State of Kansas
|State scholarships are available to Kansas residents who complete the FAFSA by the state priority application receipt deadline of APRIL 1. For a comprehensive list of state programs, including an explanation of eligibility requirements, visit the Kansas Board of Regents (KBOR) website.|
Not from Kansas? To qualify for Kansas aid, you must have lived in Kansas for one year for a purpose other than being a college student - see Kansas residency requirements. Students from states other than Kansas should contact their state legislator and/or state regents association.
Kansas Comprehensive Grant - given to Kansas students with financial need attending as full-time, undergraduates in the residential campus programs who apply by the APRIL 1 priority deadline. Qualifying students are awarded $3,000. No additional application is required.
Kansas State Scholar* - given to the 20% - 40% of Kansas high school graduates who are designated as state scholars during their senior year of high school. Students must complete the Kansas Scholars Curriculum and meet annual ACT/GPA standards to qualify.
Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship* - designed to assist financially need, academically competitive students who are identified as members of certain ethnic/racial groups.
Kansas National Guard Educational Assistance* - for enlisted members of a Kansas Air/Army National Guard Unit to assist in completing their first bachelor's degree. Students need not be full-time to qualify for this scholarship. In addition to the online form, students must submit their commander's signature.
Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship* - requires an obligation to practice as an LPN or RN in the State of Kansas and work for a sponsor who is licensed by the State of Kansas in health care field.
Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship* - a merit-based, service obligation scholarship program providing assistance to students who wish to teach or currently teach in state designated hard-to-fill disciplines or underserved geographic areas.
*Kansas Scholarships require an annual application. The application must be signed and submitted with a $12 non-refundable processing fee. The priority deadline for this application is May 1 of each calendar year.