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Qualifying students must be on track to graduate from/or a graduate of Neodesha High School, have completed the Neodesha Promise Scholarship application, and be a resident of the USD 461. Students must be in “good standing” and have no felony convictions or juvenile adjudications.

To qualify for a scholarship award, the student will also be required to complete a FAFSA application and complete 40 hours* of community service.

2023 Graduates                        40 Hours Required

2024 Graduates                        45 Hours Required

2025 Graduates                        50 Hours Required


Neodesha residency funding guidelines. Scholarship awards will be funded based on the following attendance factors at Neodesha Schools. Students must be living in-district by September 20th of their Senior year. 


Attended K-12/6-12      100% Funded

Attended 7-12                95% Funded

Attended 8-12                85% Funded

Attended 9-12                75% Funded

Attended 10-12              65% Funded

Attended 11-12              55% Funded

Attended 12-12              45% Funded


Non-residents of USD 461 may petition for receiving a 25% award as a “qualifying non-resident”.  Award eligibility to be determined by the scholarship committee. A student that leaves USD 461 for some period and returns will be placed on the scale at the returning position.  Only full years’ count for funding. Applications will not be reviewed until all information has been submitted. Scholarships recipients must be US Citizens.


NOTE:  Non-resident awards have been extended through the 2027 graduating class.


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