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National scholars

K-State students have an outstanding tradition of success in national scholarship competitions whether they are competing against students from other state universities or against students from elite private universities and we are proud to celebrate the success of our most recent winners below.

2019-20 recipients

Marshall Scholar

Clara Wicoff

Clara Wicoff

May 2020 graduate in agricultural economics

Goldwater Scholar

Blaine Fry

Blaine Fry

junior in physics

U.S. Department of Defense SMART Scholar

Sean Cranford

Sean Crawford

junior in mechanical engineering and mathematics

Fulbright U.S. Student Grant

Ryan HornRyan Horn

May 2020 graduate in German, will serve as English teaching assistant in Germany  

 

Natalie WolfNatalie Wolf

May 2020 graduate in English and Spanish, will serve as an English teaching assistant in Peru 

 

 

Truman Scholar & Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellow

Sara Gammon

Sara Gammon

May 2020 graduate in agricultural economics and global food systems leadership

 

Gilman Scholars

Elshaddai Abamegal

Elshaddai Abamegal

senior in mechanical engineering, for travel to Czech Republic
 
Hildana AbamegalHildana Abamegal
 
junior in mechanical engineering, for travel to Czech Republic

Ayana BelkAyana Belk

master's student in landscape architecture, for travel to Kenya
 
Katelynn ClarkKatelynn Clark
 
senior in horticulture production, for travel to Japan

 

Kayla Craigmile

Kayla Craigmile

sophomore in anthropology, Spanish and international studies, for travel to Greece

 
Kya Crocker

Kya Crocker

junior in anthropology, for travel to Czech Republic 

Paige EichkornPaige Eichkorn

senior in journalism and mass communications, for travel to United Kingdom
 

Jian-Yang "Joey" HuangJian-Yang "Joey" Huang

senior in biology and pre-veterinary medicine, for travel to Japan
 

Nisha IngleNisha Ingle

senior in hospitality management and German, for travel to Germany
 

Cargill Global Scholars

Michael DowdMichael Dowd

junior in animal sciences and industry 

 

Nathan Williams

Nathan Williams

sophomore in food science

Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellows

Amber Berg

Amber Berg

master’s student in regional & community planning

Jack Cunningham

Jack Cunningham

doctoral student in civil engineering 

Scott Hazelton

Scott Hazelton

master’s student in regional & community planning

Elliot Schrag

Elliot Schrag

master’s student in civil engineering

Brennan WalterBrennan Walter

master’s student in regional & community planning 

Udall Scholarship honorable mention

Brett LaFleurBrett LaFleur

junior in mechanical engineering

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship honorable mentions

Sydni Huxman, May 2019 bachelor’s graduate in psychological sciences 

Mikaela Rader, master’s student in geology 

If you are interested in applying for a National Scholarship, visit the Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships.