R. K. Richey Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$4,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

March 11

Wednesday
Awarded By:

Greater Kansas City Community Foundation

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
  3. Must be a graduating high school senior.
  4. Must attend Erie High School in Erie, Kansas.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The R. K. Richey Scholarship is available for graduating high school seniors at Erie High School in Erie, Kansas. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and unmet financial need. Click here to learn more about how to apply today!

Application requirements for the R. K. Richey Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Recommendation letter
  • FAFSA
Additional Information: This scholarship fund was established in honor of R. K. Richey and seeks to assist with the educational expenses of students from Erie, Kansas. Applicants must be graduating from Erie High School with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and must demonstrate financial need. Scholastic merit, financial need, and other submitted responses to the questions on the application form will all be considered with equal weight during selection for this scholarship. Awards are provided through the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation, a local charity founded in 1978 with the goal of improving the Kansas City metropolitan area. Questions about this or any of the community foundation's scholarship funds may be directed by email to [email protected] or by telephone at 816-627-3436.

Award Amount: The award amount varies annually, depending on the amount of available funding and the recipient's demonstrated financial aid. Scholarship funds will be disbursed in two equal installments: one in August and one in December. Previous recipients may apply for renewal by June 30 for up to three subsequent years.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $4,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, March 11

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, March 11

Applications and additional information about this scholarship can be found online at the Greater Kansas City Community Foundation website using the provided links. To be considered for the R. K. Richey Scholarship, applicants must submit the following: a completed application form; one letter of recommendation from a current Erie High School teacher; proof of unmet financial need; a short personal statement about the applicant's educational experience and goals; and an optional personal statement discussing any special circumstances or information the applicant wishes to include. All applications and supporting documents must be submitted to the Erie High School counselor no later than the deadline date.
Contact: -
Address: Erie High School 410 West Third Erie, Kansas 66733

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