Wounded Warrior Scholarships (WWS) 2018 - 2019

Brandon Decker
Wounded Warrior Scholarship Recipient

Brandon Decker is the son of Christina Decker, who served in the US Navy for 21 years.

Jimmy Gentile
Wounded Warrior Scholarship Recipient

Jimmy Gentile is a native of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, and the recipient of a KU WWS.

Joshua Blake
Wounded Warrior Scholarship Recipient

Joshua Blake received the KU Keener Foundation WWS. Blake is a native of Larned and enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps days after the 9/11 attacks.

JR Cadwallader
Wounded Warrior Scholarship Recipient

JR Cadwallader is the recipient of the KAMO Scholarship. Cadwallader served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 8 years, including one tour in Iraq and one in Afghanistan.

Luke Dercher
Wounded Warrior Scholarship Recipient

Luke Dercher is a KU WWS recipient. Dercher is a native of Bonner Springs and served in the U.S. Navy as a Seabee for five years.

Mackenzie Istook
Wounded Warrior Scholarship Recipient

Mackenzie Istook received the Heart of America Patriot Foundation WWS at KU. Istook is a third-generation Jayhawk, with her mother and two grandparents attending KU before her.

Nathan Martin
Wounded Warrior Scholarship Recipient

Nathan Martin is a native of Lansing, Kansas and a recipient of the Paul & Donna Peters WWS. Martin served in the US Army for five years.

Timothy Hornik
Wounded Warrior Scholarship Recipient

Timothy Hornik is the recipient of the Bill and Shanthi Eckert WWS at KU. Hornik is a native of Chicago, a retired U.S. Army captain and the CEO of Blind Not Alone LLC. 


The 2019 KU Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence annual colloquium, Cyber Attacks, Intellectual Property & University Open Research:  The Perfect Storm will be held 22-23 April at KU.  Registration is now open!

The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Louis Stokes Educational Scholarship Program is open to college freshman and college sophomores in the IT disciplines.  Recipients receive full tuition and guaranteed employment upon graduation!

ICCAESummer internships (2019) with the Defense Intelligence Agency - plan early for your security clearance.

USNORTHCOM's Volunteer Student Internship Program accepting applications from Graduate Students and ROTC students!

KU receives Defense Intelligence Agency Intelligence Community Center of Academic Excellence grant.  

KU designation as a Department of Defense Language Training Center has been renewed through 2019.​ Learn more here


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