OktoberfestHays Scholarship

Supporting our Future

OKTOBERFEST 2023 SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

When the Oktoberfest founders began this event, they intended to use the proceeds from this heritage festival as a way to reinvest in the local community.  At the heart of this reinvestment is the Volga German Centennial Association Oktoberfest Scholarship.  Over the life of this award, thousands of scholarship dollars have been given to Volga German descendants, and we are proud to keep it going!

This scholarship is intended for a Volga-German descendant that plans on attending Fort Hays State University or North Central Kansas Technical College full time. A non-renewable $500 scholarship will be awarded to one Fort Hays State University student and one North Central Kansas Technical College student.  Application deadline is February 15, 2023.

OktoberfestHays Scholarship

LAST YEAR'S WINNERS

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The Volga German Centennial Association, is proud to announce the 2022 recipients of the Volga German Society Oktoberfest Scholarship. Eason Kendrick, is the recipient from Fort Hays State University. Cale Yonger and Kylie Houck are the recipients from North Central Kansas Technical College. 

 The Volga German Society Oktoberfest Scholarship is intended for students who attend or are planning on attending Fort Hays State University (FHSU) or North Central Kansas Technical College (NCK-Tech) full time in the following fall semester. A non-renewable $500 scholarship will be awarded to one student attending FHSU and one student from NCK-Tech with the contingency that more can be awarded. Recipients can expect to receive half of the awarded funds in the fall semester and the remaining half in the spring semester. 

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