PLEASE NOTE: Not all scholarships are for the current school year. The current scholarships have a due date in GREEN. The scholarships with a due date in PURPLE are the previous year’s scholarships, but will possibly be offered again. They are left on the website so students can see what will possibly be offered.
NO Due Date – First Come, First Served
A Kansas resident who has graduated from an accredited Kansas public or a private secondary school (or Kansas homeschool) within the preceding 12 months.
A Kansas resident who has been in Kansas for three or more consecutive years and who is at least 21 years of age or older.
A dependent child of a military service member permanently stationed in another state who graduated in the last 12 months.
All eligible students must have a family household income of:
Equal to or less than $100,000 for a family of two
Equal to or less than $150,000 for a family of three
Equal to or less than $150,000 plus $4,800 for each additional family member for household sizes greater than three.
If there is scholarship money left in the Kansas Promise Scholarship program fund during the award year after awarding scholarships to the students who qualify based on the above income levels, Kansas Promise Scholarships may be awarded to eligible students whose family household income exceeds the set limits.
Jan. 3, 2022
- Incoming male freshmen at the Manhattan Campus of Kansas State University
- display excellence in academics, motivation for personal success, and an interest in studying the principles of leadership
Jan. 4, 2024
- To be eligible, you must
- have faced significant personal challenges as well as financial hardship
- be a Kansas resident
- be a current high school senior enrolling at KU in the upcoming fall semester
- be admitted to the University of Kansas
- show financial need determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Priority consideration will be given to first-generation college students (students whose parents did not earn a four-year college degree)
Jan. 4, 2024
- demonstrate at school, at the workplace, and within the community the attributes of leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship;
- demonstrate strong academic performance (minimum 3.0 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent);
- be citizens of the United States of America;
- be current high school seniors attending high school in the United States (students living on U.S. Armed Forces base and homeschooled students are also eligible); and
- plan to enroll in a full-time undergraduate course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year college or university in the United States for the entire upcoming academic year.
January 10, 2024
- Be a graduating high school senior.
- Be a minority high school student.
- Plan to attend an accredited and approved four-year institution within the United States.
- Show leadership potential.
- Demonstrate a dedication to community service.
- Present evidence of financial need.
- Be a United States citizen.
- Have a minimum SAT score of 1,000 combined on the math and critical reading sections or a composite ACT score of 21.
- Not possess a degree from a 2 or 4–year College when applying for the scholarship.
Jan. 13, 2023
- Open to current Kansas High School, College, and/or Technical School students.
- Applicant must intend to continue his/her education in an education or business-related program.
- Applicant must be enrolled in a minimum of nine semester hours (at least half-time). Enrollment must be in an accredited post-secondary educational facility within the state of Kansas.