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Our mission is to be the College’s partner in securing and providing various resources to support and promote education and workforce development throughout the communities we serve.

WATC Scholarships

  • WATC Foundation Scholarship Application
    This scholarship is for students wishing to apply for available WATC Foundation scholarship funds. *All Fall 2016 Foundation Scholarships have been awarded.

External Scholarships

  • ASIST- Executive Women International Adult Students In Scholastic Transition
    Executive Women International (EWI) is a business organization that brings together key individuals from diverse businesses for the purpose of promoting member firms, enhancing personal and professional development, and encouraging community involvement. EWI proudly provides scholarships each year to area students through its Adult Students in Scholastic Transition (ASIST) program. EWI partners with local resources such as educational providers, career professionals, and social services agencies to identify potential ASIST candidates. Students first apply and compete at the local Chapter level for an opportunity to be selected for a $1,000 scholarship. Chapter-level winners are then submitted to the corporate level for the opportunity to be selected for one of 13 scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $10,000. Your assistance in helping us identify candidates is greatly appreciated. ASIST is available to adults facing economic, social, or physical challenges, who are looking to improve their situation through educational opportunities. The program provides financial support and guidance to adults in the community who are in a variety of transitional situations. To be eligible for the program, candidates must be able to identify their career goals and objectives along with meeting the necessary educational and financial requirements. Applicants must also live within 50 miles of their local Chapter boundary, so applicants must live in either Sedgwick, Sumner, Cowley, Butler, Harvey or Reno counties in order to apply to EWI of Wichita.
  • Soroptimist Live Your Dream Award
    Soroptimist is a women’s organization whose mission is to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment. The Live Your Dream award assists women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them resources they need to improve their education. This scholarship is for the 2016-2017 academic year. Learn more about eligibility requirements and how to apply. Along with the application, the applicant must submit two reference forms found on the website. Applications may be submitted online through the Soroptimist website between July 1 and November 15 of each year.
  • Women’s Independence Scholarship Program (WISP)
    The purpose of the Women’s Independence Scholarship Program is to help survivors of intimate partner abuse obtain an education that will secure employment, personal independence and self-sufficiency. This is available for part time and full time students. The application is completely online. There is no deadline, however it is recommended to submit application 2 months before the start date of the program. Scholarship amount ranges from $250-$2,000 per school term. Applicant must identify a nonprofit, domestic violence victim services provider willing to sponsor her for this program. Must have worked with the sponsor for at least 6 months. Learn more about eligibility requirements and how to apply.
  • Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation
    The scholarships from this foundation are for children of Marine and Navy Corpsmen who are pursuing a postsecondary education at any accredited school – whether that be a technical school, community college, or four-year university.  For specific questions, contact Steven Peterson, Chief Operating Officer & Director of Scholarships Programs at 571-384-2790 or via email:
  • Nontraditional Occupations Scholarship Application
    Awarded through the Kansas Board of Regents to gender non-traditional students (e.g., men in nursing, women in welding, etc.). Four $1000 scholarships are available – 2 will be awarded to high school seniors entering post-secondary non-traditional programs in the fall and 2 will be awarded to post-secondary students who will enter or continue their enrollment in the fall semester.
  • Wichita Manufacturer’s Association Scholarship Application
    The Wichita Manufacturers Association (WMA) has established a scholarship program to support and advance the growth of manufacturing in Kansas.  Under this program, qualified full and part-time students attending any university, community college or technical college in the state of Kansas are eligible for scholarship awards.  Application information is available from the WMA online at



For more information please contact:


Danielle Lamb
Director of WATC Foundation

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