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Galen and Brenda Schawe Scholarship Fund

Eligibility & Requirements

  • Must be a student of Wichita West High
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale

Award Details

This $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior from Wichita West High in Wichita, Kansas with a financial need who wishes to pursue technical training or academic studies. The Wichita Community Foundation is responsible for the investment, administration and governance of the Galen and Brenda Schawe Scholarship Fund.


The application must be electronically submitted by noon on March 31, 2021. No exceptions.


Essays (250 words maximum for each question)


This scholarship is awarded based on financial need, so you’ll need to qualify and attach your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or SAR (Student Aid Report). FASFA is approximately 10-15 pages, while the SAR is 3-5 pages. Either submission must reflect financial information.


Must include the following
  • Community activities, including volunteering, you have participated in along with offices you have held and any special honors you may have received
  • Share how long you have been involved in any community activities
  • Work experience you have had in the past four years, including your length of employment

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