Scholarships

The Jana E. Pinker Memorial Foundation awards scholarships at the high school and college levels. Click on the links to view, download and print the applications. Jana graduated from Olathe South High School, was confirmed at Advent Lutheran Church and attended Johnson County Community College as a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society. Olathe North, Olathe East and Olathe Northwest students serve as volunteers at our fundraisers throughout the year.  We are also pleased to announce the awarding of two Johnson County Essay Scholarship.  With the eight high school scholarships at $250 and the two college scholarships at $500, we are very proud of our $3,000 annual scholarship budget.

Olathe South Golden Girls — Application Deadline, March 1
The Olathe South Golden Girls‘ scholarship was the first scholarship awarded by The Jana E. Pinker Memorial Foundation. It is awarded in the spring at an awards ceremony at Olathe South. Jana was a member of the Drill Team as are candidates for this scholarship.  The Drill Team exemplifies the dedication and discipline Jana enjoyed some much with her participation in this extracurricular activity.
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Olathe North Student Council — Application Deadline, March 1
The scholarship at Olathe North is awarded to a member of the student council. It is our way of saying thank you for their continued support.
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Olathe East Choir — Application Deadline, March 1
The scholarship we award at Olathe East goes to a student in the Choir. The Foundation is committed to ensuring a diverse recipient base with respect to academics, athletics and other extracurricular activities and the Choir at Olathe East is a fantastic organization that helps us do that.
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Olathe NorthwestInternational Language — Application Deadline, March 1
The scholarship we award at Olathe Northwest goes to a student in the International Language Department.
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Johnson County High SchoolEssay Scholarship x2— Application Deadline, March 1

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This was the newest scholarship and we are please to announce we will be awarding two of these scholarships.  Any graduating senior outside USD 233 is eligible to apply.  It is our hope to increase our scholarship awards to include more area high school seniors.
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Advent Lutheran Church x2 — Application Deadline, March 30
The Advent Lutheran Church Youth scholarships are awarded to two members of Advent who are seniors in the youth group. The Youth Group at Advent was a large part of Jana’s life and a place where she enjoyed communing with friends, family and her God. Jana was confirmed at Advent Lutheran Church and we are proud to keep these scholarships a central part of our scholarship awards.
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JCCC PTK Transfer Scholarship — Deadline, April 6, 2012
This scholarship is the first college-level scholarship the Foundation offered. Candidates are members of Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society and graduating with an Associates of Arts from Johnson County Community College in the spring and transferring to a four-year institute to pursue a Bachelors degree. Jana was also a graduate from Johnson County Community College and member of Phi Theta Kappa.
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JCCC PTK Spring Scholarship — Deadline November 2, 2012
This scholarship is the second of our college level scholarships. It is awarded in the spring to a member of Phi Theta Kappa who will be returning to Johnson County Community College in the fall to pursue their Associates of Arts degree.
Download the Application