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.

May 1, 2024 

Kansas Career Technical Workforce Grant

Kansas Comprehensive Grant

Kansas Military Service Scholarship

Kansas National Guard Educational Assistance

Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship

Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship


May 1, 2024

UMPS Care Charities Scholarship

Applicants must have been adopted at or after the age of thirteen (13).
​Demonstrate financial need through the FAFSA Application.
Applicants must be incoming college freshmen under the age of twenty (20)


May 10, 2024

Konley Harding Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship will be presented to a graduating high school senior who is a current or former 4-H member from Morris, Marion, or Dickinson counties. The applicant must be seeking higher education, such as a four-year college, community college, or vocational technical school. Preference will be given to applicants who are seeking an agricultural related field of study.

May 20, 2024
The Ronnie Thomas Memorial Scholarship – see below about how to apply
Ronnie was a 1983 graduate of Abilene High School, and part of the Chapman community for years. He always wanted to be involved and to help further the education of our community. Our own children whom graduated from Chapman High School benefited from scholarships to aid in their post secondary education. Ronnie wanted to give back in the same way.
Current graduating senior from Chapman High School or Abilene High School.
Involved in high school sports all 4 years. This includes Cheer, Band and Dance.
Involved in 4H/FFA
GPA of 2.0 or higher (attach official transcript)
Provide 3 letters of reference.
500 word minimum essay telling us about yourself, your activites and your future plans.
Must be attending either a trade school, junior college or a 4 year university. Proof of enrollment will be required prior to disbursement of funds.
DEADLINE: MAY 20, 2024.
Please mail to:
Ronnie Thomas Memorial Scholarship
2296 2200 Ave
Chapman, KS 67431

May 31, 2023

PB&J Scholarship

The PB&J scholarship awards students who have experienced challenges in their life that may not have allowed them to perform well academically but still have the drive to succeed.

June 10, 2023

Dickinson County Retired School Personnel Education Scholarship

The Dickinson County Retired School Personnel will award a $500 scholarship to a college student who has been graduated from a Dickinson County high school. They must have status of junior or senior classification in the Fall of 2020 at a Kansas college or university and be enrolled in the School of Education. The award is based on character, academic scholarship, teaching potential, need and complete application.


June 15, 2024

Horatio Alger Career & Tech Ed Scholarship

1.       Completed high school (or earned a high school equivalence credential) by Summer

2.       Be enrolled in a 2 year or less career or technical degree/certificate program in Fall that will lead to

3.       Attend a not-for-profit post-secondary institution

4.       Demonstrate financial need; applicants must be Pell Grant eligible

5.       Be under the age of 35

6.       Be a United States Citizen


May 1, 2024

UMPS Care Charities Scholarship

Applicants must have been adopted at or after the age of thirteen (13).
​Demonstrate financial need through the FAFSA Application.
Applicants must be incoming college freshmen under the age of twenty (20)


June 1, 2024

“More Thank You Think” Scholarship

  • Eligibility Requirements
    • Be a permanent resident or citizen of the United States
    • Be a person with a disability from Cloud, Dickinson, Ellsworth, Jewell, Lincoln, Mitchell, Ottawa, Republic, or Saline County, Kansas
    • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) defines a disability as a physical or mental impairment that substantially limits one or more major life activities, a person who has a history or record of such an impairment, or a person who is perceived by others as having such an impairment.
    • Have plans to enroll in some type of post-secondary learning opportunity (college, university, community college, vocational school, cosmetology school, etc.) Any type of credentialed program will be considered.
    • OCCK Employees are not eligible for this scholarship.


June 19, 2024

BigSunAthletics Scholarship

All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in or the capacity in which they participate. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute.


June 20, 2024

Jellison Benevolent Society Scholarship

Grades are important

Financial situation is taken into consideration.

Preference is given to local and Kansas applicants.