DODGE CITY – Western Kansas Manufacturers Association scholarships are available at several area universities and vocational technical colleges for the 2015-2016 school year.

Scholarships are made available each year at Barton Community College, Colby Community College, Dodge City Community College, Garden City Community College, NCK Tech (North Central Kansas Technical College), Northwest Kansas Technical College, Seward County Community College/Area Tech School, Fort Hays State University, Kansas State University and the University of Kansas.

Scholarships remain available at this time at all schools except Seward County, Fort Hays and the University of Kansas.

Qualifying students are U.S. citizens who reside in western Kansas and have graduated from a western Kansas high school. The scholarships are for freshman students, with preference given to those enrolling in industrial engineering, pre-engineering or business administration.

Scholarship applications should be made directly through the individual school’s financial aid or scholarship department.

WKMA scholarships are partially funded each year by the sale of 300 limited-edition belt buckles commemorating the upcoming 3i Show. Order forms are available online at www.3ishow.com.

Buckles and hats will also be sold at the 61st annual show at Dodge City. The show is Oct. 8-10.

For more information, visit www.3ishow.com or call the WKMA office directly toll-free at (877) 405-2883.