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Scholarships for Non-Traditional Students

 Education Opportunity Fund (EOF) Scholarship

Qualifications for 2016-2017 Application

  • The recipient must 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 student, currently enrolled at K-State.
  • The recipient must demonstrate financial need via W-2 tax form.
  • Must be a first time recipient of the scholarship. Previous winners are ineligible.
  • All application packets will be sent to 201-F HoltonHall or e-mailed to: jreed2@ksu.edu.

 Fall Deadline: Closed for 2016

 

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 2016 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. 

Qualifications for 2016 - 2017 Application

  • Must have earned a grade point average of at least 2.4/4.0 in 30 or more college credits.
  • Has demonstrated a keen interest in public service and is committed to the principles of the League of Women Voters as stated on its website, lwvmrc.org
  • 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.
  • Preference will be given to a full-time undergraduate student (12 hours or more).

Deadline: Closed for 2016

 

American Association of University Women-Manhattan Branch 

Qualifications for 2016 - 2017 Application

  • Female student attending Kansas State University for the 2015-2016 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.

Deadline:  Closed for 2016

 

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.


Social Club Scholarships - Closed for 2016

Adult Student Scholarship Application 

Qualifications for 2016 - 2017 Application 

  • Must be a first-time recipient of this scholarship. Previous Adult Student Scholarship recipients are not eligible.
  • The recipient must be a female undergraduate student.
  • 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.

Deadline: Closed for 2016

 
Dorothy and Chuck Thompson Scholarship

Qualifications for Spring 2016 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

Deadline: Closed for 2016

 

March Family Opportunity Scholarship 

Qualifications for 2016 - 2017 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 2016-2017 academic year.

Deadline: Closed for 2016

 

K-State First Ladies - KSU Social Club Scholarship Application

Qualifications for 2016 - 2017 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 2015-2016 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.

Deadline: Closed for 2016

 

Edna S. Young-KSU Social Club Scholarship Application

Qualifications for 2016 - 2017 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 2016-2017 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.

Deadline: Closed for 2016

 

Dr. Michaeline Chance-Reay Community Woman Scholarship 
 

Qualifications for 2016 - 2017 Application

  • Must be a first-time recipient of this scholarship. Previous Dr. Michaline Chance-Reay Community Woman Scholarship recipients are not eligible.
  • The recipient will be a new or continuing non-traditional, female graduate student in a degree-seeking program during the 2015-2016 academic year. The student must also have demonstrated financial need, academic commitment and community service.
  • 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.

Deadline: Closed for 2016

 

Ruth Ann Wefald-KSU Social Club Scholarship Application 

Qualifications for 2016 - 2017 Application

  • Must be a first-time recipient of this scholarship. Previous Ruth Ann Wefald Scholarship recipients are not eligible.
  • The recipient must be a Kansas Resident, and a full-time undergraduate student enrolled in a degree-seeking program during the 2015-2016 academic year.
  • The recipient must have earned a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.

Deadline: Closed for 2016