Scholarships

Because of passionate donors, the Western Kansas Community Foundation holds many scholarships for students who desire to further their education once graduated from High School.  Many statistics link a college degree with higher paying jobs and a better chance at financial success in life. 

Mailing/Hand Delivering Applications: If you are mailing or hand delivering an application, please print one-sided, and DO NOT staple. If necessary, you may fasten pages with a paperclip.

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY 5:00PM ON THE DAY OF THE DEADLINE (IN PERSON, ONLINE, EMAIL or POSTAL SERVICE), NO EXCEPTIONS. IF YOU CHOOSE TO MAIL YOUR APPLICATION, BE SURE TO DO SO IN ADVANCE TO ENSURE APPLICATION IS RECEIVED PRIOR TO THE DEADLINE.

To view descriptions of the scholarships and their guidelines, click on the links below:

Anne Campbell Memorial Scholarship 

(For High School Graduates from Finney or Scott County, KS. who wish to pursue a Nursing Degree)

Bernadine Sitts Scholarship

(For Garden City High School graduates who attended the Bernadine Sitts Intermediate Center)
  • For information on this scholarship, contact the Counselors at Bernadine Sitts Intermediate Center

Bud Ward Family Scholarship

(For High School graduates from Oakley, KS., Triplains, KS. or Brewster, KS.)

Charles Helfrich Memorial Scholarship

(For graduates from a Gray County High school, which are:  Cimarron, Ingalls or Montezuma)

Chase Mitchel Webber Memorial Scholarship

(For graduates of Sublette, KS. High School)

Consetoga Energy Partners Scholarship for Lakin YE

(For participants of Lakin, KS.Youth Entrepreneurs program)
  • For more information on this scholarship, contact the your YE instructor.

D & L Hewes Scholarship

(For graduates of Gray County High Schools, which are Cimarron, Ingalls and Montezuma.)

Duane Nichols Memorial Scholarship

(For graduates of Holcomb High School and graduates of Norwayne High School in Creston, OH.)

Erdene Corley Scholarship

(For students attending Garden City Community College pursuing a nursing degree)
  • For more information on this scholarship, contact the Garden City Community College Endowment Association.

Garden City Wrestling Alumni Scholarship

(For graduates of Garden City High School who participated in the wrestling program)
  • For information on this scholarship, contact the wrestling coach at the Garden City High School.

Horace J. Good Middle School Alumni Scholarship

(For students who attended Horace Good Middle School in Garden City, KS for at least two semesters.)

Jan McLeland Memorial Scholarship

(For graduates of Satanta, KS. High School)
  • For information on this scholarship, contact the counselor at the Satanta High School.

Katherine C. Jones Scholarship

(For Holcomb High School graduates)

Katherine C. Jones Continuing Education Scholarship

(For Holcomb High School graduates who have completed at least one year of post secondary school)

K.O. & Ruth Powell Scholarship

(For students attending Garden City Community College)
  • For more information on this scholarship, contact the Garden City Community College Endowment Association.

Ron Peek Memorial Scholarship

(For Finney County graduates who are children of employees of Finney County Police Department, Sherrif Department, Fire Department, EMS or State Troopers residing in Finney County)

Sublette Rotary Club Scholarship

(For graduates of Sublette, KS. High School)
  • For information on this scholarship, contact the Sublette Rotary Club

Tanner Dean Born Memorial Scholarship

(For graduates of Holcomb, KS High School)

Tonya Wright Memorial Scholarship

(For graduates of Satanta High School looking to pursue an Arts Degree)

Wichita County Community Foundation Scholarships

Herndon Trust Scholarship

(For graduates of Leoti, KS  High School)
  • Herndon Trust Scholarship Guidelines
  • Herndon Trust Scholarship Application

Judy Biel Memorial Scholarship

(For graduates of Leoti, KS High School)
  • Judy Biel Memorial Scholarship Guidelines
  • Judy Biel Memorial Scholarship Application

Wichita County Community Foundation Scholarship

(For graduates of Leoti, KS  High School)
  • Wichita County Community Foundation Scholarship Guidelines
  • Wichita County Community Foundation Scholarship Application


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