Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships

Welcome to the Office of Nationally Competitive Scholarships at Kansas State University. We advise students interested in nationally and internationally competitive scholarships.

K-State has a proud tradition of our students competing for national scholarships; and in fact, these students, supported by the faculty and staff who mentor them, have achieved notable success. Read about our National Scholars to learn more about that record of success.

You should consult with your department and/or Student Financial Assistance if you seek money awarded by K-State.


  1. Are you interested in environmental issues or careers in tribal policy/healthcare? If you are a sophomore or junior planning a career in environmental issues or Native American/Alaska Native students interested in tribal policy or native healthcare, the Udall Scholarship may be a good fit for you.
  2. The campus deadline for the Udall Scholarship is January 19, 2024! This $7,000 scholarship for students committed to careers in environmental careers or careers in tribal policy/healthcare seeks candidates who will be in the sophomore or junior (two years to last) year of study in 2023-2024. Please reach out to with questions. The Campus application can be found by clicking this link.


  1. Look out for the Mark Chapman Scholars Program This scholarship is to help with promising students fund meaningful summer projects or activities early in their undergraduate careers and provides complementary scholarship funding for the following academic year. Chapman Scholars will receive $3,000 to fund the summer activity and $1,000 per semester in the following academic year. Students from all backgrounds and eligible majors in the College of Arts and Sciences are encouraged to apply. The campus deadline is March 1, 2024. Contact with any questions. Chapman Application Here.