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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 returning to school.

Immediate family (children, grandchildren and spouses) 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)

The window for the 2024 CGSC Foundation Scholarship Program opened Jan. 8 (Read the announcement here.) and closed March 15. All valid applications were evaluated by an impartial committee with no relationship to any of the applicants, and the applications were evaluated with names removed. Judging occurred in March and the winners were announced May 3, 2024.

The Foundation awarded five cash scholarships: one $5000, one $1000, and one $500 to high school students beginning their college education; and one $1000 and one $500 scholarship to students who are continuing their college education. Park University awarded three $5000 scholarships for qualified applicants. 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. This Park University scholarship cannot be combined with any other Park University scholarship.

Colonel Stephen E. “Brownie” Brown

Colonel Stephen E. “Brownie” Brown

This is the second year of the Colonel Stephen E. “Brownie” Brown Scholarship which provides one scholarship for $5,000 to a high school senior preparing to enter college. 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 original announcement here.

Students had the choice to apply for one or both of the scholarships – CGSC Foundation cash scholarship or the Park University scholarship – by checking the boxes in the application.

2024 CGSC Foundation Scholarship Program timeline:

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

Click here to learn about the 2024 scholarship recipients.

The application window for 2024 is closed.

Details for the 2025 Scholarship Program will be announced in fall 2024.

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