Goppert Building
(785) 242-1939
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Sat 8 AM - 3 PM
Sun 1 PM - 4 PM


ORC Scholarship Information

705 W 15th St, Ottawa, KS 66067

Phone: 785-242-1939

This is a $500 scholarship available to one full-time High School senior. This scholarship is intended to encourage and reward a student’s community service, encourage students to work for Ottawa Recreation Commission and encourage students to pursue a career in parks and recreation.

  • Must be a full-time student in their senior year of High School.
  • Must be enrolled to attend a two or four-year college in Kansas.
  • Must be planning to major in Parks and Recreation, Physical Education, Sport Management or related field.

Applications are accepted January 5 – April 1 each year. Early or late applications are not accepted. Finalists will be contacted for interviews. Please do not inquire about your status. The winner will be announced at the senior awards ceremony. The winner will be encouraged to gain experience by applying to work for ORC the following summer and/or fall.

Click here for ORC Scholarship Form