The SGA and SLB Dreamer Scholarship


The Student Government Association and Sigma Lambda Beta Dreamer Scholarship is now taking applications for the Academic Year 2019 - 2020

Applications are due Friday, July 19th at 5pm in the SGA Office in RSC 219. Please direct any questions to the SGA Treasurer at SGATreasurer@wichita.edu or the SLB Treasurer, Miguel Gallo, at Shockers.SLBTreasurer@gmail.com or (316) 978-3480. 

Please check out the information and application in the SGA and SLB Dreamer Scholarship section.


All Other SGA Scholarship Applications for Academic Year 2019-2020 are closed.


Please wait for new applications to be posted for academic year 2020-2021. Scholarship packets will still go to the SGA Office in RSC 219 by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, February 3, 2020.

For questions about SGA Scholarships, please contact the SGA office at sga@wichita.edu or call at (316) 978-3480.


James J Rhatigan Leadership Scholarship

The James J. Rhatigan Leadership Scholarship is SGA's most prestigious award. It was created by the 1995-1996 Student Government Association to provide tuition assistance to eligible Wichita State University students. The Scholarship honors Dr. James J. Rhatigan, Senior Vice President of Wichita State University, for his many years of service as Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students, and for being a model of leadership to students throughout his tenure. The scholarship is meant to reward students who have demonstrated consistent leadership, service, and academic merit within the University and surrounding community.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate the following criteria:

  1. Illustration of leadership skills
  2. Commitment to academic excellence (GPA of 3.0 or above)
  3. Financial need
  4. Service to the University and community

In addition, all applicants must:

  1. Be currently enrolled as a Wichita State University student
  2. Undergraduates must have completed sixty (60) undergraduate credits before the fall semester for which the scholarship is awarded. Graduate students must have completed at least twelve (12) graduate credit hours.
  3. Have at least two additional semesters of course work to complete as a full-time student
  4. Enroll as a full-time student during the period of the award
  5. Maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.0 throughout the award period

 

SGA International Student Scholarship

The SGA International Student Scholarship is non-renewable. Prior recipients are not eligible to apply.

All applicants must:

  • Be a full-time undergraduate or graduate international student
  • Have completed at least one semester of study at Wichita State
  • Demonstrate leadership through on-campus involvement
  • Preference is given to students with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • May not be a previous recipient as award is limited to one academic year

 Scholarship Application Requirements:

  • Complete and sign application form
  • Attach a typed one page essay about yourself - Must include information describing your leaders and service to Wichita State University
  • Attach a copy of current resume
  • Attach a copy of current transcript, including fall 2019 grades - Can be your unofficial transcript
SGA Endowed Scholarship

All applicants must:

  • Be a full or part-time undergraduate student at Wichita State University having attended WSU for a minimum of one (1) semester previous to applying for the scholarship
  • Demonstrate on-campus and community involvement
  • Preference is given to students with financial need
  • May be renewed but the student must re-apply each year and maintain satisfactory academic progress

 Scholarship Application Requirements:

  • Complete and sign application form
  • Attach a typed one page essay about yourself - Must include information describing your on-campus and community involvement
  • Attach a copy of current resume
  • Attach a copy of current transcript, including fall 2019 grades - Can be your unofficial transcript
SGA Summer Endowed Scholarship

All applicants must:

  • Be a full or part-time undergraduate student at Wichita State University during summer
  • Applicants must have completed twelve (12) hours at WSU in one (1) of two (2) semesters prior to the summer scholarship award session
  • Demonstrate on-campus and community involvement
  • Preference is given to students with demonstrated financial need from their FAFSA and a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA
  • May be renewed but the student must re-apply each year and maintain satisfactory academic progress

 Scholarship Application Requirements:

  • Complete and sign application form
  • Attach a typed one page essay about yourself - Must include information describing your on-campus and community involvement
  • Attach a copy of current resume
  • Attach a copy of current transcript, including fall 2019 grades - Can be your unofficial transcript

Summer Endowed Scholarship (PDF)

SGA & SLB Dreamers Scholarship

The Dreamer Scholarship is provided through the Student Government Association (SGA) and the Rho Beta Chapter of Sigma Lambda Beta (SLB) for DACA-affiliated or undocumented students planning to continue their education at WSU. Priority for this scholarship will be given to DACA or undocumented students. Awards are based on academic excellence, leadership in on-campus activities/organizations and financial need. The committee will award students scholarships ranging from $500 to $1,500. After applications are reviewed, finalists will be contacted for an in-person interview and awarded accordingly.

Dreamer Scholarship Application (PDF)

Dreamer Scholarship Application (Word)

 Applications are due Friday, July 19th at 5pm in the SGA Office in RSC219. Please direct any questions to the SGA Treasurer at SGATreasurer@wichita.edu or the SLB Treasurer, Miguel Gallo, at Shockers.SLBTreasurer@gmail.com.

All applicants must:

  • Be an incoming or current WSU student
  • Be a full-time student at WSU
  • Have a minimum of 2.5 GPA at WSU (or 3.0 incoming high-school graduates).