NKC Schools Scholarships

Applications for the current school year are available beginning in December and January. Please see each application - available in Word and PDF formats - for specific criteria and deadline information.
AMC Graphics Scholarship

AMC Graphics Scholarship

The Winnetonka Booster Club selects an annual recipient for a scholarship provided by local businessman Chuck Campobasso of AMC Graphics.
Winnetonka High School

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Beeck Academic Award

Beeck Academic Award

Established by retired Oak Park teachers Todd and Connie Beeck, this $500 award recognizes a student who has shown outstanding achievement in science and/or social studies courses.
Oak Park High School

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Blair Family Traditions Scholarship

Blair Family Traditions Scholarship

Established by Allen and Libby Blair, this scholarship will be awarded to a senior who upholds the traditions set by their children – Amy, Catherine and David, proud graduates of North Kansas City High School.
North Kansas City High School

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Buddie Butterfield Hornet Golf Scholarship

Buddie Butterfield Hornet Golf Scholarship

Members of the North Kansas City High School boys and girls golf teams are eligible to apply for this $500 scholarship established in memory of Buddie Butterfield, a 1951 graduate.
North Kansas City High School

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Carol L. Stockton Music Education Scholarship

Carol L. Stockton Music Education Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship was established in memory of Carol Lynn Stockton, a former music teacher for North Kansas City Schools. It provides a scholarship for a student who is graduating or has graduated from the district, and is pursuing a degree in music education.
All High Schools

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Carol D. Smith Memorial Scholarship

Carol D. Smith Memorial Scholarship

Family members and friends established this $1,000 scholarship in memory of Carroll D. Smith. Selection preference is given to students who were born outside of the United States.
North Kansas City High School

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Chris Bartholomew Scholarship

Chris Bartholomew Scholarship

A $1,000 scholarship is given in memory of Chris Bartholomew, a 2004 graduate of North Kansas City High School. Applicants must participate in a sport and plan to pursue a degree in criminal justice.
All High Schools

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Construction Team Scholarship

Construction Team Scholarship

This $500 scholarship will assist graduates who plan to pursue a career in any of the following construction trades: plumber, electrician, mason, iron worker, carpenter, draftsman and HVAC technician.
All High Schools

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Cummings Family Scholarship

Cummings Family Scholarship

Established by the family of Dr. Tom Cummings, former superintendent of North Kansas City Schools, this $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student who has participated in orchestra for at least two years.
All High Schools

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Education Foundation Scholarship

Education Foundation Scholarship

These $1,000 scholarships were established for dependents of North Kansas City Schools employees. At least two are awarded annually to graduating seniors who display exemplary involvement in their schools and communities. Applicants are NOT required to attend North Kansas City Schools.
All High Schools

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Finish Strong Scholarship

Finish Strong Scholarship

The Darrel Bland Sertoma Club of North Kansas City provides at least two $1,000 scholarships to district seniors who demonstrate a critical financial need and a commitment to academics and community service.
All High Schools

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Janet Stevens Art Scholarship

Janet Stevens Art Scholarship

This $1,000 scholarship was established in memory of Janet Stevens, who taught art in the district for more than 30 years and also served as visual arts coordinator. Applicants must plan to pursue a degree in art education.
All High Schools

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Jo Anne Baker Scholarship

Jo Anne Baker Scholarship

A $500 scholarship honors the memory of Jo Anne Baker, who was an essential part of Oakwood Manor Elementary School since 1959. It is awarded to a district graduate who attended Oakwood Manor.
All High Schools

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Joy H. Browne Music Education Scholarship

Joy H. Browne Music Education Scholarship

A $500 scholarship honors the memory of Joy Browne, who served as the district’s elementary music supervisor from 1971 to 1986. Applicants must plan to pursue a degree in music education.
All High Schools

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Leo's Buddy Scholarship

Leo's Buddy Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Leo Scott, a 1975 graduate of Oak Park known for his positive attitude, genuine personality and smile. It is intended to inspire Oak Park graduates to further their post-secondary education and mentor others through community involvement and paying it forward.
Oak Park High School

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Nancy Richards Scholarship

Nancy Richards Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Nancy Richards, a longtime Communication Arts teacher at Winnetonka High School whose passion was teaching mythology. It will assist Winnetonka graduates who have shown significant growth in Communication Arts during their high school careers.
Winnetonka High School

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Northtown Class Of 1952 Scholarship

Northtown Class Of 1952 Scholarship

Members of the Class of 1952 established this $500 scholarship in grateful appreciation for the outstanding education they received at Northtown. It is awarded to a student who plans to attend a two-year college or trade school.
North Kansas City High School

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Oak Park Alumni Scholarship

Oak Park Alumni Scholarship

The Alumni Association awards a scholarship to the son or daughter of an Oak Park graduate who has maintained a 3.4 GPA or higher and who is active in school and/or community activities.
Oak Park High School

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Oak Park Future Teacher Scholarship

Oak Park Future Teacher Scholarship

Members of the Oak Park faculty present this scholarship to a senior who plans to become a teacher.
Oak Park High School

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Oak Park Journalism Scholarship

Oak Park Journalism Scholarship

The Oak Park Journalism Department has always encouraged students to record the news, stories, and history of the school. This scholarship recognizes its most outstanding scholastic journalists.
Oak Park High School

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Oak Park Theatre Scholarship

Oak Park Theatre Scholarship

The Theatre Department will award up to four scholarships annually based on overall service to the department, academic achievement and written essays.
Oak Park High School

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Oak Park Vocal Music Scholarship

Oak Park Vocal Music Scholarship

Two scholarships are given annually: one in honor of former Vocal Music Director Bill Grace and the other in memory of Steve Overbey.
Oak Park High School

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Raedele Sissom Scholarship

Raedele Sissom Scholarship

This scholarship was established in memory of Raedele, a member of Winnetonka’s first graduating class in 1972. A $1,000 scholarship is presented annually to a senior who has a physical disability or who plans to pursue a career that assists people with physical disabilities.
Winnetonka High School

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R.B. Doolin Scholarship

R.B. Doolin Scholarship

The North Kansas City PTA Council partners with the Education Foundation to provide scholarships at each of the district’s four high schools. At North Kansas City High School, two additional Lions Club Scholarships are awarded to R. B. Doolin applicants.
All High Schools

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Robert L. Dameron Memorial Scholarship

Robert L. Dameron Memorial Scholarship

The family and friends of 1969 Oak Park alum Bob Dameron established this memorial scholarship honoring his will to excel in academics and sports while in school and throughout his life. Two $1,500 scholarships go to seniors who also demonstrate a drive and determination to be successful.
Oak Park High School

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Snake Saturday Scholarship

Snake Saturday Scholarship

These $2,000 scholarships were established for district students who have shown a unique dedication to community service and volunteerism.
All High Schools

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Staley Class of 2013 Legacy Scholarship

Staley Class of 2013 Legacy Scholarship

This scholarship provides financial assistance to a Staley graduate who will be a full-time student at an institution of higher learning and who has been involved in school and community service.
Staley High School

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Staley Journalism Scholarship

Staley Journalism Scholarship

The Staley Journalism Scholarship recognizes outstanding scholastic journalists who have done an exceptional job of recording the news, stories and history of the high school.
Staley High School

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Sue and Bill Woods Scholarship

Sue and Bill Woods Scholarship

Family and friends established this scholarship in memory of Sue and Bill Woods, longtime Northland residents, business owners and supporters of North Kansas City Schools.
North Kansas City High School

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Theresa Moore (Johannes) Scholarship

Theresa Moore (Johannes) Scholarship

This $500 scholarship was established in memory of Theresa, Winnetonka’s first homecoming queen. It is awarded to a female graduate who plans to major in math or a related field.
Winnetonka High School

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Vicki Baker Scholarship

Vicki Baker Scholarship

Established by former district administrator Vicki Baker, this scholarship helps financially disadvantaged students who have overcome adversity to be successful in school.
All High Schools

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Vicki Barmann SOAR Memorial Scholarship

Vicki Barmann SOAR Memorial Scholarship

Members of the faculty and staff present two college scholarships – one to a male senior and one to a female senior who exemplify Staley High School’s Core Values of Service, Ownership, Achievement and Respect.
Staley High School

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Winnetonka Class Award for Freshmen

Winnetonka Class Award for Freshmen

Established by Ed Moore, this $500 award encourages Winnetonka freshmen to think about the future and what they plan to do following high school. Students are eligible to apply for an additional $500 during their sophomore and junior years.
Winnetonka High School

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Winnetonka Class Award for Sophomores

Winnetonka Class Award for Sophomores

Established by Ed Moore, this $500 award continues to encourage Winnetonka sophomores to think about the future and practice the process of applying for college scholarships. Students may reapply during their junior year.
Winnetonka High School

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Winnetonka Class Award for Juniors

Winnetonka Class Award for Juniors

Established by Ed Moore, this $500 award inspires Winnetonka juniors to think about their future careers and gives them even more practice in applying for college scholarships prior to their senior year of high school.
Winnetonka High School

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Winnetonka Visionary Award

Winnetonka Visionary Award

The Winnetonka Visionary Award was established to provide financial aid to graduates with a vision for making an impact on the world around them. It specifically recognizes a graduate’s: 1) dedication to improving his or her local, national, and/or global communities; 2) strong character; and 3) high academic performance and desire to learn.
Winnetonka High School

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Woodson Moore Scholarship

Woodson Moore Scholarship

This $500 memorial scholarship was established by the family, friends and former colleagues of Woodson Moore, who taught accounting and business at North Kansas City High School for 32 years. It will assist a Northtown graduate who plans to pursue a degree in business or education.
North Kansas City High School

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