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K-State Scholarships

The first step in obtaining a K-State scholarship is to apply. You can apply for most K-State scholarships with only one application.

New students apply by November 1
Continuing and transfer students apply by February 1

  1. Scholarship Application
  • Remember, the information you provide the scholarship committee is all they know about you as a student. Make sure you fill out each scholarship application carefully and accurately before sending.
  • If you are a non-traditional student, be sure to check the box next to "I am an adult, non-traditional undergraduate" on screen 4 of the online scholarship application. This check-off box appears under the "general" heading on the scholarship list.
  • You will need to provide our office with a one page essay.
    • The requirements for this essay include the following:
    • Heading at the Top of Page: Name, Address, Wildcat Id, Enrollment Status (Full or Part Time), Family Size (how many adults and children live in your household)
    • Body of essay should include 3 paragraphs: (1) your academic and career goals and your plans toward achieving them, (2) information regarding your financial need and (3) any unique circumstances/obstacles you may be facing.

    2. Once you have completed your application, please send to:

  • Non-Traditional & Veteran Student Services, 201 Holton Hall, Manhattan, KS 66506

See What Opportunities Await You!

The following list has been generated to be a helpful resource. Note: this list is not exhaustive.  Time spent using search engines can also be quite beneficial. Additionally, most departments/colleges have internal scholarship funds.  Be sure to check with your department/college about additional resources, eligibility, requirements and opportunities.

K-State and Local Scholarships for Non-Traditional Students

Military and Veteran Scholarships as well as Military Dependent Scholarship Opportunities

Women's Scholarships

K-State and local scholarship search resources

Scholarship application tips
College of Arts and Sciences scholarship website
Scholarship Scams