Scholarships Archive

From SEK to the Silver Screen and Beyond!

With the CFSEK scholarship season upon us, we wanted to highlight the success of a former scholarship recipient emphasizing the benefits of the CFSEK Scholarship Program. Mean Girls: The Musical made its screen debut in January. Local Pittsburg triple threat performing artist Will Jewett made his big screen debut as a dancer in the recently … Continue reading →

CFSEK is hiring a Program Coordinator [Update: Closed]

UPDATE: Applications for the Program Coordinator position are no longer being accepted. The original version of this post follows: Are you interested in joining the Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas as an integral part of our team and our work in Southeast Kansas? We are now accepting applications for a full-time Program Coordinator. You can read … Continue reading →

Apply Now for the 2023-2024 CFSEK Scholarship Program! [Update: Closed]

Update: Scholarship applications were due March 31 and are no longer being accepted. The original version of this post follows: The Community Foundation of Southeast Kansas (CFSEK) is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2023-2024 school year. CFSEK is home to more than 20 different Southeast Kansas scholarships established by local residents, businesses, and organizations … Continue reading →

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 →