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:
- Application (COMING SOON) may be used for all scholarships.
- List: school and non-school activities, work, and volunteer experiences during high school.
- Write an essay about how you have used your leadership abilities to make a positive impact on individuals or the community.
- 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.
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.