Scholarship Application

Scholarship Application
Manufacturing Scholarship Application Wichita Manufacturers Association 2
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Apply for a Manufacturing Scholarship

Students planning to study manufacturing at any technical college, community college or state college/university in Kansas are invited to apply for a scholarship from the Wichita Manufacturers Association (WMA). The application deadline is February 20, 2023. Awards will be announced April 4, 2023 and awarded May 25, 2023.

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Applicant Requirements

To qualify for a WMA Scholarship, the applicant must:

  • Be (or anticipate being) a High School or General Education Diploma graduate
  • Be enrolled full-time (defined as 12 or more credit hours or clock hour-equivalents), or be enrolled part-time (defined as six to 12 credit hours or clock hour-equivalents) while simultaneously employed in manufacturing
  • Attend a university, community college, or technical college in the State of Kansas
  • Be a legal resident of Kansas and a US Citizen or legal US Resident with Green Card
  • Be pursuing a manufacturing related field of study, some examples include:
    • Accounting and Management or Marketing (with interest in a manufacturing-related career)
    • Aviation Maintenance/Mechanic
    • Drafting – AutoCAD, CATIA
    • Engineering
    • Machine Operator/Programmer
    • Procurement/Purchasing
    • Quality Control/Quality Assurance
    • Welding
  • Be interested in pursuing a career in South Central Kansas with a manufacturing company
  • Have (if a previous scholarship recipient) a 3.0 GPA or better in their major field and an overall GPA of 2.5 or better

Scholarship Application

  • Application
  • Brief Essay (300 Words)
  • All Applicable Transcripts (Original, Certified Documents Not Required)