WATC Scholarships (2015-2016)

  • WATC Institutional Scholarship Application
    This scholarship is for students wishing to apply for available WATC scholarships in 2015-2016 school year.We are currently accepting scholarship applications for the 2nd 8 weeks of spring semester and summer semester. We are looking to award scholarships to new AMT (Aviation Maintenance Technology) students that begin classes on May 2nd  AND Pre-LPN students that are taking their prerequisites and have completed their CNA certification. Must apply to the LPN program by May 1st.

WATC Foundation Scholarships (2015-2016)

External Scholarships

    • Small Business Scholarship
      SuretyBonds.com is a small business that helps small business owners and entrepreneurs start new businesses/ventures or develop existing ones. They will be giving three $1,500 scholarships to students enrolled full time for Fall semester 2016. Students must submit an original essay (500-1,000 words) about how small business ownership (personal, parent, grandparent, or legal guardian) has shaped you into the person you are today. This is a one-time scholarship. Deadline to apply is March 31st, 2016. Winners will be notified June 3rd, 2016 via email. For official rules please visit www.suretybonds.com.


    • 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.


  • Jet AirWerks / Jet AirParts Aviation Scholarship
    The scholarship will award $1,000 per semester to a student in one of WATC’s aviation programs. Students eligible for this scholarship opportunity must demonstrate financial need, have overcome personal odds, demonstrate a high likelihood for success and have a minimum 2.5 GPA.Jet AirWerks, LLC began operations as a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Part 145 authorized repair station in 2008 in Arkansas City, Kansas. In 2011, Jet AirParts, LLC began operations in the same Arkansas City facility, marketing aftermarket turbine jet engine hardware from the CFM56, CF6 and CF34 engine product lines.
  • 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: steven.peterson@mcsf.org.
  • 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.
  • Kansas Farm Bureau Technical School Scholarship
    Kansas Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture has eight $500 scholarships they would like to award students who will or are currently enrolled in programs that will have a direct impact on production agriculture. This award is for the 2016-2017 academic year. They are looking for students who are working on a welding, diesel mechanic and other agriculture related certificates. Student or their parents must be a Kansas Farm Bureau member and include membership number in application. It is possible for the student to become a member of the KFB by filling out a membership application. Contact Vickie Hoover at 785-587-6614 or email her at hooverv@kfb.org. This is a one-time scholarship. The DEADLINE is March 1st, 2016. Winners will be notified in May of 2016.
  • 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 www.wichitamanufacturers.org
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Danielle Schweiger
Director of Advancement