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Scholarships and Opportunities


The following links provide access to the scholarships available as well as other opportunities (college visits, volunteering, career events, and other academic events/opportunities).  All grade levels should check this site regularly to see what is available.  Most scholarships posted are for seniors but there are a few for all grade levels. The activities chart may also include activities or events that have a scholarship for attending. Please take time to review both charts to learn about all of the opportunties available for students. Feel free to stop by the Counseling Office anytime to discuss the opportunities available.


Scholarships & Opportunities Chart

(shows all opportunities we have received in the counseling office)

Priority Scholarship Deadlines for Area Schools:

WSU—October ‚Äč1

KU and KSU—November 1

Fort Hays State University--November 15

Pittsburg State--February 1
Emporia State and Washburn--February 15
Butler CC—March 1

Scholarship Links - The premier scholarship search engine. - Another scholarship search engine. Search for both schools and scholarships. You are also able to compare several schools in different categories. - Search for both schools and scholarships. - Developed by the Peterson's Guide Company - a search engine for both schools and scholarships. - All kinds of general financial aid info + scholarship searches. - Search for both schools and scholarships
CollegeWeekLive--search scholarships and other college info (webinars and live chats also available)

Opportunities Available for All Grade Levels

Please look on the scholarships/opportunities chart for all events/opportunities offered throughout the school year. 
Monster Leadership Birkman Method Information-- helps students discover their unique personalities, talents and abilities
Wichita State University Nursing Information Sessions (multiple dates available for 2016-2017)


Summer Opportunities

Area private school camps and academic opportunties (ACT/PSAT prep, AP prep, camps, etc):
KU Pharmacy Camp (apply by 4-28-17)
MIT Office of Engineering Outreach Programs (student application deadline is 2/1/17)

Scholarships and Opportunities That Have Passed 2015-2016

Exploring College Options--Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn and Stanford Parent/Student Information Session (10-12-15)

Doc for a Day information and registration form (Register by: 10/20/15, Event: 11/7/15)

Hutch Fire Science Day—11/4/15

Butler Rural Electric Cooperative Youth Tour (application due 3/4)


Butler Community College Early College Academies Discovery Day (4/1)

Youth Civic Leadership Institute (due by 4/6/16—must be nominated by counselor—see Mrs. Eilert)

BEST Education Conference (Butler CC/Emporia State from Students to Teachers)—RSVP by 4/6, Event 4/29)

GPACAC College Fair @ Wichita Collegiate (4/6)

KS Future Teacher Academy (pdf version  word version) (application due 4/8, event 6/5-6/9)

Air Force ROTC Open House at University of Kansas (4-9-16)

K-State Engineering Day (event: 4/15, register by 4/4)

Wichita State University Freshmen and Sophomore Day (4/23/16—register by 4/10)

Arkansas River Clean Up Day (4/23 from 9am-Noon)