University description (as per official university website)
Flint Hills Technical College is a two-year public institution of higher education nestled in the rolling hills of east-central Kansas. It is located at the intersection of I-35 and the Kansas Turnpike in Emporia, a city in the heart of the beautiful rangeland known as the Flint Hills and just a short distance from the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve.
The college was founded in 1963 when the Emporia Board of Education made application to the Kansas State Board of Education.
Flint Hills Technical College offers 15 programs of study along with a variety of short-term training courses and continuing education courses. Classes are small with an average 15 to 1, student to faculty ratio. You get to know your instructors and they'll get to know you. You are not just a number.
Students at FHTC enjoy the hands-on experience--about 30 percent of your classes will be theory/lecture and about 70% will be in the lab environment. You get to learn and practice on a daily basis in classes what you'll be doing on the job!
Flint Hills Technical College provides students with a variety of financial aid services and options including institutional and FHTC Foundation scholarships and awards, federal grants, federal loans, federal work-study and Kansas Board of Regents Vocational and Nursing scholarships.
Local foundations and agencies, clubs and organizations, independent scholarship sponsors, and public and private trusts also assist students.
Important Scholarship InformationIt is through the generosity of many individuals, business, foundations and service organizations, that FHTC is able to offer a variety of scholarship and awards to qualified students.
To be considered for first-round funding opportunities, all scholarship application materials must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office by April 15 or October 15, whichever is applicable for enrollment in a program. Applications and Recommendation Forms received after the deadline will be eligible for a limited amount of second-round funding opportunities including any new scholarships developed after the deadline. Final deadlines for scholarship consideration are July 1 or December 1.
To apply for FHTC scholarships, you must submit one of the following with your scholarship application and recommendation forms:
high school transcript showing seven semesters work for current high school students, or
final high school transcript, or
academic transcript(s) from postsecondary institution(s) where a minimum of 12 hours have been completed, or
All scholarship applicants must:
complete a scholarship application
ask a reference to complete the recommendation form
complete all FHTC Admission Requirements
be a degree-seeking post-secondary student
be pre-enrolled or enrolled in a program of study
complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
complete a technical certificate or equivalent if pursuing an Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS)
be enrolled full-time for priority scholarship consideration Applications will be considered for all Foundation and Institutional scholarship opportunities.
Only one application and recommendation form is required unless the specific scholarship criterion states otherwise. Certain scholarships have a specialized application process. The Scholarship Selection Committee determines awards.
If a student does not demonstrate Federal Financial Aid need, it does not disqualify them from receiving an institutional scholarship. Scholarship applications will not be processed until all required documentation is received in the Financial Aid Office. Applicants are responsible for providing complete information. The college will not contact the applicant to request additional information should the application be incomplete.
Priority will be given to full-time post-secondary degree-seeking students (12 credit hours or m