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The CGSC Foundation offers a competitive Scholarship Program open to high school seniors who will begin their college studies in the next fall and for undergraduate college students in the first three years of their studies (freshman through junior) returning to school.

Immediate family and grandchildren of Life Members of the Foundation’s Alumni Association are eligible to apply for a scholarship. (Life Membership to the Foundation Alumni Association is $250 – Click here to join)

All valid applications will be evaluated by an impartial committee with no relationship to any of the applicants, and the application will be evaluated with names removed. Judging will occur in March and the winners will be announced in April 2023.

The Foundation will award at least one $1000 cash scholarship and one $500 scholarship to high school students beginning their college studies and at least one $1000 cash scholarship and one $500 scholarship to students who are continuing their college education.

Additionally, the CGSC Foundation, with the generous support of Park University, will also award up to three $5,000 scholarships to Park University. The Park University scholarships are for full-time students for the academic year (the award will be split between the fall and spring semesters). These scholarships can be renewed for up to three years at Park University’s discretion if recipients maintain full-time status, have a 3.0+ GPA, and demonstrate satisfactory academic progress. (Note: This Park University scholarship cannot be combined with any other Park University scholarship.)

Colonel Stephen E. “Brownie” Brown

Colonel Stephen E. “Brownie” Brown

A new scholarship program offering in 2023 is the Colonel Stephen E. “Brownie” Brown Scholarship which will award scholarships up to $5,000 for selected applicants. The Colonel Stephen E. “Brownie” Brown Scholarship is named in honor of a U.S. Marine officer who retired from active duty in February 2009 and became an instructor at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College in 2010. Due to medical complications from Spinocerebellar Ataxia (SCA), Brown retired from teaching at CGSC and currently lives in Stillwell, Kansas. His network of lifelong friends approached the CGSC Foundation to establish the scholarship in Brown’s name to honor his lifetime of service and their friendship. Read the announcement here.

In the application, students may apply for any or all of the scholarships as they desire – Foundation cash scholarship, Park University scholarship or the Colonel Stephen E. “Brownie” Brown scholarship.

2023 CGSC Foundation Scholarship Program timeline:

  • Application Submission Window: Jan. 3 – midnight March 15, 2023
  • Judging: March 16-31, 2023
  • Announcement of Winners: on/about April 13, 2023

Questions? – Contact Lora Morgan, CGSC Foundation Director of Operations –
email: or ph: 913-651-0624

The application for 2023 scholarships will be posted here on Jan 3. 2023

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