Scholarship Opportunities

The Coolidge Presidential Scholarship is a full-ride scholarship that covers student’s tuition, room, board, and expenses for four years of undergraduate study.  The main criterion is academic merit.  Any high school junior who plans to enroll in 2019 and meets all the qualifications can apply by January 24, 2018.  Go to Coolidgescholars.org for qualifications and application.

McPherson College Presidential Scholarship - $68,000 ($17,000 per year for 4 years). Students who have an ACT score of 22 or higher and minimum 3.2 GPA are eligible to participate.  See your counselor for more information to apply.

The NIAAA (National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association) Scholar/Essay Scholarship will recognize the distinguished scholastic, leadership, and sportsmanship attributes of high school athletes, and the importance of high school athletics in each student’s life.  You must have competed in two sports for at least two years and lettered in one of the two sports.  Winners from each district will receive a $500 scholarship and the overall male and female winner for the state will be entered into the National NIAAA Scholarship Competition.  Deadline is January 9th.  Any interested student-athletes can contact AD Tyler Fraizer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 316-729-5272 for more information.

Delta Theta Chi Sorority Scholarship – 2 scholarships in the amount of $2,600 each. Requirements: reside in the US, have a high scholastic average, show evidence of financial need. Application deadline February 1, 2018. Go to www.deltathetachi.org for further instructions and forms.

Margaret Van Horn Scholarships have been allocated by the members of the Kansas State Department of Education Association of Educational Office Professionals. The scholarship program is open to any high school, college and/or technical student.  Applicants must be enrolling a minimum of nine semester hours in an accredited post–secondary educational facility within the state of Kansas. AMOUNT: One $300.00 scholarship will be awarded annually, and is not limited to tuition only, but will be offered for the purchase of books, payment of fees, supplies or other expenses required.  Emphasis for selection of the recipient will be based on scholarship application, initiative, character, and/or other factors supporting his/her candidacy. Go to KSDE AEOP for qualifications and instructions.  Deadline is Friday, January 19, 2018.

Klose Scholarship - The Wichita State University College of Education announces the Doris and Ralph Klose Scholars Day for high school seniors who declare a major in math or science education at Wichita State University. Winners of the competition will be offered a financial aid package that may include various scholarships. The Klose Scholarship, up to $33,000, covers the average cost of tuition books and fees during their junior and senior year.

To be eligible, you must:
Be a current high school senior
Have a minimum high school GPA of 3.50 or
Have a minimum ACT composite score of 24 or a 1160 on the SAT or be in the top 10% of your class
Declare a major in a math or science education program

Kansas Wesleyan University Scholarships – Eisenhower Scholarship 90% Tuition / Presidential Scholarship - $12,000 / Trustee Scholarship - $10,000 / Pioneer Scholarship - $8,000 / University Scholarship $6,000 / Performance Scholarship – amount varies / Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship - $1,000 / Kansas Wesleyan University Award – Amount varies / Kansas Comprehensive Grant – up to $3,500 per year.  Must complete FASFA by April 1 Go to www.kwu.edu/admissions for more information and deadlines.

The Avila Promise - Provides a clearer, more affordable path to your future. Starting Fall 2018, first-year, traditional resident students will benefit from these four promises:

  • Lower tuition rate – $19,900 – includes books and campus fees; protects you from unexpected tuition hikes.
  • 4-Year graduation guarantee – when you do your part, we’ll do ours and you’ll graduate on-time.
  • Guaranteed internship/research experience – every student in every major will have the opportunity for these valuable experiences.
  • Travel award of up to $1,000 – we’ll not only show you the world, we’ll help you pay for it.

Together these four promises address the concerns most college students face: 1) college affordability and confusion over college costs, 2) on-time graduation and student debt, 3) securing valuable experiences outside of the classroom, and 4) getting access to global perspectives. Avila also guarantees that graduates of a Catholic high school will receive at least $5,000 in scholarships. To apply or get more information go to https://www.avila.edu/ 

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