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State Grants

Kansas Comprehensive Grant

The Kansas Comprehensive Grant is available to needy Kansas residents enrolled full-time at eighteen private colleges and universities located in Kansas, the six state universities, and Washburn University. This grant is funded by the state of Kansas. The Kansas Legislature provides limited assistance to financially needy students. To be considered you must complete and submit the FAFSA. The funding level allows about 1 in 3 eligible students to be assisted with award amounts ranging from $200 - $3,500 at private institutions. This grant is based on financial need.

Newman University's Priority Deadline: March 1
Kansas Priority Deadline: April 1

To learn more, please visit: The Kansas Board of Regents Scholarships and Grants

 

Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship

The Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship program is designed to assist academically competitive students who are identified as members of any of the following ethnic/racial groups: African American; American Indian or Alaskan Native; Asian or Pacific Islander; or Hispanic.  Scholarship selection is based on financial need as determined by federal methodology.  Priority in awarding is given to students who will graduate high school in 2024. 

Deadline: May 1

To learn more, please visit: The Kansas Board of Regents Scholarships and Grants

 

Kansas National Guard Educational Assistance

The Kansas National Guard Educational Assistance provides a percentage of tuition and fees paid; up to a maximum rate not to exceed the maximum rate that would be charged by the state educational institutions for enrollment.  The percentage is determined by the number of eligible students and available appropriations. Students may be pursuing a certificate, diploma or degree program and must be an enlisted member of a Kansas Air/Army National Guard unit. Full-time enrollment not required. Students must have a GED or high school diploma to qualify for this assistance. The member must not already have obtained a bachelor’s degree.  The National Guard Educational Assistance is only available for fall and spring semesters.

Fall 2024 semester deadline - August 31, 2024       

Spring 2025 semester deadline - January 31, 2025

To learn more, please visit: The Kansas Board of Regents Scholarships and Grants

 

Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship

The Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship requires an obligation to practice as an LPN or RN in Kansas and work for a sponsor.  A sponsor means any adult care home, psychiatric hospital, medical care facility, home health agency, local health department or any state agency, which employs LPNs or RNs, licensed by the State of Kansas.  The sponsor will provide partial scholarship funding and provide employment upon licensure of the recipient.  If the sponsor is a mental health center or treatment facility, the sponsor does not share the cost of the scholarship assistance.  The obligation for the scholarship is to work for the sponsor for one year for each year of the scholarship support received. 

Priority Date: May 1

To learn more, please visit: The Kansas Board of Regents Scholarships and Grants

 

Kansas State Scholarship

The Kansas State Scholarship is designed to assist students with financial need in the top 40-50% of Kansas high school graduates who are designated as state scholars during the senior year of high school.  To be eligible to apply for the Kansas State Scholarship, in the senior year of a Kansas high school you would have:

1) received a certificate stating that you completed the required curriculum

AND

2) received a letter stating that you were designated by the Kansas Board of Regents.

Priority Date: August 1

To learn more, please visit: The Kansas Board of Regents Scholarships and Grants

 

Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship

The Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship is a merit-based service obligation scholarship program that provides financial assistance to both students pursuing bachelor's degree programs and currently licensed teachers pursuing an endorsement in hard-to-fill disciplines or master's degrees in hard-to-fill disciplines or either group planning to teach in an underserved geographic area. Recipients sign agreements to teach one year for each year of scholarship support in Kansas. Recipients are eligible to receive this scholarship for up to ten semesters, which includes both undergraduate and graduate work. 

Priority Date: June 1

To learn more, please visit: The Kansas Board of Regents Scholarships and Grants

 

More Kansas State Scholarships

The Kansas Board of Regents is responsible for the administration of the state-funded grants and scholarships.

To view more Kansas Scholarship opportunities, please visit: The Kansas Board of Regents Scholarships and Grants