Scholarships

2018-19 SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarships are arranged by application deadline.

 

Dane Hansen Scholarships  

Hansen Leaders of Tomorrow, The Hansen Scholar, The Hansen Student Scholarships- For students pursuing a four year degree at a Kansas college.  $4,000-$10,000 renewable awards.  Qualifiers must have a 3.5 GPA and a minimum ACT of 21.  Students who meet these qualification must test take the Hansen test September 13th at Hays High School.  Students who score well on the test will be granted an interview.  Click here for more information.

 

Presidential Scholars Program

This program recognizes and honors high school seniors who have demonstrated high achievement academically or in the arts;  some having to overcome special challenges or hurdles to do so.  Students must have an ACT composite of 30 or more or an SAT of 1300 or more AND a six semester GPA of 3.85 on a 4.0 system (96% at TMP-M).  TMP-Marian may nominate two students.  Applications are due to Mr. Meitner by Wednesday, October 3.  Click here for an application.

 

Presidential Scholars in Career & Technical Education Program

This program recognizes and honors high school seniors who demonstrate excellence in career & technical education.  Students must have a six semester GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 system (81.3% at TMP-M) with no grade below a B- in selected career pathway.  TMP-Marian may nominate two students.  Applications are due to Mr. Meitner by Wednesday, October 3.  Click here for an application.

 

Kansas Buffalo Association Scholarship

The Kansas Buffalo Association is offering a $1000 scholarship to a high school senior or first-year college freshmen who is involved in raising bison and/or is planning to pursue a career in an agriculturally related field.  The KBA invites interested applicants to complete an application, provide one letter of reference and submit a 500-word essay outlining their relationship/interest in bison and why they should receive the scholarship.  Applications and supporting materials are due by October 15.  Click here for an application.

 

Wendy’s High School Heisman

Seniors may apply for TMP-M’s male or female nomination if they have a “B” average GPA and participate in at least one sport and who are active in service, community involvement or leadership by going to www.wendysheisman.com   National finalists may win scholarships up to $5,000.  Apply before October 17.

 

Horatio Alger Association Scholarship Programs

Mission:  To provide assistance to students who have need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity. $7,000-$25,000 awards.   Eligibility requirements:  Commitment to earn a Bachelor’s degree, demonstrate financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted gross family income), display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity, be involved in co-curricular and community service activities, 2.0 cumulative GPA, Apply online at:    scholars.horatioalger.org     between August 1 & October 25. 

 

Dane Hansen Career & Technical Education Scholarship

For full time students in any career & technical education program in Kansas as long as it does not lead to a four-year degree.  Applicants should display good character.  There is no qualifying test.  Submit your application and three reference letters by October 26.  One hundred $4,000 scholarships will be awarded.  Maybe renewed for one additional year.  Click here for an application.

 

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

This program honors students in grades 5-12 for outstanding community service.  Apply at: http://spirit.prudential.com   Click on Apply Now and follow the on-screen instructions.  Once you have completed your online application, go to the Certification page.  Submit your printed application to your principal.  Applications are due October 31. TMP-M High School’s nominee will receive the President’s Volunteer Service Award and will become eligible to win an unrestricted award of $1,000 or more, an engraved medallion and an all–expense paid trip with a parent or guardian to Washington, D.C. next spring for four days of special recognition events.

 

Fireside Catholic Publishing Scholarships

Five $1,000 awards.  Only one student per school may enter so submit your entry to Mr. Zachman on or before November 30th.  Essay topic is:  “How is your Religious Education influencing your Life?”  For application and info click here.

 

Hixson Opportunity Award

Provides $5,250 per year and is renewable up to four years. This award is meant to help students who have faced significant personal challenges and financial hardship and is only available to Kansas residents attending the University of Kansas.  Applications available from August 31 to January 5.  Click here for more information.

 

Dane Hansen Community or Technical College Transfer ScholarshipsFor students transferring from a Kansas community college or technical college with a minimum of 32 credit hours or an applied science degree to a Public or private Kansas college or university.  Renewable $4,000 award.  Application and letters of reference are due February 1.  For more information click here.

 

Kansas Board of Regents Scholarships

For more information and applications for all KBOR Scholarships go to:  http://www.kansasregents.org/scholarships_and_grants

 

Kansas Board of Regents Career Technical Workforce Grant                                    $1000 scholarships for students in high cost, high demand, critical industry fields.  More information click here.  For a list of eligible programs click here.   Preference goes to students with financial need.  Apply by May 1.

Kansas Comprehensive Grant – For needy Kansas students attending any Kansas public or private colleges or universities.  Students must complete a FAFSA.  Due April 1.

Kansas State Scholarship– Must take the ACT by December and complete the Regents Recommended Curriculum.  If you qualify you will be notified by March.  Priority Deadline:  May 1.

Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship– Due May 1;  Must complete the Regents Recommended Curriculum and have a minimum ACT of 21 or GPA of 3.0 or Rank in the top 1/3 of class.

Teacher Service Scholarship– Applicants must want to teach in the following areas:   Elementary Ed, English, Fine Arts, Special Education, Math, Science or be willing to teach in an underserved geographic area in Kansas such as Topeka, Wichita, Kansas City or western Kansas.  Deadline:  May 1

Nursing Service Scholarship– Applicant must locate a licensed sponsor to provide partial scholarship funding and employment upon licensure.  Due May 1.

Military Service Scholarship- Candidates must have served in any military operation after 9/11/2001 for which they received hostile fire pay.  Deadline:  May 1

Kansas National Guard Educational Assistance – Applicants must be an enlisted member of a Kansas Air/Army National Guard unit.  Deadline:  May 1.

Kansas ROTC Service Scholarship – Student agrees to accept a commission as a Second Lieutenant and serve for not less than four years as a commissioned officer in the Kansas Army National Guard.  This program is only available at KSU, PSU, KU, Washburn University and some community colleges.  Contact the ROTC program at a participating school for more information.