The Student Involvement and Leadership Center, Nontraditional Student Services administers the award process for Nontraditional student Endowment and Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) scholarships. Below are descriptions of each scholarship awarded:
Peedee Brown Award — Undergraduate students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, full or part-time enrollment. Preference is given to an unmarried custodial parent.
Mary C. Breakey Award — Graduate or undergraduate female, Kansas resident, 1-6 credit hour enrollment only.
Soad El-Hodiri Award — Undergraduate only, male or female, full or part-time enrollment.
Paula Gottdenker Award — Graduate or undergraduate female, age 50 or older, unmarried, full or part-time enrollment.
EOF Nontraditional Student Leader/Veteran Need Scholarship — Undergraduate only, enrolling in 6 or more credit hours for Fall 2017. Demonstrate significant contributions to campus and/or community.
Guidelines and applications will be available on March 1st, 2018 and will be due on March 26, 2018 at 5PM electronically or to the SILC office. With the exception being the Peedee Brown Award, all scholarships require financial need (filling out a FAFSA with Financial Aid) as a primary criterion. Scholarships that require financial need as a primary criterion will need a FAFSA packet filled out with the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships as part of the application process. The amount and number of awards may vary each year. A selection committee will determine who will be awarded and the amount to be awarded to each selected applicant. For more information contact SILC at 785-864-4861.