The College of Education will award over $600,000 in academic scholarships to its students this year. Incoming, current and non-traditional students receive these scholarships.
One of the College of Education prestigious scholarships is the Doris and Ralph Klose Scholarship. Each year the college holds the Klose Scholarship Essay Competition for High School Seniors. The Klose Scholarship Essay Competition annually awards scholarships to students majoring in math or science education. Klose Scholars receive scholarship monies each of their four years of attendance at WSU. The scholarship covers tuition books and fees for their junior and senior year. The Klose Scholarship does not cover housing costs. Other scholarships are awarded by the financial aid office for their freshman and sophomore year.
To be eligible to compete, students must:
Other Scholarship Criteria
Criteria differ for each scholarship. Students' qualifications are matched to the appropriate scholarships for final selection of awards.
For questions or concerns contact:
College of Education Scholarship Coordinator
Wichita State University,
1845 Fairmount, Box 131
Wichita, KS 67260-0131
Scholarship Donor Biographies
Many outstanding individuals have donated scholarship funds for not only students in the College of Education but other colleges within the university.
Financial Aid Office - Wichita State University:
Beginning Fall 2014, high school seniors who are fully admitted to WSU as degree bound students, will automatically be considered for Freshman Merit Scholarships on a "funds available" basis, with information contained in their admission application. A separate scholarship application is not required. Awarding begins in October and continues on a monthly awarding cycle as long as funds remain. It is important to be admitted early to be considered for maximum awards.
WSU Office of Financial Aid Website
Ways to improve your scholarship options:
Fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) from online at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov. This may improve your chances for need-based scholarships.