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EMPORIA HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS

 

The Emporia Community Foundation oversees the USD 253 Scholarship Fund. The application below may be used to apply for any of the listed scholarships. Please review each scholarship for any additional material that must be submitted with your application.
 
Applications are due in the counselor's office by Friday, April 3, 2020 at 12:00 NOON.

Sandra Coffman-Schenkel

Memorial Scholarship

(Top 1/3 of Graduating Class Application)

The Sandra Coffman-Schenkel Memorial Scholarship was established to provide financial assistance for an Emporia High School senior with the aspiration to be an attorney. 
  • $1,000 nonrenewable scholarship
  • 1st preference: aspiration to be an attorney
  • 2nd preference: active in Debate or Forensics during high school career
Please see the scholarship criteria and required items on the guideline PDF below. 

Emporia's Home Team

Scholarship

(Top 1/3 of Graduating Class Application)

The Emporia's Home Team Scholarship was established by Jeff, Deb and Bre Williams. 
  • Total of $300 will be awarded - nonrenewable
  • Must attend Emporia State University or Flint Hills Technical College
Please see the scholarship criteria and required items on the guideline PDF below. 

Emporia State Federal Credit Union

Scholarship

(Top 1/3 of Graduating Class Application)

The Emporia State Federal Credit Union Scholarship was established for an Emporia High Senior who will be attending a college or university in the state of Kansas. 
  • $500 nonrenewable scholarship
  • Must attend college or university in Kansas
Please see the scholarship criteria and required items on the guideline PDF below. 

Bill Linhart Memorial

Scholarship

(Miscellaneous Application)

The Bill Linhart Memorial Scholarship was established by the Linhart Family. 
  • $500 nonrenewable scholarship
  • Must attend a Kansas community college, college, technical college or university
  • Must have a GPA of 2.0 or higher
Please see the scholarship criteria and required items on the guideline PDF below.

Harold Schwinn 

Scholarship

(Top 1/3 of Graduating Class Application)

The Harold Schwinn Memorial Scholarship was established for an Emporia High School senior who is majoring in business. 
  • $500 nonrenewable scholarship
  • Must attend Emporia State University
  • Must major in business
Please see the scholarship criteria and required items on the guideline PDF below.

Sparklight

Scholarship

(Miscellaneous Application)

The Sparklight Scholarship was established by the Emporia Sparklight office. 
  • $500 nonrenewable scholarship
  • Must attend Emporia State University or Flint Hills Technical College
Please see the scholarship criteria and required items on the guideline PDF below.

Walter & Elaine Henrie Family Scholarship

in memory of 

Shawn Bryson Henrie

(Top 1/3 of Graduating Class Application)

The Walter & Elaine Henrie Family Scholarship in memory of Shawn Bryson Henrie was established in December 2000 to provide financial assistance to deserving Emporia High School graduates who are planning to continue their post-secondary education. 
  • $1,250 over four years using the following schedule:
    • Freshman year: $500
    • Sophomore year: $250
    • Junior year: $250
    • Senior year: $250
  • Must attend Emporia State University
Please see the scholarship criteria and required items on the guideline PDF below.

Barbara J. Lamb Memorial

Scholarship

(Top 1/3 of Graduating Class Application)

The Barbara J. Lamb Memorial Scholarship was established in 2011 to provide financial assistance to a deserving Emporia High School graduate who is planning to further their education. 
  • $1,500 renewable scholarship (4 years total)
Please see the scholarship criteria and required items on the guideline PDF below. 

USD 253 General Scholarships

(Top 1/3 of Graduating Class Application)

The USD 253 General Scholarship Funds are comprised of the following scholarships:
  • Wood & Charlotte Bloxom Scholarship
    • (2) $500 nonrenewable scholarship​s
    • ​Preference given to applicant who is the first member of his or her family to attend post high school education
  • Catherine Brown Scholarship
    • $1,000 renewable (at lower amount) scholarship ​
      • Sophomore year: $500​
      • Junior year: $500
    • Must major in mathematics and/or science
  • Mrs. W. T. Colyar Scholarship
    • Amount varies, nonrenewable​
  • Dr. Carl & Mrs. Frances James Scholarship
    • Amount varies, nonrenewable​
  • Reita Richel Scholarship
    • Amount varies, nonrenewable​
  • David & Agnes Trimble Scholarship
    • Amount varies, nonrenewable​
Please see the scholarship criteria and required items on the guidelines PDF below.