Freshmen Merit Scholarships: $4,000 - $24,000
- $1,000 - $4,000 a year for Kansas residents
- $2,500 - $6,000 a year for non-residents
- Scholarship awarded over four years with eligibility
- Award offers are based on high school GPA and national test score (ACT/SAT).
- December 1 Priority Date for Merit Scholarship consideration
Honors College Merit Scholarship: $1,000
Up to $500 a year over two years for incoming freshmen and transfer students who are fully admitted to Wichita State's Dorothy and Bill Cohen Honors College.
WSU National Merit Scholarships: $50,000
- Open to National Merit Finalists and National Hispanic Recognition Finalists
- Annual amount varies; scholarship awarded over four years with eligibility
Shocker Neighborhood Promise Scholarship
This scholarship represents Wichita State's commitment to offer a quality, affordable education to incoming freshmen who come from limited-income families in our surrounding Shocker Neighborhood (Oliver Road to I-135 and Central Avenue to K-96).
Sedgwick County Promise Scholarship
This scholarship provides last-dollar tuition and fees funding to 2021-2022 high school graduates from Sedgwick County who come from limited-income families.
Even more ways to fund your success
WSU students also have access to millions in college-specific scholarships, including some of the largest annual undergraduate scholarships in the state (worth up to $64,000), plus other forms of financial aid.