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Departmental Scholarships

Cowley is offering departmental tuition and book scholarships to a limited number of qualified applicants.


  • Must be a Kansas high school senior who will attend Cowley College full-time in the Spring or the Fall semester. (Any prior college course work is subject to transfer requirements of the college.)
  • Must be a Kansas resident according to criteria determined by the Registrar's office.

Additional requirements by department are listed below. All department scholarships are available for renewal based on satisfactory completion of GPA and department criteria. Complete a Scholarship Application by calling or emailing Lisa Grose in the Scholarship office, 620-441-5294.

Business, Computers and Information Technology Department

  • Accounting
  • Agriculture
  • Business Administration
  • Business Administrative Technology
    • Administrative Office Management and Office Careers
    • Legal Office Assistant and Legal Office Support
    • Medical Transcription, Medical Coding and Medical Office Support
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Golf Course Management
  • Hotel/Restaurant
  • Leadership (Business Emphasis)
  • Management Information Systems

    Must maintain a 3.00 GPA
    Must have declared a major in Business/Service Tech Department
    Must become an active member of an appropriate departmental organization (Phi Beta Lambda or Skills USA) if applicable

Click here for an online application

Career and Technical Education

  • Automotive Technology
  • Machine Tool Technology
  • Mechatronics
  • Nondestructive Testing
  • Welding Technology

Must have a 3.0 cumulative high school GPA, and maintain that at Cowley
Must major in Industrial Technology

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for an online application.


Health and Human Services Department

  • Allied Health & Emergency Medical Services
    • EMS Leadership
    • EMS MICT-Paramedic
    • Health Services Management & Community Development
    • Leadership
    • Medical Transcription
    • Medical Coding
    • Medical Office Support

Must be a full time student (at least 12 hours)
Must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.25
Must maintain a 3.25 GPA while at Cowley College
Must have a declared major in the Allied Health Education
Must be a Kansas resident according to criteria determined by the Registrar's Office at CCCC.

  • Cosmetology
  • Criminal Justice

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Humanities Department
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  • Creative Writing (send examples of work to
  • English
  • Liberal Arts
  • Mass Communications
  • Pre-Law

Must maintain a 3.0 GPA
Must have a 3.25 GPA in high school
Must take at least two English based courses (writing or literature) over and above any required English composition courses during their academic career at Cowley
Must submit a two page essay with the application that answers the question "Why do you feel education is important to your future?"

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Natural Science Department

  • Biology
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering-Pre
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Pre-Professional
    • Chiropractor (Pre)
    • Dental Hygiene (Pre)
    • Dentistry (Pre)
    • Dietetics
    • Forensics (Pre)
    • Medicine (Pre)
    • Mortuary Science (Pre)
    • Nursing (Pre)
    • Pharmacy (Pre)
    • Physical Therapy (Pre)

Must have a 3.0 cumulative high school GPA, and maintain that at Cowley
Must major in a math/science related area
Must become an active member of Math and Science Club (Mu Alpha Sigma Chi)
Must enroll and successfully complete Introduction to Research Methods during the first academic year with a grade of "C" or higher
Serve on the Natural Science Advisory Council

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Social Science Department

  • Anthropology
  • Child care & development
  • Education
  • Health & Physical
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • Social Work
  • Sport Management

Must be seeking an Associate's Degree in a Social Science major and planning to transfer to complete a Bachelor's Degree
Must maintain a 3.0 GPA
Must actively participate in a club or activity relevant to major
Must serve and log 30 hours per semester of community service at functions endorsed by the Social Science Department.

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Visual & Performing Arts Department

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