The First Strong Scholar Program is an academic success and scholarship program for College of Engineering freshmen who are first generation and have limited income. Learn how you can earn up to $1,500 as a First Strong Scholar.

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First Strong Scholars

As a first generation college student, you are a trailblazer, paving a new path for your future. You bring to Wichita State talents and strengths that can aid in your success, and we want to help you finish first, and finish strong. The First Strong Scholar Program provides an opportunity for first-year College of Engineering students to build skills and access resources to successfully complete their first semester at Wichita State.

Through academic success workshops, one-on-one coaching, peer mentoring, tutoring, and social events, the First Strong Scholar Program can help you develop skills and habits for academic, social, and personal growth and success. First Strong Scholars also have the opportunity to earn up to $1,500 in scholarships for their first year at Wichita State.