Scholarship Opportunities for Current WSU Students
Academic College Scholarships
Wichita State's academic colleges award over $2 million of available scholarships annually, and most scholarship support for current/continuing students is provided through the academic colleges. To be considered for these awards, students must apply for these scholarships each year (typically in late fall) through their academic college.
Each college has its own application process and deadline. Visit the college web page for information and application instructions. Questions should be directed to the college’s scholarship coordinator. See a list of each college's scholarship coordinators.
The College of Applied Studies annually awards more thanin both merit-based and need-based scholarships to students in the College of Applied Studies. These awards are made possible by our gracious donors. Their generous gifts provide more than 200 students the opportunity to continue their studies in the fields of counseling, educational leadership, education and school psychology, curriculum and instruction, human performance studies and sport management.
- The CAS General Scholarship Application is open September 1 through February 1
- An essay is NOT required in the initial undergraduate application
- If an essay is required the undergraduate applicant will be contacted by the scholarship coordinator
- Graduate applicants are required to write an essay as a part of their application submission process
- Awards are made April through May for the following fall & spring semesters
- Late applications are not accepted. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information
The College of Engineering awards approximately generous donors, which allow us to provide over 200 students financial assistance as they pursue their degrees at Wichita State.each year in both merit-based and need-based scholarships to engineering and computer science majors. These awards are made possible by our
Nearly all College of Engineering scholarships are awarded through our General Engineering Scholarship Application. This application is open from November 1 through February 1 each academic year, and applications received during this period are used to select recipients for the following academic year.
If you have questions about scholarships, contact Jason Bosch, Director of Student
Engagement and Scholarships, at email@example.com or call (316) 978-3400.
Students receive more thanin scholarships from the College of Fine Arts annually. As students go through audition/portfolio review, they are automatically considered for scholarship funding. Keep in mind - it is important to apply early for full consideration! Much of the college-specific funding is determined by March 15 each year.
To find out more about each schools' scholarship process, click on the following links:
- School of Art, Design, and Creative Industries - Portfolio Review; Portfolios are submitted through Slideroom. Deadline for Fall 2019 semester is February 20.
- School of Music - Audition Required; Auditions are held in November, February, and April - Priority date is November.
- School of Performing Arts - Audition Required; Auditions are held in October and February.
The College of Health Professions awards more than 200 scholarships and fellowships
each year. Students who are admitted and enrolled in a professional CHP program are
eligible to apply based on their respective program here. In addition, Shockers have access to general scholarships—including freshmen merit
scholarships and other forms of financial aid.
The Cohen Honors College annually awards more than scholarships to incoming and current students thanks to generous donors. The Cohen Enhancement Scholarship of up to $4000 supports approximately 25 current Honors students each year to pursue enrichment activities such as study abroad, National Student Exchange, internships in the public sector, national conferences, undergraduate research, or service-learning.in
Application for the Cohen Enhancement Scholarship is available online. Application deadlines are March 15, June 15, and October 15 each year. Applicants are notified of results two weeks after the deadline.
For more information about applying for Cohen Honors College scholarships, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (316) 978-3375.
Each year students receive more than Fairmount College Scholarship and Fellowship Application. Applications are due February 1 each year. Late applications are accepted and will
be considered if funds become available. Questions are welcomed and may be directed
to the Fairmount College Scholarship Coordinator, at email@example.com.
The W. Frank Barton School of Business annually awards overeach year in all areas of business. Scholarships are mostly based on academic achievement and need-based. These awards are made possible by our gracious donors. Their generous gifts provide over 260 students the opportunity to continue their studies in the field of business.
Most business scholarship recipients are selected using our online General Business Scholarship Application. This application is open from November 1 through February 1 each academic year, and applications received during this application period are used to select recipients for the following academic year. Late applications are accepted and will be considered if funds become available.
Additional Scholarship Opportunities
WSU-affiliated organizations offer a variety of scholarships that are open to current WSU students.
Outside Scholarship Opportunities
Students are also encouraged to look for outside scholarships. Information on scholarships that are not affiliated with Wichita State is listed as a courtesy to our students.