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If you live in Kansas, then there’s no place like home to start searching for college scholarships. Best of all, you don’t have to embark on a journey in search of a wizard to find them either. Our list of scholarships for Kansas residents can help students in the Sunflower State find free money for college. If you don’t currently live in Kansas but plan on attending college there, such as at the University of Kansas (KU), Kansas State University (KSU), or Wichita State University, you may also be qualified for these Kansas scholarships. Don’t miss out on the pot of gold at the end of your rainbow. Check out this directory of scholarships for Kansas students, and apply online today! For even more scholarships, fill out a free Unigo profile to discover your personalized list of possible awards.

Horatio Alger Kansas Scholarship Program

This award is for high school seniors in Kansas with unmet financial need and a grade point average of 2.0 or higher.

Total: $2000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Kansas Occupational Therapy Association Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. students who are residents of Kansas and who are currently attending a college/university in Kansas. Students must be members of both the Kansas Occupational Therapy Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association and be pursing a career in occupational therapy.

Total: $500 Awards:  3
Deadline:  October 25
2018

Patriot's Pen Essay Writing Contest

U.S. students enrolled in grades six through eight are eligible for this award. Students must submit a typewritten essay between 300 and 400 words in length on the current year's topic.

Total: $5000 Awards:  54
Deadline:  October 31
2018

Voice of Democracy Scholarship Program

U.S. high school students in grades nine through twelve who are 19 years of age or younger are eligible for this scholarship. To apply, the applicant must write an essay on the theme listed on the Veterans of Foreign Wars website and record the reading of that essay; submit both essay and CD/flash drive to be considered for this scholarship.

Total: $30000 Awards:  500
Deadline:  October 31
2018

Unigo Zombie Apocalypse Scholarship 2018

This creative and fun scholarship program is open to all U.S. students who are 13 and older and who are currently enrolled (or enroll no later than fall of 2024) in an accredited postsecondary institution of higher education. One scholarship winner with an imaginative and well-written response to the scholarship question about the Zombie Apocalypse will receive a $2,000 scholarship.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  October 31
2018

AGC Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship

This award is for students who are enrolled in their second year at a two year school and are planning to transfer to a four-year program for the Fall term and college sophomores or juniors in a four-year program or beginning seniors in a five-year program. Junior and senior level applicants MUST have one full academic year of coursework remaining at the beginning of the Fall term.

Total: $2500 Awards:  100
Deadline:  November 1
2018

Kansas Foster and Adoptive Children Scholarship Fund

The Kansas Foster and Adoptive Children Scholarship Fund is available for foster children and adoptees in Kansas who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate program. Click here to learn more about eligibility and how to apply today!

Total: $1000 Awards:  10
Deadline:  November 1
2018

Prudential Spirit of Community Award

The Prudential Spirit of Community Award is for U.S. students in the fifth through twelfth grades who have engaged in a volunteer activity that occurred, at least partly, during the 12 months prior to the date of application.

Total: $6000 Awards:  102
Deadline:  November 6
2018

'Make It With Wool' Contest

This award is available to high school and undergraduate students 24 years of age or younger who have an interest in sewing, knitting or fashion design. The applicant must live in or attend school in a state that has an American Sheep Industry Association.

Total: $2000 Awards:  4
Deadline:  November 15
2018

UAA Janice K. Barden Aviation Scholarship

This award is for students majoring in aviation who are entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year in college. The student must have a 3.0 grade point average or higher to be eligible.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  November 30
2018

Dan L. Meisinger, Sr. Memorial Learn to Fly Scholarship

This award is for college sophomores, juniors and/or seniors who are currently enrolled in an aviation program and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Preference is given to residents of Kansas, Missouri or Illinois.

Total: $2500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  November 30
2018

Harley and Geneva Anderson Memorial Scholarship Fund, K-12

The Harley and Geneva Anderson Memorial Scholarship Fund, K-12 is available for Kansas City area students who are planning to study in a Scandinavian Country, as well as students from Scandinavian Countries who are planning to study in the Greater Kansas City metro area.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  November 30
2018