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Community foundation accepting scholarship applications

Tuesday, December 11th, 2018

The Community Foundation for Cloud County is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2019-2020 school year. This year, over $15,000 is available to area students through the foundation’s seven scholarship funds:

  • C. Carl Cunningham Rotary Scholarship, for graduating Concordia High School seniors.
  • Carol Puckett Memorial Scholarship, for graduates of a Cloud County high school pursuing a major in education.
  • CF Sunshine Scholarship, for graduating high school seniors or graduates from Cloud County or Washington County who are pursuing the medical or education field, or plan to attend a recognized trade school.
  • Cloud Ceramics Masonry Scholarship, for graduating high school seniors attending a post-secondary masonry program at a vo-tech or technical college.
  • Pauline and Richard A. Cook Family Scholarship, for a north-central Kansas sophomore in college attending Cloud County Community College, Fort Hays State University, Kansas State University or the University of Kansas.
  • Wayne and Alberta Neel Scholarship, for graduates of a Cloud County high school.
  • Wendy Ann Koch Memorial Scholarship, for graduating Clifton-Clyde High School seniors.

All scholarship applications must be submitted through the foundation’s online scholarship portal by February 15, 2019. Scholarships will be awarded by mid-April. The application portal and scholarship guidelines can be found at

Last year, the community foundation awarded almost $12,000 in scholarships to 14 area students.

For more information, please contact Jessica Fuller, grants and scholarships coordinator, at 785-823-1800.