Scholarship Funds

Scholarship Funds help donors give the gift of education. Scholarships can be established either through direct donations or in honor of a loved one.

Scholarship Fund Guidelines

Current Scholarship Funds
Alice A. Riggs Ell-Saline, K-State Scholarship Fund
Alma Olson & Michael T. Olson Scholarship
Betts Family Scholarship
Booker T. Washington Scholarship
Brian Clarke Garnett Memorial Scholarship
C. L. Clark Scholarship
Col. Delbert Townsend Scholarship
David A. & M. Marguerite Parker Scholarship
Decatur Community Scholarship
Emily E. Shobe Memorial Art Scholarship
Erik Erickson Memorial Scholarship
Evelyn R. King National Honor Society Scholarship
First Bank Kansas Scholarship
Florence Evelyn Westhoff Scholarship
Frances E. Curtis NAACP Scholarship
Gayle & Evelyn Richmond Scholarship
Glenn L. & Edna M. Mott Memorial Scholarship
Hale Family Sunflower Promise Scholarship
Jeanne & George Frisbie Scholarship
Jeanne B. Marts Scholarship
Jody Fredrickson Nursing & Health Scholarship
Kansas Federation of Republican Women Scholarship
Kelling – Tomlinson Scholarship
Kurt Budke Scholarship Fund
Linda K. Freeland Early Childhood Education Scholarship
Marcella Dowling Oakes Art Scholarship
Mary Olson & Viola Olson Gustafson Scholarship
Mike & Mable Kelling Scholarship
Orpha J. & Ernest Milbradt Scholarship
Tetlow-Downs Community Scholarship
Wally Beets – John Marino Scholarship

If you are a student that is interested in applying for one of these scholarships, click here to begin the process.

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