Kurt Budke Scholarship

(3) $1,000 scholarships

High school graduates that will be at least a college sophomore or above, that are attending one of the following schools:

  • Louisiana Tech University
  • Oklahoma State University
  • Washburn University
  • Wichita State University


  • Applicants must be a full-time student in at least 12 hours per semester of the previous school year.
  • Applicants cannot participate in intercollegiate athletics or have the intention to participate in intercollegiate athletics
  • Applicants working on their master’s degree are eligible to apply
  • Applicants must demonstrate a financial need (whether that be lack of sufficient funding or multiple siblings in school at the same time)
  • Applicants must demonstrate leadership and will submit an essay explaining why leadership is important and what kind of leader they aspire to be (3 pages or less)
  • Applicants must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA
  • Applicants must provide a letter of reference

This award is not renewable.