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Scholarships

K-State offers a wide variety of scholarships.  A scholarship is financial aid that does not need to be repaid and is awarded to students based on merit or other specific criteria.  Merit refers to a student's past academic, leadership, or civic accomplishments.

K-State scholarship application priority dates

November 1 for incoming freshmen

*During the fall academic term of the senior year of high school.

The priority date for incoming freshmen students to complete and submit the general K-State scholarship application is November 1. High school students who plan to enter Kansas State University for the 2019-2020 academic year should complete and submit their K-State scholarship application by November 1, 2018.

Application for General K-State Scholarships

  • New students complete and submit this application if they have already applied for admission to K-State, but have not yet applied to be considered for K-State Scholarships.  New students can also update their already submitted scholarship application here.

*New students will also log into the K-State Scholarship Network (KSN) to apply for criteria specific scholarships.  See below "February 1 for ALL students" to apply.

February 1 for incoming transfer students

*During the spring academic term prior to the next academic year.

Incoming Transfer Student Application for General K-State Scholarships

  • New transfer students complete this application if they have already applied for admissions to K-State, but have not yet applied to be considered for general K-State Scholarships.  New transfer students can also update their already submitted scholarship application here.

February 1 for ALL Students (incoming freshmen, incoming transfer, and continuing)

Incoming Student Criteria Specific K-State Scholarship Application

  • Incoming freshmen and transfer students log into the Kansas State Scholarship Network (KSN) to apply for scholarships from their academic college and/or department as well as criteria specific and supplemental university scholarships. 

Continuing Student Criteria Specific K-State Scholarship Application

  • Continuing students log into the Kansas State Scholarship Network (KSN) to apply for scholarships from their academic college and/or department as well as criteria specific and supplemental university scholarships.