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Office of Student Financial Assistance

Office of Student Financial Assistance
220 Anderson Hall
919 Mid-Campus Dr. North
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506-0107

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785-532-6420 phone
785-532-7628 fax

Types of Aid


A scholarship is financial aid that does not need to be repaid and is awarded to students based on merit.


Grants are a type of financial aid that does not have to be repaid. Offered by the federal and state government, as well as by some institutions, grants may be merit-based or need-based.

Federal Work Study

In this program students to work part-time on the K-State campus to earn money for personal and educational expenses. The funding for theses positions is subsidized by federal work-study funds and is offered to students who demonstrate an exceptional amount of financial need.


A loan is a form of financial aid that needs to be repaid. There are several types of loans with different terms, conditions, and interest rates.

Veterans Benefits

Benefits for students may include the Post 9/11 GI Bill (Chapter 33), Montgomery GI Bill (Chapter 30), and Reserve Educational Assistance (REAP) programs. For more information contact the Office of Veterans Affairs.

Employee Tuition Benefits

Kansas State University values continuing education for its employees and their families by provides assistance for classes taken through Kansas State University. 

Emergency Financial Aid

Resources available to students / Financial Options for Students