AmeriCorps VISTA awards scholarships

The Wichita State AmeriCorps program has 20 service positions open to students at this time. These positions include part-time, full-time, summer only and year-long positions which will involve hands-on working with children, office positions, coordinating projects, helping promote nonprofits, or other tasks.

The positions are located in Wichita. Members selected for AmeriCorps service positions receive a living stipend and qualify for an education award upon completing their term of service.

Undergraduate and graduate students who serve with AmeriCorps can apply for a $2,000 scholarship from Wichita State’s Office of Financial Aid or Graduate School.

Since January 2022, six students serving with AmeriCorps were awarded $1,000 spring scholarships. The following members include:

Graduate recipients

  • Jessica Cordero
  • Gisell Gonzalez
  • Tori Davis
  • Li Wang

Undergraduate recipients

  • Courtney Collins
  • Mafiery Holland
  • Toyan Sims

In addition to applying for the scholarships, AmeriCorps members who complete their year of service also qualify for a Segal Education Award of $6,000 or a cash stipend.

For more information contact or to apply, contact Angela Gaughan at or 316-570-1309.