Support for scholarships
A robust pool of privately-funded scholarships is essential to K-State’s ability to be competitive in attracting the bright, high-achieving students who help to set the bar for academic success. And, just as important, scholarships help to ensure that higher education remains accessible to all qualified citizens, an important tenet of our land-grant tradition. As K-State looks toward its Vision 2025 strategic goal to become a top 50 research institution by 2025, scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students are a key priority.
Donor-supported scholarships have made a huge impact on the lives of countless K-State students, past and present. The criteria for awarding these scholarships, as well as the award amount, are determined by the donor. In addition to this tradition of donor-designated scholarships, K-State has introduced four levels of renewable premier scholarships with university-determined criteria and award amounts. Learn all the details of premier and donor-designated scholarships here.
Check out the stories below to learn more about how individuals and corporate partners were inspired to by their passion for potential to invest in student scholarships at K-State.
Related stories about scholarship support
K-State Salina aviation students hit the sky, thanks to scholarships
Jan Burton, of Boulder, Colo., honors her late husband with transformative scholarships.
Outstanding graduating seniors have scholarship connection
K-State outstanding graduates have scholarships in common.
Alumni brothers establish scholarship at K-State in honor of family
Mike and Mark Brown create scholarship for Chase County students.
Geology scholarship strikes oil at K-State, offers well of opportunity
Alumnus Gary Sandlin established scholarship for geology students.
Inspired by compassion and philanthropy
Vivian Nolte creates scholarship scholarship to prepare the next generation of caregivers.
Education: the greatest gift
Agriculture alumnus creates scholarship through a charitable bequest.
K-State: a place to change and re-engage
Hartman Family Scholarship supports students in food science and industry.
Life, literature and artichokes
Former students establish scholarship to honor professor’s “living room lectures.”
Scholarship transforms a loss into a legacy
Earle family remembers son by creating a scholarship.