Student signing paper at tableFound the scholarships you want to apply for? Take a look at these tips:


  • Make your application/essay personal. Talk about areas where you excel so that you only have to make small changes to the essay to relate to the topic or organization you are applying with.
  • Apply for scholarships that are relevant to you based on geographic location, qualifications, and hobbies.
  • Read all directions, complete the application in full, and be neat where you have to write by hand.
  • Private scholarship applications, amounts, and deadlines vary. 
  • Most scholarships must be renewed annually.
  • Apply for various award amounts. While the large payouts sound the best, $500 is still $500.


City and Regional Scholarships


William A. and Gladys Krusor Scholarship

The Krusor scholarship was established in memory of Bill and Gladys Krusor who felt education was an asset to the individual receiving it and to the country as well.  They helped many people complete their college education.  Their family and friends honor their memory by carrying on their tradition of offering financial aid to students. The application an be found here. WILLIAM A.& GLADYS KRUSOR SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION .


Return completed application to:
Krusor Scholarship Committee
1st Presbyterian Church
1101 Millington
Winfield, Kansas 67156

Deadline: April 30th


Legacy Foundation Scholarships

These scholarships are open to students in the region who graduated from one of the eight high schools as well as college students with Cowley County roots. Please visit the Legacy Foundation for more information and application details.

Deadlines for 2021 are March 16th

Cowley County Power of the Purse Scholarship ($1,000)

Cowley County Power of the Purse, an organization of women who donate annually for a fund to benefit the Cowley community, is offering a scholarship to college sophomores, juniors, seniors, and graduate students.  Prior undergraduate recipients will be considered if a student is now in graduate school.  This scholarship of up to $1,000 is intended to encourage young adults to actively include philanthropy as a valuable part of life.  Candidates will be evaluated on their participation in philanthropic activities, as demonstrated through their essay response, resume, and letters of reference.

Applications can be provided by contacting the following persons:

Marilyn Taylor 620-222-7665
Linda Hamlin 620-441-8064
Patty Neises   620-221-2663

Application Deadline: April 26

Kansas PTA Teacher/Graduate Study in Education Scholarship ($500)

A person seeking educational-related advanced degrees or Ph.D. programs in any accredited college in Kansas is eligible to apply. For further information about this scholarship visit: Future Teacher Scholarship (Overview) To apply for this scholarship: Future Teacher Scholarship (Application) 

Deadline: March 15

Scholarships for Winfield High School Graduates:

Community Scholarships for WHS grads with some college credits | Winfield USD 465 Foundation (

William Newton Memorial Foundation

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South Central Kansas Medical Center Auxiliary ($1,800)

This scholarship is available for six semesters at $300 per semester, for a total of $1,800. Applicants must be an Arkansas City graduate, health care or natural science major, have completed one full year, having 24 college credit hours or more, maintain at least a "B" grade point average, and enrolled in at least 12 hours (full-time) or more each semester. For more information and for the application please visit the front Information Desk at South Central Kansas Medical Center, 6401 Patterson Parkway, Arkansas City.  

H.L. Snyder Medical Foundation

Live Your Dream Education & Training Award - Winfield Soroptimist ($1,000)

This program has been assisting women around the world since 1972.  You are eligible to apply if you are 1) a woman with primary responsibility for yourself and your dependents, 2) are attending an undergraduate degree program or vocational skills program, 3) have financial need.  2022 Scholarship Flyer and Application

Application Deadline: Annually in Mid-November
Contact: Terri Seidel, Chair
Phone: 620.222.7861

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