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Dental Center Scholarship Program

Dental Center- Dr. Travis Gillespie Scholarship

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world- Nelson Mandela

It’s almost the end of the school year!  Again this year, we will be sponsoring a scholarship for an area graduate who will be attending Hutchinson Community College starting in the fall of 2024.

Please share with any local senior students you know! Thanks again to all our patients, friends, and these great communities.

– The Gillespies- Dr. Travis, Kristin, Ella, Avery, and Katelyn

One $500 scholarship will be awarded on June 15, 2024

Application Process

Download and complete the application from the link below and return it to us with your essay by email to

Scholarship Application

The Essay

Topic: How will you use your talents and your smile to positively impact your community?

  • The essay is limited to no more than 300 words
  • Please submit your essay in a separate document (word or PDF)
  • Add your name at the top of the Essay.

Carefully proof your essay and know that well-done short essays are admired.


This application form and all other required documentation must be received by June 1, 2024.
E-mail both application & essay in one email to:


Applicants will be scored based on GPA, college admission test score(s), school and community involvement, and essay strength.
Students must meet these criteria to be eligible.

  • Must be resident of Hutchinson, KS or surrounding communities (Reno, Rice, McPherson, Harvey, Kingman, Pratt, and Stafford counties)
  • Graduating high school in spring of 2024
  • Will be attending Hutchinson Community College starting fall of 2024

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