Wallace Invitational for Scholarships in Engineering (WISE)
This competition is held each November for high school seniors interested in studying engineering at WSU. Please visit the WISE page for more information, www.wichita.edu/wise. Deadline October 5.
High School Seniors - Engineering
There are still scholarship opportunities for high school seniors who do not compete at WISE or who do not receive any awards from WISE. Fill out the undergraduate engineering scholarship application. Deadline February 1.
Kansas BEST Scholarship
Students who have participated in Kansas BEST have the opportunity to apply for a 4-year renewable scholarship totaling $4,000. One to two students will be selected from the qualified applications each year. Fill out the Kansas BEST scholarship application. You will need Adobe Reader to fill out the fillable PDF application. If you have trouble using the Submit button, please e-mail this form as an attachment to email@example.com. Deadline February 1.
Project Lead The Way Scholarships
The College of Engineering is proud to partner with Project Lead The Way (PLTW) to offer merit based scholarships for students who participate in PLTW courses. High school seniors attending a certified PLTW high school and who have completed a course within the PLTW curriculum are encouraged to apply for this scholarship. The scholarships are renewable awards of $500 per year, with a potential award amount of $2,000 over 4 years. Applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA in high school. Fill out the PLTW scholarship application. Deadline February 1.
Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Scholarship
Each year the national Society of Women Engineers (SWE) awards more than 100 scholarships, from $1,000 to $5,000, to full-time students pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees in accredited engineering programs. You can find an application form and more information at the SWE website. The freshman application opens in March and is available until May.
Freshman General Scholarships
These scholarships are awarded to qualifying students on a funds available basis. Materials will be accepted after completion of the sixth semester of high school (end of junior year). Applications are reviewed in the order received by the scholarship committee and students will be notified of their scholarship status by the Office of Financial Aid.
Applicants submitting scholarship materials by November 1, 11:59 PM will receive notification in December. Applicants submitting scholarship materials between November 2 and February 1 will receive notification in March. Notification for applications received after February 1 will be sent out on the basis of available funding. Applications will not be accepted after April 1. Only applications received by the priority date of November 1 will receive consideration for renewable scholarships.
For scholarship eligibility requirements and to apply.
Ark Valley Chisholm Trail Scholarship
In order to be considered for the AVCT scholarship, you must:
Deadline to submit the general scholarship application for Ark Valley Chisholm Trail Scholarship consideration is November 1, 2012.
Historic Midtown Citizens Association Endowed Scholarship
The scholarship was established by the Historic Midtown Citizens Association, and it is awarded to a full- or part-time incoming freshman student with a minimum of 30 community service volunteer hours, a 3.0 GPA, and who lived within the boundaries of Historic Midtown. These boundaries are: 21st Street being the northern boundary; Santa Fe Railroad as the eastern boundary; Murdock Street as the southern boundary, and the Arkansas River as the western boundary.
In order to be considered for the HMTCA scholarship, you must:
Deadline to submit the general scholarship application and the HMTCA Verification Form is February 1, 2013.
Linwood Sexton Full-Ride Scholarship
The Linwood Sexton scholarship is geared toward minority students, majoring in Business or Education (all students may apply), who demonstrate financial need and have a minimum cumulative 3.00 GPA and a minimum 21 ACT composite score. The scholarship includes tuition, fees, books, on-campus housing for one new incoming freshman and will be automatically renewable as long as the student maintains satisfactory academic progress.
The deadline is February 1st, 2013.
Linwood Sexton Scholarship Application & Cover Sheet
Sedgwick County Scholarship
High school seniors who are Sedgwick County residents, may be eligible for the Sedgwick County Scholars award. The scholarship program, which is part of general scholarships at WSU, is funded through Sedgwick County mill levy dollars.
To be eligible, new freshman students must be a domestic, undergraduate, first-time student to WSU, submit a quality scholarship application, have a minimum 3.0 grade point average, and meet one of the following criteria:
Award amounts total $1000 for part-time students ($500 per semester) and $2000 for full-time students ($1000 per semester). The scholarship is renewable for a 2nd academic year, provided the student maintains a minimum 3.0 WSU cumulative grade point average.
Sedgwick County Scholars are awarded on a first-applied, first-awarded basis until the funds are exhausted. Interested students will need to complete a new student general scholarship application for the appropriate academic year.
Are you a senior in high school and currently participating in AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination)?
In order to be considered for the AVID scholarship, you must:
Click here to download the AVID Scholarship cover sheet (PDF).
Send Completed Scholarship Applications by the Nov. 1 deadline to:
WSU Office of Admissions
ATTN: Alicia Sanchez
1845 Fairmount St.
‚€®Wichita, KS 67260-0124
WSU B98/Channel 963 Shocker Scholarship
If you will be a true freshman in the fall of 2013, you have the opportunity to win a $5,000 scholarship to Wichita State University and a laptop from Papa John's.
Submit an essay telling us why you should win the scholarship and laptop, along with the complete WSU application. Submissions will be accepted between September 13 - November 2 at 5 PM. Instructions and application can be found through the following links:
Kansas Hispanic Education & Development Foundation (KHEDF) Scholarship
The Kansas Hispanic Education & Development Foundation (KHEDF) scholarship application is now available online for currently enrolled high school seniors with a 3.0 GPA who are of Hispanic heritage and who will be enrolling as a full time student in an institution of higher education in the fall of 2013.
Applications and other scholarship requirements are due Friday, February 1, 2013.
Mail applications and scholarship requirements to:
PO Box 4248
Wichita, KS 67204