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Transfer scholarships for domestic, out-of-state students

Awards for Spring 2019, Fall 2019 and Spring 2020

Please review the scholarships below to help determine your eligibility for individual awards. Many awards require only the successful submission of the combined application for admission and scholarships by the Nov. 1 priority deadline for the spring entry term or Feb. 1 priority deadline for the fall entry term for full consideration. Some scholarships may require additional supplemental information. Additionally, please make sure you're aware of the general transfer scholarship eligibility requirements that apply to all awards.

Please note that meeting the eligibility requirements for a scholarship does not guarantee an award, as all award amounts and criteria are pending availability of funds and are subject to change.

Academic merit scholarships

The scholarships below are awarded based on academic merit. Your GPA from your transfer institution(s) anchor the eligibility requirements.

AwardTotal ValueAnnual ValueEligibility
Transfer Heritage Scholarship for non-Kansas residents$36,000 renewable six-semester scholarship.

Eligible students receive $6,000 per semester.

Renewable for up to a total of 6 consecutive semesters. Students earning a 3.5 or higher K-State GPA renew at $6,000 per semester.

Students earning a 3.0-3.49 K-State GPA renew at $4,000 per semester for up to a total of 6 semesters.

One parent or grandparent (biological or adopted) must have graduated from K-State. Awarded to out-of-state transfer students with a minimum of 3.5 cumulative GPA. See additional general eligibility requirements.
Transfer Purple and White Scholarship for non-Kansas residents$36,000 renewable six-semester scholarship.

Eligible students receive $6,000 per semester.

Renewable for up to a total of 6 semesters with a 3.5 K-State GPA.

Awarded to out-of-state transfer students with a minimum of 3.5 cumulative GPA. See additional general eligibility requirements.

Alumni and legacy scholarship

Students who have an eligible family member who is a K-State graduate may be considered for this award.

AwardDescription
Alumni Association Legacy

For students whose parent, step-parent, grandparent or legal guardian is a K-State graduate, the university scholarship committee awards a limited number of Alumni Association Legacy Scholarships.

Preference is given to students who have an eligible family member who is an Alumni Association member. Legacy Scholarships are funded through the K-State License Plate Program.

Midwest Student Exchange

Students eligible for the Midwest Student Exchange Program pay no more than 150% of in-state tuition. 

AwardDescriptionValueEligibility
Midwest Student Exchange

The Midwest Student Exchange is for residents of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio or Wisconsin.

Eligible students pay 150% of in-state tuition.

Students earning the Midwest Student Exchange are eligible for an additional award of $2,500 per year, making the total award approximately $12,000 per year.

Renewable
  • Students earning a 3.5 or higher K-State GPA renew both the Midwest Student Exchange Award (paying 150% of in-state tuition) and the $2,500 per year award.
  • Students earning a 3.0-3.49 K-State GPA renew only the Midwest Student Exchange portion of the award (paying 150% of in-state tuition).

Awarded to students with a minimum 3.5 college GPA enrolled in one of the qualifying curricula:

  • agribusiness
  • agricultural communications and journalism
  • agricultural economics
  • agricultural technology management
  • agricultural education
  • agronomy
  • animal science and industry
  • architecture
  • bakery science
  • biological systems engineering
  • construction science and management
  • feed science
  • food science and industry
  • horticulture
  • industrial engineering
  • interior architecture and product design
  • landscape architecture
  • architectural engineering
  • mechanical engineering (nuclear engineering concentration)
  • milling science
  • nutrition and kinesiology
  • park management and conservation
  • regional and community planning

Transfer Phi Theta Kappa (PTK)

  • One-time non-renewable awards for students transferring directly from community colleges.
  • In addition to one university award, students may be considered for the three PTK Scholarships listed below.
  • Membership in PTK must be established and confirmed by the end of last FULL semester at transfer institution.
AwardTotal ValueEligibility
PTK Award$500 one-time, nonrenewable award.

Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above from transfer institution(s) required.

PTK member during last semester prior to attending K-State (will be verified with state PTK association).

PTK Leadership$500 one-time, nonrenewable award.

Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or above from transfer institution(s) required.


PTK member during last semester prior to attending K-State (will be verified with state PTK association).


Must exhibit strong leadership and involvement at current community college as described on the scholarship application.


A limited number of these scholarships will be selectively awarded.

PTK-All Academic$500 one-time, nonrenewable award.For students who have recognized by PTK at a state-level banquet (will be verified with state PTK association).

Fall 2020 awards and beyond

Please check back in spring 2019 for the most up-to-date scholarship information.