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Departmental Scholarships

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


  • Must be a 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
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Agriculture
  • Pre-Agribusiness & Equine
  • 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

Click here for the 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.

Click here for the 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
    • Fire Science
  • Cosmetology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education
    • Child Care & Development
    • Early Childhood
    • Elementary, Middle or Secondary
    • Instructional Tech
    • Teaching and Training Pathway
    • Paraprofessional

Click here for the online application

Humanities Department

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  • Creative Writing
  • 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?"

Click here for the online application

Natural Science Department

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering – Pre
  • Environmental Science
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Pre-Professional
    • Chiropractor (Pre)
    • Dental Hygiene (Pre)
    • Dentistry (Pre)
    • Dietetics (Pre)
    • 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

Click here for the online application

Social Science Department

  • Anthropology
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Religion
  • Social Work

-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.

Click here for the online application

Visual & Performing Arts Department

  • Art
  • Graphic Design
  • Music
  • Theatre
  • Web Design

Must maintain a 2.5 GPA
Must meet the specific requirements specified for a scholarship in art, graphic design, vocal music, instrumental music or theatre.

Click here for the online application

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