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Scholarship Update - March

Scholarship Update (March 1, 2016)


Just a reminder to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at  See the financial aid folder for more information.  Please make sure you are on the site.  You DO NOT have to pay any money to fill out the FAFSA.


The priority deadline for Cloud County is March 15th.  Check with the school you are planning on attending to find out their priority deadline. 


*The Kansas Association of Retired School Personnel Nemaha County Scholarship for students who plan on majoring in education.  – Deadline April 15, 2016


* Nemaha County Farm Bureau Scholarships for those students whose parents are members of the Nemaha County Farm Bureau. Pick up and application from the counselor’s office  Deadline – April 15, 2016


*The BVTC Scholarship for those students with 857, 382, or 889 prefixes.  Pick up an application from the counselor’s office or go to

 From the BVTC website IMPORTANT: All applications must be postmarked no later than March 12, 2016. Applications may be personally delivered to the main office or left in the night drop box, but must be left before 8:00 a.m., March 14, 2016. No exceptions will be made

This is a local scholarship so you need to apply!!!!!

Also on the website is information about the PRIMO Scholarship Deadline:  March 13, 2016


*The Virginia Flentie Memorial Scholarship - for students graduating from Centralia High School.  Pick up an application from Mrs. Schmitz.  Deadline April 18, 2016



*The Dr. Irvin L. “Click” Cowger Memorial Baseball Scholarship for boys who have participated in Am. Legion Baseball.  Go to and click on scholarships  Deadline – July 15, 2016


*The Paul Flaherty Athletic Scholarship for any boy or girl who has participated in some form of High School Athletics.  Go to and click on scholarships    Deadline – July 15, 2016


The Scholarships listed below can be found on the school website.  Click Counselor’s page then click scholarships.


*Centralia Local Scholarships – Deadline April 15, 2016 Fill out one application for all these scholarships.

Earl Smith Memorial Scholarship (for seniors majoring in agriculture)

La’Nea and Claron Schafer Scholarship (for students with Vermillion addresses)

Bill and Cleta Lewis Memorial Scholarship

Requirements: must be a current graduating senior of Centralia High School, must be planning on attending either Emporia State University or Kansas State University, must be planning to major in Education , Engineering, Math or Science

Elaine Becker Memorial Scholarship (for seniors going into nursing or other medical field)

The Dannevik Family Scholarship (any senior can apply but preference is given to an athlete or to someone going to KU)

The Dick Campfield Memorial Scholarship (for students graduating from Centralia High School)


*The John Schmitz Memorial Scholarship – for students graduating from Centralia High School who have been involved in at least 2 school activities.  Deadline April 8, 2016


*The Jason Adams Memorial Scholarship – for students graduating from Centralia High School Deadline April 15, 2016


*The James R. Tucker Veterans’ Memorial Scholarship – for students graduating from Centralia High School who write an essay about a personal sacrifice they have made.  Deadline April 1, 2016


*Centralia PRIDE Scholarship (formerly the Centralia Jr. Booster club scholarship) – for students graduating from Centralia High School – Deadline April 18, 2016


*The Dan Wells Memorial Scholarship - Priority is intended to be given to a Vo-Tech/Trade school bound student with interests that are similar to those that Dan shared.Deadline April 1, 2016



*Pony Express Scholarship essay contest for those students wanting to write an essay on the following topic: “Describe William Russell’s role in the development and operation of the Pony Express.”

Deadline – March 15, 2016

*Kansas Society of CPA’s Scholarship for those students interested in majoring in accounting.  Deadline – March 11, 2016

*BBB Student of Integrity Awards for high school seniors.  Deadline March 6, 2016

*The Seneca Janes Community Service Scholarship for students who demonstrate skills and involvement in community service.  Deadline April 27, 2016

*The Kansas Junior Golf Scholarship for seniors who have participated in high school golf.  Apply on-line at  Deadline – March 25, 2016

*The KMCA scholarship for students going into a transportation related career.  Apply online at  Deadline April 1, 2016


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