Annual awards for Coffey, Lyon, or Osage County, Kansas residents (minimum one year) who are full-time teachers pursuing graduate studies. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen, have taught continuously for the previous three school years in Coffey, Lyon, or Osage County and be pursuing coursework which is part of a masters degree program or in conjunction with a non-degree certification program (education administration classes are ineligible). A copy of applicant's W-2 must be included with application packet. Applications must be submitted one month prior to start of classes. Award amount and number of awards varies.