Dana Winkler Scholarship Program 2020

2020 Dana Winkler Scholarship Application

Each year, Wichita Federal Credit Union (WFCU) awards up to eight $1,000 scholarships to qualified applicants for the following fall semester. This year, the scholarship amount is $2,000 thanks to a grant from the Heartland Credit Union Charitable Foundation. The volunteers of the Scholarship Committee review scholarship applications and determine scholarship recipients.

If you are interested in applying for the scholarship, please follow the instructions below.


Applicants must meet the following criteria prior to applying for a scholarship:
1)   Must be a current member of WFCU for a minimum of twelve (12) months, and account must be in good standing.
2)   Must be between 15-25 years of age, and either a graduating high school senior or full-time undergraduate college student enrolled in a post-secondary school.
3)   Must have at least a 3.0 grade point average.
4)   Previous recipients of the Dana Winkler Scholarship should note that you cannot receive this scholarship more than twice in succession. For example, if you were awarded a scholarship in 2018 and 2019 you are not eligible for the 2020 award. However, you are encouraged to apply again in 2021.
5)  WFCU employees, officials, and immediate family members (spouse or domestic partner, child, step-child, or sibling) are not eligible.


Application Process

To receive an application: 
1)   Online - Download and print the application here: Scholarship Application
2)   Call - 316.941.0600 to request an application to be mailed or e-mailed to you


To submit an application and required documents:

Upon completion, the application and required documents must be submitted in their entirety electronically - online or via email:
1)     Upload  (Preferred method) - Upload all materials below.
2)     E-mail (If not able to upload) - All materials to wfcuscholarships@wichitafcu.com  

All applicants will be contacted in May 2020.  Good luck to each of you!

Note on Transcripts: Colleges and/or Universities may elect to send transcripts directly to Wichita Federal Credit Union, Attn.:  Heather Rice, Scholarship Coordinator, 9835 E. 21st St N., Wichita, KS  67206


  If you are unable to submit online or email, please call 316.941.0621.

Application and required documents submission deadline is 

April 1, 2020 by 11:59 pm CST.

Submissions are time-stamped and will not be accepted after the deadline.

First and Last Names must be on all pages submitted.