1, 2019.
  • Click the link below to download application.
  • French application


Margaret Van Horn Scholarship
  • Open to seniors majoring in business or education.
  • Deadline is January 17, 2019.
  • Click the link below to download application.
  • Van Horn Application


Kansas Kiwanis Foundation Scholarship
  • Available to all seniors.  Preference may be given to Key Club members but Key Club membership IS NOT required.  
  • Deadline is Feruary 1, 2019.
  • Click the link below to download application.
  • KS Kiwanis Application


Washburn University Garvey Scholarship Exam
  • Washburn University hosts a scholarship competition for incoming freshmen each year, the Garvey exam.  Students who have a 3.25 GPA or higher and have been admitted to Wahburn are invited to compete.  Students can be awarded scholarships from $250 to $2000 based on their exam results.  To take the exam, Washburn must have your complete application for admission, high school transcript, and ACT scores.
  • To register, click the link below; log into your Washburn account used to apply for admission, click on events and then Garvey exam.
  • https://washburn.elluciancrmrecruit.com/admissions/pages/welcome.aspx


Wichita State Doris and Ralph Klose Scholars Day
  • For seniors who are math or science education majors
  • Must have a 3.5 GPA OR an ACT of 24 or higher
  • Must be in the top 10% of your class
  • Must declare a major in math or science education program
  • Must be admitted to WSU and apply for scholarship by November 1, 2018.
  • To apply, click the link below
  • WSU Math / Science Ed Scholarship
Wendy's High School Heisman
  • Open to seniors who have participated in a sport and maintained a 3.0 GPA.
  • Student must be a leader in school and community.
  • Deadline is October 17, 2018.
  • Click the link below to access online application.
  • Wendys Heisman Application
Wichita State Distinguished Scholars Invitational
  • To qualify, seniors must have a 3.5 GPA or higher OR have a 27 or higher on the ACT.
  • Seniors must apply for admission to Wichita State by October 15, 2018.
  • Deadline for invitational is November 1, 2018.
  • Click the link below to access online application.
  • Wichita State DSI
Kansas Buffalo Association Scholarship
  • Available to seniors who are majoring in agriculture.
  • Deadline is October 15, 2918.
  • Click the link below to access online application.
  • KBA Scholarship Application

2017-18 Scholarships are listed below for reference only.

Lions Club Scholarship
  • Open to any senior.
  • Deadline is April 29, 2018.
  • Application must include two letters of recommendation.
  • Click the link below to download application.
  • Lions Club Application


American Legion Scholarship
  • Open to any senior attending a college, community college or technical college in Kansas.
  • Deadline is April 20, 2018.
  • Click link below to download application.
  • American Legion Application


Chamber Scholarhsip
  • Students must have a 3.5 GPA.
  • Application should include 500 word essay, 2 letters of recommendation, and all other requirements listed on the application.
  • Deadline is April 20, 2018.
  • Click link below to download application.
  • Chamber Applicatioin download


Kay Haskins Memorial Scholarship
  • Student must have a 3.0 GPA.
  • Student must have participated in at least one sport or activity each year of high school.
  • Applicant must have plans to enter the education field after completion of college.
  • Deadline is April 20, 2018.
  • Click below to download application.
  • Haskins Application


Kansas Hospital Research and Education Foundation:
  • Encouraging Excellence and Innovation is the focus of this competitive scholarship. The foundation assists deserving individuals interested in improving their abilities to provide quality care in Kansas. Any individual who is currently enrolled or planning to enroll in an accredited Kansas school for health care is invited to apply. 
  • To access online application, click the link below
  • KHERF Scholarship


Knights of Columbus Assembly 286 Scholarship
  • Students must have a father or grandfather who is a member of Knights of Columbus Assembly 286 in Topeka, KS.
  • For application guidelines, click the link below.
  • KOC Guidelines

MFA Foundation Scholarship
  • Local scholarship given to area senior.  
  • Criteria considered will be interest in furthering education in agriculture or fields related to rural life; participation in school, church and community activities; character; and financial need.
  • Applications are due to Mrs. Camarena by March 15, 2018.
  • Click the link below to download application
  • MFA Scholarship Application


Wolf Creek Bright Start Scholarship
  • Wolf Creek will be offering 10 scholarships of $1000 each to high school seniors graduating from schools in Allen, Anderson, Franklin, Greenwood, Lyon, Osage and Woodson counties.  The scholarships are open to students who are pursuing a degree from a four-year, two-year or vocational school.  
  • Requirements are a 3.0 GPA and several other pieces of required documentation.
  • Deadline is March 31, 2018.
  • Click the link below for complete guidelines.
  • Wolf Creek Guidelines


Orbis Scholarship
  • Open to students enrolling in a technical college studying:  auto mechanics, advance systems technology, robotics, welding, any manufacturing program.
  • Deadline is May 1, 2018.
  • Click the link below for application guidelines.
  • Orbis Guidelines


Osage City American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship


Insuring Success Scholarship
  • Available to all seniors.
  • Deadline is May 4, 2018.
  • Click the link below to download application.
  • Insuring Application


Conrad Carlson Memorial Scholarship
  • Student must have competed in at least one extra-curricular activity t in high school.
  • Student must have an average or above GPA.
  • Deadline is April 4, 2018.
  • Click the link below to download application.
  • Carlson Application


Farm Bureau Scholarship
  • Student's family must be a paid member of Osage County Farm Bureau.
  • Preference given to student majoring in agriculture or related field.
  • Student must have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
  • Deadline is March 30, 2018.
  • Click the link below to download application.
  • Farm Bureau Application


Rudd Foundation Scholarship
  • Student must graduate in 2018.
  • Student must have a 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • Student must have filled out FAFSA and qualify for a Pell grant.
  • Student must attend Wichita State, Fort Hays State or Emporia State.
  • Click the link below for application


Osage City Booster Club Scholarship
  • Open to all OCHS seniors
  • Deadline is April 20, 2018
  • Click the link below to print application
  • Booster Application


Osage City Kiwanis Club Scholarship
  • Open to all seniors but preference may be given to students who are Key Club members or have parents/grandparents in Kiwanis. 
  • Deadline is April 18, 2018.
  • Click the link below to print application
  • Osage City Kiwanis Application


Gamble Memorial Scholarship
  • Open to OCHS seniors attending a vocational or technical college.
  • Deadline is March 16, 2018
  • Click the link below to print application
  • Gamble Application


Osage City Alumni Association Scholarship


American Business Women's Association Scholarship
  • Applicant must be a resident of Lyon, Chase, Greenwood, Osage, Morris or Coffey County.
  • Deadline is April 13, 2018.
  • Click the link below to print application
  • ABWA Scholarship Application


Kansas Grain and Feed Association Scholarship
  • Students should have experience in the grain and feed industry.
  • Deadline is February 23, 2018.
  • Click the link below to print application
  • Grain & Feed Application

Kansas Seed Industry Association Scholarship
  • Applicants must attend college in Kansas.
  • Applicants must be seeking a degree in Agronomy, Ag Education, Ag Economics or Business, Ag Communications, Food Science, Grain Milling, Ag Technology, Farm Management, Horticulture, etc.
  • Deadline is April 2, 2018.
  • Click the link below to print application
  • Kansas Seed Application


Tortoise Young Entrepreneurs Scholarship
  • Seniors must be enrolling in a four year program in Kansas or Missouri.
  • Must have a 3.3 GPA and 24 ACT.
  • Must have entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Deadline is March 1, 2018.
  • Click the link below to apply
  • www.tortoiseadvisors.com/scholarship


Westar Energy / Haines - Weber Scholarship Program
  • Craft scholarships / General Line Worker Scholarships / Power Plan Operator & Wind Technician Shcolarships  available a
  • Deadline is March 1, 2018.
  • Click the link below and click on Scholarship Opportunities  for scholarship application
  • www.westerenergy.com


Kansas Financial Essay Contest


Crimestoppers Scholarship


Chapter IQ PEO Scholarship
  • Available to all senior females at OCHS.  
  • Deadline is March 29, 2018.
  • Download the application with the link below
  • Link to PEO scholarship app

Emporia State Federal Credit Union Scholarship
  • Student or parent must be a member of Emporia State Credit Union.
  • Scholarships are available for students attending Emporia State or Flint Hills Technical College.
  • Access scholarship details online at www.esfcu.com

Purpose Challenge Essay Contest Scholarship

Newman Regional Health Auxiliary Scholarship
R.E. French Foundation Scholarship


Kansas Kiwanis Foundation Scholarship

Wendy's High School Heisman

Mediacom World Class Scholarship
  • Selection will be made based on academic achievement and leadership and participation.
  • Deadline is February 16, 2018.
  • Download the application at the link below.
  • http://www.mediacomworldclass.com/
America's Farmers Grow Ag Leaders
  • Students must have two farmer endorsements to complete applications.
  • Students must major in an ag-related field of study.
  • Deadline is beginning of February.
  • This application is not currently available for 2018 seniors.
Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship Program
  • Students must attend a technical college.
  • Students must have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity.
  • Deadline is mid-June.
  • This application is not currently available for 2018 seniors.

American Legion Auxiliary
  • Open to senior girls.
  • Students must submit a 300-500 word essay on a given topic.
  • Deadline is mid-April.
  • This application is not currently available for 2018 seniors.
Osage City Band Booster Organization
  • Students must submit an essay covering how they will continue to participate in music; what music related courses they plan to take; Band Booster events they have participated in; and what the band program means to them.
  • Deadline is late April.
  • This application is not currently available for 2018 seniors.

Conrad Carlson Memorial Scholarship
  • Student must have competed in at least one sport in high school.
  • Student must have an average or above average GPA.
  • Deadline is early April.
  • This application is not currently available for 2018 seniors.

Osage City Chamber of Commerce
  • Students must have a 3.5 GPA.
  • Students must submit a 500 word minimum essay covering "The Advantages of Owning and Operating a Business in a Small Town."
  • Students should include a work history and a list of leadership positions they have held in organizations or sports.
  • Students must submit two letters of reference.
  • This application is not currently available for 2018 seniors.
Daphne Davies Memorial Scholarship
  • Student must take Art for four years in high school.  
  • This application is not currently available for 2018 seniors.
Osage County Farm Bureau
  • Student's family must be a paid member of Osage County Farm Bureau.
  • Preference is given to student majoring in ag-related field of study but other majors will be considered.
  • Student must have a 2.5 GPA.
  • This application is not currently available for 2018 seniors.
The Hagan Scholarship
  • Student must have a 3.5 GPA.
  • Student must score a 23 or higher on the ACT.
  • Student must work 240 hours in the 12 months prior to the start of college.
  • FAFSA EFC must be less than $7500.
  • Student must apply for eligible federal grants.
  • Student must not have been convicted of a felony.
  • Deadline is mid-November
  • This application is not currently available for 2018 seniors.
Kay Haskins Memorial Scholarship
  • Student must have a 3.0 GPA.
  • Student must have participated in at least one school activity each year of high school.
  • Deadline is late April.
  • This application is not currently available for 2018 seniors.
Insuring Success
  • Student must write a one page essay on given topic.
  • Deadline is mid-April.
  • This application is not currently available for 2018 seniors.
Kansas City Associated Equipment Distributors Inc
  • Applicant must be pursuing an associate degree or certificate in diesel mechanics or heavy equipment repair.  
  • Student must have a 2.5 GPA.
  • Deadline is early March.
  • This application is not currently available for 2018 seniors.
Osage City American Legion Post 198
  • Open to all seniors.
  • Students must write a summary of hobbies, interests, and plans for the future.
  • Deadline is late April.
  • This application is not currently available for 2018 seniors.
Osage City Lions Club
  • Students must have two letters of recommendation.  
  • Deadline is late April.
  • This application is not currently available for 2018 seniors.

Spanish Club
  • Students must have completed two years of high school Spanish and been a member of Spanish club for one year.
  • Deadline is late April.
  • This application is not currently available for 2018 seniors.
State Farm
  • Student must have a 2.5 - 3.2 GPA.
  • Student must demonstrate financial need.
  • Deadline is early March.
  • This application is not currently available for 2018 seniors.
Association of Educational Office Professionals
  • Student must submit transcript.
  • Student must submit one page essay on "Why I am choosing education or business -related career."
  • Deadline is late January.
  • This application is not currently available for 2018 seniors.



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