PLEASE NOTE: Not all scholarships are for the current school year. The current scholarships have a due date in GREEN. The scholarships with a due date in PURPLE are the previous year’s scholarships, but will possibly be offered again. They are left on the website so students can see what will possibly be offered.


NO Due Date – First Come, First Served

Kansas Promise Scholarship

  • A Kansas resident who has graduated from an accredited Kansas public or a private secondary school (or Kansas homeschool) within the preceding 12 months.

  • A Kansas resident who has been in Kansas for three or more consecutive years and who is at least 21 years of age or older.

  • A dependent child of a military service member permanently stationed in another state who graduated in the last 12 months.

Income Limit:

  • All eligible students must have a family household income of:

    • Equal to or less than $100,000 for a family of two

    • Equal to or less than $150,000 for a family of three

    • Equal to or less than $150,000 plus $4,800 for each additional family member for household sizes greater than three.

  • If there is scholarship money left in the Kansas Promise Scholarship program fund during the award year after awarding scholarships to the students who qualify based on the above income levels, Kansas Promise Scholarships may be awarded to eligible students whose family household income exceeds the set limits.


December 1, 2023

Hagan Scholarship

1. Must be a U.S. Citizen.
2. Must attend a traditional public high school located in the U.S. that is governed by a school district.
3. Must have achieved a 3.50 Cumulative Grade Point Average.
4. Must enroll at an Eligible Four-Year College or University the first semester following high school graduation.
5. Must maintain a four year or less graduation schedule in college.
6. Must work 240 hours from January 1, 2024 until commencement of the 2024 fall semester in college. Work can be performed at recipient discretion. Work must be regularly scheduled employment performed under supervision for compensation.
7. Applicant’s Adjusted Gross Household Income reported for 2022 Federal Income Tax Purposes must not have exceeded $85,000. “Household Income” is defined as the total income received by all members of a household living under the same roof.
8. Finalists will be notified in February 2024. Finalists must provide a copy of their FAFSA SAR showing their EFC.
9. Must apply for Federal and State grants if eligible.
10. Must not have a felony conviction.


December 1, 2023

K-State Priority Application Date for University Scholarships

Various eligibility requirements


December 1, 2023

KU Priority Application Date for University Scholarships

Various eligibility requirements


December 1, 2023

FRA Americanism Essay Contest

  • Open to all students grades 7 through 12


December 1, 2023

KU’s SELF Engineering Leadership Fellows Program

  • Students who are admissible to the KU School of Engineering are eligible to apply for the SELF Program. Strong candidates will be able to show a track record of attributes that relate to successful leadership.
    1. Academic performance: Prospective students (incoming first-year students) must be eligible for admission to the KU School of Engineering. ACT/SAT scores may be considered only to the extent of determining admission of the student into the School of Engineering.
    2. Complete and submit all application materials by the deadline.
    3. Applicants give permission to the selection committee to review all academic records.
    4. Applicants must be willing to visit the campus and participate in interviews and other assessment methods employed as part of the selection process.
    5. Applicants understand and accept the responsibilities of a SELF Fellow.

December 1, 2023 – Applications open Oct. 1

Rudd Scholarship

  • Must be a US Citizen or a permanent resident
  • Must be a resident of the state of Kansas and qualify for in-state tuition
  • Must have an ACT score at the time of submission
  • Must have a cumulative, unweighted gpa of a 3.0 or above
  • Graduating high school in 2024 and will enroll full time in the fall.
  • Demonstrated financial need (Pell-eligible)
  • Must be admitted and will attend either Emporia State, Fort Hays State, Kansas State or Wichita State University

December 1, 2023

Rural Voices Youth Contest

•Any senior in high school who lives in and/or is attending a public or private high school which district falls in the 12 county NCPRC service area – Cloud, Washington, Clay, Lincoln, Ellsworth, Marshall, Mitchell, Ottawa, Jewell, Republic, Saline, Dickinson.


December 15, 2023 — Application Opens Oct. 15, 2023

Burger King Scholars Program

  • Be residents of the United States, Canada or Puerto Rico
  • Be graduating high school seniors (U.S. and Puerto Rico), graduating from grade 12 (Canada) or graduating from home school education in the U.S., Puerto Rico or Canada
  • Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale, or the equivalent
  • Plan to enroll full-time, without interruption, for the entire 2018-2019 academic year at an accredited two- or four-year college, university, or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico