Wildcat Weekly
April 17, 2018
From leadership
The Office of the Provost announces an internal search for the interim chief executive officer and dean of K-State Polytechnic. This position is open to current employees of Kansas State University. The application deadline is April 27 with campus interviews anticipated to take place shortly thereafter.
News and research
Professional pilot students at  Kansas State Polytechnic have a new opportunity to directly connect with their industry and secure employment before graduation through a recently signed agreement with Republic Airline. 
Verna M. Fitzsimmons has accepted the position to serve as the  next president of Higher Education Resource Services , or HERS. 
Student Governing Association Meeting
Tuesday, April 17 at 8 p.m., CCCR
Open House Feedback Session
Thursday, April 19 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Tech Center 163 (Faculty & Staff Only)
Awards and Recognition Banquet
Thursday, April 19 at 6 p.m., CCCR
Scholarship opportunities
Study Abroad
If you are interested in studying abroad in the Summer 2018 semester, the $5,000 Gilman scholarship is now open. Applicants must be a U.S. citizen who is pell grant eligible and who will do a study abroad program that is longer than 3 weeks. Contact the Office of Study Abroad on the Manhattan campus or visit  https://www.gilmanscholarship.org/program/program-overview/.
Air Traffic Control Association awards 10 scholarships worth $75,000 to aviation students. Available to both part-time and full-time students. DEADLINE: May 1
Sophomore Students
The ACT Foundation is offering the ACT Second Year scholarship. It is available to those students who will be sophomores in 2018-2019. DEADLINE: May 1
Kansas Residents
The Board of Regents offers scholarships to Kansas residents. K-State Polytechnic students have received the Kansas State Scholarship, Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship and the Kansas Military Service Scholarship in the past. Deadline to apply is May 1
Regional Airline Association is offering four $4,000 scholarships to aviation students. Must have a minimum 2.5 GPA. DEADLINE: May 7
The Paul A. Whelan Aviation scholarship is a $2,000 scholarship open to any aviation major. Must be a sophomore or higher with a minimum GPA of 2.5. DEADLINE: May 15
Pilot Students
AOPA is offering a number of scholarships for students to use for flight costs. There are scholarships for primary flight training and advance ratings (instrument, commercial, CFI, CFII, multi) DEADLINE: May 2
Summer School Students
Thinking of attending KSU this summer? Once you have enrolled in all of your summer classes, fill out the Summer Financial Aid Application and get it submitted. We will determine if you have any financial aid (or scholarships) available to you this summer.
Campus life
The First Generation Spotlight celebrates individuals on the Polytechnic Campus who were the first in their family to achieve the accomplishment of a bachelor's degree.
The City of Salina is contracting with Midwest Recycling Center to provide free electronics recycling. The event will be held Saturday, May 5 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the East Crawford Recreation Area off Markley Road.  
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