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NHS Counseling Department


Seniors- Seniors interested in applying for the Community Foundation Scholarship should visit their website. The application timeline opens on February 20th and closes at 5:00 pm on March 17th. If you have any questions please contact your counselor. 


Reminder for students regarding local scholarship applications due March 17: : You MUST click "submit" after the transcripts / recommendations have been added making  the application 100% complete. Counselors will have until MONDAY, March 20,

6 pm to add transcripts and recommendations. PLEASE check back after that time to finalize your submissions if needed.  


Freshmen thru Juniors- Students interested in Science, should check out Bethel College Summer Science Institute. Click here for more information. 


Seniors attending Hutchinson Community College next year, enroll for your college courses on April 6 at 11:30 or April 7 at 8 or 11:30 - (parents will need to excuse you from NHS to attend) Register at




Fort Hays State offers the NIGHTINGALE Experience - two day event focused on careers in Nursing. Applications are due April 1 - the event takes place June 27 & 28. See your counselor download an application at


K-State College of Engineering Open House 

Freshmen, sophomores and juniors interested in STEM related careers are invited to K-State College of  Engineering open house March 31 and April 1 Registration is required at :

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Freshmen, Sophomores, & Juniors- Interested in being a teacher. Check out the Kansas Future Teacher Academy Summer 2017. Applications due by April 24th. 


JuniorsButler Community College will have a Grizzly Junior Day on Wednesday, April 26th. Online registration is due by April 24th.  


Seniors - 2 of the local scholarship cycle deadlines are quickly approaching!  The Central Kansas Community Foundation has scholarships available online and the deadline is NEXT FRIDAY, March 17!


Flint Hills Technical College OPEN HOUSE - April 8.  9am to noon Call 620-343-4600 with questions


JUNIOR DAY at Hutchinson Community College - April 5 - register at:


Kansas State University All University Open House - Saturday April 1. Displays and events hosted by 9 academic colleges with programming  at K-State Manhatten, K-State Polytechnic in Salina and K-State Olathe.


AIRFORCE Open House, Detachment 280 Flying Jayhawks - Saturday April 22 9 am - noon (lunch included) at the Military Science Building at KU. for more information call 785 864 4676 or email ARFOTC@KU.EDU


Sooner Saturday, will be held on Saturday, April 29th! This event is for your high school juniors and their parents. Students will learn about the Sooner family, take part in information sessions, tour our campus and residential colleges, and so much more! Learn More






College Admissions Representatives are visiting NHS this Fall during seminar and some lunch hours. 




April 18 Kansas State - seminar B




May 6, 8 am - noon 

$32 for ACT prep

Register at:




Wednesday September 13th and 20th 1:00 pm- 3:30 pm

Newton High School Lecture Hall

Cost $55

Deadline is September 6th or until the class fills up




KAPLAN online ACT prep 

Available for all students taking the ACT

FREE for those qualifying for an ACT fee waiver

Learn more at:



Local Scholarships



Seniors interested in these scholarships should click on the link to get the application form. 


The Claude M Rhoades & Ida C. Rhoades Scholarship —Students who have graduated from Newton High School and are pursuing a degree in engineering, construction science or architecture from a college or university on a full or part time basis. 



Leonard & Alma Nelson Scholarship - NHS seniors, male or female, who are interested in nurse’s training or music.                                                                                                                                                


Clark & Betty Whiting Scholarship - The Clark and Betty Whiting scholarship is provided to assist Newton High School seniors who plan to attend a college or university.


Newton Rotary Scholarship - NHS graduating senior who exemplifies the characteristics of service and respect  to all.


Ervelle Bronleewe Scholarship - Any graduating senior who is going to major in K-12 Education and whose parent is also a NNEA member 


Franco A. Sjogren KSU Scholarship – NHS graduating  senior who will attend KSU. Requires interview with committee.


Shelter Insurance Foundation Scholarship -  Any graduating senior pursuing an academic degree.


Newton Babe Ruth Scholarship -Any graduating senior who has participated in the Babe Ruth program for at least  3 years.


Regina (Starr) Esau Scholarship- NHS graduate pursuing a major in elementary education or a related area. Must attend a Kansas college. Requires interview with committee.


Fine Arts Booster Club Scholarship- NHS graduate planning to major in fine arts.



Ethan D. Lichti Memorial– NHS graduating senior who is committed to justice, peace and reconciliation in the world.



Newton NEA Scholarship – Any graduating senior whose parent is a member of the Newton NEA.



Stahly Family Scholarship – NHS graduate who has participated four years in high school basketball, baseball or softball and plan to play in college. 



Ericka  J. Stucky Memorial -  NHS graduating art student.  Must participate in the Senior Art Exhibit at the Carriage Factory Gallery.



Treble Clef of Newton Scholarship - NHS graduate pursuing a major in music.     



White Eagle Credit Union —Student must be a Butler County High School or Newton High School graduating senior having an affiliation with our credit union. White Eagle Credit Guidelines