Kansas Scholarships

Wilbur-Ellis Company Agricultural Division Scholarship

This scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree in agronomy, crop/plant/range or soil science, business/farm/landscape/nursery/ranch or turfgrass management, horticulture, general agriculture, economics, finance, agricultural policy & management, agricultural systems management, sales, and marketing, agriscience technology, biotechnology, entomology, plant pathology or soil conservation.

BNSF Railway Company Scholarship

Funded by the BNSF Railway Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree at an accredited four-year college in the following areas of agriculture: business management, economics, sales, and marketing or finance.

MARC Endowment Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by the Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA) Foundation for students in particular states to help them ease the financial burden of their education.

Paul and Helen L. Grauer Scholarship

In line with the said pillars, ARRL is pleased to award Paul and Helen L. Grauer scholarship with the amount of $1,000 to one student of Midwest Division (Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska) who has successfully demonstrated academic achievements, financial needs, active community involvements and interest in amateur radio.

ARRL PHD Scholarship

This scholarship is offered by the American Radio Relay League (ARRL) Foundation Inc. The Association was created in 1914 by Hiram Percy Maxim for radio amateurs. However this one differs in that the candidate may study journalism or electronic engineering and may not necessarily be a licensed radio amateur but may also be a child of a deceased radio amateur.

Mahindra USA Women in Ag Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the National Future Farmers of American Organization for females wishing to pursue an academic career in agriculture. In a field where there are statistically less women than men, the FFA organization wishes to help women to succeed in this field.

MetLife Foundation Scholarship

Funded by the Norfolk Southern Foundation through the National FFA Foundation, this scholarship provides financial assistance to students who aim to pursue a four-year degree.

Kent Nutrition Group, Inc. Scholarship

This scholarship was sponsored by the maker of Kent and Blue Seal feeds—Kent Nutrition Group Inc., through the National FFA Foundation to provide financial assistance to students who wish to attend college and pursue a four-year degree in animal nutrition, animal /dairy / poultry or equine/equestrian science, general agriculture or agricultural science, agricultural business management, economics, finance or sales & marketing.

Lee Magnon Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is supported by NACE Foundation, a nonprofit organisation, which have a vision to support education and research projects relating to the science of corrosion.

Remember Your End Goal:

The career you’re seeking can determine what scholarships you may qualify for and the likelihood of securing a job after graduating. To help you understand what opportunities are out there we have done the research to find exactly what field is hiring, and how much they are willing to pay in order to fill that position.

 

Unique To Kansas

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Executive secretaries and administrative assistants Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants Teacher assistants
Salary: $30640 $21526 $18810
# of Open Positions: 6740 5790 5370
Competition*: 1.4 1.4 1.5

 


Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Chief executives Commercial pilots Mechanical engineers
Salary: $127696 $67660 $62565
# of Open Positions: 1510 220 1010
Competition*: 1.5 5.3 1.5
Job Title: Art, drama, and music teachers, postsecondary Industrial engineers Veterinarians
Salary: $61760 $61025 $60200
# of Open Positions: 280 1740 240
Competition*: 1.7 3 1.6

*Competition: = This row tells us which jobs are more common in Arizona, relative to the state population, compared to their popularity in every other US states. A Local Popularity Index of 1.0 matches the average across all US states; higher and lower percentages indicate the job is proportionally more or less popular here.

Kansas Nationwide Stats

Top Three Positions Based Off Of Hiring

Job Title: Retail salespersons Cashiers Registered nurses
Salary: $21020 $16406 $46436
# of Open Positions: 13500 10690 8990
Competition*: 1 1 1.2

 

Top Six Positions Based Off Of Salary

Job Title: Chief executives Lawyers Financial managers
Salary: $127696 $84053 $80823
# of Open Positions: 1510 1260 1300
Competition*: 1.5 0.7 0.8
Job Title: Managers General and operations managers Computer software engineers, applications
Salary: $75083 $73260 $65476
# of Open Positions: 1170 5790 990
Competition*: 1.1 1.1 0.6

*Competition: = Unlike the Unique To Kansas table above, which shows where jobs in Kansas are unusually common compared to other states, the Kansas Nationwide Stats table lists jobs which are the most common in raw numbers in the state.