Purpose of Scholarship Committee
Develop criteria for recipients of scholarships and internships given by the Friends of International Programs and assist the Board in administering/awarding scholarships to worthy K-State students.
Members of the Scholarship Committee
Brice G. Hobrock, Chair
Friends of International Programs Scholarships
Study Abroad Scholarship for Spring Semester
Friends of International Programs offer one $750 scholarship annually to a K-State student for Spring Semester study abroad. The successful applicant is selected from among students applying for an Office of International Programs Study Abroad scholarship. Requirements include a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and completion of 30 hours of course work. The successful applicant will be chosen based on the strength of an essay describing the individual’s goals of the proposed study abroad program and a description of a campus/community experience. Academic merit and financial need complete the criteria. Applicants will complete the K-State Office of International Programs Study Abroad Scholarship Application found at www.k-state.edu/studyabroad/application or obtained through the Office of International Programs in 304 Fairchild Hall. The deadline for scholarship applications for the Spring Semester will be announced, and will typically be in early October.
International Student Scholarship for Fall Semester
Friends of International provide one $750 scholarship annually to an outstanding international undergraduate student who has successfully completed at least one semester at K-State and who will be returning for the next school year. The successful applicant is selected from among students who apply for the International Student and Scholar Services Scholarship. Applicants must be a full time undergraduate student at K-State, cannot have received this scholarship the previous year, and must be in the U.S. on a nonimmigrant visa. Selection is made by evaluating essays about how you will benefit from this award and a description of campus/community involvement. Applicants will complete the K-State International Student and Scholar Services form found at http://www.k-state.edu/isss/resourceslinks/scholarships.htmland submit the form to International Student and Scholar Services by the date indicated (typically in mid-March).