Scholarships and Grants for Under-Represented/Minority Students

Be sure to check with your individual college at Kansas State University for specific diversity scholarships that you may be eligible for.

Association on American Indian Affairs

The Association on American Indian Affairs offers Displaced Homemaker Scholarships in the amount of $1,500 each to those men and women who would not otherwise be able to complete their educational goals due to family responsibilities

Be An Actuary

There are a number of opportunities for financial assistance available for students pursuing actuarial science. A sample of these scholarships is provided.
student's current institution.

Hispanic College Fund

Founded in 1975, HSF provides American families with the financial and educational resources they need to achieve a college education and help America remain globally competitive.

Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund

Since MALDEF's founding, the civil rights organization has supported the next generation of civil rights advocates for the Latino community. MALDEF currently offers: a Scholarship Resource Guide for high school, college, and graduate students; a Law School Scholarship Program for law students; and a DREAM Act Student Activist Scholarship Program for college and graduate students.


National Association of Black Journalists Scholarships

NABJ awards scholarships annually to deserving students interested in pursuing careers in journalism. Scholarships are worth up to $2,500.  All applications must be submitted online by the specified deadline.


The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute 

CHCI's scholarship opportunities are afforded to Latino students in the United States who have a history of performing public service-oriented activities in their communities and who demonstrate a desire to continue their civic engagement in the future. There is no GPA or academic major requirement. Students with excellent leadership potential are encouraged to apply.


The Gates Millennium Scholars

The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program selects 1,000 talented students each year to receive a good-through-graduation scholarship to use at any college or university of their choice.  We provide Gates Millennium Scholars with personal and professional development through our leadership programs along with academic support throughout their college career.