Scholarship Information

 

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December 15th, 2014

Most applications are available in the counseling center or online at the website listed below the specific scholarship. 

 

Trojan Time Scholarship Assistance is available to all students by signing up with the Counseling Center Prior to Trojan Time

 

** = New scholarships

 

Acacia Fraternity – Kansas State University

Deadline December 19th

1 @ $1,000 2 @ $500

= High school senior who is male and will attend Kansas State University, yound men must display motivation for personal success, and an interest in studying the principals of leadership.

Apply online at: www.kstateacacia.org

 

YES For Liberty 2015 Constitution Bee Event

Deadline: December 31st

= Open to all students 9th – 12th grade, must be a Kansas resident, must be a legal US citizen, must plan on attending a 2 or 4 year college technical, vocational, or trade school after high school. 

Apply on-line at: www.yesforliberty.org

 

2015 GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship Program

Deadline: January 8th

$10,000 renewable scholarships – up to $40,000 per student

= Seniors who embody the characteristics of President Ronald Reagan at school, in the community, in the workplace, and at home.  Looking for students with Leadership, Drive, Integrity, and Citizenship. 

Apply on-line at: reaganfoundation.org/scholarships      OR

http://facebook.com/GEReaganScholarships

 

 

 

Washburn University Leadership Institute

Deadline: January 9th

Up to $8,000

= Seniors who will graduate in May 2015 and attend Washburn University, student must participate in Washburn’s Leadership institute, student must maintain a college GPA of 3.0 and study a Leadership Minor or Leadership Studies Certificate.

 

The Kelly Lynn Lutz (KLL) Scholarship Foundation

Deadline: January 10th

$1,000 renewable for 4 years ($4,000 max)

= Senior who will attend a 2 or 4 year college, lost a parent to cancer (biological or non) before the age of 22, a US Citizen, interest in education/arts/math/science/environment, community service in community/church/school/non-curricular activity, financial need.

Apply on-line at: www.KLLScholarshipFund.org

For more information or questions: info@kllscholarshipfund.com 

 

** David M. Wall Scholarship – KU College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Deadline January 15th

100% Tuition and fees for 4 years & Book allowances

= Applied to KU by November 1st, seniors who will attend KU, completed application, 500 word essay, reference letter, completed FAFSA by March 1st. 

 

Shawnee County Extension Master Gardener Program

Deadline: January 15th

$500

= Seniors who are Shawnee County residents, GPA of 3.0 or higher, show interest in community service.

 

Penwell-Gabel Tradition of Caring Nursing Scholarship

Deadline January 31st

$1,000

= High school seniors currently pursuing a nursing or pre-nursing course of study.

 

 

 

Delta Theta Chi National Scholarship

Deadline February 1st

2 @ $3,000

= High School senior

Apply on-line at: www.deltathetachi.org

 

 

 

 

*** Topeka Community Foundation Scholarships***

Deadline February 4th

** ALL APPLICATIONS ARE NOW ON-LINE**

www.topekacommunityfoundation.org

Students create a profile and can apply for all scholarships ON-LINE ONLY

These scholarships are local and THS students have a good chance of receiving one of these.  Students can apply for more than one but if chosen to win more than one you will receive the highest award amount.  List of THS eligible scholarships below:

 

Harriet Hayes Austin Memorial Scholarship for Nursing

5/$1,000

Big Brothers Big Sisters/ Sponsor a Scholar Scholarship

$2,000

Blanche Bryden Scholarship for International Studies

$1,500

Lloyd & Pearl Burley Memorial Scholarship

$500

Chief Master Sergeant Howard and Carol Steason Scholarship for 190th Air Refueling Wing Members

$500

Del Monte Foods Scholarship

$500

Darlene M. Harvey Scholarship

$500

Martha Herrick Theatre Scholarship

$500

Marjorie Helen Lanning Memorial Scholarship

$1,500

Charles and Patty Mason Scholarship

$500

Katherine "Kem" McHugh Scholarship

$500

Sarah Thacher McNeive Memorial Scholarship

4/$250

Irene Nunemaker Scholarship for Excellence

2/$1,500

Justin Ramirez Memorial Scholarship

$1,000

Anna Leigh Riphahn Memorial Scholarship

$1,500

Topeka High School Class of 1952 Scholarship

$1,000

Topeka Opera Society Concert Association Vocal Scholarship

$500

Ruth Stout Wright and A. J. Stout Scholarship

$1,000/4 yrs.

Dorothy & Craig Yorke, Sr. Scholarship

2/$1,000

 

 

 

 

Topeka Legal Professionals

Deadline February 10th

1st place $300, 2nd place $200

= Be a citizen of US, Kansas resident, a high school senior, plan to enroll in a program to advance their education, document financial need.

 

HyVee Scholarships

Deadline: February 10th

40 @ $1,000

=Applicant must work for HyVee or have a parent working for HyVee on or before September 15th 2014.  Applicant must be a senior and going to college for the 1st time. 

 

Developing Scholars Program – Kansas State University

Deadline February 15th (Admitted to K-State by this date for Fall 2015)

$5,000 and renewable for additional 3 years

= First generation student who will attend K-State Fall 2015, admitted by Feb 15th, ACT score between 22 – 26, High School GPA of at least 3.0, eligible for in-state tuition, demonstrate financial need, intend to live in Putnam Hall on campus and complete housing contract y Feb 15th, apply for financial aid by completing FAFSA by Feb 15th, complete the Student Strengths Inventory.

 

** Topeka Alumnae Panhellenic Council

Deadline February 27th

$500

=Must be a senior woman who will graduate from a Shawnee County Kansas High School.  Attainment in scholarship, and participation in high school and community activities.  Minimum GPA of 3.5.

 

** Williams Science and Fine Arts Magnet School Scholarship

Deadline March 1st

2 @ $500

= A senior who must have attended 5th grade at Williams and are planning to attend college or technical school.  Must have 2.5 GPA or above, must graduate, and submit and essay. 

 

 

 

Susan K. Rogers Scholarship for Future Teachers

Deadline March 1st

$250 per semester renewable for 4 years

= Graduating senior from USD 501, planning to attend a 4 year college or university, have a minimum GPA of 3.4, plan on majoring in elementary or secondary education.

 

Delta Theta Chi Sorority – Electra Province Scholarship

Deadline March 1st

2 @ $1,700

= High school senior who will be enrolled in an accredited college or university in the state of Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, or Nebraska, and must have declared a major in Fine Arts: Music Art, Dance, or Theatre. 

Apply on-line at: www.deltathetachi.org

 

Sayler-Barbour Scholarship

Deadline March 1st

$500

= High school senior who will attend post-secondary education

 

Kansas City Associated Equipment Distributors Scholarship

Deadline March 2nd

$1,000

=Must be a high school senior planning on attending a technical college where they will pursue an associate of applied science degree in either Diesel Mechanics or Heavy Equipment Repair.  And have a 2.5 GPA or higher.

 

Friends of the Topeka High School Library

Deadline March 6th

2 @ $500

=High school senior going to trade, community college, 4 year college, technical college.  Applicants submit a resume and essay explaining their thoughts on “The need for libraries in a democratic and information rich society”.  Submit these items to the library or counseling center.

 

 

 

Christopher Edmonds Prize in Debate & Forensic Excellence

Deadline March 15th

$1,000

= A senior at Topeka High School who plans on attending a 4 year college or university, competed in interscholastic debate and/or forensics for a minimum of 3 academic years, have a minimum of 750 points awarded from the National Forensic League, preference will be given to those who intend to pursue debate at the collegiate level, award given upon proof of acceptance of college offer.

 

** Kansas Junior Golf Scholarship

Deadline March 27th

5 @ $5,000 ($1250 each year)

= Academic scholarship, must be a senior who has participated in junior golf, including high school golf.  Academic performance, leadership, a written essay, and financial need.  Must attend a Kansas college or university, including community colleges.

 

WE – Women Empowerment Young Women Advancement Scholarship

Deadline March 31st

= USD 501 female high school senior, GPA of 3.0 or higher, attending a post-secondary accredited institution, community service, leadership involvement, reference letter, essay

 

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Scholarship

= Must be a US citizen, national or permanent resident, between the ages of 15 and 18, current high school student at the time of application with a 3.0 GPA or higher.

Apply on-line at:  www.usagermanyscholarship.org

 

The American Legion Scholarships

= There are several different scholarships offered through the American Legion.  Many have different deadlines and different award amounts and different criteria.  Information and applications available on-line.

Apply on-line at: ksamlegion.org

 

 

 

Trojan Time Scholarship Assistance is available to all students by signing up with the Counseling Center Prior to Trojan Time

 

 

Scholarship Websites to Consider

 

Š       www.Studentscholarships.org

Š       www.Fastweb.com

Š       www.Finaid.org/scholarships

Š       www.Scholarships.com

Š       www.fafsa.gov

Š       FAFSA4caster

 

** Topeka High School and Topeka Public Schools do not endorse or guarantee any of the listed web sites; sites are provided for informational purposes only.**