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State of Kansas Scholarship Program

Policy
Purpose: 

To award resident, undergraduate students who have been designated as Kansas State Scholars during their senior year of high school.

Applies to: 

Undergraduate students at the University of Kansas.

Campus: 
Lawrence
Policy Statement: 

State scholars are designated during their high school senior year.  The eligibility criteria is as follows:

  • Enrolled as full-time, demonstrate financial need (need is measured by Federal methodology using FAFSA data) undergraduate students attending a Kansas university, college or technical school are eligible for funding consideration for up to four years of undergraudate study (five years if enrolled in a designated five year program.
  • Kansas State Scholar recipients currently must maintain a 3.00 cumulative undergraduate GPA, demonstrate financial need and apply for funding each year by May 1 to be eligible applicants. Students apply at www.kansasregents.org/student/student_financial-aid
  • If student is not eligible for the scholarship, due to the financial ineligibility, or other scholarships and grants have met all of student's financial need, student is encouraged to apply for future academic years.
  • Award amount is $1,000 per year ($500 per semester).
  • Student must also complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Contact: 
Financial Aid & Scholarships
KU Visitor Center
1502 Iowa Street
785-864-4700
Approved by: 
Associate Director, Financial Aid and Scholarships
Approved on: 
Saturday, March 1, 2008
Effective on: 
Saturday, March 1, 2008
Review Cycle: 
Annual (As Needed)
Keywords: 
State of Kansas scholarship program, State Scholar, State scholarship
Change History: 
10/14/2019: Reviewed and updated.
02/14/2018: removed application fee requirement. 
11/30/2017: updated approval information.
08/12/2014: reviewed and updated.
07/24/2013: reviewed and updated.
08/07/2012; reviewed and updated.
08/19/2011: reviewed and updated.
10/2010: reviewed and updated.
06/2009
Financial Categories: 
Student Financial Aid
Student Life Categories: 
Financial Assistance

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