Scholarships

scholarships

Scholarship information for Spring Hill High School students  is listed as it is available on the google document below. Please check your student e-mail and google classroom often for current scholarships that are sent to you by your counselor(s). Scholarships are listed here in order of due dates and information is updated often. Scroll down for multiple scholarship search websites that also list many opportunities.


CLICK THE LINK BELOW FOR A CURRENT LIST OF AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DEADLINE DATES WILL BE UPDATED AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE EACH YEAR.


Spring Hill High School Master Scholarship List!


Application Hints:

Scholarships are available to Spring Hill High School seniors from a variety of sources – local, state, regional, and national. Scholarships may be sponsored by civic organizations, business, industry, higher education programs, departments, institutions, and public/private foundations.


Students are encouraged to check this site regularly for scholarship information and to organize their application process by deadlines.


Students should work closely with their counselor regarding the necessary documentation requested by the various scholarships.


Students need to read scholarship requirements carefully and fully adhere to those requirements (especially due dates/deadlines).


Preparing a well-written essay is one key to a successful application. Students should work with their English/Language Arts teacher to prepare the best writing they are capable of. Many revisions may be necessary to craft a winning general essay that can be easily revised to fit many different scholarships – and worth it!


Students are also encouraged to complete the free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA is completed electronically and access to past income tax returns is needed. Plan to dedicate time to the FAFSA process.


Students should remember that they must prepare their own scholarship applications. Parents should guide, not do their work!


Updates are provide regularly to this site. Organizations or businesses wanting to have a scholarship included should contact Debra Woofter at woofterd@usd230.org or georgek@usd230.org.


Apply!  Apply! Apply!  Hard work will be rewarded with winning scholarships!

More Potential Scholarship Opportunities:

Check out the many scholarships available at The Greater Kansas City Community Foundation.


American Psychological Association Scholarships and Awards APA and its affiliate organizations provide a wide range of grants, scholarships and awards with the aim of advancing the science and practice of psychology as a means of understanding behavior and promoting health, education, and human welfare.


NSHSS Foundation STEM Scholarships has multiple deadlines for awards throughout the year.


KC Scholars Scholarship

General Information:

KC Scholars Mission:

*The mission of KC Scholars is to increase postsecondary education attainment in the greater Kansas City area. KC Scholars will provide the means – through scholarships, financial incentives to promote college savings, and support services – for low- and modest-income students and adults needing access to pursue and complete a postsecondary credit-bearing credential or degree. By doing so, KC Scholars will improve the educational attainment, economic independence, quality of the workforce, and participation in community activities in greater Kansas City.


*KC Scholars serves a six-county area of the Kansas City region: Wyandotte and Johnson Counties in Kansas and Cass, Clay, Jackson and Platte in Missouri. The program is designed to serve low- and modest-income high school students who are in public, charter, and private schools and home-schooled; and adults with some college, but no degree.


Traditional (11th grader):

High school 11th graders can apply for up to $10,000/year for up to five years.


College Savings Match (9th grader):

High school 9th graders can apply to receive a 4-to-1 match on contributions into a 529 college savings account. The maximum match granted is $5,000, but an additional $2,000 is available in incentives for completing key college-ready milestones in high school. Annually, a 529 college savings account will be opened for 1,000 students selected through the application process. Of the 1,000 for whom an account is opened, 50 will be selected to be in the match and incentives program. This is a one-time award.


Additional Helpful Tools:

COLLEGE SAVINGS ACCOUNT/MATCH (9th graders)

2019 Scholarship Application Checklist


TRADITIONAL (11th graders)

2019 Scholarship Application Checklist


FAFSA4caster Helpful Hints & Tips

Prepared as a guide for the purposes of application to the KC Scholars program



Additional Scholarship Search Sites:


https://www.kansasregents.org/students/student_financial_aid/scholarships_and_grants

www.americancollegefoundation.org/college_planning

www.blackexcel.org

www.Chegg.com/scholarships

www.collegeboard.org

www.collegefish.org

www.collegeNET.com

www.collegeresourcenetwork.com

www.discusawards.com

www.fastweb.com

www.finaid.org

www.growyourgiving.org/scholarships

www.hsf.net

www.huntscholarship.com

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