Contests & Scholarships

An art contest for students 1st – 12th grades.  Deadline for submissions is October 7, 2022
     
“I Love my County”  sponsored by National Association of Counties.     https://www.naco.org/resources/i-love-my-county-because-art-contest
 
Johnson County  has set up their own dedicated link:  https://www.jocogov.org/department/county-managers-office/art-contest
 



2022 KGTC Summer Explorations Scholarship Applications now Closed - Watch for Announcements

Three $300 scholarships available!  One per level: Elementary (3rd -5th), Middle (6th - 8th), and High (9th -12th).  Gifted students only and gifted teacher must confirm gifted status.

   Deadline was March 14, 2022 and applications are now closed.  Watch for announcement of winners!


GE-Reagan Scholarship Propgram

January 6, 2022 Deadline

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarships

Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholarships offers the largest scholarships available to exceptionally high achieving, low-income students. Scholars receive up to $40,000 a year to cover tuition, living expenses, books and other fees. Cooke Scholars come from every state with no restriction on background, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, political affiliation or citizenship status.  2022 applications open February 7, 2022

Appelley Publishing Poetry Contest Grades 3 - 12

Appelley Publishing poetry contest with 3 age groupings for entries.  Entries must be received by Nov 17, 2021 

The New York Times 2nd Annual STEM Writng Contest  nytimes.com

Writing contest for anyone aged 11 - 19.  We invite students to choose an issue or question in science, technology, engineering, math or health, then write an engaging 500-word explanation. Contest Dates: Jan. 19-March 2, 2021.  Click link above for more information and how to submit.

NEW!   Scientist for a Day Essay Contest   KGTC Facebook page link
NASA's Radioscope Power Systems Program wants you to think like a scientist and decide where to expore next.  Learn what you can about Ariel, Oberon, and Titania, three moons of Uranus.  Write a 300 word essay about which moon you send a robotic spacecraft to investigate.  Deadline is February 12, 2021 and open to 5th - 12th grades.

Kansas State Historical Society Request For Student Stories of COVID-19 Shelter At Home and Virtual Learning
Kansas students requested to tell their stories of what life was like during the COVID-19 Shelter at Home times.  What was virtual learning like?  How did you stay in touch with friends and families?  What have you done while at home?  Submissions through August 1, 2020 to kshs.kansasmemory@ks.gov   Click link above for additional information.

James T. Webb Memorial Scholarship
The James T. Webb Memorial Scholarship provides free registration to our annual conference for a young conference participant (age 11-17) and their parent or caregiver.  Conference July 19, 2019 in Houston, Texas.  Applications due June 15, 2019
Click HERE for the nomination form and application

National Council of Teachers of English
Awards for student writing in various categories.  Please see more information via the website link

Study.com Scholarships:


KGTC Student Scholarship Winners

2021
Elizabeth Hohman (Aubrey Bend Middle School)

Hattie Young  (Overland Trail Middle School)
 

2020 
John Castagnola (Derby) - Attending Wichita State University Lego Robotics Engineering Camp

Elyce Pfiefer (Maize High School) - Attending Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership Camp