KACRAO Scholarship

Glenn Lygrisse/KACRAO Scholarship

The Kansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (KACRAO) offers scholarships to reward students who have demonstrated quality leadership during their high school years. There are four $250 awards available each academic year, which may be used at KACRAO member institutions. The scholarships will be designated as follows; one per school type: four-year public, four-year private, community college, and technical/vocational. The awards are not need-based and may be used in conjunction with other awards.

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To be eligible for consideration for these scholarships, students must:

  • Be in their senior year at a Kansas high school;
  • Have a cumulative seventh semester GPA of at least 3.25 on a 4.0 scale;
  • Have a minimum ACT composite score of 22 or SAT-I combined score of 1020

Students will be required to submit, three documents with their application. If they do not have the ability to upload the required documents, please mail the documents to the following address:

The 2017-2018 application will be available in late Fall 2016.  The Application Deadline is March 1, 2017.

Contact the KACRAO Scholarship Committee Chair at: scholarshipcommittee@kacrao.org if you have questions.

2016 Glynn Lygrisse KACRAO Scholarship Winners:

Community College
Tyler Phillips, Mission Valley High School
Butler Community College
Public Four Year
Morgan Laudan, Paola High School
Emporia State University
Kristen Zerr, Wheatland High School
Benedictine College
Technical College
Madisan Nicholson, Wallace County High School
Bellus Academy

2015-2016 Scholarship Committee:

Rachel Montgomery, Admissions Counselor, Fort Hays State University
Chad Steinkamp, Assistant Director of Admissions, Wichita State University
Kitti O'Donnell, Director of Admissions Operations, University of Saint Mary (Chair)
Josh Budd, Admissions Representative, Fort Scott Community College
Leah Brown, Admissions Counselor, Washburn University
Leslie Beddo, Director of Recruitment & College Relations, Neosho County Community College