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Scholarships for SES Seniors

SES Senior Scholarships:  Eight Scholarships available. 


SES Foundation:  Five - $1000 scholarships for SES seniors.

Flint Hills Discovery: Two - $2500 scholarships for SES seniors (must have a minimum GPA of 3.6 and have plans to pursue a career in a math or science related field).

Fairview Ridges:  One $1500 scholarship for a SES senior.

Criteria: Applicants will be evaluated in the following four areas: college potential, activities, essay, and leadership. 

Steps to apply:

  1. This application may be used for all scholarships.
  2. List: school and non-school activities, work, and volunteer experiences during high school.
  3. Write an essay about how you have used your leadership abilities to make a positive impact on individuals or the community.
  4. Submit the names of two individuals who fill out a form to recommend you for the scholarship.  If your recommenders are SES or District 196 staff you do not need to give any contact information – just their names and position in the district .  If it is not a District 196 staff person, then you will need to provide phone number and e-mail.  Do not ask your recommenders to write a letter.  Mr. Nelson will contact them and they will fill out a standard form.

DEADLINE: April 21, 2023

Special Note: To be eligible for the Flint Hills Discovery Scholarship you must have a GPA of 3.6 or higher.  Financial need will be considered (the other scholarships don’t require this). You must provide the front page of your FAFSA/Student Aid Report which indicates the Expected Family Contribution (EFC).  A copy of an online estimate is also acceptable.