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Kansas State Polytechnic

Kansas State Polytechnic
2310 Centennial Road
Salina, KS 67401-8196

Operator: 785-826-2672
Admissions: 785-826-2640


K-State awards thousands of dollars of each year in scholarships. They're awarded based on academics, activities, service and financial need.

Students are awarded only one academic or leadership scholarship, where the highest eligible dollar amount is given. Supplemental awards can increase these awards, but the prestigious Presidential Scholarship replaces any other award.

To apply for scholarships, complete the K-State scholarship application by the priority deadlines and submit any additional applications requested.

Priority Deadlines

November 1

Scholarships: Incoming freshmen 
November 1 is the priority deadline for incoming freshman students to submit the K-State scholarship application. Some scholarships have unique application deadlines.

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February 1

Scholarships: Transfer students 
February 1 is the priority deadline for students transferring to K-State from another college or university and for continuing K-State students to submit the K-State scholarship application. Some scholarships have unique application deadlines.

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College of Technology and Aviation Scholarship for Distance Education Students

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to undergraduate and graduate students admitted and enrolled in College of Technology and Aviation distance education degree programs. Scholarships are awarded in the amount of $1,000 for undergraduate and graduate students.

Scholarship Deadlines

  • Postmark Deadline – Summer and Fall Term Award: April 1
  • Postmark Deadline – Spring Term Award: November 2
  • Note: Recipients of this scholarship may reapply for subsequent terms.

Scholarship Criteria

  1. The student will be accepted in a Kansas State University distance education degree program offered through the College of Technology and Aviation.
  2. The student will be enrolled in a minimum of 3 credit hours in K-State Global Campus courses during the semester in which he/she receives the scholarship.
  3. Undergraduate students shall have a minimum 3.0 GPA; graduate students shall have a minimum 3.0 GPA for all graduate work.
  4. Preference will be given based upon financial need.
  5. Preference will be given to those not receiving tuition reimbursement from their employer.

How to Apply

  1. Complete the scholarship application form and submit all application materials by the deadline.
  2. Please note that within the application you will be asked to type an essay (4,000 characters max) addressing the following:
    • Your career goals, your plans toward achieving them and how your degree will help you meet those goals.
    • How you have been able to succeed in your academic endeavors.
    • Why you need financial assistance in order to continue your academic career.
    • Unique circumstances and obstacles you may be facing.
  3. Provide documentation to establish financial need in the following format:
    • A copy of your most recent Federal Income Tax return or a Tax Transcript. A tax transcript can be obtained through the IRS; allow 5-10 
        • days to receive your transcript. Please do not provide your entire tax return.
        • Electronic documentation via email (PDF format) is preferred but paper documentation will be accepted. Return documentation to:

      Scholarship Selection Committee
      K-State Global Campus
      Kansas State University
      Attn: Maleah Lundeen
      1615 Anderson Ave.
      Manhattan, KS 66502