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Scholarship Application Forms

Cowley College encourages you to apply for all scholarships in which you have an interest and are eligible to receive.  Below are links to online application forms for the various departmental and activity scholarships we offer to students looking to attend Cowley College. 

Before you apply for any of the scholarships listed below, we encourage you to visit the Steps to Apply page of our website.

Cowley College Foundation Scholarships

The Cowley College Foundation offers a variety of Cowley College Foundation Scholarships with differing requirements for eligibility based upon donor restrictions. Unless otherwise noted, a minimum of a 2.5 GPA is required.

Cowley College Foundation Scholarships require students to complete a separate Cowley College Foundation Scholarship Application Form, click here to apply.

Departmental Scholarships

Cowley College offers 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 the transfer requirements of the college.

Additional requirements by department are listed below

All department scholarships are available for renewal based on satisfactory completion of GPA and department criteria. Ask any scholarship questions by emailing the Scholarships office or calling 620.441.5207.

Business Department

  • Must maintain a 3.0 GPA
  • Must have declared a major in Business, Accounting, or related field
  • Must become an active member of Cowley Collegiate DECA
  • Enroll and attend non-credit DECA course - 1 hour per week
  • Attend one of two conferences throughout the year
  • Participate in 80% of fundraising activities
  • Pay $30 DECA course registration fee

Click here for the Business, Computers and Information Technology application

Career and Technical Education

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

Click here for the Career and Technical Education application

Health & Human Services

  • Must be a full time student (at least 12 hours)
  • Must have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.0
  • Must maintain a 3.0 GPA while at Cowley College
  • Must have a declared major in Allied Health, Education, EMS, Cosmetology, or Criminal Justice.

Click here for the Health and Human Services application

Humanities and Communication

  • 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 Humanities and Communication application

Social Science Department

  • 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

Click here for the Social Science application

Natural Science Department

  • 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)
  • Serve on the Natural Science Advisory Council

Click here for the Natural Science application

Visual & Performing Arts Department

Click here for the Visual & Performing Arts application

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