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Apply for Scholarships and Financial Aid

How to Apply for Study Abroad Scholarships

  1. Visit the study abroad scholarships webpage.
  2. Click on Study Abroad Scholarships List and Studio Abroad will open in a new window.
  3. Choose the " OIP (Office of International Programs) Study Abroad Scholarships Application"
  4. Click Apply Now
    1. Log in with your K-State eID if you are a registered K-State student, faculty member, or staff member; or create an account using the User Identification wizard if you are not registered with K-State.
    2. Choose the term when you wish to use a scholarship. Choose the term in which you are traveling.
    3. Click on the Scholarships Application form under the Application Questionnaires box.
      1. Enter the name of your study abroad program (the way it is listed on Studio Abroad) and the country to which you will travel.
      2. Select whether you are eligible for a Pell Grant using the drop-down menu.
      3. Explain any extenuating financial circumstances that have prompted you to apply for a scholarship. Please keep this section brief.
      4. Fill out the two scholarship essays. You may save and return to your application at any time.
      5. Choose scholarships from the menu. To select multiple options, hold down Ctrl/Command and click on the desired options. We strongly encourage you to apply all of the scholarships you are eligible for!
      6. Submit your scholarship application. You will not be able to make any changes after you click Submit.

 How to Apply for Federal Financial Aid

  1. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). If you choose a summer study abroad program, you also need to complete the Summer Financial Aid Application.  The Summer Financial Aid Application can be found at http://www.k-state.edu/sfa/forms/summerapp.pdf.
  2. Once your online study abroad application is in the Committed phase, your Study Abroad Advisor will provide you with a cost summary for your program, with you both must sign. Once the cost summary is signed, your Study Abroad Advisor will send it to the Office of Student Financial Assistance.
  3. If you have any questions about your financial aid, meet with Dyan Marie (finaid@k-state.edu) in the Office of Student Financial Assistance (104 Fairchild Hall). 
  4. You will receive a notification on your K-State student iSIS account if there is a change in the amount of financial aid that you are awarded.
  5. Make all necessary arrangements to receive your financial aid. To simplify this process, we highly recommend that you register for your eRefund on iSIS and/or that a parent or guardian applies for the Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) with the Cashier’s Office.