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News release prepared by: Julie Fosberg, 785-532-2535,
Note to editors: This list includes only the names of students who have received scholarships that total $1,000 or more. Recipients are listed by county and hometown. The complete scholarship list also is available at our website,

Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010


MANHATTAN -- More than 8,500 Kansas State University students have been awarded academic scholarships for the 2010-2011 school year. In all, K-State students have received more than $16 million in scholarships.

Most of the scholarships are made possible through donations and gifts to the Kansas State University Foundation.

Information on K-State student financial assistance is available at

K-State students receiving scholarships totaling more than $1,000 include:



Out of Country

Argentina: Maria Clara Sardoy, Miles Fund - Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital

Bangladesh: Shyamal Krishna Talukder, Bernard E. and Estelle L. Foote Scholarship

Bolivia: Andres Abastoflor, Engineering Scholarship, Charles A. and Nona B. Frankenhoff Scholarship Fund, Gattani Graduate Award and Memorial Scholarship; Maria Cecilia Roca, Educational Opportunity Scholarship and Memorial Scholarship

Brazil: Patricia Cristina Monteiro de Barros, Family Studies and Human Services; Amanda Smith Caldas, Memorial Scholarship

Cameroon: Priscilla Mebong Mfombep, Dr. Neal F. and Florence E. Morehouse Agronomy Research and Scholarship Program and The Deane F. Weber Scholarship

Canada: Katherine Anne Gentry, David Tim Havley Department of Biochemistry Discretionary Fund and Henry J. Putnam Memorial Scholarship; Tanis Joy Hastmann, Nutrition for Youth Graduate Scholarship

China: Yanjie Bai, The Majel M. MacMasters Memorial Achievement Award; Anzhi Chen, Dean's Choice Scholarship; Jinzi Chen, Dean's Choice Scholarship, Darcy Dempsey-Schmidt Memorial Scholarship and Educational Opportunity Scholarship; Juexin Feng, Business Administration Dean's Scholarship; Xiaowen Guan, Kansas State University Chapter Blue Key Scholarship and ConAgra Foundation Scholarship; Jinda Han, J E Dunn Excellence Fund in the College of Engineering, Engineering Scholarship, Rathbone Scholarship and Josephine E. Brooks Fellowship in Foods and Nutrition; Wei Kang, College of Agriculture Dean's Discretionary Fund; Dandan Li, Kendall Scholarship for Overseas Experience and David and Caroline Vruwink Scholarship; Grace Lee, Arthur D. and Lavonia B. Dayton Scholarship; Xiaohuan Li, Business Administration Dean's Scholarship; Yuting Li, Educational Opportunity Scholarship; Zhifan Li, Business Administration Dean's Scholarship; Haidong Liu, Engineering Scholarship; Zhining Ou, Ying-Shiang Lin (Dr. Lynn) Sch; An Tao, Accenture K-Staters Telefund Scholarship; Anying Wang, Business Administration Dean's Scholarship; Cong Ye, R. E. 'Gene' and Mary Beth Bonnell Scholarship and Fye Scholarship Fund; Luyu Zhang, College of Agriculture Dean's Discretionary Fund; Mengmeng Zhang, Finance Advisory Board Scholarship; Shuying Zhang, Business Administration Dean's Scholarship; Yi Zhang, KSURF Doctoral Scholarship; Junyu Zhao, Dean's Choice Scholarship and Gates Capital Management Scholarship; Nacong Zhao, Business Administration Dean's Scholarship; Yang Zhou, Business Administration Dean's Scholarship; You Zhou, Industrial Engineering Excellence Fund

Colombia: Miguel Andres Arango Argoti, Roscoe Ellis, Jr. Scholarship

Costa Rica: Mauricio Montero Astua, Tillman Memorial Scholarship

Czech Republic: Martin Kostal, Joseph and Elizabeth Barton-Dobenin Scholarship and Taylor (Megan E) Czech Republi

Dominica: Phillip Peterson Defoe, Ray I. Throckmorton Scholarship

Ecuador: Graciela C Andrango Quimbiulco, Timothy R. Donoghue Graduate Scholarship

Ghana: Alex Acheampong, Nina M. Browning Memorial Scholarship

Great Britain: Casandra J Robinson, Conocophillips Spirit Scholarship and Legacy Award

Guinea: Abdoulaye Diogo Balde, Student Opportunity Awards: K-State Proud

Honduras: Dominga Elizabeth Canales Medina, Tim Lim Graduate Scholarship in Agriculture

Indonesia: Khushal Brijwani, Paul Seib Grain Science Graduate Scholarship Fund; Rajarshi Dey, Howard Siepman Memorial Scholarship; Aditya Gopal Gund, Industrial Engineering Excellence Fund; Sapto Wahyu Indratno, L. Aileen Hostinsky Memorial Scholarship Fund; Meera Kumari, Philip Nordin Memorial Award; Sruthi Narayanan Kutty, Irvin D. and Dora Mae Atkins Family Scholarship; Kavitha Penugonda, Josephine E. Brooks Fellowship in Foods and Nutrition; Gayathri Pidatala, Stewart Family Research Fund

Jamaica: Jamila Kibbi McKenzie, VM General Endowment Fund

Japan: Momoko Sekiguchi, William L. Richter International Scholarship and Soaring with Eagles Scholarship

Malawi: Mercy Laita Palamuleni, The Carroll B. Greene Memorial Scholarship and John A. Nordin Memorial Scholarship

Mali: Alassane Maiga, Sorghum Improvement Center

Mexico: Eduardo Alvarado, Memorial Scholarship and Opportunity Scholarship; Adrian Martinez-Kawas, The Rene Buhler Memorial Scholarship

Montenegro: Elvis Hodzic, Kenneth M. and Gladys M. Heywood Memorial Student Aid Fund, Ireland-Kahl Scholarship and Transfer Scholarship

Nepal: Amit Bajracharya, Leslie E. and Stella M. Ellithorpe Scholarship; Santosh Ghimire, Karl Stromberg Memorial Endowment for the Enrichment of Mathematics; Amar Singh Godar, Bernard E. and Estelle L. Foote Scholarship; Raju Khatiwada, KSU Phosphorus Management Graduate Program and Dr. Neal F. and Florence E. Morehouse Agronomy Research and Scholarship Program; Gautam Prasad Pradhan, Bernard E. and Estelle L. Foote Scholarship

New Zealand: Kim Anne Surtees, Jo Harriett Hofsess Popkins Scholarship

Nigeria: Adedayo Oluwasheun Adeyanju, Bernard E. and Estelle L. Foote Scholarship

Paraguay: Maria Sol Erdozain Paterno, Memorial Scholarship; Maria Carolina Mussi, Educational Opportunity Scholarship, Memorial Scholarship and Anna L. Steckelberg Memorial Scholarship in Dietetics and Nutrition

Philippines: Mary Joy Manacpo Abit, Dr. Neal F. and Florence E. Morehouse Agronomy Research and Scholarship Program

Republic of Korea: Ju Won Choi, Anna Maude Smith Fund for Students in Home Economics; Young Gin Choi, Marjorie McCall Hemphill Award, Hotel Restaurant Institutional Management and Dietetics Scholarship for Graduate Students and Elizabeth Perry Miles Memorial Scholarship; Jinsoo Hwang, Merna M. Zeigler and Val Zeigler Student Grant Fund; Soyoung Lim, Stewart Family Research Fund; Yong Jae Song, Engineering Scholarship; Juhyun Yoo, Anheuser Bush Companies; Sang Yeon Yoon, Nina M. Browning Memorial Scholarship

Romania: Luca Nicolae Popescu, Ralph and Neva Adams Scholarship in Arts and Sciences and Arts & Sciences Excellence

Senegal: Siacka Drame, Philippe Dehon Graduate Scholarship and Student Opportunity Awards: K-State Proud

Sri Lanka: Dilan C Paranagama, Holly C. and E. Beth Fryer Statistics Scholarship; Muditha Virangika Perera, The Statistics Scholarship

Taiwan: Wen-Shen Yen, Stewart Family Research Fund

Thailand: Aussama Soontrunnarudrungsri, Kellogg Company Endowed Scholarship in Sensory Analysis

Trinidad: Crystal Candice Drakes, VM General Endowment Fund

Turkey: Ali Kaan Ozkilic, Engineering Scholarship and Industrial Engineering Excellence Fund

Ukraine: Dmytro Panchuk, Friends of International Programs Discretionary Fund