WE THE PEOPLE Scholarship – Deadline Extended

The new deadline for the We The People Scholarship is March 8th.

For more information and to apply go to: http://wethepeopleburlingameks.org/



Kansas Future Teacher Academy,

The Kansas Future Teacher Academy, sponsored by Emporia State University and Dodge City Community College and funded by the State of Kansas, is an opportunity for current freshmen, sophomores, and juniors to learn more about what teachers do and whether or not they have the potential for meeting this professional challenge.

Now in its 24th year of existence, the academy will be held June 9-13, 2013 at two locations to accommodate geographic distance at Emporia State University and Dodge City Community College.

–        A revamped schedule emphasizing the use of technology as an educator

–        An opportunity for 2012 academy alumni to return to the academy this year (as long as they will be a high school student in 2013-14)

–        Sessions and social events to help academy attendants better understand college life

–        Students interested in attending to the academy can apply for a scholarship to assist in paying the $100 fee for the academy; the scholarships are funded through the Flint Hills Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa (students are also encouraged to acquire sponsorships through local schools, businesses, and/or organizations)

Please identify at least two students from your high school you think would benefit from this five-day look at careers in education and encourage them to apply.


Postmark deadline for submission of applications is March 15, 2013.


You may download the application from www.emporia.edu/jones/kfta/application.html, or for assistance call:

College Goal Sunday – Free help filling out the FAFSA Sunday, February 24, 2013

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.



Emporia High School
3302 W. 18th Avenue

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





The P.E.O. Sisterhood is an international organization known as a “philanthropic educational organization” whose primary purpose is the promotion of educational opportunities for women.  This endeavor includes scholarships, educational loans and educational grants.  The P.E.O. Sisterhood also owns and operates Cottey College, a two year liberal arts college for women in Nevada, Missouri.

The $400 scholarship (in memory of Paula Kendall and Sue DuBois) will be awarded to a female high school senior student who is serious about furthering her education.  The scholarship is funded by the local Chapter IQ of the P.E. O. Sisterhood.  It may be used for college or technical school and will be paid to her at the beginning of her first semester. If the recipient fails to enroll in college or technical school for the first semester, she forfeits her scholarship.

Please complete the information required (below and on page 2). We ask that you submit your application in the neatest and most complete method, preferably in a typed or keyboarded format. RETURN THIS FORM TO THE SCHOOL COUNSELOR NO LATER THAN MARCH 29, 2013.



Name ___________________________

Address _________________________

City ____________________________

High School ______________________



ACT Score:  ______________________

Grade Point Average _______________

Year of Graduation ___________________


SCHOOL ACTIVIITES:  Include clubs, sports, etc. List offices held where applicable.)











OTHER INTERSTS:  (Include talents and community involvement)












WRITE a paragraph or two stating your reasons for applying for this scholarship and your educational goals.

KSCPA Accounting Scholarship

See Counselor to apply!

High School Merit Scholarships Available to Students Entering Kansas Colleges & Universities

Scholarship amounts:

  • One (1) at $1,300
  • One (1) at $900
  • One (1) at $800
  • One (1) at $700
  • One (1) at $600
  • Fifteen (15) at $500


  • Submission of Test Scores – March 6, 2013
  • Submission of application – April 17, 2013

Offered to high school seniors without regard to financial need who will be entering a Kansas college or university the following academic school year and plan to major in accounting.

Applicants are required to have ACT or SAT test scores submitted by a counselor or teacher and must complete and submit a comprehensive application designed to demonstrate their leadership activities and written communication skills.

Scholarships are selected by the KSCPA Accounting Recruitment & Education Committee.