Roland Hoffman Memorial Scholarship Fund

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Bird City Century II Development Foundation
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The Roland Hoffman Memorial Scholarship was established under Bird City Century II Development Foundation to assist graduating seniors from USD 103 Cheylin School District with plans to continue their education in the agricultural or medical field. The deadline to apply is March 31.

Bird City Century II Development Foundation, a Supporting Organization of Greater Northwest Kansas Community Foundation, is proud to invite all Cheylin graduating seniors planning to further their education in the medical or agricultural field to apply for the Roland Hoffman Memorial Scholarship.


USD 103 - Cheylin graduating seniors


Amount varies. This scholarship is paid to recipients over 1 years (2 semesters), providing a 2.0 cumulative GPA is maintained.


  • Student must be planning to further their education in the medical or agricultural field.
  • High School attendance will be weighed heavily for award consideration.


During the fourth semester of post-secondary education, former recipients will be invited to apply for a 1-time renewal scholarship of up to the same amount initially awarded, paid over 2 semesters, providing a 2.0 cumulative GPA is maintained. Renewal scholarships are not guaranteed and based on funds availability.


Awards will be announced at the Cheylin High School Graduation ceremony.

Deadline to apply is March 31 end of day.

Contact us for more information

105 W 4th Street
PO Box 593
Bird City, KS 67731
(785) 734-2406


Frequently Asked Questions

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Can I send a physical application as opposed to an online one?

All applications must be completed online. Paper copies are not accepted.

How will I know if I'm eligable?

Applicants will be required to complete an eligibility quiz at first logon to determine which scholarships they are eligible to apply.

How to apply for a scholarship?

Click HERE to create an account or login to the scholarship application portal.

Click HERE to learn how to apply for a scholarship online.

Can I use my high school email address?

Do NOT use your high school email address.  The email address used in the application will be the primary contact method throughout college if you receive a scholarship award.  If needed, create a personal email account in gmail, yahoo, etc. for permanent personal use.

What are the requirements for references?

Verify that your references are willing to provide a POSITIVE reference for you prior to listing them as a reference.  You will need their email address to enter into the application.

How should I approach my answers?

Let your personality shine and be thorough in your answers.  Your responses are key to the award selection process.

What happens if my application is accepted?

Once you are awarded a scholarship, you must login to the scholarship portal to complete the required follow up steps. Before the first scholarship payment can be released, you must:

  1. Accept the scholarship agreement.
  2. Provide a copy of your upcoming course schedule.

What if my scholarship is for multiple semesters?

If your scholarship is for multiple semesters, at the end of each semester you will need to login to the scholarship portal to provide  your current cumulative GPA and upcoming course schedule before the next scholarship payment can be released.

What happens if I fail to meet the minimum scholarship criteria?

GNWKCF ensures each scholarship fund establishing documents are carefully followed. Students must meet the minimum scholarship criteria at the time of enrollment or the awarded scholarship will be forfeited.

What happens if I fail to complete the follow up steps?

Failure to complete the follow up steps may result in forfeit of your scholarship.

Click HERE for instructions on completing Follow Up Forms.

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