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July 12, 2024

Beyond the Classroom: Student Teaching Abroad

Our next story highlights our recent graduate Blake Murphy, a Rudd Scholar from Emporia State University. Blake earned his Bachelor…
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May 31, 2024

A Rudd Scholar’s New Perspective On Life

Our next Scholar Highlight shares Gary Tran's experience visiting his native country of Vietnam for the first time. This experience…
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April 8, 2024

Rudd Foundation Awards 45 Full Ride Scholarships to Exceptional Kansas Students

The Rudd Foundation is proud to announce the selection of its seventh cohort of Rudd Scholars, marking a significant milestone…
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August 15, 2023

Rudd Foundation Expands Full Ride Scholarship Program to Kansas State University, Increasing the Impact in the State of Kansas

Rudd Foundation, a Kansas-based nonprofit organization committed to promoting access to quality secondary education, is pleased to announce the expansion…
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April 20, 2023

From My Perspective: Choosing a Nursing Career

For our next Scholar Highlight, we reached out to our senior 2020 Rudd Scholar, Quintin Combes, to share a little…
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March 7, 2023

Rudd Foundation Selects Their 6th Cohort of Rudd Scholars; 30 Winners Announced

The Rudd Foundation is pleased to announce its sixth class of Rudd Scholars, comprised of 30 Kansas high school seniors…
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January 10, 2023

Scholar Takes His “Grit & Determination” Across the World

Kyler Bernritter, a 2021 Wichita State University Rudd Scholar, had the opportunity to study abroad in Sweden during his Fall…
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January 8, 2023

Rudd Foundation Announces 51 Finalists for the 2023 Rudd Scholarship

The Rudd Foundation is proud to announce 51 finalists for the 2023 Rudd Scholarship (see below). These fifty-one finalists were…
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March 9, 2022

Rudd Foundation Selects Their 5th Cohort of Rudd Scholars; 30 Winners Announced

The Rudd Foundation is pleased to announce its fifth class of Rudd Scholars, each of whom will receive a 4-year…
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January 17, 2022

Rudd Foundation Announces 50 Finalists for the 2022 Rudd Scholarship

The Rudd Foundation is proud to announce 50 finalists for the 2022 Rudd Scholarship (see below). These fifty finalists were…
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September 24, 2021

Rudd Foundation Donation to League 42 for Leslie Rudd Education Center

The Rudd Foundation is pleased to announce its $1 million capital leadership gift to the League 42 Foundation, which will…
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March 25, 2021

Rudd Foundation Selects 30 2021 Rudd Scholars; Program Will Be Over 100 This Fall Wichita, KS

The Rudd Foundation is proud to announce its fourth class of Rudd Scholars who will each receive a 4-year college…
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January 20, 2021

Rudd Foundation Announces 50 Finalists for the 2021 Rudd Scholarship

The Rudd Foundation is proud to announce 50 finalists for the 2021 Rudd Scholarship (see below). These highly talented, Kansas…
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July 9, 2020

Rudd Foundation Announces Promotion of Corri Roberts to Leader of Rudd Scholars Program

The Rudd Foundation is pleased to announce Corri Roberts is being promoted to lead the Rudd Scholars program in Kansas…
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May 5, 2020

Rudd Foundation Supports Kansas Children and Families with Donation to Kansas Food Bank

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to create unpredictable economic hardship for children and families throughout Kansas, the Rudd Foundation is…
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April 7, 2020

FHSU: Rudd Foundation Scholarships go to 9 Incoming Freshmen at Fort Hays State in Fall 2020

Nine incoming freshman students for the fall semester at Fort Hays State University have been selected for scholarships from the…
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March 13, 2020

Brummer is Rudd Scholarship Recipient

Erica Brummer, Tipton Catholic High School, is one of the 30 winners announced by the Rudd Foundation to its third…
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March 12, 2020

NW Kansas Students Awarded Full Scholarships through Rudd Foundation

The Rudd Foundation announce this week its third class of Rudd Scholars who will each receive a four-year college scholarship…
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March 10, 2020

Two Great Bend High School Seniors Named Rudd Scholars

Mayra Ramirez and Bayle Sandy from Great Bend High School were two of 30 students statewide named as Rudd Scholars…
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March 10, 2020

McGivney Received Prestigious Rudd Scholarship to Attend Fort Hays State

Makenna McGivney was awarded at $70,000 scholarship by the Rudd Foundation. The Abilene senior plans to attend Fort HaysState University…
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March 10, 2020

WPS Seniors Win Rudd Scholarships

Four WPS seniors are among 30 Kansas students to receive Rudd Scholarships. All four will attend Wichita State University: East…
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March 9, 2020

Rudd Foundation Awards $1.1 Million to Winners of the 2020 Rudd Scholarship

The Rudd Foundation is proud to announce its third class of Rudd Scholars who will each receive a 4-year college…
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March 9, 2020

Video: Andover High School senior Alia Michaelis wins Rudd Scholarship

Alia Michaelis, a senior at Andover High School in Andover, KS, has received a Rudd Foundation Scholarship. She was surprised…
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March 9, 2020

Lebo Seniors Receive Rudd Foundation Scholarship

Lebo seniors Quintin Combes and Cali Doudna both received The Rudd Foundation Scholarship. Quintin will be attending Fort Hays State…
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March 9, 2020

Students Named 2020 Rudd Scholarship Winners

The Rudd Foundation is proud to announce its third class of Rudd Scholars who will each receive a four-year college…
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January 21, 2020

PandoKids are Rudd Scholarship Finalists!

We are #PandoProud! Congratulations to sisters and PandoKids Chloe and Courtney Brown for qualifying for The Rudd Scholarship Program. The…
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January 16, 2020

Rudd Foundation Announces 51 Finalists for the 2020 Rudd Scholarship

The Rudd Foundation is proud to announce 51 finalists for the 2020 Rudd Scholarship (see below). These highly talented, Kansas…
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May 23, 2019

Top of Tthe Class 2019: Abbygail Rowden

Abbygail Rowden, Canton-Galva High School Awards and Honors: 4th Year Academic Letterman, Distinguished Honor Roll, Governors Scholar, Kansas Honor Scholar,…
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April 25, 2019

Marion Student’s Scholarship is an ‘Answered Prayer’

Marion senior Drew Helmer chose Wichita State University as her college more than a year ago, but had no idea…
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April 17, 2019

PHS Senior Wins Rudd Scholarship

Paola High School senior Johnathan “Trey” Young recently was selected as a recipient of the Rudd Scholarship, and he was…
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March 29, 2019

Wagner Earns Rudd Foundation Scholarship

Beloit High School senior Trinity Wagner is one of 25 students of the second class of Rudd Scholars who will…
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March 27, 2019

Fort Hays State Welcomes 2nd Class of Rudd Scholars

Each speaker at Tuesday’s Rudd Foundation presentation at Fort Hays State University talked about grit, determination and a strong work…
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March 27, 2019

Aundrea Haberer Awarded a 2019 Rudd Scholarship

Aundrea Haberer, a senior at Sylvan-Lucas Unified High School, was one of the 25 chosen for a 2019 Rudd scholarship.…
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March 20, 2019

15 High School Seniors Win Rudd Scholarship to Attend Wichita State

Twenty five high school seniors in Kansas are Rudd Scholarship winners and with that, receive a big financial incentive to…
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March 20, 2019

Rudd Scholarships Awarded To 25 Kansas Students

The Rudd Foundation has awarded 25 college scholarships to Kansas high school seniors. Each winner will receive a four-year scholarship…
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March 20, 2019

KSAL News: Students Awarded Prestigious Rudd Scholarships

Over two dozen Rudd Scholarship winners are heading to college in Kansas. The Rudd Scholarship is a renewable, 4-year program…
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March 20, 2019

Full Ride Scholarship to Chanute High Senior

Darbee Chard, Chanute High School senior, has received the prestigious 2019 Rudd Foundation Scholarship to atttend Wichita State University. The…
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March 20, 2019

East High Senior Wins Rudd Scholarship

An East High senior is among 25 Kansas students to receive Rudd Scholarships. Wendy De Loera plans to attend Wichita…
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March 19, 2019

Rudd Foundation awards $1.4mil in scholarships to 25 Kansas high school seniors

The Rudd Foundation is proud to announce its second class of Rudd Scholars who will each receive a 4-year college…
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October 8, 2018

Rudd Foundation Opens Scholarship Application

For the second year in a row, the Rudd Foundation is offering renewable, 4-year college scholarships to Kansas high school…
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July 10, 2018

Member Minute with the Rudd Foundation

If you're on social media in the Wichita area, you immediately noticed when Peter Najera, President of the Rudd Foundation,…
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June 25, 2018

Rudd Foundation Commits $1.1 Million in College Scholarships

The Rudd Foundation recognized 20 Kansas high school seniors at its annual dinner as members of the first cohort of…
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May 1, 2018

Rudd Foundation Announces 20 Scholarship Winners in Kansas

This year the Rudd Foundation created a new, 4-year college scholarship program that covers any remaining cost of attendance to…
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January 26, 2018

Fort Hays State Selected as a Participant in Rudd Foundation Scholarship Program

Kansas high school students choosing to attend Fort Hays State University will be among those eligible for a new scholarship…
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January 25, 2018

New Scholarship for ESU Students Announced

Emporia State University has been chosen by the Rudd Foundation for a new scholarship opportunity. Pete Najera, president of the…
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January 23, 2018

Rudd Foundation Announces New Kansas College Scholarship Program

The Rudd Foundation has created a new college scholarship program to help Kansas residents who qualify for a Pell Grant…
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January 19, 2018

Rudd Foundation Offers New Scholarship Program for WSU Students

The Rudd Foundation has created a new college scholarship program that will help Wichita State students who are also Kansas…
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January 19, 2018

Rudd Foundation Announces New Kansas College Scholarship Program

The Rudd Foundation has created a new college scholarship program to help Kansas residents who qualify for a Pell Grant…
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January 19, 2018

Wichita Foundation Launches Scholarship Program for Underserved Demographics

The Rudd Foundation on Friday announced a $400,000 scholarship program to help Kansans who quality for a federally funded Pell…
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January 10, 2018

New Kansas scholarship Program Announced

A new college scholarship program worth up to $400,000 has been created to help deserving students in Kansas. The Rudd…
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January 8, 2018

Rudd Foundation Announces New Kansas College Scholarship Program

The Rudd Foundation has created a new college scholarship program to help Kansas residents who qualify for a Pell Grant…
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May 31, 2024

A Rudd Scholar’s New Perspective On Life

Our next Scholar Highlight shares Gary Tran's experience visiting his native country of Vietnam for the first time. This experience…
NewsScholar Stories
April 20, 2023

From My Perspective: Choosing a Nursing Career

For our next Scholar Highlight, we reached out to our senior 2020 Rudd Scholar, Quintin Combes, to share a little…
NewsScholar Stories
January 10, 2023

Scholar Takes His “Grit & Determination” Across the World

Kyler Bernritter, a 2021 Wichita State University Rudd Scholar, had the opportunity to study abroad in Sweden during his Fall…
NewsScholar Announcements
April 8, 2024

Rudd Foundation Awards 45 Full Ride Scholarships to Exceptional Kansas Students

The Rudd Foundation is proud to announce the selection of its seventh cohort of Rudd Scholars, marking a significant milestone…
NewsScholar Announcements
January 8, 2023

Rudd Foundation Announces 51 Finalists for the 2023 Rudd Scholarship

The Rudd Foundation is proud to announce 51 finalists for the 2023 Rudd Scholarship (see below). These fifty-one finalists were…
NewsScholar Announcements
March 9, 2022

Rudd Foundation Selects Their 5th Cohort of Rudd Scholars; 30 Winners Announced

The Rudd Foundation is pleased to announce its fifth class of Rudd Scholars, each of whom will receive a 4-year…
NewsScholar Announcements
January 17, 2022

Rudd Foundation Announces 50 Finalists for the 2022 Rudd Scholarship

The Rudd Foundation is proud to announce 50 finalists for the 2022 Rudd Scholarship (see below). These fifty finalists were…
NewsScholar Announcements
January 20, 2021

Rudd Foundation Announces 50 Finalists for the 2021 Rudd Scholarship

The Rudd Foundation is proud to announce 50 finalists for the 2021 Rudd Scholarship (see below). These highly talented, Kansas…
NewsScholar Announcements
March 9, 2020

Rudd Foundation Awards $1.1 Million to Winners of the 2020 Rudd Scholarship

The Rudd Foundation is proud to announce its third class of Rudd Scholars who will each receive a 4-year college…
NewsScholar Announcements
January 16, 2020

Rudd Foundation Announces 51 Finalists for the 2020 Rudd Scholarship

The Rudd Foundation is proud to announce 51 finalists for the 2020 Rudd Scholarship (see below). These highly talented, Kansas…
NewsScholar Announcements
March 19, 2019

Rudd Foundation awards $1.4mil in scholarships to 25 Kansas high school seniors

The Rudd Foundation is proud to announce its second class of Rudd Scholars who will each receive a 4-year college…
NewsScholar Announcements
June 25, 2018

Rudd Foundation Commits $1.1 Million in College Scholarships

The Rudd Foundation recognized 20 Kansas high school seniors at its annual dinner as members of the first cohort of…
NewsScholar Announcements
May 1, 2018

Rudd Foundation Announces 20 Scholarship Winners in Kansas

This year the Rudd Foundation created a new, 4-year college scholarship program that covers any remaining cost of attendance to…