Do you want to study in Kansas? If so, it is better for you to apply for a scholarship so that it can reduce the cost or if you get full scholarship, you may not have to spend money at all. There are a number of Kansas scholarships for college students as you are able to see below.
Education Matters Scholarship
This scholarship is offered one annually. It can be applied by US students who are 14 years old and older. They also must be currently enrolled or enroll no later than fall of 2025 in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education as explained on Unigo website. The winner of this scholarship will get a $5,000 scholarship.
What are the requirements for this Education Matters Scholarship? On the Unigo website, it is explained that on or about February 28, a potential winner will be chosen by a panel of judges based on the criteria of writing ability, creativity, originality, and overall excellence. The winner of this scholarship is the one who has the higher score for overall excellence.
The award of the scholarship is $5,000 annually and it is non-renewable. This scholarship is a check and it is made payable to the accredited postsecondary institution of higher education which is attended by the recipient after she or he has registered in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education and submitted proof that he or she is enrolled to the sponsor. On or before December 31st, 2025, the scholarship winner needs to submit proof of enrollment.
Are you interested in this scholarship? If you are interested in this scholarship, you have to note that the deadline is on November 30th, 2021.
Nolan Moore Memorial Education Foundation Scholarship
According to the College Scholarship website, one of Kansas scholarships is the Nolan Moore Memorial Education Foundation Scholarship. The main goal of this foundation is to support industry education and also to offer scholarships to students who are pursuing a career in printing technology/ management. This foundation has provided over $180,000 in scholarships to students in some states such as Kansas, Texas, Oklahoma and Missouri. The range of scholarship amount is from $500 for freshman to $2,500 for seniors annually and it is based on the academic and non-academic accomplishments of students.
If you are eligible for this scholarship, you have to attend an accredited printing management or technology program. Also, you need to have permanent residence in one of the four states mentioned earlier served by PIA MidAmerica. You must be pursuing a management or technology degree. If you are interested in photography, design or web-based careers, you will not be considered for the scholarship. The application deadline of this scholarship is March 1st every year for the school year starting in the fall.
You can get more information about this scholarship by contacting B.J. Irvin, Director of Education & Technology, ext. 203. The phone number that you can contact is 214-630-8871 / 800-788-2040. You are also able to access the website at here.
Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship
The Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship is created to be able to support enrollment in nursing programs by Kansans committed to practicing as a LPN or RN in Kansas. The winner of the scholarship will sign an agreement / promissory note to practice nursing at a specific facility one year for each year of scholarship support.
Here are the application criteria for this scholarship.
- You need to have an acceptance to a Kansas nursing program. If you are enrolled in a pre-nursing program, you will not be funded.
- You need to have commitment by an eligible sponsor which is licensed by the state to fund up to half of the scholarship and provide full-time employment to the recipient after licensure.
- You need to complete/ submit the FAFSA and the State of Kansas Student Aid Application.
- You have to be enrolled in 12 credit hours or more.
Financial need will be considered if there are more applicants than funding which is available. The recipient must be a Kansas resident, enrolled in a qualified program, enrolled at a Kansas college or university and not awarded an undergraduate degree except if you are applying for the Nursing Service Scholarship.
How much is the amount of the scholarship? If you are enrolled in a Licensed Practical Nurse program, you are eligible for $2,500 each school year. If you are enrolled in a Registered Nurse program, you are eligible for $3,500 each school year. Every scholarship amount is divided one half given in the fall semester and the second half given in the spring semester.
Kansas Career Technical Workforce Grant
For students who are enrolled in an eligible career technical education program operated by a designated Kansas educational institution, there is the Career Technical Workforce Grant available. Make sure that the institution has offered a technical certificate or associate of applied science degree program in an expensive cost, high demand or critical industry field. The institutions include technical colleges, community colleges and public four-year colleges which give associate of applied science degrees, and Washburn Institute of Technology.
For more information about this scholarship, you can access this site here.
Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship
This scholarship is a merit-based service obligation scholarship program. It gives financial help to students who are pursuing bachelor’s degree programs and currently licensed teachers who are pursuing an endorsement in hard-to-fill disciplines or master’s degree in hard-to-fill disciplines or group planning to teach in an underserved geographic location.
If you are interested in this scholarship, you need to be a resident of the State of Kansas. You also have to attend a Kansas higher educational institution. Here are some other requirements.
- You have to be enrolled in a program leading to licensure as a teacher in an identified hard-to-fill discipline or underserved geographic location in Kansas, or
- You have to be currently licensed as a teacher and enrolled in a program leading to a new endorsement in one of the hard-to-dill discipline or teach in one of the underserved geographic location in Kansas, or
- You need to be a now licensed teachers who are enrolled in a program leading to a master’s degree in an identified hard-to-fill discipline or underserved geographic area, and
- You have to complete the FAFSA and the State of Kansas Student Aid Application.
To get more information about this scholarship, you are able to access the website of The Kansas Board of Regents in the Scholarships and Grants section.