Una Funk Scholarship Fund

The Una Funk Scholarship was established in 1987 by the Class of 1947 at their 40-year class reunion. The fund is made possible by donations from friends, admirers and former students of Mrs. Una Funk. 


She was a graduate from Council Grove High School and attended Emporia State Teachers College for two years. She earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Kansas in 1921 and became a Kansas Master Teacher in 1957. A preference will be given to but, not limited to a student pursuing a degree in education.



  • Deadline for scholarship applications is April 1, 2020.

  • Refer to criteria below for eligibility and list of documents needed (i.e., transcript,  introductory letter, tax returns).

  • Incomplete applications will not be considered.

  • Please type application, illegible applications will not be considered.

  • Preference will be given to, but not limited to applicants that plan to pursue a degree in education.

  • Scholarship winner(s) will be announced at the Council Grove High School Awards Ceremony on  May 13,  2020.

  • The Scholarship recipient must provide evidence of enrollment before scholarship funds will be distributed.  Scholarships will be mailed directly to the recipient’s educational institution.

Award Criteria

  • Applicant must be a current registered, graduating senior at Council Grove Senior High.

  • Applicant must demonstrate academic achievement through high school and/or college transcripts, and through testing records.

  • Community service activities will be considered.

  • Preference will be given to students that demonstrate a financial need. 

  • Applicant must include the first 2 pages of their mother and fathers tax return.

  • Preference will be given to applicants that are pursuing a degree in education.

  • Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident with a permanent resident ID card or current passport.

  • Applicant must include a copy of an official CGHS or college transcript including cumulative GPA.

  • Applicant must include a letter explaining their goals, career plans, financial need, and any other information you want the scholarship selection committee to consider. 







Applications are due by April 1, 2020.


Mail to:

Council Grove Area Foundation
C/O Una Funk Scholarship 

PO BOX 137

Council Grove, KS 66846


Photo Credits: Mindy Sue Photography and Love My Kansas - Land and Aerial Photography/Video


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PO BOX 137
Council Grove, KS 66846

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