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Each year Emporia State University awards millions of dollars in financial aid to help students pursue their education. Anyone can browse our library of scholarships available, but only current students and future Hornets who have completed the Undergraduate Application for Admission or the Graduate Application for Admission can log in to the scholarship portal. If you haven't applied yet, it takes fewer than ten minutes and once your application is complete, you will receive login information and be able to access the scholarship portal within 24 hours (or 3-5 days for International Students).

The search functions below will allow you to learn more about the many scholarships that may be available to you. Please note that these category filters are inclusive rather than exclusive; that is, the more categories you select the more scholarships you will see, and each scholarship listed will not necessarily meet all the selected categories. For questions about finding scholarships or using the portal, contact us at ESUScholarships@emporia.edu or 620-341-5457.

It is not possible to apply for a specific scholarship from this search page. Instead, students and prospective students must log in to the scholarship portal and complete the ESU General Scholarship Application. Completing this application every year is the first step on your journey to appear on the applicant list for every available scholarship that matches your qualifications. Ready to get started? Click the "Apply Now" button below!




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Aaron James Stout Memorial Fund

The Aaron James Stout Memorial Fund was established in 1983 by Ruth Stout Wright to honor her father. He served as the superintendent of public schools in Topeka for 24 years, the longest tenure of any superintendent in Topeka's history. The original purpose of this fund was to bring outstanding school administrators to the campus during the summer for workshops and seminars. It now provides scholarship support to current school administrators or individuals working toward becoming school administrators, who are pursuing a degree, licensure or certificate at ESU.

​All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


AAUW & Loretto A. Langley Scholarship

Established by Emporia branch of the American Association in 2002 in honor of Loretto Langley who was a 50-year life member of AAUW and epitomized their mission, this fund provides scholarships to a non-traditional or single mother with financial need regardless of major.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required. 


Accounting Alumni Endowed Scholarship

Established by the Department of Accounting and Information Systems in 1987, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students majoring in Accounting.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete. 


Accounting Club Scholarship

Established in 1987 by the Accounting Club, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students majoring in accounting at Emporia State University.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete. 


Achsah M. Harris & Laura (Harris) Stahl Memorial Scholarship

Established by Loy E. Harris in 1981, this fund provides annual scholarships for Kansas students majoring in Elementary Education with first preference to those with financial need.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Adelaide King West Scholarship

Established in 1964 by Adelaide West, this fund will provide scholarships for worthy students specializing in English.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Adelaide M. Kauzer Business Scholarship

Established in 1975 by Willard Kauzer and supplemented by his sister, Adelaide Kauzer's, Estate in 1981, this fund will provide scholarships for students in the School of Business who are making above-average grades.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additionally application is required. 


Adelia May Ireland Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Milton H. Larsen, in honor of his mother, Adelia May (Ireland) Larsen, this fund provides scholarship assistance for undergraduate students in Elementary Education, with first preference to those intending to teach kindergarten or first grade, who maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA and have graduated from any high school in the state of Kansas.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Agler & Gaeddert, Chartered Scholarship

Established by Agler and Gaeddert Chartered in 1986, this fund provides scholarships for Junior & Senior students majoring in accounting.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required. 


Albert E. & Beulah H. Woodruff Scholarship

Established in 1987 by the Albert E. & Beulah H. Woodruff Trust, and amended in 1996, this fund will provide scholarships for outstanding students majoring in any physical science program who are preparing to become teachers in the physical sciences.

This scholarship is awarded by the Physical Sciences department. Please complete the Department of Physical Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Albert H. & Lois S. Fitzgerrel Scholarship

Established by Ron, Doug & Geoffrey Fitzgerrel in memory of their parents, former Music Department faculty member Albert Fitzgerrel and his wife Lois, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Music Education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Alden & Betty Bowman Scholarship

Established by Alden Bowman in 1987 and bolstered by numerous contributors, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Alex & Agnes Daughtry Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1976 by memorial donations as a lasting tribute to the former Chair of Education Department Alex Daughtry, and his wife, Agnes, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Alex & Hayden Goodpaster Family Scholarship

Established in 2021 by Alex Goodpaster, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students. This scholarship is to be split equally between Football and Track & Field student-athletes. For Football, the donors first preference is this be awarded to a wide receiver and second preference to anyone on offense. For Track & Field, the donors first preference is this be awarded to a male in the 4X4 Relay and second preference to a male or female sprinter.

​This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.



Alfred T. Ericson Scholarship

Established by Alfred T. and Helen Ericson in 1995 as a tribute to the life and contributions of Alumnus and former Professor Alfred T. Ericson, this fund provides scholarships for worthy and outstanding students who are majoring in chemistry.

This scholarship is awarded by the Physical Sciences department. Please complete the Department of Physical Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Allen, Gibbs, & Houlik, L.C. Scholarship

Established in 1987 by Allen, Gibbs & Houlik, L.C., this non-endowed scholarship is for students majoring in Accounting.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Alpha Delta Kappa Scholarship

Established by the Alpha Delta Kappa sorority in 2002, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in teaching education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Alpha Kappa Lambda Presidential Award Scholarship

Established in 2011 by Alpha Kappa Lambda (AKL) Fraternity, Lambda Chapter, this fund shall provide scholarships to active, initiated members of the fraternity.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Alpha Sigma Alpha-Epsilon Epsilon Chapter Scholarship

Established by Alpha Sigma Alpha Alumnae, Inc. in 1987 and bolstered by numerous donors, this fund provides need-based scholarships to non-pledge members of Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority who are actively involved in sorority and campus activities.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Alpha Sigma Tau Scholarship

Established by Alpha Sigma Tau-Iota Chapter in 1989, and amended in 2016, this fund provides scholarships for students who maintain a 3.0 GPA. First preference shall be given to active members of the Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority - Iota Chapter currently enrolled at Emporia State University, second preference shall be given to descendants of former members of the Alpha Sigma Tau Sorority - Iota Chapter, and third preference shall be given to students who are enrolled in The Teachers College at Emporia State University. Recipient(s) may be eligible to receive the award in subsequent years provided criteria continue to be met.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Alumni Band Scholarship

Established in 1984, this fund provides scholarships for Wind & Percussion performers majoring in music or students participating in Band.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship


Alumni Scholarship

Established by the Alumni Association in 1985 and amended in 2010, this fund provides annual scholarships for descendant of a member the ESU Alumni Association, incoming students with first preference given to a freshman, have and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0, special consideration placed on involvement in school/community activities, proven leadership ability and/or other facts suggesting a well-rounded individual.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Alvin E. Morris & Helen L. Morris Scholarship

Established by the Wichita NEA in 1984 in recognition of Al Morris and his many years of service and dedication to the field of education, this fund provides scholarships for worthy and outstanding students planning to become teachers who graduated from one of the Wichita High Schools.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Amanda Fund Scholarship

Established by Jodie Fund in 2005 in honor of his mother, Amanda, and amended in 2007, this fund will provide scholarships for full time incoming freshmen or transfer students who meet general scholarship requirements at Emporia State University.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Amelia Ullman Memorial Scholarship for Music

Established by Gilbert Ullman in 1981 in honor of his late mother, Amelia, a former music teacher in Florence Kansas, and to remember her efforts to instill in literally hundreds of students an appreciation for music and to celebrate his love of tennis and long-time friendship with ESU Tennis Coach, Dr. George Milton, and amended in 1992, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Music.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Amelia Ullman Memorial Scholarship for Tennis

Established by Gilbert Ullman in 1981 in honor of his late mother, Amelia, a former music teacher in Florence Kansas, and to remember her efforts to instill in literally hundreds of students an appreciation for music and to celebrate his love of tennis and long-time friendship with ESU Tennis Coach, Dr. George Milton, and amended in 1992, this fund provides scholarships for students competing in Intercollegiate Tennis.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


American Association of University Women Scholarship

Established in 1990 by the American Association of University Women (Emporia Chapter), this fund provides scholarships for women students who are Sophomores with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


American Bindery Scholarship

The American Bindery Scholarship was established as a permanent endowment in 1982 to provide scholarships to Kansas students studying in Emporia State's School of Library and Information Management.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Ames Family Memorial Scholarship

Established by Lula Ames Bodine in 1986 to honor her parents Jay C. & Eva Gunkel Ames, and her sister, Huldah Ames, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in elementary education, foreign language, or art.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Anita Evelyn Lee Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1992 by Robert E. Lee and Gracia L. Lee in memory of Anita Evelyn Lee, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students with first preference for outstanding students who are members of Chi Omega Sorority, second preference given to deserving female graduates of Buhler High School, third preference given to deserving female graduates of Hutchinson High School and fourth preference given to any deserving female student pursuing a degree at ESU.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Anna G. Halverson Scholarship

Established in 1981 by Anna G. Halverson, this fund will provide scholarships for worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Arden Lauxman / Emporia Sports Promotion Athletic Scholarship

Established by Emporia Sports Promotion, Inc. in 1992 to honor Arden Lauxman's service to ESU and the Emporia Community, and renamed in 2017, the purpose of this fund is to provide general scholarship support to students who are participating in an ESU intercollegiate athletic program, and graduated from a high school in Lyon, Chase, Coffey, Morris, Osage, Greenwood, or Wabaunsee County.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Arline & Jim Flory Memorial Scholarship

Established by Mr. & Mrs. Clarence Flory in 1981 in honor of their late son, a junior student at Kansas State Teachers College, this fund provides scholarships for students interested in Journalism and who are directly involved in the publication of the school paper.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Arne H. Richards Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1981 by Arne Richards through a bequest from his estate, and amended in 2016, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Library Sciences with preference given to students studying Government Information.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Art '96 Scholarship

Established by Dr. Roma Dove in 1996 to help student artists with their educational endeavors, this fund provides at least one $1,000 ($500 in Fall and $500 in Spring) scholarship for outstanding Juniors, Seniors, or Graduate students who demonstrate significant talent and ability as an artist and will be attending school the following year. The recipients' name shall be announced at the annual opening of the student art show each Spring semester.

This scholarship is awarded by the Art department. Please complete the Department of Art Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Art Faculty Scholarship

Established by the Art Faculty in 1987, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students majoring in Art.

This scholarship is awarded by the Art department. Please complete the Department of Art Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Atchison County Scholarship

Established with contributions from alumni, friends, and businesses in Atchison County, this fund provides scholarships for worthy Atchison County High School graduate students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Audrey Groh Scholarship

Established in 2016 by the Estate of Beverly G. Martin, this fund will be used exclusively for scholarships for students enrolled in The Teachers College at Emporia State University in the name of Beverly's mother, Audrey Groh.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Austin Andrews Memorial Scholarship

Established by Bruce & Stephanie Andrews in 1981, this fund provides scholarships for full time students with first preference given to students from Lyon County who are participating in the men's basketball intercollegiate program based on recommendation of the athletic department.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


B.F. "Bud" & Eunice Kuhlmann Scholarship

Established by American Home Life Insurance Company and its agents in 1989 to honor the personal and professional contribution of B.F. "Bud" Kuhlmann to the quality of life in general and to the insurance profession in particular--especially for his twenty-five years of service to them, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Special Education or Business majors and is limited to students from Kansas, Colorado, Texas, Missouri and Nebraska.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Baker-Karst-Kuehn Scholarship

Established in 1997 and renamed most recently in 2012, the Baker-Karst-Kuehn Scholarship Fund honors three dedicated professionals who worked in the rehabilitation field in Kansas or served as faculty members at ESU for 90 combined years. William T. (Bill) Baker was an ESU graduate and Chief of Rehabilitation Services for the state rehabilitation agency for 33 years before retiring. Dr. Ron Karst was Associate Professor and Coordinator of the undergraduate Rehabilitation Services Education program at ESU for 21 years. Dr. Marvin Kuehn was a Professor and Director of Rehabilitation Programs at ESU for 36 years before retiring in 2010. The fund provides scholarships for students in the Rehabilitation Services Education program (undergraduate) or the Rehabilitation Counseling program (graduate) as recommended by a committee of faculty.

This scholarship is awarded by the Counselor Education department. Please complete the Department of Counselor Education Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Bank IV Emporia Scholarship

Established by Bank IV Emporia in 1991 as a tribute to the close relationship they have with ESU and the Emporia community, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students residing in Kansas with financial need and a demonstration of necessary talent and aggressiveness to help them succeed in careers once they graduate.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Barbara Becker Donor Advised Fund - Scholarship

Originally established by Barbara Becker in 1984 in support of her belief in the importance of higher education, and amended in 2009 and re-established in 2018, this fund provides an educational opportunity for one female and one male student athlete annually.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Barbara Haynes Scholarship

Established by Barbara Haynes in 1989, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Barbara K. (Martin) Teeter Memorial Scholarship

Established by R. Lynn Teeter, Ty A. and Amy S. Teeter-Townsend and Robert and Janet Martin in 1998 to honor the memory of Barbara K. (Martin) Teeter, this fund provides scholarships for academically worthy Sophomore students who are graduates of a Kansas High School and have been accepted into the Nursing Program and may continue to receive the award his/her Junior and Senior year while maintaining satisfactory academic progress.

This scholarship is awarded by the Nursing department. Please complete the Department of Nursing Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Bargain Box Scholarship Fund

Established by Virginia Visser in 1987, and renamed in 2009, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in the Sociology and Anthropology Department, particularly in the area of family studies.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Barnett Family Scholarship

Established by Dr. James and M. Yvonne Barnett in 1985, and amended in 2015, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students majoring in Education or Pre-medicine.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.




Baseball Scholarship

Established by the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students, regardless of major, who are members of the Baseball team.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Beau Arndt "Love for the Outdoors" Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Bob & Christine Arndt and Hunt for Hunger, their wish is for other young adults to live and experience the outdoors like their son Beau did. Recipients must be a full time with a GPA between 2.5 and 3.5 majoring in Biology or Earth Science, and have graduated from specific Kansas high schools.

This scholarship is awarded by the Biological Sciences department. Please complete the Biological Sciences Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Bernard D. Grant Memorial Track Scholarship

Established by Mrs. Bernard D. Grant in 1987 in memory of her late husband, this fund provides scholarships for student athletes participating in track and cross-country programs.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Bert, Addie & Kermit Palmer Scholarship

Established in 1992 by Kermit Palmer, and amended in 1999, this fund will provide scholarships to juniors or seniors majoring in Elementary Education, with first preference to those who attended Washburn Rural High School.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Bertha Alexander Scholarship

Established in 1989 by the estate of Bertha Alexander, this fund will provide scholarships to deserving students with financial need who are majoring in Latin or English.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Bertha Edwards & Mertie Edmondson Scholarship

Established by Helen Shannon and Charles Edmondson on Bertha Edwards' 90th birthday in 1987 and renamed in 1994 to add her daughter Mertie Edmonsons' name in honor of her 90th birthday. This fund provides scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students who are majoring in Elementary Education and are from Greenwood County, Kansas. If no student fits this criteria, second preference is for a student majoring in Elementary Education from Lyon County, Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Beryl R. Liegl Strings Scholarship

Established in 1998 by Wilma Brooks, this fund provides scholarships for students performing with stringed instruments. The award is based on talent and the recipient is not required to be a music major.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department. Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Beta Gamma Sigma Scholarship

Established in 2005, this fund administers gifts from the Beta Gamma Sigma national organization. ESU students may qualify for scholarships through this organization based on chapter performance at ESU. When the organization qualifies, the funds given by the national organization are matched by the School of Business at ESU and given to a worthy student majoring in business. The criteria for the selection is established by National Beta Gamma Sigma.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Beth Schnatterly Muilenburg Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1989 by Bill & Louise Schnatterly and Dr. Ted Muilenburg as a suitable memorial to Beth Schnatterly, this fund provides incentive awards for promising students who plan to teach and are given at the end of their Junior year, to be utilized during the recipient's Senior year.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Beth Warner Josserand & Bruce Josserand Scholarship for CLAS

Established in 1962 by Bruce Josserand & Jane Williams, and amended in 1995, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in any academic area of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Beth Warner Josserand & Bruce Josserand Scholarship for SLIM

Established in 1962 by Bruce Josserand & Jane Williams, and amended in 1995, this fund will provide scholarships for students in the Masters programs of the School of Library & Information Management.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Betty Carter Manning Scholars

Established in 2005 by the estate of Betty Manning this scholarship honors her wish to assist students who wanted to become teachers of special needs children. Scholarships are awarded to students who are in their senior year or above with a concentration in adaptive special education with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

This scholarship is awarded by the Special Education - High Incidence faculty. Please complete the Department of High Incidence Special Education Program Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Betty Hinshaw Gutru Scholarship

Established by Robert Gutru in 1997 to honor the memory of his wife, Betty Hinshaw Gutru, this fund provides annual scholarships for academically worthy students who maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA and are involved in extracurricular activities with first preference given to graduates of Medicine Lodge High school and if none, than a resident of Barber County and if none, any student in the Teachers College working towards a degree in Teaching with selection based on the following criteria, in order of importance: financial need, 3.0 GPA or higher and extracurricular activities.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Betty McCormally Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2009 by Art and Colleen Janssen, this fund demonstrates their belief in the importance of higher education and to provide an educational opportunity to students. Scholarships are awarded to full time students of Lyon County majoring in Nursing with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and in need of financial assistance.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Beulah Houlton Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1981, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in Elementary Art Education.

This scholarship is awarded by the Art department. Please complete the Department of Art Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Bill & Beverly Hammers Mathematics Education Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2019 by Bill & Beverly Hammers, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students studying to become secondary mathematics teachers.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Bill & Janie Massoth Family Scholarship

Established in 2008 (and amended in 2017) by Trisha & Perry Ott and Chad & Kim Massoth in celebration of what would have been Bill Massoth's 60th birthday, and in honor of the dedication and support that Janie Massoth gave to her husband and family. This non-endowed scholarship shall be awarded to graduates of Yates Center High School with a minimum GPA of 2.5, who are pursuing higher education at Emporia State University.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Bill & Joan Freeman Scholarship

Established in November 2005 by Bill & Joan Freeman, and amended in 2008, the allocation from the scholarship fund shall be used to provide scholarships to students from Coffey County. First preference shall be to a student-athlete from southern Coffey County, and second preference shall be to a student-athlete from any part of Coffey County; but if there is no student-athlete eligible, then any student from Coffey County may receive the scholarship.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required. 


Bill & Kathy Tidwell Family Track & Field Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Bill & Kathy Tidwell, this fund provides scholarship awards for student-athletes participating in the Intercollegiate Track & Field program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Bill Krug Scholarship

Established by William D. Krug in 1999 to honor his involvement in the education of the young people of Kansas, as a teacher of Social Sciences and a coach of football and track, this fund provides academic scholarships for worthy students who may be graduate students and are in financial need. Scholarships are renewable as long as the recipients maintain a 2.7 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Biology Teacher Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Jean & Norman Youngsteadt, and renamed in 2017, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to students who desire to become biology teachers. The scholarship shall be awarded to students who are pursuing a secondary education degree with licensure in Biology, are a junior in standing, and have at least a 3.0 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


BKD Accounting Scholarship

Established by the BKD Accounting Firm in 2002, this fund will provide scholarships for Accounting majors who will be eligible to sit for the CPA exam upon graduation and have earned a minimum 3.0 GPA in both their major and overall studies.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Black Student Union Scholarship

Established by representatives of the Black Student Union in 1977 and amended in 2021, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporai State University students who are active members of Black Student Union and have achieved a minimum GPA of 2.5.


Blanche & Carol Baysinger Memorial Scholarship

Established by Blanche Baysinger in 1984, this fund was to provide scholarships for outstanding students from Kansas high schools who were planning to major in home economics, music, or physical education. Upon her daughter, Carol's, death on April 20, 1991, Blanche's surviving daughter and son requested the name of the fund be changed and be used to provide scholarships to Kansas high school graduates who are majoring in music or physical education or elementary education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Blanche Kent Verbeck Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1987 by Blanche Kent Verbeck, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Elementary Education and if there are no qualified applicants, the award may be given to any qualified full-time student.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Blaufuss Family Scholarship

Established by William F. Blaufuss, Jr., in 1984 and amended in 2010, this fund provides scholarships for full time students of any major who meet and maintain the appropriate GPA with preference to those who demonstrate a financial need.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Bloomer Athletic Scholarship

Established in 2004 by Art & Sue Bloomer, this fund provides scholarships to student-athletes with first preference to those participating in Men's Basketball and second preference to those participating in Football.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Bluestem Vending Scholarship

Established by the ESU Foundation from an unrestricted gift received from Bluestem Vending as part of their vending contract with the ESU Memorial Union in 2004, this fund provides annual scholarships for full-time students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Bob & Lovilla Linn Scholarship

Established by Bob and Lovilla Linn in 1998 in honor of their long-term relationship with ESU, the Emporia Business community and Bob's membership on the ESU Foundation Board of Trustees, this fund provides annual scholarships for academically worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Bob & Marcia Agler Business Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Bob & Marcia Agler to demonstrate their leadership and high-level of personal commitment and heartfelt desire to give back to Emporia State, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in accounting, who are in their junior year.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Bob & Marcia Agler Nursing Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Bob & Marcia Agler to demonstrate their leadership and high-level of personal commitment and heartfelt desire to give back to Emporia State, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in nursing, who are in their junior year.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Bob Karnes Track & Field Scholarship

Established by Frank L. Karnes, Jr. in 1999 who was a long-time supporter and Trustee Emeritus of the ESU Foundation, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students, male or female, who are participating in the intercollegiate Track and Field Program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Bobbi Sauder Student-Athlete Nursing Scholarship

Established in April 2014 by Steve & Bobbi Sauder, and amended in 2019, this fund provides scholarships for student-athletes majoring in nursing or pre-nursing entering their sophomore, junior, or senior year, who are in good academic standing with the university. If there are no student-athletes majoring in nursing or pre-nursing, then the scholarship shall be awarded to a nursing or pre-nursing major. Student-athlete(s) must meet and maintain NCAA eligibility standards to receive athletic scholarship award(s).

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Bodkin Family Scholarship

Established in May 1984 by Aneta & Bob Bodkin as the Bluestem Scholarship Fund and in October 1987 as the Bowling Club Scholarship, these funds were combined in 1994. The fund has been renamed in April 2014 by Aneta Bodkin and will now provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University students currently enrolled in the Teachers College who are involved in their student teaching experience.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Bonner - Bonner Mathematics Scholarship

Originally established in 1971 by Dr. Mary Winstead Bonner and bolstered by many donors in memory of her husband Dr. Thomas Bonner, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in mathematics, math education, secondary education majors with a specialization in math, or elementary education majors with a specialization in math.

This scholarship is awarded by the Mathematics & Economics department. Please complete the Department of Mathematics & Economics Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Boyd & Katy King Scholarship

Established by Boyd and Katy King in 1981 with a charitable remainder trust and bolstered by memorial contributions received in memory of his father Boyd King, this fund provides academic scholarships for graduates of Ulysses High School who plan to be elementary school teachers.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Boyer Educational Trust Scholarship

Established by the Boyer Educational Trust in 2009, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships for students who are graduates of Sumner County High School, Argonia High School, Belle Plaine High School, Caldwell High School, Conway Springs High School, Oxford High School, South Haven High School, or Wellington High School; with preference given to students studying the advancement of agriculture in Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Brad & Sarah Johnson Family Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Brad & Sarah Johnson, the purpose of the fund is to provide two annual scholarships; one to an undergraduate student participating in intercollegiate football and one to an undergraduate student participating in intercollegiate volleyball who have each graduated from a Kansas high school.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Breidenthal Education Scholars Program

Established by George Breidenthal in 2002 in support of Emporia State's partnership with Kansas City Kansas Community College, this scholarship will benefit elementary education majors enrolled in at least six hours of the ESU/KCKCC partnership program and who are also from Wyandotte County. Preference shall be given to students with financial need.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Breidenthal Women's Basketball Scholarship

Established by George Breidenthal in January 2005, this fund provides scholarships to students who participate in Women's basketball and meet general scholarship requirements.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Brian E. & Loraine N. Tomlinson Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1965 by Miss Irene Niles and Miss Anna Tomlinson through trusts established by them in memory of their siblings, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Brian J. Dreyer Scholarship

Established in 2009 by Brian Dreyer with the goal to assist non-traditional students needing assistance to finance their education, this scholarship supports non-traditional students who are returning to college after a hiatus and are in good academic standing with Emporia State University.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Brown-Froese Family Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2013, Drs. K. Lyle and Sandra Froese wanted to memorialize loved ones as well as honor the educations they both received from Emporia State. This family scholarship is to be awarded to students with a GPA of 3.0 or greater; with preference given to students of specific majors and are the first in their immediate families to attend college.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Bruff's Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2013, Sherri Burgess Buttenhoff wanted to honor her younger brother Gary "Bruff" Burgess. Gary owns local eatery Bruffs Bar & Grill, and this scholarship is awarded to students who work for any locally owned Emporia business; with preference given to students who are employed at his restaurant or Mary's Place. Students must maintain a GPA of 2.0 or higher.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Buchele Scholarship in Honor of Veterans

Established in 2014 by Marilyn & Ken Buchele, who have a desire to give back to the men and women whose sacrifices make it possible to enjoy the freedoms we have today and because of Marilyn's service as Emporia State's Director of Veterans Educational Services from 1973-2014, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to veterans enrolled at Emporia State University.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Business Faculty Endowed Scholarship

Established by the Faculty of the School of Business in 2003 in expression of its interest in and support of academic excellence in the study of business, this fund provides scholarships to students majoring in the School of Business who have a distinguished academic record, have at least one full academic year of study left prior to graduation and have completed at least one academic year (24 credit hours) at ESU and is awarded in addition to any other institutional scholarship.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Business, Leadership, & Service Scholarship

Established in 1981, and amended in 2012 to provide anonymity, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Business with demonstrated leadership through service to others within the community.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Butcher-Boertman Scholarship

Established by C. Stewart and Mary Louise Boertman in 1969, this fund provides scholarships for capable and worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


C. Fred Colvin Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1966 by Grace Colvin, this fund will provide scholarships for worthy students with financial need who are planning to become teachers.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


C.C. & Eunice C. Sterba Scholarship

Established by the Estate of Eunice C. Sterba in 1983, this fund provides scholarships for female students with financial need who plan to be teachers.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


C.F. Gladfelter Scholarship

Established by C.F. Gladfelter in 1981, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding and worthy students with first preference given to students who plan to major in the Biology Department and are working directly with the Ross Reservation.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


C.R. Robe Memorial Scholarship

Established in February 1989 by Donna Russell, James Russell, Douglas Robe and Mary E. (Moore) Robe as a memorial to C.R. Robe, and amended in 2014, this fund provides scholarships for Emporia State University students, with preference being given to relatives of the late C.R. Robe and the Donors.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Campus Cruisers Scholarship

Established in 2012 by Conrad Wempe & Gary Andrews, in demonstration of their appreciation for the use of Kellogg Circle and adjacent parking lots for "Cruise" nights, this fund provides scholarships for freshmen, sophomores or juniors. One award each will be made for a student majoring in art, music and nursing, and who demonstrates financial need.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Capes Family Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Scott Capes, 50% of this fund will provide scholarships for Physical Science majors with preference given to Secondary Education majors seeking a licensure in Physical Sciences, and 50% will support students of any major who meet the criteria of the Emporia State University Scholarship Program.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Capitol Federal Athletic Scholars Fund

Established in 2013 by the Capitol Federal Foundation, this fund will provide scholarships for one or more male student-athletes and one or more female student-athletes per year.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Capitol Federal Scholars

Established in 2002 by Capitol Federal Foundation, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships to outstanding students in the School of Business, from freshmen through graduate students.  

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Captain Louis & Vivian (Weaver) Bangs Scholarship

Established by Capt. Louis Bangs and Vivian (Weaver) Bangs in 1982 and amended in 2005, this fund provides scholarships for students who qualify for Disability Services and have at least a 2.5 GPA. If not needed for scholarships during a given year, it can be used to provide services and/or equipment that will benefit students with disabilities.

This scholarship is awarded by the Student Accessibility & Support Services department.  Please complete the SASS Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Captain Robert Rives Scholarship

Established by Captain Robert and Priscilla Rives in 1996 in honor of the graduate education their son Timothy Rives received at Emporia State, this fund provides scholarships used to augment the archives specialty in the Division of Social Sciences particularly with regard to students and student-related activities.

This scholarship is awarded by the Social Sciences department.  Please complete the Department of Social Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship. 


Carl F. & Marie Specht Berg Scholarship

Established by Marie Berg in 1977, and amended in 2018, this fund provides annual scholarships for student athletes who are members of the Men's or Women's Basketball teams at the discretion of the Athletic Director.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Carl Hill Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Vanessa Hill to honor the memory of her husband, Jon "Carl" Hill, and amended in 2014, this term fund will provide scholarships for full time students with preference to those who are members of the Associated Student Government or the Marching Band.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Carla B. & Roger D. Smith Scholarship

Established in 2012 by Carla and Roger Smith by way of a planned gift, this fund will provide scholarships for education majors who are graduates of a Wichita, Ellsworth or Paola public high school.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Carol Gamble Schuberg Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1979 by Mrs. H. L. Gamble, this fund will provide scholarships for outstanding students from Osage County, Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Carolyn Redfern Langenwalter Elementary Education Scholarship

Established by Carolyn Langenwalter in 2005, this fund provides scholarships to recruit incoming freshmen majoring in elementary education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Carolyn, Alvina & Wayne Boles Memorial Scholarship

Established by Wayne and Alvina Boles in 1993 in memory of Carolyn Boles and to recognize the impact she had on numerous students in her role as an Instructor in the Division of English, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students majoring in English.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Carrie & Robert Dabbs Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship was established from the residue of the Robert Dabb's estate in 1976 to provide scholarships to students in good standing at Emporia State University.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Carrie M. Sextro Scholarship

Established in 2004 by Robert Sextro, this scholarship honors his mother Carrie M. Sextro and her lifelong dedication to education. Scholarships are awarded to freshmen majoring in Education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


 


Carroll, Ethel, Dale & Paul Ridgway Scholarship

Established in 1981 by Carroll & Ethel Ridgway, and amended in 1998, this fund will provide scholarships for student-athletes participating in the intercollegiate football program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Carrollyn J. Helbert & Oneida Elizabeth Ziegler Memorial Scholarship for Education

Established by Michael Helbert in 1987, this scholarship honors the memory of the mothers of Michael and Sandra Helbert -Carrollyn J. Helbert and Oneida Elizabeth Ziegler - who supported and encouraged the education of young people. This fund provides scholarships for worthy students pursuing a degree in early Childhood Development or Special education.
 
This scholarship is awarded by the Special Education - High Incidence faculty  Please complete the Department of High Incidence Special Education Program Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.



Carrollyn J. Helbert & Oneida Elizabeth Ziegler Memorial Scholarship for Track & Field

Established by Michael Helbert in 1987, this scholarship honors the memory of the mothers of Michael and Sandra Helbert -Carrollyn J. Helbert and Oneida Elizabeth Ziegler - who supported and encouraged the education of young people. This fund provides scholarships for students competing on the Intercollegiate Track & Field Team.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Catharine Strouse & Margaret Whiteman Memorial Scholarship

Established by Charles Whiteman in 1975 and amended in 1995 to include Margaret Whiteman, this non-endowed fund provides scholarships for talented students majoring in music.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Catherina & Clyde Harmon Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2011 by Claudia Jimenez, this scholarship honors her parents and their belief in higher education. All three of their children graduated from college, with two earning degrees from Emporia State. This scholarship supports students who graduated from a Kansas high school who have maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA and are entering their Senior year at Emporia State.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.

 


Charles & Betty Dieker Scholarship

Established by Charles and Betty Dieker in 1993, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students with financial need who are Kansas residents majoring in the various programs in the School of Business while maintaining a 3.00 - 3.25 average GPA.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.

 


Charles & Toy Caldwell-Colbert Scholarship

Established in 1985 by Toy Caldwell-Colbert, this fund provides annual scholarship awards to outstanding student leaders participating in the Black Student Union. The recipient must demonstrate active involvement and qualified leadership in promoting and supporting the best interests of the African American students.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Charles & Wilma Hummert Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Charles & Wilma Hummert, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Business with first preference for graduates of a Kansas High School and who maintain a 3.0 GPA in the business course studies.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Charles and Janeen Atkins Scholarship

Established in 2021 by Charles & Janeen Atkins, the purpose of this non-endowed fund is to provide scholarship assistance for Chase County High School (USD 284) students to attend Emporia State University.


Charles Creager Graduate Scholarship

Established by funds transferred from the KG&E grant in 1985, and bolstered by numerous donors, in honor of Charles Creager the former chairperson of the division of mathematical and physical sciences, this fund provides scholarships, fellowships and assistantships for graduate students majoring in physical sciences.

This scholarship is awarded by the Physical Sciences department.  Please complete the Department of Physical Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Charles D. & Marjorie L. Freeman Scholarship

Charles and Marjorie Freeman established this scholarship in 1985 in recognition of their desire to provide the opportunity of a college education to individuals - especially young ladies - who would otherwise be unable to attend college due to financial limitations. Eligible recipients shall be outstanding students majoring in Accounting or Marketing. The donors' preference is for those who demonstrate financial need and who have graduated from a Kansas high school with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Charles E. Montzingo Scholarship

Established in 1983 by Charles E. Montzingo, this fund provides scholarships students with first preference given to his grandchildren and second preference given to outstanding students with financial need.


This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Charles L. & Betty Bell Memorial Scholarship

Established by Mrs. Charles L. Bell in 1975 with memorial contributions in memory of her husband, Charles L. Bell, an educator, this fund provided a scholarship in industrial education. Betty Stonebraker Bell died in 1989 and money from her estate was also contributed to the fund. In the mid 1980s, ESU discontinued the industrial education program. In 1992, the Bells' daughter Christine Gentry, changed the name and purpose to reflect the Bells' lifelong commitment to education to provide an educational opportunity to students majoring in elementary and/or secondary education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.



Charles L. & Marion S. Stuart Scholarship

Established by Charles "Chuck" and Marion Stuart in 1993, both graduates and loyal supporters of Emporia State, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding and worthy students who are graduates of Clay Center Community High School, Wakefield High School, Perry Lecompton High School, or their legal successors, with first preference given to those majoring in any of the academic majors offered by the Teachers College that lead to Teacher Certification, and if no students meet these requirements, then it shall be awarded to any outstanding student who has graduated from a Kansas High School.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.

 


Charles M. & Irene Demun Hendricks Scholarship

Established by Irene Hendricks in 1982 as a tribute to the memory of her husband Charles M. Hendricks, and amended in 1994, this fund provides academic scholarships for worthy students majoring in Music who demonstrate potential as outstanding musicians and a willingness to make the commitment to become exemplary students with consideration given to those students who are actively involved with musical programs but who are not Music majors.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship


Charles O. & Margaret Butterfield and Clara Nichols Scholarship

Established by Clara Nichols with a bequest in 1987, and amended in 1993, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students preparing to become teachers and majoring in any of the teacher preparation programs offered by the Teachers College.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Charles R. Hill Theatre Scholarship

Established by students and friends of Charles R. Hill in 2005, in appreciation for him as a stage director, performer, and teacher, and to acknowledge his dedication to ESU as an Alumnus and former faculty in the Department of Communication and Theatre, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Theatre with first preference given to those with an interest in acting, directing or performance studies.

Please complete the Emporia State Theatre Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Charles Stephen & Frances Barbara Gilman Family Scholarship

Established in 2019 by Stephen Gilman, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships for juniors or seniors (upperclassmen) who are majoring in English and is from (in priority order) Greenwood County, Lyon County or Coffey County. If there are no qualifying English students, then award will be to a graduate student majoring in Library Science from the counties above in priority order. If there are no qualifying Library Science students, then award will be to a junior/senior or graduate student majoring in Nursing from the counties above in priority order.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Charles Tucker Memorial Math Scholarship

Established in 1975 by Kappa Mu Epsilon Fraternity, this fund will provide scholarships for academically worthy students of math study.

This scholarship is awarded by the Mathematics & Economics department.  Please complete the Department of Mathematics & Economics Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship


Charles, Neysa, & Terril Eberhard Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Terril Eberhard, and amended in 2017, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students. Recipient must be a graduate of Peabody-Burns, KS, High School USD 398 (first preference) or a graduate from a Marion County high school (second preference), and is studying Pre-Agriculture (first preference), Pre-Veterinarian (second preference), or Biological Sciences. Recipient must maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need. Recipient may not be participating in intercollegiate athletics.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.

 


Charlie Rogers Track & Field Scholarship

Established in 2004 by Charlie Rogers and Christopher Rogers, this fund provides scholarships to students from Kansas who are participating on the track and field team with preference to education majors; additional preference to educations majors from the Kansas City area; further preference to those meeting the above criteria who are also throwing specialists; and further preference to those meeting the above criteria who are also javelin specialists.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Chemistry Emeritus Faculty Scholarship

Established by the Department of Physical Sciences in 2006 in appreciation for the many years of dedication of retired Chemistry faculty, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Chemistry who meet general scholarship and Physical Sciences Scholars Award Program requirements, is renewable and may be awarded each year the recipient is progressing satisfactorily, and amended in 2006 to include any expenses related to the promotion of the Chemistry Emeritus Faculty Scholarship can be paid from it.

This scholarship is awarded by the Physical Sciences department.  Please complete the Department of Physical Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Cheryl Williams Brackman Scholarship

Established in 2020 by Cheryl & James Brackman, the purpose of this non-endowed fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students who are entering the student teaching phase of their education.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Chuck & Doris Hanna Baseball Scholarship

Established in 1996 by Chuck & Doris Hanna, this fund provides scholarships to students participating on the baseball team.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Chuck & Doris Hanna Football Scholarship

Established by Chuck & Doris Hanna in 1996, and amended in 2005, this fund provides scholarships for students participating on the football team.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Chuck & Doris Hanna Men's Basketball Scholarship

Established in 1996 by Chuck & Doris Hanna, and amended in 2005, this fund provides scholarships to students participating on the Men's Basketball team.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Chuck & Doris Hanna Scholarship Fund

Established in 2005 by Chuck & Doris Hanna, this fund provides recruitment scholarships to full time incoming freshman or transfer students who meet general scholarship requirements at Emporia State University.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


City of Emporia Scholarship Grant

Established in 2015 by the City of Emporia, this fund will provide support for Emporia State's institutional scholarship program, and shall specifically be awarded to on-campus students coming from outside the Emporia area.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Clara & Funston J. Eckdall Award

Originally established in 1970 by Clara & Funston J. Eckdall through the Newman Regional Health Foundation, and amended in 2017, this non-endowed fund will award scholarships in memory of Clara & Funston J. Eckdall to graduating seniors of the Nursing Program at Emporia State University.

This scholarship is awarded by the Nursing department.  Please complete the Department of Nursing Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


 


Clara Petefish Moore Scholarship

Established by Clara Petefish Moore in 1993 with an annuity and a bequest, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students planning to become Elementary or Secondary Education Teachers with preference given to those majoring in Biology and preparing to become teachers.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.

 


Clark R. & Bessie J. Gilbert Memorial Scholarship

Established by Ralph Gilbert, Roy Gilbert, Joyce Sims and Mary Elliott in 1991 as a memorial for their parents who spent their entire professional lives as educators, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors with financial need majoring in Teacher Education with a minimum 2.85 GPA who were involved in various extracurricular activities, especially in high school, to demonstrate their ability to balance a strong academic record with a well-rounded educational experience.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.

 


Claude E. & Eileen D. Arnett Scholarship

Established by Eileen Arnett as a memorial to her beloved husband Claude who was assistant professor, head of department, and chairman of the Division of Social Sciences, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in social sciences.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.

 


Claude E. Arnett, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Established by Claude and Eileen Arnett in 1953 as a memorial to Claude Arnett Jr. and bolstered by numerous contributors, this fund provides scholarships for students specializing in Social Sciences.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.

 


Clifton Blair & Mable Mae Huff Endowed Scholarship in Education

Established by the family of the late Dr. Clifton Blair Huff in 1989, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding Juniors who are Education majors with a minimum 3.0 GPA who intend to teach upon graduation with preference given to worthy students with financial need from in Lyon County Kansas, second preference given to those students from the State of Kansas and no geographic restrictions beyond the second preference.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.

 


Clifton F. Christensen Fund

Established through Mr. Christensen's estate gift received in 1999, this endowed fund supports graduate assistantships within The Teachers College.

This scholarship is awarded by The Teachers College.  Please complete The Teachers College Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.



College of Emporia Memorial Scholarship

Established by the College of Emporia Alumni Association in 1981, this fund provides scholarships for decedents of alumnus/alumnae of the original and only College of Emporia including children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, etc. with first preference for students majoring in Liberal Arts and Sciences.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Scholarship

Established in 2008, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships as the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences and Dean deem appropriate.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Columbia Savings & Loan Athletic Scholarship

Established in 1981 by the board of the Columbia Savings Association and generously bolstered through the 1980s by Mr. Joe Morris, this fund provides scholarships to students participating in athletics with preference to Emporia High School graduates.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Commons Family Scholarship

Established in 2013 by Mark & Brenda Commons in order to create a legacy for his parents, Bob D. & Betty Jo Commons, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in either Accounting or Education from specific Kansas high schools.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Connie & Ronald Phelps Gifted Studies Scholarship

Established in March 2015 by Connie & Ronald Phelps, and amended in 2020, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University graduate students who are enrolled in the Gifted, Talented and Creative Program through The Teachers College.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Connie Grismer Scholarship

Established in 2009 by Connie Grismer, and amended in 2010, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships for any full-time students with a minimum 2.75 GPA. To the extent allowable by law and policy, the donor intends to support students with a disability such as epilepsy.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.

 


Connie Grismer Student-Athlete Scholarship

Established in 2018 by Barbara Becker, the purpose of this fund is to provide a scholarship to a male student-athlete.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Connie Lindell School of Business Fund

Established in 2020 by Connie Lindell, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students majoring in business.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Cora Anna (Munzer) Veenschoten Scholarship

Established in 1968 by Girard Veenschoten in memory of his wife, Cora, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in Woman's Physical Education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Cora L. Hobble Scholarship

Established in 2006, Ms. Hobble chose to bequeath proceeds from her estate to aid, assist and benefit incoming freshman students with a 2.0-3.0 GPA by the means of a scholarship.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Cora Miller Nursing Scholarship

Established in 1965 by the Estate of Cora Miller, who opened Newman Hospital in 1922 and was the Superintendent until 1931, in addition to being a distinguished representative of the nursing profession and the first licensed physical therapist in Kansas. This fund will be used to assist students majoring in Nursing.

This scholarship is awarded by the Nursing department.  Please complete the Department of Nursing Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Corbett Family Military Veterans Scholarship

Established by Dr. David & Karen Corbett in 2007, this scholarship fund honors military veterans honorably discharged from the U.S. Armed Forces who meet general scholarship requirements.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Corina M. Krieser Talent Award

Established by Clark and Diane Krieser in 2002 in memory of their daughter Corina and to keep her memory alive, this fund provides annual non-renewable scholarships for worthy students who are Juniors or Seniors and majoring in Music Education and have are awarded based on the criteria outlined in the gift agreement on file at the Emporia State University Foundation.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Cpt. Joe Donnellan Company B Scholarship

Established by Joseph J. Donnellan, Jr. in 1985, this fund provides scholarships for active members of the Emporia National Guard with second preference to active members of any National Guard unit in Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Cremer Family Memorial Scholarship

Established by Dean R.G. Cremer and amended in 1992 by his son-in-law W.E. "Buck" Ramsey, this fund includes numerous memorial contributions given in memory of Betty Cremer Ramsey, Mr. Cremer's daughter and Buck Ramsey's wife. This fund was renamed to recognize the impact Emporia State University had on the lives of the R.G. and Gladys Cremer family. It received an estate gift following Buck's passing in 2012. This fund provides scholarships for outstanding and worthy students with first preference given to business or art majors who demonstrate financial need; and additional preference given to students who qualify for Presidential Awards of Excellence.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.

 


Curtis & Virginia Musgrave Scholarship

Established by Virginia Musgrave in 1986, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students with first preference given to any qualified students who reside in Ottawa County Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Daka Scholarship

Established through an agreement between President Robert Glennen & The ServiceMaster Company in 1992 and formally amended in 2000 to acknowledge the change in service contract for the Memorial Union to Daka International Inc., this fund provides scholarships for worthy students graduating from a Kansas High School.


This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Dale & Carolyn Davis Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1995 by Dale and Carolyn Davis, and amended in 2008, this fund provides scholarships for full-time students majoring in Business or Education who are graduates of a Lyon County High School and meet the minimum GPA requirements.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Dale & Rita Pennybaker Memorial Scholarship for Athletics

Established in 2015 by Kent & Janet Pennybaker in honor of Kent's parents, Dale & Rita Pennybaker, this fund will provide scholarship assistance to one Emporia State University student who is a member of the Track and Field team.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Dale & Rita Pennybaker Memorial Scholarship for Elementary Education

Established in 2015 by Kent & Janet Pennybaker in honor of Kent's parents, Dale & Rita Pennybaker, this fund will provide scholarship assistance to one Emporia State University student who is an undergraduate student majoring in Elementary Education or Physical Education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Dale E. & Anita I. Cushinberry Scholarship

Established in 2010 by Dale & Anita Cushinberry who feel blessed by the educations they received from Emporia State and the success in their professional careers, this fund provides scholarship for incoming freshman from the Topeka area pursuing a degree in Education with intent to teach who maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher or where a solid recommendation from their high school is offered.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Dan & Lynette Murphy Studio E Fellowship

Established in 2021 by Dan & Lynette Murphy, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship support for students selected to participate in the Studio E program. Students must be working toward a degree in Marketing, Communication, English, Graphic Design, or Interdisciplinary Entrepreneurship. 


Daniel K. Mize Scholarship

Established in 2006 by Hilton & Irene Mize, honoring the life of Daniel Mize who graduated from ESU with a BSE in 1972 and taught special education, this fund will provide scholarships for students in their senior year pursuing a degree in education with a concentration in high incidence (adaptive) special education.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.
 


Darlene Zoberst Scholarship

Established in 2015 with the Estate of Darlene Zoberst, an ESU graduate who taught in the Salina area, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in Elementary Education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Darrel & Janet Schultze Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Darrel Schultze, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students who have graduated from Marais des Cygnes Valley High School in Melvern, KS; if none, then a student from Melvern, KS.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.
 


Dave & Myra Lybarger Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Dave & Myra Lybarger, and amended in 2019, this term fund will provide scholarships for incoming freshmen students who have graduated from Anderson County High School in Garnett, KS. If none, the scholarship may go to eligible students from Anderson County High School who are in other class year statuses. If none, the award shall go to incoming freshmen from the State of Kansas. Students must have achieved a GPA of 3.0 or better.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


David Bingham Baseball Scholarship

Established by David Bingham in 1987, this fund provides scholarships for students participating in the baseball program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


David L. & Mary Wylli Matheny Scholarship

Established by Melissa Matheny and her husband, Frank Mitchell in 1993 in honor of her parents and in recognition of the long association the Matheny family has with Emporia State University, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students participating in the Communication & Theatre Arts program.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


David L. MacFarlane Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1981, this fund will provide scholarships for worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


David M. & Bernice A. King Scholarship

Established by Bernice King in 2001 in honor of her husband David, a Distinguished Alumnus and former Foundation Trustee, this fund provides scholarships for students pursuing a degree in the School of Business with first preference to finance majors.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


David S. & Beverly J. Dungan Graduate Psychology Fund

Established in 1981 as the Psychology Graduate Fellowship Fund; amended and renamed to honor the service and scholarship of Dr. David S. Dungan in 2000; and renamed in 2002 to add Beverly's name in appreciation for the couple's generous giving; this fund provides scholarships for worthy students attending or planning to attend ESU who are pursuing a graduate degree in Psychology.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


David W. Kasitz Art Department Fund

Established by David Kasitz in 2007, this fund shall be used for scholarships for students studying engraving arts, print-making, or painting with a minimum 3.0 GPA. The second preference for distribution of the funds shall be for program support or capital improvements for the Art Department.

This scholarship is awarded by the Art department.  Please complete the Department of Art Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


David W. Leipold Memorial Scholarship

Established by Valerie & William Leipold in 1978 in honor of their son David, who was a junior student at Emporia State University at the time of his death, and renamed in 2004, this fund provides annual scholarships for graduate assistants majoring in Psychology.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Dean & Karen Wall Scholarship

Established in 2018 by Dean & Karen Wall, the purpose of this fund is to provide financial assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students planning to enter the field of education. First preference goes to students who reside in Wyandotte County. Second preference goes to students who are graduates of De Soto High School in De Soto, Kansas. Final preference goes to students who reside in Lyon County.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Deanna J. Hawes Scholarship

Established in 2002 by Jeff Hawes in memory of his late wife Deanna, and amended in 2013, this fund provides scholarships for graduate students in the school counseling program.

This scholarship is awarded by the Counselor Education department.  Please complete the Department of Counselor Education Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Debate Alumni Scholarship

Established by a generous donation from alumna Kay Alden and her husband Vern Nelson in 1985, this fund provides scholarships for new students - freshmen or transfers - entering ESU. Recipient does not need to major in Communication, but must actively participate in the Debate program for each semester in which the scholarship is received; and must earn at least a 2.5 GPA for the first semester in order receive the second semester's award amount.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


DeBauge Bros, Inc. & Coca Cola Bottling of Emporia, Inc. Athletic Fund

Established by Paul & Larry DeBauge, Presidents of DeBauge Bros., Inc. & Coca Cola Bottling, Inc. in 1980 in support of the Major Endowment Campaign, initially this fund assisted in purchasing and installing a new scoreboard for Welch Stadium and now provides scholarships for student-athletes with first preference given to those participating in Football and Basketball.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Della Mae (Hunt) & Irenus Girod Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1982 by Charles Girod, this fund will provide scholarships for students who are graduates of high schools in Cowley or Butler Counties who demonstrate financial need.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Deloitte Accounting Scholarship

Established by Deloitte & Touche LLP (now Deloitte LLP) in 1999, with the first gifts given by Craig Kuckelman, Kristi DeMint and John Blaufuss, this non-endowed scholarship will be awarded to academically worthy students majoring in Accounting.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Deloy & Gertrude Heath Memorial Scholarship for Athletics

Established by Deloy and Gertrude Heath in 1987, and amended in 2000, this fund provides scholarships for students competing in the university's intercollegiate athletic programs.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Deloy & Gertrude Heath Memorial Scholarship for Theatre

Established by Deloy and Gertrude Heath in 1987, and amended in 2000, this fund provides scholarships for students participating in the university's theatre programs.

Please complete the Emporia State Theatre Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Deloy & Gertrude Heath Scholarship

Established by Deloy and Gertrude Heath in 1985, this fund provides academic scholarships for outstanding students majoring in music.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Delta Chapter of Sigma Tau Gamma Educational Fund

Established in 2002 by the Delta Chapter of Sigma Tau Gamma Alumni Association, the allocation from this fund may be used for scholarships for chapter members. The fund may also be used for scholarships for descendants of Delta Chapter of Sigma Tau Gamma Alumni if the chapter ceases to exist.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship

Established by Delta Kappa Gamma in 1987, this fund provides scholarships for students who are working toward a teaching degree, maintains a 3.0 GPA and are preferably in their senior year.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Delta Phi Epsilon - Women as Leaders Scholarship

Established by Beta Omicron of Delta Phi Epsilon Housing Corporation in 2000, this fund provides scholarships for worthy female students regardless of major who graduated from high school with a minimum 3.0 GPA, is enrolled full-time and maintains a minimum 3.0 GPA with preference given to students demonstrating community and campus involvement and is renewable for each year the recipient continues to meet the criteria.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Dennis & Roberta Shogren Scholarship

Established by Dennis and Roberta Shogren in 1984, this fund provides scholarships for students who are participating in the men's basketball program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Dennis & Susan Neff Scholarship

Established in 1986 by Dennis and Susan Neff in appreciation for their alma mater and amended in 2020, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in the sciences with preference for those majoring in Nursing (first), Earth Science (second) or Physical Science (third).  Descendants of Martin Ridgeway, Hhans Hanson, or Byrd Neff will be given priority consideration.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Dennis W. & Ardis I. Hanson Scholarship

Established in 2010 by Dennis and Ardis Hanson, this scholarship fund provides support to transfer students from Butler County Community College. Recipients should maintain a 2.5 or higher GPA and transfer with 60 or more hours; preference shown to accounting majors, followed by business administration, or if enrolled in the School of Business.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


DeWayne A. Backhus Undergraduate Scholarship Fund

Established on 3/26/1987 and restarted on 4/16/2013 by DeWayne and Sherry Backhus, this fund provides scholarship awards to students who qualify for need-based assistance; maintain good academic standing at Emporia State University; and are majoring in a physical science discipline (with first preference for physics majors and second preference for physics teaching candidates).

This scholarship is awarded by the Physical Sciences department.  Please complete the Department of Physical Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Diana L. Rayle Scholarship

Established by Diana Rayle in 1984, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students who have graduated from Osawatomie High School with first preference given to full-time students in good standing majoring in Education or Business.

This scholarship is awarded by The Teachers College.  Please complete The Teachers College Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Didde Catholic Campus Center (DCCC) Caritas Scholarship

Established in 2016 by an Anonymous Donor, the purpose of this Fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate and graduate students who are participating in the activities of the Didde Catholic Campus Center. The Donor prefers the scholarship be awarded to students who meet these criteria: 1. Student shall be active in the programs of the Didde Catholic Campus Center. 2. Student shall have completed at least 24 credit hours as a student at Emporia State University. 3. Student shall be a full-time student in pursuit of a college degree. 4. Student shall have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.

Please complete the Didde Catholic Campus Center Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Didde Catholic Campus Center Musician Scholarship

Established by the Didde Catholic Campus Center in 2002 as the Didde Catholic Campus Center Music Work Scholarship and amended to the new name in 2019. The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarships to ESU students who also participate in the musical programming of the Didde Catholic Campus Center. Students may be selected to receive this scholarship without regard to their academic major.

Please complete the Didde Catholic Campus Center Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Didde Corporation Scholarship

Established by the management of Didde Graphic Systems Corporation in 1980, revised in 2000 and amended in 2013 to reflect that the Corporation no longer exists, this fund provides scholarships to worthy and outstanding students who maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.
 


Didde Family Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1988 by Carl & Teresa Didde, and amended in 2014, this fund will provide scholarships for Emporia State students, with preference being given to descendants of the Didde family.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.
 


Distinguished Alumni Leadership Scholarship

Established in 2008 by the Distinguished Alumni of Emporia State University in support of their belief in the importance of higher education and to provide an educational opportunity to all students, this fund provides scholarships for full-time Junior or Senior students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 who demonstrate leadership qualities throughout the University or holds a leadership position in at least one organization on campus.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Distinguished Business Scholars Program

Established by an anonymous donor in 2013, the purpose of this fund is to recognize outstanding students majoring within the School of Business through not only with scholarship awards, but also with a recognition display item. Recipients are selected based on the detailed criteria found on the original gift agreement on file at the Emporia State University Foundation.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Dolly Madison Scholarship

Established by the Dolly Madison Interstate Brands Corporation, this fund provides scholarships for students with financial need who are dependents of employees of the Dolly Madison Cake Company of Emporia, Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Don & Connie Moritz Scholarship

Established in 2012 by Don & Connie Moritz, retired educators with degrees from Emporia State University, to recognize the importance of education and the need for scholarship dollars, this fund will provide scholarships for students who qualify for needs-based assistance and maintain a good academic standing with the University.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Don & Elaine Ek Family Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Greg, John & Larry Ek, this scholarship honors their parents Don & Elaine and celebrates their family's support of Emporia State University. Recipients must be full-time Freshman students who graduated from Emporia High School, are majoring in Education or Business, and maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Don & Mary Glaser Scholarship

Established by Don & Mary Glaser in 1986, and amended in 2009 and again in 2017, this fund provides scholarships for students pursuing any degree in any major at ESU, but preferences will be given to students majoring in the Engraving Arts field.
 
This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.



Don & Revelyn Alpaugh Scholarship

Established in 2017 by Don & Revelyn Alpaugh, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to undergraduate students. The Donors prefer the scholarship be awarded to Kansas students who are a member of Alpha Kappa Lambda, or a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma, or a member of the ESU Intercollegiate football team.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Don Bruyr Memorial Math Scholarship

Established by Don and Doris Bruyr in 1979 with memorial contributions, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Math or Economics.

This scholarship is awarded by the Mathematics & Economics department.  Please complete the Department of Mathematics & Economics Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship


Don Cravens Scholarship

Established by Don Cravens in 1987, and amended in 2011, this fund provides scholarships for female student athletes participating in any women's intercollegiate athletic program under Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and who maintain the appropriate GPA as set forth by the University.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Don E. Williams Memorial Scholarship

Established by the family of Don Williams in 1994 with memorial contributions received in his memory, this fund provides scholarships for students participating in intercollegiate athletics.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Don Elmore & Merl J. Miller Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1963 by Mrs. Don H. Elmore, this fund shall provide scholarships for worthy students while memorializing both Don Elmore and Merl J. Miller.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Don L. Hazelrigg Art Scholarship

Established by the members of the Kansas Artist-Craftsmen Association in 1977 in recognition of Don L. Hazelrigg's long and devoted service to their Association and to the Arts in the State of Kansas, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in art.

This scholarship is awarded by the Art department.  Please complete the Department of Art Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Donald & Marguerite Riggin Shepherd Scholarship

Established in 1995 and funded in 2013 through a gift from the Donald and Marguerite Shepherd Charitable Remainder Unitrust, and amended in 2017, this fund provides scholarships to outstanding pursuing a Bachelor's of Science in Education degree in Social Sciences or History.

This scholarship is awarded by the Social Sciences department.  Please complete the Department of Social Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Donald D. Law Scholarship

Established by Brad Law in 2002, this fund provides scholarships for elementary or secondary education majors.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Donald D. Perry Art Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Brett, Sharon & Mark Perry, and amended in 2011, this scholarship honors the memory of Donald D. Perry. Recipients shall be a student majoring in Visual Arts.

This scholarship is awarded by the Art department.  Please complete the Department of Art Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Donald Dwight Shoemake Scholarship

Established by the Estate of Donald D. Shoemake in 2017, this non-endowed scholarship fund will be used for the Presidential Scholarship program. Student criteria will be any qualifying ESU student.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Donald E. & Lola Douglass Scholarship

Established by Lola Douglass in 1987 with memorial contributions received in honor of her husband Donald Douglass, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students with first preference given to Jefferson West High School graduates.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Donald E. Richter Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1997 by Donald E. Richter of Lawrence, Kansas through a bequest from his estate, this fund provides scholarships for students from Jefferson County Kansas who have attended ESU for at least two consecutive semesters as a full-time student, have maintained a "C" or better GPA and show a financial need.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Donald K. & Pauline Orban Scholarship

Established by Donald K. and Pauline Orban in 1988 and amended in 2008 and to enhance the visibility of interpersonal communication, this fund provides scholarships for students in good standing majoring in Communication.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Donald McConnell Scholarship

Established by Donald McConnell in 1983, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students who are a graduate of any Junction City High School and maintained a 3.0 GPA in High School.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.

 


Donald S. & Linda E. Miller Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Dr. Donald S. Miller, this fund will provide scholarships for undergraduate students selected by the School of Business Scholarship Recognition Committee. Recipient(s) shall have an overall grade-point average of at least 3.25 (where A = 4.0).

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Donald W. & Christina M. Hutchinson Athletic Scholarship

Established in 2008 by their sons Marshall & Marlin and their families, this scholarship is in honor of Donald & Christina's dedication to the University. Recipients must be a student athlete majoring in Accounting or Elementary Education having graduated from a Kansas high school with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Donald William Cox Accounting Club Scholarship

Established by Donald William Cox in 1987, this fund provides scholarships for two students annually who are majoring in Accounting. One award is based on academic achievement and involvement in University activities. The second is based on academic achievement and financial need.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Donna Sue Bowers Memorial Art Scholarship

Established in 2006 this scholarship honors the life of Donna Sue Bowers, who once wrote "Let my good deeds go before me, keep my memory in your heart." This scholarship benefits full-time students in their senior year majoring in Art.

This scholarship is awarded by the Art department.  Please complete the Department of Art Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.



Dora P. Phelps Memorial Scholarship

Established by Conrad Lindo in 1990 in appreciation for the scholarships and help he received from friends and in a desire to repay the kindness of others and help future students (amended in 2019). The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarships for outstanding student-athletes participating in the intercollegiate baseball program. First preference shall be given to baseball student-athletes from Arizona.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Doris Anderson Harder Education Scholarship

Established in 2006, and amended in 2012, by Ted & Doris Harder who would like to give back in order to benefit education students, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships for incoming freshmen or transfer students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Dorothe Tarrence Homan Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2000 by Delmar Homan in memory of his late wife, this fund provides scholarships for students having graduated from a Kansas high school. Scholarship priorities shall be for students studying Library Science (first) or Elementary Education (second).

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Dorothy I. Karnes Memorial Scholarship

Established by Frank Karnes Jr. in 1982, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding members of the Intercollegiate Track and Field Program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Dorothy Martin Scholarship

Established in 1980 by Dorothy Martin, this fund will provide scholarships for first preference - female athletes; and second preference to female students majoring in Physical Education.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Doug & Nan Smith Scholarship Fund

Established in 2011 by Doug & Nan Smith, this non-endowed fund provides scholarships to students selected from among those attending the Hayes Lecture Series.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Dow Scholar Award

Established in 2018 by Mirah Dow, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University, School of Library and Information Management graduate students who are in good academic standing and is an outstanding student with leadership potential as defined by the criteria for membership in Beta Phi Mu Honor Society.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Dr. & Mrs. Charles C. Underwood Scholarship

Established by Dr. and Mrs. Charles C. Underwood in 1976, this fund provides annual scholarships for students enrolled in the pre-medical program.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


 


Dr. & Mrs. John B. Sarracino Scholarship

Established in 1976 by John & Margaret Sarracino, this fund will provide scholarships outstanding students with first preference for a student who has graduated from Neodesha High School.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Dr. & Mrs. R.L. Bennett Scholarship

Established by Dr. and Mrs. R.L. Bennett in 1987 to reflect their support and enjoyment of the women's basketball team, and amended in 1999, this fund provides scholarships for students who are participating in the women's basketball program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Dr. Carl W. & Kay Prophet Family Scholarship

Established in September 2013 by Dr. Carl & Kay Prophet, this scholarship is a representation of their support of the Lady Hornet Basketball program and their commitment to education. Recipient must be a Women's Basketball student-athlete, with preference to those majoring in Biology.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Dr. Charles R. Maier Biology Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Dr. Charles Maier this scholarship supports his belief in the importance of higher education and to provide an educational opportunity to all students. Recipients must be majoring in Biology in their sophomore or junior year with a minimum 2.8 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded by the Biological Sciences department.  Please complete the Biological Sciences Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Dr. Clamurro Music Scholarship

Established by Dr. William Clamurro in 2020, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students. First preference will go to a student playing a double-reed instrument, including the Oboe or Bassoon and second preference to a student playing any other musical instrument.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department. Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.



Dr. Clyde O. Merideth Scholarship

Established with gifts from the Calhoun Foundation as a suitable memorial to Dr. Clyde O. Merideth Jr., this fund provides scholarships for students who have and maintain at least a 2.75 GPA in their major field of study. First preference is for students who are Eagle Scouts.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Dr. David E. & Leona Hargadine Travis Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Leona Travis, this scholarship honors her family ties to Emporia State University. Recipients shall be full-time students majoring in Music or Modern Language with a minimum GPA of 3.5.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Dr. Edwin Charles Moreland Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2010 by Hazel Moreland in honor of her late husband, and former Emporia State Social Sciences Professor, Dr. Ed Moreland this fund will provide scholarships for students who are Kansas residents with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and studying Social Sciences in their junior or senior year at Emporia State.

This scholarship is awarded by the Social Sciences department.  Please complete the Department of Social Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Dr. Ethel Stiles Griffin Scholarship

Established in 1995 by John Griffin in his mother's name Dr. Ethel Stiles Griffin, this fund provides academic scholarships for students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.

 


Dr. F. L. Gilson Memorial Scholarship

Established by friends of Professor F.L. Gilson in 1966 as a commemorative to his contributions to the early development of Theater and Speech at Emporia State and in Kansas, this fund provides scholarships for a Junior Gilson Player who has done work in Drama and Oral Interpretation. If no one qualifies, a prospective junior or senior majoring in speech may be considered.

Please complete the Emporia State Theatre Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Dr. Herb & Shannon Houchin Athletic Scholarship

Established by Herb and Shannon Houchin in 1986, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students participating in the intercollegiate athletic program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Dr. Jack J. Davis Memorial Scholarship

Established by Mrs. Jack J. Davis in 1978 to honor her husband, Dr. Jack J. Davis, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in Elementary Education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Dr. James N. & Jacqueline K. Glenn Music Scholarship

Established in 2003, this fund provides scholarships for students enrolled in vocal music or piano and who are seeking a music education or performance degree.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Dr. James Starr Music Scholarship

Established in 2011 by the Chair of the Department of Music in honor of Dr. James Starr, former music professor. This scholarship shall be awarded to students who maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0, with first preference to a Music major whose primary instrument is the violin or viola; second preference to a Music major whose primary instrument is the cello or bass; and third preference to any major whose primary instrument is the violin, viola, cello or bass.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Dr. Jeffrey P. Hodapp Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2010 by Dr. Allan Comstock, Department of Music Chair, with numerous additional contributions, this fund is to promote excellence in music in the areas of low brass and double brass performance in remembrance of the late professor D. Jeffrey Hodapp, this fund will provide scholarships for incoming freshmen or transfer students majoring in music whose primary instrument is either tuba, euphonium, baritone, trombone or double bass.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Dr. John Rich & Carl Ricketts Scholarship

Established in 2004 by Carl Ricketts, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships for student-athletes who are Accounting majors, or Graduate Students pursuing an MBA with a CPA objective, are at least a junior, and have a minimum 2.75 GPA.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Dr. Kerri Douglas Thompson Dental Scholarship

Established in 2020 by Dr. Kerri & Robert Thompson, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students who are juniors or seniors with intention to continue the Pre-Dental track.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Dr. Lendi Bland Elementary Education Scholarship

Established in 2019 by Lendi Bland, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistants to academically worthy undergraduate students who are pursuing a degree in Elementary Education.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Dr. Leo M. & Kathleen K. Ensman Scholarship

Established by Mark Ensman in 1988 and renamed in 2002, this fund provides scholarships for athletes participating in Women's Basketball.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Dr. Linda Lattin Burns Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Robert and Linda Burns, both graduates of Emporia State University, and amended in 2017, this scholarship shall be awarded to students majoring in English, with at least a 3.5 GPA. Preference shall be given to students from the Kansas counties of McPherson, Rice, Ellsworth, Saline, Dickinson, Marion, Harvey, or Reno. Students who are incoming freshmen and/or have financial need shall be prioritized above others.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Dr. M. Lloyd & Geraldine Edwards Scholarship

Established by Dr. M. Lloyd and Geraldine Edwards in 1995 in recognition of their more than 30 years of dedicated service to ESU, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students alternating between students majoring in Music and in Information Systems.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Dr. Marion & Jane Emerson Scholarship

Established in 2006 by Thomas & Anne Hutton, this scholarship serves as a tribute to the dedication and contributions of Dr. Marion P. and Mrs. Jane B. Emerson in the fields of mathematics and education. Scholarships are awarded to students with a passion for mathematics, have a high GPA, and demonstrate attributes consistent with the principals by which the donors lived.

This scholarship is awarded by the Mathematics & Economics department.  Please complete the Department of Mathematics & Economics Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Dr. Marshall A. Havenhill, II & Ann J. Havenhill Scholarship

Established in 2009 by Dr. Marshall Havenhill, II & Ann Havenhill, and amended in 2016, this scholarship fund provides up to full tuition and fees to an Athletic Training Major who is at least a junior in standing and has a 3.0 or greater GPA.

This scholarship is awarded by the Athletic Training faculty  Please complete the Department of Athletic Training Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Dr. Marylouise Meder Scholarship

Established in 2006 by Dr. Marylouise Meder, this scholarship supports her strong interest in education for women and love of history. Scholarships are awarded to students, preferably female, who are seeking the Archivist Certification as part of the MLS degree with a 3.5 minimum GPA.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Dr. Maurice K. & Kathryn M. Borklund Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2021 by an anonymous donor, the purpose of this non-endowed fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students. Students must be majoring in Business Entrepreneurship. Preference to a student from Montgomery County, Kansas.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Dr. Max Smith, Jr. Athletic Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Dr. Max Smith who played for the Hornets in the mid-1960s and credits his participation in athletics for a number of his successes in life, this fund will provide scholarships for students who are participating in the Football Program and are eligible to compete.
 
This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.



Dr. Monte R. & Lynda L. Miller Secondary Education Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Dr. Monte and Lynda Miller, both Emporia State graduates, this scholarship supports their belief in the importance of higher education. The scholarship will be awarded to full time students with a 3.0 minimum GPA, majoring in Secondary Education and of a Junior or Senior standing.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Dr. Nancy L. Curry Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Dr. Nancy Curry, this fund is an expression of her belief in the strength of the staff and program at Emporia State University. Scholarships are awarded to students in their junior year who are pursuing a degree in Education - specifically teaching Physical or Health Education - with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Dr. Nancy Mayer Knapp Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2000 by David E. Knapp and family, in honor of Nancy, this fund will provide scholarships to graduate students in The Teachers College.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Dr. Nathan P. & Helen Budd Student Scholarship

Established in 1972 by Helen Budd in honor of her late husband, Dr. Nathan P. Budd, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Dr. Norma I. Karhoff Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2019 by an anonymous donor, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate and graduate students who are participating in the activities of the Didde Catholic Campus Center.

Please complete the Didde Catholic Campus Center Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Dr. Orville J. Borchers Scholarship

Established in 1995 by tribute gifts honoring Dr. Borchers, this fund will provide scholarships for outstanding students majoring in Music, with an emphasis in vocal or choral music and financial need also will be evaluated and minimum 3.0 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship


Dr. Perry & Phyllis Hamme Hunsley Scholarship

Established in 2000 by Dr. Perry Hunsley, this fund provides scholarships for students who have been accepted in the Nursing program.

This scholarship is awarded by the Nursing department.  Please complete the Department of Nursing Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Dr. Randall C. Anderson Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1995 with a bequest by Dr. Randall C. Anderson in recognition and celebration of his outstanding teaching career, this fund provides annual $1,000 scholarships for worthy and outstanding students admitted to the ESU Teacher Education Program and whose single teaching field is Secondary Social Sciences.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.

 


Dr. Ray Feltner Family Scholarship

Established in 2013 by Ray Feltner, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Special Education who demonstrate financial need. Second preference will be for students majoring in Elementary Education.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.
 


Dr. Robert & Catherine Peterson Scholarship

Established in 2017 by Dr. Robert & Catherine Peterson, the purpose of this non-endowed fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students who are juniors or seniors seeking a minor in entrepreneurship, maintaining a 3.0 GPA and have graduated from a Kansas high school.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Dr. Robert & Louise Boles Scholarship

Established by Russell Clay Harvey in 2005 in honor of Dr. Robert Boles' 90th birthday and Louise's 80th birthday, and amended in 2007, this fund provides scholarships to students majoring in biology.

This scholarship is awarded by the Biological Sciences department.  Please complete the Biological Sciences Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Dr. Robert & Mary Glennen Scholarship

Established in 1995 by Dr. Claire & Mrs. Betty Schelske, upon the death of Betty's father, Dr. John Breukelman, to honor former ESU President Robert Glennen, and his wife, Mary. This fund has been bolstered by more than 130 donors, including Dr. & Mrs. Glennen, themselves. The fund provides scholarships to outstanding students, regardless of major, who exemplify standards of high character, leadership, and commitment to their fellow students.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Dr. Robert A. Burns Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Robert & Linda Burns, both Emporia State graduates, this scholarship specifically supports incoming freshmen majoring in English. Scholarships will be awarded to graduates from Neodesha High School, with second preference given to Wilson County High School graduates, who have a minimum GPA of 3.5 and are in need of financial assistance.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.

 


Dr. Roy & Judy Johansen Football Scholarship

Established in 2013 by Roy and Judy Johansen, Roy simply wanted the football coach to use this scholarship to "make a winning team!" Roy was a football player for KSTC, and this scholarship is to be awarded to students following in his footsteps playing football for Emporia State University.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Dr. S. Winston Cram Scholarship

Established in 1978 through memorial gifts from numerous donors, this fund stands in memory of Dr. S. Winston Cram and provides scholarships to outstanding students majoring in Physical Sciences.

This scholarship is awarded by the Physical Sciences department.  Please complete the Department of Physical Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Dr. Sajjad Hashmi Business Leadership Scholarship

Established by Dr. Sajjad Hashmi in 2003, with numerous donations received in his honor and in recognition of the many contributions he has made to ESU and to the students in the School of Business, this fund provides scholarships for students with a minimum 3.25 GPA who are pursuing a degree in any business field.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Dr. Sharon K. Karr School Psychology Scholarship

Established by Dr. Sharon Karr, former Psychology & Special Education faculty member, and her husband Dr. Jerry Karr in 2003, this fund provides scholarships for students pursuing a graduate degree in School Psychology.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Dr. Thomas Edison Bonner & Dr. Mary Winstead Bonner Scholarship for the Teaching of Psychology

Established by Dr. Mary Winstead Bonner in 2011, this fund provides scholarships for full-time students who are BSE majors with Psychology as one of their teaching fields and if there are no applicants, than undergraduate Psychology Majors are eligible.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Drs. Doug & Marged Amend Scholarship

Established by Drs. Doug and Marged Amend in 1987, and amended in 2016, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding international students, with first preference to international students from France.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Drs. Thomas E. & Mary Winstead Bonner Scholarship for Sociolgy, Anthropology & Crime/Delinq Studies

Established by Dr. Thomas Edison Bonner and Dr. Mary Winstead Bonner in 2011, this fund will provide scholarships for full-time students majoring in Sociology, Anthropology, and/or Crime and Delinquency Studies.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Duane C. & Faye A. Nuessen Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Faye Nuessen in support of her belief in the importance of higher education and to provide an educational opportunity to all students, this fund provides scholarships for Junior or Senior students majoring in Secondary Education with an emphasis in Math or Business Education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Duane F. Hetlinger Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1981 to honor the memory of Duane Hetlinger, this fund provides scholarships for full time students in good standing majoring in Special Education.

This scholarship is awarded by the Special Education - High Incidence faculty  Please complete the Department of High Incidence Special Education Program Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Durst Graduate Fund

Established by Harold Durst in 1977, this fund provides financial support for creative activities and research by a graduate student(s) with first preference given to a graduate student completing a thesis (funds cannot be used to cover costs of typing or binding thesis).

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Dwight & Linda Metcalf Scholarship

Established by Dwight and Linda Metcalf in 1983, this fund provides scholarships for students participating in intercollegiate football, basketball, or baseball.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Dwight B. Andrews Memorial Scholarship

Established by Mae Andrews in 1983 with memorial gifts in honor of her son, Dwight B. Andrews, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in the sciences or business.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Dwight E. Newberg Communication Scholarship

Established by Dwight and Ida Newberg in 1996 with a generous donation of stock to establish their sixth endowed fund at ESU in honor of his distinguished career as student Communication major, this fund provides annual academic scholarships for worthy Juniors majoring and working towards an BA or BFA in Communication in the Division of Communication and Theatre Arts.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Dynamic Discs Scholarship

Established in April 2014 by Jeremy Rusco, owner of Dynamic Discs, this fund provides scholarships for students who are members of the Emporia State Disc Golf Organization, who demonstrate leadership capacity and who are maintaining a minimum 2.5 GPA. In addition, to help establish the Emporia State Disc Golf Organization, $1,000 shall annually be used for equipment, supplies, or travel, to be determined by the Student Recreation Services Committee.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


E.D."Gus" & Nina Fish Scholarship

Established by Nina Fish in 1974 with memorial contributions for her husband Everett "Gus" Fish, and amended in 1989, this fund provides athletic scholarships with first preference for outstanding Basketball players.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


E.L. & Irene Hopkins Family Scholarship

Established in 1996 by E.L. Hopkins, this fund provides scholarships for children of employees of Hopkins Manufacturing who are majoring in pre-engineering or earning a degree offered by the School of Business. Should employee children not be eligible, graduates of any Kansas high school are eligible so long as they are majoring in pre-engineering or earning a degree offered by the School of Business.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


E.R. Barrett/V.A. Davis Journalism Scholarship

Established in 1944 and renamed in 2000, this fund honors two former faculty members. Edwin R. Barrett served as member of the English faculty and retired as department chair in 1944. Vincent A. Davis was a member of the English faculty until his passing in 1958. This fund provides scholarships for students studying journalism.

This scholarship is awarded by the English faculty.  Please complete the English Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


E.T. & Cora F. Anderson Scholarship

Established by the Board of the E.T. & Cora F. Anderson Foundation in 1975, endowed in 1988 and amended in 2007, this fund is intended to help provide education for worthy students who might not otherwise be able to attend an institution of higher learning. The annual award is for a full-time student in good standing.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


E.W. & Florence Smith Scholarship

Established in 2010 by Van & Jane Smith and Robert & Joyce Winter, this fund is to honor the lives of E.W. & Florence Smith. Recipients of this scholarship must maintain a 3.0 GPA while enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, in addition to holding part-time employment. This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.



Earl "Shorty" & Lavergn Bastin Scholarship

Established by Earl "Shorty" Bastin in 2004 in memory and honor of his wife Lavergn Bastin to celebrate their enjoyment of sports, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students who participate in the Women's Basketball program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Earl & Stelouise Sauder Athletic Scholarship

Established by Earl & Stelouise Sauder in 1987 in conjunction with two planned gifts, and amended in 2012, this fund provides scholarships for students participating in the intercollegiate athletic program; preferably football.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Earl & Stelouise Sauder Business Scholarship

Established by Earl & Stelouise Sauder in 1987 in conjunction with two planned gifts, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in business.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Earl & Stelouise Sauder Theatre Scholarship

Established by Earl & Stelouise Sauder in 1987 in conjunction with two planned gifts, this fund provides scholarships for students participating in the theatre program at Emporia State.

Please complete the Emporia State Theatre Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Earl Raymond & Hazel Travis Fraysier Memorial Scholarship

Established by Mrs. Earl Fraysier in 1958 to honor her husband, an Officer of the United States Army, and at the suggestion of her brother a former faculty member and amended in 2008 by Leona Travis, this fund provides scholarships to full time freshmen students who are majoring in Modern Language or History, alternating years. 

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Earl W. Sauder Scholarship

Established by Steve Sauder in 1995 and bolstered with tribute and memorial gifts from numerous donors, and amended in 2014, this fund provides scholarships with first preference to dependents of employees of KVOE (Emporia's Radio Stations, Inc.) and second preference to employees of Avid Communication LLC, Candlewood Suites of Emporia, Emporia Realty Group, Valu-Net LLC, or Schram Chrysler Doge Jeep of Manhattan, Kansas, regardless of academic major. If there are no applicants from the aforementioned, the award can be made to any deserving student.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Earl W. Sauder Student-Athletic Scholars Program

Established in 2004 by Earl W. Sauder, and amended in 2013 & 2017, this fund serves as a premier source of scholarship dollars for Emporia State student-athletes; with at least one scholarship being awarded in each sport. In July 2013 this fund was amended by Steve Sauder and was reclassified from a true endowment to a term endowment with a set allocation amount being expended from the principal and interest each year.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Ed & Ruth Colvin Memorial Scholarship

Established by Edgar Colvin in 1986 with a Charitable Remainder Annuity, this fund provides academic scholarships for students who are majoring in Elementary Education in the Teachers College who plan to become classroom teachers.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Ed & Tom Metcalf Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1974 by T.H. Metcalf, this fund will provide scholarships for worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Ed Shigley Family Fund

Established in 2021 by Ed Shigley, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students who are members of the ESU Baseball team.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.



Edgar & Eline Schupp Business Scholarship

Established in 1988 by Edgar & Eline Schupp, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in business.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Edgar & Eline Schupp Memorial Scholarship

Established by a bequest from the Schupp Trust in 2000, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoing in teacher education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Edgar S. Colvin Athletic Scholarship

Established by Edgar Colvin in 1975, this fund provides annual scholarships for outstanding students participating in intercollegiate athletics.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Edith & Harry Darby Foundation Scholarship

Established in 1988, this fund provides scholarships for students who demonstrate leadership qualities and academic excellence, maintaining at least a 3.0 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Edith Ann Eaman Lewis Scholarship

Established by Joan Daugherty in 1998 in honor of the memory of Edith Ann Eaman Lewis, this fund provides annual scholarships for students who are majoring in Communications with special consideration given to those who take an active part in extra curricular activities of that discipline and who have a sound GPA. 

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Edith D. Whitted Scholarship

Established in 1981 by the Estate of Edith Whiteed, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in math or science who are graduates of Newton High School or students from Harvey County, Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Edna McCullough Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1981, this fund will provide scholarships for worthy female students studying Physical Education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Educational Foundation of the KS Society of CPAs Scholarship

Established in 2015 by the Educational Foundation of the KS Society of CPAs, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships to students of Emporia State University's accounting program; both undergraduate and graduate students.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Edward C. Price Scholarship

Established in 1986 by Edward C. Price, this fund will provide scholarships for outstanding students majoring in Chemistry.

This scholarship is awarded by the Physical Sciences department.  Please complete the Deparment of Physical Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Edward E. & Laura Mae McAntee Accounting Scholarship

Established by Laura Mae McAntee in 1992 in memory of her husband, and amended in 2010, this fund is to commemorate their association with the University as alumni, and to recognize her status as a former faculty member in Accounting. This fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Accounting. Second preference will be given to students majoring in any of the academic programs offered by the School of Business, maintaining the appropriate GPA as set forth by the University.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Edward E. & Laura Mae McAntee Scholarship for PAA

Established in 2006 by Laura McAntee, this scholarship is to be used to recruit and retain outstanding students. Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshman who meet the general scholarship requirements.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Edward E. & Laura Mae McAntee Track & Field Scholarship

Established by Laura Mae McAntee in 1994 in memory of her husband Edward E. McAntee, this fund provides scholarships for worthy incoming Freshmen participating in the Intercollegiate Track and Field Program, with special consideration given to those who demonstrate financial need.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Edward J. McKernan Jr. & Blanche C. McKernan Scholarship

Established by Blanche McKernan in 1983 with memorial funds received, this fund provides annual scholarships for outstanding students attending ESU.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Edward L. Stafford Memorial Scholarship

Established by Vivian Stafford in 1984 with a Life Insurance policy to honor the memory of her husband who always provided encouragement for young people to continue their education, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students from Lyon or Greenwood County.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Edwin J. Brown Graduate Scholarship

Established by Edwin J. Brown in 1964, this fund provides scholarships for graduate students studying Education for teaching positions or School Administration with first preference to married students currently residing in Emporia Kansas and second preference to unmarried students seeking a graduate degree in Education or a Specialist degree.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Edwin L. & Gladys C. Stuntzner Memorial Scholarship

Established by David and Ronald Stuntzner in 1993 in memory of their parents Edwin and Gladys Stuntzner, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students with first preference for those majoring in Music Education whose primary interest is the Cello, second preference given to those majoring in Music Education regardless of their specific area of interest, and if none qualify, then any Music Major.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship


Ek Real Estate Scholarship for Honors College

Established in 2015 by Jeff Williams & Jeff Kitselman of Ek Real Estate, this fund provides scholarships for students at Emporia State University who are participating in the Honors College.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Ek Real Estate Scholarship for Soccer

Established in 2015 by Jeff Williams & Jeff Kitselman of Ek Real Estate, this fund provides scholarships for students at Emporia State University who are participating in the NCAA Soccer program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Ek Real Estate Scholarship for Theatre

Established in 2015 by Jeff Williams & Jeff Kitselman of Ek Real Estate, this fund provides scholarships for students at Emporia State University who are participating in Theatre.

Please complete the Emporia State Theatre Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


El Dorado Community Scholarship

Established in 1987 by numerous contributions from alumni, friends and businesses in El Dorado Kansas, this fund provides academic scholarships for worthy students who graduated from El Dorado High School or Butler County Community College.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Elaine A. Slater Scholarship

Established in 2012 by Elaine Slater, to support her belief in the importance of higher education and to provide students with an educational opportunity, this fund will provide scholarships for music education majors who are graduates of a Kansas high school and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Elaine Edwards Scholarship

Established by Elaine Edwards in 1994 with donations received from friends, colleagues, former and current students, and parents in honor of her distinguished teaching career and as a faculty member in the Division of Music, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Music with a special emphasis in piano with consideration given to those who demonstrate special talent in piano and have a minimum 3.0 GPA in both Music courses and General University courses.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship


Elberta Harris Scholarship

Established in 1993 by Elberta Harris, this fund will provide scholarships for students planning to become elementary or secondary education teachers in private or parochial schools. Preference will be given to those students who are graduates of Johnson County high schools.

An incoming freshman must:
  • graduate from a Johnson County high school
  • apply to ESU and plan to pursue a degree in elementary or secondary education
  • have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • have a strong record of community service
  • submit a completed application, scholarship essay, two letters of recommendation, official high school transcript, and official ACT scores (ONLY if the high school does not automatically include ACT scores on the transcript) by November 15
An incoming transfer student or current ESU student must:
  • have graduated from a Johnson County high school
  • be a full-time student (at least 12 credit hours per semester) pursuing a degree in elementary or secondary education
  • have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
  • have a strong record of community service
  • submit a completed application, scholarship essay, two letters of recommendation, and official college transcript(s) by November 15
This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Elinor & George C. Osborn Scholarship

Established by George and Elinor Osborn in 1986, this fund provides scholarships for single mothers with emphasis on need and character, rather than on academic GPA.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.



Elinor & George C. Osborn Volleyball Scholarship

Established in 2021 by George C. Osbor, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students who are members of the ESU Volleyball team.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Elizabeth & August Eberle Fund

Established in 1991 through a bequest by Elizabeth Ann Eberle and formalized in 2002, this fund shall be used at the discretion of the governing board at Emporia State University where it will be most beneficial to the University.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Elizabeth & Loretto Langley Scholarship

Established by Loretto Langley in 1975, this fund provides scholarships for freshman business majors from Lyon County.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Elizabeth Hainline Scholarship

Established by Menzo & Myrtle Hainline in 1975 to honor the memory of his mother Elizabeth Hainline and bolstered with memorial contributors at his death in 1993, this fund provides scholarships with first preference to descendants of Robert and Elizabeth Hainline and if there are no applicants from the family ninety days before the beginning of the fall term of any school year, then any male or female student majoring in education and competing in any of the school's athletic programs.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Elizabeth Keyse Nursing Scholarship

Established in 1997 by the Elizabeth Keyse Testamentary Trust, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in nursing, with first preference to those students who are presently or have been residents of Lyon County.

This scholarship is awarded by the Nursing department.  Please complete the Department of Nursing Schoalrship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Elizabeth Ruth Williams Shaw Scholarship

Established by her children, with the help of Ms. Rosalie Clites serving as trustee, in 2000 in loving memory of Elizabeth Ruth Williams Shaw who encouraged all to pursue an education believing, "If there is a will, there is a way to obtain a higher education," this fund provides scholarships for worthy students who have graduated from a Kansas High School in Greenwood, Chase, or Lyon County with a minimum 3.0 GPA and pursuing a degree in Elementary or Secondary Education in the Teachers College.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Ellsworth C. Dent Scholarship

Established by Dorothy Dent in 1987 in honor of Ellsworth C. Dent, this fund provides academic scholarships for outstanding and worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Elmer O. & Annetta I. Helland and LaVerne Moritz Scholarship

Established in 2007 by an estate gift, this fund will provide scholarships for high school graduates from Geary County.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Elsie A. Borck Memorial Scholarship

Established by the Estate of Elsie A. Borck in 1998, 75% of the Elsie A. Borck Memorial Fund provides annual scholarships for full-time students enrolled in any program who have graduated from a Kansas high school who demonstrate scholastic ability, performance and financial need with specific consideration given to applications received from graduates of Marshall County.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Elsie Howard Pine Library Science Scholarship

Established by Ida Curry Newberg in 1997 in memory of her professor Elsie Howard Pine and her friend and fellow Library Science graduate Frances Ruggles Morgan, this endowed fund provides scholarships for School of Library and Information Management students who are graduates of a Kansas high school.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Elvira Sarracino Phillips & Jean Sarracino Severson Scholarship

Established by Dr. and Mrs. John B. Sarracino in 1984 to honor his sister Elvira Sarracino Phillips, this fund provides scholarships to outstanding and deserving young women students regardless of academic major, with the main considerations for awarding are academic achievement and financial need.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Emery & Emelyn Jackson Stoops Scholarship

Established in 1988 by Emery Stoops, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in education.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Emery & Maude (Fitzsimmons) Stoops Scholarship

Established in 1978 by Emery Stoops, this fund will provide annual scholarships for prospective teachers.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Emil Babinger Olpe High School Scholarship

Established by the Emil Babinger Charitable Trust in 2009, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships for Olpe High School Graduates who maintain a minimum of 3.0 GPA.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Emil Babinger Theatre Scholarship

Established in 2007 by the Emil Babinger Charitable Trust, this fund provides scholarships for theatre students attending or planning to attend who are residents of Kansas, and have at least a 3.25 GPA.

Please complete the Emporia State Theatre Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Emma Carolyn Huth Scholarship

Established in 1990 by Emma Huth, this fund provides scholarships and financial assistance to students who are majoring in either Science or Mathematics and for graduates from high schools in Lyon, Chase, Marion, Morris, Osage, Coffey, and Greenwood counties only.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Emory & Helen Cox Memorial Scholarship

Established by Emory Cox in 1984, this fund provides scholarships for any worthy student with first preference given to any student participating in intercollegiate athletics and second preference given to any male student participating in varsity football.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Emporia Area Retired School Personnel Association Scholarship

Established by the members of the Emporia Area Retired Teachers Association in 1996 to encourage Emporia area students to attend ESU and major in Teacher Education, and amended in 2014, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding and worthy Juniors or Seniors who are graduates of a school in Lyon, Morris, Chase, Greenwood, Coffey, Osage or Wabaunsee Counties and have a minimum of a "B" average (3.0 GPA) with a declared major in Teacher Education and demonstrate a strong commitment to the teaching profession and financial need.

This scholarship is awarded by The Teachers College.  Please complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Emporia Beta Sigma Phi Scholarship

Established in 1983 by the Beta Tau Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, and amended in 1998, this fund provides scholarships for disabled students.

This scholarship is awarded by the Student Accessibilty & Support Services department.  Please complete the SASS Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Emporia Camera Club Scholarship

Established by the Emporia Camera Club in 2003 to encourage promising students to follow their interest in Photographic Art and to perpetuate the memory of their deceased members' dedication to Photography, this fund provides scholarships for students who are majoring in Art with an emphasis in Photography with a minimum 3.0 GPA, who have successfully completed Introduction to Photography and is renewable for each year the recipient is progressing satisfactorily toward an Art degree recommended by the Art Department.

This scholarship is awarded by the Art department.  Please complete the Department of Art Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Emporia Charter Chapter of the American Business Women's Association (ABWA) Scholarship

Established in 2008 by the Emporia Charter Chapter of the American Business Women's Association this scholarship shall be awarded to full time students who are residents of specific Kansas counties with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Emporia Connection Legacy Scholarship

Established in 2004 by The Emporia Connection Alumni Chapter, and amended in 2008, 2014 and again in 2016, this scholarship is awarded to entering freshman and/or transfer students with a minimum GPA of 2.5 who write a 500 word essay addressing "What impact will the scholarship have on my life as an ESU student and on my future?" with consideration given to "Legacy" applicants; students who had family members graduate from ESU.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Emporia Gazette Scholarship

Established by Barbara & David Walker in 1984, and amended in 2007, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students planning to enter the field of Secondary Education who are majoring in English with an emphasis in English Grammar. Preference shall be given to employees of The Emporia Gazette and members of their immediate families.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Emporia Lions Breakfast Club Memorial Scholarship

Established by the Emporia Lions Club in 1987, this fund provides scholarships for disabled students with first preference for visually impaired students and when the applicants' financial need is equal, preference is given to students from Lyon County and then from the State of Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded by the Student Accessibilty & Support Services department.  Please complete the SASS Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Emporia Masonic Lodge #12 Scholarship

Established on June 5, 2000, and amended in 2014, the allocation from this scholarship shall be used to provide one or more scholarships yearly for worthy students attending or planning to attend ESU who have a minimum GPA of 2.75 and meet the following criteria: first priority to a member in good standing of Emporia Lodge #12; second priority to the descendant of a member in good standing of Emporia Lodge #12; third priority to a member in good standing with a lodge in our district; fourth priority to a descendant of a member in good standing with a lodge outside the district.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Emporia Saint Patrick's Day Committee Scholarship

Established in 2012 by the Emporia Saint Patrick's Day Committee, this fund will provide scholarships for residents of Lyon county, who are a sophomore or higher standing, and maintain a GPA of 2.8 or higher.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Emporia State Federal Credit Union Scholarship

Established by Emporia State University Credit Union in 1982, and amended in 2017, this fund provides scholarships for full-time students who are members in good standing of the Emporia State Federal Credit Union, are involved in extracurricular activities, and demonstrate leadership ability.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Emporia Symphony Orchestra Prelude Scholarship

Established in 2014 by the Emporia Symphony Orchestra and George & Mary Downing, this non-endowed fund will provide at least one scholarship per year with a minimum amount of $500 to students participating in the Emporia Symphony Orchestra and seeking a degree in Music.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Emporia Theatre Guild

The Emporia Theatre Guild Fund was established in 1988 to administer the income/expenses of the Emporia Theatre Guild fundraising program with all proceeds to be discretionary for the theatre program. Expenses may include but are not limited to: scholarships, equipment, supplies, hospitality, training, or any other expense that advances the theatre program.

Please complete the Emporia State Theatre Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Epsilon Pi Tau Memorial Scholarship

Established by the Alpha Epsilon Chapter of Epsilon Pi Tau in 1981, to honor the memory of former members who have died and amended in 1992, this fund provides scholarships for worthy, eligible students, with first preference given to members returning for advanced studies and second preference to relatives of members which includes children, spouses, grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Ernest James Memorial Scholarship

Established by David James in 1992 as a memorial for his father; Ernest James and amended in 1998, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students with first preference given to those from Phillips County and second preference given to those from Norton, smith or Rooks Counties and who maintain a minimum 2.8 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Ernestine Karnes Brennan Endowed Football Scholarship

Established by Frank Karnes Jr. in 1988, this fund provides scholarships to worthy students in financial need, who participate in Varsity Football with a minimum GPA of 2.5 maintained in their major field of study. First preference is given to members of Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity.


Errett Family Scholarship

Established in 1997 by Daryl & Marguerite Errett, this fund will provide scholarships for are majoring in teacher education and are preparing to teach in the disciplines of math or science.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Esther B. & E. Pauline Annis Scholarship

Established by Esther Pauline Annis in 1985, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students majoring in any department within the School of Business.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Esther L. Richel Scholarship

Established by the W.A. Richel Charitable Remainder Annuity Trust in 2003, this provides scholarships and financial assistance to any worthy student who meets general scholarship requirements with first preference for students majoring within the Division of Music.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Esther M. Price Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1993 by the Esther Price Estate, this fund will provide scholarships for students in Elementary Education.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Esther M. Sears Memorial Scholarship

Established by Sigma Tau Gamma Alumni in 1981 to honor the memory of Mother Esther Sears who was a very special part of Delta Chapter, this fund provides academic scholarships for worthy students with first preference given to members of Delta Chapter of Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


ESU Foundation Financial Need Scholarship

Established in 2016 by the ESU Foundation, this non-endowed fund will provide need-based student scholarships.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


ESU Homecoming Musical Scholarship

Established in 2005 by the Communication & Theare Department, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships to students who are majoring in Theatre or Music.

Please complete the Emporia State Theatre Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


ESU Hornet Club Scholarship

Established in 1976 by the Emporia State Hornet Club, this fund will provide annual scholarships for talented students participating in the intercollegiate athletic program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


ESU Newman Nursing Alumni Association Scholarship (ESU/NNAA)

Established in 2015 by the Emporia State University Newman Nursing Alumni Association, the purpose of this non-endowed fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students within the Emporia State University Department of Nursing who demonstate both financial need and academic excellence.

This scholarship is awarded by the Nursing department.  Please complete the Department of Nursing Schoalrship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


ESU Police & Highway Patrol Athletic Scholarship

Established by ESU Police and Highway Patrol, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding student-athletes participating in the intercollegiate athletic program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


ESU Veterans Memorial Scholarship

Established by Paul DeBauge, representing DeBauge Brothers, Inc. in 1988 in recognition of the service of American men and women in fighting for the freedoms of our country, this fund provides scholarships to any worthy student with first preference given to dependents of Vietnam Veterans and second preference given to Veterans of Desert Storm.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.



Ethel & Marie Taylor Scholarship

Established in 1983 by Ethel M. Taylor in honor of her sister, Marie Elizabeth Taylor, who graduated from Emporia State University in 1928, this fund provides scholarships for students from Greenwood County.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.



Ethel (Strawman) & William L. Dyatt Scholarship

Established by Ethel (Strawman) Dyatt and William L. Dyatt at her death in 1983, this scholarship was funded through a Trust Agreement created in 1967. Ethel received her BA in Music from Emporia State University in 1913. Scholarships support worthy students regardless of major.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Ethel May O'Connell Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1992 by Silas Kaldahl, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in any of the academic programs offered through the Teachers College that lead to teacher certification.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Ethel Melendy/Charles Sanger Football Scholarship

Established in 2005 by Charles Sanger, this fund honors the aunt who supported and encouraged him to obtain his degree as a student athlete at Emporia State. It provides recruitment scholarships for Kansas residents who will be participating in the football program in their freshman year.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Ethel Partridge Scholarship

Established in 1981, this fund will provide scholarships for worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.



Etta Blanche Smith Dahlgren Scholarship

Established in 1995 by Etta Blanche Smith Dahlgren as part of a living trust bequest established by her husband and she in 1994, restated in 2001 and amended in 2005, this fund provides scholarships for deserving undergraduates who maintain a C average.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Eugene D. Crawford & Leon R. Crawford II Memorial Scholarship

Established by Mrs. Leon Crawford in 1982 and bolstered by numerous donors in memory of Leon R. Crawford II and amended in 2006 to include Eugene D. Crawford, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in Physics, Chemistry or Earth Science, with first preference given to persons with teaching fields in the Physical Sciences.

This scholarship is awarded by the Physical Sciences department.  Please complete the Department of Physical Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Eva A. Rhodes Scholarship

Established in 1976 by Eva Rhodes, this fund will provide scholarships for academically talented students, with first preference to students from Lyon county majoring in math or business.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Eva M. Fox Scholarship

Established by Miss Eva M. Fox in 1970 and amended in 2004, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students pursuing a degree in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Evans Family Scholarship

Established in 1980 by Charles "Skip" Evans in recognition of the education Skip and his wife, Janet received from ESU, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students who achieve a minimum 2.5 GPA with first preference given to students majoring in fields offered by the School of Business and special consideration given to outstanding business majors who participate in the intercollegiate football program.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.



Evelyn Fitzsimmons Stoops & Emery Stoops Scholarship

Established in 1995 by Emery Stoops, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in teacher education.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Evelyn Rienow Leslie & Ruth Berg Maul Scholarship

Established in 1972 and endowed from the proceeds of a life insurance policy for Evelyn Rienow Leslie. She requested the income by not the principal of the fund be used. Criteria for the scholarships are as follows: a. full-time students in good standing b. of average income families in the state of Kansas.  

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.



Everett J. Rees Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2009 by Evelyn Rees with the goal to help other young people become teachers like her twin brother Everett, this scholarship shall be awarded to a full-time student either majoring in English or going into secondary education (or both), with a preference for those from Shawnee Mission - East (first) or Caldwell High School (second).

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Everett S. & Nina M. Cole Scholarship

Established by Everett and Nina Cole in 1984, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Elementary Education and/or Special Education.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Everette E. & Donna J. Fox Scholarship

Established by Donna Fox in 1992, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in one of the fields offered by the Division of Music.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Everette Ross Barr Scholarship

Established in 1983 by Helen Barr Eberhardt (Bill's mother) in memory of her late husband, an employee of the Emporia Gazette, this scholarship will be awarded to students majoring in business who also participate in the intercollegiate athletic program at Emporia State University. The recipients must maintain a 3.0 in high school and college.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


F. Merle Whaner Scholarship

Established in 1993 through a bequest by F. Merle Whaner, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding and worthy students who maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA, demonstrate financial need, and at least one-fourth of their income for college must come from a job while employed at least 12 hours per week while working toward a degree.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.



Faith L. & Duane Hickox Honors Scholarship

Established by Faith L. Hickox in 1984 with contributions received in recognition of her years of dedicated service as an ESU employee and amended in 1991, this fund provides scholarships to worthy students with first preference given to active participants in the ESU Honors Program, with special consideration given to students from Chase County.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


First Presbyterian of Emporia - Josephine Smith Scholarship

Established by the First Presbyterian Church of Emporia in 1992 to recognize the generosity of Josephine Smith to her church, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students who demonstrate financial need with first preference given to dependents of members of the First Presbyterian Church of Emporia and second preference given to Presbyterians or dependents of Presbyterians.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Flentje Endowed Scholarship

Established by H. Edward and Marla Flentje in 2013 as a demonstration of their personal commitment to ESU and its students, faculty and programs, this fund provides scholarships for undergraduate Junior or Senior students majoring in Political Science with an emphasis in American Politics.

This scholarship is awarded by the Social Sciences department.  Please complete the Department of Social Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Flint Hills Medical Alliance Nursing Scholarship

Established by the Flint Hills Medical Alliance in 1997, this fund provides annual academic scholarships to worthy nursing students who are enrolled in the nursing program with first preference given to those who are graduates of Lyon, Coffey, Osage, Morris, Chase or Greenwood County High Schools.

This scholarship is awarded by the Nursing department.  Please complete the Department of Nursing Schoalrship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Florence Cram Memorial Scholarship

Established at her passing in 1983, this fund memorializes Florence Cram by providing scholarships to outstanding students majoring in Modern Language. Florence was the widow of Dr. S. Winston Cram and had obtained her MS in Educational Administration in 1965. 

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Florence Lyons Colvin Memorial Scholarship

Established by Edgar Colvin in 1975 in honor of his late wife, Florence Lyons Colvin, a graduate of Kansas State Teachers College, this fund provides an annual scholarship for an international student (non-citizen of the United States). If there are no qualified students, second preference is for a student majoring in Business Education.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.



Florence S. Toedman Trust Scholarship

Established in 1986 by Florence S. Toedman through a bequest in her trust in her memory, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students studying or majoring in Library Science.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Flossie M. & Glen Russell Scholarship

Established in 1997 by Flossie M. Russell with a CD payable to ESU on her death, this fund provides one annual scholarship to a worthy male student who maintains a 3.0 GPA and demonstrates financial need

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.



Floyd & Phyllis Metzger Athletic Scholarship

Established by Floyd and Phyllis Metzger in 1986, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students participating in in the intercollegiate athletic program with first preference given to student athletes participating in Football.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Floyd Austin Hagins, Sr. Scholarship

Established in 2001 through a testamentary trust set forth by Flod Austin Hagins, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students regardless of major.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Football Scholarship

Established prior to 10/10/2002 with contributions and formally established by the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students, regardless of major, attending or planning to attend who are members of the Football team.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Forever Sigma Tri Endowed Scholarship

Established in Micia Amos's memory in 2012 by the Pi Chapter of Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority, and re-named in 2017, this fund will provide a $500 scholarship to an active, initiated member of Sigma Sigma Sigma who maintains a 3.0 GPA, is involved in a minimum of 2 campus organizations, and demonstrates financial need.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Forrest A. Newlin Theatre Scholarship

Established by Margaret Newlin in 2002 in memory of her husband, Distinguished Alumnus Dr. Forrest Newlin, and amended in 2007, this fund provides scholarships for students who graduated with a 3.0 GPA or higher from a Kansas high school who are pursuing a degree in Theatre.

Please complete the Emporia State Theatre Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Fran Welch Memorial Scholarship

Established by Mrs. Esther Welch in 1970 in memory of her husband Fran Welch, this fund provides academic scholarships for outstanding student athletes.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Frances M. Stefano Memorial Fund

Established by John Stefano, Director of Theatre in 1989 in memory of his mother Frances M. Stefano, this fund provides for an award given on the last day of Summer Theatre to the student who has contributed most to the common good of the Theatre company and chosen by the Summer Theatre Faculty during the final week and may, at their discretion, divide the prize in half, but no further division shall be made.

Please complete the Emporia State Theatre Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Francis & Phyllis Sanders Teaching Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Francis & Phyllis Sanders, this scholarship honors public education and the teaching profession. Scholarships will be awarded to students in their Senior year majoring in Elementary Education who also graduated from any Kansas high school.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Francis H. & Doris M. Taylor Scholarship

Established by Francis and Doris Taylor in 1985, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students with first preference given to students planning to enter the teaching profession.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Frank & Elizabeth Voorhees Scholarship

Established in 2020 by Frank & Elizabeth Voorhees, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students from Lyon or adjacent counties. First preference will go to a student majoring in Business Education, and second preference to a student majoring in Elementary Education.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.



Frank & Mary Karnes Track & Field Scholarship

Established by Frank and Mary Karnes, Jr. in 1994 out of their desire to continue to support the Track and Field Program at Emporia State, and amended in 1995, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students with first preference given to any member of Phi Sigma Kappa who is participating in intercollegiate track and field. Second preference is given to outstanding male or female athletes participating in intercollegiate track and field.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Frank A. & Bertha R. Beach Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1973 by the Emporia State Music Department in memory of former head of the Music Department, Frank Beach and his wife, Bertha, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in Music.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship


Frank B., Meda Mary & Floyd B. Mauck Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1967 by Gladys Mauck Van Ordstrand, this fund will provides scholarships for freshmen or transfer students majoring in Business or Physical Education with first preference for students who attend Ashland High School in Kansas, second preference for students who went to high school in Western Kansas.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Frank U.G. Agrelius Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1954 by Ted Andrews and John Breukelman and bolstered by numerous donors, and amended in 2008, this fund provides scholarships for junior or senior students specializing or majoring in Biology.

This scholarship is awarded by the Biological Sciences department.  Please complete the Biological Scieces Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Fred & Dorothy Messenger Scholarship

Established in 1967 by Fred & Dorothy Messenger, this fund will provide scholarships for students with financial need who are from Kingman County in KS.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.



Fred & Ima Jean Markowitz Scholarship

Established by the former Associate Dean of the College of Education in 1995 to honor the lifelong work and dedication of Fred and Ima Jean Markowitz, and amended in 2007, this fund provides scholarships for student-athletes who participate in men's varsity baseball or basketball and who are pursuing and progressing satisfactorily toward a bachelor's degree, preferably in teacher education.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Fred & Vivian Fleming Scholarship

Established in 1983 by Philip Fleming to honor Fred and Vivian Fleming, this fund provides scholarships to outstanding students, with first preference given to legal residents of the State of Kansas and second preference to legal residents of the United States. Fred Fleming served as a city commissioner, mayor of Emporia and owned Fleming Lumber Company, while Vivian was a teacher. Both were active in the Emporia community.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.



Freddie Mae Harris Fordham Scholarship

Established by Monroe and Freddie Mae Harris Fordham in 2008, this fund provides scholarships for students pursuing a degree in Education who meet minimum GPA requirements, are given a copy of Freddie Mae Harris Fordham's autobiography and is awarded based on the recommendation of the faculty of The Teachers College.

This scholarship is awarded by The Teachers College.  Please complete The Teachers College Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Freeda H. Litchfield & Charles Hume Scholarship

Established by Freeda Litchfield in 1993, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students who are outstanding participants in the Theatre Arts program.

Please complete the Emporia State Theatre Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Future Teacher Scholarship

Established in 2020 by an Anonymous Donor, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students majoring in Elementary or Secondary Education.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Galen & Dorothy Milsap Athletic Scholarship

Established in 1981 in conjuction with the estate planning of Galen & Dorothy Milsap, and amended in 2005, this received memorial gifts upon Dorothy's passing in 2005 and became fully funded upon Galen's passing in 2010, this fund provides scholarships to student-athletes in either football or womens basketball.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.
 


Gary & Eliza Ace Track & Field Scholarship

Established in 1986 by Gary and Eliza Ace, this fund provides scholarships for students participating in the track & field or cross country intercollegiate athletic programs.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Gary & Jan Geringer Scholarship

Established by Gary and Jan Geringer in 1986, and amended in 2018, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to undergraduate students who are participating in the intercollegiate tennis program, with first preference to those who have graduated from a Kansas high school and second preference to those who have graduated from a high school located within the United States.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Gary & Mary Devin Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Mary Devin, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University graduate students. The scholarship will be awarded to students who are graduate students seeking a master's degree in Education Administration, have completed nine (9) hours in the Education Administration program and are currently employed as a teacher in the state of Kansas.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Gary & Patricia Allerheiligen Scholarship

Established in 2006 by Gary & Patricia Allerheiligen, this scholarship was created as a way to contribute back to the University and its students as a token of their appreciation. Scholarships are awarded to senior Accounting majors with a minimum GPA of 3.5 and who are on track to complete the five-year BSB+Masters of Accountancy Program.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Gary & Ranae Wyatt Fund

Established in 2016 by Gary & Ranae Wyatt, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to outstanding Emporia State University undergraduate students having a GPA of 3.25 or higher with first preference to Sociology majors and second preference to Crime & Delinquency Studies majors.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Gary & Sharon Milsap Scholarship

Established by Gary and Sharon Milsap in 1982, this fund provides academic scholarships for deserving students with financial need.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.



Gary & Susan Lawrence Family Scholarship

Established in 2020 by Gary & Susan Lawrence, The purpose of this Fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students. The student must be participating in ESU Track and Field. First preference will be to a Thrower of Hammer, Discus and/or Shotput and second preference to a Javelin and/or Weight Thrower.

​This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Gene & Betty Jo Plank Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Gene & Betty Jo Plank, and amended in 2018, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance for an upper level undergraduate with a declared concentration in special education or a graduate student working toward a degree in special education. Preference shall be given to students who demonstrate financial need.

This scholarship is awarded by the Special Education - High Incidence faculty  Please complete the Department of High Incidence Special Education Program Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Gene & Carol Reneau Scholarship

Established by Gene & Carol Reneau in 1984, this fund provides scholarships for students participating in the athletic program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Gene & Marilyn Werner Scholarship

Established by former faculty member Dr. W. Eugene Werner in 2002, and amended in 2007, this fund provides scholarships for members of the Lady Hornets Basketball Team who are pursuinig a degree in Secondary Education or Elementary Education.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


George & June Sauder Scholarship

Established by George and June Sauder in 2000, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students who are graduates of Madison High School.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


George & Leta Swiercinsky Music Education Scholarship

Established by Patricia S. Miller in 2013 to honor the loving support of her parents and their heritage at Emporia State University, this fund provides scholarships for undergraduates pursuing a Music Education degree, with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


George & Mary Downing Scholarship

Established by George and Mary Downing in 1987, and amended in 2014, this fund provides scholarships to juniors working toward a BS in Education with a teaching field in mathematics.

This scholarship is awarded by the Mathematics & Economics department.  Please complete the Deparmtent of Mathemaics & Economics Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship


George J. & Virginia Hagan Meeker Music Scholarship

Established in 2002 by Virginia Hagan Meeker, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Music Education who graduated from a Kansas high school with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


George K. Titus Memorial Scholarship

Established by the School of Business faculty and the family in 1998 in memory of George K. Titus to continue the benevolent spirit that Titus embraced during his life, this fund provides annual scholarships for worthy students who are outstanding Juniors in the School of Business and have diverse interests, are academically talented and involved in community activities.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


George L. & Fern Imthurn Athletic Scholarship

Established in 1987 by George & Fern Imthurn, this fund will provide scholarships for students participating in intercollegiate athletics.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


George L. & Fern Imthurn Business Scholarship

Established in 1987 by George & Fern Imthurn, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in business.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


George L. & Fern Imthurn Scholarship

Established by Fern Imthurn in 1996 to honor the lives of George and Fern Imthurn, this fund provides academic annual scholarships for worthy students with first preference given to those students who are graduates of a Chase County or Madison Kansas High School and none qualify than outstanding students, regardless of major.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.



George L. & Fern Imthurn Theatre Scholarship

Established in 1987 by George & Fern Imthurn, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in Theatre.

Please complete the Emporia State Theatre Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


George Milton Family Scholarship

Established in 2013 by George Milton, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships for student-athletes participating in either men's or women's tennis, with preference to international students.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


George Milton Tennis Scholarship

Established with revenue from the Tennis Till it Hurts Marathons, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding tennis players.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


George R. & Eva Wiley Scholarship

Established by G. Russell Wiley in 1985, this fund provides scholarships to benefit students from Osage County, Kansas. The donor's intent was to support farming families in achieving higher education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


George R.R. Pflaum Debate Scholarship

Established in 1981, this fund provides scholarships for worthy debaters at ESU.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


George R.R. Pflaum Theatre Scholarship

Established in 1981, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students who are majoring in Theatre.

Please complete the Emporia State Theatre Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


George Walters Scholarship

Established in 1994 to honor the 30 years of dedicated service of Dr. George Walters with contributions received at his retirement, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in the School of Business, who demonstrate scholarly achievements and financial need.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Gerald & Margaret Pinto Scholarship

Established in 1981 by Peggy Mullane-Pinto & Jerry Pinto and amended in 2008, to support their belief in the importance of higher education, this fund provides scholarships for full time students in good standing.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Gerald L. & Barbara A. Hunter Scholarship

Established by Gerlad & Barbara Hunter in 1985, both graduates of ESU, this fund permits others to experience some of the benefits they received from Emporia State University by providing scholarships to Accounting majors with a minimum GPA of 2.5 as an incentive and encouragement to pursue a career in public accounting.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Gerald Witten Scholarship

Established in 2006 by Gerald & Mark Witten, honoring Gerald's service to Emporia State through his years of teaching, and amended in 2011, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in Physical Sciences, with first preference for students from western Kansas who are from areas west of Interstate I35 and Highway 81.

This scholarship is awarded by the Physical Sciences department.  Please complete the Department of Physical Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Gertrude Downey Seacat Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1990 by H. Russell & Blanche Seacat, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students with financial need who are juniors and majoring in secondary education with a minimum C+ GPA in their major field.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Gibbens-Pugh Scholarship

Established in 1986 by Jack & Esther Pugh, and amended in 2014, and amended again and renamed in 2018, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students in the School of Business or the Teachers College who are from within the state of Kansas.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Gilbert A. & Daisy R. (Matney) Winegarner Scholarship

Established in 1981 by Gilbert Winegarner in memory of his wife, Daisy, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students who are graduates of Arkansas City High School or Cowley County Community College.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Gladys "Mother" Gilbert Phi Sig Scholarship

Established by the Phi Sigma Kappa Alpha Epsilon Alumni Association in 1986, this fund honors Gladys "Mother" Gilbert who was hired by the fraternity in 1947. In recognition of the support "Mother Gilbert" gave the members over the years, the fund provides academic scholarships for active members of the Alpha Epsilon Chapter of Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity who meet the outlined scholarship criteria as listed in the gift agreement.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Gladys Faye Beuchat Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1993 by Gladys Faye Beuchat, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Foreign Language, English, History, or Government.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Gladys Mae Kadoyama Fujii Scholarship

Established in 2019 by Wally Fujii, the purpose of this non-endowed fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students majoring in Elementary Education. First preference will be given to a student from Hawaii.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.
 


Glaze Track Scholarship

Established by Linda Glaze in 1983, this fund provides scholarships for students participating in the intercollegiate track program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Glen & Virginia Pennington Scholarship

Established by Glen and Virginia Pennington in 1981, and amended in 2009, this fund provides scholarships for students who are participating on an Intercollegiate Athletic Team and maintain the appropriate GPA as set forth by the University.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Glenn Bacon & Mary O. Bacon Scholarship

Established in 1991 by the Estate of Mary Bacon, this fund will provide scholarships for worthy students with financial need who graduated from an Osage County high school.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.



Glenn H. & James A. Crumb Physical Sciences Fund

Established in 2007 by Glenn & Neva Crumb, this scholarship honors the careers and accomplishments of Glenn Crumb and his son, James. This fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in physical sciences who maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded by the Physical Sciences department.  Please complete the Department of Physical Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Glennie & John E. King Scholarship

Established in 1985 by numerous donors in honor of John & Glennie King, this fund provides annual graduate fellowships with first preference given to students enrolled in the School of Library and Information Management.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Goldsmith Family Scholarship

Established by Wayne and Meg Goldsmith in 1979 to recognize and honor two generations of the Goldsmith families, many of which have distinguished themselves through academics, athletics and leadership, this fund provides scholarships for ESU students with a preference for student-athletes.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Goppert Foundation Scholarship Endowment

Established in 2009, the Goppert Foundation Scholarship will benefit students who have demonstrated financial need but may not qualify for other scholarships. The Goppert Foundation wishes to assist students whose grade point average may not be extremely high and who have financial need, so they can attend, or remain, in college and complete their education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.



Grace & Jason Suptic Art Scholarship

Established in 2021 by Grace & Jason Suptic, the purpose of this non-endowed fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate art students.

This scholarship is awarded by the Art department.  Please complete the Department of Art Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.



Grace & Jason Suptic Math Scholarship

Established in 2021 by Grace & Jason Suptic, the purpose of this non-endowed fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate math students.

This scholarship is awarded by the Mathematics & Economics department.  Please complete the Department of Mathematics & Economics Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.



Grace Smith Rearwin/Helen Smith Copenhaver Memorial Scholarship

Estblished in 1994 by Kenneth Rearwin, and amended in 1999, this fund will provide scholarships for outstanding students accepted into the teacher education program.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Graduate Assistantships

Established in 2012 as part of the Now & Forever Campaign initiative, this fund will provide support to attract students pursuing advanced degrees.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Graduate School Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Emporia State University's Graduate School, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships for graduate students as determined by the Graduate School and approved by the Graduate School Dean.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Grant Thornton Endowed Scholarship

Established by Grant Thornton LLP in 2006 in support of their belief that the key factor in their ESU Alumni employees' and partners' success is the outstanding education they received, this fund provides scholarships for junior or senior students who are pursuing a five-year BSB in Accounting plus a Master of Accountancy or an MBA; who aspire to public accounting as their career path; and who have a minimum 3.4 GPA.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Granville & Cora D. Houck Scholarship

Established in 1981 by the estate of Miss Myrrl Houck, this fund will provide scholarships for students who are bona fide residents of Greenwood County KS.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Green D. Wyrick Memorial Quivira Scholarship

Established by Louise, George and John Wyrick in 1988, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students with first preference given to those who have demonstrated talents in the area of creative writing.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Greg & Donna Seibel Scholarship

Established in 2005 by Greg & Donna Seibel, this scholarship supports students who are pursuing a degree in the School of Business; who have a minimum GPA of 3.0; who have attained Junior or Senior classification; and who have completed at least one semester at Emporia State.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.



Greg & Sunny Harvey Scholarship for Chi Omega

Established by Greg & Sunny Harvey in 2013, and amended in 2016, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate student members of the Chi Omega sorority having at least a 3.0 GPA. First preference shall be given to those who are members of the Hornet Spirit Squad.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Greg & Sunny Harvey Scholarship for Football

Established by Greg & Sunny Harvey in 2013, and amended in 2016, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate members of the intercollegiate football team.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Greiner Family Scholarship

Established by members of the Greiner family and Keith Greiner in 1986 in honor of Wendell and Lois Greiner of Mulvane, Kansas, this fund provides scholarships for upper-class students (sophomore and above) with preference given to those active in campus organizations and/or varsity athletics and who are exercising leadership or indicate potential for leadership.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Grimwood Family Scholarship

Established by Mrs. W.C. Grimwood in 1988 and amended in 2008, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding full time students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Guy Buzzard Memorial Scholarship

This fund provides scholarships for students majoring in the Social Sciences with specialization in the area of Geography. It memorializes Guy Buzzard who was a professor of geography and head of the Division of Social Sciences at Kansas State Teachers College in the early- to mid-20th century.

This scholarship is awarded by the Social Sciences department.  Please complete the Department of Social Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Guy Homman Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1981 by Mrs. Guy Homman, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Physical Sciences with first preference given to those entering the field of Science Education and second preference to Chemistry majors who plan to be Industrial Chemists.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Guy W. Staples Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Elaine & James Adkins, this fund provides scholarships for undergraduate students pursuing a degree in Mathematics, Mathematics Education or Pre-Engineering.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Gwen Thogmartin Residence Hall Scholarship

Established by the Residence Hall Association in 1980 in honor of Gwen Thogmartin, this fund provides scholarships for students who have lived in the residence halls one semester, continue to live there while receiving it, provide leadership in the residence halls and maintained a minimum GPA of 3.0.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.



H. Russell Seacat Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1994 by Blanche Seeacat in memory of her husband H. Russell Seacat, an alum and longtime Emporia businessman, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students majoring in Business, with preference to natives of Kansas.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.



H.H. Siegele Division of English Scholarship

Established by Milton and Debra Siegele in 1996 in memory of his grandfather, H.H. Siegele, and revised in 2000, this fund provides annual scholarship money for students majoring in English or English Education, who are Kansas High School graduates, have a minimum 2.0 GPA, and exhibit financial need. First preference is given to those who are actively involved in one or more ongoing Christian activities such as a local Christian Church, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, or another established campus ministry. This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.


H.W. "Bill" Hargiss Scholarship

Established by Shirley Oberhiede in 1988 in memory of her father Bill Hargiss, this fund provides athletic scholarships for outstanding student athletes.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


H.W. Wilson Foundation Scholarships

Established in 2005, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships for students earning a degree from the School of Library & Information Management.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Harkness Family Athletic Scholarship

Established in 2012 by Darrell & Barbara Harkness with the intent to help students who participate in athletics during their education and who view this scholarship as an opportunity to "pay back" the University that has been so good to them, this fund provides scholarships with preference given to student athletes participating in the Women's basketball program with special consideration given to Education majors.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Harlan & Russell W. Willits Scholarship

Established in 2005 this scholarship honors the lives of Harlan F. Willits (1916-1987) and Russell W. Willits (1911-2002). Scholarships are awarded to graduates of McLouth High School who attend Emporia State University.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.



Harold & Corinne "Corky" See Scholarship

Established in 2010 by Harold (Jr.) & Brenda See to honor his parents, Harold & Corinne "Corky" See, this fund provides scholarships for students who demonstrate financial need with preference given to those who are working to put themselves through school; or those supporting one or more children; or those who have demonstrated excellence (not merely participated) in an activity that requires exceptional dedication and work over an extended period of time, for example, debate, science fair, athletics; or who is in the top half of the class.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Harold & Irene Trusler Scholarship

Established by Irene Trusler in 1977, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Harold & Lucile Caldwell Scholarship

Established in 1983 by the Estate of L. Harold Caldwell, this fund will provide scholarships for worthy students interested in the area of Instructional Media.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Harold C. Dent Scholarship

Established by Harold Dent in 1985 and bolstered by numerous donors, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students majoring in Elementary Education.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Harold F. Stevenson Scholarship

Established in 2002 by the Credit Union of Emporia, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships for students who are members of the Credit Union of Emporia, or is a child or grandchild of a member of the Credit Union of Emporia.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Harold L. Hoyt Memorial Scholarship

Established by Theda L. Hoyt in 1982 with memorial contributions given in the name of her late husband Harold Hoyt, this fund provides scholarships for student athletes participating in the intercollegiate football program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Harold M. & Margaret Whipkey Clark Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2006 by Tom & Margaret Clark, this fund will provide scholarships for elementary or secondary education majors who are members of at least one campus organization at maintain a 3.0 GPA. First preference will be for students from Concordia, KS; second preference will be for students from small Kansas communities with a population under 10,000.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Harry & Esther O'Reilly Memorial Scholarship

Established by Hugh O'Reilly in 1979 in honor of his parents, Harry & Esther O'Reilly and to commemorate the beginning of the O'Reillys' second 100 years in Lyon and Chase Counties, this fund provides annual scholarships for outstanding and worthy students with first preference given to graduates of Chase County High School.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Harry & Jane and Thomas & Ruth Fowler Family Scholarship

Established by Harry and Jane Fowler in 1988, and amended in 2013, this fund provides scholarships for students who are descendants of the family. If no qualified descendants are available, the scholarship will be used to assist students with financial need who have graduated from Emporia High School with preference given to those who are majoring in Education.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.



Harry & Jane Fowler Nursing Scholarship

Established in 1992 by Harry & Jane Fowler, and amended in 2014, this fund provides scholarships for students entering the bachelor's degree program in nursing offered through the Newman Division of Nursing with first preference for students from Lyon County, and second preference for students from Osage, Greenwood, Chase or Morris counties.

This scholarship is awarded by the Nursing department.  Please complete the Department of Nursing Schoalrship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Harry E. & Clara M. Hawley Memorial Scholarship for Chemistry

Established in 1995 by Helen Ericson in memory of her parents, and amended in 2010, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in chemistry. First preference will be for students from Elk or Greenwood counties, second preference for students from Wilson, Montgomery, Chautauqua, Cowley or Butler counties, or third preference for students from the state of Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded by the Physical Sciences department.  Please complete the Department of Physical Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Harry E. & Clara M. Hawley Memorial Scholarship for Music

Established in 1995 by Helen Ericson in memory of her parents, and amended in 2010, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships for students participating music academic programs. First preference will be for students from Elk or Greenwood counties, second preference for students from Wilson, Montgomery, Chautauqua, Cowley or Butler counties, or third preference for students from the state of Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Harry F. & Rachael M. Parker Scholarship

Established in 1978 by Harry & Rachael Parker, this fund will provide scholarships for student-athletes, with first preference to those who are residents of the state of California and whose parents are graduates of ESU.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Harry Galbraith Scholarship Fund

Established by Roberta "Bobbie" Bush Galbraith in 2002 in memory of her husband Harry, this fund provides scholarships to assist student-athletes who are graduates of a Kansas high school with a 2.5 or higher GPA.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Harry J. & Helen Rude Waters Scholarship

Established by the Division of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation Programs in 1985 to honor their former Division Chair, Harry J. Waters, and amended in 2011 to include his wife Helen Rude Waters, this fund provides scholarships for graduate students working toward certification in counseling.

This scholarship is awarded by the Counselor Education department.  Please complete the Department of Counselor Education Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Harry L. & Sharon Sue Stephens Educational Fund

Established by Harry Stephens in 1995 as the "Student Personnel Award of Excellence Fund" and amended to its current name and purpose in 2005, this fund provides support for scholarships and other educational purposes to benefit active members of the Delta Chapter of Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Harry Levinson Scholarship in Organizational Behavior

Established by Harry Levinson in 1981, and amended in 2002 by Marc, Kathy, Anne and Brian Levinson on the occasion of Harry's 80th birthday, this fund will honor Harry's accomplishments and support future generations of students in the field he helped nurture. It will provide scholarships for students with first preference for those pursuing a degree in Industrial/Organizational Behavior, and second preference will be given to juniors or seniors pursuing a degree in psychology, with an emphasis in Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Harry W. & Aileen D. Barnett Scholarship

Established by Harry Barnett in 1982, in memory of his wife, Aileen, this fund provides scholarships for members of the Men's Varsity Basketball Team.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Hartford Community Scholarship

Established by numerous contributions from alumni, friends and businesses in the Hartford community in 1988, this fund provides academic scholarships for worthy students who have graduated from Hartford High School.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.



Harvey Football Scholarship

Established in 2005 by Ray & Bonnie Harvey, this fund provides scholarships to student-athletes participating in the Football program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Hawes Family Scholarship

Established by the Hawes family in 1981, and amended in 2004, this fund provides scholarships to students who are participating in the men's and women's basketball programs and maintain a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA. First preference is given to Emporia High School graduates and second preference given to Kansas high school graduates.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Hazel C. Williams Scholarship

Established in 1986 by Hazel C. Williams herself, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in the School of Business at Emporia State University.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.



Headrick Educational Scholarship

Established by the Estate of Mary Headrick in 2002, this fund provides scholarships for descendants of Richard Bryon & Mary Frances (Barnett) Headrick.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Health, Physical Education & Recreation Enhancement

This multi-donor fund may be used for any purpose which advances the academic mission of the Health, Physical Education & Recreation Department; including scholarships.


Heather Christine & Uncle James P. Stewart Memorial Scholarship

Established by Max and Sharon Stewart in 1998 and renamed in 2011 to honor the memory of both Heather Christine and Uncle James P. Stewart, this fund provides annual scholarships for students majoring in Music, regardless of the area of Music, who meet general scholarship requirements and are residents of Lyon County.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Helen A. (Smith) Hickman Memorial Scholarship

Established by Gwen Zimmerman in 1982, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Elementary Education with first preference for female students from Barton and Stafford counties and second preference to female students from any other county in the State of Kansas.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Helen Case Scholarship

Established in 1992 by Helen Case, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students with first preference given to Secondary Education majors who have a concentration in Social Studies (preferably with an emphasis in Government) or English and second preference given to graduates of Butler County High School and if none qualify, graduates of any high school in Kansas.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Helen Dow Memorial Scholarship

Established by Helen Dow in 1987 with a bequest, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students with financial need who are in good standing and are majoring in Business Education.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Helen I. Price Scholarship

Established in 1986 by Helen I. Price, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students majoring in Biology. This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.



Helen M. Ericson Scholarship

Established in 1995 by Helen M. Ericson, this fund provides at least one $500-per-semester scholarship for worthy and outstanding students majoring in Music.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship


Helen R. Williams Music Scholarship

Established in 2010 by James and Helen Williams to honor the time and energy Helen has dedicated to teaching music in the Emporia community, this fund will provide scholarships for students pursuing a degree in Music Education, preferably a graduate of Emporia High School.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Helen, Carolyn & James Sellers Scholarship

Established by the parents of Helen, Carolyn and James Sellers in 1981 in recognition of the Sellers family's long-time association with ESU, this fund provides scholarships for worthy and outstanding students majoring in the Department of Nursing,

This scholarship is awarded by the Nursing department.  Please complete the Department of Nursing Schoalrship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Henry A. & Margaret K. Humphrey Scholarship

Established in 1995 by Margaret Keller Humphrey, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in business, art or mathematics who demonstrate scholarly achievement and financial need.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Herman & Grace Baehr Memorial Scholarship

Established by Grace Baehr in 1982 with memorial contributions received in memory of her husband Herman Baehr, this fund provides academic scholarships for outstanding students majoring in Business.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.



Homer C. & Lona M. Davey Scholarship

Established by Homer & Lona Davey in 1985, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Business.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.
 


Hornet Athletes Summer Academy

Established in 2012, this fund provides scholarship support to enable student-athletes to enroll in three to six semester-hours over the summer term in hopes of positioning them to graduate on time.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Hornet Athletic Scholarship

Established in 1993, this fund will provide scholarships for students participating in athletics.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Hornet Legacy Scholarship

The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to student-athletes on the ESU Baseball team.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Howard & Alice Frazier Walker Scholarship

Established by Howard Walker and Alice Frazier Walker in 1982 with an initial contribution of $1,000 and amended in 1991, this fund provides annual scholarships for worthy students with financial need with preference given to those from rural backgrounds in Kansas, preferably those from farm or agriculture-related towns and are enrolled in any academic major except physical education (as a major or minor), demonstrate qualities of good citizenship and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Howard & Eunice Gunkel Scholarship

Established by Howard & Eunice Gunkel in 1994, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring within the School of Business.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Howard & Tonnie Wullschleger Family Scholarship

Established in 2012, this fund provides scholarships with preference given to non-traditional, full-time students enrolled as a sophomore, junior or senior with special consideration given to non-traditional students who has or is currently serving in the United States Military.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Howard Carvajal Undergraduate Psychology Scholarship

Established by the Division of Psychology in 1988 and renamed in 1999 in appreciation for Dr. Howard Carvajal's excellence in teaching, nationally recognized psychometric research, and outstanding dedication and service to ESU for 33 years, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students attending or planning to attend ESU and majoring in Psychology.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Howard E. Davis Scholarship

Established in 2001 by a bequest received from Winona Davis, this fund will provide scholarships for students who graduated from a Kansas high school and are participating in varsity athletics.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Howard Halgedahl Musical Theatre Scholarship

Established in 1981 by Mrs. Howard Halgedahl, this fund will provide scholarships for freshmen or transfer students in any major, who have an interest in musical theatre. The award will be based upon competitive auditions.

Please complete the Emporia State Theatre Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Howard Halgedahl Strings Scholarship

Established in 1988 by Mrs. Howard Halgedahl, this fund will provide scholarships for outstanding students specializing in the stringed instruments.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department. Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship


Hughes Family Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Eric & Charlene Hughes, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students. Recipient must be an incoming freshman or incoming transfer student participating in Emporia State University Intercollegiate Athletics in the sport of softball. Preference shall be given to someone with financial need and/or who shows athletic and academic promise, not necessarily the student athlete with the top GPA.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Humphreys Lebo Scholarship

Established in 1992 by Lewis H. Humphreys, and amended in 1993, this fund will provide scholarships for student who have graduated from Lebo High School.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Huth Family Scholarship

Established in 2021 by Bill & Deb Huth, the purpose of this non-endowed fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University student-athletes, with 1/2 to a member of the ESU Volleyball team and the other 1/2 to a member of the ESU Men's Basketball team.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.



Ida P. Johnson Feaster Memorial Scholarship

Established by Mr. Gene Feaster in 1979, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding female students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.

 


Iden Upper Room Scholarship

Established in 1961 by members of the Upper Room to honor Dr. Thomas Iden, this fund will provide scholarships for a deserving Christian student.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Ina M. Borman Scholarship

Established by Ina Borman in 1971 with contributions received in her name, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students with first preference given to students who plan to major in Elementary Science Education, however it may be awarded to any capable or worthy Elementary Education majors who apply.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Inez A. Page Scholarship

Established in 2004 by Inez A. Page by a bequest from her estate, this fund provides scholarships for worthy, full-time incoming students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Inez Alsop Memorial Scholarship

Established by the Inez Alsop Estate in 1990 with a bequest of $10,000 as a student loan fund and repurposed in 1995, and amended again in 2015, this fund provides student scholarships.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Inez Carmichael Friesen Scholarship

Established by Paula Sauder in 1997, and amended in 2007, this fund provides annual scholarships for academically worthy students who meet general scholarship requirements and are earning a degree in Teacher Education.
 
This scholarship is awarded by The Teachers College. Please complete The Teachers College Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.”
 



Instructional Design & Technology Department Scholarship

Established by the Department Chair, Faculty and staff of the Instructional Design & Technology (IDT) Department in 2011, and amended in 2014, this fund provides scholarship assistance to Emporia State University students enrolled in the Instructional Design and Technology Program.

This scholarship is awarded by the IDT department. Please complete the Instructional Design & Technology Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.”


Insurance Education Center

The Center for Insurance Education at ESU was established in the early 1990s with a mission to promote insurance education of Kansas high school teachers and their students and to be a bridge between the Kansas insurance industry and the Kansas educational community. This fund provides support for the needs of the Center, its faculty, and student participants at the discretion of the Director, as approved by the Dean of the School of Business.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Irene Elliott Krueger Scholarship Fund II

Established in 1988 by Irene Elliott Krueger through a bequest in her trust and received in 2002, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students, regardless of major with first preference given to students from Pratt County.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Ivalee M. & Herman D. Behrens Memorial Scholarship

Established by Ivalee & Herman Behrens in 1970 with a bequest, this fund provides scholarships for Juniors or Seniors majoring in elementary education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


J. Chris & Rosemary Clark Scholarship

Established by J. Chris & Rosemary Clark in 2003, this fund provides scholarships to students from Augusta or Great Bend, Kansas who have average academic performance (2.0 to 3.0 GPA).

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


J. Jack & Mary W. Melhorn Scholarship

Established by J. Jack & Mary Melhorn in 1984, this fund provides scholarships to students majoring in Sociology or Anthropology. This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


J.D. Grabner Scholarship

Established in 2016 by the Grabner Trust, this long-term fund (anticipated to last at least 10 years, and treated as an endowment) will provide a stable payout over the longer term for need-based awards, and will honor the donor's name.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Jack Curry Scholarship

Established in 2015 by the Galen L. "Jack" Curry Marital Trusts, this fund will provide scholarships to undergraduate students with a preference for those from Allen County, Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Jack D. Skillett Scholarship

Established by The Teachers College in 1995 with contributions received in honor of Dr. Jack Skillett for his dedication and leadership during his 12 years of service as Dean of The Teachers College, and amended in 2010, this fund provides scholarships for freshman students majoring in Elementary or Secondary Education who are a graduate of Summerfield, Axtell, Bern, Pratt, Lebo, Burlington, or Lyndon High Schools or Gravette High School in Arkansas and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded by The Teachers College.  Please complete The Teachers College Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.”


Jack Kim Perisho Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1981 by Gida Perisho, this fund will provide scholarships for citizens of the United States who are juniors or seniors majoring in mathematics education. This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Jack Kowalski Scholarship

Established by Jack and Sybil Kowalski in 1993, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding and deserving students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Jackson Ford - Tough as Nails Scholarship

Established in 2021 by Trip & Kim Shannon, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to student-athletes at Emporia State University. Preference in nominations shall be given to student-athletes who are cancer survivors.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.



Jaime E. Chase Scholarship

Established in 1987 by Jaime E. Chase, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students with first preference given to students who reside in Greenwood County.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


James & Ralphea Hill Scholarship for Chemistry

Established in 2007 by James & Ralphea Hill, this non-endowed fund provides scholarships for juniors or seniors majoring in Chemistry who maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded by the Physical Sciences department.  Please complete the Department of Physical Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


James & Ralphea Hill Scholarship for Music

Established in 2007 by James & Ralphea Hill, this non-endowed fund provides scholarships for juniors or seniors majoring in Music who maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


James & Vivian Piteri Scholarship

Established in 2009 by the estate of Vivian Piteri, this fund will provide scholarships for students who are Kansas residents in their junior or senior year who demonstrate financial need.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


James C. Mathews & Jean C. Mathews Endowment Fund

Established in 2014 by the Estate of James C. Mathews, this fund will provide scholarships for students with financial need who are in the field of library science.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


James D. & Margie T. Braden Scholarship

Established in 2017 by Margie Braden, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students pursuing a degree in nursing. This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


James F. Harter International Fellowship

Initiated in 1980 with a gift from Dr. Panayiotis Zavos and endorsed by the International Club, the Arab-American Friendship Club, the Chinese Student Association, and the ESU Soccer Club, this fund honors Jim Harter, longtime International Student Advisor. The fund provides academic scholarships for international students who are nominated by the International Student Advisor at Emporia State University.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


James J. & Catheryn I. Weigand Scholarship

Established by James and Catheryn Weigand in 1984, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students who are children of current ESU faculty members.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


James McGee Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1985 by Thomas and Freda Butcher to honor their relative and friend James B. McGee, and bolstered by a gift from his siblings, Max and Carol McGee, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding and worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


James Schwartzburg Business Scholarship

Established by James Schwartzburg in 1997, this fund provides annual scholarships for worthy students who meet general scholarship requirements and are earning a degree in the School of Business.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Jan & Sid Allison Scholarship

Established in 2018 by Jan Allison in memory of her late husband Sidney "Sid" O. Allison. The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate music and music education students.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Jan Grieder Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1995 by Clinton Grieder to honor his wife Jan Grieder's memory and to provide a permanent tribute to her years of service as a loyal, cheerful and dedicated staff member, this fund provides academic scholarships for worthy and outstanding student regardless of academic major with first preference given to those who are Olpe Kansas residents.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Jan Jefferis Tennis Scholarship

Established by Jan Jefferis in 1982, this fund provides scholarships for students participating in the tennis program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Jane & Bernard Reeble Foundation Business Scholarship

Established by Jane Reeble in 2013, this non-endowed fund provides scholarships for students majoring within the School of Business with preference for those who demonstrate financial need.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Jane & Bernard Reeble Foundation Nursing Scholarship

Established in 1996, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships to students declaring their intention to seek a nursing degree. The number of scholarships and the individual award amounts shall be at the discretion of the Nursing Scholarship Committee; however, no individual award shall be greater than $5,000 and all efforts to expend the annual fund balance shall be made.

This scholarship is awarded by the Nursing department.  Please complete the Department of Nursing Schoalrship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Jane M. Lovering Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1999 by Jane Lovering's estate, this fund will provide scholarships for students enrolled in the Teachers College who are majoring in Elementary Education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Janel & Bob Burenheide Scholarship Fund

Established in 2020 by Janel & Bob Burenheide, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students. This scholarship should be split between Men's and Women's Basketball with preference to local student athletes.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Janet H. Concannon Art Education Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Mike Concannon, this scholarship honors Janet Concannon's strong belief in the value of education in music and art. Recipients shall be a Junior or Senior majoring in Art Education.

This scholarship is awarded by the Art department.  Please complete the Department of Art Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Janet Moles Hofer & Florian Hofer Scholarship

Established in 2017 by Janet & Florian Hofer, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students who are from Kansas and are pursuing and English Education degree. This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Janice B. DeBauge Music Scholarship

Established by Paul F. DeBauge in 2004, this fund will provide scholarships to students pursuing and progressing satisfactorily toward a degree in Music. This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Janis Meyer / Wright CPA Group, PA Accounting Scholarship

Established in October 2013 with a gift from Wright CPA Group, this term fund provides scholarships in honor of Dr. John C. Rich, a longstanding and influential faculty member. Amended in 2019 to add Janis Meyer's name, this fund also honors Tim Wright, founding partner of Wright CPA Group, PA. Current owners and partners, Janis Meyer and Bryon Rosine, wish to continue this fund to recognize Tim and his commitment to Emporia State University, both personally and via Wright CPA. Quailfying students must be either an undergraduate seeking an Accounting degree or a graduate student seeking a Masters of Accountancy or an MBA with an Accounting concentration and must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. First preference will be given to a student who plans to pursue a CPA designation who has financial need.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.
 


Jay Mitchell Roberts Memorial Scholarship

Established by Jerry Jackson, Mike May, Gail Luther and Bob Bambick in 1999 in memory of their friend and former roommate Jay Mitchell "Mitch" Roberts, this fund provides scholarships for academically worthy students with financial need who are from the State of Kansas and are enrolled in a math or Science curriculum. This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Jean Hegenbart Memorial Scholarship

Established by William Hegenbart in 1988, this fund provides scholarships for the Art Department.

This scholarship is awarded by the Art department.  Please complete the Department of Art Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Jean Shanelec Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2005 in memory of Jean Shanelec by her husband, son, and daughter, it was amended in 2014 and restated in 2016. The purpose of this Fund is to support Emporia State University's efforts to recruit and retain deserving undergraduate students through the awarding of scholarships to incoming freshmen or transfer students who are graduates from a high school in Ellsworth or Rice Counties and have exhibited outstanding leadership skills in both academic and community settings.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Jeanette Bigge Scholarship

Established in 2001 by Jeanette Bigge, this fund will provide scholarships for students planning to become intermediate or junior high school teachers who demonstrate financial need.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Jeanne Cranz Chi Omega Scholarship Fund for Nu Zeta Officers

Established by several Alumni and friends of the Chi Omega Sorority in 1987 and renamed in honor of Emporian Jeanne Cranz who faithfully served on Nu Zeta's House Corporation since she left ESU in 1977, this fund provides scholarships for those students who are active members of the Nu Zeta Chapter of Chi Omega Sorority who must also be a Chapter Office and the award is to be distributed twice annually: Fall and Spring semester.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Jeanne Decker Elementary Education High Impact Fund

Established in 2021 by Sara Schwerdtfeger, Mary Shivley, and Jessi Moors - the three daughters of Jeanne Decker - this fund will provide high impact learning opportunities for undergraduate majors in elementary education.



Jeanne Galley Alpha Beta Scholarship

Established by Jeanne Galley in 1981, this fund was renamed in 1984 on the occasion of her retirement and has been bolstered by numerous donors in recognition of her years of dedicated service as a faculty member in the physical education department and advisor to the Alpha Beta Honorary Society. Its purpose is to provide scholarships to outstanding female physical education majors.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Jeff S. Hagemann Memorial Scholarship

Established by James and Gerri Hagemann in 1984 in memory of their son Jeff Hagemann, this fund provides academic scholarships for outstanding students enrolled in the pre-law program.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Jennifer (Russell) Diel & Kim (Gates) Shannon Chi Omega Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Ike Diel in celebration of the positive experiences Jennifer Diel and Kim Shannon had as members of Chi Omega sorority at Emporia State University, this fund provides a spring semester scholarship to one active member of the ESU Chi Omega house. The recipient will be recommended by the faculty advisor by December 1 (with special consideration given to the Chi Omega who is selected to receive the "Chi Omega Model Active Award"); and must be in good academic standing.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Jennifer L. Martz Music Scholarship

Established by Walter and Joan Martz in 1999 to honor the memory of Jennifer L. Martz, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students who meet general scholarship requirements with first preference given to students majoring in music with an emphasis in Bassoon performance and second preference given to students majoring in music with emphasis in any double reed instrument while maintaining a 3.0 GPA and emphasis in bassoon performance or a double reed instrument.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Jeremy & Judith Wild Scholarship for English

Established in 2016 by Judith Wild, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance for a student working toward their graduate degree as an English major.

This scholarship is awarded by the English faculty.  Please complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Jeremy & Judith Wild Scholarship for Music Education

Established in 2016 by Judith Wild, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance for an undergraduate student in their third and fourth year of a Music Education major.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Jeremy Ely Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1993 by Larry Wheeler, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding and deserving students with first preference for those majoring in Art.

This scholarship is awarded by the Art department.  Please complete the Department of Art Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Jerilynn Jones Henrikson Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Jerilynn Jones Henrikson, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University students who are English majors working toward a BSE or on a teaching track and who show financial need.

This scholarship is awarded by the English faculty. Please complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Jerome & Marjorie Carroll Fund for Students with Disabilities

Established by Jerome and Majorie Carroll in 1981, and amended in 2005, this fund provides scholarships for students who qualify for Disability Services and have at least a 2.5 GPA. If not needed for scholarships during a given year, it can be used to provide services and/or equipment that will benefit students with disabilities.

This scholarship is awarded by the Student Accessibilty & Support Services department.  Please complete the SASS Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.”


Jerry & Doris Bedner Accounting Scholarship

Established in 1999, this fund provides scholarship awards for students majoring in Accounting.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Jerry L. & Doris J. Bedner Scholarship

Established in 1995 by Doris Bedner, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in nursing.

This scholarship is awarded by the Nursing department.  Please complete the Department of Nursing Schoalrship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Jerry Olmsted Scholarship

Established by Jerry Olmsted in 1984, this fund provides scholarships for students athletes with financial need.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Jim & Debra Black Family Scholarship

Established in 2018 by Jim & Debra Black, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University School of Business students who are Kansas residents and US Citizens.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Jim & Shirley Meyer Family Scholarship

Established by Jim & Shirley Meyer in 1987, and amended in 2007, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding student-athletes with first preference to those participating in the football program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Jim & Susie Edwards Scholaship for Business

Established in 2018 by Jim & Susie Edwards, and amended in 2020, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students from Butler or Greenwood counties with a major in the School of Business. 

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Jim Fleisher Memorial Scholarship

Established by Sally Hoover in 1994 to honor the memory of her husband James "Jim" Fleisher who was a distinguished member of the Music Faculty for 28 years and his impact on students at Emporia State University, this fund provides scholarships for worthy and outstanding students majoring in Music with a special emphasis in Woodwinds with consideration given to those who demonstrate a special aptitude for the Clarinet, financial need also evaluated and minimum 3.0 GPA in both Music courses and general University courses.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship


Joan Anderson Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1981 by the ESU Theatre Department, this fund will provide scholarships for outstanding students participating in the Theatre program.

Please complete the Emporia State Theatre Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Joanne & Harvey Foyle Education Scholarship

Established in 2018 by Joanne & Harvey Foyle, the purpose of this fund is to provide financial assistance for undergraduate students seeking an education degree. The student must be majoring in Elementary Education, must be classified as a Senior, and must have minimum 3.0 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Jodie Fund Scholarship

Established by Jodie Fund in 1981, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students participating in the intercollegiate athletic program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Jodie Schartz Memorial Scholarship

Established by Jim and Stephanie Schartz in 1982 with memorial contributions received in memory of their beloved daughter Jodie, and amended in 2014 & 2021, this fund provides scholarships for students who are active in the programs of the Didde Catholic Campus Center. First preference shall be given to any student who is a blood relative of the honoree, Jodie Lyn Schartz. Special consideration shall be given to those eligible students who have taken on leadership roles within the Didde Catholic Campus Center organization.

Please complete the Didde Catholic Campus Center Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Joe & Lucille Cannon Athletic Scholarship

Established in 1986 by Joe & Lucille Cannon, this fund will provide scholarships for members of the Football team.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Joe & Lucille Cannon Business Scholarship

Established by Joe & Lucille Cannon through their estate, this fund provides awards for outstanding students majoring in business as determined by the scholarship committee.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Joe Thimes Scholarship for Math or Math Education

Established in 2008 by Joseph Thimes, this fund provides scholarships for full-time undergraduate students who graduated from a Kansas High School and are pursuing a degree in Math or Education with Math Emphasis and with a minimum 3.25 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded by the Mathematics & Economics department.  Please complete the Department of Mathematics & Economics Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Joe Thimes Scholarship for Physics or Physics Education

Established in 2008 by Joseph Thimes, this fund provides scholarships for full-time undergraduate students who graduated from a Kansas High School and are pursuing a degree in Physics or Education with Physics Emphasis and with a minimum 3.25 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded by the Physical Sciences department.  Please complete the Department of Physical Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Joella H. Mehrhof HPER Scholarship

Established in 2018 by Joella Mehrhof, the purpose of this non-endowed fund is to provide scholarship assistance to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Physical Education (undergraduate) or HPER (graduate), and maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.25.

This scholarship is awarded by the HPER department.  Please complete the Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


John "Doc" Baxter Athletic Training Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Dr. Max Smith, Jr. who played for the Hornets in the mid-1960's and credits his participation in athletics for a number of his success in life, this fund provides scholarships for Junior students are enrolled in the Athletic Training Educational Program, are an active member of the athletic training staff and are in good academic standing.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


John & Anne Frey Biology Undergraduate Research Scholarship

Established in 2019 by John & Anne Frey, the purpose of this fund is to support undergraduate student research assistantship or award. The Donors prefer the scholarship be awarded to students who meet these criteria: must be undergraduate students majoring in Biology; must be conducting mentored, collaborative research with faculty in Biology; and must demonstrate financial need as determined by the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


John & Barb Kudlacek Family Football Scholarship

Established in 2014 by John & Barb Kudlacek, this scholarship will be awarded to members of the football team who are in good academic standing.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


John & Carolyn Webb Leadership Scholarship

Established by the Associated Student Government as a tribute to Dr. John Webb and his wife on behalf of the hundreds of ESU students fortunate to work with him, this fund provides scholarships for students at the sophomore level or above, with first preference given to students who have demonstrated leadership in two or more campus organizations and a cumulative minimum GPA of 3.0.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


John & Connie Staton Scholarship

Established in 2017 by John & Connie Staton, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students who are junior or seniors pursuing a degree in elementary education. Preferably, a student who is a "go-getter", with character and ability. One who will make an excellent elementary educator and has financial need. Not always a student who has achieved top ESU academic success but a student with a spark and energetic personality. A student who is committed to helping young students succeed in their future classrooms.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


John & Dorothy Blaufuss Family Scholarship

Established by John A. and Dorothy E. Blaufuss in 1995 in support of Campaign 2000, and amended in 2016, this fund provides scholarships for students who are the child or grandchild of John A. & Dorothy E. Blaufuss, or are the niece or nephew or great niece of nephew of John A. & Dorothy E. Blaufuss, or are the spouse of the aforementioned relatives. If there are no relatives as listed who are eligible for the scholarship, the recipient must be a graduate of Olpe High School.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


John & Elsie Beavers Family Scholarship

Established by Paula S. Beavers and John Beavers in 1998, to honor their parents by establishing a family scholarship in their names, this fund provides scholarships for Kansas Community College transfer students enrolled in the School of Business. First preference will be for those students who are descendants of John and Elsie Beavers, or spouses of those descendants, regardless of their transfer status or chosen major.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


John & Karen Johnson Family Scholarship

Established in 2010 by Mrs. Karen Johnson to honor the life of her husband, John Johnson, and renamed after Karen's passing in 2017, this fund provides scholarships for students who are Kansas residents studying business with a minimum 2.5 GPA and a Sophomore or higher standing. Preference is shown to non-traditional students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


John & Marjorie Allen Scholarship Fund

Established in 2018 by the Marjorie E. Allen Trust, this fund will provide scholarships for a junior or senior Rehabilitative Services Education major from Dickinson, Saline, Marion, Morris, Clay, Ottawa, or Geary County in support of his/her Presidential Scholarship award.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


John & Paulette Simecka Scholarship

Established in 2015 by John & Paulette Simecka, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students majoring in Business Administration or Education. The donors prefer the scholarship be awarded to students who are high school graduates from St. Mary's High School; if none, from Pottawatomie County; if none, from Kansas.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


John & Ruth Breukelman Scholarship

Established by Dr. John and Ruth Breukelman in 1976, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding & worthy students with first preference to students majoring in biology.

This scholarship is awarded by the Biological Sciences department.  Please complete the Biological Scieces Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


John & Virginia Visser Student Athlete Scholarship

Established in 1987 by John & Virginia Visser, and amended in 2009, this fund will provide scholarships for one outstanding male and one female student-athlete in their senior year who have been nominated as Academic All-American during their junior year and maintain appropriate GPA and if at any time there is not a qualified male or female athlete, the award will be made to a student athlete who is maintaining at least a 3.50 GPA and is a contributing member of one of the intercollegiate athletic teams.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


John and Anne Frey Mathematics Scholarship

Established in 2014 by John & Anne Frey, this fund will provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students obtaining a degree in middle school/junior high education with a Mathematics major or emphasis. Students gaining secondary education certification may also be eligible so long as they have an emphasis in middle school.

This scholarship is awarded by the Mathematics & Economics department.  Please complete the Department of Mathematics & Economics Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


John Baxter Student Athletic Trainer Scholarship

Established by Dr. John Baxter, Associate Professor and Registered/Certified Athletic Trainer, in 1981, this fund provides academic scholarships to outstanding student athletic trainers.

This scholarship is awarded by the Athletic Training faculty  Please complete the Department of Athletic Training Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


John C. Lehman Scholarship in Communication

Established in 2004 by Kay Alden & Vern Nelson and Tom & Jean Thornbrugh, this scholarship honors legendary faculty member John C. Lehman. Scholarships are awarded to students working toward a degree in Communication or in the Speech and Theatre Secondary Teaching field.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


John C. Lehman Theatre Arts Scholarship

Established by John C. Lehman in 1981, and amended in 2001, to benefit the university's program in Theatre and to enhance its aesthetic and cultural contributions to the community by attracting new talent to the Theatre, this fund provides scholarships to worthy students entering as a freshman or transfer students majoring in Theatre or in Speech Communication with principal emphasis in Theatre.

Please complete the Emporia State Theatre Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


John Carlson Math Scholarship

Established in 2004 by Sara Carlson, along with other family and friends, in memory of her husband, Dr. John W. Carlson, who would want it used to keep the love of mathematics alive and growing, this fund provides graduate stipends for students who are actively pursuing a Master's degree in Mathematics, with preference given to those who have been awarded a graduate assistantship in Mathematics and whose undergraduate work shows strong ability in math and/or science.

This scholarship is awarded by the Mathematics & Economics department.  Please complete the Department of Mathematics & Economics Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


John F. & Margaret Dinkler Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1999 by the ESU Foundation with the annuity established by Dr. John & Margaret Dinkler which was to endow a scholarship at their death, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


John H. Rauscher Scholarship

Established by John Rauscher in 1981 who attended KSTC in 1914-16 and was a partner in Rauscher-Pierce Securities Corporation in Dallas, Texas, this fund provides scholarships for worthy Business majors.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


John Houck Oyster Scholarship

Established in 1995 by the Mary Oyster O'Guin Estate, this fund will provide scholarships for male undergraduate students majoring in elementary education.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


John J. and Gwendolyn Smith Zimmerman Scholarship

Established by Gwendolyn Smith Zimmerman in 1984 with memorial contributions received in memory of her husband John Zimmerman and renamed in 2012, this fund provides annual scholarships for students who are sophomores or higher and may include graduate students with a declared major in History or Education with a strong commitment to the teaching of History and/or Social Sciences.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


John L. Morgan, M.D. & Irene M. Morgan Scholarship

Established by Dr. John L. Morgan, represented by his agent, Christopher Morgan in 1994 as a tribute to his career and life-long commitment to medicine, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Nursing.

This scholarship is awarded by the Nursing department.  Please complete the Department of Nursing Schoalrship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


John Martin Burger Scholarship

Established in memory of former Mathematics Department faculty member, Dr. John M. Burger, by his daughter Joanne and son John Robert, in 2000; this fund provides scholarships for worthy students majoring in the teaching of mathematics, who are in their junior year at Emporia State University, maintain a GPA of 3.0 or better, participate in education related activities, and demonstrate financial need.

This scholarship is awarded by the Mathematics & Economics department.  Please complete the Department of Mathematics & Economics Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


John North Ford, Inc. Scholarship

Established by John North Ford, Inc. in 1981 as a Loan Fund and converted to a scholarship in 1994 to strengthen community pride by supporting local youth as they represent the Emporia Community and ESU, and amended in 2006, this fund provides scholarships for students who are Lyon County area student-athletes eligible to compete in intercollegiate athletics and if there are none, then Kansas student athletes who meet the same requirements.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


John R. & Lenore S. Zimmerman Physics Scholarship

Established by John & Lenore Zimmerman in 2006 to honor their desire to give something back in return for the education they received, and amended in 2007, this fund provides scholarships for students who are majoring in Physics, with a minor in Secondary Education.

This scholarship is awarded by the Physical Sciences department.  Please complete the Department of Physical Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


John R. & Lenore S. Zimmerman Scholarship

Established by John R. & Lenore S. Zimmerman in 1985, and amended in 2007, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Elementary Education with a second field in Mathematics (receiving licensure in middle school mathematics).

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


John Shannon, Scott Redpath & Ike Diel Families Scholarship

Established in 2006, and amended in 2007, this scholarship supports students participating in the football program and who are also majoring in agriculture, economics or teaching. First preference shall be given to freshmen and/or transfer students.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


John, Valeta & Richard Richel Scholarship

Established in 1965 by John & Valeta Richel, and amended in 1993, this fund provides scholarships for graduate students in the School of Library and Information Management.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Johnston-Skiles Scholarship

Established in 1981 by Dorothy Skiles through a bequest in her will, this fund provides academic scholarships to outstanding students from Kansas and across the United States.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Jon & Wanda Wilhite Scholarship Fund

Established in 2019 by Jon & Wanda Wilhite, the purpose of this non-endowed fund is to assist Emporia State University in its efforts to recruit and retain worthy undergraduate students through scholarships. Students must have attended Santa Fe Trail High School (USD 434) in Carbondale, Kansas, or if none, then the student must be from Osage County, Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Jonathan Micus Career Development Fund

Established in 2020 by an Anonymous Donor, the purpose of this fund is to support the Office of Career Services - Internship Program.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Joseph & Leone Peach Scholarship

Established in 1981 by Dr. Joseph & Leone Peach, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Joseph E. Sarracino, Samuel R. Sarracino & Clarence E. Olson Scholarship

Established by John Sarracino in 1982 in celebration of his accomplishments while a student at Emporia State University and to honor three special individuals in his life, Joseph E. Sarracino, Samuel R. Sarracino and Clarence E. Olson, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding and worthy students with first preference given to students majoring in any of the pre-medical fields offered through the Division of Biological Sciences and second preference to students majoring in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing offered through the Newman Division of Nursing and if no students qualify under the first two criteria, any deserving ESU student who meets general scholarship requirements.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Joseph H. Hill Memorial Scholarship

This fund was established in 1981 to provide academic scholarships for students in good standing at Emporia State University.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Josephine Grammer Munson Scholarship

Established by Josephine Grammer Munson in 2000, this fund provides four scholarships for worthy students majoring in Elementary Education who have graduated from Chapman or Junction City High Schools, if none, then students whose primary residence was Geary County.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Josephine S. Weith Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1981, this fund will provide scholarships for worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Joyce & Melbern Nixon Scholarship

Established in 2001 to accept memorial gifts upon Joyce's passing, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students pursuing a degree in Music with a concentration in Music Education who play a wind instrument and maintain a minimum 2.5 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Juanita Nicholson Glenn Scholarship

Established by Dr. James and Jacqueline Glenn in 1989, and amended in 2007, this fund provides annual scholarships for students who are either a varsity woman athlete junior or senior by athletic program year or a varsity woman athlete who is a junior or senior by credit hour.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Judith A. Jacobs & Mabel R. Jacobs Scholarship

Established in 1982 by Judith Alymere Jacobs, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students in the arts: 1) Music--to a returning student who is wishing to renew information on methods of teaching (Music), 2) English--with an emphasis in creative writing, 3) Speech and Theatre--with an emphasis in advanced play production or mime, and 4) Art--with an emphasis in water color or oil painting.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Judith K. Sherrer Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2010 by Gary Sherrer, and receiving contributions from numerous donors in memory of his wife Judy, this fund provides scholarships to female student-athletes majoring in health, physical education or recreation.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Judy M. Pitts Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1994 by Don, Jodi and Donna Pitts with memorial contributions received in memory and honor of the life of Dr. Judy M. Pitts, this fund provides scholarships for worthy and outstanding graduate students majoring in the School of Library and Information Management with preference given to those working in the School Library field.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Julian B. Aubuchon Music Scholarship

Established by Ruth Aubuchon in 1997 in honor of her deceased husband Julian B. Aubuchon and his devotion to teaching and to the young people of Kansas, and revised in 2000, this fund provides academic scholarships for worthy Junior or Senior students majoring in brass or woodwind and who are planning to teach instrumental music.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


K.E. Snyder Family Memorial Scholarship

Established by Linda (Snyder) and Lyle Dresher, daughter and son-in-law and James Keith and Tanya (Kimberlin) Snyder, grandson and granddaughter-in-law of K.E. and Gladys (Anderson) Snyder in 1998 to honor the memory of K.E. Snyder by establishing a family scholarship in his name, this fund provides annual scholarships for Freshmen students who are graduates of Greenwood County High School and who maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


K.L. Lohmeyer Family Scholarship

Established by the K.L. Lohmeyer Family in 1976, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding and worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Kansas City Area Alumni Chapter Scholarship

Established in 2010 by the Kansas City Area Emporia State University Alumni Chapter, this fund provides scholarships to first year students who are permanent residents of the Kansas City Metro area.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Kansas Student Loan/Scholarship

Original Fund started in 1962 by Edna E. Collingwood, anonymously to support students in financial need. There have been 10 funds in the past that have been transferred into this fund from 1979 to 2012. $100,000 for emergency student loans administered in Bus Office/Scholarships for worthy students (PAA).

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Kappa Sigma Scholarship

Established by the merging of two funds in 1993 with the first being the Kappa Sigma Trek Scholarship and the second being Kappa Sigma Scholarship and amended in 2019 because the chapter is no longer active. The purpose of this Fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students. The Donors prefer the scholarship be awarded to students who are children or grandchildren of an initiate of Kappa Sigma's Lambda-Upsilon Chapter.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Karen Myers Hibbard Scholarship

Established in 2014, this fund provides scholarships for sophomore students who are members of SPURS and who demonstrate financial need and outstanding leadership abilities with first preference given to a member of SPURS, or if SPURS no longer exists, a similar leadership organization such as ASG and if neither exists, preference shall be given to a student pursuing a degree in Business Administration. 

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Karl C. & Margaret C. Bruder Scholarship in Theatre Arts

Established by ESU Alumni and former students of Dr. Karl C. Bruder in 1987 in appreciation for the concern and commitment for students he maintained throughout his career, in recognition of the impact he had on their private and professional lives; and, as a way to maintain that relationship which they enjoyed as students, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students majoring in the Theatre program.

Please complete the Emporia State Theatre Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Karl C. Bruder Scholarship in Speech Communications

Established by ESU Alumni and former students of Dr. Karl C. Bruder in 1987 in appreciation for the concern and commitment for students he maintained throughout his career, in recognition of the impact he had on their private and professional lives; and, as a way to maintain that relationship which they enjoyed as students, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students majoring in Speech Communication.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Karl L. Burrell & Family Scholarship

Established in 2021, this scholarship is to awarded to studetns that are majoring in Business Administration, one of the two annual recipients shall be African American, and preferences shall be given to members of the ESU Football Team.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Karl Malden Scholarship

Established by Karl & Mona Malden in 1981, and amended in 2009, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Communication or Theatre and who maintain an appropriate GPA as set forth by the University.

Please complete the Emporia State Theatre Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Katherine Smalley Graduate Scholarship

Established by Katherine Smalley in 1987 and amended in 2000, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding graduate students majoring in Biology.

This scholarship is awarded by the Biology department.  Please complete the Graduate Biology Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.”


Kathrine K. White Scholarship

Established by Barbara (White) & David Walker in 1988 as a fitting and lasting memorial to her mother, this fund provides scholarships to worthy, qualified students who are residents of Lyon County with a minimum high school GPA of 2.5; a minimum ACT score of 16; exhibition of leadership potential and successful involvement in student activities; and who are not involved in intercollegiate athletics.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Kathryn & Anthony Zimmerman Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1981, this fund provides academic scholarships for worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.




Kathryn Whitten Scholarship

Established in 1981 by Kathryn Whitten, and amend in 1996, this fund will provide scholarships for outstanding students majoring in teacher education.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.
 


Kathy & Jim Kessler Family Scholarship

Established in 2018 by Jim & Kathy Kessler, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to a student athlete with first preference to an athlete seeking a degree within the School of Business.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Katie M. & Eva S. Jacques Scholarship

Established by Eva Jacques in 1985, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students who graduated from high school in Gray County; or, if none, then outstanding students from the state of Kansas with first preference given to students majoring in Education or Business Education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.

 


Kay Alden Creative Writing Scholarship

Established by Kay Alden in 1986 in celebration of her accomplishments while a student at Emporia State, this fund provides an annual distribution of $1,500 to support scholarships for juniors, seniors, or graduate students with talent in the area of creative writing.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Kay Royse Scholarship

Established by Mr. & Mrs. J.R. Royse in 1999, to assist and encourage women students who have a strong interest in pursuing a career in law with emphasis in public service, and amended in 2014, this fund provides scholarships for Juniors and Seniors majoring within the Social Science or Communication Departments. Preference will be given to female students who have declared a pre-law emphasis.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.

 


Keith & Mary Giggy Family Scholarship

Established in 2009 by Keith E. Giggy, John D. Giggy and Darla B. Jones in honor of their parents, this fund provides scholarships for Juniors or Seniors who have a minimum GPA of 2.5 and are pursuing any degree, in any major.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.

 


Keith & Reeta Akins Scholarship

Established by Keith and Reeta Akins in 1981 to provide emergency student loans and amended in 1987 as an endowed scholarship to celebrate their Alumni status, this fund provides scholarships to students with first preference for Secondary Education majors who have graduated from Kansas high schools and who demonstrate leadership potential.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.
 


Keith C. & A. Bernice Rider Nursing Scholarship

Established by A. Bernice Rider in 1999, this fund provides academic scholarships for students pursuing a degree in the Nursing Program and is renewable as long as the student(s) maintain satisfactory academic progress toward that and may be awarded to students from Lyon County.

This scholarship is awarded by the Nursing department. Please complete the Department of Nursing Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Keith Caywood Memorial Scholarship

Established by Barbara Caywood in 1987 with memorial contributions and merged with the Mary Jane Ladner Memorial Scholarship, sister of Barbara Caywood, this fund provides scholarships for students participating in athletics.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Keith Maria Roberts Riegle Memorial Scholarship

Established 1999 by Keith Maria Roberts Riegle out of a desire to fund a scholarship similar to the two previously established in honor of her husband, R. Wilford Riegle, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students who are working toward a degree in Elementary Education, excluding those students who were in the upper 15% of their high school graduating class so as to assist those students who might have otherwise been ineligible for scholarship awards.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.
 


Keith V. & Cheryl R. Schmidt Scholarship

Established by Keith and Cheryl Schmidt in 1986, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Business Administration who are participating in the Intercollegiate Athletic Program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Kelly McCammon-Murphy Scholarship

Established in 2019 by Kelly & Bob Murphy, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate student-athletes participating in Women's Track & Field and/or Women's Cross Country.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Ken & Katherine Weaver Family Scholarship

Established in 2018 by Ken & Katherine Weaver to honor The Teachers College and their children by providing scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students majoring in elementary and secondary education, psychology, and chemistry.  The award will be equally divided between the four disciplines.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Ken Hush Tennis Scholarship

This fund was originally established by Ken Hush in 1981 in support of his belief in the importance of recruiting and retaining outstanding students. It was amended in 1993, and converted to a non-endowed term fund in 2019. The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarships to students participating in the ESU Tennis program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Kenneth B. Thomas, Sr. Family Scholarship

Established by Kenneth B. Thomas, Sr. in 2006 to give back to the community that has helped his family become successful in their moving and storage business and inspired by Brigadier General Art Bloomer, this fund provides scholarships for students with a minimum 3.0 GPA who demonstrate financial need with first preference given to Secondary Education students in Math/Science and second preference given to Secondary Education majors.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.
 


Kenneth Lee Tefft Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1991 by Lois M. Tefft in memory of her husband Kenneth Lee Tefft, this fund provides scholarships and financial assistance to worthy students from Chase County.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Kenneth Smejkal Scholarship

Established in 2012 in response to a gift from the Kenneth L. Smejkal Trust, this fund provides scholarships for students with a physical handicap.

This scholarship is awarded by the Student Accessibility & Support Services department. Please complete the SASS Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.”


Kevin E. O'Connor Scholarship

Established by Ed and Susan R. O'Connor in 1998, this fund memorializes their son Kevin Edward O'Connor, a fourth generation graduate of ESU. Scholarship recipients must be Juniors or Seniors earning a degree in business or education; must be employed at least 1,000 hours each fiscal year; must be graduates of a rural Kansas High School defined as 3A, 2A, or 1A; must maintain between 2.5 and 3.5 GPA; and must not be receiving any other scholarships or financial grants.
 
All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.

 


Kevin Scott Sherraden Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2014 by the Estate of Edward D. & Geraldine Sherraden in memory of their son, Kevin, and to honor the Sherraden family, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in education, with preference to first-generation college students.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.

 


Kim Euler Family Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1991 by the family of Kim Euler as a memorial, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students with preference given to those pursuing degrees in Rehabilitation Counseling and special consideration is given to those with birth defects, and GPA is not the main consideration.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.

 


Kitty & Otis Thornton Scholarship

Established by Kitty Thornton in 1983 with memorial contributions in memory of her husband Otis Thornton, this fund provides annual scholarships for students majoring in Computer Science.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.
 


Kiwanis Club of Emporia Scholarship

Established by the Kiwanis Club of Emporia in 1986, and amended in 2016 and amended back to the original intent in 2018, this fund shall be used to provide scholarships for outstanding students attending Emporia State University. First preference will be given to students who have graduated from high schools in Lyon, Chase, Morris, Wabaunsee, Osage, Coffey, or Greenwood Counties.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


KPMG Scholarship

Established as The KPMG Peat Marwick Scholarship Fund in 1976 and renamed the KPMG Scholarship Fund in 2010, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in accounting as well as to help defray the cost of attendance of the accounting faculty at professional development programs, seminars, conventions, and meetings of professional organizations, and to assist in the development and maintenance of a professional library or to assist in the development of a guest lecturer program.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Kready Family Scholarship

Established by Maxine Kready in 1984 as a memorial to her husband, Glen Kready, an Emporia State University professor emeritus of English, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students majoring in any of the programs offered through the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.

 


KSTC Scholarship

Established in 2019 by a donor who wishes to remain anonymous, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University Elementary Education students, with first preference to students from Lebo High School. Students must demonstrate financial need.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.

 


KVOE Veteran's Scholarship

Established in 2008 to honor and support Veterans of the United States military for their service and continued pursuit of education, this non-endowed fund will provide a one-time scholarship to a current ESU student who is involved in active military duty or a veteran of the United States Military. The scholarship shall be given in $1,000 increments, and the remaining balance shall be kept in the fund for future scholarship opportunities that are a result of further promotions of the scholarship by KVOE.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.

 


L. Fae Rader & Sandra L. Fehr Scholarship

Established by L. Fae Rader in 1987, and renamed and amended in 2017 after the passing of Sandy Fehr, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students. First preference will be given to students attending Emporia State University who graduated from high school in Council Grove, Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


L.A. Parke Scholarship

Established by Miss Adelaide Kauzer in 1959 as a memorial to her colleague, Mr. L.A. Parke. With a 2019 amendment, the purpose of this scholarship is to provide support to students majoring within the School of Business, with first preference to those pursuing a degree in Business Education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Lamar Markowitz Memorial Scholarship

Established by Bill Whetzel of Markowitz Builders in 1982 to honor the memory of Lamar Markowitz, and amended in 2016, this fund provides scholarships for student-athletes who are members of the baseball team at Emporia State University.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Larry & Donna Schlappi Family Scholarship

The purpose of this Fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students who are members of the ESU football team.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Larry & Kathy Putnam Scholarship

Established by Larry and Kathy Putnam in 1983, this fund provides scholarships for students participating in the intercollegiate tennis program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Larry D. & Patricia A. Howard - Emporia High School Band Scholarship

Established in 2002 by Larry & Patricia Howard, and amended in 2011, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships for students who are participants in the Marching Hornet Band or the Hornet Revue with first preference given to Emporia High School graduates.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Larry D. Irick Scholarship

Established in 2009, Larry Irick wanted to provide the opportunity for students to focus on their education, not the cost associated with attaining it. In doing so, this scholarship was funded to be awarded to students from Kansas majoring in Business or Mathematics and in need of financial assistance.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.
 


Larry Hannah Memorial Scholarship

Established by Sally Hannah in 2009 in memory of her husband Larry Hannah, who was a dedicated educator from 1957 to 2002 and was the Director of the Campus Placement Center at the time of his death, this fund provides scholarships for students enrolled in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences with an emphasis in Communications and who meet general scholarship requirements. The award is renewable as long as the student is progressing satisfactorily.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Larry Wild, Teresa Wild & Walter Wild Athletic Scholarship

 Established in 2010 by a bequest from the estate of Larry Wild, who received his Masters in Education in 1966 from Emporia State University and who served as a professional athletic scout for several national teams; this fund provides three scholarships awarded to members of specific athletic teams: Men's Baseball, Women's Softball and Women's Basketball.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment packeage.  No additional application is required.


Latino Legacy Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Friends Inspiring Future Hispanic Action (FIFHA), and amended in 2017, the purpose of this non-endowed fund is to provide scholarship assistance to undergraduate students who have completed the scholarship application titled "FRIENDS INSPIRING FUTURE HISPANIC ACTION (FIFHA) LATINO LEGACY SCHOLARSHIP", if available, and are either an incoming freshman, incoming transfer student or current student, and have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Laura E. Wells Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1991 by the Laura E. Wells Estate, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in Elementary Education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Laurence C. Boylan Award Scholarship

Established by contributions from many ESU graduates and friends of the university, this fund honors Dr. Laurence C. Boylan who built the Graduate Program. It will provide the Best Graduate Thesis Award and scholarships for outstanding graduate students.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Laurent & Marian Mott DeBauge Scholarship

Established by Larry D. DeBauge and Paul F. DeBauge in 1975 in memory of their parents, this fund provides scholarships for students from the following counties: Lyon, Chase, Coffey, Anderson, Franklin, Osage, Shawnee, Douglas, Wabaunsee, Morris, Greenwood, Marion and Butler. First preference is given to those who qualify for the Presidential Award of Excellence and the second preference to active participants of the Honors Program.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Lawrence "Larry" & Katsuko "Kitty" Huntley Scholarship

Established in 2006 by Larry & Kitty Huntley, this scholarship benefits deserving students in their pursuits of learning higher mathematics at Larry's alma mater.

This scholarship is awarded by the Mathematics & Economics department.  Please complete the Department of Mathematics & Economics Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Lee & Marjorie Nelson Scholarship

Established by Lee and Marjorie Nelson in 1990, this fund provides scholarships for worthy and outstanding students majoring in any academic program in the School of Business.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Lee & May Bryant Scholarship

Established by Marjorie Reno in 2001 in honor of Lee & May Bryant and their support of higher education, this fund provides scholarships for students who graduated from a Lyon county high school and were active in 4-H.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Lee Barrett Memorial Scholarship

Established by Anita Barrett in 2002 in honor of her husband Lee, who spent countless hours volunteering for Emporia State Athletics, this fund provides scholarships for student-athletes regardless of major.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment packeage.  No additional application is required.


Leela S. Knox Memorial Scholarship

Established by Willie and Joan Knox in 1981 in honor of his mother Leela S. Knox and as part of the University's five-year $7 million major endowment campaign, this fund provides scholarships for students residing in Greenwood County.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Lena Rios Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2016 by J.D. Rios to honor his mother, the purpose of this non-endowed fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students who have graduated from a high school in Wyandotte County, Kansas; and who share the donor's passion for advancing diversity and inclusion at ESU.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Leo W. & Karen A. Pauls Athletic Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Leo & Karen Pauls, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate student-athletes. The donors prefer the scholarship be awarded to students who meet these criteria: students are a member of the men's basketball team, pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Physics, or as a second preference, majoring in Elementary Education, or as a third preference, majoring in Secondary Education. If no recipient meets these criteria, the donors prefer the scholarship be awarded to a student-athlete who graduated from a Kansas high school.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment packeage.  No additional application is required.


Leon & Carolyn Teske Scholarship

Established in 2017 by Leon & Carolyn Teske, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to recruit and retain Emporia State University undergraduate students who are seeking any major in the School of Business.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Leon K. Hannebaum Family Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Leon & Judy Hannebaum, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students seeking a degree in business who have graduated from Salina South High School. If none, then graduates from Salina South High School in any major.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Leona M. Goodwin Scholarship

Established by James A. Williams in 1996 in memory of Leona M. Goodwin, an ESU graduate and lifelong educator who was the cousin of his deceased wife who died in 1990, this fund provides academic scholarships for Kansas High School graduates who are worthy, outstanding students majoring in or intending to major in English with a minimum 3.0 high school or college courses GPA and is renewable if maintained.

This scholarship is awarded by the English faculty.  Please complete the English Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Leona Reed Swanson Fund

Established in 2010 by Jo Lynne Swanson Dick and William Reed Swanson in celebration of the life of their mother and her belief in education, this fund provides scholarships for undergraduates or graduate students majoring in Elementary Education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Leona Sneed Dillard & Emil L. Dillard Scholarship

Established in 2008 by a bequest from Leona Mae Dillard, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in English or in Business.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.


Leonard L. Wright Scholarship

Established in 1994 by Leonard L. Wright through a bequest and endowed in 2000, this fund provides scholarships for students who are graduates of Northern Heights High School with a minimum 2.0 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Leonida's Scholarship

Established by Zenny Leonida in 1981, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students who are participating in the intercollegiate athletic program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Leopold Liegl Woodwind Scholarship

Established in 1978 by Beryl Liegl, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in music with an emphasis in woodwind instruments.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


LeRoy J. Schnittker & Kala Musick Biology Scholarship

Established in 2007 by LeRoy Schnittker and Kala Musick in appreciation for the bachelors and masters degrees LeRoy received from Emporia State, this scholarship provides financial assistance to worthy candidates in their junior or senior year and who are studying Biology.

This scholarship is awarded by the Biological Sciences department.  Please complete the Biological Sciences Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Leroy W. & Mabel R. Raynolds Scholarship

Established by Leroy and Mabel Raynolds in 1987, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students who plan to enter the teaching profession.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Les Stafford Tennis Scholarship

Established in 1982, this fund provides tennis and athletic scholarships.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Leslie J. Freeman Honorary Scholarship

Established in 1984 by Michael and Shelley Wise and amended in 1994, this fund provides scholarships for worthy and outstanding students majoring in Business Administration who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership in the classroom and for campus organizations.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Lewis & Elva Humphreys Scholarship

Established in 1994 by Lewis & Elva Humphreys, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students identified or who identify themselves as physically disabled and demonstrate their commitment to obtaining a college degree and an ability to be successful at ESU with first preference given to those who demonstrate specific financial need and consideration given to those students who may not be eligible or qualify for other forms of financial need.

This scholarship is awarded by the Student Accessibility & Support Services department.  Please complete the SASS Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Lewis Andrew Parks Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1969 by Miss Grace M. Parks to honor her brother, Lewis Andrew Parks, this fund will provide scholarships for undergraduate students of good character who are majoring in accounting.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Lewis Family Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2013 by Beth Paladino in honor of her parents, John & Donna Lewis, this fund will provide scholarships for undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need with first preference being given to business majors and second preference being given to education majors.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Lewis J. & Ernest A. BrAun Scholarship

Established by Lewis J. BrAun and Ernest A. BrAun in 2003, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students who are pursuing a teaching degree or a degree in the School of Nursing, including those Freshman and Sophomore students who have not yet been officially admitted to the School of Nursing or are pursuing a degree as part of a pre-medicine curriculum.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Lex H. & Carrie M. Copeland Fund

Established in 1992 by Lex & Carrie Copeland, this fund will provide financial assistance in an unrestricted manner to aid, foster, and promote the development and welfare of this University and the education and welfare of its students, faculty and alumni.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Libbie Smith McDaniel Scholarship

Established by J. Joan McDaniel in 1998 to honor the memory and selflessness of her mother-in-law Libbie McDaniel, this fund provides annual scholarships for worthy freshmen students who meet general scholarship requirements and are earning a degree in Teaching and is renewable up to four consecutive years as long as satisfactory academic progress is achieved.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Lieutenant Governor Gary Sherrer Leadership Scholarship

Established by friends and colleagues of Gary Sherrer to recognize and honor his outstanding career as the longest-standing Lieutenant Governor in the State of Kansas, this fund provides scholarships to freshmen and sophomores who have displayed leadership qualities. It is Gary's hope that this scholarship will assist in recruiting and retaining students who will continue to grow their leadership abilities while attending Emporia State University.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Lila Inez Gates (Griffiths) - Student Teaching Scholarship

Established in 2021, the purpose of this fund is to provide a scholarship to a student that's enrolled intheir final year of teacher education and must demonstrate financial need. Preference shall be given to students majoring in Physical Education, and additional preference shall be given to students who have maintained a B average or better in their core classes.


Lillian M. Dudley Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1956 by Minnie Miller, this fund will provide scholarships for students specializing in Foreign Languages or to those from foreign lands who wish to attend Emporia State.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Lilly Strand Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1981 Ileen Meyer in memory of Lilly Strand, this fund provides scholarships for students with first preference given to members of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity and second preference given to graduates of Centre High School in Lost Springs, Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Linda Davis Sallee Education & Library Scholarship

Established by the family of Linda Davis Sallee in 2000 to honor her memory and commitment to children, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students who are Junior or Senior undergraduate or graduate students in good standing while maintaining a 3.0 GPA and are a declared Education or Library/Media Science Major with priority given to those who have an emphasis in Elementary Education or Elementary Library/Media Sciences and priority for those applicants residing or teaching in the Kansas City Kansas USD 500.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Linda S. Donahoo Special Education Scholarship Fund

Established in 2018 by Drew & Doug Donahoo in memory of their mother, Linda. The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students interested in pursuing special education through the Elementary Education to Special Education Licensure Pathway. First preference shall be given to students who graduated from the Shawnee Mission School District (USD 512), and second preference shall be given to students who graduated from a school in Johnson County.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Lindell B. Petty Memorial Scholarship

Established by W. Mike Petty and Steven Petty in 1989 as a memorial to Lindell B. Petty, this fund provides football scholarships.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Lions Club Scholarship

Established in 1981 by the Lions Club, this fund provides academic scholarships for worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Live, Laugh, Love Foundation Athletic Scholarship

Established in 2004 by Pam Konetzni, and amended in 2014, this scholarship shall be used to provide at least one scholarship annually to student-athlete(s) attending or planning to attend Emporia State University majoring in Business or Music. It is the donor's intent that funding for this scholarship program not be included as part of the general athletic budget.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Live, Laugh, Love Foundation Johnson County KS Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Pam Konetzni in recognition of her involvement with the University and to help recruit students from DeSoto, KS, and amended in 2014, the goal for this scholarship is to provide at least one scholarship annually, with first preference to a student who graduated from De Soto High School. If none, then to a student who graduated from any high school in Johnson County. The recipient must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, is involved in the community (general leadership involvement is a plus), and exhibits financial need.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Lloyd & Twila Stone Athletic Scholarship

Established as requested within the Lloyd and Twila Stone's Donor Advised Fund, this non-endowed fund will receive 40% of the annual earnings from the Lloyd and Twila Stone Donor Advised Fund. This scholarship will be awarded by the Athletics Department and may go to any student-athlete, one or more, male or female. Student-athletes must be eligible for the scholarship according to the NCAA Division II requirements. It is anticipated the fund will begin to receive charitable gifts from the family and thus may be converted to an endowed fund in the future.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Lloyd A. Stone School Counseling Scholarship

Established by Dr. Lloyd Stone in the Division of Counselor Education and Rehabilitation Programs in 1987 and renamed in his honor in 1997, this fund provides graduate assistantships for graduate students majoring in Elementary Counselor Education who meet general scholarship requirements.

This scholarship is awarded by the Counselor Education department.  Please complete the Department of Counselor Education Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Loren & Delores Harrell Scholarship

Established in 1994 by Marvin and Toni Harrell in honor of his parents Loren and Delores Harrell, and amended in 2000, this fund provides scholarships for worthy and outstanding returning Juniors or Seniors with a minimum 3.5 GPA majoring in Mathematics Education.

This scholarship is awarded by the Mathematics & Economics department.  Please complete the Department of Mathematics & Economics Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship


Loretto A. Langley Scholarship

Established by Loretta A. Langley with the remaining assets from the Charitable Remainder Trust she established in 1984, this fund provides scholarships for graduates of Ople High School with first preference given to those who qualify for a Presidential Award of Excellence and second preference to a student who participates in athletics.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Loretto A. Langley School of Business Scholarship

Established by Loretto Langley in 1985, this fund provides scholarships for Juniors or Seniors majoring in Business who have maintained a minimum 3.0 GPA and who are Kansas residents, with first preference given to Lyon County residents.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Lori Lyn Goertz Hubert Family Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Lori Lynn (Goertz) Hubert, this fund will provide scholarships to a Business major who is currently a member of Chi Omega sorority, is at least a sophomore standing and has a GPA of at least 3.0. If a member of Chi Omega does not qualify, second preference will be given to a Business major who is a member of another Greek organization on campus.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Lorraine Loyd Smith Scholarship

Established by Otis H. Smith in 1997 to honor the memory of Lorriane Loyd Smith and her dedication to the teaching profession, this fund provides annual scholarships to recruit freshmen students who meet general scholarship requirements and are interested in earning a degree in Teacher Education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Lorraine Walker & Sabrina Ware Elementary Education Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Lorriane Williams Walker through a bequest from her estate, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Elementary Education.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Lorraine Walker & Sabrina Ware Rehabilitation Counseling Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Lorriane Williams Walker through a bequest from her estate, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Rehabilitation Counseling.Established in 2014 by Lorriane Williams Walker through a bequest from her estate, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Rehabilitation Counseling.

This scholarship is awarded by the Counselor Education department.  Please complete the Department of Counselor Education Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.
 


Louis F. Hayward Family Scholarship

Established by Gregory and Larry Hayward in 1986 to honor Mr. Louis F. Hayward a long-time teacher at Eureka High School, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students with first preference for graduates of Eureka High School majoring in Mathematics, Computer Science or Biological or Physical Sciences, second preference for graduates of Eureka High School majoring in any field and third preference to an incoming freshman majoring in Mathematics, Computer Science, or the Biological or Physical Sciences based on both financial need and academic achievements.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.
 


Louise Porter Memorial Scholarship

Established by Richard Porter, Walter Porter and Jane Porter Murphy in memory of Louise Porter to recognize her longtime interest in the education of young people and her dedicated support of Emporia State University. This fund provides scholarships for Kansas students majoring in Elementary Education, with first preference given to students in financial need.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Lucile Houston Music Education Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Mike Concannon, this scholarship celebrates the life of Lucile Houston and honors her daughter, Janet Concannon, both Emporia State graduates who became teachers. This scholarship is awarded to graduates of rural Kansas high schools majoring in Music Education and are in their Junior or Senior year.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Lucile V. Litchfield Scholarship

Established by Helen Morris, Meredith Litchfield, Bill Litchfield and Victory Litchfield in 1987 with memorial contributions received in memory of Lucile Litchfield, this fund provides graduate fellowships for students majoring in the School of Library and Information Management.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Lucille Wiley Scholarship

Established in 2005 by G. Russell & Lucille Wiley, this scholarship honors Lucille's career as an elementary teacher. Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshmen majoring in Elementary Education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Lupe P. Torres Scholarship

Established in 2018 by Joe & Teresa Salazar in honor of Terri's father, the late Lupe P. Torres, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to undergraduate Hispanic students. Preferential consideration shall be given to Hispanic students who attended high school in Emporia, KS (first preference) or in Lyon County, KS (second preference) or in the Kansas City Metro area (third preference).

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Lyman C. Wooster & Florence Triplett Scholarship

Established in 1982 by Florence Wooster Triplett with a trust through her estate, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students with financial need.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Lynette & Dan Murphy Scholarship

Established in 2005 by Lynette & Dan Murphy, and revised & renamed in 2017, the Donors were inspired to redirect their scholarship fund from supporting Ambassadors to supporting the university's greatest need: recruitment & retention of promising students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Lynn & Clara Roberts Baseball Scholarship

Established in 2004 by Clara Roberts, and amended in 2015 to include Clara's name, this scholarship honors Lynn Roberts' love of baseball and his belief in education. Scholarships are awarded to students participating in the baseball program with a minimum GPA of 2.75, who preferably participated in the American Legion Baseball program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Lyon County Scholarship Grant

Established in 2015 by the Lyon County Commission, this fund was established as part of ESU's Community in Motion proposal and the monies will be used to enhance the scholarship program at ESU.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Lyon County State Bank Scholarship

Established by Lyon County State Bank Employees in 1975, and amended in 2014, this fund provides scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


M. Irene Johnson Music Scholarship

Established in 1988 in honor of M. Irene Johnson, this fund provides scholarships for students whose musical area of concentration is Piano.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship


Mabel L. Spielman Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1991 by the J. Ward Spielman Trust, this fund will provide scholarships for worthy students with financial need who are majoring in the teacher education program.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Mabel M. Hevener Freese Scholarship

Established in 1981 to provide academic scholarships for full-time students in good standing. The fund has also been used to provide Awards of Excellence or Emporia State Senior Scholarship Contest awards.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Marcella Mouser Scholarship in the School of Business

Established in 1991 by Marcella Mouser, and amended in 1996, this fund provides scholarship awards for juniors majoring within the School of Business, maintaining a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and demonstrating financial need.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Marcia J. Welch Memorial Scholarship

Established by Marion Scholes in 1987 in memory of Marcia J. Welch, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students who are planning to become teachers with first preference given to students from Morris County, Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Margaret Green Childers Memorial Scholarship

Established by Paul and Larry DeBauge in 1982 in recognition and as a tribute and memorial to long-time employee Margaret Green Childers, and amended in 1991, this fund provides scholarships to female students who come from any of the following counties: Lyon, Chase, Coffey, Anderson, Franklin, Osage, Shawnee, Douglas, Wabaunsee, Morris, Greenwood, Marion and Butler. First preference is given to outstanding Accounting majors and second preference to active participants in the Honors Program.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Margaret Louise Martinson Nursing Scholarship

Established by Loretta J. Watson and Richard L. Watson in 1987 as the Christian Athlete Scholarship Fund and changed the fund in 1997 to the Margaret Louise Martinson Nursing Scholarship, this fund provides annual scholarships to nursing students, who are single parents of high moral character, participate in professional or community service and demonstrate concern for the physical, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of others.

This scholarship is awarded by the Nursing department.  Please complete the Department of Nursing Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Marge Potter Education Scholarship

Established in 2006 by Robert Potter this scholarship honors Marge Potter who earned her BSE with honors from Emporia State University. Scholarships are awarded to students pursuing a degree in Elementary Education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Margie Davis Scholarship

Established in 2006 by Georgia Helm, this scholarship honors Margie's love for teaching. Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshman majoring in Elementary Education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Marian Burns Thompson Nursing Scholarship

Established in 2005 by Robert Burns and the family of Marian Burns Thompson, this scholarship honors Marian's career in nursing. Scholarships are awarded to students enrolled in the nursing program at ESU with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

This scholarship is awarded by the Nursing department.  Please complete the Department of Nursing Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Marian L. Wilson Scholarship

Established in 1981 by Marian Wilson, this fund will provide scholarships for outstanding female secondary education majors preparing to become teachers.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Marian Schmitt Mull Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Keith Mull, and amended in 2013, this scholarship honors the memory of Marian Schmitt Mull, an ESU graduate with a degree in Teaching. This scholarship will be awarded to students of specific Kansas counties with a minimum GPA of 2.75.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Marie C. & Darrell E. Wood Scholarship

Established by Marie and Darrell Wood in 1982, and amended in 1995 & 2007, this fund provides annual scholarships for students majoring in teacher education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Marjorie Sanders Burnett Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2021, this scholarship shall be awarded to a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity or a student majoring in Business Administration that is active in a Greek fraternity or sorority, or a student majoring in Business Administration.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Marjorie Stone Scholarship

Established by Marjorie Stone in 1988, and amended in 2014, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Physical Education with first preference given to Kansas residents and second preference given to any student residing in a neighboring state. The student must maintain a 3.0 GPA and the award is renewable for a total of 4 years as long as the student meets the criteria.

This scholarship is awarded by the HPER department.  Please complete the Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Mark & Jill Brady Scholarship

Established in 2005 by Mark & Jill Brady, this scholarship is a representation of their support for Emporia State University. Scholarships are awarded to full-time students pursuing a degree in Chemistry or Biology with the intent of pursuing medical training.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Marketing & Media Relations Fund

Established in 1996, by what was then called the Public Affairs & Marketing Department, now referred to as Marketing & Media Relations, this fund may be used to make purchases including postage, printing, travel, professional development or other expenses for the benefit of staff and students in the Marketing & Media Relations Department.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Marlin & Marjorie Baxter Scholarship

Established by Marlin Baxter in 2000, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students who are pursuing degrees in Elementary Education with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Marshall & Olga Hiskey Scholarship for Athletics

Established in 1985 by Marshall & Olga Hiskey, this fund will provide scholarships for students participating in the cross-country & track program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Marshall & Olga Hiskey Scholarship for Special Education

Established in 1985 by Marshall & Olga Hiskey, this fund will provide scholarships for special education majors.

This scholarship is awarded by the Special Education - High Incidence faculty.  Please complete the Department of High Incidence Special Education Program Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Marshall F. & Sharon K. Miller Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2011 by Marshall & Sharon Miller, and amended in 2013, this fund will provide scholarships for full-time students having a GPA of 3.0 or higher who have graduated from a Kansas high school, with preferences as follows: first preference for students who graduated from Emporia High School or have been homeschooled in Emporia, KS. Second preference for students from an accredited high school in Lyon County, KS, or homeschooled in Lyon County, KS and third preference for students from an accredited high school in Kansas, or homeschooled in Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Martha Kruse Furbur Library Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Martha Kruse Furbur with a bequest from her trust, this fund provides solely for Library scholarships.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Marvin & Geraldine Butts Scholarship for Athletics

Established by Marvin and Geraldine "Jerry" Butts in 1988 to support a belief in the importance of higher education and to provide an educational opportunity to students at Emporia State University, this fund provides scholarships for students participating in Athletics.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Marvin & Geraldine Butts Scholarship for Theatre

Established by Marvin and Geraldine "Jerry" Butts in 1988 to support a belief in the importance of higher education and to provide an educational opportunity to students at Emporia State University, this fund provides scholarships for students participating in Theatre.

Please complete the Emporia State Theatre Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Mary Butel Science Scholarship Fund

Established in 2014 by Mary Butel, this fund will provide scholarships for recipients, in good standing, who are pursuing Secondary Education licensure in the physical sciences or to an Elementary Education major with an emphasis in science.

This scholarship is awarded by the Physical Sciences department.  Please complete the Department of Physical Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Mary F. & Kenneth A. Hutton Field Biology Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Tom & Anne Hutton this scholarship honors Mary and Kenneth Hutton whose lives are models of honesty, generosity and hard work in service to the people. Scholarships are awarded to students majoring in Field Sciences.

This scholarship is awarded by the Biological Sciences department.  Please complete the Biological Sciences Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Mary Frances & Harold J. Markowitz Memorial Scholarship

Established by Fred. A Markowitz and Emily Pinkerton in 1995 in memory of their brother and to remember his spirit and life's work, and amended in 2013, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students enrolled in the School of Business.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Mary Gorman Rossillon Scholarship

Established by the Emil Rossillon family in 1993 in honor of Mary Gorman's dedication and commitment to the young people of Lyon County and who taught off and on in both public and private schools in both Olpe and Emporia until 1977, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students pursuing a degree in Elementary Education with first preference given to students from Lyon or surrounding counties.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Mary L. Doris Memorial Special Education Scholarship

Established by Patrick Doris in 2002 in memory of his wife Mary Lynn who was a special education teacher, this fund provides scholarships for graduate students who graduated from Goddard High School (if none, then any Kansas high school) and are majoring in special education.

This scholarship is awarded by the Special Education - High Incidence faculty.  Please complete the Department of High Incidence Special Education Program Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Mary Louisa Cochran Memorial Scholarship

Established by Margaret Humphrey in 1985, this fund will provide scholarships for outstanding students majoring in Elementary Education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Mary Louise Boertman Athletic Scholarship

Established by the Estate of Mary Louise Boertman (daughter of former President, Thomas W. Butcher), in 2000, this fund provides scholarships for intercollegiate athletics.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Mary Louise Boertman Memorial Scholarship

Established by the Estate of Mary Louise Boertman (daughter of former President, Thomas W. Butcher), in 2000, this scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.Established by the Estate of Mary Louise Boertman (daughter of former President, Thomas W. Butcher), in 2000, this scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Mary Miles Peckham Scholarship

Established in 2001 by Mary Miles Graye, a graduate of KSTC and 1973 Distinguished Alumni, this scholarship is awarded to students pursuing a degree either in the School of Business or the Art Department with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Formerly known as Mary Miles (Peckham) Graye Scholarship.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Masters of Forensic Science Scholarship

Established in 2015 by the Graduate Office for the purpose of recruitment of first-year students to the program. This fund will provide scholarships to first-year graduate students pursuing a master's degree in Forensic Science.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Maude E. Whitehouse Scholarship

Established in 1981 by Maude E. Whitehouse through a bequest from her estate and amended in 2000 to reflect the fact that ESU no longer offers a degree in Home Economics, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students, regardless of major, who are graduates from a Kansas High School.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Maurice & Jacqulyn Johnson Family Scholarship

The purpose of this Fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students. The student
must be a graduate of Emporia High School, participating in an intercollegiate athletic program, or a member of the cheer squad.
If there are no Emporia High graduates, can extend to Lyon County.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.



Maurice & Tricky Matile Scholarship

Established by Maurice Matile in 1988 as the Farm & Home Real Estate/Insurance Company Scholarship, and renamed by his wife Tricky Matile in 1998 to honor his memory and long association with ESU as a graduate and Foundation member, this fund provides annual scholarships for students participating in intercollegiate athletics.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Maurine & Robert Blackwell Scholarship

Established in 2002 by Maurine & Robert Blackwell with a charitable gift annuity, and then realized in 2018, the purpose of this fund is to benefit undergraduate students at the University's discretion.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Max & Glenna (Graham) Nightingale Scholarship

Established in 1996 by Max and Glenna Nightingale in celebration of their ESU education, and revised in 2002, this fund provides scholarships for undergraduate or graduate students in The Teachers College who are working toward a degree for certification in one or more areas of Special Education, with a preference for Secondary Learning Disabilities.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Mayberry Family Scholarship

Established by Mrs. Willard Mayberry of Elkhart, these awards honor the memory of Willard Mayberry, an ESU graduate and James W. Mayberry, who headed the college's Department of chemistry for many years, this fund provides scholarships for residents of western Kansas counties with first preference given to students majoring in Chemistry or in other Physical or Biological Sciences.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


McDonald's of Kansas Scholarship

Established in 1992 by Hugh O'Reilly, owner of the McDonald's in Emporia and amended in 2008, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students, regardless of major, who are Kansas high school graduates in good standing.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


McPherson Family Scholars Fund

The McPherson Family Scholars Fund was established by John D. McPherson and the John & Ann McPherson Foundation to support their belief in the importance on higher education and to provide an educational opportunity to all students. Students must be residents of Kansas who earn the highest level of Presidential Recruiting Scholarship, enrolled in school full-time and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. The scholarship may be renewable so long as the student is progressing satisfactorily and maintains a 3.00 GPA in subsequent years.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


McPherson Family Scholars in support of Presidential Scholarships

Established in 2008 by John McPherson, and amended in 2014, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships for students who are Kansas residents with a minimum GPA of 2.75 regardless of major.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Mehring Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Tes Mehring, this fund provides scholarships for students of The Teachers College with a 2.5 minimum GPA. Through this scholarship, Dr. Mehring seeks to promote the opportunity for a quality education for students of color.

This scholarship is awarded by The Teachers College.  Please complete The Teachers College Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.”


Melvin "Shorty" & Dolores Long Athletic Scholarship

Established in 1981, and amended in 2015, this fund provides athletic scholarships for students who play on the Emporia State football team.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Melvin C. & Florence M. Painter Scholarship

Established by the children of Melvin and Florence Painter in 1986 and amended in 2008, this fund provides scholarships for students with financial need who reside in Lyon County and plan to major in Education, Special Education, Rehabilitation Services, Pre-Med or Business and maintain a minimum cumulative 2.75 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1993, this fund will provide scholarships for outstanding students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Men's Basketball Scholarship

Established in 2002 to support members of the men's basketball team, this fund will provide scholarships for students who are members of the men's basketball team, regardless of major.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Mexican/American Cultural Awareness Club Scholarship

Established by the Emporia Mexican-American Club in 1983 to encourage Mexican-Americans in Emporia to attend ESU, this fund provides academic renewable scholarships for Mexican/American students from Emporia with a minimum 2.5 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Michael A. Coughenour Memorial Scholarship for Clinical Counseling

Established in 2007 by Ruth Mattingly, this scholarship honors the life of her husband, Michael. Ruth is a graduate of Emporia State, as was Michael. Recipients of this scholarship must be pursuing a degree in Psychology or Mental Health Counseling, with preference given to male students.

This scholarship is awarded by the Counselor Education department.  Please complete the Department of Counselor Education Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Michael A. Coughenour Memorial Scholarship for Psychology

Established in 2007 by Ruth Mattingly, this scholarship honors the life of her husband, Michael. Ruth is a graduate of Emporia State, as was Michael. Recipients of this scholarship must be pursuing a degree in Psychology or Mental Health Counseling, with preference given to male students.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Michael E. Watson Minority Scholarship

Established by Neosho Construction Company, Inc. in 1999, this fund provides annual scholarships for minority students who have an interest in business/management in the construction industry and if no applicants qualify, then any worthy minority student.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Michael James Hubert Family Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Michael Hubert, this fund will provide scholarships with first preference going to a Communication major who is currently a member of Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity, is at least a sophomore standing and has a GPA of at least 3.0. If a member of Sigma Tau Gamma does not qualify, second preference will be given to a Communication major who is a member of another Greek organization on campus.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Michael R. Jones Scholarship

Established in 2010 by Pamela Jones in memory of her late husband, Michael Jones, this fund will provide scholarships for students with a minimum 3.5 GPA majoring in Chemistry, Biology or Health and Physical Education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.  All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Mike Kennedy Law & Nycki Law Scholarship

Established in 2020 by Mike & Nycki Law, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to student-athletes attending Emporia State University. The student must demonstrate financial need. First preference will be for a student-athlete participating in Football.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.



Mike Shane Memorial Scholarship Fund - Athletics

Originally established as the Mike's Sporting Goods Scholarship by Mike Shane in 1983, this fund was re-established and re-named in 2013 by Dr. Shawna Shane to honor her late husband, longtime Emporia and Hornet Fan Mike Shane. This fund provides scholarships for student-athletes participating in Intercollegiate Athletics.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Mike Shane Memorial Scholarship Fund - HPER

Originally established as the Mike's Sporting Goods Scholarship by Mike Shane in 1983, this fund was re-established and re-named in 2013 by Dr. Shawna Shane to honor her late husband, longtime Emporia and Hornet Fan Mike Shane. This fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Health, Physical Education & Recreation with special consideration given to students involved in campus activities.

This scholarship is awarded by the HPER department.  Please complete the Department of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Mike Turnbull Baseball Scholarship

Established in 2017 by Mike Turnbull, the purpose of this non-endowed fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students who are participating in the intercollegiate baseball program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Mildred A. Blim Scholarship

Established in 1987 by Mildred Blim, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students from Morris County.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Mildred B. Loeffler Scholarship

Established in 2005 by Mavis Fletcher & Lois Fink, honoring the life of Mildred Loeffler and her belief that everyone should have access to an education. This fund will provide scholarships for students in pursuit of their master's degree in the School of Library Information Management with a minimum 2.75 GPA. A 2019 amendment allows for multiple students to receive the scholarship.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Mildred Fulhage Music Scholarship

Established in 2012 pursuant to the language of the Mildred Fulhage Trust, which conveyed a gift "... to the Emporia State University Endowment Association, for use as scholarships for music students...", this non-endowed scholarship helps recruit and retain talented musicians.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department. Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Miley Family Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Janet Miley, and amended in 2021, this fund provides scholarship assistance to students that display financial need, are not pursuing a teacher education degree, and are either a first-generation student or majoring in Forensic Science.


Miller Family Scholarship

Established by Tim & Donna Miller in 2020, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students. The student must be from Herington High School in Herington, Kansas (USD 487), with first preference to a student attending the School of Business.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Miller-Winter Family Scholarship

Established in 2018 by Bob & Joyce (Miller) Winter, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to enable Emporia State University to recruit and retain students. The Donors prefer the scholarship be awarded to students who are employed part-time.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Milo M. Mathews Scholarship

Established by an Anonymous donor in 1997 in memory of Milo M. Mathews who had an undying appreciation for education and its value to young people, this fund provides annual scholarships in recognition of an academically superior graduate student in Social Sciences with financial need.

This scholarship is awarded by the Social Sciences department. Please complete the Department of Social Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Minnie M. Miller Scholarship

Established by Minnie Miller in 1961 and bolstered with memorial contributions, this fund provides scholarships for worthy and deserving students with first preference given to students who are specializing or planning to specialize in foreign languages and second preference to students from foreign lands who wish to attend or are attending ESU.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Minnie Meyer Scholarship

Established by Jim Meyer in 1983, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Sociology with first preference given to students who are planning to become social workers, teachers or ministers.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Minority Scholarship

Established in 2000, this fund will provide scholarships for minority students who graduated from a Kansas high school and have a 2.75 gpa or higher. First preference is for students who have demonstrated academic achievement in the core business courses and intend a major in Accounting or Computer Information Systems.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Mirl Fund Accounting Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Jodie Fund, this scholarship honors his father Mirl and supports his belief in the importance of higher education. This scholarship shall be awarded to full-time students with sophomore status or above who are majoring in Accounting. There shall be a preference for students from Nemaha, Brown, or Jackson (KS) Counties.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Modern Air/Kessler Family Scholarship

Established in 1995 by Modern Air Conditioning, Inc. in Emporia, amended in 2006 and merged in 2008 with Kessler Family Scholarship funds, this fund provides scholarships for full-time students of any major. First preference will be given to full time employees of Modern Air Conditioning, Inc., and/or their eligible dependents and/or grandchildren, with no stipulations on GPA. If none eligible, then it may be awarded to any entering Freshman, transfer student, or currently enrolled student.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Modern Languages Department Fund

Established in 1988, this fund provides unrestricted support for the benefit of the Modern Languages program with approval by the Department Chairperson.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Morton A. Guettel Memorial Scholarship

Established by Mona Malden in 1988 in honor of her late uncle, Morton A. Guettel, and bolstered by donations form Sara Guettel, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Mott Family Scholarship

Established in 1979 by Robert and Edith Mott, representing the Mott Family, this fund provides scholarships to outstanding and worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Mr. & Mrs. J.P. Drake Memorial Scholarship

Established as the J.P. Drake and Hattie Pearl Drake Memorial Scholarship by their sons Bert, Richard, and Russell Drake after Mrs. Drake's passing in 1957, this fund memorializes her and Professor J.P. Drake who was the head of the Department Physics until his death in 1936. All three brothers attended Emporia State University and gave generously to provide scholarships for full time physical science students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Mr. & Mrs. Robert I. Anderson Scholarship

Established by Mr. & Mrs. Robert Anderson in 1970 to provide funds for worthy and capable students who apply but with first preference for Lyon County residents.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Mr. & Mrs. W.A. Larkin Scholarship

Established in 1981 with memorial contributions upon Mr. Larkins' passing, this fund continues to receive annual distributions from the W.A. Larkin Estate which is held in trust at ESB Financial. This non-endowed fund provides scholarships for outstanding students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Mrs. Josephine Weatherly, Albert Weatherly & Katherine Fuller Music Scholarship

Established in 1962 by Marie Weatherly, this fund will provide scholarships for students of stringed instruments, particularly the violin, viola, or cello, who are not in a social fraternity or own a car.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department. Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship


Mulready's Art Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Rick Becker, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance for students majoring in Art or Art Education.

This scholarship is awarded by the Art department. Please complete the Department of Art Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Music Benefit Concert

Established in 2000 by the Division of Music, proceeds of the Music Benefit Concert may provide scholarships to be awarded by the Department of Music.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department. Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Music Department Scholarship Fund

This non-endowed fund was established in 2019 for the purpose of accepting contributions for and providing scholarships to students participating in the ESU Music program, to be given at the discretion of the Music Scholarship Committee.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department. Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


My Dream, My Future Scholarship

Established in 2019 by the Beta Nu Chapter of Kappa Delta Chi, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship support to undergraduate students who advocate for or identify as Dreamers; that is, undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children. First preference shall be given to students who report being born outside the U.S. and brought to the U.S. as children. Second preference shall be given to students who have a history of advocating for inclusive and equitable treatment of those born outside the U.S. and brought to the U.S. as children.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Nancy J. & Robert E. Hite Scholarship

Established in 2013 by Nancy & Robert Hite, this fund celebrates their love and appreciation for the School of Business at Emporia State University. Recipients must qualify for needs-based assistance and be in good academic standing. Additionally, the recipient must strive to teach business in higher education.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Nancy J. Holliday Education Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Nancy Holliday, she established this fund to provide financial assistance to ESU students to lessen their need for additional college loans and financial assistance. The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to undergraduate students at ESU who are juniors or seniors majoring in secondary education with a minimum 3.2 GPA. First preference shall be given to graduates of Shawnee Mission North High School.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Nancy Kay Wise Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1975 by Ellis and Ruth Wise in memory of their daughter, Nancy, and amended in 2015, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in speech or theatre. First preference will be given to talented students who are planning to participate in dramatics & theatre at Emporia State University.

Please complete the Emporia State Theatre Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Nancy Robohn Music Education Scholarship

Established in 2017 by Nancy Robohn, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students in music education from Lyon or Chase County, Kansas and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Ned & Ione Hoover Scholarship

Established by Ned Hoover in 2009, this non-endowed scholarship is for worthy and deserving students who are majoring in business; are residents of Greenwood, Coffey, or Chase Counties in Kansas; and are maintaining a minimum 3.00 GPA.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Neosho Construction Company Scholarship

Established by Clair Hutchinson in 1981, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Pre-Engineering or Physical Science.

This scholarship is awarded by the Physical Sciences department. Please complete the Department of Physical Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Nettie (Hartman) McPheeters Education Scholarship

Established by Nettie McPheeters Estate in 2004 to help others that are interested in her passion of teaching, this fund provides scholarships for full-time Junior students with financial need majoring in Elementary Education and if no one is eligible, than it may be awarded to a Secondary Education major with first preference given to those from Ford County, second preference given to those from Western Kansas and third preference given to those from the State of Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Nettie B. Cartmel & Mattiperl Heath Scholarship

Established in 1988 by Mattiperl Heath, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Special Education with preference to those planning to teach children with physical or learning disabilities.

This scholarship is awarded by the Special Education - High Incidence faculty Please complete the Department of High Incidence Special Education Program Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Newbold Graduate Scholarship

Established by Dr. James F. Lovell, Dean of the Graduate School, in memory of his mother Ruth L. Newbold in 1987, this fund provides scholarships for worthy graduate students in any Master Degree Program.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Newman Hospital Auxiliary Nursing Scholarship

Established by the Newman Division of Nursing in 1992, this fund provides scholarships for students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing with first preference given to students from Lyon County and if none qualified to apply, then to students from anywhere in the State of Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded by the Nursing department. Please complete the Department of Nursing Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Newton F. "Buzz" & Lenora A. Wilson Scholarship

Established by Newton F. "Buzz" and Lenora A. Wilson in 1993, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students from high schools in Lyon, Coffey, Morris, Chase, and Greenwood Counties with special consideration given to those who demonstrate financial need and who are considered "average" students in terms of academic Standing in any academic area.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Nichols Family Scholarship

Established in 2006 by Shirl Nichols, this fund honors her parents, Clifford C. & Bonnie M. Nichols, and their strong belief in higher education. This fund will provide scholarships for students enrolled in The Teachers College or Business School, in their junior year, with a minimum GPA of 3.25, who also hold a leadership position in a university organization.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Noah & Florence Book Scholarship

Established in 1985 by Florence Book, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students with financial need who are from Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Noel & Tracy Roach Football Scholarship

Established in 2018 by Noel & Tracy Roach, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students participating in the intercollegiate football program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Nona Berghaus Endowed Scholarship

Established by Nona Berghaus in 2001, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring within the School of Business that are graduates of Kansas high schools, and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Nora S. Stosz Memorial Scholarship

Established with a gift through the estate of Nora S. Stosz in 1985, this fund provides scholarship awards for students majoring in Business Education.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Norene A. Laughlin Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1985 by gifts in memory of Norene & Donald Laughlin, this fund will provide scholarships for worthy students with financial need who are from Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Norma Hajek-Nichols Scholarship

Established in 2004 by Norma Hajek-Nichols and Sharon M. Cerny, this scholarship is awarded to graduate students pursuing a Special Education degree who have taught gifted students for a minimum of one year, with preference being given to students who have demonstrated ability in teaching gifted students and in facilitating faculty interaction and collaboration in the development of gifted education programs.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


North Lyon County Scholarship

Established in 1987 and amended in 1992 when it was merged and consolidated with the Reading Community Scholarship, Americus Community Scholarship and Northern Heights High School Fund, this fund will provide academic scholarships for worthy students who graduated from Northern Heights High School or be a resident of the North Lyon County area.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Nursing Department Scholarship

Established by the Newman Division of Nursing at Emporia State University in 2012, and amended in 2019, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in nursing.

This scholarship is awarded by the Nursing department. Please complete the Department of Nursing Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.
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Olaf W. Steg & Helen Bierly Steg Music Scholarship

Established by Eric Steg in 2003 in honor of his parents and to share their talents and love of music and education with many, many people, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in music with first preference given to those majoring in Violin and second preference given to those majoring in instrumental music.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Olga Chambers Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1986 by Harry Chambers, and amended in 2010, this fund will provide scholarships for Graduate students enrolled in the Special Education program.

This scholarship is awarded by the Special Education - High Incidence faculty Please complete the Department of High Incidence Special Education Program Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Olpe State Bank Scholarship

Established by Olpe State Bank in 1981 to increase public awareness of locally owned banks contribution to the community, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students from Olpe with first preference for dependents of Olpe State Bank employees.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Opal M. (Allen) Kennedy Scholarship

Established in 1989 by William F. Kennedy in honor of his wife, this fund provides scholarships to students whose residence has been in Marshall or Nemaha Counties and none eligible than second preference is given to students who are from Northeast Kansas with first preference given to those who are majoring in Education and plan to teach and second preference disregards a students choice of major.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Ora Brim Forbeck Memorial Scholarship

Established by Virginia Welch Forbeck in 1973 in memory of her mother, Ora Brim Forbeck, and amended in 2015, this fund provides scholarships for freshmen from Kansas towns of less than 10,000 in population, with preference given to women.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Order of Omega Greek Leaders Scholarship Fund

Established in 2004 by the Order of Omega, Nu Mu Chapter, this scholarship is awarded to a male and female student each year who is a member of a recognized Greek organization.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.
 
All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.



Osage County Scholarship

Established in 1981 by multiple donors employed at the Osage City plant of Hallmark Cards, Inc, this fund shall provide scholarships to outstanding students from Osage County.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Oscar Meyer Memorial Scholarship

Established by Jim Meyer in 1983, this fund provides scholarships for students participating in the Baseball program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Oscar Peterson Memorial Scholarship

Established by Adina Peterson in 1982 with memorial contributions received in memory of her husband Oscar Peterson, this fund provides academic scholarships for outstanding students majoring in Math.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Otha Carol (Mayes) Day Memorial Scholarship

Established by Vernon, Douglas, and Michael Day in 1988 as a living memorial for a loving mother and wonderful wife who was a native of Madison, Kansas, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students majoring in Accounting.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Otho & Gertrude B. Behymer Accounting Scholarship

Established in 1989 by Gertrude Behymer, and amended in 2006, this fund provides scholarships to students seeking a degree in the School of Business with a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Otho & Gertrude Behymer Music Scholarship

Established by Mrs. Gertrude Behymer in 1985, this fund provides scholarships and talent awards for outstanding students participating in the musical groups and programs at Emporia State University, with preference given to Music majors.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department. Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship


Otto L. & Dorothy D. Eubank Scholarship

Established in 1987 by Otto & Dorothy Eubank, this scholarship shall be awarded to students needing financial assistance who meet the necessary academic standards of the University.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Owen & Virginia Miller Scholarship

Established by Owen and Virginia Miller in 1986, this fund provides renewable scholarships to full-time students with financial need who maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


P.E.O. Chapter CG Scholarship

Established in 2004 by P.E.O. Chapter CG, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships for full-time non-traditional students with first preference for a female student.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.

 


Pam & George Abel Family Fund

Established in 2017 by Pam & George Abel, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to students at Emporia State, one each to a student who is majoring in special education and a student pursuing a secondary education degree in the physical sciences.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.

 


Pat Gaunce Scholarship

Established in 2006 by the Kansas City Kansas Public Library this scholarship honors Pat Gaunce who has devoted much of her time and energy to helping others receive educational benefits in the library field. This scholarship is awarded to employees of the Kansas City, Kansas Public Library who are taking a minimum of 3 credit hours.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Pat Lemmon Scholarship

Established with Ms. Lemmon's estate gift in 2020, the purpose of this non-endowed fund is for scholarships for graduate students majoring in educational administration. If none are available, the scholarship will be given to a senior student majoring in elementary education. First preference will be given to a female student.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Patricia Zorn Schremmer Memorial Scholarship

Established by Harold Schremmer in 1986 in memory of his late wife, Patty, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students in need financially, who are graduates of any Barton County High School with first preference to graduates of Claflin High School.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.

 


Patrick & Morgan Eggleston Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Patrick & Morgan Eggelston, the purpose of this non-endowed fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students - one for students majoring in business management or marketing and one for students majoring in secondary science education.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.

 


Paul & Kay McKnab Scholarship

Established by Paul and Kay McKnab in 1985, and amended in 2014, this fund provides scholarships for female athletes majoring in Music or Psychology, second preference for female athletes majoring in Elementary Education. If there are no female athletes who meet the first or second preferences, it will be awarded to any female athlete.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Paul & Ruth Dillingham Scholarship

Established in 2004 by the children of Paul & Ruth Dillingham this scholarship honors their lifelong commitment to education. Scholarships are awarded to graduates of Wabaunsee High School pursuing a degree in Business or Education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete. 


Paul G. Wurtz Scholarship

Established by Philip and Rita Wurtz in 1985, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students planning to become teachers who have graduated from a high school located in Wabaunsee or Pottawatomie Counties in Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Paul J. Terry Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2005, and amended in 2012 and again in 2017, this fund memorializes Paul J. Terry, the first black student to play basketball at Emporia High School. This fund provides scholarships for students who graduated from Emporia High School, were involved in at least one extracurricular activity in high school, maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 or above and demonstrate financial need. First preference to be awarded to a minority student.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Paul Johnston Field Geology Fund

Established by Paul Johnston in 1986, this fund is used to provide financial support for the annual field Geology trip.

This scholarship is awarded by the Physical Sciences department. Please complete the Department of Physical Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Paul L. & Virginia I. DeBauge Secondary Education Scholarship

Established by Paul L. and Virginia I. DeBauge in 1986, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students planning to become Secondary Education teachers.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Paul M. & Dorothy F. Johnson Scholarship

Established in 1999 by the ESU Foundation to honor the memories of Paul M. and Dorothy F. Johnson with a bequest from their estate, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


 


Paul Miller Scholarship

Established in January 2004 by Paul Miller, and amended in 2014, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in math or physics with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Paula F. Neuer Scholarship

Established by Fred Neuer in 2000 in honor of his wife Paula, because of her love for music, this fund provides scholarships for students in any major who are Kansas high school graduates and are recognized by the Department of Music for their participation and talents in vocal, instrumental, keyboard and ensembles, including marching band.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department. Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Paula Trent Student-Athlete Scholarship

Established in 2018 by Barbara Becker, the purpose of this fund is to provide a scholarship to a female student-athlete.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Pauline Henderson Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1981, this fund will provide scholarships for full time students in good standing majoring in English.

This scholarship is awarded by the English faculty. Please complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Pautsky-Brown Scholarship Fund for Elementary Education

Established in 1981 by Noel Pautsky to help deserving students pursue their educational dreams, this fund provides academic scholarships for worthy students majoring in Elementary Education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Pawnee County Alumni & Friends Scholarship

Established in 1996 by Margie (Flickner) Leis and supported by more than a dozen alumni and friends, and amended in 2005, this fund provides scholarships for students who are graduates from a Pawnee County high school.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Pearl Gunkle Scholarship

Established by Pearl Gunkle in 1988 in honor of her parents, Jesse and May Ames Gunkle and her sisters, Charlotte M. Gunkle and Eva V. Gunkle, this fund provides scholarships for Elementary Education majors who are equipped to teach art, music or English.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.Established by Pearl Gunkle in 1988 in honor of her parents, Jesse and May Ames Gunkle and her sisters, Charlotte M. Gunkle and Eva V. Gunkle, this fund provides scholarships for Elementary Education majors who are equipped to teach art, music or English.
 


Pearl Kunish Scholarship

Established in 2000 by Carl Kunish to honor his wife, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in nursing.

This scholarship is awarded by the Nursing department. Please complete the Department of Nursing Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Peggy Wygle Scholarship

Established by Peggy and R.W. "Bill" Wygle in 1986, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students majoring in English.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


PEO Chapter DI Scholarship

Established in 2003 by PEO Chapter DI, and amended in 2008, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships first for seniors, 2nd preference for juniors and 3rd preference for graduate students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Peterson / Breukelman Scholarship

In appreciation for a lifetime of dedication from two very distinguished university professors, the Peterson / Breukelman Scholarship was established to honor Dr. John E. Peterson and Dr. John William Breukelman. The allocation shall be used to provide scholarships for worthy students who have graduated from a Kansas high school and who are pursuing a degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences, with first preference to Biology majors.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Petitjean Family Scholarship

Established in 1990 by Mike & Carol Petitjean, this fund provides scholarships for worthy full-time students, with first preference to active members of Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity and second preference to active members of Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Phi Sigma Epsilon Scholarship

Established in 1957 by Raymond W. Robertson, in honor of the sponsors, present and past, of the Phi Sigma Epsilon Fraternity, this fund will provide scholarships for worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Phi Sigma Kappa Book Scholarship

Established in 1995 by Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity, this non-endowed fund provides scholarships for books for members of Phi Sigma Kappa and is based on cumulative GPA.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Phi Sigma Kappa Educational Fund

Established in 1986,and revised in 2017, the purpose of this fund is to provide financial aid in the form of student scholarships to active members of the Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity at Emporia State University.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Physical Science Scholarship

Established by the Physical Sciences Department in 1982, this fund provides scholarships for students in Physical Sciences.

This scholarship is awarded by the Physical Sciences department. Please complete the Department of Physical Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Pickerill Family Scholarship

Established by Dave and Mary Pickerill in 1986, and amended in 2004, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in the School of Business with first preference given to those majoring in Accounting or Computer Information Systems with awards rotated between the two disciplines annually.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Polly A. Witten Scholarship

Established in 2019 by Dr. Mark Witten, the purpose of this non-endowed fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University students majoring in Elementary Education who have graduated from a Kansas high school.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Premedical Alumni Scholarship

Established in 2017 by Mark Austenfeld, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students who are participating in premedical studies. The Donor prefers the scholarship be awarded to students who meet these criteria: Incoming freshman students graduating from a Kansas high school, and declared intent to follow the premedical track for preparation for medical school.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


President's Advisory Council Scholarship

Established in December 2012 by the members of the President's Advisory Council (PAC) to honor President Shonrock, this fund will provide scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students based on an essay telling how Emporia State University has changed their life.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


R. Lee & Henrietta C. (Roach) Horst Scholarship

Established by the Henrietta C. Horst and family in 2003 in her honor and in memory of R. Lee Horst, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students who are pursuing a degree in The Teachers College with the intent of becoming a teacher. Preference is given to students from Dickinson, Saline, Harvey, Marion or Butler Counties with priority for those with financial need.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


R.E. French Family Educational Foundation Scholarship

Established in 2006 by the R.E. French Family Educational Foundation, this fund provides scholarships to outstanding sophomores, juniors, or seniors majoring in Pre-Optometry or Nursing with special consideration for students who demonstrate not only academic excellence, but the dedication, personal commitment, and other attributes required in their field of study.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


R.E. French Nursing Scholarship

Established by R.E. French and Bernice & Mitch Williamson in 1991, and renamed in 2017, this fund provides scholarships for worthy and outstanding Sophomores, Juniors, or Seniors majoring in nursing with special consideration given to applicants who demonstrate not only academic excellence, but the dedication, personal commitment, and caring attributes of the ideal nurse.

This scholarship is awarded by the Nursing department. Please complete the Department of Nursing Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Raffaele DeVito & Myrna Cornett-DeVito Scholarship

Established by Dr. DeVito and Dr. Cornett-DeVito, this fund provides scholarship support to students studying in either of these former faculty members' disciplines: Management/Business Administration and Communication.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Ralph E. King Memorial Scholarship

Established by Bonnie D. French in 1983 as a memorial to her father, Ralph E. King, this fund provides academic scholarships for students with financial need with first preference given to female dependents of Santa Fe employees.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Ralph L. & Caroline Reed Scholarship

Established by Ralph and Caroline Reed in 1985, this fund provides scholarships for student athletes participating in football or basketball.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Ralph Marion & Purna C. Lambert Scholarship

Established in 2001 by the estates of Ralph & Purna Lambert, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in Elementary Education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Ralph R. & Emily L. (Balcomb) Grant Scholarship

Established by Reed S. Robertson and Audrey J. Robertson in 1956 in memory of their parents, this fund provides scholarships for worthy and morally upright students with financial need.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Randall & Jan Steinert Business Scholarship

Established by Randall "Randy" and Jan Steinert in 1997, this fund provides annual scholarship(s) to worthy student(s) at Emporia State University who meet general scholarship requirements and are earning either an accounting or information systems degree in the ESU School of Business.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Randy & Eileen Scott Fund - Scholarships for TTC

Established in 2021, the purpose of the Randy & Eileen Scott Fund is to support high-impact learning opportunities within both the science disciplines and The Teachers College. This scholarship fund will support scholarships for students studying within The Teachers College as approved by the ESU President.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.



 


Randy E. Newkirk Accounting Scholarship

Established by Donna Newkirk in 1998 to honor the memory of Randy E. Newkirk who was an ESU graduate and very involved Emporia community member, this fund provides scholarships for worthy Juniors or Seniors who are earning a degree in Accounting from the School of Business and must be a graduate of a High School in Anderson, Coffey or Lyon County but if no one qualifies than a graduate of any High School in the State of Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Randy Pickert Memorial Scholarship

Established by Jim and Helen Pickert in 1984 with memorial contributions received in memory of their son Randy, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Business.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Ray & Blenda Baird Scholarship

Established in 1982 by the Ray Baird Estate, and amended in 2004, this fund will provide scholarships for worthy students studying music.

 This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Ray & Faribe Henry Scholarship

Established by Harold Hosey in 1976 to honor Ray Henry, a retired social studies teacher and football coach of Harold's from Medicine Lodge High School, and amended in 1998 with a signed Memorandum of Agreement, this fund provides scholarships for worthy freshmen students from Medicine Lodge, Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Raymond & Ava Boline Memorial Scholarship

Established by Ava Boline in 1981 with memorial contributions received in memory of her husband Raymond Boline, and amended in 2012, this fund provides annual scholarships for outstanding students with preference for undergraduates from Northern Heights High School, Mission Valley High School and Yates Center High School.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Raymond A. & Bonnie Harvey School of Business Fund

Established in 1997 by Raymond A. & Bonnie Harvey, this fund supports the School of Business. It shall be used for recruitment scholarships for worthy high school students who intend to enroll in the School of Business.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Raymond B. & Lucille M. Russell Scholarship

Established in 1989 by Raymond & Lucille Russell, this fund provides scholarships for School of Business majors at Emporia State University.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Raymond B. & Sarabel Harvey Memorial Scholarship

Established by Raymond A. and Bonnie Harvey in 1979 as the Raymond B. Harvey Memorial Scholarship, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding and worthy students participating in the intercollegiate athletic program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Rebecca Dearborn Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Kamara Beattie, Miranda Safley, and Cassy Townsley, daughters of Rebecca Dearborn, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students who have junior or senior classification, are majoring in elementary education, and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Rebekah E. Bickel Memorial Scholarship

Established by Gary Bickel & Judy Bickel in 2003 in memory of their daughter Rebekah, this fund provides scholarships for elementary education majors who are at least juniors.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Rex & Ann Hall Family Art Scholarship

Established in 2005 by Ann Hall this scholarship is in honor of her husband, Rex, in recognition of his lifetime commitment to art education. Scholarships are awarded to students in their junior or senior year majoring in Art Education who meet the general scholarship requirements.

This scholarship is awarded by the Art department. Please complete the Department of Art Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Rex & Debbie Williams Entrepreneurship Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Rex & Debbie Williams to demonstrate their leadership and high-level of personal commitment and heartfelt desire to give back to Emporia State University and its students, faculty and programs.  The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students who are pursuing a degree in Entrepreneurship, who are from one of the following counties in Kansas; Lyon, Chase, Greenwood, Osage, Coffey, or Morris, and who demonstrate financial need.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Rhonda M. Clarke Memorial Softball Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Coach Betty Walters in honor & memory of Rhonda Clarke, this non-endowed fund provides scholarships to students participating in the intercollegiate softball program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Rhonda Rath Brenzikofer Scholarship

Established in 2016 by the Evan C. Rath Revocable Living Trust, the fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in nursing. First preference is for students from Marion County, Kansas; if no qualified candidates from Marion County, Kansas, the scholarship shall be given to other recipients deemed worthy.  Mini-awards for Pre-Nursing students may also be granted.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Rich Longbine Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2004 by Mr. Rich Longbine's wife and son, this scholarship fund supports student athletes participating in any varsity sport who are residents of the five county area surrounding Lyon County Kansas and who demonstrate financial need.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Richard & Inez Owen Business Scholarship

Established through the estate of Richard & Inez Owen in 1993, this fund provides scholarships for students pursuing a degree in the School of Business at Emporia State University.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Richard A. Smith Memorial Scholarship

Established by Irene and Robert Richards in 1995 to recognize the service of Irene Richards' late brother Richard A. Smith, and amended in 2006, this fund will provide scholarships for students who graduated from Fredonia High School with outstanding GPA and ACT scores, with preference to those majoring in math, business, or education.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Richard C. (Dick) and Sylvia Renner Hawk Scholarship Fund

Established in 2015 by Richard "Dick" Hawk, this fund will provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University students. Students with financial need will receive first priority.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Richard E. Nitsch Scholarship

Established in 2015, by Dr. Richard & Susan Nitsch, in order to demonstrate how much they value education, their love for athletics, their love for learning, and their desire to make a difference in the lives of Emporia State students, and amended in 2018, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to student-athletes. First preference is for student-athlete(s) majoring in Secondary Education and second preference is for student-athlete(s) majoring in Elementary Education.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Richard F. Reicherter Blue Key Scholarship

Established by the merging of two existing scholarship funds in 2009, the Blue Key Memorial Scholarship Fund (est. 1981) and the Richard F. Reicherter Blue Key Scholarship Fund (est. 1983), this fund provides scholarships for students who demonstrate outstanding leadership qualities, maintain a minimum 2.7 GPA, and lead a student leadership organization at Emporia State (or at their high school, if an incoming freshman).

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Richard L. & Mary H. Stauffer Scholarship for Art Education

Established by Mary Stauffer in 2001 in honor of her husband Richard, a retired faculty member from the Art Department, and amended in 2019, this fund provides scholarships for graduates from a Kansas high school with a 2.7 or higher GPA. The awards will alternate yearly between students who are pursuing a degree in Art Education (or a degree in Art with a concentration in glass-blowing or sculpting) and students in Elementary Education/Early Childhood.

This scholarship is awarded by the Art department. Please complete the Department of Art Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Richard L. & Mary H. Stauffer Scholarship for Early Education

Established by Mary Stauffer in 2001 in honor of her husband Richard, a retired faculty member from the Art Department, and amended in 2019, this fund provides scholarships for graduates from a Kansas high school with a 2.7 or higher GPA. The awards will alternate yearly between students who are pursuing a degree in Art Education (or a degree in Art with a concentration in glass-blowing or sculpting) and students in Elementary Education/Early Childhood.


Richard W. & Inez K. Owen Scholarship

Established in 1984 by Richard & Inez Owen to provide scholarships for worthy and outstanding students, this fund receives quarterly distributions from the Inez K. Owen Trust.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Richard W. Owen Football Scholarship

Established in 1988 by Inez Owen, this fund will providie scholarships for student-athletes participating in football.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Rida Duckwall Scholarship

Established with a bequest from Rida Duckwall in 1985 and restated in 2000, this fund was bolstered by numerous donors and provides scholarships for Junior or Senior students majoring in the School of Business with a minimum 3.0 GPA who are involved in campus activities and have shown a willingness to work.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Roach Family Award

Established in 2013 by the Neil & Carol (Harbour) Roach Family, this fund will provide scholarships for members of Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority who are full-time undergraduates residing in Emporia and are actively involved in the sorority.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Robert "Bobby" & John Douglass Memorial Scholarship

Established by Mr. & Mrs. John Douglass and Mr. Wally Erickson in 1976 with memorial donations received in memory of their son Robert "Bobby" Douglass, this fund provides annual scholarships(s) for Madison High School graduates.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Robert & Brenda Lawrenz Accounting Scholarship

Established by Robert and Brenda Lawrenz in 1984, this fund provides work scholarships for outstanding students majoring in Accounting.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.


Robert & Dorothy Spencer Hudkins Scholarship

Established in 1955 by Mrs. Dorothy Caton Spencer Hudkins in memory of her husband, Robert Hudkins, this fund will provide scholarships for worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Robert B. Rensink Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Drs. Michael & Peggy Lane, this scholarship celebrates the life of Dr. Michael Lane's brother-in-law and their belief in the importance of higher education. This scholarship shall be awarded to full-time students majoring in Information Systems with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Robert D. Linder Scholarship

The purpose of this Fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students. The student must be majoring in History and must be a Kansas resident.

This scholarship is awarded by the Social Sciences department. Please complete the Department of Social Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Robert F. Clarke Memorial Biology Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Linda Clarke and John Clarke, this scholarship honors their father, an Emporia State graduate and former Biology professor. Recipients must be full-time Graduate Students majoring in Biology with a minimum GPA of 3.0.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Robert H. & Margaret R. Greenlee Scholarship

Established by Margaret Rose Greenlee in 2000 with memorials received in honor of her husband Robert H. Greenlee who was a Guidance Counselor and Teacher in the Emporia School District and ESU Faculty member from 1967 to 1997, , this fund provides scholarships for worthy students with first preference for those majoring in Marketing, Management, Finance or Economics and second preference given to those majoring in Business Administration.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Robert J. Dole Scholarship

Established by the Robert J. Dole House Residential Assistants in 1985, and bolstered by numerous donors, this fund provides academic scholarships for an equal number of male and female residents of the Robert J. Dole House.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Robert J. Grover Graduate Student Scholarship

Established in 2005 by the Graduate Student Advisory Committee (GSAC) and supported by alumni and friends, this scholarship is awarded to graduate students with a minimum GPA of 3.75.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Robert Tabor Accounting Scholarship

Established by Robert Tabor in 1996 with contributions received in his honor, this fund provides scholarships for Juniors or Seniors who are majoring in Accounting based primarily on GPA favoring those with greatest financial need.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Robert W. Stauffer Fund

Established in 1984 by Robert Stauffer and amended in 1986 and again in 2017, this fund will be used for scholarships for members of the Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Roe R. Cross Distinguished Professors Scholarship

Established in 2006 by past and present Roe R. Cross Professors this scholarship honors the 27th anniversary of the Roe R. Cross Professorship award. Scholarships recipients are selected by the Roe. R. Cross Professors committee and must be entering their junior year.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Roe R. Cross Memorial Scholarship

Established by Katrina Cross in 1980 through a trust fund provided by her will, this fund provides scholarships for individuals studying in the field of economics or majoring in a School of Business program.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Roger Newell Memorial Scholarship

Established by Susan Newell in 1979, this fund provides scholarships to benefit the Varsity Baseball program at ESU.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Ron & Carol Ott Men's Athletics Scholarship

Established in 2020 by Ron Ott, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students who are male student-athletes.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Ron & Carol Ott Music Scholarship

Established in 2020 by Ron Ott, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students majoring in or participating in the music program.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department. Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Ron & Carol Ott Theatre Scholarship

Established in 2020 by Ron Ott, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students majoring in or participating in the theatre program.

Please complete the Emporia State Theatre Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Ron & Carol Ott Women's Athletics Scholarship

Established in 2020 by Ron Ott, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students who are female student-athletes.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Ron & Carol Swint Scholarship

Established in 1993 by Ron and Carol Swint, long-time supporters of Emporia State University athletics; this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students who are participating in the varsity men's basketball program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Ron & Debbie Sinclair Art Schoalrship

Established in 2021 by Ron & Debbie Sinclair, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students who are Art majors.

This scholarship is awarded by the Art department. Please complete the Department of Art Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.



Ron & Debbie Sinclair Scholarship

Established in 2018 by Ron & Debbie Sinclair, the purpose of this non-endowed Term Fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students majoring in business and art.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Ron & Shirley Slaymaker Family Scholarship

Established by Ron and Shirley Slaymaker in 1980, and amended in 2000, this fund provides scholarships for student athletes who are progressing towards graduation during their fifth year in school, have exhausted their playing eligibility, and are maintaining a minimum 2.5 GPA. First priority shall be given to members of the men's basketball team and second priority given to members of the women's basketball team. Furthermore, education majors who are interested in coaching are given priority over other majors.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Ron and Carol Ott Scholarship

Established in 2017 by Ron Ott, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students from Sedgwick or Greenwood counties in Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Ronald D. & Deborah D. Butts Scholarship

Established by Ronald and Deborah Butts in 1984, this fund provides academic scholarships for students majoring in Business, with first preference given to participants in intercollegiate athletics.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Ronald G. Wilson Scholarship

Established in 1986 by Ron Wilson, and amended in 2009, this scholarship provides meaningful assistance to students who qualify, with first preference to students studying pre-law and second preference to students majoring in any of the academic programs offered by the School of Business.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Ronald J. Greinke Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1994 by Ronald J. Greinke, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students who are majoring in Secondary Education and plan to teach in the field of Physical Science.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Ronald Loren Keith Scholarship

Established in 2007 by associate professor of physics Ronald Loren Keith, this scholarship supports students who are seeking careers in the teaching of physics.

This scholarship is awarded by the Physical Sciences department. Please complete the Department of Physical Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Ronald Q. & Jeanne C. Frederickson Theatre Arts Scholarship

Established by Dr. Ron Q. Frederickson, Professor of Communication and Theatre Arts and supported by friends, students and colleagues, both in memory of his wife Jeanne C. Frederickson and her dedication to the field she loved - children's literature - and in honor of his retirement, this fund provides scholarships for students who are majoring in dramatic arts.

Please complete the Emporia State Theatre Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Rosamond Hirschorn Music Scholarship

Originally established by Vickey Mai Beck in 1980, in memory and honor of her ESU alumna friend, Alice Jodi Lam, and later combined with the 1984 fund created in tribute to Rosamond Hirschorn, this fund provides academic scholarships for music majors with first preference given to voice majors.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department. Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship


Ross & Sonja Bjork Family Scholarship

The purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to a Football Student-Athlete majoring in Sports Leadership and recreation.


Rotary Club of Emporia Scholarship

Established by the Rotary Club in 1986, and amended in 1987, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students with first priority given to students who graduated from a Lyon County High School.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Roy & Mary Jo Gallup Family Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Roy & Mary Jo Gallup, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students pursuing an elementary education degree who have graduated from a small Kansas high school.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Roy & Maurine Johnson Scholarship

Established by Roy and Maurine Johnson in 1985, this fund provides scholarships for students who meet general scholarship requirements and are from Lyon, Chase, Morris, Coffee, or Greenwood counties.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Roy A. & Jean Stine Shields Scholarship

Established by Jean Stine Shields in 1973 in celebration of her love for Emporia State University, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Roy A. & Zella C. Norris Scholarship

Established by Roy and Zella Norris in 1974 in celebration of their love for ESU Athletics, this fund provides scholarships to academically worthy students, with preference being given to student-athletes.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Roy Wilford Riegle Memorial Scholarship

Established by Keith R. Riegle in 1988 in honor and memory of her beloved husband, Roy Wilford Riegle, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in the Social Sciences.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Roy Wilford Riegle, Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Established by Roy Wilford & Keith Roberts Riegle in memory of their beloved son and in recognition of their entire family who graduated from ESU, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in the Social Sciences and is restricted to students from the state of Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Roy, Ivol, & Charles Wilhite Scholarship

Established by Charles Wilhite in 1993 as a part of his continuing commitment to helping ESU students, to recognize his own academic background, and in memory of his parents who encouraged and supported his desire to obtain a college education; this fund provides scholarships for worthy students who are Business majors with a B average with preference given to those who are participating in Men's Basketball or Men's or Women's Track & Field or Cross Country.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Russ & Jeannie Jenkins Family Scholarship

Established by Russell Jenkins in 1980, and amended in 2016, this fund provides scholarships for students participating in the intercollegiate athletic program. It also receives gifts and pays expenses of its associated life insurance policy.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Russell & Myra Jones Scholarship

Established in 2007 by Russell and Myra Jones, this scholarship is a testament to the Jones family's belief in the importance of higher education. This fund provides scholarships for ESU students having a GPA between 2.75 and 3.50, who have attained junior or senior status, and who are graduates of a Kansas high school and are United States citizens.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Russell Burke Perkins Memorial Scholarship

Established by Duane Perkins in 1987 to honor the memory of his brother, Russell Perkins, this fund provides athletic scholarships for juniors and seniors with a 3.0 GPA participating in the track program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Russell Davis Art Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Russell L. Davis, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students majoring in Art or Art Education. The scholarship will be awarded to students who are majoring in Art or Art Education, have a minimum 2.0 GPA as an incoming freshman or as a transfer student, are maintaining a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 and maintain a minimum 3.25 GPA in Art courses and demonstrates financial need.

This scholarship is awarded by the Art department. Please complete the Department of Art Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Ruth F. Miller Anthony Scholarship

Established in 2009 by Paul & Margaret Miller, along with their children, this scholarship is to honor Paul's sister Ruth who was instrumental in ensuring that Paul had the opportunity to attend Emporia State University. Scholarship recipients must study English as an undergraduate with a minimum GPA of 2.9.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Ruth L. Aubuchon (Larsen) Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Milton Larsen through memorial gifts and with the support of Ruth Aubuchon's siblings, this scholarship reinforces Ruth's belief in the value of higher education and her support of Emporia State University. Scholarships will be awarded to full time students majoring in Elementary Education who graduated from a high school in Kansas.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Ruth M. Browning Memorial Scholarship

Established by Donald S. Miller in 2001 in memory of Ruth M. Browning to recognize her belief in the value of education. This fund provides scholarships for Business Education and/or Art Education Majors.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Ruth Schillinger Scholarship

Established in 1978 by Ruth Schillinger and SPURS and bolstered with a bequest from her estate, this fund provides scholarships for females who have been members of SPURS.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Ruth Somers Gilman Nursing Scholarship

Established by Ruth Somers Gilman in 1992, this fund will provide scholarships for nursing majors.

This scholarship is awarded by the Nursing department. Please complete the Department of Nursing Schoalrship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Sadie A. Jones Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1974 by the Sadie A. Jones Trust, this fund provides scholarships for students from Lyon County majoring in medical care, pre-med, or nursing. Preference shall be given to those dealing with blindness or deafness.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.


Saffer Family School of Business Scholarship

Established by Fred and Elizabeth Saffer in 1998, this fund provides annual scholarships for students who have graduated from a Kansas High School who meet general scholarship requirements and are earning a Business Administration degree in the School of Business.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.

 


Sam & Jeannene Hayes Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Sam & Jeannene Hayes, this fund provides scholarships for full-time undergraduate students in good academic standing.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Sammye Walker-VanderWall Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2012 in memory of Sammye Walker-VanderWall, and amended in 2013, this fund provides scholarships for full time students entering their junior or senior year at Emporia State University who are majoring in Art or Art Education with an emphasis in Ceramics.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Samuel Williams Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2009 by family and friends in memory of Samuel Williams, this scholarship celebrates his life and excellence in track and field. This scholarship shall be awarded to a student athlete in track and field with first preference given to international students from Côte d'Ivoire, second preference is given to those who are international students that are intercollegiate Track and Field athletes and third preference is given to those who are an intercollegiate student-athlete.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Sara & Jim Farley Scholarship

Established in 2004 by Sara & Jim Farley, this scholarship is to acknowledge and share the support they received while pursuing their degrees in higher education. Scholarships are awarded to incoming Freshman majoring in Liberal Arts, Fine Arts or Education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.

 


Sarah M. Fair Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1987 by Harold Fair, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students majoring in Business at Emporia State University.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.

 


Sarah R. Reed Beta Epsilon Chapter Beta Phi Mu Scholarship

Established by Beta Epsilon Chapter members of the Beta Phi Mu International Library Science Honor Society in 1976, this fund provides scholarships for worthy full-time students in the School of Library Science & Information Management.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Sawyer Family Athletic Scholarship

Established in 2018 by Bill & Linda Sawyer, the purpose of this term fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students participating in intercollegiate athletics.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Schallenkamp Leadership Scholarship

Established in 2000 by Kay and Ken Schallenkamp, and bolstered by more than 100 additional supporting donors, this fund provides scholarships to recruit exemplary students who have demonstrated leadership characteristics and who will graduate or have graduated from a Kansas high school.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Scotchy & Mildred Harkness Educational Scholarship

Established in 2012 by Darrell & Barbara Harkness who wish to support the youth of Council Grove, KS, and amended in 2019. The purpose of this Fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University students pursuing a degree in either Elementary or Secondary Education. First preference shall be given to an incoming freshman attending Emporia State University who has graduated from Council Grove High School, located in Council Grove, Kansas, if any.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.




Scott & Juli (Axelson) Osborn Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2019 by Scott & Juli Osborn, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students within the School of Business, preferably Accounting.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.

 


Scott A. Pickert Memorial Scholarship

Established by Jim and Helen Pickert in 1981with memorial contributions received in memory of their son Scott, this fund provides scholarships for students planning to enter medical school and who are currently enrolled in a pre-medical program.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Scott Family Scholarship for Art

Established originally in 1975 by Kenneth & Edna Scott, to honor the life of their daughter, Kay, and her love of music, this fund was later amended by Steven A. & Carla Scott and Nancy (Scott) Eastman, and renamed to honor the entire Scott Family. This fund provides scholarships to students demonstrating financial need, who have completed at least one academic year in higher education. It is the donor's desire that the recipient(s) be committed and driven to exploring the arts.

This scholarship is awarded by the Art department. Please complete the Department of Art Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Scott Family Scholarship for Music

Established originally in 1975 by Kenneth & Edna Scott, to honor the life of their daughter, Kay, and her love of music, this fund was later amended by Steven A. & Carla Scott and Nancy (Scott) Eastman, and renamed to honor the entire Scott Family. This fund provides scholarships to students demonstrating financial need, who have completed at least one academic year in higher education. It is the donor's desire that the recipient(s) be committed and driven to exploring the arts.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department. Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Secondary & General Counseling Fund

Established in 1981, this fund provides graduate assistantships in the fields of Secondary and General Counseling.

This scholarship is awarded by the Counselor Education department.  Please complete the Department of Counselor Education Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Selig-Lusk Family Scholarship

Established by the family of Emma (Selig) Lusk in 1980, this fund recognizes the many members of the Selig and Lusk families who attended ESU, and provides academic scholarships for outstanding students with first preference given to relatives of Emma. If no relatives qualify, scholarships will be awarded to students majoring in Music.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.




Serbian Scholars Fund

Established in 2016 by Andrew Smith, the purpose of this Fund is to encourage and support the exchange of scholars between Serbia and the United States. Scholarships will be awarded to students from Serbia (Serbian citizens and residents) who would like to study at Emporia State University in any degree program, or if none then for ESU students to study in Serbia. If no students qualify, then the award will provide support for faculty from Serbia to study, teach, or present at ESU, or faculty from ESU to study, teach, or present in Serbia.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Sertoma Club Nursing Scholarship

Established in 2015 by the Sertoma Club of Emporia, the term fund will provide scholarship assistance to outstanding Emporia State University nursing student who have a GPA of 2.5 or higher.

This scholarship is awarded by the Nursing department. Please complete the Department of Nursing Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Sertoma Club of Emporia Scholarship

Established by the Sertoma Club in 1985, and amended in 2014, this fund provides scholarships for students who are entering or attending Emporia State University and who have maintained a cumulative high school or college GPA of 2.5 or better.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Sharon & James Bagg Scholarship

Established by Sharon & James Bagg in 1980, this fund provides an annual award for music students. First preference is given to instrumental music majors whose major instrument is the organ. If none, second preference is for students who major is instrumental music.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department. Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship


Sheble Family Football Scholarship

Established by Frank, Tom and James Sheble in 1984 in celebration of their love of football, this fund provides scholarships for students from the Kansas counties of Johnson or Wyandotte who participate in the intercollegiate football program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Shepherd University Scholars

Established in 1994 by the Hershel and Augusta Shepherd family, and amended in 2012, this fund provides scholarships to Emporia State University's most outstanding students for use in their final two semesters. A University Honors Program faculty committee manages a rigorous and competitive selection process each spring to determine the recipients for the following year.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Shirley Marsh Memorial Scholarship

Established by Dr. William Clamurro, and family and friends of Shirley Marsh in 2003 as a lasting tribute to her appreciation of and commitment to education, and amended in 2018, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in a foreign language, with preference given to students pursuing a BSE in Spanish.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.




Shirley Squires McMahon Memorial Scholarship

Established by Viola Swank in 1996 in memory of her friend Shirley Squires McMahon, this fund provides scholarships for students in either Literature or Drama.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Shonrock Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2013 by President Michael and Karen Shonrock, this fund provides scholarships to undergraduate students with preference to those who are either first generation college students or are participating in the University Honors Program.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Sid & Pamela Symes Scholarship

Established by Sid and Pamela Symes in 1983 in celebration of their love of football, this fund provides academic scholarships for students participating in intercollegiate football who meet scholarship requirements and be recommended by the football coach as an athletic grant recipient.
 
This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.



Sigma Phi Epsilon Scholarship

Established in 1994 by Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity, and amended in 2011, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships for fraternity members and/or building & furnishing materials for an educational room in the fraternity house.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Sigma Pi Fraternity Scholarship

Established by the Sigma Pi Fraternity in 1977, this fund provides scholarships for initiated members or pledged to be a member of the Sigma Pi Fraternity and who maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Simmons Pet Food Inc. Business Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Simmons Pet Food, Inc., the purpose of this non-endowed fund is to provide scholarship assistance to students pursuing a degree in Business Administration and participating in athletics. Recipient(s) must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or above, and first preference will be to students from Lyon, Chase, Morris, Wabaunsee, Osage, Coffey and Greenwood counties in Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Simpson Mathematics Scholarship & Research Fund

Established in 1996 by Dr. William Simpson in memory of his father Dr. Karl Simpson, and amended in 2014, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in programs offered through the Department of Mathematics, who have a minimum 3.25 GPA, and who demonstrate financial need, commitment to his/her course of study, and potential for continued success in that academic area.

This scholarship is awarded by the Mathematics & Economics department. Please complete the Department of Mathematics & Economics Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Single Parents with Children Scholarship

Established in 2006 by Paula Sauder, and amended in 2014, this scholarship offers financial support to single parents who are pursuing a degree with Emporia State and have primary, sole or joint custody of their children, are maintaining a 2.75 GPA, and have completed 12 or more credit hours as an undergraduate, or 7 or more credit hours as a graduate student.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Skip Evans Men's Tennis Scholarship

Established by Charles "Skip" Evans in 2006, this fund shall provide scholarships to students participating on the men's tennis team. Eligible students will have a GPA of 2.5 or above and will display outstanding character and leadership attributes.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


SLIM Endowed Scholarship

Established in 1976 by the School of Library Science, and renamed in 2017, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in Library Science.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Smoky Valley Alumni Chapter Scholarship

Established by the Smoky Valley Alumni Chapter in 2004, this fund provides scholarships for students who graduated with a 2.5 GPA or higher from a Kansas high school in Saline, Ottawa, McPherson, Dickinson, Clay or Ellsworth Counties who are in their Junior or Senior year at Emporia State.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.

 


Soccer Scholarship

The Soccer Scholarship was established for the purpose of providing scholarships to student athletes who are members of the soccer team.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Sociology & Anthropology Scholarship

Established by Sociology & Anthropology as a departmental fund in 1981, and amended in 2001, to be used for scholarships only, this fund provides renewable scholarships for worthy students majoring in Sociology who are a Freshman with a minimum ACT score of 27 or a Sophomore, Junior or Senior with a minimum 3.5 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Sociology / Crime & Delinquency Studies Freshman Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by donors to the Sociology, Crime & Delinquency Studies Enhancement Fund.  Incoming freshmen majoring in Sociology or Crime & Delinquency Studies are eligible.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Sociology / Crime & Delinquency Studies Student Parent Scholarship

This scholarship is made possible by donors to the Sociology, Crime & Delinquency Studies Enhancement Fund.  Students majoring in Sociology or Crime & Delinquency Studies and who are also parents are eligible.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Softball Scholarship

Established prior to October 10, 2002 with contributions and formally established by the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students, regardless of major, who are members of the Softball team.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Sorouch Haddad Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Steve Haddad, this fund will provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students in the School of Business.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Sound Learning & Leadership Fund

Established in 1981 by the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity, and amended in 2013 & 2017, the purpose of this endowed fund is to provide scholarship support to students, thereby strengthening individual success and a quality brotherhood experience. The Scholarship Committee may award scholarships to initiated or uninitiated students who are active participants in undergraduate chapter affairs and are on the roster managed by the ESU Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life.

All students who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


South Central Kansas Alumni Chapter Scholarship

Established by Otis Smith of Wichita, KS in 2000, and amended in 2007, this fund provides scholarships for students who graduated with a 3.0 or higher GPA from a high school located in Sedgwick, Butler, Sumner, Kingman, Harvey or Reno Counties.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.

 


Southwest Kansas Association for Visually Impaired-Camp Mitchell Special Education Scholarship

Established in 2001 by the Southwest Kansas Association for the Visually Impaired, this fund will provide scholarships for existing teachers who are pursuing certification or re-certification to teach special education classes in Kansas. If no eligible teachers, second preference will go to either an undergraduate or graduate student whose intent is to teach special education in Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded by the Special Education - High Incidence faculty Please complete the Department of High Incidence Special Education Program Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Spartan Scholarship

Established in 1996, and renamed & revised in 2017, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships for incoming freshmen who graduated from Emporia High School and first preference to students participating in Theatre.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Special Education Scholarship

Established by the Student Council for Exceptional children in 1979, and amended in 2014, this fund provides scholarships for students seeking a credential (endorsement, licensure, etc.) in Adaptive Special Education at the undergraduate or graduate level and having a minimum GPA of 2.5.

This scholarship is awarded by the Special Education - High Incidence faculty Please complete the Department of High Incidence Special Education Program Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


St. Mary's Health Center Auxiliary Scholarship

Established by the St. Mary's Health Center Auxiliary in 1991, this fund provides scholarships for residents or graduates of a high school in Lyon County majoring in any of the pre-health-care career fields offered.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.




Stalcup/Elem/Danielson/Nelson Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Lynda L. & John A. Tobald, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students studying to become educators. The scholarship will be awarded to students who are pursuing a degree in either elementary or secondary education with first preference given to students from Republic, Cloud, Harvey, or Reno Counties, as these are the counties in which the Danielsons lived and worked. Second preference shall be given to students from Clay, Washington, Dickinson, or Mitchell Counties.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.

 


Stanbrough Family Scholarship

Established in 2018 by Mark & Wendy Stanbrough, The purpose of this Fund is to provide scholarship for undergraduate students with preference for students minoring in coaching education, who are graduates from a Kansas high school and are US citizens.

This scholarship is awarded by the Health, Physical Education, & Recreation department. Please complete the HPER Coaching Education Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


State Farm Agents Business Education Scholarship

Established in 2007 by State Farm Agents Tom Bottinger, Vern Goodman, Charles Hughes, Harvey Haeker and Nyle Salmans, this scholarship is awarded to freshmen or transfer students majoring in Business Education or Business Administration.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Stephen & Ann Knecht Basketball Scholarship

Established by Stephen and Ann Knecht in 1985, and amended in 2011, this fund provides scholarships to students with first preference to those participating in the intercollegiate basketball program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Stephen & Etta Williams Scholarship

Established in 1979 by Don E. Williams in honor of Rev. and Mrs. Stephen Williams, who were longtime friends and supporters of Emporia State, this fund provides annual scholarships for outstanding and worthy students participating in intercollegiate athletics.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Stephen & Karen Kohler Clegg Scholarship

Established in 2010 by Stephen & Karen Kohler Clegg, and amended in 2015, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships for juniors who are pursuing a secondary education degree with a major in Math or Science, have graduated from a Kansas High School, and have both financial need and a minimum 3.25 GPA. This scholarship is renewable for the recipient's senior year, provided all other criteria are still met. Commencing January 2016, five scholarships may be awarded annually to junior undergraduates and five awards to the continuing senior undergraduates.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.




Stephen Davis Student Opportunity Fund

Established by the Division of Psychology and Special Education in 1996 to commemorate the completion of Dr. Stephen Davis' presidency of the Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society, this fund provides scholarships and grants to students majoring in psychology to assist them with educational research, projects or opportunities beyond the classroom and based on additional criteria outlined in the gift agreement on file at the Emporia State University Foundation.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Stephen R. & Cheryl S. Williams Scholarship

Established in 2011 by Stephen and Cheryl Williams, and amended in 2017, this scholarship supports their belief in the importance of Teacher Education and is intended to provide students with an educational opportunity to become a classroom teacher. Recipients of this scholarship must be admitted into the teacher education program as an elementary and/or teacher education major.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Steve & Marilyn Owens Scholarship

Established by Steven and Marilyn Owens in 1983, and amended in 1993, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students who meet general scholarship requirements with first preference for area high school graduates, regardless of major, who have participated in athletics in junior or senior high and second preference for academic scholarships for students majoring in business and participating in intercollegiate athletics.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Steve & Monica Coen Scholarship

Established by Steve & Monica Coen in 2018, the purpose of this non-endowed fund is to provide support undergraduate students who are in need of financial assistance, with first preference to any student who has received a scholarship from the Cindy Coen Scholarship Fund at the South Central Kansas Community Foundation, second preference to students applying from Stafford County, Kansas, and third preference to students applying from Sedgwick County, Kansas.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.
 


Steven Younger Scholarship

Established by Steven Younger in 2002, this fund provides scholarships for students who have graduated from a Kansas high school with a 3.0 GPA or higher and who are pursuing a degree in the School of Business.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Stewart Family Scholarship

Established in 1981 thorugh a bequest from Nannie D. Stewart and supplemented with estate gifts from son Wilbur and daughter Mary, this fund provides scholarships to students majoring in elementary education or special education and who are residents of the state of Kansas. Preference shall be given to descendants of the Stewart family (first) and residents of Shawnee County (second).

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.




Stillman P. & Annette J. Vincent Scholarship

Established by Annette J. Vincent in 1984 to memorialize her husband, Stillman P. Vincent, a KSTC alum and retired professor of Social Sciences and Economics, and amended in 2002, this fund will provide scholarships for students pursuing a degree from the School of Business in Management, Marketing or Finance.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.




Student Teacher Education Scholarship Program

Established in 2009 with an initial gift from the Lattner Family Foundation, and bolstered by matching funds from donors and friends of The Teachers College, this scholarship offers financial assistance to a senior enrolled in the student teaching portion of the teacher education program who meets additional criteria outlined in the gift agreement on file at the Emporia State University Foundation.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Summervill Family Scholarship

Established in 2009 by John and Barbara Summervill, both trained educators with degrees from Emporia State, this scholarship shall be awarded to student-athletes, alternating male and female each year, who maintain good academic standing with the University.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Susan B. Anthony Scholarship

Established in 1981 by the efforts of Mary Headrick, former Counselor at ESU's Women's Resource Center, and other donors, this fund provides scholarships for students who demonstrate the greatest input into the growth and education of women at ESU, meets minimum GPA requirements and displays financial need.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Susan Ford Sims Family Scholarship

Established in 2020 by Susan & Joseph Sims, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students. The student must be pursuing a teaching degree. And within this pool of qualified candidates, first preference shall be given to any members of Sigma Sigma Sigma, and second preference may be given to any graduates of Olathe North High School.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.



Susan Worcester Menefee Music Scholarship

Established in 2018 by Hank Menefee, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students who may not have the necessary financial assistance to pursue a college education. First preference shall be given to a Lyon County High School graduate who is majoring in Music Education. Second preference shall be given to a student graduating from a Kansas high school who is majoring in Music Education. Third preference shall be to a student graduating from a Kansas high school who is majoring in Music.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.

 


Taylor Business Education Scholarship

Established in 2020 by Linda & Tuffy Taylor, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students. The scholarship will be awarded to senior Business Education majors who are approved for Phase I in their program and have graduated from a Kansas high school.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.



Teachers College Scholarship

Established in 2008, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships as The Teachers College and Dean deem appropriate.

This scholarship is awarded by The Teachers College. Please complete The Teachers College Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.”


Ted & Nate Hollembeak Scholarship

Established by Ted Hollembeak in 1983 in celebration of his support of tennis and renamed by his brother and sister-in-law, Hal and Milly Hollembeak, to include the memory of Teds' son Nate, this fund provides athletic scholarships with preference for those participating in either intercollegiate tennis or baseball.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Ted Fuller Memorial Union Scholarship

Established by the ESU Memorial Union Employees in 1984, and amended in 2000, to honor ESU graduate and former MU employee Ted Fuller who earned his BS degree from ESU in 1987 and who was a long time employee of the ESU Memorial Union until his death, this fund provides scholarships to students employed by or employees of the Memorial Union attending ESU based on the criteria outlined in the gift agreement on file at the Emporia State University Foundation.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Tennis Scholarship

Established prior to October 10, 2002 with contributions and formally established by the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students, regardless of major, attending or planning to attend who are members of the Tennis team.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Teresa L. Yount Fund for International Education

Established in 2018 by Brad Yount in memory of his late wife, Teresa L. (Prewitt) Yount. The purpose of this term fund is to provide operational support for the Office of International Education.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Terry & Mark Young Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Terry & Mark Young, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students who demonstrate financial need. First preference is for recipient(s) who have graduated from Hayden High School in Topeka, KS, with second preference for those recipients graduating from any Catholic high school.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Terry Westbrook Scholarship

Established by Terry Westbrook in 1980 with contributions received in his name, this fund provides scholarships for student athletes with first preference given to athletes participating in Men's Basketball, Football and Baseball.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


The Buchele Fund for International Travel Assistance for Honors Students

Established in 2014 by Marilyn & Ken Buchele, this fund will provide scholarships for Honors College members who are scheduled for international travel as part of their coursework in the Honors College with priority given to students demonstrating financial need.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


The Class of 1957 Reunion Scholarship

Established in 2007 by The Class of1957 this scholarship celebrates their 50th year reunion and supports their belief in the importance of higher education. Students majoring in Education are eligible to receive this scholarship.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.

 


The Dr. Charles C. & Nellie H. Underwood Scholarship

Established by Dr. Charles C. & Nellie H. Underwood in 1993, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding and deserving sophomores, juniors or seniors majoring in Nursing.

This scholarship is awarded by the Nursing department. Please complete the Department of Nursing Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


The Geitz Family Scholarship

Established in 2014 by Dr. James & Joan Geitz, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in Business, Education, Fine Arts or Nursing. The students must be residing in these Kansas counties before matriculation to Emporia State University: Lyon, Coffey, Osage, Chase, Morris or Greenwood and must be maintaining a 3.0 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.

 


The Grizz Family Scholarship

Established by Greg & Elizabeth Burger in 2017, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students who are pre-pharmacy majors with a minimum 3.5 GPA with first preference given to students who have graduated from a rural Kansas high school (defined as having a KSHSAA Classification of 1A, 2A or 3A and located outside the limits of any city having a population of more than 50,000).

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


The Harold & Amanda Scheibe & Phillip & Janet (Scheibe) Balsmeier Family Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Phillip & Janet Balsmeier in memory of Harold & Amanda Scheibe, this fund will provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergrad and graduate students who are high school graduates from Marshall County, KS, and are enrolled in the School of Business or the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


The Herb Wyrick - Elwood P. Dowd Actors' Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Herb Wyrick, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students working toward a Theatre degree and having a primary focus on acting, rather than (or in addition to) the technical aspects of theatre production.

Please complete the Emporia State Theatre Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


The Ilene Kleinsorge Accounting Scholarship

Established in 2016 by Ilene Kleinsorge, and amended in 2018, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students majoring in accounting who maintain a 3.0 or higher GPA.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


The Mel and Donna Storm Scholarship Fund

Established in 2015 by Dr. Melvin G. and Mrs. Donna Storm, this fund provides scholarships to graduate students (first preference) or undergraduate students in the Department of English. Graduate students must have at least a 3.25 GPA and undergraduate students must have at least a 3.0 GPA to qualify for the award; and in either case, a 3.5 GPA is required to maintain the award.

This scholarship is awarded by the English faculty. Please complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


The Patel Family Education Scholarship

Established in 2020 by Dipak Patel, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students who are pursuing a teaching degree and demonstrate financial need.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.



 


The Rubye E. Colton Scholarship

Established in 1994 by Rubye Colton with a bequest, and renamed and amended in 2017, this fund provides scholarships for Juniors or Seniors majoring in Business Education in support of the university's recruitment and retention efforts.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


The Villas at Emporia & Crossland Construction Company Scholarship

Established in 2009 by The Villas at Emporia and Crossland Construction Company to support their belief in the importance of higher education and to provide an educational opportunity to all students, this fund provides scholarships for full-time students who with a 3.0 GPA and have a current lease with The Villas at Emporia.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


The W. Clamurro Scholars International Study Fund

Established in 2000 by the ESU Department of English, Modern Languages & Journalism, the purpose of this Fund is to provide travel financial assistance to ESU students who travel abroad as part of ESU’s foreign study programs in Modern Language.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Theatre Patrons Scholarship

Established in 1982 by the Department of Speech & Theatre, this fund will provide scholarships for sophomores, juniors or seniors who shows promise in dramatic performance.

Please complete the Emporia State Theatre Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Theatre Scholarship Fund

Established as the Emporia Theatre Guild Fund and renamed and reactivated in 2018, this fund was originally established by the Theatre Department for Theatre Guild memberships and will now be used for scholarships for students participating in Theatre.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Theda Ashley Scholarship

Established by Theda Ashley in 1982 in recognition of the scholarship assistance she received at a critical point as a student, this fund provides scholarships to deserving students majoring in Family Sciences until there are no longer any, then graduate students majoring in academic programs offered by the School of Library and Information Management program.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Thelma A. James Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1971 by Thelma Amelia James, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in nursing.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Thomas Badger Memorial Scholarship

Established by Betty Badger in 1987 and bolstered by numerous donors given in memory of her husband Thomas, this fund provides academic scholarships for students majoring in the Social Sciences.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.

 


Thomas M. Iden Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1955 honoring Dr. Thomas M. Iden, and amended in 1999, this fund will provide scholarships for worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Thomas R. & Wilma K. Mummey Scholarship

Established in 1986 by Thomas R. & Wilma K. Mummey with the remainder interest of their trust fund, and amended in 2015, this fund provides annual scholarships for students majoring in Elementary Education who have maintained a 3.0 average, with preference for those who have declared a double-major, minor, or area of concentration in science.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.




Thomas Scholarship

Established in 2008 by Diane Thomas Mitchell Beatty in support of her belief in the importance of higher education, this scholarship shall be awarded to graduates who are majoring in Business and who are graduates of USD 252 which includes Hartford, Neosho Rapids, and Olpe, Kansas. The scholarship is renewable as long as a 3.0 GPA is maintained and their major is Business.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Thomas W. Butcher Memorial Scholarship

Established by Mary P. Butcher in 1954, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.

 


Tim & Lynn (Hein) Clothier Scholarship Fund

Established in 2005 by Tim & Lynn Clothier, and amended in 2007, this fund provides scholarships to student-athletes who are full-time incoming freshman with a 3.25 GPA or better.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Timothy Sharp Memorial Scholarship

Established by the faculty of the Art Department in 2001 in memory of Timothy Sharp who was pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in art.

This scholarship is awarded by the Art department. Please complete the Department of Art Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Tom & Betty Tholen Scholarship

Established by Tom and Betty Tholen in 1981 in celebration of their family's long association with ESU; Tom graduated in 1941 and served as a Life Trustee on the ESU Foundation from 1989 until his death in 2003, Betty received her degree in 1941 and all of their six children graduated from ESU. This fund provides academic scholarships for worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Tom & Sharon (Charlton) Soetaert Scholarship for Northern Heights High School

Established in 2020 by Tom & Sharon Soetaert, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Northern Heights High School students wishing to attend Emporia State University.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Tom & Sharon (Charlton) Soetaert Scholarship for The Teachers College

Established in 2020 by Tom & Sharon Soetaert, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students. Half of the award will go to students majoring in Elementary or Secondary Education, and the other half to students in any other major of the Teachers College.


Tom J. Muth Scholarship

Established in 2018 by Tom Muth, Jr., the purpose of this non-endowed fund is to provide scholarship assistance to graduate students in the School of Library and Information Management who demonstrate financial need.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Topeka/Shawnee County Scholarship

Established in 1981, this fund will provide scholarships for worthy students from Shawnee County, KS.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.




Track & Cross Country Scholarship

Established prior to October 10, 2002 with contributions and formally established by the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students, regardless of major, attending or planning to attend who are members of the track team or members of the cross country team.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Trenton D & Lucile L. Fagg Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2018 by Trenton D. & Lucile L Fagg, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to students interested in pursuing a degree in elementary or secondary education. The student must be from Rush, Lyon, Coffey, or Chase County (Kansas) or from the state of Montana, and must demonstrate financial need.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Troy Derley Scholarship

Established by Lester and Janet Derley in 2004 in honor of the memory of their son Troy who was passionate about athletics and participated in High School Football, Basketball, and Track and Field, this fund provides scholarships for student athletes who are members of the Track and Field team with first preference given to those who are graduates of a Kansas 1A-4A High School, second preference given to those who are graduates of a Kansas High School and competed in the Kansas State High School Track and Field Meet and if none eligible apply then those who are graduates of a Kansas High School and competed in Kansas High School Track and Field.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Trudi Benjamin Trio Scholarship

Established in 1993 by the Division of Academic Affairs, and amended in 2006, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships for active participants in the TRIO programs at Emporia State University.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Truman & Mary Lou Hayes Scholarship

Established by Linda Hayes Gerber and Daniel Truman Hayes in 1997 to honor the dedication of their parents, Truman & Mary Lou Hayes, to the Kansas State Teachers College, this fund provides annual scholarships for Freshman students interested in becoming teachers who meet general scholarship requirements and are earning a degree in Teacher Education.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Tubach-Garcia Spanish Scholarship

Established prior to 1981, this fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in Spanish.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Twila J. Stone Teaching Scholarship

Established in May 2006 by Lloyd and Twila Stone, this scholarship supports students preparing to teach in a public school. Preference is given to graduates of a public school in Lyon County; with second preference to graduates of a public school in Kansas.
 
This scholarship is awarded by The Teachers College. Please complete The Teachers College Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.”



Twila McNatt Larsen Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Milton Larsen in memory of his wife, Twila, this fund will provide scholarship assistance for undergraduate students in Elementary Education.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Tyson Allen Track and Field Scholarship

Established in 2021 by Tyson Allen, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University Track and Field student-athletes.


UNBOUND Gravel Academic Scholarship

Established in 2013 by Kristi & Tim Mohn and Jim Cummins, and amended in 2015, and 2121, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships for students who have completed the UNBOUND Gravel Academic Scholarship application and are maintaining a minimum 2.75 GPA.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


University Support Staff Dependent/Child Scholarship

Established by Classified Personnel in 1987 for their dependents, and amended in 2009, this fund provides annual scholarships to students enrolled at least half-time with a minimum 2.5 GPA for the fall semester to receive the spring award. A minimum 3.25 GPA is required to receive this scholarship for a subsequent academic year.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Utter Family Scholarship

Established in 2015 by Richard Utter, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students.  Recipients will be student who have graduated from Emporia High School in Emporia, KS.  If there are none eligible, then students of Lyon County, KS, and if none, then students from the State of Kansas.  Students must have a GPA of 2.5 or more and demonstrate financial need.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Valerie Symmonds Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2013 by Robert Symmonds in memory of his wife, Valerie, to recognize her belief in the importance of higher education and wishes to provide students with an academic opportunity, this fund provides scholarships for students who have actively been involved in the English Language Learners program at preferred high schools with a minimum GPA of 2.5.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Valeta J. & Warren E. Ives Scholarship

Established in 1996 by Valeta Jeffrey Ives, the fund will provide scholarships for students majoring in music education with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Available for graduates and undergraduate students.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department. Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Vera Mae Bowen Educational Scholarship

Established in 2007 by James and Jacquelyn Bowen, this scholarship honors James' mother Vera Mae Bowen by "helping send kids to college." Scholarships will be awarded to freshmen majoring in Education with preference to those who have graduated from Kansas high schools in either Brown or Jefferson Counties (first) or Douglas County (second).

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Victor C. Hiett Memorial Scholarship

Established by Mrs. Hiett in 1970 in memory of her late husband Victor, this fund originally benefited students studying Secretarial Science. In 2010 this scholarship was amended to provide awards for students majoring in Business.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Vincent J. & Wilma E. Bowman Family Scholarship

Established by Vincent Bowman in 1995, and amended in 2007, this fund provides academic scholarships for worthy, outstanding students with first preference given to Olpe High School graduates majoring in Elementary or Secondary Education, second preference given to Olpe High School graduates and if none, then graduate(s) of Burlington High School meeting the aforementioned criteria should be considered.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program. All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship. There is no additional application to complete.


Viola Conner Scholarship

Established according to the Last Will and Testament of Miss Conner to provide scholarships to female students in good standing enrolled in a pre-medical program of study.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Virgil A. & Winifred Basgall Scholarship

Established by Virgil and Winifred Basgall in 1987, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students with first preference for those majoring in a degree in the School of Business and second preference for those pursuing a degree in the Teachers College.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.

 


Virginia Endly Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2002 by the Merle Endly Estate, this fund provides full-ride scholarships for any student, regardless of major.

This scholarship has a unique application, which eligible students will see in their task list after completing the Emporia State University General Scholarship Application.


Virginia L. Smith Scholarship

Established by the Virginia Smith Charitable Family Trust in 2016, this non-endowed fund will provide scholarships for students eligible to participate in the University Scholarship Program who have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and a minimum ACT of 22. First preference will go to students from Wyandotte County in Kansas.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


Vivian & John Brock Theatre Education Scholarship

Established in 2018 by Michelle Opheim, The purpose of this Fund is to provide scholarship assistance to students majoring in Theatre Education at Emporia State University.

Please complete the Emporia State Theatre Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Volleyball Scholarship

Established in 2002 to support members of the volleyball team, this fund will provide scholarships for students who are members of the volleyball team, regardless of major.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


W. Brock & Mary A. Kretsinger Scholarship

Established by Mary Kretsinger in 1987 in honor of her husband W. Brock Kretsinger's 40th birthday and last amended in 2018, this fund provides scholarships for students who graduated from a Kansas high school and are majoring in Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology or Nursing. If not a Nursing/Pre-Nursing major, student must have a declared intent to attend medical school ("Pre-Medicine").

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.
 


W.D. Ross Memorial Scholarship

Established by Mrs. W.D. Ross in honor of the memory of her husband who spent his last 25 years as an American History teacher and as registrar and whose memory was legendary, this fund provides scholarships for students in Social Science, preferably one in American History.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.

 


W.H. & Jennie Singular Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1967, this fund will provide scholarships for male students, who are protestant, who are of strong moral character, and does not indulge in alcohol or tobacco.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.

 


W.W. Parker Family Scholarship

Established by Dr. Clark Parker and Ann McConnell Parker in 1989, this fund provides scholarships for students with preference given to those enrolled in the Teachers College with first preference given to those who attended Butcher School, graduated from High School in Emporia and second preference to those who attended Butcher, graduated from High School in Emporia, is a resident of Emporia and enrolled at Emporia State University.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program. If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding. No additional application is required.

 


Waldeck Family Football Scholarship

Established by the Waldeck Family in 1993, this fund provides scholarships to students participating in the football program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package. No additional application is required.


Wallace & Donna Marie Evans Scholarship

Established in 1996 by their son Charles "Skip" Evans to honor the lives and careers of Wallace and Donna Evans and their establishment of EVCO Wholesale Foods, and amended in 2005, this fund recognizes the family's connection to Chase County and their contributions to the Emporia business community. The annual scholarship will support students from Chase County with a preference to those majoring within the School of Business.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Walter & Elizabeth Butcher Scholarship

Established by Walter and Elizabeth Butcher in 1985, this fund provides academic scholarships for student athletes.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Walter & Vioda Jones Family Scholarship

Established by John & Gig Jones in 2017, the purpose of this fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students with preference to students who are juniors or seniors demonstrating financial need.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.
 


Walter E. & Ruth Myer Scholarship

Established in 1958 by former students, friends and colleagues of Walter E. Myer in memory and honor of a great teacher and to help perpetuate his interest and faith in an educated citizenry, this fund provides scholarships for undergraduate students who possess the zeal, ambition and ability to lift themselves above the level of the average and are majors in Social Sciences, Natural Sciences and Humanities.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.


Walter E. & Ruth Myer Scholarship for Debate

Established in 1958 by former students, friends and colleagues of Walter E. Myer in memory and honor of a great teacher and to help perpetuate his interest and faith in an educated citizenry, this fund provides scholarships for undergraduate students who possess the zeal, ambition and ability to lift themselves above the level of the average, are members of the Debate Team, and are majors in Social Sciences, Natural Sciences and Humanities.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Walter G. & Gloria M. Clark Accounting Scholarship

Established in 2013 by Walter G. Clark, ESU long-time retired business manager, this fund provides scholarships for students pursuing a degree in Accounting.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Wampler Family Fund

Established in 2019 by Jennifer & Bryan Wampler, the purpose of this non-endowed fund is to provide scholarship assistance to Emporia State University undergraduate students majoring in history or social sciences.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Ward H. & Lillian F. Overholt Scholarship

Established in 1986 by Ward Overholt, this fund will provide scholarships for outstanding students majoring in physical sciences.

This scholarship is awarded by the Physical Sciences department.  Please complete the Department of Physical Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


Ward W. Bassett Academic Scholarship

Established in 2009 through the Bassett Trust, this fund supports Mr. Bassett's belief in the importance of higher education and to provide an educational opportunity to students. Scholarship recipients must be a full time student in good academic standing with the University.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Ward W. Bassett Basketball Scholarship

Established by the Ward W. Bassett Estate in 2009, in support of his belief in the importance of higher education, this fund provides scholarships for full-time students who maintain the appropriate GPA, are a member of the intercollegiate basketball program, must meet the minimum NCAA eligibility requirements and is awarded based upon the recommendations of the Athletic Department.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Wayman Family Scholarship

Established by Charles and Elva Lee Wayman in 1994 in recognition of their commitment to the goals of Campaign 2000 and to recognize the family's connection to ESU and the community of Emporia, and amended in 2017, this fund provides scholarships to graduates of Emporia High School, with first preference given to students majoring within the School of Business.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Wayne & Mildred Saffer Scholarship

Established in 1995 by Fred R. and Elizabeth J. Saffer as their commitment to Campaign 2000 and amended in 2003, this fund provides academic scholarships for worthy and outstanding students regardless of academic major.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Wayne Reynolds Memorial Scholarship

Established by the Interfraternity Council in 1985 in memory of Wayne Reynolds and funded by a bequest from his estate in 2001, this fund provides scholarships in support of Emporia State's institutional scholarship program.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Wayne Reynolds Scholarship

Established by The Interfraternity Council of Emporia State University in 1985 in honor of Wayne Reynolds, this fund provides two scholarships, equally divided per semester to recipients determined by the Interfraternity Council with consultation from the Greek Advisor.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Wayne W. Osborn Memorial Scholarship

Established by George Osborn in 1988 in honor and memory of his brother, this fund provides scholarships for students who are dependents of United States Armed Forces Veterans who meet Emporia State's minimum academic standards; and if none are eligible then the scholarship will go to ROTC students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Webb/Rabas Creative Writing Fund

Formerly known as the Bluestem Press Fund, the Webb/Rabas Creative Writing Fund was originally established in 2003, and renamed and amended in 2019. The purpose of this fund is for supporting the operation of the Bluestem Press and/or any other operating needs of the Creative Writing Program including, but not limited to, printing, supplies, reading fees, writing workshops, conference fees and student scholarships.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Welford H. Diggs Memorial Scholarship

Established by Mary Jane & Warren Davis in 1988, this fund provides scholarships for Education majors.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Wesley G. & Leona G. Haney Scholarship

Established by Leona Haney Estate in 1982 with a bequest, this fund provides academic scholarships for worthy students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Wichita Chapter - Institute of Internal Auditors Scholarship

Established by the Wichita Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors in 2010, the purpose of this non-endowed fund is to award an annual scholarship to a business accounting major who is interested in internal auditing. This non-endowed scholarship will be an annual award of $500 with first preference for an accounting major with an interest in internal auditing. If none are available, second preference will go to general auditing or accounting majors. The award is to be presented at the Beta Alpha Psi spring banquet each year.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


Wilbur E. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Established prior to 1981 by Mrs. Wilbur E. Mitchell, this fund was originally set up to provide scholarships for students majoring in Industrial Arts, but since there is no longer an Industrial Arts program, it was amended in 2000 and will now be awarded to worthy students who have graduated from a Kansas high school.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Wilbur Reeser Scholarship

Established by Wilbur Reeser in 1987, this fund provides academic scholarships for students participating in the intercollegiate athletic program with first preference given to participants in the men's basketball program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Wiley E. & Rose Alberg Scholarship

Established by Rose Alberg in 2000 with memorials received in honor of her husband Wiley E. Alberg, this fund provides annual scholarships for worthy students who are participants in the sport of Men's Basketball.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Wilhilma "Billie" Engler Memorial English Scholarship

Established by Nadine Nagle in 1988 in memory of her sister and bolstered by numerous donors, this fund provides scholarships for students majoring in English with first preference given to students who are members of the Sigma Sigma Sigma Sorority.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Willard Kauzer Scholarship

Established in 1993 by Williard Kauzer in recognition of his sister Adelaide M. Kauzer, a distinguished professor in the School of Business, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding business majors.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Willard O. & Laura Stibal Scholarship

Established by Trisha Lee in 1993 in honor of her parents Willard O. and Laura Stibal and bolstered with contributions from several members of the Stibal family and many friends, and amended in 2018, this fund provides scholarships for Elementary Education majors with at least a 2.6 GPA with first preference given to those participating in the intercollegiate men's or women's basketball programs.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


William "Bill" & Ethel Gray Psychology Department Fund

The William "Bill" & Ethel Gray Psychology Department Fund has been established for the purpose of assisting the Psychology Department in its mission to Emporia State University.


William & Dorothy Schlicher Scholarship

Established by Dorothy and William Schlicher in 1984, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding and worthy students who are from middle or lower income families and who demonstrate financial need, with preference for students with cumulative GPA averages between 2.5 and 3.0. Financial need will be considered first over academic standing with first preference given to those who have graduated from public, private or parochial schools in Pennsylvania and second preference to any student who meets the listed criteria.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


William Bacon Scholarship

Established in 1993 by William Bacon with a bequest from his estate, this fund provides scholarships and financial assistance to worthy and outstanding students who are preparing to become teachers through The Teachers College.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


William C. & Stella Krug Memorial Scholarship

Established by Bill Krug in 1997 to honor his parents, William C. and Stella Krug, and his life long involvement in education of Kansas youth and amended in 1998, this fund provides annual scholarships for worthy students who maintain a minimum high school GPA of 2.5. First preference is given to graduates of Medicine Lodge High School with financial need. Second preference is given to any Kansas High School graduates with financial need.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


William E. (Bill) Kimble Biological Sciences Scholarship

Established by William E. Kimble in 1999 in celebration of his life while a student at ESU, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding and worthy with first preference given to a freshman student who declares a major in Biology and renewable for four years as long as they continue pursuing a degree in Biology and maintains a minimum 3.0 GPA.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


William F. Phillips & Vernita Rich Memorial Scholarship

Established by Everett Rich and family in 1954, and amended in 2008, this fund is a tribute to the illustrious and dedicated career of teaching and education of Vernita Rich. This fund provides scholarships for worthy full-time students who are majoring in Social Sciences or Special Education.

This scholarship is awarded by the Social Sciences department.  Please complete the Department of Social Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


William H. & Eulalia K. Seiler Scholarship

Established in 1992 by William H. Seiler in honor of his 35 years of dedicated service to his students, discipline and the University and in recognition of the thousands of lives he touched and his positive influence as a student mentor, and in memory of his beloved wife, Eulalia, this fund provides scholarships for worthy and outstanding students with first preference given to outstanding students majoring in History and second preference given to outstanding students majoring in any of the academic areas within the Division of Social Sciences.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


William H. Hobbs & Samaria Jenkins Hobbs Memorial Scholarship

Established by Helen Hobbs in 1959 to provide scholarships for carefully chosen girls who plan to specialize in English or Speech and plan to teach.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


William Heber & Hattie Cochran Keller Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1983 by Margaret Humphrey in memory of her parents, this fund will provide scholarship for students majoring in Math or English.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


William I. & Marjorie (Van Gundy) Pyle Scholarship for Nursing

Established by Marjorie Pyle in 2002 in memory of her husband William, and amended in 2017 to include Marjorie's name and again in 2020 to adjust the criteria, this fund shall be used to provide scholarships for worthy students majoring in Nursing who are classified as a Junior or Senior.

This scholarship is awarded by the Nursing department.  Please complete the Department of Nursing Schoalrship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


William I. & Marjorie (Van Gundy) Pyle Scholarship for Physics

Established by Marjorie Pyle in 2002 in memory of her husband William, and amended in 2017 to include Marjorie's name and again in 2020 to adjust the criteria, this fund shall be used to provide scholarships for worthy students pursuing a degree in Physics or Physics Teacher Education.

This scholarship is awarded by the Physical Sciences department.  Please complete the Deparment of Physical Sciences Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.


William J. & Aloha F. Preston Scholarship for Accounting

Established in 1981 by William & Aloha Preston, this fund will provide scholarships for worthy accounting students meeting certain criteria, who shall be known as the Preston Scholars.

All students who complete the Emporia State General Scholarship Application and who meet eligibility requirements will be considered for this scholarship.  There is no additional application to complete.


William J. & Aloha F. Preston Scholarship for Athletics

Established in 1981 by William & Aloha Preston, this fund will provide scholarships for students participating in women's intercollegiate athletics.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Willie & Joan Knox Athletic Scholarship

Established in 1981 by Willie & Joan Knox, this fund will provide scholarships for outstanding students participating in the intercollegiate basketball program.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Willis "Race" Bennett Scholarship

Established in 1988 by Willis "Race" Bennett, a 1937 graduate from Emporia State University and owner of Brown Bennett Funeral Home in Cottonwood Falls, this fund provides scholarships for outstanding students.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Wilma Fritzemeier Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1981 as the Mission Valley High School Scholarship, and renamed in 1994 to honor Wilma Fritzemeier, this fund will provide scholarships for students who participate in the performance groups of the Division of Music, with special consideration given to graduates of Mission Valley High School.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship


Winona M. Atyeo Davis Scholarship

Established in 1993 by Winona Davis, this fund will provide scholarships for those students majoring in any of the programs offered through the ESU Division of Music.Established in 1993 by Winona Davis, this fund will provide scholarships for those students majoring in any of the programs offered through the ESU Division of Music.

This scholarship is awarded by the Music department.  Please complete the Department of Music Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship


Women's Basketball Scholarship

Established prior to October 10, 2002 with contributions and formally established by the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics, this fund provides scholarships for worthy students, regardless of major, attending or planning to attend who are members of the women's basketball team.

This scholarship is awarded to student-athletes in support of their talent-based athletic recruitment package.  No additional application is required.


Xi Phi Leadership Fund

Established by the Xi Phi Leadership Honorary Fraternity in 1981, this fund provides for the annual Xi Phi Leadership Retreat with second preference given for scholarships awarded on the basis of leadership qualities.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.


Zach Kindler Coaching Education Fund

Established in 2018 by Mark & Wendy Stanbrough, the purpose of this term fund is to provide scholarship assistance to students who meet these criteria: minoring in coaching education; grade point average of 2.5 or above; graduate of a Kansas high school; and are a current resident of the United States of America.

This scholarship is awarded by the Health, Physical Education, & Recreation department.  Please complete the HPER Coaching Education Scholarship Application in order to be considered for this scholarship.”


Zelma West Hall Teaching Scholarship

Established in 2005 by Linda Jesseph, this scholarship honors the teaching career of Zelma West Hall, a KSTC graduate. Scholarships are awarded to students enrolled in The Teachers College pursuing a degree in teacher education, with preference given to students from specific Kansas counties.

This scholarship is awarded in support of Emporia State’s institutional scholarship program.  If you meet the criteria you will automatically be considered as a possible recipient of this funding.  No additional application is required.