Scholarships


Scholarship Typed on TypewriterWichita Professional Communicators (WPC) is a dynamic network of professionals across the communications spectrum. We work in advertising, digital media, editing, graphic design, journalism, marketing, photography, public relations, public speaking, writing and more. WPC offers an annual scholarship to students pursuing degrees in these fields of study at Wichita area colleges and universities.

Complete applications must be submitted by Monday, March 1, 2021, to be considered for our 2021 scholarship of $2,000. The award will be presented to the winning candidate in spring 2021 at a WPC meeting and is intended for the ’21/’22 academic school year. Besides the monetary award, the scholarship recipient will receive a one-year membership in WPC and its affiliated state and national organizations, Kansas Professional Communicators and National Federation of Press Women.

Apply for the 2021 Wichita Professional Communicators Scholarship

Requirements for a complete application:

  • Online application
  • Copy of transcript (unofficial)
  • One letter of recommendation
  • Three or more samples of your collegiate and professional work
  • Short essay (300 words) stating how you, as a future member of WPC, could use your unique skills and interests to enhance WPC’s outreach through its website, fundraising activities or membership recruitment.
For questions or more information, contact WPC Scholarship Committee co-chairs Wilma Moore-Black at Wilma.black@wichita.edu or Judy Conkling at judyconkling@gmail.com.