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SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION

IMPORTANT: In order to save your answers correctly after you fill out the scholarship application, you must use Adobe Reader or Acrobat Reader DC to save the completed form. Chromebooks and most mobile devices and tablets do not have access to the full version of Adobe Reader or Acrobat Reader DC, so DO NOT use a Chromebook or mobile device to fill out and save your Scholarship Application.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR INTERNET EXPLORER:

  1. Using the Internet Explorer browser, click the link for the Scholarship Application below.
  2. Your browser should open the Scholarship Application in Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat Reader DC.
  3. After opening the Scholarship Application in Adobe Reader or Acrobat Reader DC, please fill out the form completely.
  4. After you have completed the form, use the Adobe Reader or Acrobat Reader DC save option to save your responses.  From the menu, choose File > Save As or use Shift+Ctrl+S if the menu is not available. You may also click the small disk icon in the toolbar to save, as shown below:
  5. Save the completed Scholarship Application to your Home Directory as 2016ScholarshipApplicationFirstNameLastName (Example: 2016ScholarshipApplicationJohnDoe).
  6. Email the completed Scholarship Application to: scholarshipapps@usd308.com

INSTRUCTIONS FOR CHROME:

  1. Using the Chrome browser, click the link for the Scholarship Application below.
  2. Chrome will open the Scholarship Application in the Chrome PDF plugin.  This plugin will not allow you to save the form correctly.  Before completing the form, you must click on the download icon and download the application to your Home Directory.
  3. After downloading the Scholarship Application, close Chrome and open the Scholarship Application from your Home Directory.  This will open the application in Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat Reader DC.
  4. Fill out the form completely.
  5. After you have completed the form, use the Adobe Reader or Acrobat Reader DC save option to save your responses.  From the menu, choose File > Save As.
  6. Save the completed Scholarship Application to your Home Directory as 2016ScholarshipApplicationFirstNameLastName (Example: 2016ScholarshipApplicationJohnDoe).
  7. Email the completed Scholarship Application to: scholarshipapps@usd308.com

INSTRUCTIONS FOR FIREFOX:

  1. Using the Firefox browser, click the link for the Scholarship Application below.
  2. You should receive a message that states: “This PDF document contains forms. The filling of form fields is not supported.” Click on the “Open With Different Viewer” button to open the application in Adobe Reader or Acrobat Reader DC.  Alternatively, you may download the form and then open with Adobe Reader or Acrobat Reader DC.
  3. After opening the Scholarship Application in Adobe Reader or Acrobat Reader DC, please fill out the form completely.
  4. After you have completed the form, use the Adobe Reader or Acrobat Reader DC save option to save your responses.  From the menu, choose File > Save As.
  5. Save the completed Scholarship Application to your Home Directory as 2016ScholarshipApplicationFirstNameLastName (Example: 2016ScholarshipApplicationJohnDoe).
  6. Email the completed Scholarship Application to: scholarshipapps@usd308.com

Alternative Method for Saving:

Alternatively, you may save your completed form to the Adobe Document Cloud.  To do this, you must first have a free account or you must create a free account. (Note, you must be age 13 or above in order to create an Adobe Cloud account.)

2016-17 Scholarship Application

 

 

 

HHS Local Scholarships

2016-17 Local Scholarships

Check the deadlines and due dates when applying for local scholarships. Late applications are usually not accepted by the committees. YOU must come into the counseling center and fill out a scholarship request form for EACH local scholarship for which you are interested in applying. 

Some scholarships may ask for additional information other than the LSA you emailed to the counseling center. Contact Mr. Wilson in the counseling center if you have questions at 620-615-4114 or wilsonda@usd308.com

Other Scholarship Searches

FastWeb Scholarship Search offers a free scholarship matching service that provides some of the best financial aid information available online. 

College Connection Scholarship Search

KnowHow2Go College Planning Site

Free-4u Scholarship Database

Subsidized vs. Unsubsidized Federal Loans

FAFSA, Kansas Scholarships

For a list and a direct link to colleges and universities that have been approved by KACRO go to: College and University Websites

The Department of Education is no longer providing paper FAFSA Applications to colleges, libraries or secondary schools.  Students must complete the FAFSA with on of the following three options:

For a list of state sponsored scholarship and grant programs, go to:  State of Kansas Financial Aid Programs