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Scholarships from Other Sources
such as banks, organizations and clubs

The scholarships listed below are from organizations and agencies that are dedicated to helping students achieve their educational goals. These scholarships are not administered by Cowley College, so you will have to contact these sources directly.

Students are encouraged to pursue the opportunities these local, regional, and national organizations offer to qualified students.

Kansas Board of Regent Office

Financial aid programs available through the Kansas Board of Regents’ office available to community college students:

State Scholarship

Kansas Ethnic Minority School

Kansas Teacher Service School

Foster Care Tuition Waiver

Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship

Application and additional information for these scholarships are available at www.kansasregents.org/scholarships_and_grants.

Education Portal



Undergraduate Scholarships
Applications deadlines are April 1

You can also visit our About Us page to learn more about our organization:
http://education-portal.com/pages/Academic_Awards_Home.html

Computer Science and Computer Engineering Degrees - Undergraduate Academic Award http://education-portal.com/pages/Computer_Science_Academic_Scholarship.html
A $500 academic award given to a student pursuing a degree in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.

Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Degrees - Undergraduate Academic Award http://education-portal.com/pages/Criminal_Justice_and_Law_Enforcement_Degrees_-_Undergraduate_Academic_Award.html
A $500 academic award given to a student pursuing any associate or bachelor degree emphasizing a Criminal Justice or Law Enforcement concentration.

Liberal Arts and General Studies Degrees - Undergraduate Academic Award http://education-portal.com/pages/Liberal_Arts_and_General_Studies_Degrees_-_Undergraduate_Academic_Award.html
A $500 academic award given to a student pursuing an associate or bachelor degree emphasizing Liberal Arts, General Studies, or Humanities.

Architecture and Drafting Degrees - Undergraduate Academic Award http://education-portal.com/pages/Architecture_and_Drafting_Degrees_-_Undergraduate_Academic_Award.html
A $500 academic award given to a student pursuing an associate or bachelor degree emphasizing Architecture, Architectural Drafting, Architectural Design, or Architectural Engineering.

Undergraduate Distance Learning Degrees - Academic Award http://education-portal.com/pages/Undergraduate_Distance_Learning_Degrees_-_Academic_Award.html
A $500 academic award given to a student pursuing a distance learning associate or bachelor degree program. Available to all part-time or full-time undergraduate students completing an online degree program.

Other

Writing Contest Scholarship
Submit an essay no less than 1,250-1,500 words based on the theme: “Why do you think people are fascinated with the supernatural?” Entries must be submitted by July 1, 2014. Students can earn a $1000 scholarship for education expenses at an accredited college or private career school. The Scholarship Contest is free to enter, and eligibility is not based on grade point average or financial need. Contestants may enter only one time per contest. read more

Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation Scholarship Information
Applications deadline is Feb. 1
- A senior high school student who will be an incoming college freshman student with a minimum GPA of 3.00 on a 4.00 scale, OR a minimum score of ACT 22/SAT (verbal/critical reading and math) 1030;
-A College student presently enrolled in an accredited college or university who has maintained a “B” average (3.00 GPA on a 4.00 scale) during his/her college career;
- Enrolled for training in a technical school or any person returning to school after an absence to retrain job skills or obtain a degree. (Post secondary students at any educational level).
- On-line credit tuition when obtained through and Accredited College/University/Vocational school or an accredited program by an accredited agency.
Click here for more information.

William and Gladys Krusor Scholarship
Applications deadline is April 30
A $1,000.00 annual scholarship is made in two payments of $500.00 at the beginning of the Fall and Spring semesters and is intended to assist students who have demonstrated a commitment to completing their college education and who, without this support, could not otherwise afford to do so. Before the scholarship is awarded, the student must show proof of enrollment in the school of his or her choice. The scholarship is for one year only, recipients may reapply. The selection committee may request a personal interview with any applicant. Recipient of the scholarship will be announced MAY 31. It is the desire of William and Gladys Krusor’s family, to provide assistance to people whom might find themselves in a difficult situation and unable to complete the education necessary to perhaps make a difference in their lives.  Applications can be picked up in the Scholarship Department from Lisa Grose or email for a copy, grosel@cowley.edu.

Minisa Chapter, IAAP – International Association of Administrative Professionals.
The IAAP is an organization of office professionals, formerly known as secretaries, whose main focus is education; therefore, they are offering this for those persons who are continuing their education but need financial aid.  Priority will be given to those applicants pursuing degrees in business administration.
The Minisa Chapter is located in Wichita, so they are interested in helping individuals in this area.  The scholarship is $350.00, and will be sent to the school of their choice.  Deadline is March 15. For more information, click here. Applications can be picked up in the Scholarship Department from Lisa Grose or email for a copy, grosel@cowley.edu.

The University of Kansas Scholarships:  www.admissions.ku.edu/apply
Final deadline to apply for transfer scholarships: Feb. 1      
Transfer students who have earned at least 36 credit hours and at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA. 
To apply for $3,000 for two years the minimum cumulative GPA is 3.75.
To apply for $2,400 for two years the cumulative GPA is 3.5 - 3.74.
A complete application fo9r admission serves as your application for scholarships, too.

Executive Women International
Adult Students in Scholastic Transition (ASIST)

www.executivewomen.org
EWI Wichita Chapter is offering assistance to adults in Sedgwick, Butler, Cowley, Harvey, Reno, and Sumner counties who are in transitional situations and are in need of financial aid to further their education in their career pursuit.  These awards are made possible through the Adult Students in Scholastic Transition (ASIST) Program.  Applications for a $1,000.00 scholarship are now being accepted through April 30. Criteria to be used to pre-screen candidates: Financial need, socially, physically and economically disadvantaged adults, Heads of households with small children Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements: Utilize personal assessment and/or re-entry programs available through colleges, community agencies, service groups, or career professionals Clearly defined career goals and objectives Specify the educational requirements to attain above goals and objectives 18 years of age or older. For a copy of the application, please visit Lisa Grose, Scholarship Coordinator.

Soroptimist International of Winfield, Kansas
Almedia Greever Continuing Education Scholarship

This is available to graduates from Winfield High School in Winfield, Kansas. The applicant is required to have completed a minimum of two semesters of college course work and carry a grade point average of at least 2.5. This is a $500 scholarship and all applications must be postmarked by March 25. Copies of the application can be picked up from Lisa Grose in scholarship office.

Estelle Hamilton Gottlob Endowed Scholarship
Applicants should be Cowley College students that graduated from Arkansas City High School and plan to transfer to Wichita State University. Recipients must have at least a 2.75 grade point average and is renewable automatically if maintained. Awards will be made with regard to financial need. Applicants must complete an essay as part of the application process. The topic is “Describe a significant challenge, opportunity, or setback in your life and the impact it has had on you. What contribution do you hope to make as a student at Wichita State? (Your response should reflect your leadership abilities outside the classroom.) Please visit with Lisa Grose in the scholarship office to receive a cover sheet for your essay.

Citizens State Bank and Trust Company
Must be a legal resident of Ellsworth County
Major in any field of human medicine that is licensed by the State of Kansas.
Applications submitted to the Citizens State Bank & Trust Company, Trust Department, PO Box 128, Ellsworth, KS 67439 by April 1st.
Recipients will be advised of award by May 1st. For further information contact Karen E Britton, Trust Officer (785) 472-3141.

Army Emergency Relief Spouse Scholarship Program
Eligible applicants must be:
Completed applications deadline is April 1. The Student Aid Report (SAR) must be postmarked by May 1.
The application can be printed form their website www.aerhq.org. Students may apply online with supporting documents mailed with a postmark no later than April 1.

Army Emergency Relief For Children Scholarship Program (Ursano Scholarship Awards)
Ursano Scholarship may be awarded to the children of active duty and retired soldiers.
Completed applications deadline is April 1. The Student Aid Report (SAR) must be postmarked by May 1.
Criteria includes financial need, academic, leadership (sports, scouts, student council)
The application can be printed form their website www.aerhq.org. Students may apply online with supporting documents mailed with a postmark no later than April 1.
Click here for application.

Wichita Amigos de SER
Open to all Hispanics students with at least one parent being of Hispanics parentage.
Eligible applicants must be:
-Maintain a 3.0 GPA).
-Apply for full time status at an accredited college, university or junior college.
Awards of $500 to $1,000 each will be granted for study leading to an associate or baccalaureate degree. Deadline is February 28.
Click here for application.

The Kansas Section of the American Water Works Association (KsAWWA) is sponsoring the ‘Terry L. McKanna Scholarship’
$1,000 for a student pursuing a career in the waterworks industry
The American Water Works Association is a national organization whose members include municipal officials involved in water supply, treatment, and distribution; state and federal officials involved in regulatory compliance; consulting engineers involved in the design and construction of water supply, treatment, and distribution systems; and representatives of manufacturers of equipment and materials used in the water works industry.
Click here for more information and application form.
Deadline is July 19.

Washburn University Leadership Institute
Truth or Dare
If you always pick TRUTH, maybe now is the time for an adventure. College is an opportunity to explore the unknown.  Take the DARE and prepare to be amazed at the results.  This one DARE you will never regret.
DARE to LEAD
Students can receive up to $2,000 total in scholarship rewards.

The rewards of this program are immediate, and last throughout a lifetime.
All developing leaders are encouraged to check out the Leadership Institute on Facebook or  www.washburn.edu/leadership.
The deadline for students to submit an application for a Leadership Scholarship is January 7.

Nursing and Medical Assisting - Associate Degree Scholarship
Applications deadline is April 1
A $500 scholarship for students who are interested in pursuing associate level degrees, diplomas and certificates related to Nursing, Medical Assisting, Medical Laboratory Technology, Physical Therapy, Veterinary Technology, Radiologic Technology.
Click here for more information and application form.

Art and Design - Associate Degree Scholarship
Applications deadline is April 1
A $500 scholarship for students who are interested in pursuing associate level degrees related to Art, Computer Aided Design, Fashion Design, Visual Communications, Interior Design, Computer Graphics and others.
Click here for more information and application form.

Computer Technology and Information Systems - Associate Degree Scholarship
Applications deadline is April 1
A $500 scholarship for students who are interested in pursuing associate level degrees and certificates related to Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Networking, Computer Software, Database Technology, Information Security and others.
Click here for more information and application form.

Online Associate Degree Scholarship
Applications deadline is April 1
A $500 scholarship for full-time or part-time students who are interested in pursuing any online associate level degree.
Click here for more information and application form.

MassMutual Scholars
A national scholarship program for high achieving college students of African American, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic descent interested in pursuing careers in the insurance and financial services industry.
Click here for more information.

African-American Monumental Life Settlement Scholarship
Click here for more information.

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