Endowed Scholarships

The endowed scholarships at Capitol Technology University reward continuing, full-time students with a 3.0 GPA with funds donated by generous businesses, foundations and individual donors. The donors have established their own criteria and requirements, such as academic merit or financial need. Scholarship awards and amounts vary and are not automatically renewed.

Continuing students interested in applying must submit a completed scholarship application with a typed essay on an assigned topic between March 1st and March 31st before the academic year they want to be considered for an endowed scholarship. One application found on MyCapitol encompasses these scholarships:


Alcatel USA Scholarship

Anonymous Foundation Scholarship

Anthony and Anna L. Carozza Foundation Endowed Scholarship

Carl and Sandra English Endowed Scholarship

Charles and Helen DeVore Memorial Scholarship

Frederick J. Berger Scholarship

France-Merrick Foundations Scholarship

George I. Alden Trust Scholarship

H. Brian Thompson Scholarship

Hal and Kay Scholl Family Scholarship

Homer Gudelsky Memorial Scholarship

JDSU Scholarship

John and Beverly Puente Scholarship

Leonard Jarrell Memorial Scholarship

LTC Lawrence D. Sites Scholarship

M & T Bank Foundation Scholarship

Micros Systems, Inc. Scholarship

Motorola Foundation Scholarship

Northrop Grumman Foundation Scholarship

Northwest Iowa Telephone Company, Inc. Scholarship

Rietzke Scholarship

Thomas Capshaw Memorial Scholarship

Vitro/Wayne Shaffer Scholarship

W. Waverly Webb/ Prince George’s County Young Men’s Educational Foundation, Inc. Scholarship

Walter N. and Annie M. Pike Scholarship

William Randolph Hearst Endowed Scholarship Fund for Women and Minorities


A separate application found on MyCapitol is required for each of these endowed scholarships:

Avrum Gudelsky Memorial Award

The Avrum Gudelsky Memorial Awards has been made available through an endowment created by Homer and Martha Gudelsky in memory of their son, Avrum. This scholarship recognizes and encourages academic excellence among outstanding seniors who are pursuing a bachelor of science degree. It is the highest academic honor the college confers. This scholarship is for senior level students with at least a 3.5 GPA and who have earned a minimum of 96 credits.

The Brigadier General Harold R. “Johnny” Johnson and Maria Baciu Johnson Scholarship

This scholarship was endowed by the Johnson family and William O. Hider, in memory of Brigadier General Harold R. “Johnny” Johnson and his wife, Maria Baciu Johnson. The Brigadier General was the fifth president of Capitol Technology University. This scholarship is for junior level students pursuing a career in innovation, entrepreneurship or business. Applicants must have at least a 3.0 GPA and have earned 66 – 95 credits.