Below you will find a variety of scholarship databases that offer many public scholarships that students may apply for. Institutional scholarships vary from institution to institution and students may need to explore them as they narrow the college search down. 

Andale High School also offers some district scholarships that students may apply for when they become available. Students, remember to check with the counseling department frequently to see if any new scholarships come open for application. Also be sure to periodically check our website and counseling bulletin board for scholarship information. 

  • Collegeboard.orgTheir scholarship database contains more than 2,300 scholarship opportunities, totaling nearly $6 billion.

 

  • Fastweb.com: Currently have over 1.5 million scholarships worth over $3 billion in their database.

 

  • Scholarships.com: Has more than 2.7 million scholarships worth a total of $19 billion in their database.

 

  • Collegenet.comOperates as a scholarship search engine and social network where students create topics, participate in discussions, and vote on scholarship winners.

 

  • Unigo.com: visit this site for Kansas Scholarships.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

College/ University Scholarship Deadlines:

What is a priority deadline?  A priority deadline is used to encourage early applications.  They do not guarantee acceptance after the priority deadline, but still do accept some applications. 

Fort Hays State University Scholarship Deadline:  Priority Deadline November 1st, Final Deadline: February 15th

 Kansas State University Scholarship Deadline:  November 1st

Emporia State University Financial Aid & Scholarship Deadline: February 1st

Kansas University Scholarship Deadline:  November 1st

Wichita State University Scholarship Deadline:  February 1st

Pittsburg State University:

-January 15th for Honors College Scholarships

-February 1st for Pitt State Scholarships

-March 1st is the application deadline for financial aid.

Hutchinson Community College Scholarship Deadline:  February 15th

Cowley County Community College Scholarship Deadline:  February 15th

 

Kansas Board of Regents Scholarships

Seniors: There are a number of scholarships available through the State. Please click HERE to see all that is available and deadlines.

 

Westar Engergy Scholarships

 

Craft Scholarships:

-A minimum of four craft scholarships will be awarded yearly in the amount of $3,000, renewable for up to two years.

Eligibility Criteria:

-Must be a resident of Kansas or attending a Kansas high school

-Must be an upcoming graduating high school senior or graduated last year

-Must be pursuing a degree in electric power and distribution, power plant technology, wind energy, industrial technology  or other industry-related degrees

-Must be eleigible to obtain a Commercial Drivers License (line worker scholarship only)

-Must enroll as a full-time student in a degree program (does not have to be enrolled prior to scholarship award, but must be a full-time student 

-Maintain a 2.5 GPA during degree program

-If 18, Must be willing to submit to a Motor Vehicle Record Check (drug free with no DUI convictions

-Females and minorities are urges to apply.

Selection Criteria

-Award based primarily on personal interview or job shadow, however;

-Minimum ACT of 18

-Minimum GPA of 2.50

-Volunteer work is also taken into consideration.

How To Apply:

-Applications can be found at WestarEngergy.com and clicking on the “Scholarship Opportunities” under the Community Programs tab located at the bottom of the home page.  

Deadline:

-Applications and essay must be submitted by March 1, 2018 via email to MaryKay.Ulrich@westarenergy.com or via mail at 

                                Westar Energy’s HR Department

                                Attn:  MaryKay Ulrich

                                P.O. Box 889

                                Topeka, KS 66601-0889

 

General Line Worker Scholarship

Line workers are responsible for doing what it takes to safely keep the lights on by working on teh complex electrical systems that power our homes and businesses.  Some of the skills required for these jobs include climbing poles and towers, operating machinery, and working around engergixed conductors in all types of conditions.

Eligibility Requirements:

-Must be a Kansas resident or attending a Kansas high school

-Must be an upcoming graduating high school senior or graduated last year

-Must be pursuing a degree in electric power and distribution, power plant technology, wind energy, industrial technology  or other industry-related degrees

-Must be eleigible to obtain a Commercial Drivers License (line worker scholarship only)

-Must enroll as a full-time student in a degree program (does not have to be enrolled prior to scholarship award, but must be a full-time student 

-Maintain a 2.5 GPA during degree program

-If 18, Must be willing to submit to a Motor Vehicle Record Check (drug free with no DUI convictions

-Females and minorities are urges to apply.

Selection Process

-Submit a completed application and essay by March 1, 2018

-Participate in a personal interview on one of the following dates: March 5-9th

-Attend a mandatory one-day Lineman Prep Day 

More information on WestarEnergy.com

Power Plant Operator/Wind Engery Technician Scholarships

Keeping the lights on 24/7 starts with reliable power generation and the right people to make it happen.  From traditional power plants to wind frams, our power plant professionals and wind energy techcnicians do what it takes to keep our processes running smoothly while maintaining critical equipment to generate electricity in real-time.

Selection Process:

-Submit a completed application and essay by March 1, 2018

-Must attend a mandatory one-day job shadow and participate in a personal interview

Job Shadow:

-One day between March 1 -31, 2018 at one of the followng lacations:

-Power Plant:  Jeffrey Energy Center (St. Mary’s, KS)

-Wind Farm:  Flatridge (Nashville, KS), Central Plains (Marienthal, KS) or Western Plains (Spearville, KS)

Renwick Foundation Scholarship