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Scholarships and Financial Support

Earning a graduate degree is a significant investment in your future, and
K-State Olathe strives to support our students and their goals. Learn about the many types of financial support available to students, including scholarships, grants and loans.

Application Deadlines and Review

There are five priority deadlines. Applicants may apply within a cycle for support in the current semester or up to three semesters prior to the start of a program. Applicants will be notified of the scholarship committee decision within one month of each priority deadline. If you miss the priority deadline for a cycle, you may still apply. Applicants who apply after the priority deadline will be considered for awards based on availability of funding.

Submission and Notification Deadlines

Apply By:Notification By:
July 15Aug. 15
Sept. 15Oct. 15
Dec. 15Jan. 15
Feb. 15March 15
April 15May 15
Review Criteria


As detailed in the application, applicants will be reviewed based on:

• Academic performance

• Educational and professional accomplishments

• Educational and career goals

• Financial need

 

Awardee Expectations

Recipients must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and be in good academic standing to retain their scholarship. 

Recipients must be enrolled in at least 3 credit hours at K-State for each semester they receive support. If enrollment is less than 3 credit hours, the recipient will not receive support for that semester, but (s)he will retain their scholarship for use in future semesters.

Scholarship Opportunities

Two scholarships are available: One for students living in Johnson County, Kansas, and a second for all qualified applicants.

Scholarships for Johnson County residents

K-State Olathe offers scholarships sponsored by the Johnson County Education and Research Triangle, or JCERT. Scholarship awards are based on availability of funds. Starting with academic year 2016 – 2017, applicants may be awarded up to $4,000 for the duration of their program of study, provided they meet minimum academic and enrollment requirements.

Eligibility


Apply for a JCERT scholarship


K-State Olathe scholarships

K-State Olathe also offers scholarships for all qualified students. Scholarship amounts vary depending on fund availability, merit and need. 

Eligibility


Apply for a K-State Olathe scholarship

 

Scholarship awards and eligibility requirements are subject to change

Additional Financial Support

In addition to scholarships, K-State Olathe offers additional opportunities for financial support and assistance. 

Financial Aid

The Kansas State University Office of Student Financial Assistance (SFA) offers for financial support and assistance. Graduate students must be seeking a degree to qualify for federal financial aid. For more information, visit the SFA website, or contact the office at 785-532-6420 or 
finaid@k-state.edu.

Other Financial Support

The K-State Graduate school offers resources for students seeking financial assistance. Please visit the graduate school website for a full listing of opportunities. We encourage you to reach out to your academic advisor for your program of study to learn about other opportunities.

 

 

Questions?

Kimberly Ramacciotti

Kimberly Ramacciotti
Director of Student Services
Scholarship Committee Chair
913-307-7313
olatheapp@k-state.edu