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Fall 2020 academic merit scholarships for domestic, in-state freshmen

Apply for admission by the Dec. 1 priority date for full academic merit scholarship consideration, and please make sure you’re aware of the general freshman scholarship renewal requirements that apply to all renewable awards.

Please note that meeting the eligibility requirements for a scholarship does not guarantee an award, as all award amounts and criteria are pending availability of funds and are subject to change.

Apply for admission and scholarships by Dec. 1

 

Academic merit scholarships

Select your high school GPA and ACT or SAT score below to customize your view and see the academic merit award for which you are most eligible. You may also view all academic merit scholarships in our scholarship grid.

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AwardTotal ValueAnnual ValueEligibility
University Scholar Award$20,000
  • $5,000 renewable award
  • 3.0 K-State GPA required for renewal

Students are eligible with a minimum 31 ACT OR 1420 SAT AND 3.90 high school GPA.

Royal Purple Scholarship$14,000
  • $3,500 renewable award
  • 3.0 K-State GPA required for renewal
Students are eligible with a minimum 28 ACT OR 1310 SAT AND 3.70 high school GPA.
Wildcat Traditions Scholarship$10,000
  • $2,500 renewable award

  • 3.0 K-State GPA required for renewal
Students are eligible with a minimum 25 ACT OR 1200 SAT AND 3.50 high school GPA.
Limestone Award$6,000
  • $1,500 renewable award

  • 3.0 K-State GPA required for renewal

Students are eligible with a minimum 22 ACT OR 1100 SAT AND 3.30 high school GPA.

1863 Landmark Award$4,000
  • $1,000 renewable award

  • 3.0 K-State GPA required for renewal

Students are eligible with a minimum 21 ACT OR 1060 SAT AND 3.10 high school GPA.

Additional scholarships

In addition to our academic merit awards, K-State also has a suite of competitive scholarships where awardees are selected by committees who review additional supplemental application materials and/or administer a selective interview process.

K-State offers a number of other scholarship opportunities with criteria that are not based on academic merit alone. View additional in-state freshman scholarships to see if any of those awards may also apply to you!

Fall 2021 awards and beyond

Please check back in spring 2020 for the most up-to-date scholarship information.