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February 2019 Scholarship Notes

The list of scholarship descriptions is linked above and calendars reflecting the application due dates are linked below. Cross-reference the scholarships you are eligible to apply for with the due dates on the calendars as they are linked. If school is cancelled, scholarships due on cancelled day will become due on next day school is in session. Remaining due dates do not shift. 

You will notice the pace is definitely picking up. Please note that changes do occur periodically; due dates change, scholarships are added, etc… I will do my best to post changes on the web site and make applications available a minimum of two weeks prior to affected scholarship’s due date. Check the site often for such changes. Our computer technology department has worked very hard to help us make the scholarship information and application process available online. The process should be user-friendly, but if you run into difficulty, please let me know. 

PLEASE NOTE – If a scholarship description states that the application is available from someone outside the district (a church pastor, 4-H leader, etc..), that application due date may not be on the calendar. If you are interested in applying for one of those scholarships, you should be contacting the organization or individual now. 

We still have some applications that will not be on the web for various reasons. Students should check with me if there is a scholarship application not available via the web site a minimum of two weeks prior to the scheduled due date. A paper application may be required or there may be a technical issue. I would like to be made aware of any problems with applications as quickly as possible and will do my best to correct them immediately. If the application is available online, the title within the description will link to the application. The description should indicate if a scholarship requires a paper application and where to obtain the application.    

Personal data sheets/resumes and current transcripts are required to be submitted with many of the applications. It is important that students keep their personal data sheet on their computer and update it as needed. They also need to keep a master copy of their transcript for the many applications which require a transcript.   

We encourage you to contact us whenever you have a question or need assistance. The more communication that you have with Ms. Mildfelt and me the more beneficial it could be to everyone concerned. Thank you for the opportunity to work with you.

Elizabeth J. Stout-Rhine
OHS Local Scholarship Coordinator



Living Proof due date moved from February 21 to March 5. 




Scholarship DUE March 2019 (not included on Local Calendar)
Westar Energy Craft Scholarship---DUE to Westar Energy March 1. See website linked to title for details. 


The Tortoise Young Entrepreneurs Scholarship---DUE to Tortoise Capital Advisors March 1. Awarded annually to high school seniors and college students who have demonstrated an interest in entrepreneurship. The scholarship is sponsored by Tortoise Capital Advisors and aims to foster entrepreneurship among today’s youth. See website linked to title for details. 

Kansas County Clerks Election Officials Association Scholarship---DUE to Miami County Clerk/Election Official or Scholarship Chairperson Ellis County Clerk at PO Box 720, Hays, KS 67601 or dclerk@ellisco.net by March 29. There are twelve $500 scholarships available to Kansas high school seniors, college freshman or college sophomores. The scholarships are for those students who major in Journalism, Political Science, Communications, or Business. 


ADDITIONS TO THE PRINTED CALENDAR DISTRIBUTED AT THE FINANCIAL AID NIGHT
The following scholarships have been added to those available---

STANTON ADAMS FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP---This scholarship is provided by Mr. & Mrs. Stanton Adams and is intended to assist an Osawatomie High School graduate pursuing a degree in education. Mr. & Mrs. Adams have been longtime supporters of the students of USD #367. Mr. Adams is an Osawatomie High School Alumni and has served on the Osawatomie Board of Education for 36 years. An application is required.

ROBERT L. COOK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP---This scholarship has been established by the family of Robert L. Cook to honor his memory. Mr. Cook was an Osawatomie High School Alumni, began his teaching career in Osawatomie in 1976, was the principal at Osawatomie East Elementary School from 1980-1994, then served as USD #367 Superintendent until his retirement in 2007. He supported the students of USD #367 for more than 30 years in countless ways. The scholarship is intended to assist a student planning to pursue an education degree. An application is required. 

WAYNE SCHWALM MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP---This scholarship has been established in memory of Mr. Wayne Schwalm and is intended to assist an Osawatomie High School graduate pursuing a degree in a computer or automobile field. Mr. Schwalm owned and operated several Sonics in the area for 30 years. He was a longtime supporter of the students of USD #367. He employed hundreds of Osawatomie High School students over the years and was very active as a troop leader for the Boy Scout and Cub Scout programs in the community. An application is required.

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