Barton School of Business and WSU Tech logos

The W. Frank Barton School of Business at Wichita State University and WSU Tech have named scholarship recipients who are participating in a joint pathway program.

  • Jessica Cristobal, accounting
  • Colton West, IT/MIS
  • Mia LeClaire, entrepreneurship
  • Simon Uhrig, business administration

The Barton School and WSU Tec have contributed $28,000 in scholarships for WSU Tech students committed to continuing their education with a business degree. The scholarships will be awarded equally to five students over the next two years.

As members of the Shocker Pathway program, these scholarship recipients also receive a unique educational opportunity. It is a coordinated 2+2 program, and students will earn an associate degree at WSU Tech during their first two years and a bachelor’s degree from the WSU Barton School after two more years.

Students will receive an integrated experience with the Barton School while completing their education at WSU Tech. The Barton School will provide career and professional development workshops, exposure to Barton School student clubs and organizations, and invitations to special events and presentations to all in the program.

Barton School of Business and Phi Theta Kappa logos

In association with the Phi Theta Kappa honor society, the W. Frank Barton School of Business has given three multi-year scholarships to transfer students committed to joining the WSU business program. This three recipients hail from three different community colleges across Kansas.

Braeden Althoff — management
Overland Park, Kansas
Transfer college: Johnson County Community College

Corbin Gillihan — accounting
Derby, Kansas
Transfer college: Cowley Community College

Hayden Jansen — accounting
Augusta, Kansas
Transfer college: Butler Community College

Each of the three students will receive $1,000 a year for two years. This scholarship is the first of its kind at WSU. To be eligible for the scholarship, each student had to be registered as a full-time student at WSU taking at least 12 credit hours, have a minimum GPA of 3.25 and be a member of Phi Theta Kappa.

Phi Theta Kappa is the official honor society for two-year colleges, with more than 3.5 million members around the world.

Sigma Psi Zeta is excited to open applications for our annual Aurora Scholarship. The Aurora Scholarship aims to promote womxn empowerment and create leaders at Wichita State University and within the local community.

The Aurora Scholarship, which is sponsored by Sunflower Bank and the Asian Student Conference, will be awarded to two full-time Wichita State students (current and incoming) who have demonstrated advocacy in our community with $500.

To be eligible, students are required to have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and complete an essay. Details of all requirements can be found at the link below. The deadline to apply is 11:59 p.m. Aug. 27.

For questions and concerns, please contact Merry Phan at

Applications are now being accepted for the Wichita State University Core Values Scholarship. Applications will be accepted until June 15.

Established in 2011, the WSU Foundation Core Values Scholarship supports a Shocker student who exemplifies the Foundation’s core values of integrity, relationships, teamwork, and service. The scholarship is awarded annually to an undergraduate student with a minimum 3.0 grade point average.

If you know of adult learners at Wichita State University taking at least 50% of their classes in-person, please encourage them to apply for the Osher Scholarship.

WSU is the only university in Kansas to offer the Osher Reentry Scholarship Program for adult learners. The Osher Scholarships are designed to help undergraduate students who have experienced a five-year cumulative gap in their education. The application for the fall semester of 2022 will close on June 24.

A list of requirements and the online scholarship application can be found at Any questions about the scholarship can be addressed to

The Student Ambassador Society (SAS) is accepting applications for the Amie Montgomery Scholarship Applications which are due at 5 p.m. Wednesday, May 4. The scholarships are worth $500. The scholarship is in honor and memory of Amie Montgomery, a founding member of SAS.

Scholarship requirements include:

  • Scholarship(s) will be awarded annually to a student(s) enrolled full-time at Wichita State.
  • Recipient(s) should have a commitment to volunteerism.
  • Recipient(s) may not be members of the SAS.
  • Consideration will be given to students with a minimum cumulative 2.75 GPA.
  • Award(s) will be made with regard to financial need once all other criteria are met.

For more information or to apply, visit WSU’s Amie Montgomery Scholarship website.