Scholarship Funds

Scholarship Funds give donors the opportunity to provide educational support for students at any level of education. Donors may designate a particular field of study, a specific educational institution, and/or eligibility requirements.

Scholarship Fund Guidelines

Current Scholarship Funds

STEVE & PATRICIA BACCUS SCHOLARSHIP FUND

The Ottawa County Community Foundation also supports student education through The Twin Valley Education Foundation Designated Fund. Student scholarships are awarded through the Twin Valley Education Foundation and are funded through the fund at OCCF. For more information about those scholarships, visit the Twin Valley Education Foundation website or contact them at 785-488-3325.

Ottawa County Students may also qualify for several grants held at the Greater Salina Community Foundation. Click here to learn more.

Questions? Contact Scholarship Coordinator, Jessica Fuller, at 785-823-1800 or jessicafuller@gscf.org.

Recent News

Community foundation accepting fall grant applications

Community foundation accepting fall grant applications MINNEAPOLIS, Kan.—The Ottawa County Community Foundation is accepting applications for fall grants. Online applications open August 1 and are due October 1, 2020. Recently, with a grant funded by the Ottawa County Community Foundation, the Minneapolis Recreation Commission was able to undergo a massive renovation of Rupert Baseball Field. The $22,800 of grant money funded a new scoreboard and controller, secured a schematic to adjust the existing lights, as well as equipment and labor to clean the existing lighting, and secured parts and labor to install backup extension. Over 20 people from the community volunteered their efforts to complete this project, which saved on labor cost and made[...]

Community foundation announces scholarship recipients

Zachary PerryTrevor HaleyColby Nichols Community foundation announces scholarship recipients MINNEAPOLIS, Kan.— The Ottawa County Community Foundation has awarded over $12,000 in scholarships to area students for the upcoming academic year. The John and Olive L. Cornellisson Scholarship. This scholarship is for graduating seniors of a USD 239 or USD 240 high school who are pursuing further education in the areas of agriculture or vocational training. Colby Nichols, Minneapolis, received a $3,028 scholarship, Trevor Haley, Delphos, received a $4,000 scholarship, and Zach Perry, Tescott, received a $5,000 scholarship. More information about the foundation’s scholarship program can be found at www.ottawacountycf.org/scholarships. [...]