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 E Freeland Accounting and Business Admin. 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
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

Community foundation awards $37,000 in community grants

Community foundation awards $37,000 in community grants SALINA, Kan.— The Greater Salina Community Foundation recently awarded over $37,000 to 10 charitable projects and organizations in Saline County. The following organizations received funding: The Kansas Food Bank, $5,000 to provide chronically hungry K-8 students and siblings free weekend food packets in the 2020-2021 school year.Little Samaritans Child Development Center, Inc, $2,400 to purchase new playground equipment to encourage and improve outside play and opportunities for pre-school students ages 3-5.Ashby House, $2,801.91 to create a youth recreational program to focus on encouraging active outdoor play for older children while they reside in the safe[...]

Over $80,000 in student scholarships available

SALINA, Kan.—The Greater Salina Community Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2021-2022 school year. This year more than $80,000 will be distributed to area students through the foundation’s 31 scholarship funds. Eligible scholarship applicants include graduating high school seniors, current college students and non-traditional students. Each scholarship has a unique set of criteria established by donors to the foundation. Depending on the scholarship, awards range from $250 to $10,000, and some are renewable for up to four years. Scholarships are not necessarily based on financial need. All scholarship applications must be submitted through the community foundation’s online scholarship portal by February[...]