Hutchinson Scholarship

The Hutch’s Scholars Award program awards scholarships to a current year graduating high school senior from western Oklahoma (Alfalfa, Beaver, Beckham, Blaine, Caddo, Custer, Dewey, Ellis, Garfield, Grant, Harper, Major, Roger Mills, Texas, Washita, Woods and Woodward counties) or southwestern Kansas (Seward county). Financial need is considered.


  • Graduating seniors of high schools in the authorized counties.
  • A high school GPA ≥ 3.0.

Funds may be used for tuition, fees and books at any academically accredited two-year, four-year or vocational/technical nonprofit institution in the United States. Scholarship funds may be applied to the cost of room and board if the student resides in campus housing. Award payments are made directly to the school. No more than six credit hours may be completed online each semester.

The Hutch’s Scholars Award is a reapplication scholarship. Recipients must earn credit for all study that is supported with scholarship funding. Recipients must maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or greater and receive no failing grades. Scholarship recipients may receive scholarship funds for a maximum of four academic years.

Supplemental Questions
  1. Describe your most meaningful achievement(s) and explain why. (Please limit to 1000 words.)
  2. Did you submit your household's FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) for the coming year when you completed the General Application? (NOTE: If you answered "no,” please know that financial need may be considered for this scholarship. To be eligible for this scholarship, you need to return to the General Application and attach a FAFSA or a 1040 if you cannot complete the FAFSA.) If you cannot complete the FAFSA, please indicate your financial circumstances on your General Application under the particular circumstances question.