Scholarships Archive

Former Recipient Shares Thoughts on the Value of Scholarships

Marissa Vail graduated from Pittsburg High School in 2020. Since it’s scholarship season at the Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas (CFSEK), we caught up with Marissa to check in on her status as a college student and to get her perspective on the scholarship process and being a scholarship recipient. Marissa recently completed her third … Continue reading →

Our Top 5 Scholarship Tips for Southeast Kansas Students

It’s scholarship season again in Southeast Kansas! We announced that our 2022 scholarship applications had become available in late January. Today, we’re publishing a series of scholarship tips that we hope will help area students as they complete their scholarship applications, whether ours or anyone else’s. These tips come from CFSEK Program Coordinator Sherri Stephens, … Continue reading →

Southeast Kansas Scholarships for 2022 are now available! [Update: Closed]

Update: Scholarship applications were due March 31, 2022. Original post: The Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas (CFSEK) is pleased to announce that we are now accepting scholarship applications for the 2022-2023 school year. CFSEK is home to more than a dozen different Southeast Kansas scholarships established by local residents, businesses, and organizations to help area … Continue reading →

More Spring 2021 CFSEK Grant & Scholarship Recipients Announced

Grantmaking and scholarships are a large part of the mission of the Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas (CFSEK). The earliest CFSEK grants date back to the year of our establishment, 2001, and the first CFSEK scholarships were awarded in 2007. As CFSEK continues to celebrate our 20th anniversary of serving the Southeast Kansas area, we are pleased to announce the completion … Continue reading →