Clarence Goppert Family Scholarship

BACKGROUND: The Clarence Goppert Family Scholarship was established to provide assistance to students that have attended a high school in Republic County.

AMOUNT: Maximum of $2,500, Minimum of $500.

GEOGRAPHIC LIMITATIONS: Applicants must have attended two years at a high school in Republic County, KS.


  • Applicant must have had at least a 3.0 GPA while attending high school (if attending a 4-year college). A 2.5 GPA is required if attending a trade or vocational school.
  • Applicants must either be enrolled or plan to enroll as a full-time student at an accredited post-secondary educational institution (trade school, vocational school, or 2- or 4-year college) in Kansas.
  • Financial need will be a determining factor in cases of equal merit.
  • Applicants should include a resume that includes work experience, demonstration of citizenship and character, academic and extracurricular activities, and a short essay of their life outside the classroom.
  • Applicants should also include two letters of recommendation from instructors, counselors, and/or employers.


  • Scholarships are renewable for up to four years.
  • Students must have full-time status.
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above.
  • Enrollment verification for the upcoming academic year.