Scholarships outside of K-State

Scholarships outside of K-State

While the university provides a variety of scholarship opportunities, you may also want to explore options outside of the university.

Free scholarship search engines

Scholarship applications may require a résumé, statement of goals, essay, demographic information or other application materials. Attention to detail and professional appearance when completing scholarship applications could enhance the chances of winning a scholarship.

Additional places to seek out scholarship opportunities

  • Guidance counselors and/or advisors
  • School libraries
  • Local libraries
  • Civic organizations
  • Businesses/organizations


Be sure to view our presentation on searching for private scholarships (pdf) for more tips and advice.

Before beginning your scholarship search, please carefully review our information regarding scholarship scams.

If you are asked to verify your enrollment status while applying for a scholarship, make sure the scholarships is legitimate before proceeding.

The K-State Office of Student Financial Assistance is providing this information as a courtesy and does not promote, validate or maintain the websites listed. By linking to these external sites, it is not implied that Kansas State University or the Office of Student Financial Assistance agrees with the material contained or linked in the websites.