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Scholarships for Non-Traditional Students

Education Opportunity Fund (EOF) Scholarship

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Qualifications for Application

  • The recipient must complete the application and write a one-page essay indicating background, financial need, and how this scholarship will benefit recipient with their educational/life goals.
  • The recipient must be full/part-time undergraduate student currently enrolled at K-State.
  • The recipient must demonstrate financial need
  • Must be a first time recipient of the scholarship. Previous winners are ineligible.
  • All application packets will be sent to 201 Holton Hall or e-mailed to: frederick@k-state.edu
Adult Student Scholarship

The one recipient of this scholarship will be an undergraduate non-traditional female student properly enrolled in any curriculum at Kansas State University. The recipient must have financial need and be returning to school because of loss of job, husband, etc who find they must support themselves and/or their family. Apply here!

League of Women Voters Stella Harriss Scholarship Application

The Stella Harriss Scholarship was established to assist non-traditional students who desire to further their education at Kansas State University. It is sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Manhattan/Riley County. Read more about the League on its website at lwvmrc.org. To submit an application, please click the above link, then print and mail a completed form to the designated mailing address.

For the Fall semester the League's Stella Harriss Scholarship will offer one $1,000 award. The following criteria are used to select the scholarship recipient:
The recipient is or will be a non-traditional student working to complete a degree program at Kansas State University. A non-traditional student is generally defined as one of the following: 25 years of age or older, married, a parent, a veteran, or returning to school after an absence of three or more years.  Apply here!

Qualifications for Application

  • Must have earned a grade point average of at least 2.4/4.0 in 30 or more college credits. 
  • Preference will be given to a full-time undergraduate student (12 hours or more).
  • Has demonstrated a interest in public service and is committed to the principles of the League of Women Voters
  • Demonstrates financial need. The Student Financial Assistance Office will evaluate a student’s level of need. It is necessary to complete and submit a Free Application for the Federal Student Aid available in that office and to qualify for aid.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
American Association of University Women-Manhattan Branch 

Qualifications for Application

  • Female student attending Kansas State University for the school year.  Students taking courses solely through distance education do not qualify.
  • Must be returning to school after a 3 year lapse in education.  Applicants may have already entered or returned after this time lapse.
  • Must have at least 2 complete semesters of credit remaining before graduation.
  • Must be a bachelors degree candidate enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester or graduate degree candidate enrolled in a minimum of 9 credit hours per semester or 6 credit hours per semester with a graduate assistantship.

 

 Kansas Board of Regents

The Kansas Board of Regents offers many state-funded grants and scholarships.  To see if you are eligible for any of these awards, please visit the website for further information.


 

Dorothy and Chuck Thompson Scholarship

Qualifications for Spring  Application

  • Be a new or continuing non-traditional student who desires to complete a degree program at K-State.  A "non-traditional student" is a student who meets one or more of the following criteria: 25 years of age or older, married, a parent (single or married), a veteran, or returning to school after an absence of 3 or more years. 
  • Preference will be given to undergraduate students, enrolled in 12 hours or more, who have an interest in Law or Public Service and a goal of developing or influencing public policy.
  • Demonstrate financial need.
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

  

March Family Opportunity Scholarship 

Qualifications for Application

  •  Must be a first-time recipient of this scholarship. Previous March Family Opportunity Scholarship recipients are not eligible.
  •  The recipient must be a single parent.
  •  The recipient must be a full-time undergraduate or graduate student enrolled in a degree-seeking program at Kansas State University during the academic year.

 

Social Club Scholarships - Web Page

 K-State First Ladies - KSU Social Club Scholarship Application opens in 2019

Qualifications for Application

  • Must be a first-time recipient of this scholarship. Previous K-State First Ladies Scholarship recipients are not eligible.
  • The recipient will be a new or continuing non-traditional student who will be a part-time (11 credits hours or less) undergraduate student enrolled in a degree-seeking program during the academic year.
  • The recipient must meet at least one of the following criteria: 25 years of age or older, married, a parent a veteran, or returning to school after an absence of 3 or more years.
  • The K-State First Ladies Scholarship is awarded in odd-numbered years

  

Edna S. Young-KSU Social Club Scholarship Application

The Edna S. Young Scholarship is designated for a non-traditional full-time student. It was established in 1982 in honor of Edna S. Young, a long-time member and club Historian, who served as Social Club President in 1959-60 and in 1975-76.

Qualifications for Application

  • Must be a first-time recipient of this scholarship. Previous Edna S. Young Scholarship recipients are not eligible.
  • The recipient will be a new or continuing non-traditional, undergraduate student enrolled full-time (12 credit hours or more), in a degree-seeking program during the academic year.
  • The recipient must meet one of the following criteria: 25 years of age or older, married, a parent, a veteran, or returning to school after an absence of 3 or more years.
  • The Edna S. Young Scholarship is awarded in even-numbered tears.
Dr. Michaeline Chance-Reay Communicty Woman Scholarship Application

The Dr. Michaeline Chance-Reay Community Woman Scholarship is designated for a non-traditional female graduate student. It was established in 2006 with the first scholarship being offered in 2007-08.

Qualifications for Application

  • Must be a first-time recipient of this scholarship. This scholarship is not eligible for renewal
  • The recipient will be a female, non-traditional graduate student properly enrolled in any curriculum at Kansas State University who demonstrates financial need, academic commitment and community service
  • The recipient must meet one or more of the following ciriteria:  25 years of age or older, married, a parent, a veteran, or returning to grad school after an absence of three years or more
  • The Dr. Change-Reay Community Woman Scholarship is awarded each year as funds are available