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K-State Today

April 12, 2022

Nontraditional student scholarship deadline extended

Submitted by Marisa Larson

Kansas State University nontraditional undergraduate or graduate students are invited to apply for the League of Women Voters of Manhattan-Riley County’s Stella Harriss Scholarship for the 2022-2023 academic year. A $1,000 scholarship will be awarded. The submission deadline has been extended to Friday, April 29.

The following criteria will be used to select the scholarship recipient: 

  • The recipient is or will be a nontraditional student who desires to complete a degree program at Kansas State University. A nontraditional student is generally defined as one of the following: 25 years of age or older, married, a parent, a veteran or returning to school after an absence of three or more years.
  • Must have earned a grade point average of at least 2.4/4.0 for 30 or more college credits.
  • Preference will be given to a full-time undergraduate student, a student taking 12 hours or more, or graduate student, a student taking nine hours or more.
  • Has demonstrated a keen interest in public service and is committed to the principles of the League of Women Voters as stated on the its website.
  • Demonstrates financial need. The Student Financial Assistance Office will evaluate a student's level of need. It is necessary to complete and submit a Free Application for the Federal Student Aid available in that office and to qualify for aid.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.

 Apply for the scholarship online.