Chapter IQ P.E.O. Scholarship

P.E.O. is an international organization known as a “philanthropic educational organization” whose primary purpose is the promotion of educational opportunities for women.

Applications are available in Senior Mailboxes.

Due to Mrs. Smith by March 29, 2017


ACT Power Prep Workshop

When: Wednesday, March 7st from 8:00am-12:30pm
Where: Waverly Community
Cost: $45, $25 (Parents) + 20 (covered by Ms. Baird)

As your students know the April 14 ACT Test that is offered here in Burlingame is coming up. (Deadline to sign up for is March 3rd, limited spaces are available). In an effort to help students get the best scores they can, we are again partnering with Waverly to offer –  ACT Power Prep session in Waverly. The cost is $45 for each student and that cost does cover lunch. As a way to get as many students as possible to attend this Prep session, Ms. Baird has agreed to pay $20 for each student going, so the cost to each parent is just $25 per student. There is a sign up sheet on my window for students to sign up on, by February 26th and bring $25 cash or check made out to BHS (we will write one check from the school) and return the signed permission slip.
To register for the go to  Also, you do not need to add the plus writing portion when registering.
Please let me know if you have any questions!


Westar Energy Craft Scholoarship

This scholarship is for students wanting to pursue a degree in the Electrical and Power Field.


This information can also be found on Westar Energy’s corporate website ( by clicking on “scholarship opportunities” which is located at the bottom left hand side of the home page under “Community Programs.”  Deadline to apply is March 1, 2018.


Here is the direct link to the scholarship information:


Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or contact Bridget Fitzwater at the Ellis Foundation at  The Ellis Foundation works directly with us, and is our scholarship administrator.  They also work with Kansas high school counselors in and around our service territories to fill our community scholarships.

Nursing Scholarship

I’d like to make your students aware of a scholarship opportunity. has just launched its fourth annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. Our website will award a $1,000 scholarship to a future nurse in the high school graduating class of 2018.
We will award this scholarship to the applicant who best demonstrates:
+ A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics
+ A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare
This scholarship competition is open to all high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs. Scholarship applications will be accepted until midnight on August 31, 2018.
Interested students may visit and click the banner on the right-hand side of the website’s homepage. Here they’ll find detailed scholarship information and the official application form.

Pottroff & Karlin Law Firm are proud to offer a generous $1,000.00 scholarship

To apply go to:

Requirements for the Pottroff & Karlin Law Firm 2018 Scholarship

  • The scholarship must be submitted, in full, by August 1, 2018. LATE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
  • Applications for scholarship can be submitted by any high school senior or college freshman from the United States.
  • A student aid report showing income status of your household must be attached for application to be considered.
  • Must have a minimum G.P.A. of 3.0.
  • A transcript must be attached with counselor or school representative signature for application to be considered.
  • This scholarship is a one time scholarship worth $1,000. It will be awarded September 1, 2018.
  • Although not required, applicants are encouraged to submit recommendation letters and/or resumes to substantiate their application.