Financial Aid and Scholarships

Kentucky Wesleyan adopts tuition model that includes textbooks

Kentucky Wesleyan College has announced another significant investment in student success with the inclusion of textbooks into full-time, on-campus tuition costs beginning in fall 2022. “At Wesleyan, student success is our top priority, and this effort is another step toward ensuring students have all the tools they need to be successful from day one,” said…

Kentucky Wesleyan College Announces Commonwealth Commitment

Kentucky Wesleyan College announced today the Commonwealth Commitment, a unique affordability opportunity for residents of Kentucky.  Beginning in fall 2022, the Commonwealth Commitment will meet 100% of tuition for every first-time, full-time Kentucky student with a minimum 3.0 grade point average who is Pell eligible in their first year. Using all federal student aid programs, state…

Making History: First Rogers Fellow to Graduate

Brooklyn Stepro ’19Green Valley High School Henderson, Nev.Major: Political Science and HistoryAccepted to University of Nevada, Reno-Master of Public Administration program Brooklyn Stepro made history when she received her diploma at Wesleyan’s 151st Commencement on April 27 as the first Rogers Fellow to graduate from the College. A member of the initial group of Rogers…

Apply Today – Pyles Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers

Kentucky Wesleyan College awards six scholarships of $4,000 per year to aspiring teachers. The Pyles Scholarships are made possible through the generosity of Luellen Pyles, a 1944 graduate of Kentucky Wesleyan, who taught English and Spanish in Ohio and Kentucky public schools from 1944 – 1953.  Pyles, a Maysville resident who passed away in December 2014, was…

Wesleyan Welcomes More Than 100 Guests for Wesleyan Scholars Weekend

Kentucky Wesleyan College hosted 35 students and their families for the annual Wesleyan Scholars Weekend (formally known as the Brown Scholarship Competition). These students were selected based on their academic credentials and rank among the top students in their applicant class.

Kentucky Wesleyan’s Diane Earle Honored with Endowed Scholarship

Kentucky Wesleyan College and the Owensboro community honored and surprised Dr. Diane Earle at Opening Convocation on Aug. 31 with the announcement of an endowed scholarship for music students in her name. Funds for the Dr. Diane Earle Endowed Scholarship were raised by college and community members.

Kentucky Wesleyan College receives $30,000 gift

Contribution from Lydia Dorman ’82 to benefit General Scholarship Fund Lydia Dorman, senior vice president of human resources for The Coca-Cola (Japan) Company in Tokyo, and a 1982 telecommunications graduate of Kentucky Wesleyan College, has contributed $30,000 to the school’s General Scholarship Fund, as announced by President Barton D. Darrell.  She began her career with…

Kentucky Wesleyan Offers a Smooth Transition for St. Catharine Students

We at Kentucky Wesleyan College are sorry to hear about the closing of St. Catharine College. We believe in the small, liberal arts experience, and we are committed to a smooth transition for any St. Catharine student wishing to complete a degree at Kentucky Wesleyan. 

Kentucky Wesleyan receives $100,000 gift

Contribution from Michael E. Horn to benefit General Scholarship Fund Kentucky Wesleyan College announces the receipt of a gift of $100,000 from Michael E. Horn to benefit the school’s General Scholarship Fund.  This time last year, the Horn Family Foundation made a similar gift to the College. 

KWC sponsoring Scholars Academy

By Keith Lawrence Messenger-Inquirer May 10, 2016 High schools students who are completing their junior year this month are eligible to apply for Kentucky Wesleyan College’s Scholars Academy.