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Steve & Monica Coen Scholarship

An opportunity for students in need-based situations

The Steve & Monica Coen Scholarship will be awarded to students who come from underrepresented populations, students raised in poverty, those struggling to attend college because of family situations, those at-risk, and/or non-documented students.

Steve Coen received a B.S.B. in Business Administration from Emporia State University in 1976. While a student at ESU he was involved in Associated Student Government and the Blue Key Honor Fraternity. He received a Juris Doctorate in 1980 from Washburn University. He is the President/CEO of the Kansas Health Foundation in Wichita, KS. Steve and his wife Monica have committed their lives to improving the health of Kansans, particularly the underserved, and have a passion for helping those who may not have the financial resources to pursue a dream in higher education.

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Student must be:
    • From Stafford County, KS or;
    • From Sedgwick County, KS or;
    • Recipient of the Cindy Coen Scholarship Fund at South Central KS Community Foundation.
  • Meet at least one of the descriptors on the application
  • Have financial need

This is scholarship is available for incoming or current undergraduate students at ESU. Deadline: February 28, 2020

Download the application here: Steve & Monica Coen Scholarship.pdf