OTHER SCHOLARSHIP INITIATIVES
In addition to traditional scholarships, the Dane G. Hansen Foundation is working with other institutions to enable the residents of Northwest Kansas opportunities to receive or continue their education. Different from our regular scholarships, these opportunities are offered through partnerships with other educational institutions.
KU School of Medicine: Salina and Wichita Campuses
Medical students who wish to pursue a practice in rural, Northwest Kansas may be eligible to receive renewable scholarship support for their medical education. The Hansen Foundation provides scholarship dollars to the Salina and Wichita campuses of the KU School of Medicine to support medical students who wish to practice in rural Northwest Kansas. Scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the dean.
For more information, please contact:
Salina Campus: Dr. William Cathcart-Rake at 785-822-0402.
Wichita Campus: Heather van Buuren, firstname.lastname@example.org, 316-293-2694.
North Central Kansas Tech
Adults already living in Northwest Kansas who wish to improve their employment opportunities may be eligible for a Career Enhancement scholarship through NCK Tech at either the Beloit or Hays campus. A variety of degree programs are included in the scholarship. Special assistance may be available for students who need financial support in addition to tuition in order to attend school. Eligible students should be living in the Hansen Foundation’s 26-county service area and plan to remain in that area following completion of their degrees.
For more information, contact: Eric Burk at NCK Tech, 1-800-658-4655 or 785-738-2276.
Colby Community College
Students who wish to pursue a degree in the medical field, and plan to work in Northwest Kansas may be eligible for scholarship support at Colby Community College. Degree options include nursing, physical therapy assistant and dental hygienist.
For more information, contact: Nicole Nolan, Executive Director of Student Affairs, at 785-460-4608.
Salina Area Technical College
Students who wish to pursue a degree in practical nursing, and plan to work in Northwest Kansas, may be eligible for scholarship support at Salina Technical College. Before being admitted, prospective students must complete several prerequisite classes, such as Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Terminology, Math, and Human Development which will also be offered by Salina Tech.
KU School of Nursing: Salina Campus
Students attending the Salina campus of the KU School of Nursing and wish to live and practice in Northwest Kansas after graduation may be eligible for a two-year, renewable scholarship. The campus offers students a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, which is a program that accepts students who have already completed the first two years of their undergraduate education at any regionally-accredited college or university. Scholarships are awarded at the discretion of the dean.
For more information, contact Lisa Larson, PhD, MSN, RN at 785-822-0424 or email@example.com.
Phillips County Hospital System
Students who wish to pursue a degree in nursing, either LPN, LPN to BSN, RN to BSN, BSN, BSN to DNP and/or MSN to DNP or those pursing masters or doctorate degrees to become advanced nurse practitioners (ARNP’s), may be eligible for scholarship support at any accredited college or university. Candidates must agree to seek employment at a hospital, clinic or nursing home in Phillips County.
For more information, contact: Peggy Fabin at 785-543-5226.
University of Missouri Kansas City Dental School
Students who wish to pursue a degree in dentistry who plan to seek employment in one of the following twenty-four counties located within the service area of the Foundation: Cheyenne, Cloud, Decatur, Ellsworth, Gove, Graham, Jewell, Lincoln, Logan, Mitchell, Norton, Osborne, Ottawa, Phillips, Rawlins, Republic, Rooks, Russell, Sheridan, Sherman, Smith, Thomas, Trego, and Wallace may be eligible for scholarship support at the University of Missouri Kansas City. Successful scholarship recipients will be required to work a minimum of one year in the service area for each year they accept a scholarship.
For more information, contact: Hilary Wheat at the Roy J. Rinehart Memorial Foundation at 816-235-2173.
Fort Hays State University Tiger Come Back Scholarship
This scholarship is for students who live in the Hansen Foundation service area, who started an associate, bachelor or masters degree at FHSU, and wish to come back to complete the degree. Available for virtual or on-campus, full-time or part-time students who have been out of school for at least two semesters, have applied and been accepted for reentry to FHSU and have an FHSU GPA of 2.5 or better.
For more information, contact Angela Delzeit at 785-628-4408, ext. 4055.