Westar Energy Scholarship

Website: http://www.westarenergy.com/wcm.nsf/content/scholarship%20opportunities

Westar Energy is proud to be offering 3 Craft Scholarships this year to any Kansas high school senior or recent high school graduate who may be interested in pursuing a degree as a lineman or power plant worker.

Due: March 14th, 2014

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Emporia State Federal Credit Union Scholarships – Flint Hills Technical College

website: http://www.esfcu.com/emporia/Scholarship.asp

Qualifications:

To be considered for this scholarship, candidates must meet and maintain the following criteria:

  • Must have a minimum high school or college cumulative 2.75 GPA.
  • Student enrolling for the first time or a student who has completed a technical certificate
    at FHTC and pursuing an Associate of Applied Science Degree.
  • Must be a post-secondary degree-seeking student enrolling in the fall semester.  Priority
    will be given to full-time enrollment; part-time enrollment considered.
  • Completion of Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).  However, financial
    need will not be the determining factor in awarding this scholarship

Selection Procedure:

Students must complete the scholarship application process.  Applications will be reviewed and
awarded according to established criteria and the FHTC Foundation Scholarship Committee
procedures.

Scholarship recipients will be invited to attend the Emporia State Federal Credit Union Annual
Meeting which is typically held on the President’s Day holiday.

Amount, Notification and Disbursement:

The amount and number of scholarships awarded will be determined by the scholarship committee.
Scholarship funds will be applied to the recipient’s educational costs including tuition, fees, textbooks
and required supplies.  Payment for the second semester is contingent on satisfactory completion
of the fall semester according to scholarship criteria.  Emporia State Federal Credit Union will be
notified each semester for payment of scholarship funds.

Scholarship recipients will be notified by mail.  Upon receiving notice, the recipient will submit a letter
of appreciation and thanks to the scholarship donor.

Emporia State Federal Credit Union Scholarships – ESU

Website: http://www.esfcu.com/emporia/Scholarship.asp

 

The Emporia State Federal Credit Union sponsors a permanently endowed academic scholarship to students who will be attending Emporia State University.  The Credit Union is pleased to be able to recognize and reward member students who have demonstrated a high degree of success while engaged in a rigorous academic program of study comprised of a variety of challenging courses.

Who qualifies for this Scholarship?
           Anyone who has been a member (in good standing) of Emporia State Federal Credit Union for at least one year prior to the term for which the application is submitted AND who will be attending Emporia State University.

Scholarship Criteria
          Other specific criteria used by the Scholarship Committee in making its selection will require that applicants:

  • give evidence of achieving a high school GPA (Grade Point Average) of 3.4 or higher, or a composite score of at least 23 on the ACT.  Official documents must accompany the application;
  • demonstrate a cumulative college/university GPA of 3.25 or higher (for those currently enrolled in higher education);
  • clearly document all extracurricular activity involvement;
  • give proof of their demonstrated leadership skills and ability, and
  • show how they have contributed positively as a citizen of the community in which they reside

More about the Scholarship

  • Credit Union members (only) who meet the criteria stated herein are encouraged to complete the application (see download the application below) and return it to the Emporia State Federal Credit Union by March 1.  The award will be made for the following fall and spring semesters.
  • The Scholarship Selection Committee may give consideration to previously selected recipients; however, they shall be judged on the same criteria as all new applicants and will not be afforded special consideration.
  • To receive this award, applicants must be enrolled as an undergraduate at Emporia State University in at least 12 hours each semester.
  • This scholarship is to be awarded on an annual (two semester) basis beginning with the fall semester.
  • The Selection Committee may, if conditions warrant, award the sum of available scholarship funds to more than one recipient, thereby sharing the scholarship award.

How to Apply

Please download the application, fill it out completely, and return it to the credit union

If you have any questions, please contact a Member Service Representative at 620-342-2336 or 866-342-2336.

KMCA Foundation Scholarship

For more information and to apply, please go to: http://www.kmcafoundation.org/scholarships.html

Drivers, dock workers, mechanics, office personnel – they are among the thousands of people each day who contribute to a strong, efficient transportation industry in Kansas.

Many of these individuals are pursuing studies toward a higher education. The Kansas Motor Carriers Association Foundation would like to help some of these students in their efforts by providing scholarships to those seeking higher education (college, community college, vocational/technical training) in a transportation related field.

Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of their academic achievement, community involvement and financial need. The Foundation will provide financial assistance for college and trade school students. Scholarships may be used to meet such expenses as tuition, books, and housing.

The KMCA Foundation is a non-profit educational, public relations, research and community service organization created by the Kansas Motor Carriers Association to promote the transportation industry to the people of Kansas. KMCA represents more than 1,100 truck lines and allied industries operating in Kansas.

Eligibility: 
Applicants must be high school graduates or seniors. They must also be attending school full-time, 12-hours per semester.  Applicants, including previous KMCA Foundation Scholarship recipients may apply each qualifying year.

Application: A student seeking a scholarship should complete the application form (that is available on this website once the next application deadline is announced) and send it to the KMCA Foundation along with a recent professional photograph (photocopies will not be accepted) with your name and current year on the reverse side, a certified copy of your year-end transcript, one to three letters of recommendation and an accompanying letter of intent. This letter should include information on current and planned studies, career goals, interests, and the reason for applying for the scholarship.  A checklist is provided at the bottom of the application.

Deadline
: Applications must be received by close of business April 1, 2014 for consideration in scholarships for the 2014-2015 academic year.  There will be NO EXCEPTIONS.  It is the applicant’s responsibility to complete all requirements.  Incomplete applications will not be processed.  Applications will not be permitted by fax or e-mail.

Selection: The Board of Trustees is comprised of five members of KMCA. Scholarship recipients will be chosen by the Board of Trustees of the Kansas Motor Carriers Association Foundation and the scholarship funds will be sent directly to the recipient’s school.  Scholarship funds are mailed directly to the school listed on the application in early August after verification of full-time enrollment.  Funds will be equally divided between the Fall and Spring semester of the awarded school year.

Notification:  Each applicant will receive a notification letter by mid-August.  Please refrain from calling the Foundation for status unless you have not received a notification by mid-August.

Please contact the KMCA office at 785-267-1641 or foundation@kmca.org with any questions.