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Student Enrichment Grants

The Maize Education Foundation strives to support opportunities that encourage Maize students to find their own versions of success and to become responsible, civically engaged adults.

Maize High and Maize South High School students compete at the 2019 VEX World Robotics Championships.

Maize High and Maize South High School students compete at the 2019 VEX World Robotics Championships.



Who Can Apply?

  • Students in grades 7 through 12 can apply for a grant of up to $500 to help cover the costs associated with enrichment activities like leadership seminars, expeditions, educational camps, national competitions, and more.

  • Seniors wishing to apply for a Student Enrichment Grant must meet one or both of the following criteria:

    • The proposed activity must take place during the school year.

    • In taking part in the proposed activity, the student must be representing the Maize School District.

  • Students must be enrolled in a Maize school and in good standing to be eligible for a Student Enrichment Grant.

  • Limit one awarded grant per per student per school year

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Eligible Activities

  • Activities must aim to enhance an applicant’s total learning experience and may include academic and/or leadership seminars, workshops, camps, or expeditions that promote science, arts, technology, leadership, and civic engagement, among other learning opportunities.

  • The purpose of the activity may not conflict with the expectations or policies of the Maize School District and may not be political or religious in nature.

  • Dual credit classes and/or college tuition are not eligible for Student Enrichment Grant funding.

How to Apply

All applications must be submitted through the Kaleidoscope online portal which can be found by clicking the button below.


  • All applications for the Fall Semester 2019 grant cycle must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, October 16, 2019.

  • No exceptions will be made for late submissions. If a student misses the deadline, they may submit their application for consideration in the Spring Semester 2020 grant cycle.


Helping our students PURSUE their dreams

In Spring 2019, the Foundation awarded more than $5,000 in Student Enrichment Grants for experiences such as:

  • VEX World Robotics Championship

  • Space Camp

  • KAY Leadership Camp

  • Gonzaga Debate Institute

  • Delano Chamber Players

Each semester we are excited to receive thoughtful and creative grant applications from students throughout the district and always look forward to their photos and essays sharing their learning experiences with us later in the year.

If you have any questions about Student Enrichment Grants, please contact Travis Bloom at or 316-350-2029.