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Additional fall 2020 freshman scholarships for domestic, out-of-state students

In addition to our general university academic merit scholarshipsManhattan campus competitive awards and Polytechnic campus competitive awards, K-State offers other competitive scholarships, supplemental awards, alumni and legacy scholarships, and college/departmental awards. Please review the scholarships below to help determine your eligibility for individual 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. General freshman scholarship renewal requirements apply for all renewable awards.
Apply for admission and scholarships by Dec. 1

Supplemental award

This award can be stacked onto other award categories.

AwardDescriptionAnnual ValueEligibility
International Baccalaureate and AP CapstoneStudents who complete an International Baccalaureate or AP Capstone diploma upon graduation may be eligible for consideration. Additional $1,000 scholarship award.

Students are eligible for consideration with proof of completion of an International Baccalaureate or AP Capstone diploma upon graduation.

Provide diploma documentation to Student Financial Assistance at finaid@k-state.edu.

Alumni and legacy scholarships

These are awards offered through K-State alumni clubs and programs, as well as an award specifically for students who have an eligible family member who graduated from K-State.

AwardTotal ValueAnnual ValueEligibility
Alumni Association Club

Regional alumni clubs and Catbacker clubs offer many scholarships.

Scholarship money raised by alumni clubs and Catbacker clubs is supplemented with contributions from the Alumni Association and the Col. Gayle Foster Scholarship fund.

Alumni Association Wabash CannonBall

The Wabash CannonBall Scholarship provides scholarships for high school seniors, who plan to attend K-State. Must be a high school senior from the following areas:

Alumni Association Legacy

For students whose parent, step-parent, grandparent or legal guardian is a K-State graduate, the university scholarship committee awards a limited number of Alumni Association Legacy Scholarships.

Preference is given to students who have an eligible family member who is an Alumni Association member. Legacy Scholarships are funded through the K-State License Plate Program.

College and departmental awards

Many academic colleges and departments also offer several unique scholarship awards.

Award typesDescription

Academic college and departmental scholarships

Make sure to ask your academic department(s) of interest about the scholarships they offer, as well as the scholarships offered by your academic college.


Fall 2021 awards and beyond

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