Professor Fran Jabara Endowed Scholarship

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Two $20,000 Scholarships

The W. Frank Barton School of Business awards two $20,000 Professor Fran Jabara Endowed Scholarships each year to students majoring or double-marjoring in entrepreneurship. The scholarship is awarded over a four year period.

Eligibility Requirements

  • May 2015 high school graduate
  • Minimum high school GPA of 3.50
  • Minimum of 24 composite ACT
  • Admitted to Wichita State University by February 20
  • Declare an Entrepreneurship Major
  • Application deadline Friday, February 20, 2015
    • ‚ÄčTo be eligible, your application must be delivered or emailed no later than Friday, February 20 at 5 p.m.


  • Friday, February 20: Scholarship application due
  • Friday, March 6: Scholarship winners contacted
  • Friday, March 13: Winners announced & luncheon for the scholarship winners 

 Scholarship Luncheon:

The winners of the Professor Fran Jabara Endowed Scholarship are invited to attend a luncheon at the Center for Entrepreneurship, Devlin Hall, WSU main campus on Tuesday, March 10 from noon to 1:30 p.m. Attending the luncheon will be Mr. Jabara, Dean of the College of Business, Director of the Center for Entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurship faculty. The winner's parent(s) are also invited to attend the luncheon. 

Apply for Admission & To declare entrepreneurship major

Apply for admission to Wichita State University

To declare a major in entrepreneurship contact the Barton School of Business Advisining Center at business.advisor@wichita.edu or by phone at (316) 978-3203.


If you have questions regarding this scholarship, please contact Tia Bodine, Coordinator of Operations and Student Services, Center for Entrepreneurship, at (316) 978-5162 or by email at Tia.Bodine@wichita.edu.