Bishop Ward is able to provide a variety of scholarships thanks to generous alumni and friends of Bishop Ward. Scholarships can be awarded based on academic achievement and financial need. Through the generosity of our benefactors, we are able to award approximately $800,000 in scholarships and financial aid each year.
How to apply for scholarships:
1. Complete the scholarship application found on the side. (NEW deadline: February 19, 2020 by 4:00 p.m.)
2. Write a one-page, typed essay.
Incoming Freshmen: Explain your reasons for wanting to attend Bishop Ward and how this will help you attain your goals for the future.
Current Students: Describe how you are living out your faith at BWHS. How does this help you prepare for college? How does this affect other areas of your life?
3. Include a letter of recommendation from a teacher, coach, pastor, etc. All letters must be signed and sealed in an envelope by the author.
Please return all applications, essays and letters of recommendation together to the Front Office, Attn: Karina Martinez. Scholarship Deadline is February 19, 2020. For more information call 913.371.6814.
Several local parishes and youth organizations have scholarships available to families. We encourage families to check with their parish and youth organizations where they are involved to see if scholarships are available.
New Special Scholarships
In 2014, the Kansas Legislature introduced the Tax Credit for Low Income Student Scholarship Program (HB2506). This program provides low-income families the opportunity to choose a private education that they might not otherwise be able to afford. Check out the infographic below or email Karina Martinez to see if you qualify.
Bishop Ward High School Scholarship Funds
Class of 1961 Scholarship Fund
J. Louis Browne Scholarship
Pauline M. Malnar Rajija & Frank P. Rahija Scholarship
Rose & Anton Simonich Family Scholarship
Fr. Heliodore Mejak Scholarship
Blake B. Mulvany Scholarship
Clarence A. Wheaton Scholarship
William F. Lindquist II Memorial Scholarship
Sister Mary Constantia Towle Scholarship
Monsignor J.P. McKenna Scholarship
Michael F. Janesko Memorial Scholarship
Michael G. Rank Memorial Scholarship
Leonard (Joe) Haas Memorial Scholarship
Class of 1934 Scholarship
Bryan Gotham Scholarship
Madelyn & Ed Regan Scholarship
Manuel Mejia Memorial Scholarship
Coach Maurice “Moe” Werner Memorial Scholarship
Coach Don Stump Scholarship
Questions about the scholarship process should be directed to the Bishop Ward Office of Admissions at 913.371.6814.