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2019-2020 Scholarships

*****Scholarships will be updated as received by businesses and organizations.*****

Due dates in green indicate updated scholarships.

PLEASE request a transcript from the Registrar's office at least one week in advance - or request multiples at once.

Also, if the instructions require you to submit the scholarship to the Counselors Office - they must be in a sealed envelope and you must provide your own envelope

Raise.me Raise.me -- Earn "micro-scholarships" for college!!! Through Raise.me, students can now earn “micro-scholarships” (performance-based scholarships) from KU and over 180 other colleges (including the University of Denver, Creighton, and Texas Tech) for each of their academic and extracurricular achievements beginning as freshmen.

NHS Scholars        (Oct. 1 Online Application open

Oct.7 - Deadline for Student Applications

Dec. 14 - Deadline for recommendations)

https://www.nhs.us/students/the-nhs-scholarship/

Database/Resource cappex.com -- Database for colleges, scholarships, financial aid.
Database/Resource fastweb.com -- Database for colleges, scholarships, financial aid.
Database/Resource https://studentscholarships.org/#sthash.UtjAE5Rs.dpbs - Database for colleges, scholarships, financial aid

Due Date

Scholarship

August

 
August 30, 2019 Festival de la Independencia ( Community Mexican Independence Festival) 2019-2020 Scholarship  - Applications must be received by August 30, 2019 by mail to the following address 910 N. Rd. I, Ulysses, KS  67880; For questions, please contact Crystal Wilson at cwilson@ulysses.org; Awards:  Scholarship amounts and number of recipients will be determined on the quality and quality of applications received, and availability of funds.  Awards will be mailed directly to the college, university, or school of the applicant's choice once confirmation of enrollment for the fall 2020 semester is received.  Awardees will receive a notification and will be recognized during the fiesta on September 14th, 2019Click on this link to download the application:  16 de septiembre scholarship

October

 
October 6, 2019 Engineering at WSU  -  AES Scholarship at WSU $500.00 - Submit an essay to scholarships@aesengineers.com ; There is no application packet for this award.  Please do not include your resume at this time.  Be sure to include your full name as well as the name of the school you are attending this year and your plans for next year.
 

Wichita State University - Scholarships - Admissions Deadline for Wichita State University at:

https://www.wichita.edu/admissions/undergraduateadmissions/ugrad_incoming_freshmen.php

Distinguished Scholarship Invitational - a premier scholarship competition, awarding THREE $64,000 scholarships to attend WSU in the fall of 2019 -

W. Frank Barton School of Business - Allen, Gibbs, Houlik, L.C. Scholarship Competition - up to $48,000

College of Education - Klose Scholars Competition - up to $20,000

College of Engineering - Wallace Invitational for Scholarships in Engineering (WISE) - up to $28,000

Dorothy & Bill Cohen Honors College - Koch Scholars Competition - up to $30,000 - $60,000

Lenora McGregor Endowed Scholarship - up to $26,000

College of Fine Arts - Arts, Music & Performance - School of art, Design and Creative Industries annually awards over $120,000 in scholarships - contact Levente Sulyok at Levente.sulyok@wichita.edu

School of Music awards scholarships through audition days in the fall and spring, and by appointment. Contact the School of Music at (316)978-6430 or wichita.edu/musicscholarships

School of Performing Arts awards scholarships through an audition day int he fall and by appointment.  Call the School of Performing Arts at (316)978-6634

Linwood Sexton Endowed Scholarship: Four-year, Full-ride Scholarship - Deadline Dec. 1, 2018 

Jabara Endowed Scholarship - up to $25,000 - Scholarship materials deadline - Dec. 18, 2018

Freshman Merit Scholarships - $8,000 - $24,000 - Dec. 1 Priority Date for Consideration

WSU Honors College Merit Scholarship - $2,000 - Dec. 1 Priority Date for Consideration

WSU National Merit and National Hispanic Recognition Scholarship Programs:  est. value of $80,000 - $112,000

Transfer Merit Scholarship - $4,000 - $6,000

Applications are due by 11:59 p.m. on November 1. Visit - k-state.edu/admissions/scholarships

Minimum ACT Composite score of 27 or SAT equivalent to 1280, or 

Have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.5, or

Rank in the top ten percent of their high school class

October 21, 2019

Pioneer Electric Youth Tour / Leadership Camps - This trip is available for sophomore and junior students and will occur during the summer. As of the 2020 application cycle, students will only be eligible to win ONCE (either trip) either Washington D.C. or Colorado

http://pioneerelectric.coop/community/youth-programs/

November 13, 2019 - Finalist Interviews at Pioneer Electric Cooperative

- Schools of the winning students to be contacted on November 14, 2019

October 25, 2019 The Horatio Alger Scholarship - high school senior, commitment to pursue & complete a bachelor's degree, demonstrate critical financial need, display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, min GPA of 2.0, US citizen. scholars.horatioalger.org
November  
November 1, 2019 KU - University Honors Program - Apply to KU deadline to be considered for admission and scholarships and the University Honors Program.  apply.ku.edu
November 1, 2019

K-State - priority deadline for scholarship applications.  Apply online    k-state.edu/admissions/scholarships

November 1, 2019  2019 State Masonic Public School Essay Contest for Juniors and Seniors. Potential for $12,000 in scholarships. Contact the counselor for more information. You may download a fillable PDF from:  https://kansasmasonic.foundation/program/kansas-masonic-foundation-scholarships/
November 15, 2019 Elks National Foundation - 2019-2020 Most Valuable Student scholarship contest. Go to http://www.elks.org/scholars/scholarships/MVS.cfm  or see Mrs. Darrough-Hayden in the counselors office for the link and information.
November 15, 2019 The Hagen Scholarship Foundation - financial assistance need, 3.5 GPA or higher, ACT of 23 or higher www.hsfmo.org
November 16, 2019

Bethany College Scholarship Opportunities - Presidential Scholarship

Student my be academically accepted ( https://www.bethanywv.edu/admissions-aid/apply/ ) by November 14, 2019

Interested students must appears, in person, for an on campus interview Saturday, December 1, 2018 and meet the following eligibility requirements:

Minimum cumulative high school GPA of 3.5

1200 or higher 2-part SAT Score

25 or higher Composite ACT Score

Completion of a 500-word essay in which you will attack or defend the following proposition "The rise of social media has decreased opportunities for individuals to interact with people from different social, political, or economic backgrounds."

Students mus register online using a form they can receive from their counselor, Mrs. Darrough-Hayden and submit their essay by Friday, November 16, 2018.  Essays are to be emailed to submissions@bethanywv.edu  

November 29, 2019 You Deserve It Scholarships -- $1,000 -- 1 award. Scholarship sweepstakes. Must be a U.S. resident. Must be an active member of ScholarshipOwl.com.
November 30, 2019 Washburn University Leadership Institute - Grow in personal Leadership awareness and development; be connected to an active network of leaders; Earn a Leadership Studies Minor or Certificate; Apply to receive approximately $1,000.00 per year, renewable for up to four years (3.0 GPA and 24 ACT required for incoming students) - you may fill out an application on-line www.washburn.edu/leadership or see Mrs. Darrough-Hayden to get an application.  
November 30, 2019

Revive Solutions $750.00 College Scholarship

Based on these statistics and others you find during your research, how would you drive awareness about the importance of CPR and using an AED? Why do you think more people don't know about this public health epidemic and what creative ways would you introduce more AEDs to the public?

Once you've figured out how you'd drive awareness (and same more lives?), share your proposal with us by submitting either a video (less than 5 minutes) or a short essay (no more than 1,000 words).

The more innovative and creative your scholarship submission is, the better.  Extra points will be awarded for originality and submissions that could work in real life.

Scholarship Details

We are offering a bi-annual (twice a year) scholarship of $750 to eligible students.

To be eligible, you must:

* Be a legal resident of the U.S.

* Be either a college-bound high school senior or a student currently enrolled in an accredited university

Deadline

The annual deadlines for all submissions are June 30th, for the Fall Scholarship and November 30th for the Winter scholarship.

Please visit this website for more information:  https://www.revive.life/college-scholarship

December  
December 1, 2019

West Texas A&M University Early Action Date for scholarships DUE

*Apply for admission to the University www.applytexas.org

*Apply for scholarships on the website www.wtamu.edu/scholarships

*Submit a copy of your sixth semester transcript that includes your class rank along with your ACT or SAT test scores to the Admissions Office

December 5, 2019

Slater's Driven Individual Scholarship -

Scholarship Specifics: 

  • Must be a graduating Senior of Ulysses High School
  • Typed application is preferred but not required.  Organization and neatness will be taken into consideration when choosing a recipient.  Proof-reading is advised.
  • Amount Varies. (minimum $200 for Freshman year)
  • Scholarship deadline:  The First Friday of December

 Download the application here:  /vimages/shared/vnews/stories/50f340904ec45/Slater's Driven Individual Scholarship.pdf

December 14, 2019

RUDD Foundation 2018 Scholarship - a competitive, 4-year award designed to pay any remaining costs associated with tuition and fees, books and supplies, and room and board after accounting for all other grants, scholarships and financial awards.

*US Citizen (or Permanent Resident) and a resident of Kansas that is eligible for in-state tuition

*Graduating high school in 2019

*Must have a cumulative unweighted high school GPA of 3.0 or above

*Have filled out the FAFSA application and qualifies for a Pell Grant

*Attend Wichita State, Fort Hays State or Emporia State Universities fort he fall of 2019 as a full-time student.

www.ruddfoundation.org/college-scholarships (Applications Accepted Oct-8 - Dec 14)

December 18, 2019 NFIB Young Entrepreneur Award - graduating high school senior who operates their own small business.

December 17, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.

Priority Deadline

Kansas State Acacia Leadership Scholarship – Must be an incoming male freshman at Kansas State University who displays excellence in academics, motivation for personal success, and an interest in studying the principles of leadership. Not membership dependent. The application can be found and submitted online at www.acaciaksstate.org *** Applications will be accepted until January 7, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.
December 31, 2019

4th Annual Constitution Bee Scholarship - must be a Kansas resident, a legal citizen, planning to attend postsecondary education.  "YES for Liberty" Scholarship - Youth Education Scholarship

www.yesforliberty.org

January  
January 4, 2020  GE-REAGAN Foundation Scholarship Program -looking for students with leadership, drive, integrity and citizenship 
January 8, 2020

 

January 8, 2020

 

January 15, 2020 Joseph B. Chilen and Earl B. Williams Memorial Scholarship  (Pioneer Communications)  **Students Parent or guardian must be a Pioneer Communications telephone, cable television or internet customer.  - **See Mrs. Darrough-Hayden for the application or visit www.pioncomm.net/scholarships/
January 17, 2020

Kansas Department of Education Association of Educational Office Professionals

Funds for the Margaret Van Horn Scholarship have been allocated by members of the Kansas State Department of Education Association of Educational Office Professionals (KSDE AEOP). The scholarship program is open to current Kansas High School, College, and/or Technical School students. Applicant must intend to continue his/her education in an education or business-related program. Applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of nine semester hours (at least half-time). Enrollment must be in an accredited post-secondary educational facility within the state of Kansas.

Please fill out the attached application and mail it to:  Kelli Byrne; Kansas State Department of Education; 900 S.W. Jackson Street, Suite 653; Topeka, KS  66612

For Email submissions or questions:  Kelli Byrne; kbyrne@ksde.org; 785-296-3784; or Barbara Bahm; bbahm@ksde.org; 785-291-3538; or Jenni Marlatt; jmarlatt@ksde.org; 785-296-7782

/vimages/shared/vnews/stories/50f340904ec45/2019 KSDE-AEOP Scholarship Application (1).pdf

January 25, 2020 Foundation for Rural Service Youth Tour Application (Pioneer Communications) - **See Mrs. Darrough-Hayden for an application or visit www.pioncomm.net/scholarships/

January 25, 2020

Application for Admissions must be postmarked by January 15, 2020

Southwestern College Competitive Scholarships 

The Pillars Academic Scholarship application is also available online at BeABuilder.com/scholarships

Moundbuilder Spirit Competitive Scholarship application is also available online at BeABuilder.com/scholarships

January 28, 2020

Pioneer Electric Scholarship – These scholarships are awarded on the basis of the application, resume, interview, and academics.  Applicants should be in good standing with their school and should be actively involved with their school and/or community.

http://pioneerelectric.coop/community/scholarship/

February 19, 2020 - Scholarship interviews at Pioneer Electric Cooperative

- Recipients will be announced the day following interviews.

February  

February 1, 2020

WASHBURN FINNUP Scholarship - renewable $2,000 awarded to students graduating from high schools in the following Kansas counties:  Clark, Comanche, Finney, Ford, Grant, Gray, Greeley, Hamilton, Haskell, Hodgeman, Kearny, Lane, Meade, Morton, Ness, Scott, Seward, Stanton, Stevens and Wichita.  Students must have a minimum 2.0 GPA and apply to Washburn University to be eligible for consideration.  

https://www.washburn.edu/admissions/paying-for-college/scholarships/finnup-scholarship-application.html

February 1, 2020

Seaboard Scholarship --- $1,000 -- Seaboard Foods is awarding 40 $1,000 scholarships to seniors this year. Seaboard is offering The Community Scholarship, The Children of Employees's Scholarship and The Technical Career Scholarship. seaboardfoods.com/scholarships  Questions? Email scholarship@seaboardfoods.com or visit seaboardfoods.com/scholarships

February 1, 2020

Midwest Energy, Inc. Youth Tour - Washington D.C. trip - Juniors - Please apply online through the Midwest Energy website at https://www.mwenergy.com/community/youth-tour. 

February 1, 2020

Kansas Kiwanis Foundation  - seniors are evaluated on several factors, primarily SERVICE and ACADEMIC PREPARATION. Other factors are life goals, activities, need, recommendations and membership in service organizations. Be sure to follow instructions: Kiwanis Scholarship Instructions -- MUST READ

https://www.kskiwanis.org/scholarships

February 1, 2020

Community Foundation of Southwest Kansas – Numerous scholarship programs are available to assist qualified applicants offset costs of higher education at accredited institutions.

http://communityfoundationswks.com/scholarships.htm

February 1, 2020 ESA Foundation Scholarships – a senior high school student who will be an incoming college freshman student with GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or a minimum score of ACT 22.
February 4, 2020

RMHC/ HACER Scholarship -- RMHC/HACER is a scholarship for Hispanic students presented by Ronald McDonald House Charities® with the support of McDonald's®. The scholarship provides financial assistance to graduating Hispanic high school students to fulfill their dreams of pursing a higher education. Students are selected based on demonstrated academic achievement, financial need, and community involvement.  

Are you eligible?

Check out the requirements below to see if the scholarship is right for you:

  • You’re a high school senior
  • You’re a legal U.S. resident
  • You’re younger than 21 years old
  • You carry a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • You’re eligible to attend a two- or four‑year college or university with a full-time course of study
  • You’ll disclose other scholarship programs that you’ve applied for
  • You’ll enroll and attend an accredited institution in the academic year after your selection (verification needed, as scholarship funds are paid directly to the schools)
  • You have at least one parent of Hispanic heritage

What materials and documents are needed?

No essay is needed. The only other requirements are these documents:

  • Transcript
  • Personal statement
  • Letter of recommendation to be submitted online
  • List of community service projects
  • FAFSA report and/or 1040s

 https://www.mcdonalds.com/us/en-us/community/hacer.html

February 6, 2020

FFA - National Scholarships for College - sponsored by America's Farmers who Grow Ag Leaders 

FFA Member and Non-Member

https://www.ffa.org/participate/grants-and-scholarships/local-engagement-programs-scholarships/

February 13, 2020 11:59 p.m. Pacific Time

The 2019 Davidson Fellows Scholarship 

The Davidson Fellows Scholarship awards $50,000, $25,000 and $10,000 scholarships to extraordinary young people, 18 and under, who have completed a significant piece of work.

Application categories are Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Literature, Music, Philosophy and Outside the Box. Davidson Fellows are honored every year in Washington, D.C. with Congressional meetings and a special reception.

Davidson Fellows named as one of "The 10 Biggest Scholarships in the World" by TheBestColleges.org and one of "7 Prestigious Undergrad Scholarships" in U.S. News & World Report

http://www.davidsongifted.org/Fellows-Scholarship

 

February 15, 2020

Panhandle State Foundation (OPSU) Offers 250+ scholarships each year.  These Scholarships are separate from the scholarships offered by OPSU.  Applications are available on the OPSU website.

Interested students can visit www.OPSU.edu

Foundation Scholarship information @ foundation.opsu.edu

February 15, 2020

FHSU Access To Academic Opportunity Grant Application - This grant exists to provide student who have demonstrated leadership, and who otherwise might not have access to a quality education, an opportunity to reach their fullest academic and leadership potential.  Each recipient will be carefully selected by a committee and expected to fulfill each requirement upon acceptance for the AAOG.

* Recipient must be classified as a new, on campus first-time freshman or transfer student.

*Academic achievement in high school or other post-secondary academic institution; leadership and academic potential; personal and family background; and the overall ability of the applicant to contribute to a diverse, productive and qualified student body at FHSU

*Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

*Student must enroll and complete a minimum of 12 on campus, undergraduate hours in each fall and spring semester

*All new recipients will be required to participate in a mentorship program throughout the fall and spring semesters. Each student will have an arranged faculty or peer mentor.

*Recipient will become actively involved in at least one student organization on campus.

*Recipient will be required to complete 10- hours of community service.  2 hours should be done through recruitment activities with the admissions office staff and 8 hours should be done through clubs/organizations.

Please see Mrs. Darrough-Hayden for the application

February 15, 2020 Helium Litigation Scholarship Fund -   If you would like an online fillable form of the application and reference forms, please email debi.hurtado@nordlinglaw.com and she will send you the forms.   The students must plan to pursue a course of study in an area relating to agriculture, the environment, or energy (which includes a broad list of accepted majors.) ** See Mrs. Darrough-Hayden for the application.  

February 15, 2020

Rotary District 5690 -$1,000 scholarship awarded annually. 

https://clubrunner.blob.core.windows.net/00000060072/en-us/files/sitepage/district-scholarships/district-5690-scholarship-application/rotary-application-scholarship.pdf 

February 15, 2020 Gas Capital Scholarship – 3.3 GPA; must be enrolled as a full time student; must be a resident of Finney, Grant, Greeley, Hamilton, Haskell, Kearney, Morton, Seward, Stanton, or Stevens county.
February 15, 2020

American Legion Scholarships – Several scholarships available to assist children of American Legion members. 3.0 GPA. (The American Legion Baseball Scholarship, Oratorical Contest, Eagle Scout of the Year, Shooting Sports Scholarship, etc.)

 https://www.legion.org/scholarships

February 15, 2020

Kansas Association of Director of Plant Facilities – Students must be residents of Kansas and graduate from a Kansas High School and plan to attend a Kansas College or technical school. Only children whose parent or legal guardian is actively employed in a K-12 or secondary education institution and engaged in a buildings and grounds, food service or transportation position shall be eligible for these scholarships. 

 http://www.kadpf.org/scholarship.html

February 15, 2020 Access To Academic Opportunity Grant Application – Academic achievement in high school, leadership and academic potential, personal and family background, and the overall ability of the applicant to contribute to a diverse, productive and qualified student body at Fort Hays State University. See Mrs. Darrough-Hayden for a hardcopy application.
February 15, 2020 Pheasant Heaven Charities Inc. Vocational Scholarship -  must be seniors at an area high school within fifty miles of Hugoton, KS. Scholarship funds will be awarded upon successful completion of the student’s first semester of full time attendance at a vocational school. Recipients must take courses at the location of the vocational institution of their choice.
February 15, 2020 Pheasant Heaven Charities, Inc. College Scholarship – must be seniors at an area high school within fifty miles of Hugoton, KS with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0. Funds will be awarded upon successful completion of the student’s first semester of college, with a minimum of 12 semester hours completed. Recipients must take courses at the location of the post-secondary institution of their choice.
February 15, 2020

Great Plains Association for College Admission Counseling (GPACAC) Scholarship GPA 3.0; ACT 21-28; attending high school in KS, NE, or OK.

February 15, 2020

Hutchinson Community College Scholarship 

* Student must apply for admissions at www.hutchcc.edu/apply before they can get connected to their scholarship application.

February 18, 2020 Foundation for Rural Service (Pioneer Communications) Each applicant must: * be a graduating high school senior. *be a United States citizen, * be sponsored by a current NTCA - The Rural Broadband Association member, *be accepted bu am accredited two-or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school, *have at least a C grade point average (GPA), *Express an interest to return to a rural community following graduation. ** See Mrs. Darrough-Hayden for an application or visit www.pioncomm.net/scholarships/

February 23, 2020

Ulysses FFA Local Scholarship must be a senior member  of UHS FFA Chapter; in good standing for at least two years; 2.5 GPA; Scholarship amounts are determined by number of applicants, how active student has been in chapter activities, SAE, judging events etc.  See Mrs. Darrough-Hayden for a hardcopy application.
February 23, 2020 Albert Lee Wright, Jr. Memorial Migrant Scholarship - Migrant student, scholastic achievement and financial need.

February 23, 2020 

Kansas Grain and Feed Association - must be a Kansas high school graduating senior, plan to attend any Kansas 4-year university, community college or vocational school, self-starter, excellent academic credentials, good school and community citizens

February 28, 2020 2016 SER Corporation Scholarship -- $500-$1000 -- Open to all students including DACA and undocumented (the year has not been updated on the website--fill out information regardless)
March
 
March 1, 2020

Tortoise Young Entrepreneurs Scholarship - awarded annually to high school seniors and college students who have demonstrated an interest in entrepreneurship.  The scholarship is sponsored by Tortoise Capital Advisors and aims to foster entrepreneurship among today's youth.  At Tortoise, we are proud of our firm's entrepreneurial culture and are passionate about helping the next generation of entrepreneurs.  

We will award three, non-renewable scholarships:

First Place:  $3,000

Second Place:  $2,000

Third Place:  $1,000

Eligibility:

To be eligible, applicants must:  

* be a permanent resident of the United States who is enrolled or plans to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study towards a bachelor's degree, or

* Be a non-resident of the United States who is enrolled or plans to enroll as a full-time student in a four-year bachelor's program or graduate program at an accredited university or college, and;

* Have a recommended minimum 3.3 GPS and a Minimus ACT score of 24 or SAT score of 1680 (includes writing section)

How to apply:

Apply at   https://tortoiseadvisors.com/scholarship/  by clicking the "Apply Now" button

 

March 1, 2020

Kansas LULAC Scholarship - League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) is the largest and oldest Hispanic membership organization in the country.  we are a volunteer-based organization that empowers Latinos and builds strong Latino communities.  Our Mission is to advance the economic condition, educational attainment, political influence, housing, health and civil rights of the Hispanic population of the United States.  LULAC has over 1000 Councils across the USA, five in the state of Kansas (Topeka, Garden City, Liberal, Manhattan/K-State, and Dodge City). Our Kansas LULAC Scholarship Fund was established to assist Latino/a Kansas students in completing their college education.  Visit us at https://lulac.org/ and www.kslulac.org

Eligibility:

  • High school seniors and continuing undergraduate college students preparing to enroll in a minimum of six credit hours in a post-secondary institution (community college, university, technical school, adult education program, etc.)
  • Have completed high school diploma or GED at the time scholarship funds are disbursed
  • A strong balance of the following is expected: grade point average (GPA), involvement and leadership in school and/or community activities, essay and complete application materials.

/vimages/shared/vnews/stories/50f340904ec45/Kansas LULAC Scholarship.pdf

March 1, 2020

Cosmetology Scholarship - $500.00 - 1 award

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Be a graduating high school senior, current undergraduate or graduate student who will be enrolling as part-time or full-time undergraduate or graduate student, attending colleges or universities.

Applications can be found by going to:

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/15074/cosmetology_scholarship_scholarship.php#sthash.J3TNjWTB.dpbs

March 1, 2020

Information Security Undergraduate Scholarship - $5,000 - 20 Awards

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Be pursuing, or plan to pursue a degree with a focus on cyber-security or information assurance.

B) GPA must be at least 3.3 on a 4.0 scale.

Applications can be found by going to:  

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13484/information_security_undergraduate_scholarship_scholarship.php#sthash.fTXOgSQb.dpbs

March 1, 2020 Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Association - please see Mrs. Darrough-Hayden in the Counselors office for the application
March 1, 2020

Kansas Grain and Feed Association - https://www.ksgrainandfeed.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/2019-2020-Kansas-Grain-and-Feed-Association-Scholarship-Application.pdf

March 1, 2020

Attention College juniors or seniors:

Dr. David Whitney, KARA Agronomy Scholarship

A $1,500 scholarship has been established in Dr. Whitney's honor. This will be awarded on an annual basis to undergraduate agronomy students at Kansas State University with preference given to Juniors and Seniors.  

Eligibility:  Any undergraduate student majoring in agronomy at Kansas State University and will be enrolled as a junior or senior in the 2019-2020 school year.

Please request an application from Mrs. Darrough-Hayden in the Counselor's office.

March 1, 2020 SWKS Board of Realtor's Scholarship -- must attend Seward County Community College Area Technical School. Special preference will be given to students who have an interest in the field of real estate, whether it is buying, selling, construction, etc.

March 1, 2020

Westar Energy Craft Scholarship -- $3,000 per year (renewable for 2 years) Craft and plant scholarships are available for individuals who wish to pursue an associate degree in electric power and distribution, power plant technology, industrial technology or other industry-related degrees in Kansas.

March 1, 2020

Westar Energy Lineman Scholarship - KS resident, graduating high school senior or equivalent, if selected, attend mandatory one-day climbing camp.

March 1, 2020

Westar Energy Power Plant Operator Scholarship - KS resident, graduating high school senior or equivalent, if selected, attend mandatory one-day skills test camp.

March 3, 2020 Shell Oil Company Technical Scholarship -- $2,500 -- 20 Awards. Graduating senior who is enrolling in engineering or geo-sciences. Upon successful completion of first year studies and other criteria established by Shell, the recipient may be eligible to apply to receive a four-year renewable award of $5,000 annually. 
March 11, 2020 KSCPA -- KS Society of CPAs- Potential $1300 scholarship -- plan to major in Accounting. ACT scores dues March 11, 2018. Final application due April 15, 2018. This is an annual scholarship--disregard the year listed.
March 8, 2020 Scott Mecham Student of Integrity Award - students who exemplify ethical behavior and personal integrity and who demonstrate humility, courage, compassion and respect for their peers, teachers and community.
March 15, 2020 Golden Plains Credit Union Scholarship – applicant must be a member of Golden Plains Credit Union and be enrolled in or plan to enroll as a full-time student at a university, junior college, or trade school this fall.
March 15, 2020

Donald and Barbara Mozley Scholarship - $5,000 - 7 Awards for students pursuing degrees in Engineering

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Have a Total SAT score of 1220 or higher and/or an ACT composite score of 27 or above

B) 3.5 or better for high school applicants

Applications can be found by going to:  

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12800/donald_and_barbara_mosley_scholarship_scholarship.php#sthash.hkToiIAy.dpbs

March 15, 2020

Kansas Masonic Foundation Student Loan & Scholarship Program -- Scholarships ranging from $500 to $5,000 for KS residents.  

March 15, 2020

Hutchinson News-Future Journalist Scholarship-$1,000 scholarship offered to a student interested in journalism or photojournalism; a communication degree would be considered, too.  Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.  See Mrs. Darrough-Hayden for an application.

/vimages/shared/vnews/stories/50f340904ec45/2019 Hutchinson News Future Journalist Scholarship Program Application.docx

March 15, 2020

The Kansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (KACRAO) offers scholarships to reward students who have demonstrated quality leadership during their high school years. There are four $500 awards available each academic year, which may be used at KACRAO member institutions. The scholarships will be designated as follows; one per school type: four-year public, four-year private, community college, and technical college. The awards are not need-based and may be used in conjunction with other awards.

To be eligible for consideration for these scholarships, students must:

  • Be in their senior year at a Kansas high school;
  • Have a cumulative seventh semester GPA of at least 3.25 on a 4.0 scale;

Students will be required to submit three documents with their application. If they do not have the ability to upload the required documents, please email the documents to: scholarshipcommittee@kacrao.org by March 15, 2019.

Contact the KACRAO Scholarship Committee Chair at: scholarshipcommittee@kacrao.org if you have questions.

https://www.kacrao.org/kacrao-scholarship

https://kacrao.memberclicks.net/index.php?option=com_mcform&view=ngforms&id=2008223#/

March 15, 2020

Skilled Labor Shortage Scholarship - $2,500 - 6 Awards

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Be planning to attend a community college, technical institute, or university during the 2019-2020 academic year to study anything from construction management, plumbing or carpentry to landscape architecture or interior design

B) Be 18 or older and a U.S. Resident

Applications can be found by going to:

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/12303#sthash.0w8EpSrI.dpbs

March 18, 2020 (5:00 p.m.)

Southwest Kansas Bar Association - Five $1,000 scholarships will be awarded. 300 word essay contest and application. See Mrs. Darrough-Hayden for an application with the current Theme. OR click on this PDF for the criteria

/vimages/shared/vnews/stories/50f340904ec45/2019 Application and Essay Instructions.docx

March 28, 2020

Mike Rowe's Work Ethic Scholarship program

https://www.mikeroweworks.org/scholarship/

Requirements:

  • Enroll in an approved program.
  • Sign The S.W.E.A.T. Pledge.
  • Answer 3 questions.
  • Write an essay.
  • Send at least 2 references from bosses/teachers.
  • Make a short video.
  • Verify school costs.
  • Provide high school/college transcript.
  • Submit financial info
March 29, 2020

FIDM National Scholarship Competition - awards more than 28 scholarships, including eight full one-year scholarships worth $31,000 each. This years winners will be selected from the following majors: Apparel Industry Management, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Merchandise Product Development, Visual Communications, Beauty Marketing and Product Development, Graphic Design, Merchandising & marketing and Social Media.

visit bit.ly/FIDMscholarship  for entry detail and the most up-to-date information.

March 29, 2020

KJIL and KHYM Christian Radio Scholarship-- offering two, $1,000 scholarships-- Must be a graduating senior enrolling full time in a Christian college or university in the fall.  See Mrs. Darrough-Hayden for an application.

March 29, 2020 Kansas County Clerks and Election Officials Association Scholarship - 3.0 GPA - plan to major in Journalism, Political Science, Communications or Business ** See Mrs. Darrough-Hayden for an application or visit this website http://www.kcceoa.org/scholarship/ to get the application in PDF or Word format.
March 30, 2020 www.kansasgolf.org/foundation/scholarships academic scholarship, student must have participated in junior golf activities, including high school golf. Must attend college in Kansas.
March 30, 2020 Ulysses Rotary Scholarship 2019– graduating seniors;  preference may be given to Interact members. 
March 30, 2020 Rotary Post-Secondary Scholarship 2019 -for post-secondary students continuing their education beyond their first year; for an updated application, please email kdarrough-hayden@ulysses.org or /vimages/shared/vnews/stories/50f340904ec45/Post Secondary Scholarship Application.pdf
March 30, 2020

Shelter Insurance Foundation Scholarship - $2,000 scholarship to a graduating senior, based upon scholastic achievement, participation and leadership in school and community activities, citizenship and moral character, and educational goals.  ** Please see Mrs. Darrough-Hayden in the counselors office for the application.

March 30, 2020

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship - $500 - 1 Award

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Be a legal resident of the 50 United States and DC.

B) Be 13 years or older at the time of entry.

Applications can be found by going to:

https://www.odenzascholarships.com/awards/8/eligibility_odenza_marketing_group_scholarship.php

March 31, 2020 American GI Forum of Kansas Scholarship – membership in GI Forum of Kansas. AGIF state scholarship instruction page  This is an annual scholarship--disregard the date on the instructional page.
March 31, 2020

Beyond the Cure Ambassador Scholarship - $3,500 - 40 Awards

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Be a childhood cancer survivor who has demonstrated the ability to overcome the difficult challenges of cancer with determination and motivation.

Applications can be found by going to:  

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/15058/beyond_the_cure_ambassador_%20scholarship_scholarship.php#sthash.7DPkozFI.dpbs

 
March 31, 2020

Toptal Scholarships for Women - $10,000 - 5 Awards

  ** As part of our commitment to supporting women with great leadership potential Toptal has established the Toptal Scholarships contest. These scholarships provide assistance to women from around the world to help empower them to follow their passion and become leaders. Subject to these Toptal Scholarships Official Rules, the selected recipients will receive US$10,000 and one year of one-on-one mentorship from a Toptal leader.

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Identify as women, age 16 and older

B) Be interested in becoming a leader among your peers.

 

Applications can be found by going to:

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/15266#sthash.wZWPUzaB.dpbs

March 31, 2020

SP High School Scholarship - $10,000 - 10 Awards

The SP High School Scholarship program was created to help students win scholarships without the hassle of filling out paper applications and writing dozens of essays.

To be eligible for the Scholarship you must be:

A) At least 13 years old and enrolled or will enroll in a college or university in the US.

B) A legal resident of the U.S. or Puerto Rico.

Applications can be found by going to:

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14870#sthash.3QUzcBGA.dpbs

March 31, 2020

Plumbersstock Scholarship - $2,000 - 3 Awards

PlumbersStock is pleased to offer a unique scholarship opportunity for those studying at colleges and trade schools to become plumbers, HVAC technicians or sprinkler and irrigation specialists (or other related fields, like construction management). We understand the importance of education, and as proud members of the community, we like to give back. In an effort to help students achieve their dreams, we are offering scholarships to three winners who will share a total of $3,000.

Who Is Eligible to Participate in the PlumbersStock Student Scholarship Contest?

A) This opportunity is available to any high school seniors who will be soon enrolling at a participating school, as well as any students who are currently enrolled (including part-timers). Only those going to schools within the United States are eligible. To qualify for the PlumbersStock Student Scholarship Contest you must meet all these requirements.

To apply for the scholarship, please follow these steps:

A) Create a "how-to-guide" video for home improvement novices demonstrating your skill in plumbing, HVAC, or irrigation. Examples: "How to Replace a Toilet", "How to Fix a Leaky Faucet", "How to Diagnose Water Heater Issues", etc.

B) Follow the guidelines below to publish your video.

C) Complete the submission form so that we are notified of your participation.

The student with the best video will receive $2,000 to complete their education.

The two runners-up will both receive $500 in scholarship money.

25 students will receive "honorable mention" which will be documented on our blog. They can list this honor on their resume. With a quality video that you can show to prospective employers, you are sure to improve your employment potential. We designed our scholarship contest with this intent so that all participants can "win", in a sense.

Applications can be found by going to:

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/13457#sthash.5tl2qyEx.dpbs

March 31, 2020

University of the Aftermarket Foundation Scholarship - $10,000 - 80 awards

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Be a graduating high school senior.

B) Plan on attending a school in the automotive, heavy duty, or collision repair fields.

Applications can be found by going to:

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/15065/university_of_the_aftermarket_foundation_scholarship_scholarship.php#sthash.7DPkozFI.N55WTBlG.dpbs

March 31, 2020 KHERF (Kansas Hospital Education & Research Foundation) - Applicant must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a course of study leading to a certificate, degree or credential in nursing, future faculty, other health care, health care administration, human resources, health information technology. This is an annual scholarship; disregard the date on the application.
March 31, 2020 LULAC NATIONAL Scholarship - see Mrs. Darrough-Hayden for the application - essay required
April

 

April 1, 2020

AFSA High School Scholarships - $2,000 - 10 Awards 

** The American Fire Sprinkler Association created the college scholarship program to help with the educational and training pursuits of students just like you. In addition, AFSA wants to educate the public at-large about the life-saving properties of automatic fire sprinklers. So, if you meet the contest requirements and want to learn a little during the process, please enter and good luck!

Applicant Eligibility Requirements

A) The High School Senior College Scholarship Contest is open to high school seniors who are citizens or aliens legally residing in the USA.

B) Scholarship funds are payable to the winner's college/university or certified trade school in the United States; winner must enroll for classes beginning no later than Fall 2019 session.

C) Winner selection is NOT based on financial need, GPA or demographic criteria.

D) Home-schooled students may apply as long as course of study is equivalent to that of a senior in high school.

E) Relatives of AFSA staff or NATIONAL board members may not enter.

Prizes

A) A total of $20,000 is awarded. Ten (10) winners will receive a scholarship of $2,000 each. Only one $2,000 scholarship will be awarded to any single individual from this contest.

B) The scholarship is paid directly to the educational institution in the student's account to be used for tuition and/or books for the fall 2019 semester. The scholarship monies may be used over a period not to exceed four (4) years.

Applications can be found by going to:

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/8897#sthash.muUz6E1O.dpbs

April 1, 2020

Kansas Comprehensive Grant
The Kansas Comprehensive Grant is available to needy Kansas residents enrolled full-time at eighteen private colleges and universities located in Kansas, the six state universities, and Washburn University. This grant is funded by the state of Kansas. The Kansas Legislature provides limited assistance to financially needy students. To be considered you must complete and submit the FAFSA, listing one or more eligible colleges in the FAFSA. The funding level allows about 1 in 3 eligible students to be assisted with award amounts ranging from $200 - $3,500 at the private institutions and $100 - $1,500 at the public institutions. This grant is based on financial need.

Create an account and fill out the application on-line at:  https://sfa.kansasregents.org/login.jsp

April 1, 2020

Beef Empire Days, Inc. Scholarship

Beef Empire Days, Inc. will be awarding five to seven graduating high school seniors from the beef empire trade area (Western Kansas, Texas and Oklahoma Panhandle areas) with a $500 freshman scholarship.  

This scholarship is open to students who plant o further their education in agricultural related fields at area community colleges or universities.  We feel that these are the future leaders of the beef industry and their success will impact our communities, states and the beef business.

https://beefempiredays.com/scholarship-form

April 1, 2020

5th Annual Financial Scholars Essay Contest

1st Place Award $3,000

2nd Place: $2,000

3rd Place: $1,000

4th Place: $1,000

5th Place: $1,000

For complete contest rules, visit www.ksc.ks.gov/essaycontest or contact Shannon Santschi at 800-232-9580

April 1, 2020

Glenn Lygrisse/KACRAO Scholarship – senior at a Kansas high school, GPA of 3.25+

April 1, 2020 Skyland Grain College Scholarship – a graduating senior who is pursuing an agricultural or business related education at a four year college; GPA of at least 3.25; minimum ACT of 20; Be a resident of our service areas in Southwest and South Central Kansas, and Southeast Colorado. This is an annual scholarship; disregard the date on the application.
April 1, 2020 Skyland Grain Vocational Scholarship –  a graduating senior who is pursuing an agricultural or business related education at a technical/vocational school; Be a resident of our service areas in Southwest and South Central Kansas, and Southeast Colorado.
April 1, 2020 Grant CO Farm Bureau Association – graduating senior who is pursing agriculture related education.  Preference given (but not mandatory) to Farm Bureau family members. Undecided majors are also welcome to apply. Applications need to be received by April 1; so if mailing application, please mail a week in advance. 
April 1, 2020 Borrowed Dreams Scholarship - individuals who have been affected by the loss of a sibling or other family member.
April 1, 2020 Liberal Desk and Derrick Club – any graduating senior; Applications need to be received by April 1. If mailing, please allow one week for postal delivery.
April 1, 2020 Beef Empire Scholarship – plan to further their education full-time in an agricultural related field.  This is an annual scholarship; disregard the date on the application.
April 1, 2020 Tigers In Action -Senior at Ulysses High School, community service. Turn in to Mrs. Darrough-Hayden
April 1, 2020 Kansas Horse Council Foundation -  are current members of the KHC, have a history in the equine industry (4H, Kansas High School Rodeo, FFA, etc.), 3.0 GPA 
April 2, 2020 KS County Clerks' and Election Officials' Association- $500 -- The scholarship is available to applicants who will be attending Kansas Colleges or Universities. *please note the due date is actually April 2nd this year
April 3, 2020 Kansas Financial Scholars -- $2500 -- Essay Scholarship contest.
April 8, 2020 Grant Co Fair Board - Must be a 4H member 
April 13, 2020 Cattle Empire (www.cattle-empire.net/202/scholarship-program) --for students from high schools in Finney, Grant, Gray, Hamilton, Haskell, Kearney, Meade, Morton, Seward, Stanton, or Stevens counties; must be interested in pursuing a career in the beef industry.
April 13, 2020 Vietnam Veterans of America (VVA) Chapter 939 of Hays, Kansas - three $1,000 scholarships for POST-Secondary education or training.  **See Mrs. Darrough-Hayden for the application
April 15, 2020 Mary Queen of Peace Scholarship – active member of MQOP catholic church.
April 15, 2020 Big Orange Boosters -Must have lettered 2 times in UHS sports, with a minimum GPA of 3.0.  See Mrs. Darrough-Hayden for the application.
April 15, 2020 Mr. Rietcheck's Family Scholarship -- UHS 2018 graduating senior, GPA of at least 3.3, must be active within the school, essay required. Turn in to Mr. Rietcheck. 
April 15, 2020 First United Methodist Church Scholarship -- Provided by the endowment funds of First United Methodist Church of Ulysses. Applicant needs to be a member of the First United Methodist Church and complete an application including letters of reference, essay and submission of transcript. This is an annual scholarship; disregard the date on the application.
April 15, 2020 The Adam Carabajal Memorial Wrestling Scholarship - UHS graduate; member of UHS wrestling team
April 15, 2020 Steve Harper Memorial Scholarship – seniors attending  a Kansas college and majoring in either a natural resources or photography curriculum.  This is an annual scholarship; disregard the date on the application.
April 15, 2020

Bob Wilson Memorial Grant County Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship – graduating senior planning on a career in the medical field; $750

https://www.centura.org/sites/default/files/inline-files/Auxiliary%20Scholarship%20Application.pdf

Official Transcript should be faxed to 620-424-6313 from the registrars office at UHS

April 15, 2020 Extreme Fowl - GPA 3.0, renewable
April 16, 2020

Keri Wooley Memorial Golf ScholarshipGraduating senior lady member of UHS golf team.

April 16, 2020

Angie Griffin Memorial Scholarship -- Graduating senior from UHS. Turn in to Mrs. Darrough-Hayden.

April 19, 2020

Car Brain Scholarship - $1,000 - 1 Award

CarBrain has always aimed to support people who are in need of a fast way to get paid for their cars in less-than-perfect condition. We also aim to support students pursuing a higher education. We believe in the importance of education and readily offer our help to students in need. We offer a scholarship to the most deserving student.

To be eligible to apply students must:

A) Be attending a college or university on a full time basis for the 2019 school year.

B) Submit an answer to the essay question before the deadline of 11:59 EST, April 19th, 2019.

C) Be currently enrolled in the last year of high school, or currently a Freshman, Sophomore or Junior in a College or University.

*You can be enrolled in any field of study.

Essay topic must be focused around cars, the automotive industry, junkyards / car recycling processes, or involve automobiles in some way

Applications can be found by going to:

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/15202#sthash.TzjFmXuP.dpbs

April 20, 2020

Grant County Scholarship Any senior graduating from a Ulysses secondary school.  Awarded to the top 10% of the senior applicants. Turn into Mrs. Darrough-Hayden.

April 20, 2020 Kiwanis Club of Ulysses - Financial need, academics, and community service.  Turn in to Mrs. Darrough-Hayden.
April 22, 2020

Student Insights - Market Research for Higher Education - 2019 Student-View Scholarship Program

This is for high school seniors who plan to attend a four-year college, community/junior college or career school. The program includes:

  • One $4,000 scholarship
  • Two $1,000 scholarships
  • Ten $500 Scholarships

It's quick and easy to apply:

  • No minimum SAT/ACT score or grade point average
  • No essay required
  • No lengthy application forms
  • No application fees

Simply log on to www.student-view.com and complete a 15-20 minute application survey about colleges in your area.

The scholarship will be awarded via a random drawing of all completed applications. The scholarship winner will be announced in May, 2019

April 25, 2020 Northfork Tailgunners Pheasants Forever - One outstanding Grant County graduating senior who plans to major in and enter the career of wildlife and parks, biology, outdoor conservation or a related field.  2.5 GPA or higher, graduating from Ulysses High School. Turn in to Mrs. Darrough-Hayden.
April 30, 2020 Southwest Kansas Recreation – graduating senior involved in recreational activities.This is an annual scholarship; disregard the date on the application.
April 30, 2020

Northwest Cotton Growers Coop Gin – Students planning to enroll in post secondary education.

May

 

May 1, 2020

O'Brate Foundation Regular Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Financial Need
  • 2.5 GPA or Higher
  • Kansas High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Full-Time Enrollment at an Accredited Institution of Higher Education
  • Work Experience & Continued Commitment to Work
  • Drive and Determination to Succeed

To Get Started Go To:

https://obrate.fluidreview.com

1.  Personal Information: Enter name & address information and complete answers to a few short demographic questions.

2.  Application:  Answer a few questions, enter high school & college information (include applicable GPA's), write a 200-1000 word essay, share work history, list community/school involvement & activities.

3.  Recommendations:  Choose TWO adult references (employer, teacher, school counselor, pastor, etc.) Enter the first & last name of the person from whom you are requesting a reference along with their email address & association to you.  A request will then be sent to the specified individual.

4.  High School/College Transcript Request:  Request OFFICIAL transcripts then check "Yes, My Transcripts Have Been Requested."

5.  FAFSA:  Attach a PDF version of your FAFSA (SAR) Student Aid Report.  Students who are ineligible for FAFSA may upload parent's/guardian's most recent year's tax return or W-2 forms to serve as proof of income.

6.  Tax Return:  Attach a PDF version of your parent's prior year TAX Return (same return used to enter FAFSA). Students who are considered INDEPENDENT on the FAFSA may upload their tax return in place of a parent's.  If the previous year's tax return is not available, then the current year return is acceptable.

7.  SUBMIT: Once the two Recommendation Forms and all other task-lines show as COMPETE, click the SUBMIT FULL APPLICATION button before Wednesday, May 1, 2019 prior to 11:59 p.m. CST

** Please NOTE: There will be no grant Deadline Extensions**

May 1, 2020

Kansas Career Technical Workforce Grant 
The Career Technical Workforce Grant is available to students enrolled in an eligible career technical education program operated by a designated Kansas educational institution that has been identified as offering a technical certificate or associate of applied science degree program in a high cost, high demand, or critical industry field. Designated Kansas educational institutions include technical colleges, community colleges, and public four-year colleges that award associate of applied science degrees; and Washburn Institute of Technology. Only technical certificate and associate of applied science degree programs are included among the eligible programs. Preference in awarding goes to applicants with financial need.

Information:  https://www.kansasregents.org/resources/PDF/Students/Student_Financial_Aid/CTWG2019-2020.pdf

Eligible Programs: https://www.kansasregents.org/resources/PDF/Students/Student_Financial_Aid/CT_programs_1920.pdf

Grant Verification Form: https://www.kansasregents.org/resources/PDF/Students/Student_Financial_Aid/CT_form_for_schools_1920.pdf

Create an account at:  https://sfa.kansasregents.org/login.jsp

OR see Mrs. Darrough-Hayden in the counselor's office for an application packet.

May 1, 2020

Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship

The Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship program is designed to assist financially needy, academically competitive students who are identified as members of any of the following ethnic/racial groups: African American, American Indian or Alaskan native; Asian or Pacific Islander; or Hispanic

Requirements:  https://www.kansasregents.org/resources/PDF/Students/Student_Financial_Aid/EthnicMinority2019-2020.pdf

Ethnic Minority High School Information Form:  https://www.kansasregents.org/resources/PDF/Students/Student_Financial_Aid/EM_HS_form_1920.pdf

Create an account and fill out an application at:  https://sfa.kansasregents.org/login.jsp

Or see Mrs. Darrough-Hayden in the Counselor's office for an application packet.

May 1, 2020

Kansas State Scholarship

The Kansas State Scholarship is designed to assist financially needy students in the top 20-30% of Kansas high school graduates who are designated as state scholars during the senior year of high school.  To be eligible to apply for the Kansas State Scholarship, in the senior year of a Kansas high school you would have:

1) received a certificate stating that you completed the required curriculum 
AND
2) received a letter stating that you were designated by the Kansas Board of Regents.

Qualifications:  https://www.kansasregents.org/resources/PDF/Students/Student_Financial_Aid/State2019-2020.pdf

Create and account and fill out an application at:  https://sfa.kansasregents.org/login.jsp.

Or see Mrs. Darrough-Hayden in the counselor's office for an application packet

May 1, 2020 Cleve Currier Memorial Scholarshipmember of the boy’s golf team; Must be in a sealed envelope and turned into Mrs. Darrough-Hayden.
May 1, 2020 Cliff Currier Memorial Scholarship- member of the boy's golf team; Must be in a sealed envelope and turned into Mrs. Darrough-Hayden.
May 1, 2020 Ulysses Jr. Civic Scholarship for Women of Community Service – senior female with a history of community service; minimum of 3.0 grade point average. CAN TURN INTO SOPHIA AT UHS NO LATER THAN MAY 7TH.
May 1, 2020

Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship
The Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship is a merit-based service obligation scholarship program that provides financial assistance to both students pursuing bachelor's degree programs and currently licensed teachers pursuing an endorsement in hard-to-fill disciplines or master's degrees in hard-to-fill disciplines or either group planning to teach in an underserved geographic area. Recipients sign agreements to teach one year for each year of scholarship support in Kansas. Recipients are eligible to receive this scholarship for up to ten semesters, which includes both undergraduate and graduate work.  

Applicants must be: an established resident of the State of Kansas and attending a Kansas postsecondary institution; AND a) Enrolled in a program leading to licensure as a teacher in an identified hard-to-fill discipline* or underserved geographic area ** OR b) Currently licensed as a teacher and enrolled in a course of instruction leading to endorsement in one of the hard-to-fill disciplines* or teach in one of the underserved geographic areas** in Kansas; OR c) Currently licensed teachers enrolled in a program leading to a master’s degree in an identified discipline* or underserved area** (This scholarship is not a resource for Counseling, Administration or Reading/Library Specialist degrees); AND d) Complete the FAFSA and the State of Kansas Student Aid Application.

*Identified hard-to-fill disciplines for 2019-2020 are: Elementary Education, English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Special Education.

**Underserved Geographic Areas are: USD 501 Topeka; USD 500 Kansas City, KS; USD 259 Wichita, and State Board of Education Area 5 (which includes all of the western 1/3 of the State of Kansas).

Create an account and fill out an application at:  https://sfa.kansasregents.org/login/jsp.

or see Mrs. Darrough-Hayden in the Counselor's office for an application packet

May 1, 2020 O'Brate Foundation Scholarship -- The O’Brate Foundation invites youth with limited resources who are pursing higher education to apply for a scholarship. We are committed to helping these youth attain their personal goals and become successful members of society.
May 1, 2020 Grant County Drug - USD 214 senior interested in Pharmacy Careers preferably, but will consider people going into the medical field in general.
May 1, 2020 The Goody Shop Scholarship - This scholarship is in memory of Katie Pauda, and is for any senior graduating from Ulysses High School. Turn in to Mrs. Darrough-Hayden or Olga Pauda at The Goody Shop. This is an annual scholarship; disregard the date on the application.
May 1, 2020 Southwest Riders Lee Orosco Memorial Scholarship - This scholarship is for any graduating senior in Southwest Kansas.  See Mrs. Darrough-Hayden for the application & delivered back to the Counselor's office by May 1st
May 6, 2020 Ulysses Bit & Spur Scholarship - GPA of 3.0, majoring in some aspect of agriculture.This is an annual scholarship; disregard the date on the application.
May 8, 2020 Lynn Mangels Memorial Scholarship - any graduating UHS senior. This is an annual scholarship; disregard the date on the application. Turn into Mrs. Darrough-Hayden
May 10, 2020 Gillen Memorial Music Scholarship – For students majoring in Instrumental Music Education in college.This is an annual scholarship; disregard the date on the application.

May 11, 2020

Nadine Howard Memorial Scholarship - graduating senior at Ulysses High School; GPA 2.5; must attend community college or vocational/technical school. Turn in to Mrs. Darrough-Hayden.

May 13, 2020 Kansas Auto Sales Scholarship - This scholarship is open to any graduating senior attending college or technical school - just fill out the application and turn it in to Mrs. Darrough-Hayden. 
May 15, 2020

Grasshopper Trust - Vera Waters Educational Trust- Primary consideration is financial need. 

1.  The student must reside in, or their parents or either of them, in the counties of Meade, Ford, Gray, Clark, Grant, Morton, or Stevens County in Kansas

2.  YOU MUST COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING which may be brought, mailed or emailed to the office before the May 15th deadline:

    Application

    Student Aid Report

    Parents' Federal Income Tax Return (current & previous year)

    Student's Federal Income Tax Return

    Financial Aid Awards Letter

    Official Transcript

Pick up an updated form from Mrs. Darrough-Hayden.

May 15, 2020 Kansas Southwest Recreation Association - Open to all high school seniors.  See Mrs. Darrough-Hayden for an application.
May 31, 2020

LM Scholarship - $500 - 1 Award  Leavitt  Machinery - ForkLift Operation

** Write an essay about a situation you have been involved in or someone you know has been involved in where better safety procedures would have prevented an injury.  Explain in detail what safety procedures you believe should have been in place to prevent the injury and how they would have prevented the injury,

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Be currently enrolled or expects to be enrolled in a degree program (2 years of length or greater by September 2020

B) Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and submit an answer to the essay question prior to the submission deadline.

Applications can be found by going to: 

https://forkliftcertificationcalgary.com/certifications.php

June

 

June 1, 2020

TFC Scholarship - $1,000 Award (Trading Financial Credit, LLC)

Link to Apply:  https://www.tfctitleloans.com/tfc-title-loans-scholarship/

How to Apply:  You will be submitting 900 minimum word essay about "My New Business Endeavor:  2020 Scholarship Topic: Pitch us a business plan for a sensational new business endeavor that you consider would be profitable.

Eligibility:  To qualify for TFC Scholarship you must be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate creditable university/college.

Application details:  Along with your essay we also ask that you include: 

  1. Your university name
  2. Class year
  3. Contact Information
  4. Major
  5. A copy of your transcripts (official or unofficial)

Send all materials to:  scholarships@tfctitleloans.com

June 14, 2020 Abbott and Fenner Scholarship - available to all high school juniors and seniors as well as all students currently registered in any accredited post secondary institution (do not click on the download tab; there is not a formal application--just submit the essay to the email listed). 
June 15, 2020

Women Forward in Technology Scholarship - $3,000 - 15 Awards

The Woman Forward in Technology scholarship is to empower women entering the STEM field. The STEM career field workforce is currently only 24% women. We are looking to increase this number by supporting women who are looking to enter the STEM field. Women, both U.S. citizen and non-citizen, who are attending at U.S. accredited university are encouraged to apply for a number of $3,000 scholarships being given out. Applicants can be either undergraduate or graduate students with a minimum GPA of 3.5 and a major in a STEM field.

Amount Awarded - We will provide a number of $3,000 scholarships each year.

Deadline - Applications accepted starting March 1st, 2019 through June 15th, 2020. Winners announced on or around Aug 15th, 2020.

Level - Undergraduate or Graduate

Applicant - Must be accepted into or currently enrolled full-time at an accredited university in the US, in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM) field.

Applications can be found by going to:

https://studentscholarships.org/scholarship/14924#sthash.TydEem8n.dpbs

June 19, 2020 Big Sun Scholarship - All student athletes are eligible regardless of the sport they are engaged in. The student must be a high school senior or be attending a post secondary institute (do not click on the download tab; there is not a formal application--just submit the essay to the email listed).
June 30, 2020

Revive Solutions $750.00 College Scholarship

Based on these statistics and others you find during your research, how would you drive awareness about the importance of CPR and using an AED? Why do you think more people don’t know about this public health epidemic and what creative ways would you introduce more AEDs to the public?

​Once you’ve figured out how you’d drive awareness (and save more lives!), share your proposal with us by submitting either a video (less than 5 minutes) or short essay (less than 1,000 words).

The more innovative and creative your scholarship submission is, the better. Extra points will be awarded for originality and submissions that could work in real life.

Scholarship Details

We are offering a bi-annual (twice a year) scholarship of $750 to eligible students.

To be eligible, you must:

  • Be a legal resident of the U.S

  • Be either a college-bound high school senior or a student currently enrolled in an accredited university

Deadline

​The annual deadlines for all submissions are June 30th, for the Fall scholarship and November 30th for the Winter scholarship.

Please visit this website for more information:  https://www.revive.life/college-scholarship

June 30, 2020

Caring.com - Scholarships for Senior Caregivers

Eligibility Requirements for College Students

The Caring.com Student-Caregiver scholarship is open to full-time college students at an accredited two-or-four year college or university in the United States. Other eligibility requirements include:

  • Applicants must be citizens or Permanent Residents of the United States.
  • Applicants cannot be on academic disciplinary status.
  • Must not be related to or living with any employees of Bankrate, Inc. or Caring, LLC.

Eligibility Requirements for High School Students

Student-caregivers who are still in high school are welcome to apply for the Caring.com Scholarship. Eligible high school applicants must be full-time students and be registered to attend a two-or-four year college or university the semester following their application. Other eligibility requirements include:

  • Applicants must be citizens or Permanent Residents of the United States.
  • Applicants cannot be on academic disciplinary status.
  • Must not be related to or living with any employees of Bankrate, Inc. or Caring, LLC.

https://www.caring.com/caregivers/scholarships-for-student-caregivers

June 30, 2020

Lift Parts Express - $500 - 1 Award

To be eligible for the scholarship a student must:

A) Be a current senior in High School and a legal resident of the United States or Canada

B) Be enrolled or expected to be enrolled by the Fall of 2020

C) Write an essay over this topic:  "Going to college is a big financial commitment. Write an essay that outlines how much you expect to spend to finish your schooling, how you intend to pay for your schooling, and what you expect your job to be once you are finished your schooling." There is no word limit for the essay.

D) Must have a GPA of 3.0 or above.

Applications can be found by going to:

https://forkliftpartsdallas.com/forkliftparts.php

 

***due dates are subject to change***

***Scholarship availability is subject to change***