Scholarships

The following is a list of scholarships typically offered to OCHS students.  The list is subject to change.

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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