Application for High School Scholarship
(Lyon, Coffey, Chase & Greenwood Counties only)
March 1st Application Deadline
High school juniors and seniors in Lyon, Chase, Coffey and Greenwood counties attending Flint Hills Technical College have the opportunity to apply for a scholarship to help offset educational costs while earning both high school and college credit (Technical programs only).
Flint Hills Technical College is providing an opportunity for qualified* high school students to participate in college credit classes without paying tuition! Beginning with the 2012-2013 school year, the Governor of Kansas approved Kansas high school students to access college credit classes that prepare students to work in high demand career fields through the Excellence in CTE Senate Bill.
This opportunity will assist students in acquiring work-ready skills while building a college transcript and develop a skilled workforce for Kansas employers. Without paying a penny in tuition, students are eligible to take qualified* career and technical college credit courses offered through Flint Hills Technical College at the FHTC Emporia locations or through our Online Business Administrative Technology and Power Plant Technology programs.
*Students must have the approval of their high school counselor and/or principal to participate and be enrolled in one of the eligible programs listed.
In addition to having their tuition paid by the state, high school students in Lyon, Chase, Coffey and Greenwood counties now have the opportunity to apply for a scholarship to help offset the remaining costs of their education while concurrently enrolled at FHTC. These costs may include fees, tools, and supplies. This opportunity is available through the Robert S. Rathke Endowed Scholarship.
The Robert S. Rathke Endowed Scholarship Beginning in the 2015-16 academic year, scholarships in varying amounts to offset the anticipated costs not covered by the state tuition program per semester will be awarded. Payment for the second semester is contingent on satisfactory completion of the fall semester according to the scholarship criteria.
Scholarship funds will be disbursed to FHTC and applied to the recipient’s educational costs which may include fees, required tools and supplies. There is no guarantee all educational costs will be covered. No funds will be disbursed to the student directly. In order for scholarship funding to be credited to a student account all tools and required supplies must be purchased through FHTC. Scholarship recipients will be notified by mail. Upon receiving notice, the recipient must submit a letter of appreciation and thanks to the scholarship sponsor.
To be considered for this scholarship, the candidate must meet and maintain the following criteria set forth in this agreement:
• High School student is or will be enrolled in a program of study at FHTC for 2023-2024• From a High School in Lyon, Chase, Coffey or Greenwood counties• High School Minimum Cumulative 2.5 GPA - Verified by transcript• First Priority to a student that is an orphan or ward of the state or a student from a single parent home• Second Priority to any high school student• Students must submit the Scholarship Application and transcripts by the March 1st deadline.
Any unpaid balance for fees, textbooks, tools or required supplies will be due to Flint Hills Technical College after scholarship funds have been applied.
If you have any questions email our Financial Aid office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 620-343-4600 Option 4.
2023 - 2024
Date of Birth (format 01/01/9999)
Social Security Number (format xxx-xx-xxxx)
Current High School
Year of High School Graduation
Are you an orphan or ward of the state?
Are you from a single parent home?
Are you a child or grandchild of a member of ABATE of Kansas?
Name of Member?
Desired Program of Study
Certification & Signature
I certify that the information provided in this application is true and accurate without evasion or misrepresentation. I understand that this application is a legally binding document and if this information is found to be false or misleading, this fact alone will be sufficient cause for my application to be denied or revoked. I have read, understand and agree to abide by the terms of the awards offered and described on www.fhtc.edu. I give FHTC permission to contact the educational institutions listed on this application for the purpose of verifying submitted information as well as enrollment, credit hours, and GPA(s).
By selecting yes you have created an electronic signature as legally binding as your hand-written signature.
Applicant Signature (Please type your full name)
Flint Hills Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, handicap, race, color, age, religion, marital status, or national or ethnic origin in educational programs, admissions policies, employment policies, financial aid or other College-administered programs. For questions or concerns regarding non-discrimination contact the Director of Human Resources at 620.343.4600. Students can get information about FHTC related to enrollment, retention, graduation rates, job placement rates, student body diversity and Federal Pell Grant Recipients at nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/. Graduation and placement rates can also be obtained through Gainful Employment information on the FHTC website under each specific program of study at www.fhtc.edu and through the Job Placement Report in hard-copy in the Student Services Office.