Scholarship and Grants

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Scholarship and grant information for the 2015-16 academic year 

Maximize your potential to receive additional renewable funding for quality education at Newman University. In order to receive any institutional Newman scholarships or grants you must be a full-time flat-rate student.  Priority Deadline for FA file completion: March 1st

For questions regarding any scholarships or grants please call 316-942-4291 ext 2103 or email nufinaid@newmanu.edu.

Freshman and Transfer Merit Scholarships

Freshman Scholarships

Listed below are scholarships available to incoming freshmen students.

Information on the freshman scholarships is currently being updated. If you have any questions regarding these scholarships please contact nufinaid@newmanu.edu.

Transfer Scholarships

Listed below are scholarships available to incoming transfer students.

Board of Trustees Scholarship

The Board of Trustees Scholarship is $8,000 annually ($32,000 over 4 years).

Requirements

  • 3.3 or above Cumulative Transfer GPA
  • Must maintain 2.75 cumulative GPA

Newman Award

The Newman Award is $5,000 annually ($20,000 over four years).

Requirements

  • 2.0 - 3.29 Cumulative Transfer GPA
  • Must maintain full-time status and Satisfactory Academic Progress

Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship

Newman University recognizes Phi Theta Kappa members by awarding this scholarship. The award is $3,000 annually ($6,000 over 2 years).

Requirements

  • Must be a member of Phi Theta Kappa prior to enrollment with Newman University as a first time transfer student
  • Membership validated on Community College transcripts

Community College Associate Degree Incentive Scholarship

First time transfer students are eligible for a $1,500 scholarship ($3000 over two years) if they have completed a two-year degree from a community college located in Kansas, Texas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Missouri, or Colorado.

Requirements

  • Earned associate degree from a community college
  • Must enroll in a bachelor's degree program
  • Scholarship is not available to students from technical schools or who have already earned a bachelor's degree.

Dual Admissions Scholarship

The dual admissions scholarship is available to students who are transferring from a partner school. The award is $3000 annually ($6000 over two years).

Requirements

  • Students must be accepted and/or enrolled at one of the partner schools.
  • Students must complete the Application for Admission for the year they intend to enroll at Newman University at least two semesters prior to their enrollment as a first time transfer.
  • Students must complete and sign the Dual Admissions/Intent to Enroll Application.

For more information about the Dual Admission Program please visit the dual admission webpage.

WATC Scholarship

Benefits - Scholarship & Co-Advising

Students who participate in the WATC Scholarship Program will receive the following program benefits:

  • Students can apply before or during your final semester at WATC and will have the opportunity to be accepted for a future semester while attending current college. 
  • Students will receive academic advising from both institutions. Students will receive degree audits from Newman University, while attending current two year college. Newman Co-Advisor – Sister JoAnn Mark – ext.2409
  • Students will receive Newman WATC Scholarship of $3000.00 per academic year
  • Renewable scholarship for the following year if a minimum of 2.0 GPA maintained.

Requirements

  • Students with fewer than 24 transferable college credits must have the following:
    • High School GPA higher of 2.0 or higher
    • ACT Composite greater than 18
    • Cumulative College GPA of 2.0 or higher
  • Students with more than 24 transferable college credits must have the following:
    • Cumulative College GPA of 2.0 or higher

To apply for the WATC Scholarship, download, complete, and return the WATC Scholarship Intent to Enroll Form to the admissions department.

Youth Entrepreneurs Scholarship

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Youth Entrepreneurs is a year-long class that teaches business and entrepreneurial education to high school students, providing experiences that help them prosper and become contributing members of society. Newman University will offer up to two scholarships of $3000 each to eligible students as determined by the following guidelines:

  • Scholarship(s) will be awarded annually to a student(s) enrolled full time at Newman.
  • No recipient will be excluded from consideration based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, status as a veteran or disability.
  • Recipients must be graduates of the YE program.
  • Scholarships may not exceed full tuition when combined with other eligible Newman scholarships.
  • Scholarships are contingent upon available funds from Newman.
  • The scholarship office at Newman will administer the scholarship(s) and make the award(s).
  • Recipients will receive an official award letter from Newman.
  • Available to incoming and returning students.
  • The scholarship(s) will not be automatically renewed, but students are welcome to reapply.

External Scholarships

Below is a list of outside scholarships we have been made aware of. Please note - scholarship links are in the order of their deadline and the scholarship write-ups are in alphabetical order. If you need more information about a scholarship, please contact them directly.  

(Click on scholarship heading to learn more)

One-time Scholarships

On-going Scholarships

General Scholarship/Student Resources

Emergency Loan Program

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Commerce Bank Scholarship

NO PURCHASE OR ACCOUNT NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN AND WILL NOT IMPROVE CHANCE OF WINNING. An Eligible STUDENT (defined below) may only enter the sweepstakes one time. Between 12:00:001 a.m. Central Time ("CT") on August 1, 2014 and 11:59:59 p.m. CT on August 31, 2014 enter by registering at www.commercebank.com/scholarship. Entries must include complete name, age, mailing address, email address, phone number and entrant's post-secondary educational institution in order to be valid. Multiple entries generated by means of software or other automated or mechanical processes will be disregarded at the sole discretion of Sponsor. Limit one (1) entry per Eligible Student, regardless of method of entry.

Eligibility: To be eligible, you must be 18 years of age at the time of entry and student enrolled, full time or part time (at least 6 hours), in a post-secondary educational institution, including junior colleges and vocational schools, at the time of entry (an “Eligible Student”). Employees of Commerce Branch-shares, Inc., Commerce Bank retail locations, Sallie Mae, Inc. (the “Prize Provider”), and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates or agents and their immediate family (parents, spouse, brother, sister or children) and individuals living in the same household of each of the foregoing are not eligible to enter or win. Void in New York, Rhode Island and Florida.

Award: Five (5) winners will be randomly selected, each to receive $1000 to be awarded directly to their post-secondary education institution, as detailed below

Deadline: August 31, 2014

For more information please visithttp://www.commercebank.com/scholarshipgiveaway/

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The Clubs of America Scholarship Award for Career Success

Clubs of America proudly invites all eligible students to apply by writing an essay about how their current courses will help them achieve success in their careers. This $1500 annual scholarship will help students consider their aspirations as well as ease the burden of the costs of higher education.

Eligibility: Eligible students should write an essay of no fewer than 800 words about their career aspirations and how their current course load will help them achieve success in their careers. Where do you see yourself 10 years from now? Thinking outside the box is encouraged! Email their essay as a .doc or .pdf attachment to: scholarship@greatclubs.com YouTube submissions are optional, although not required. Video should be no longer than 5 minutes. (Essays submitted via YouTube must also be submitted in writing.)

Award: $1000

Deadline: August 31, 2014

For more information please visithttp://www.greatclubs.com/scholarship-award-for-career-success.asp

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Barbara Rhomberg Excellence in Scholarship

The Barbara Rhomberg Excellence in Nursing Scholarship, sponsored by B4 Brands, is awarded each year to non-traditional, full time students pursuing undergraduate degrees in nursing. All scholarship winners receive a non-renewable scholarship of $1,000 payable directly to the institution in which they are enrolled. Undergraduate nursing programs are those offering an associate or bachelor’s degree in nursing. Non-traditional students are those students who postponed the pursuit of a college degree after high school, or had their college careers interrupted, and instead entered the workforce, or military or fulfilled a family or non-profit obligation.

Eligibility: To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria: Enrolled in a full time undergraduate nursing program working toward an associate or bachelor’s degree Non-traditional student, defined as a student that did not immediately continue their education after high school (at least a 3-year gap between high school and enrollment in a college or university)

Award: $1000

Deadline: August 31, 2014

For more information please visithttp://www.b4brands.com/nursing-scholarship/

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Mobility Disability Scholarship

This scholarship will apply to students this year who have excelled academically and those who have a regard for disability awareness in America. All academic applicants who meet the criteria are welcome to submit their application to this year’s Karman Healthcare Scholarship Fund. The Karman Healthcare Scholarship Fund now provides students with the opportunity to earn two $500 scholarships per year*. This year the theme is to create a presentation of why disability awareness is important. The entries can include essays, and poems.

Eligibility: Must be currently enrolled at an accredited college, or university in the U.S.,Aged sixteen (16) years or older,open to all college, and university students with a mobility disability who use a wheelchair, or other mobility devices on a regular basis. Maintain a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 2.5 (or equivalent) Standard 8.5 in. x 11 in. sheet of paper to submit your entry if you are mailing in your submission.

Award: TWO $500 scholarships awarded to TWO students **There is a limit of one scholarship per student per year, any student can win the scholarship only once in the same year**

Deadline: September 1st, 2014

For more information please visithttp://www.karmanhealthcare.com/scholarships/

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Aaron Seever Sales Scholarship

In the late 1990’s, Bulwark Exterminating was founded on the principles of honest and dedicated salesmanship. After breaking nearly every sales record for a national pest control company, Aaron Seever and his brothers took their experience in business, sales and the pest control industry and created Bulwark, now one of the largest privately owned pest control companies in the nation. “Sales is not about talking somebody’s ear off or cornering them into agreeing with you,” said Bulwark Co-Founder Aaron Seever. “The goal of sales should be to properly educate and inform the consumer. In this day in age, true salesmanship seems to be a lost art.”

Eligibility: The applications and essays will be reviewed by Bulwark’s marketing department and one winner will be declared during the course of each academic semester, both fall and spring. Any and all current students of accredited universities and colleges are welcomed to apply. Qualified candidates will have a proven record of high quality sales, considering both volume and frequency. Competitive candidates should be able to describe how their own creativity, honesty and determination brought sizable revenue or client agreements to their employer, as well as how they intend to further their sales skills into their future careers. “The world of business is built on sales,” said Seever. “High quality salesmen and women are the most underrated employees we have in our country. They are the faces and voices of our brands. They are just not selling a product. They are selling the value and experience of our companies in a one-on-one relationship building experience.”

Award: $500 and an iPad Mini.

Deadline: September 30, 2014

For more information please visit http://www.bulwarkpestcontrol.com/scholarship.php

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Jan Egerton and Don Smitley Mesothelioma Scholarship

As a way to give back to the community, MesotheliomaHelp.org is currently hosting its third $10,000 Annual Scholarship essay contest to help spread awareness of the life threatening disease mesothelioma. We are giving out ten (10) scholarships to deserving students in colleges and universities throughout the United States. It is our hope to help the educational efforts of students while raising awareness for mesothelioma and its cure. ”

Eligibility: We believe it is important to get the facts out about mesothelioma and asbestos exposure, and especially, to help educate young Americans by researching and writing about one of the below topics: A mesothelioma survivor’s personal story. A history of asbestos use in America. The latest developments in the treatment of mesothelioma. The essay must be no fewer than 750 and no more than 1,500 words long”

Award: The ten scholarship amounts are as follows, and will be distributed after the winners have been notified on November 24th, 2014. $5,000 – First Prize $2,500 – Second Prize $1,250 – Third Prize $500 – Fourth Prize $250 – Fifth Prize $100 – Honorable Mention (there are 5 Honorable Mention awards)

Deadline: Oct. 7, 2014

For more information please visit http://www.mesotheliomahelp.org/scholarship-contest/

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National Transport Car Shipping Scholarship

We would like to present a scholarship to students looking to further their education, and illustrate to National Transport how their ideas can impact the world on a larger scale. We understand that tuition rates are only raising and want to do everything in our power help make education more accessible. This is why National Transport would like to offer up to $1,000 to the winner of our “Road to Success” Scholarship program. ”

Eligibility: You must be at least 18 years or older to enter. You must be an American citizen, and either enrolled in or accepted to an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited University, College or Trade School during the 2014 year.”

Award: $1,000

Deadline: Oct. 7, 2014

For more information please visit http://www.nationaltransportllc.com/scholarship-program/

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GIVA Corporate Student Scholarship

Giva, Inc., a technology company located in Silicon Valley, is excited to offer its semi-annual $1,000 student scholarship! Giva's corporate student scholarship and grant award is for anyone attending a college or university and is aimed at assisting undergraduate or graduate students further their education. There is no specific course of study or major required.

Eligibility: All students, regardless of major, currently attending a college or university degree program either full or part-time are eligible and encouraged to apply. The award is for school tuition so the scholarship check will be written out to the student's educational institution. Giva employees, family relatives and vendors are not eligible. All eligible students will be required to compose a thoughtful essay between 500 – 1,000 words answering the question: “How will you use your talents and education to make the world a better place for future generations? What are your career and personal goals and why?” Award winners are required to perform some community service volunteer work.

Award: $1000

Deadline: December 1, 2014, SCHOLARSHIP AWARD DATE February 15

For more information please visithttp://www.givainc.com/scholarships/

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Look Twice, Save a Life

InsuranceProviders.com is proud to introduce a new scholarship promoting motorcycle safety among students. The Look Twice, Save A Life Scholarship of $1,000 is awarded to any student who is currently attending or planning to attend college or some form of higher education. The scholarship will be awarded on an annual basis for the Spring semester. The deadline to apply is December, 1st. 1.Create a form of social awareness that inspires other students to focus on Looking Twice for Motorcycle Safety. This can be a video, artwork, essay or anything that would engage other students to focus on safe driving. 2.Once you have completed Step 1, please proceed to filling out the application in our contact form below. 3.Submit a link to your video, artwork, essay or creative element of your choice in the final step of the application form.

Eligibility: Current college student or anyone planning on attending college (or another form of higher education) in the upcoming school year. ◦Student must have a valid driver’s license.

Award: $1000

Deadline: December 1, 2014,

For more information please visithttp://www.insuranceproviders.com/look-twice-save-a-life-scholarship/

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Emitations Scholarship - Women in Business Scholarship

Emitations.com is known for making trendy, classic and beautiful jewelry accessible to people of all income levels. Through in-depth market trend research and customer collaboration, we are able to offer 5000 sku's of silver jewelry that is both affordable and accessible to the general public. Emitations.com is pleased to offer the opportunity to apply for it scholarship program, for those meeting the eligiblity requirements, to assist in funding the cost of higher education.

Eligibility:

Applicant must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident of the United States, may not be an employee of Marketing Advantages International, Inc. and must meet one of the following 2 criteria:

      1. Incoming freshman:
        Applicant must be a current high school student, graduating or earning a GED between January 1, 2014 and June 30, 2014 and have a cumulative high school grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale and must have taken either the ACT or SAT test. If selected, the winner must provide proof of enrollment at an accredited American college or university, provide original proof of ACT or SAT score, and provide original high school transcript.
      2. Current freshman, sophomores, juniors, seniors and graduate students:
        Applicant must have a cumulative college grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4-point scale, and be enrolled full-time at an accredited American college or university between November 30, 2013 and December 14, 2014. If selected, the winner must provide original college transcript from accredited American college or university.

Award: $1000

Deadline: December 14, 2014

For more information http://www.emitations.com/scholarship.html

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Broker Fish Scholarship

BrokerFish.com helps people from all over the world find and buy international health insurance that's perfect for their needs. As an international company, we also want to help students like you to realize the potentially life-changing impact that studying can have both personally and professionally. FREE to enter, the 2015 scholarship program is designed to help you save money during the academic year and help with your path to a successful future. Created for high school and university students, now is the time to take advantage of this limited offer to lower your tuition and achieve your academic and career goals!

Eligibility:

Full-time students of any nationality who are pursuing a "degree", "diploma" or equivalent program by an accredited institution of higher education. If graduating secondary / high school, you must have been accepted into an accredited institution of higher education. Employees of academic institutions and their family members are not eligible.


  • Write a 500-1,000 word essay entitled: "The Importance of International Health Insurance for Expatriates." and 2) include a photograph that captures the thrust of your essay. The essay should focus on why international health insurance is so important for people when studying, working or retired away from their home country. 3) We also need to make sure the scholarship goes to a qualified student so you also need to provide proof of admission / enrollment in your accredited institution of higher education. For example, if you're graduating high-school and you've been accepted into university, we need to see proof that you have been accepted. Once ready, email all three to scholarships@brokerfish.com with subject line: "2015 BrokerFish Spring Scholarship". Best of luck!

Award: $1000

Deadline: December 21, 2014

For more information http://www.brokerfish.com/2015-spring-university-scholarship

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Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers' Single Mother Scholarship

Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers believes in the empowerment of single mothers through education. Education has the power to open doors for single mothers and even their children. Having a degree or certification can enable a woman to expand her lifetime earning potential, increase her gross income, and provide her with better job opportunities. To apply for a scholarship from RIL, write a 500+ word essay on the advantages of going back to school while caring for your children as a mother. How do you believe motherhood has helped prepare you for the challenges that you will face as a student? Examples may include the ability to succeed in time management skills, ability to listen carefully to others and ability to effectively manage multiple priorities. Craft your essay and explain your answer. Rosenfeld Injury Lawyers will review applications and award 2 applicants with a $1,000 scholarship each. The scholarship may be used to cover school-related expenses, such as tuition fees, registration costs, supplies and books.

Eligibility: Enrollment in an accredited high school, college or university in the U.S. Must be a mother who is attending school Maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of a minimum of 3.0 Applications must be received by December 5, 2014 Winner will be notified via email on or before January 15, 2015


Award: Two applicants receive $1000

Deadline: December 5, 2014

For more information https://www.rosenfeldinjurylawyers.com/articles/single-mother-scholarship

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Smith Scholarship Program

Smith Monitoring introduced the SMART+ HOME® system to the home security industry in 2009. Since then Smith has seen rapid growth and interest in home automation systems.Through today’s smart devices, such as smart phones and tablets, we have now been able to turn homes ‘smart’ by controlling appliances, lights, garage door, electronics, locks, cameras and security simply with a touch of finger; literally putting the power in your hands. We want to give one lucky student the opportunity to voice their opinion and write a short essay based on the topic below in return for a $1000 scholarship.

Eligibility: To qualify the entrant must submit an 800 word (minimum) essay based on the topic "5 Benefits of Home Automation”

Award: $1000.

Deadline: December 31, 2014

For more information please visit http://www.smithmonitoring.com/scholarship/

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JustNebulizer.com Respiratory Care Scholarship

JustNebulizers.com will be awarding a $1,000 scholarship to a college student with a chronic respiratory condition. To apply, send us a creative video under three minutes long answering the questions: How has living with a respiratory condition molded who you are? And, what advice would you give to others in your shoes?

Eligibility: Any student with a respiratory condition such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, chronic bronchitis, or COPD”

Award: $1000.

Deadline: December 31, 2014

For more information please visit http://justnebulizers.com/respiratory-care-scholarship

ACLS Medical Training Scholarship

ACLS Medical Training is interested in hearing how you think about providing emergency medical care. You are entering a profession in which you may be called upon to provide basic life support, advanced cardiovascular life support, or pediatric advanced life support. Are you excited? Is this scary? How will you handle the situation when the time comes? If you have already performed lifesaving techniques, what was it like? Did you use the skills you were taught? There are no correct answers—we are looking for honest, compelling essays. Write an essay, between 500 and 1000 words, on one the following topics: If you have assisted someone in a life support situation, describe your role in the process, the emotions or feelings that you experienced, and how the situation was resolved. If you have not assisted someone in a life support situation, describe how you have prepared (mentally and/or physically) to respond when the event arises. Consider and describe what it might be like to provide basic or advanced life support in an emergency.

Eligibility: Any high school senior or college student is eligible to apply. Preference to those currently enrolled in a nationally accredited Nursing school Medical school Pharmacy school Dental school Respiratory therapy program Paramedic program Emergency medical technician program Must not be an employee of or immediately related to any employee of ACLS Medical Training”

Award: One top award winner who will receive a $1,000 unrestricted scholarship (unrestricted means you can buy pizza with the award instead of books if you want—the check is in your name)Two runners-up will receive one complimentary pass to the ACLS Medical Training certification program of their choice (BLS, ACLS, or PALS) valued at $275.

Deadline: December 31, 2014

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College Scholarships

You will find links to more than 40 free, online scholarship search sites listing thousands of scholarships and financial aid awards worth billions of dollars.

For more information please visit www.college-scholarships.com.

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Jack Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship makes it possible for the nation’s top community college students to complete their bachelor’s degrees by transferring to a four-year college or university. The Foundation provides up to $30,000 per year to each of approximately 60 deserving students selected annually, making it the largest private scholarship for two-year and community college transfer students in the country.

Eligibility:To be eligible for the program, students must be nominated by the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Faculty Representative at their two-year institution. Students cannot apply directly to the Foundation. Each two-year college may nominate up to four students (depending upon institution enrollment) each year to be considered for the scholarship.

Awards:The maximum award available per student is $30,000 per year.

For more information please call 1-800-310-4053 or visit: www.jkcf.org.

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FinAid.org - The Smart Student's Guide to Financial Aid

A comprehensive financial aid Web site with information about outside scholarships, financial aid and other important issues facing today's college students.

For more information please visit www.finaid.org.

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Catholic Foundation of Oklahoma

Each year, the Catholic Foundation awards college scholarships to approximately 70 students from throughout the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City. While all Scholarships are awarded regardless of the college or university chosen by the applicant - students attending a Catholic university receive three times the customary Catholic Foundation award of $1000 per year.

Eligibility: Scholarship recipients are determined based on financial need, academic achievement, and service to church and community. The recipient must be a full time student and a permanent resident of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City. Scholarships are awarded for up to 4 years of undergraduate study as long as the student maintains a 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Award: In addition to scholarships awarded from the Catholic Foundation Endowment Fund, special scholarships are awarded to students through several Named Funds at the Foundation. The Helen R. Hall Nursing scholarship is offered to students who meet the above criteria and are enrolled in a 2-year or 4-year nursing program. And the Bob Little Pastoral Musician's scholarship will be awarded to eligible students planning a career in music ministry.

For an application please contact The Catholic Foundation Office at P.O. Box 32180, Oklahoma City, OK 73123, call (405)721-4115 or e-mail tboothe@catharchdioceseokc.org.

For more information please visit http://cfook.org/programsevents/college-scholarship-program.

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Forty and Eight Voiture 58 du Kansas

The scholarship is only for the Senior year of nurses training and may be used to financially assist the student in any way he/she may require. Applicant must maintain minimum standards set by the school in which he/she is enrolled.

For more information please visit http://www.ksfortyandeight.org/index_files/Page308.htm or please call Susan Livingston(316)214-8818.

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Gilman International Scholarship Program

The Gilman International Scholarship Program offers grants for U.S. citizen undergraduate students of limited financial means to pursue academic studies abroad. Such international study is intended to better prepare U.S. students to assume significant roles in an increasingly global economy and interdependent world.

Eligibility: Applicant must be receiving a Pell grant. Must be applying or accepted to a study abroad program that is not in Cuba or any country on the State Department’s current Travel Warning list.

Awards: 777 scholarships of up to $5,000 will be awarded this academic year for U.S. citizen undergraduates to study abroad.

For more information please visit: www.iie.org/programs/gilman/index.html.

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Hispanic Scholarship Fund

The Hispanic Scholarship Fund (HSF) is the nation's leading Hispanic scholarship organization, providing the Hispanic community more college scholarships and educational outreach support than any other organization in the country. In its 34 year history, the Hispanic Scholarship Fund has awarded close to $280M in scholarships to more than 90,000 students in need. Two-thirds of these students were the first in their families to go to college.

For more information please visit http://www.hsf.net/.

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(The) International Scholarship Search

The International Scholarship Search is the premier financial aid, college scholarship and international scholarship resource for students wishing to study abroad.

For more information please visit: www.internationalscholarships.com/

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Jack Cooke College Scholarship

The Foundation will award approximately 60 scholarships to outstanding students each year. Each award will cover a portion of educational expenses, including tuition, living expenses, and other required fees, and books for the final two to three years of the baccalaureate degree. Every scholarship varies, depending on the cost of attendance and other scholarships or grants received.

Eligibility:At a minimum, applicants must: - Plan to graduate from a U.S. high school in spring 2014 - Intend to enroll in an accredited 4-year college beginning in fall 2014 - Earn a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.5 or above - Receive standardized test scores in the top 15%: SAT combined score of 1200 or above (must test by October 5, 2013) and/or ACT composite score of 26 or above (must test by September 21, 2013) - Demonstrate significant unmet financial need. We will consider applicants with family income up to $95,000. However, we anticipate that a majority of scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive a Pell grant.

Awards:The maximum award available per student is $30,000 per year.

For more information please call 1-800-310-4053 or visit: www.jkcf.org.

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KAARME

Kaarme is a networking and information site where high-school students connect with higher education. Students, athletes, parents and counselors use Kaarme's tools to reach out to prospective schools and scholarships, engaging in two-way communication with college admissions officers, coaches and counselors.

For more information please visit http://kaarme.com/find_scholarships.

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Kansas Board of Regents Dependents of Deceased Public Safety Officers Assistance Program

K.S.A. 75-4364 provides an opportunity for dependents of certain public safety officers who died as a result of injuries sustained in the line of duty to enroll in Kansas post secondary educational institutions without payment of tuition or fees.

Eligibility: Public safety officer is defined by the statute to include law enforcement officers, firefighters and emergency medical services attendants. Dependent is defined to include a birth child, adopted child or stepchild OR any child other than the foregoing who was actually dependent in whole or in part on a public safety officer AND who is related to the public safety officer by marriage or consanguinity. Persons, who can establish that they were dependents of deceased public safety officers, even if the deaths preceded the effective date of the legislation, are eligible. Acceptable forms of documentation include, among others, birth and death certificates, news reports and obituaries. If the deceased public safety officer was an emergency medical services attendant, a copy of the certificate from the Emergency Medical Services Board is required.

Award Amount: Cost of tuition and fees, please note the student will be responsible for other charges associated with the student’s academic program and living costs, such as books and room and board.

Please visit http://www.kansasregents.org/resources/PDF/643-DeceasedPublicSafety.pdf for more information and to apply.

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Kansas Board of Regents Foster Child Education Assistance Program

Senate Bill 85 provides an opportunity for foster care children in the custody of the Kansas Department of Social & Rehabilitation Services and in a foster care placement; at age 18; or in foster care placement while graduating from high school or completing their General Educational Development (GED) prior to their 18th birthday; or adopted from foster care after the age of 16; or guardianship subject to chapter 38 or 59 of K.S.A. from foster care placement on or after age 16 to enroll in Kansas educational institutions without payment of tuition. This program provides for undergraduate enrollment of eligible applicant through the semester applicant attains 23 years of age. Enrollment without charge of tuition will be possible at Kansas educational institutions including: area vocational schools, area vocational-technical schools, community colleges, the municipal university, state educational institutions or technical colleges.

Eligibility: Eligible applicant enrolls in a Kansas educational institution on or after July 1, 2006; and the applicant was in custody of the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services and in a foster care placement on the date such applicant reached 18 years of age; or prior to age 18 graduated from high school or fulfilled the requirements for a GED while in foster care placement and custody of the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services; or adopted from a foster care placement on or after applicant’s 16th birthday; or left a foster care placement subject to a guardianship under chapter 38 or 59 of the K.S.A. on or after applicant’s 16th birthday. The Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services Central Office must verify the applicant’s eligibility status prior to enrollment.

Award Amount: Cost of tuition, please note the student will be responsible for other charges associated with the student’s academic program and living costs, such as books and room and board.

Please visit http://www.kansasregents.org/resources/PDF/641-2010FosterCareWaiverApp8AFCEdassistanceapplication.pdf for more information and to apply.

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Kansas Sunflower Mensa

Eligibility: Applicant must be enrolled, for the academic year following the award, in a degree program in an accredited American institute of post-secondary education and be a resident of the area of a participating local group of American Mensa.

Award: Awards made in amounts ranging from $300 to $1000

For more information please visit www.us.mensa.org.

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Navy ROTC Nurse Scholarship Program

The Navy has many opportunities for young men and women interested in careers in nursing and healthcare. The following information on will help you to determine if you qualify for this challenging area of Naval service.

For more information please visit http://www.military.com/ROTC/1,15281,nrotc_nurse_programs,,00.html/

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P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education Grant

Need-based grant for educational expenses, tuition, books, transportation, childcare. Students interested in applying for this grant are requested to write a letter stating their educational goals, eligibility and need.

Eligibility: U.S. or Canadan citizen studying in U.S.

Award: $3000

For more information please visit http://www.peointernational.org/sites/www.peointernational.org/files/pce-info-card-7-28-2010_WEB.pdf

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Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarships

Currently there are three types of scholarships being offered for study abroad programs. Each has it’s own requirements and guidelines.

For more information please visit: http://www.rotary.org/en/StudentsAndYouth/EducationalPrograms/AmbassadorialScholarships/Pages/ridefault.aspx

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SMART Scholarship

The premier scholarship program supporting the education of America's future scientists and engineers.

Eligibility: Awarded to students who demonstrated ability and special aptitude in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields. Applicants may be undergraduate, graduate, and doctorial students. Applicants must be enrolled, accepted or seeking acceptance at a U.S. college. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and are United States citizens.

Award: Full tuition, cash awards, health insurance, book allowance, summer internships

For more information please visit http://SMART.ASEE.org

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Society of Professional Journalist Kansas Chapter – Heaton-Perry Memorial Scholarship

The Heaton-Perry Scholarship, worth $1,000, is in memory of former journalists Robert Heaton and Martin Perry. Heaton was a Wichita Eagle-Beacon reporter whose undercover investigation of the Ku Klux Klan earned a Pulitzer Prize nomination. He died in a 1981 car accident. Perry, a Wichitan, was managing editor and editorial page editor of the Wichita Beacon. He died of a heart attack in 1967.

Eligibility: College juniors and seniors are eligible. Sophomores may apply, designating the award for their junior year. Applicants do not have to be journalism or communication majors, but they must demonstrate a strong and sincere interest in print journalism, broadcast journalism or photojournalism. Applicants must carry a 2.5 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale), and be enrolled in and pass six hours of college credit or more.

Award: The winner of the scholarship will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

For more information please visit: http://www.spj.org/kansas/scholarships.html

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Society of Professional Journalist Kansas Chapter – Michael Bates Memorial Scholarship

The Michael Bates Memorial Scholarship is named in memory of former Associated Press journalist Mike Bates. Bates covered central and western Kansas specializing in agricultural reporting. During his lengthy career, Bates covered the 1991 tornado that devastated Andover, the Karen Silkwood trial, and the six-week Wichita abortion protests in 1991. Bates was president of the Kansas Professional Chapter of SPJ at the time of his death in 1996.

Eligibility: College juniors and seniors are eligible. Sophomores may apply, designating the award for their junior year. Applicants do not have to be journalism or communication majors, but they must demonstrate a strong and sincere interest in print journalism, broadcast journalism or photojournalism. Applicants must carry a 3.0 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale), be enrolled in and pass 12 hours of college credit, and participate in outside journalism-related activities demonstrated by involvement in student or trade organizations and/or student or other news organizations or publications.

Award: The winner of the scholarship will receive a $1,500 scholarship; in addition they will also receive financial help on transportation and registration to the Society of Professional Journalists national convention.

For more information please visit: www.spj.org/kansas/scholarships.html

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Society of Professional Journalist Kansas Chapter – Newsroom Diversity Scholarship

The Newsroom Diversity Scholarship for a student from a racial minority group, who attends any Kansas college or university and has a strong interest in journalism.

Eligibility: College juniors and seniors are eligible. Sophomores may apply, designating the award for their junior year. Applicants do not have to be journalism or communication majors, but they must demonstrate a strong and sincere interest in print journalism, broadcast journalism or photojournalism. Applicants must carry a 2.5 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale), and be enrolled in and pass six hours of college credit or more.

Award: The winner of the scholarship will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

For more information please visit: www.spj.org/kansas/scholarships.html

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StudentsScholarships.org

Kansas' Leading Source for Finding Scholarship Money.

For more information please visit www.studentscholarships.org.

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United Tribes of Kansas and Southeast Nebraska – Workforce Investment Act Program (WIA)

WIA allows the eligible client to attend a vocational or higher education training program in a skill that has a labor market demand. Students can receive tuition, books, and fees not covered by a Pell Grant or scholarship.

Eligibility: Must be American Indian or Alaskan Native or Hawaiian Native and economically disadvantaged or unemployed or underemployed. Must be a resident of Richardson County, Nebraska or one of the 78 eligible Counties in Kansas or one of the 23 eligible Counties in Missouri.

Applications for the program can be obtained by calling Angela Hunzeker, Job Developer, at 888-313-5872 or 785-595-3294.

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WyzAnt - Tutoring, Teaching and Coaching

WyzAnt is a nationwide tutoring service with tutors all across the country, including over 35 in the Wichita area.

Eligibility: The WyzAnt essay scholarship is available for college-bound students, as well as current college students up to the junior level.

Award: $6000

For more information please visit www.wyzant.com/Scholarships/.

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Yuma Rehabilitation Hospital Loan Repayment for Occupational Therapy Assistant Students

Yuma Rehabilitation Hospital is located in Yuma, Arizona and they are looking for students who have graduated with occupational therapy degrees to work for them. In return they offer a $5,000 sign-on bonus and $5,000 towards student loans.

For more information please contact Holly Gossen, Director of Clinical Services for Yuma Rehabilitation Hospital, at 928-314-8811.

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American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

Student Emergency Loan Information: If you are currently enrolled in a nurse anesthesia program and have encountered an unexpected occurrence for which you need a loan and have exhausted all other sources, AANA does offer one-time loans. In order to qualify for such a loan, among other criteria you must be an associate member of the AANA and have been a student in a program for at least one year.

If you have any questions, please contact Mary Collins at the AANA Foundation. Her phone number is 847-692-7050, ext. 3071.

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American Indian Council

The American Indian Council offers services in the areas of Referrals, Job Search Resources, GED Attainment, Classroom Training, Career Development, Academic Counseling, Tuition Assistance, Living Assistance Stipend, On-The-Job Training, and Work Experience, for eligible American Indians.

For information on the Indian Employment and Training Program offered through The American Indian Council please contact Sherol Williams at 316-266-8600 or 316-266-8656.

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DegreeDirectory.org

Several scholarships available for a wide array of degree programs.

For more information please visit http://degreedirectory.org/pages/scholarship_home.html.

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SchoolSoup.com

the largest on-line database of scholarships for students pursuing a post-secondary education with over 250,000 College specific and Private scholarships listed.

For more information please visit http://schoolsoup.com/scholarship-directory

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