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.
A scholarship is avilable for students living in Johnson County, Kansas.
Application Deadlines and Review
Applicants may apply for support in the next 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 July 15, 2017 for fall 2017 awards. Notification will be received by August 15, 2017.
Apply by December 15, 2017 for spring 2018 awards. Notification will be received by January 15, 2018.
• Academic performance
• Educational and professional accomplishments
• Educational and career goals
• Financial need
Recipients must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and be in good academic standing to retain their scholarship. Recipients also must be enrolled in at least 3 credit hours at K-State and continuous enrollment is required.
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. Scholarship amounts vary depending on fund availability, merit and need.
- Applicant must be a resident of Johnson County, Kansas. Proof of residency will be required.
- Applicant must be degree-seeking and admitted to a JCERT
mission-related graduate program at K-State Olathe. Eligible programs as displayed on the K-State Olathe website include:
- M.S. in Food Science
- M.S. in Horticulture with an emphasis in Urban Food Systems
- M.S. in Veterinary Biomedical Science
- Master of Public Health (MPH)
- Professional Science Master in Applied Science and Technology (PSM)
- Graduate certificate in Professional Interdisciplinary Sciences
- Graduate certificate in Professional Skills for STEM Practitioners
Scholarship awards and eligibility requirements are subject to change. Emergency financial hardship funds may be available upon request to support students experiencing extenuating circumstances while completing their degree program. For more information, please contact the director of student services.
Additional Financial Support
In addition to scholarships, K-State Olathe offers additional opportunities for financial support and assistance.
|Other Financial Support|