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Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid

For students going to college financial aid may be essential. To learn more about the financial aid process, click the links below:

 Students can also visit the Federal Student Aid YouTube channel to watch helpful videos on the financial aid process. 



DHS Senior Only Scholarships

DHS Class of 2024 Scholarships: These scholarships will be posted in late January or early February 2024.

J. Trenton Hughes Scholarship

Deadline: April 19, 2024


De Soto Alumni/VFW Scholarship

Deadline: April 19, 2024


Vision Care Associates Scholarship

Deadline: April 19, 2024

Please turn in your application to Ms. Britt in Student Services.


Casey Blake Johnson Running Scholarship

Deadline: April 19 to Coach Sachse



Jess Johnson Scholarship (Rotary Club)

Deadline: April 30, 2024


General Scholarships - Website Links

Clark Jackson Scholarship

Deadline: August 1, 2024

College Scholarships for Minority Students

Deadlines vary.

Distinguished Young Women Scholarship

Deadline: May 1, 2024

Scholarship and Financial Aid Resources


Financial Aid Resources

LendEDU: A guide for how to pay for college

College Covered: A resource powered by Discover Student Loans that has resources for paying for college.


General Scholarships - Website Links

KCKCC S-STEM Scholarship

Deadline: March 26th, 2024


Crime Stoppers Scholarship

Deadline: January 15th, 2024


KC BizFest

Deadline: November 27th, 2023


Diverse Abilities Quarterly Scholarship

Deadline: January 1st, 2024

Recurring: Quarterly 


Heisman High School Scholarship Application

Deadline: October 17th, 2023


SevenDays Kindness Scholarship

Deadline: January 12, 2024


Automobile Dealers Association of Greater KC

Deadline: April 14, 2023


Leilani Thomas Memorial Scholarship

Deadline: April 15, 2023


Omega Delta Phi - Kansas State University

Deadline: March 31st


Kansas Contractors Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2024


Delta Theta Chi Sorority

Deadline: February 1, 2024


Webstaurant Store Scholarships

Bi-annual Deadlines: June 15th and December 1st


No Sweat Scholarship

Deadline: December 31st, 2023


Kansas State University Balanced Man Scholarship

Deadline: February 1st , 2024


Glenn Lygrisse/KACRAO Scholarship

Deadline: March 17th, 2023


Skills USA Scholarships

Multiple scholarships are available.

Deadlines will vary.


True Blue KSHSAA Scholarship

Deadline: March 1st


Men's College Scholarship

Deadline: April 1st


DAR Scholarships

Daughters of the American Revolution is offering 26 scholarships to high school seniors. 

Deadline: January 31, 2024, 11:59 pm (EST)


KC Associated Equipment Operators Scholarship

Deadline: April 28, 2023


Boy Scouts - Eagle Scout Scholarship

Deadline: January 31, 2024


Elevate Women in Technology Scholarship

Deadline: November 30th, 2023


Elevate Mental Health Awareness Scholarship

Deadline: November 30th, 2023


Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: October 2, 2023, 5pm EST.


WiseGeek Women in STEM Scholarship

Deadline: April 16th


UMKC - Marion Bloch Scholars Program

Deadline: Febuary 5, 2024


UMKC - Henry Bloch Scholars Program

Deadline: March 1, 2024


Navy ROTC Scholarship

Deadline: January 31st 


Old Shawnee Days Becky Nicks Scholarship

Deadline: May 1st at 12 pm. 


KCKCC Foundation Scholarships

Scholarship Deadline: March 8, 2024



Kansas Seed Industry Scholarship

Deadline: April 1st, 2023


Kansas Agribusiness Retailers Assoc Scholarship

Deadline: Friday, March 15, 2024 


Evergy Intern Scholarships

Scholarships Deadline: October 15th, 2023



Centriq High School Technology Scholarship

Deadline: February 29th, 2024


Kansas Golf Scholarships

Deadline: December 1st, 2023



PB & J Scholarship

Deadline: May 31, 2023


KSU Jim Kincaid Memorial Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: June 30, 2020


Olathe Health Center - Health Care Scholarship

Deadline: Friday March 1st, 2024

Students have the option to mail in their application directly to Olathe Health Center or turn in their completed application to Mrs. Johns.

If students choose to mail it, it must be postmarked by March 1st.

If students choose to give it to Mrs. Johns, it must be turned into her no later than Tuesday, February 27th. 



Kelly Lynn Lutz Scholarship

Deadline: January 10, 2023


Kansas Buffalo Association

Deadline: October 13, 2023


Kansas Youth Senate Program/Scholarship

Deadline:October 10th, 2023


Kansas Grain & Feed Scholarship

Deadline: March 15th, 2024


Washburn University Leadership Institute Scholarship

Deadline: February 28, 2024


KSU Wabash Cannonball Alumni Scholarship

Deadline: December 1


Kansas State Acacia Fraternity Scholarship

Priority Deadline: December 16th at 11:59 pm

Final Deadline: January 2nd at 11:59 pm


RUDD Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: December 1, 2023


Eugene McDermott Scholars Program (U. of Texas-Dallas)

Deadline: December 1st, 2023


P.E.O. STAR Scholarship

To find out more about this scholarship, check out the link below. 

If you meet the eligibility requirements, please contact Leslie Nord at:


Horatio Alger Scholarships

Deadlines vary


University of St. Mary Jubilee Scholarship

Deadline: November 15th 2023


Newcomer Mortuary Science Scholarship

Deadline: October 16, 2023


College Covered (Discover Loans) Scholarship Contest

Deadline: January 31, 2024


Kansas Masonic Foundation Scholarship Program

Deadline: March 15, 2024


Kansas Association of Mappers Scholarship

Application opens January 1st

Deadline: April 15th


Greater Kansas City Community Foundation Scholarships

Multiple scholarships available, deadlines will vary.


Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: September 29th, 2023


GPACAC Student Scholarships

Deadline: March 1st. 2024


EVERFI Scholarships

Deadlines vary


KC Scholars Scholarship-Juniors only

Deadline: February 23, 2024


JCCC Scholarships

Deadline: April 1st


General Scholarships - PDF Documents

Kansas Kiwanis Foundation Scholarship

Kansas Kiwanis Foundation Scholarship

Deadline: Feburary 1st, 2024

KCKCC STEM Biology Scholars Program

KCKCC STEM Biology Scholars Program

Priority Deadline: March 26, 2023

Black & Veatch Electronics Engineering Scholarship

Black & Veatch Electronics Engineering Scholarship

Black & Veatch is partnering with Pittsburg State University to offer multiple full-ride scholarships to students who are interested in majoring in Electronics Engineering Technology. 

Students should apply to Pitt State by February 1st, declaring a major in Electronics Engineering Technology. 

See attached flyer for more information.


ESU Coaching Scholarship

ESU Coaching Scholarship

Deadline: March 15th

KSDE Margaret Van Horn Scholarship

KSDE Margaret Van Horn Scholarship

Deadline: January 13, 2023


Essay Contests

Voice of Democracy Essay Contest

Deadline: October 31, 2022

Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Deadline: January 12, 2024

We the Student's Essay Contest

Deadline: April 15, 2022

Kansas State Masonic Essay Contest

Please turn in your essay to Mrs. Johns, by October 31st.


Scholarship and Financial Aid Resources

Financial Aid Resources

LendEDU: A guide for how to pay for college


College Covered: A resource powered by Discover Student Loans that has resources for paying for college.