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Scholarships for Non-Traditional Students

 Education Opportunity Fund (EOF) Scholarship

Applications are due by 30 June

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 HoltonHall or e-mailed to: dombarnes@k-state.edu

 

 

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. 

Qualifications for 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).

 

 

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 - 

 K-State First Ladies - KSU Social Club Scholarship Application

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.

  

Edna S. Young-KSU Social Club Scholarship Application

Qualifications forApplication

  • 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.