Scholarship Opportunities


2018 Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship – The Horatio Alger Association seeks to assist students who demonstrate integrity, perseverance in overcoming adversity, strength of character, financial need, commitment to pursue career or technical certification/degree, and a desire to contribute to society. Receive up to $2,500.

Eligibility criteria 

  • Have completed high school or earned equivalency degree by Spring 2018
  • Will be enrolled in eligible program in Fall 2018
  • Commitment to pursue/complete a career/technical program at accredited U.S. non-profit post-secondary institution.
  • Demonstrated critical financial need (must be eligible to receive Pell grant as determined by FASFA)
  • Demonstrated perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • Be under the age of 30
  • Be a United States citizen 

 Go to to apply deadline is June 15, 2018.

Fort Hays State University's Hispanic College Institute is a free*, four-day, residential program that prepares high school Hispanic students to enter and succeed in higher education.

Where: Fort Hays State University
When: June 20-23, 2018
Who: Hispanic high school sophomores (Class of 2020) or juniors (Class of 2019)

The program is based on research and input from Hispanic educators and community leaders, and much of the content is delivered by Hispanics who can relate to the students' experiences and challenges. The program provides transportation, food, and lodging. Transportation to and from the HCI is FREE of charge. We will advise participants of pick-up and drop-off locations to and from Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kansas. Students who attend the Hispanic College Institute will not only learn about-and get excited about-college, but they'll also have fun as they make new friends from all over Kansas and surrounding states.

*Note: Once a student is accepted, they will be required to pay a $10 reservation fee which will be returned to the student upon arrival. 

To apply, follow the instructions on the HCI Application Page. To be eligible, a student must:

  • Have a 2.5 GPA or above;
  • Be a current Hispanic high school sophomore (Class of 2020) or junior (Class of 2019).

AES Engineers is offering a $500.00 Scholarship to a deserving student, regardless of their field of study.  To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions they will find on their site at  Deadline for entry is October 6, 2018.

UEW Healthcare is pleased to offer the UEW Healthcare EEOICPA Scholarship. This will be a one-time award worth $1000. The Scholarship is open nationwide to those who will be attending college in the fall semester of 2018. The Scholarship will be judged on merit and need. Academic achievements as well as any leadership experiences will be taken in to account. Completed application must be submitted online by July 31, 2018. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Go to UEW Healthcare Scholarship 2018 for application and instructions. 

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.

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 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

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