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  • young american creative patriotic art contest--see mrs. charvat for additional information.  deadline to enter is march 31, 2020.
  • Margaret van horn scholarship--this scholarship program is open to current kansas high school, college and/or technical school students.  applicants must intend to continue his/her education in an education or business-related program.  enrollment must be in an accredited post-secondary educational facility within the state of kansas.  see mrs. charvat for an application or apply online before january 16, 2020.  https://community.ksde.org/Default.aspx?tabid=4704
  • DS&O Electric cooperative scholarship--available to current high school seniors and all college students who are dependents of active ds&o members.  see mrs. charvat for an application.  apply before february 7, 2020.
  • Mid-Kansas Cooperative (MKC) scholarship program--open to high school seniors, must be a child or grandchild of a mkc member-owner or mkc/tma employee, and must be enrolled in a post-secondary institution immediately following high school graduation or entering second, third or fourth year of college in fall of 2020.  apply online at www.mkcoop.com before march 1, 2020.
  • McPherson chamber of commerce, Agriculture future of america scholarship.  available to senior students majoring in an agriculture related field.  apply online before march 11, 2020.  Contact Megan Karlin at megan.karlin@agfuture.org for more information about AFA; contact debbie hawkinson at chamberdirector@mcphersonks.org or at 620.241.3303 for more information about the local scholarship.  http://www.agfuture.org/s/1342/rd16/index3.aspx?sid=1342&gid=1&pgid=329
  • Lang diesel techUp toolup scholarship & tool allowance program.  available to students interested in becoming a diesel mechanic.  apply before april 1, 2020.  https://langdieselinc.com/Scholarships
  • evergy craft scholarships.  students must be a resident of kansas or missouri graduating in 2020; and must be pursuing a degree in electric power and distribution, power plant technology, wind or renewable energy, industrial technology or other industry-related degrees.  they must also be eligible to obtain a commercial drivers license.  apply online before march 1, 2020.  https://www.evergy.com/community/scholarship-opportunities
  • KACRAO Scholarship.  Must be a senior graduating in 2020, have a cumulative 7-semester gpa of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale, and be planning to attend a kacrao member in institution.  apply online before march 15, 2020.  https://www.kacrao.org/kacrao-scholarship
  • Lindsborg Community Hospital Scholarships, due april 3, 2020.  https://www.lindsborghospital.org/scholarships/scholarships.php
    • Korbe family nursing scholarship--For students in pursuit of a BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing), this scholarship is funded through the generosity of the family of Richard and Norma Korbe. A retired registered nurse, Norma was a staunch advocate for the recruitment and education of people considering nursing --especially rural nursing-- as a career. She retired from the Lindsborg Community Hospital after 27 years of service in 1996. The Korbe Family Nursing Scholarship will provide a $1000 Scholarship for the 2020-2021 academic year. Applications are open to Smoky Valley High School seniors or alumni in their freshman or sophomore year of college. Applications must be received on or before 5pm on April 3, 2020 to be considered.
    • Lindsborg Hospital auxiliary scholarship--The Lindsborg Hospital Auxiliary is sponsoring a $500 scholarship to a Smoky Valley High School Senior. The scholarship is intended to benefit an individual seeking to further their knowledge base in health care by working toward a degree or certification not currently held. Applications are due April 3, 2020.
    • Jordan heimer memorial scholarship for allied health education--Jordan Heimer had just completed coursework and had begun to work in healthcare before his death in 2007. A student of Smoky Valley High School, Jordan would have graduated with the Class of 2008. His family believed his Certified Nurse Aide training made a difference in his life, as he learned to assist in the care of the residents of Bethany Home, where he was employed. This scholarship has been established to honor his memory and will offer support to students pursuing a career in any allied healthcare field. One $500 scholarship will be awarded annually to a Smoky Valley High School Senior enrolling in any college, vocational/technical school, or trade school to pursue a career in the healthcare field. Application must be received on or before April 3, 2020 to be considered.
    • Mae Walline nursing scholarship--This scholarship is supported by the family and friends of Mae Walline, an RN who loyally served the Lindsborg Community Hospital for decades. The goal is to provide funding to support healthcare education for technical school, college hours or post-graduate hours. Applications are open to RNs, LPNs and CNAs who are employees of the Lindsborg Community Hospital or Bethany home to further their nursing careers, OR to Smoky Valley High School seniors and alumni seeking a career in nursing or other healthcare field. Preference will be given to nursing applicants. The successful applicant will be an individual exemplifying excellence in nursing OR the applicant who successfully illustrates a commitment and passion to enter the health care arena. Applications are due no later than April 3, 2020.
    • Jack and Glenna Ross memorial healthcare scholarship--Dr. Jack L. Ross was a physician in the Topeka area practicing psychiatry at the Menninger Clinic for 35 years. Glenna M. Ross was an occupational therapist specializing in work with children. Dr. and Mrs. Ross shared a passion for learning and were devoted to furthering education in healthcare. Established in 2018, this scholarship was created by the Ross daughters in honor of their parents, and in recognition of the need to support those who have chosen the healthcare workforce, and in order to serve with dedication and devotion to caring for people in need. Applications are open to traditional and non-traditional students who have completed a high school degree or the equivalent, and reside within a 30 mile radius of Lindsborg. One $500 scholarship will be awarded annually to the successful applicant enrolling in any accredited college or university to pursue a career in the healthcare field.
  • kansas grain and feed association scholarship, due march 6, 2020.  https://www.ksgrainandfeed.org/scholarship-program/


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