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.

Recent News

Foundation welcomes new staff members

The Greater Salina Community Foundation announces the following new hires: Kora Copas Kora Copas has joined the foundation as a staff accountant. A native of Courtland, Kansas, Copas has a bachelor’s degree in business management and accounting from Kansas Wesleyan University. In her new role, she will support the foundation’s finance department in the areas of gift and grant processing, fund reporting and accounting operations. Prior to GSCF, Copas previously worked in the healthcare accounting field. Angela Kerner Angela Kerner is the foundation’s new affiliate operations coordinator. A lifelong Kansan, Kerner is a graduate of the University of Kansas with a B.F.A. in art history. In her new role, she[...]

Saint Francis Ministries receives YW Legacy Grant

On behalf of the Elden V. Miller Family Charitable Trust, the Greater Salina Community Foundation has awarded $4,077 to Saint Francis Ministries to support child victims of human trafficking. This grant will help provide specialized treatment for young girls who have survived child sex trafficking through Saint Francis’ Clover House, a residential therapy program. This gift from the Elden V. Miller Family Charitable Trust was awarded through the YW Legacy Fund, which is held at the community foundation. Established in 2006, the YW Legacy Fund supports initiatives that align with the mission of the former YWCA of Salina by providing annual grants to projects that strive to make Salina[...]