KU – The True Gentlemen Leadership Scholarship Deadline Extended to January 31st

The True Gentlemen Leadership Scholarship

The True Gentlemen Leadership Scholarship focuses on our core values which includes leadership, scholarship, service and integrity.  Applicants do not have to be a member of a fraternity.

 

The deadline for application is

now extended to January 31, 2013  

 

Applying for the scholarships is easy.

You can visit the Sigma Alpha Epsilon website at  www.ksalpha.net/scholarship and click APPLY NOW.

 

Questions?  Contact scholarship@ksalpha.net.

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College Goal Sunday – Free help filling out the FAFSA

For more information: http://www.collegegoal.org/

Need money for college?
Sunday, February 24, 2013

If you’re here, you’ve probably been considering a college education. And if you’re like most people, you’ve probably been wondering how you are going to pay for it. We can help!

The first step in the college financial aid process is to complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Need help completing the FAFSA? On one afternoon each year, College Goal Sunday stages help sessions at different sites across the state of Kansas. Locations listed below, Emporia and Topeka are the closest for us. Come and go as you please between 2 and 4 p.m. to meet with financial aid professionals and get hands-on help with the FAFSA.

BRING the things you’ll need

In order to complete the FAFSA at the College Goal Sunday Program, you and your parents will need the following:

  • Social Security number (can be found on Social Security card)
  • Driver’s license (if any)
  • 2012 income tax return (if completed)
  • 2012 W-2 Forms and other records of money earned
  • 2012 untaxed income records – Social Security, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, welfare, or veterans benefits records
  • Your latest bank statement
  • 2012 business and investment mortgage information, business and farm records, stock, bond, and other investment records
  • Your alien registration card (if you are not a U.S. citizen)

This program is free. It’s a service supported by the Lumina Foundation and coordinated by the Kansas Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (KASFAA). The annual event is sponsored by USA Funds and Lumina Foundation for Education.

 

Locations:

Emporia
Emporia High School
Library
3302 W. 18th Avenue

Topeka
Washburn University
Henderson Learning Resources Center, Room 100
1850 SW Jewell Avenue

Westar Energy Lineman Scholarship 2013

Applications can be found at http://www.westarenergy.com by following the Career Link in the upper right corner, and then click the tab
labeled Career Resources, which will expand to show a link labeled Scholarship Opportunities.

Scholarship Amount: $2,000 (renewable for up to two years)
Number of Scholarships Available
 1 General Line Worker Scholarship
 1 Female Line Worker Scholarship (if applicable)
Scholarship Eligibility Requirements
 Must be a resident of Kansas
 Must be a graduating High School Senior or equivalent or recent High School Graduate or equivalent
 Must pursue a degree in Electric Power and Distribution in Kansas
 Must be eligible to obtain a Commercial Drivers License
 Must enroll as a full-time student in degree program (does not have to be enrolled prior to scholarship award, but must be a
full-time student in degree program to receive award)
 Must maintain 2.5 G.P.A during degree program
 If 18, must be willing to submit to a Motor Vehicle Records Check (drug free with no DUI convictions)
Program Selection Process
Consideration for a Line Worker Scholarship will be given to applicants who:
 Submit a completed application and essay by March 15, 2013
 If selected, must attend one-day Climbing Camp
 Complete a Job Fit Survey (given during camp)
 Participate in a personal interview (given during camp)
Camp Date: April 5, 2013
Camp Location: Professional Development Center, 801 NE US Highway 24, Topeka, KS
How to Apply

Interested students must submit a completed application and essay by March 15, 2013 via mail to:
Westar Energy’s Human Resources Department
Attn: MaryKay Ulrich
P.O. Box 889
Topeka, KS 66601-0889
or via e-mail to:
MaryKay.Ulrich@westarenergy.com
Additional benefits for scholarship recipients include access to a professional mentor through both the Ellis Foundation and Westar
Energy, an opportunity for direct placement into a technical school program, and a potential opportunity for an internship and/or
employment with Westar Energy. Direct placement into a technical school program is restricted to specific schools.

2013 Kansas Electric Cooperative Youth Tour Essay Lyon‐Coffey Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Eligibility: High school juniors who reside in the Lyon‐Coffey Electric service territory.  
Students must provide cooperative account number with application.

2013 Kansas Electric Cooperative
Youth Tour Essay
Lyon‐Coffey Electric Cooperative, Inc.
1013 N 4th, P.O. Box 229  Burlington, Kansas  66839  620‐364‐2116
Contest Details
Essay Topic: Students will write their essay on the topic:
“What are the biggest energy issues facing your generation?’
Assignment: Contestants should submit a 600‐1000 word, typed, original, creative essay on the topic.  
Please complete the last page of this packet and use it as your cover page for your essay.  
Please do not put your name on any part of your essay, only on the cover sheet.
Resources: This packet contains mere options as places to find information about Lyon‐Coffey Electric
as well as places to look up past Youth Tour winners.  Please use all resources you have
that you find helpful in your essay.  You are welcome to interview any past Youth Tour
winners, please include them at the end of the essay in a bibliography or works cited page.  
Some website resources you may find helpful:
 Touchstone Energy http://www.touchstoneenergy.com
 National Rural Electric Cooperative Association http://www.nreca.org
 Kansas Electric Cooperative, Inc. http://www.kec.org
 Our Energy, Our Future http://www.ourenergy.coop
 Lyon‐Coffey Electric http://www.lyon‐coffey.coop
Deliver essays to:   
      Mail to:
Lyon‐Coffey Electric Cooperative, Inc.
      c/o 2013 Youth Tour Coordinator
      P.O. Box 229
      Burlington, KS  66839
      Hand deliver:
      Lyon‐Coffey Electric Cooperative, Inc.
      1013 N 4
th
      Burlington, KS  66839
Entry Deadline: Essays must be received in the Burlington office by 5pm Friday, March 1, 2013

Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund (JMSMSF)

Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund (JMSMSF)

High School Academic Year 2012/2013 Scholarship Criteria Sheet

 See Mrs. Smith for Application Form.

  1. I.                   Qualification/Eligibility

 

  1. US Citizen or permanent resident of US
  2. GPA of 3.0/equivalent or higher (out of a 4.0 scale)
  3. High School Senior who will matriculate full-time at a US accredited four-year college or university within the fifty states or District of Columbia starting at the beginning of the fall semester or quarter of 2013.
  4. Have demonstrated leadership abilities through participating in community services or other extra curricular activities
  5. Combined adjusted income of the parents cannot exceed $100,000.

 

  1. II.                Required Documentation

 

  1. Application– Each candidate must submit a complete and timely application.  An application will be considered incomplete and not processed if all instructions have not been followed or the material presented is insufficient to permit an adequate review. Do not send supplemental or corrected material after the deadline date.  Applications must be typed or completed with the use of a black/blue writing ink pen.  The staff of the JMSMSF will not accept any application packet or portion thereof that is filled out with a pencil.  Application and required documents should be neat and easy to read.  Materials should be impeccable in terms of appearance and legibility.  .  Application packet should be mailed to:

 

Janice M. Scott Memorial Scholarship Fund

                        ATTN: Abraham Scott

Post Office Box 1023

                        Springfield, Virginia  22151

 

  1. Official Transcript– An official copy of the applicant’s high school transcript provided by the high school staff in a sealed envelope must be included in the application packet.  Submission of an application along with the required documents for this scholarship constitutes your authorization for the JMSMSF Scholarship Selection Committee to review your academic record.

 

  1. Letters of Recommendation – Each packet must include two letters of recommendation (LOR).  One of the letters must be from a faculty member who has taught the applicant in the classroom. Each LOR must include the reference’s name, address, telephone number, and information regarding how long and in what capacity he or she has known the applicant.

 

  1. Financial Document – The submission packet must include a copy of the applicant’s Student Aid Report from the Department of Education or FAFSA.  If either one of these reports is not available, the applicant can submit a copy of his/her parent(s)  2012 (WILL NOT ACCEPT 2011 OR ANY OTHER PRIOR YEAR’S INCOME TAX RETURNS) income tax return (Submit only the front and back of the 2012 IRS Form 1040 or IRS Form 1040 EZ). 

 

  1. High School Senior Picture – A high school senior picture or a picture taken above the waistline and in color.  The picture must be an original or printed on official photo paper.  Do not submit any picture taken at an angle.   Applicant is required to print his/her full name on the reverse-side of the picture.  

 

  1. Essay – Each candidate must provide a 500-1000 word essay focusing on “Describing his or her planned undergraduate study and how he or she plans to apply it upon graduation”.  Essay technical requirements: double space, 11 point font size, one (1) inch margin on all sides, submit original only, submit in English, and certify authorship/originality at the end of the essay.  The essay will be evaluated on originality, content, thought provoking ideas, innovation, and concepts previously unpublished. Applicant must certify the authenticity or /propriety ship of the writing at the end of their essay by affixing the below statement and then signing beneath it.

 

“I certify that I personally wrote this essay”

 

___________________

Signature

 

  1. Application Submission Instructions: Do not staple or place paper-clips on any documents in the submission packet.  White-out or line-through with an ink-pen any sensitive information such as social security numbers on any documents in the application submission packet. 

AES Scholarship Renewed for 2013

Scholarship Renewed  –  2013
Please update your scholarship data base.
The consulting firm of AES Engineers is committed to continuing its support of higher education by providing scholarships to deserving students.
To be eligible the student needs to answer one of the essay questions that they will find on our site at http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm
Our belief is that achieving a high grade point average should not be the only criteria for determining who deserves to be helped. For that reason we are offering a scholarship that will be awarded on the basis of character, as determined by evaluating the essays that are submitted.
Amount of award:   $500.00
Deadline for entry: October 4, 2013
Further information, including previous winners, is available on our website at:  http://www.aesengineers.com/scholarships.htm