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Student Scholarships

The SEF administers scholarships to graduating seniors of Salina Central and South High Schools yearly. Individuals and groups may set up a scholarship for many reasons including honoring the life of a person, honoring their graduating class, or helping a deserving student to succeed. Scholarship applications can be downloaded here and are also available at Central and South High guidance offices in January of the current school year. Completed applications must be submitted to the senior counselor by March 1.

Students may apply for the following scholarships:

Class of 1933 Scholarship
Honors the members of the Class of 1933 and the fine teachers who provided them a quality education during the Depression years.
pdf form Class of 1933 Scholarship Application

Class of 1940 Scholarship
Initiated by the class president, Jack Moore, who encouraged other members of his class to donate to provide a scholarship as a “payback” from graduates of 1940 to future graduates of Salina Central High School.
pdf form Class of 1940 Scholarship Application

Owen E. Hodgson Memorial Scholarship
Honors the memory of a long-time educator whose exemplary career as a teacher and administrator spanned nearly forty years and touched the lives of thousands of students.
PDF form Owen E. Hodgson Memorial Scholarship Application

David Jett Memorial Scholarship
Honors the memory of David Jett, a student at Salina Central High School from 1972-1976. David was an excellent student, active in debate and tennis, and president of the senior class. This scholarship is to reward a graduating Central High Student who has achieved academically, been active in extracurricular and/or leadership activities, and has shown respect for parents, teachers, and others in authority.
pdf form David Jett Memorial Scholarship Application

Justin Cosco Memorial Scholarship
The Justin Cosco Memorial Scholarship honors a Central High graduating senior who is active in music during high school, has overcome adversity, and wishes to further his/her education in some way.
pdf form Justin Cosco Memorial Scholarship Application

Stephen Cosco Memorial Scholarship
The Stephen Cosco Memorial Scholarship honors a Central High graduating senior who is active in music during high school, has overcome adversity, and wishes to further his/her education in some way.
pdf form Stephen Cosco Memorial Scholarship Application

James and Helen Maupin Memorial Scholarship
Honors the life of James Maupin who devoted 22 years of his life to USD 305 as a building operator. Preference is given to a student who has been active in Salina South High's athletic programs.
pdf form James and Helen Maupin Memorial Scholarship Application

Judy Wright Memorial Scholarship
Honors the memory of Judy L. Wright, Secretary at South High School for 17 years.
pdf form Judy Wright Memorial Scholarship Application

JoLyn Bartz Memorial Scholarship
Honors the memory of JoLyn Bartz, mother of Salina Central High graduate Darcy Bartz Leech. The scholarship rewards a member of the Senior Class of Salina Central High who has grown from life’s experiences, shows respect to others, and takes time and effort to help. This year, in conjunction with the release of From My Mother: Surviving and Thriving in a Family with Genetic Disease, the true story about Jo Lyn’s life, the scholarship award will be $1000. You may visit darcyleech.com/books for more information.
pdf JoLyn Bartz Memorial Scholarship Application

Loan T. Nguyen Memorial Scholarship
Honors the memory of Loan T. Nguyen, a Salina resident and mother of a Salina South High School graduate. This scholarship is to reward a Salina South High graduating senior who has overcome adversity and demonstrated the desire to succeed and give back to others.
pdf Loan T. Nguyen Memorial Scholarship Application