Scholarships

2019-2020 Scholarships


Surprise a Senior Scholarship

  • In response to the abrupt and disappointing end to the school year for this year's Kansas high school seniors, Kansas State Treasurer Jake LaTurner is launching the "Surprise a Senior" scholarship contest, which will award scholarships of $2,500 each to 20 lucky high school seniors.

Twenty scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded to high school seniors obtaining their diploma in the 2019-2020 school year. Five scholarships will be given out in each of the four Kansas congressional districts. The $2,500 will be deposited into a new or existing LearningQuest® 529 Education Savings account for the student to use for qualified educational expenses.

Entries will be accepted online through midnight April 30, 2020. All completed entries will be considered and winners will be notified by May 6, 2020.



Osage City Chamber of Commerce Scholarship

  • Seniors need to have a 3.5 GPA to apply.
  • Application must include an essay and two letters of recommendation.
  • Click the link below to download application.
  • Deadline is April 24, 2020.\
  • Chamber Application



Osage City Booster Club Scholarship

  • Open to any OCHS Seniors.
  • Deadline is April 17, 2020.
  • To download the appliation, click the link below.
  • Booster Club Application


Osage City Lions Club Scholarship

  • Open to OCHS seniors attending any college/school in Kansas.
  • Deadline is April 26, 2020.
  • To download the application, click the link below.
  • Lions Club Applicatoin



Osage City Alumni Association Scholarship

  • Can be used at any KS college, technical or junior college.
  • Deadline is April 15, 2020.
  • Click the link below to download application.
  • Alumni Application



Reading Community Development Scholarship

  • Applicants must have attended Reading school at some time in the past.
  • Deadline is March 31, 2020.
  • Click the link below to download the application.
  • Reading Scholarship


Emporia Women's Golf Association Scholarship

  • Open to seniors who have a C average or better and have played high school golf for two or more years.
  • Can be used at any college (4 year, 2 year, technical).
  • Deadline is March 15, 2020.
  • Click the link below to download application.
  • Emporia Golf Application


Kansas Seed Industry Association Scholarship

  • Applicants may be high school seniors or college students.
  • Applicants must plan to attend a college in Kansas.
  • Applicants must be seeking a degree in Agronomy, Ag Education, Ag Econ/Business, Ag Communication, Food Science, Grain Milling, Ag Technology, Farm Management, Horticulture, etc.
  • Deadline is April 1, 2020.
  • Click the link below to download application.
  • Seed Scholarship Application



Conrad Carlson Memorial Scholarship

  • Scholarship can be used at any college, junior college or technical college.
  • Applicant must have participated in at least one extra-curricular activity in high school.
  • Applicant must have finished with average or above average GPA.
  • Deadline is April 3, 2020.
  • Click the link below to download the application.
  • Carlson Application


Emporia Chapter of American Business Women's Association Scholarship

  • Applicant must be a resident of Lyon, Chase, Greenwood, Osage, Morris or Coffey County.
  • Deadline is March 31, 2020.
  • Click the link below to download the application.
  • ABWA Application


Osage City Kiwanis Club 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 is Kiwanis member. *Deceased parent or grandparent can also be included if they were a member of Kiwanis at time of death.
  • Deadline is April 20, 2020.
  • Click the link below to download application.
  • Kiwanis Application


Osage City American Legion Auxiliary Scholarship

  • Open to senior girls.
  • Choose a current event that is in today's news. Write an essay explaining how this event has impacted you growing up. Explain your view on the topic.
  • Deadline is April 15, 2020.
  • Click the link below to download application.
  • Auxiliary Application


Kansas Junior Golf Scholarship

  • Open to students who have participated in high school golf and are attending a Kansas college.
  • Deadline is March 27, 2020.
  • Click on the link below to go to the application
  • KS Golf Scholarship



Kansas Financial Scholars Essay Contest


Osage City American Legion Post 198 Scholarship

  • Open to seniors attending a KS college, junior college, or technical college.
  • Deadline is April 20, 2020.
  • Click the link below to download the application.
  • Legion Application


Skills USA Kansas Scholarship

  • Students must be an active, paid member of Skills USA Kansas. Students who attend Washburn Tech or Flint Hills Tech MAY be members.
  • Deadline is March 1, 2020.
  • Click the link below to download scholarship application.
  • Skills USA Application



Military Dependents Scholarships


KS Crime Stoppers Scholarship


KACRAO Scholarship

  • Open to any seniors in Kansas.
  • Students must have a 3.25 GPA or higher.
  • Deadline is March 15, 2020.
  • Click the link below to go to the online application.
  • KACRAO Application


Osage County Farm Bureau Scholarship

  • Student's family must be a paid member of Osage Co. Farm Bureau
  • Would prefer a student majoring in agricultural or related field, but all fields will be considered
  • Student must have a 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Deadline is March 30, 2020
  • Click the link below to download the application
  • OC Farm Bureau Application


Gamble Memorial Scholarship

  • Open to OCHS senior attending a college or vocational school next fall.
  • Deadilne is March 24, 2020.
  • Click the link below to download the application
  • Gamble Application


GPACAC Scholarship

  • For 2020 seniors from Kansas
  • Must have a 21 or higher ACT score
  • Must have a 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Deadline is February 15, 2020
  • Click the link below to complete the application online
  • GPACAC Scholarship Application



Chapter IQ P.E.O. Scholarship

  • $400 scholarship will be awarded to a female senior serious about furthering her education.
  • May be used for technical, community or four year college.
  • Deadline is March 30, 2020.
  • Click the link below to download application.
  • PEO Application



Lang Diesel Inc. Tech Up Tool Up Scholarship

  • Financial assistance for both tuition and tools for students entering a two year diesel tech program
  • Students must be willing to commit to 36 month work for LDI post graduation
  • For more information go to the website below
  • www.langdieselinc.com/Scholarships



Emporia State Coaching Scholarships

Emporia State University is excited to announce that we will be offering five $500 scholarships to future coaches. This is the second year of the scholarship program. More information is below and in the attachments. Please distribute this information on to coaches within your program. Our goal is for coaches to encourage student-athletes who wish to pursue a coaching career to apply.

Emporia State is a national leader in providing coaching education to future and current coaches! ESU is one of only 12 universities in the nation to be National Comittee for Accreditation of Coaching Education accredited. Our goal is to prepare coaches to make a positive difference in multiple lives.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Plan to be a coach in the future
  • Plan to minor in coaching at ESU
  • Current high school senior
  • Will graduate from a Kansas High School
  • Current resident of the United States of America
  • Grade point average of 2.5 or above

How to Apply

  • Complete the scholarship application
  • Write an essay
  • Provide one reference from a coach, principal, athletic director, teacher or counselor
  • Submit your scholarship application by March 15, 2020

Click the link below to download the application.

ESU Coaching Scholarship Link


R.E. French Family Educational Scholarships

  • Recipients will be selected based on grades, test scores, financial need, chosen course of study. Awards can be used at any school and will be renewable for up to four years.
  • Deadline is March 1, 2020.
  • Please download application for all requirements.
  • Click here to download application.



Washburn University Leadership Scholarship

  • Available to students who attend Washburn and earn a leadership studies Minor or certificiate.
  • Students must have a 3.0 GPA or higher.
  • Students must have a cumulative ACT of 24 or higher.
  • Deadline is December 1, 2019.
  • Click here to download application


Kansas Masonic General Scholarship

  • Student must attend Emporia State, Fort Hays State, K-State, Pitt State, Washburn, KU or Wichita State.
  • Student must be a KS resident.
  • Student must be accepted into above college and enroll in 12 credit hours per semester.
  • Student must demonstrate financial need.
  • Applications are accepted from December 1, 2019 - March 15, 2020.
  • Click here to go to website


Kansas Masonic Technical or Community College Scholarships

  • Student must attend a KS technical or community college.
  • Student must be accepted into college and enroll in 12 credit hours per semester.
  • Student must demonstrate financial need.
  • Applications are accepted from December 1, 2019 - March 15, 2020.
  • Click here to go to website


Kansas Masonic Legacy Scholarship

  • Student must be the son or daughter of a Kansas Mason.
  • Student must be accepted into college and enroll in 12 credit hours per semester.
  • Student must demonstrate financial need.
  • Applications are accepted from December 1, 2019 - March 15, 2020.
  • Click here to go to website


Cynthia Ruth Russell Memorial Scholarship for Medically approved Disabilities

  • Student must attend Emporia State, Ft Hays State, K-State, Pitt State, KU, Washburn or Wichita State.
  • Student must be a KS resident with a disability.
  • Student must be accepted into college and enroll in 12 credits hours per semester.
  • Student must demonstrate financial need.
  • Applications are accepted from December 1, 2019 - March 15, 2020.
  • Click here to go to website


Mediacom World Class Scholarship

  • The selection of scholarship recipients is based on: Academic Achievement: demonstrated by high school grade point average information (GPA) and class ranking. Leadership: based on self-reliance, initiative and creative ability in school and out, as reflected in the applicant’s personal essay. Additional determining factors include: • Participation in school activities. • Honors received. • References of two educators from the school. • Participation in community activities.
  • Deadline is February 15, 2020.
  • Click here to download application