Scholarship Opportunities


Upcoming scholarships for 2021


The Kansas State Treasurer’s office partnered with Sallie Mae to offer the search service, which provides Kansas high school students access to a free scholarship database that includes more than 5 million scholarships worth over $24 billion. get on and register for scholarships that are of interest to you.

Searching for scholarships?  This is your site -   Scholarship America  National scholarship web site.  Many to choose from. 


Airforce ROTC at K-State has a path to earning a commission as an Air Force Officer.  Complete Military Training and Bachelor’s Degree simultaneously.  They offer leadership, friendships, guaranteed job after graduation, scholarship opportunities, adventure/travel and physical fitness.  Host school is K-State Manhattan, and K-State Polytechnic.  High School Scholarship programs or HSSP; High School seniors may apply on-line at  26 ACT 3.0 HS GPA. If you have any further questions, would like more information, or would like to learn more about our program, check out Air Force ROTC’s website at to get more details. If you’d like to contact us, you can reach us at or phone at (785) 532-6600.  See Mrs. Smutz in counseling office for more information. 

Catholic Daughters of the Americas scholarship, #1972 has a $500 scholarship and the female student must be a member of one of the three Catholic parishes in Salina. Please come to the counseling office to get an application. If not a CYO member you can get your school counselor to write you a letter of recommendation. Even though this scholarship is applicable to any school. Easy 500 word essay on "How has my Catholic Faith strengthened my life and how will it enhance my decisions as a college student?" Applications should be post marked no later than April 19, 2021.


Applications should be mailed to the following:


Marlene Bonilla

145 Millview Road

Salina, KS 67401


Earl Bane scholarship – Is for either a 4-year college or a 2-year college or technical school.  Offering $20,000 for 4-year and $10,000 for 2-year.  2.5 or 4.00 GPA and an application, resume, essay, letters of reference and official high school transcript including GPA.  Come to counseling office to pick up a packet.


Saline County Farm Bureau Association Scholarships: Are you a member of Farm Bureau? Please note that the majority of scholarship funds will continue to be given to students pursuing a career in Agriculture, however, since 2006 we’ve been awarding funds to students pursuing a variety of academic interest and the only requirement for the scholarship is that they, or their parents, are a Saline County Farm Bureau member.   We do also give scholarships to outstanding students whose parents are not Farm Bureau Members, as long as their career is in Agriculture.  In 2020 the Board awarded 4 $1,000 scholarships and one $1,500 scholarship to 5 very deserving area students. Our organization appreciates the hard work that you as counselors/advisors do in informing students of our Farm Bureau Scholarship and we hope that you will continue to do this. The Board of Directors for Saline County Farm Bureau Association examines every application and they make their decision based on several factors but most importantly on student need. Return applications back to the Saline County Farm Bureau, 2740 Belmont Blvd., Suite B, Salina, Kansas 67401, or by email to by April 9, 2021.  More information in counseling office.


Jackie Robson scholarship - Scholarship Grant - JRF Scholars receive grants of up to $30,000 over four years to complement the financial aid they receive from their colleges or universities. In addition, Scholars are financially sponsored to attend JRF’s annual four-day “Mentoring and Leadership Conference” in New York City as well as other regional events throughout the year.

K-State University Scholar Award

Total Value: $20,000 Eligibility - Incoming freshmen are eligible with a minimum 31 ACT OR 1390 SAT AND 3.90 high school GPA.

Annual Value $5,000 renewable award 3.0 K-State GPA required for renewal See general renewal requirements and renewal lengths

Wildcat awards - Total Value: $10,000 Eligibility - Incoming freshmen are eligible with a minimum 25 ACT OR 1200 SAT AND 3.50 high school GPA.  Annual Value $2,500 renewable award 3.0 K-State GPA required for renewal See general renewal requirements and renewal lengths

Kansas Board of Regents – Kansas State Financial aid is administered by KS Board of Regents.  Applications for Student Aid for 2020-2021 Scholarship and Grants to complete an application.  I also have a limited number of paper copies.

KS Ethnic Minority Scholarship, KS Nursing Service Scholarship, KS Teacher Service Scholarship, KS Career Technical Workforce Grant, KS Military service Scholarship, KS National Guard Education Assistance. 

KJIL – Christian Radio – is offering a $1,000 scholarship to a student attending a Christian college or university.  KJIL and KHYM are pleased to announce the availability of four $1,000 scholarships to be awarded to a graduating high school senior who will be a full-time student enrolled in Fall 2021 classes at a Christian college or university. Student must attend a high school within the station's on-air listening area. Application and all supporting documents must be received at one of our two offices listed below by March 31st to be considered. All qualifying applications will be reviewed by our Scholarship Committee. Scholarship recipients will be announced in April.  Stop by the counseling office to pick up an application

K.U is offering a Hispanic Scholarship fund.  Eligibility is 3.0 GPA U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident apply .

Music – The University of Kansas school of Music has an admission and scholarship audition scheduled for Saturday Feb 13 and Saturday Feb 20, 2021.  Application and scholarship deadline is December 1, 2020.  Band, Orchestra, Jazz, Organ, Piano, and Voice. 785-864-9751 

KU - students interested scheduling a virtual visit or a visit you may contact Erin Woods directly her best email is Erin Woods, Admissions Representative, 785-864-5373 Schedule a phone call:, Get more information: Check out our viewbook:

Knights of Columbus $1,000 for any young Catholic male who is a registered member of one of the Salina Catholic churches.  Come by for an application. 

200 Renewable $10,000 Lockheed Martin STEM Scholarships  

Awards are open to individuals studying eligible engineering or computer science majors, who demonstrate financial need and come from underrepresented or underserved communities.

Spread the word about this great scholarship opportunity to your students!

Applicants must:

  • Be U.S. Citizens
  • Be high school seniors, freshman or sophomore undergraduate students with a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Be majoring or planning to major in Aerospace Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics
  • Plan to enroll in full-time undergraduate study at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the upcoming academic year
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Be willing to consider internship opportunities with Lockheed Martin

Learn more at  

Deadline to apply: April 1, 2021 3:00 pm CT


McPherson College:  Schedule a campus visit by calling 800-365-7402.  They over a Presidential Scholarship which is available, they offer up to $23,000 per year for four years ($92,000). U.S. News & World Report voted them Best College in the Midwest.  More information available in the school counseling office


The College Board partners with scholarship providers connected to the SAT®, PSAT/NMSQT®, and PSAT™ 10. Through these partners, students can access over $300 million in scholarship awards. Learn more at

PB&J Scholarship, #163, 1110 Nuuanu Ave., Honolulu, HI 96817.  This scholarship is for students who have experienced personal challenges that may not have allowed them to perform well academically but want to succeed.  How to apply $500 - $1,000 open to high school seniors attending an accredited 2-year or 4-year college.  Require application, transcript and 1 letter of recommendation.

VFW – Has several contest available for students.  Come to the counseling office for more information.  .  All department winners will enjoy an all-expense paid trip to Washington, D.C. where their essays will compete in the final competition.  Also, they have an art competition which is open to seniors through March 31st, 2021.  Email information. 

Scholarships are now available for application with the Greater Salina Community Foundation. Check out 30 scholarships and 80 chances for college funding. Click scholarships on the top tab then click here in the first paragraph.  This will give you an entire list of scholarships to apply for.  Most of these are local scholarship and some are renewable. They require an application for each scholarship listed and they also require your EFC, which is the first page on your FAFSA application. This tells them what the expected family contribution is for college. This determines financial need. You will need to submit this so you must have completed your FAFSA. This is to be done by October. Please come in and talk to me if you are uncertain of the FAFSA, or EFC page of your FAFSA. Some of them include the following:

Available GSCF Scholarship Funds

Other Available Scholarships

The Greater Salina Community Foundation also offers scholarships through its affiliate foundations.  Students in this area may also qualify for scholarships from the following community foundations:

Community Foundation for Cloud County


National scholarships apply for all schools, log on for the newsletter and look at the scholarships you qualify for.


Student Scholarships have 15 scholarship programs available to Kansas students. More than 658 individual scholarships will be distributed through these 15 programs. Students from Kansas school districts are eligible for all awards. Log on to the following: this will give you a list of the scholarships. At the top of the website is the tab to begin applying for scholarships. These are national scholarships that are for any state accredited schools, not just Kansas Schools.


Wichita State: has a large number of scholarships listed on their website for students interested in attending Wichita State.  They have many competitive scholarships for Engineering, Business, Teaching, and Fine Arts.  Seniors interested in going to Wichita State come see the school counselor for scholarship opportunities.  All scholarship competitions applications open up September 2020. 

HSF Wichita State scholarship is designed to assist students of Hispanic heritage obtain a university degree.  Scholarships are available on a competitive basis.  Awards are based on merit.  Minimum 3.0 GPA.  US Citizen or Permanent legal resident, DACA or eligible non-citizen as defined by FAFSA. 

Wichita State - any senior that’s interested in majoring in Math or Science Teacher Education, please be aware that the Doris and Ralph Klose Scholarship Competition at Wichita State offers specific scholarship opportunities worth up to $20,000! I’ve attached a document with more details, and you can also go here:

We’ve been informed that the applicant pool is looking lower than usual, so senior(s) have a better shot than they might think!   To check out all our scholarship competitions (and application), go to Deadlines are approaching soon for Wichita State.

2021 Law Offices of Anthony Carbone Scholarship. This scholarship is now available to any high school senior in the United States that desires to apply. More information can be found on our scholarship application below: Deadline: July 31, 2021 Award Amount: $1,000 Application: Would you consider adding this scholarship to your scholarship page to help spread the word around to your current students? If so, please add our scholarship application URL which is located just above. Here you can see our other eligibility requirements and also any other pertinent information. I look forward to hearing back from you on this scholarship and having your students apply! Thank you again for your time and have a great day! Taylor Whitehead OBO The Law Offices of Anthony Carbone


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