2020 FHSU Scholarships

FHSU net price is at $11,872.00 per year and will likely continue climbing like all colleges around the U.S. There are various ways to combat the steep rises in college tuition, and scholarships can be a key ingredient in reducing the overall cost of Fort Hays State University. FHSU awards an average of $20,718.00 to each student, which can help alleviate some of the financial burden. However, most families will need to find other sources of funding to bridge the remaining tuition gap. In addition to the annual tuition, FHSU students can expect to pay $N/A in housing costs and $N/A in meal plan costs - if you chose to live in the surrounding area of Hays, then those costs could be even higher.

90% of full-time students receive local or institutional grants with an average award size of $4,789.00. Furthermore, 39% of students receive federal grants with an average amount of $4,260.00.

The numbers seem bleak and, truthfully, they are for most average American families. Luckily, the scholarships below are open to Fort Hays State University students, with the goal of helping to afford a college education. Some scholarships may be specifically provided by FHSU while others are open to FHSU students, though not exclusive to Fort Hays State University.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for Fort Hays State University students?

There are 15 scholarships totaling $13,450.00 available to residents. You can easily browse through all 15 scholarships below.

What types of scholarships are available for Fort Hays State University students?

Each scholarship below may have different requirements and guidelines. While some of the Fort Hays State University scholarships can only be used for specific purposes, many of them can be used for all types of expenses including supplies, tuition, room and board and more. Furthermore, this list can include Fort Hays State University study abroad scholarships, Fort Hays State University transfer scholarships, and Fort Hays State University merit scholarships.

Are these scholarships for FHSU study abroad?

At least a few of these scholarships below can be put toward FHSU study abroad. If the scholarship does not specify a specific purpose or use of funds, then it is most likely eligible. You can double-check with the scholarship provider to confirm.

What scholarships are available to FHSU transfer students?

The ScholarshipPoints and Scholarship Owl scholarships, at least, are open to Fort Hays State University transfer students and the funds can be put toward all types of expenses. FHSU transfer students face the same financial pressures as normal students, and scholarships providers are well-aware of the need for FHSU transfer scholarships.

Are these FHSU scholarships limited by major?

You’ll need to check each scholarship’s own guidelines to determine if it is restricted to a specific major. However, most scholarships in this database are open to all students - some scholarships may only be open to certain students based on geographic criteria or areas of interest but they should be clearly marked. Whether you’re a nursing student, honors student, engineering major, or studying another discipline, chances are you’ll find at least 1 scholarship for you.

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Hansen Leaders of Tomorrow

Sponsor by Dane G. Hansen Foundation

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a high school in the 26-county area of northwest Kansas, have a minimum 3.5 GPA, and plan on attending an accredited school in Kansas.

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$4,000.00 September 6 Apply Now

Albert M. Lappin Scholarship

Sponsor by American Legion - Kansas Location 1314 Topeka Avenue, Topeka

Applicant must be the child of an American Legion or Auxiliary member.

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$1,000.00 February 15 Apply Now

Music Scholarship

Sponsor by American Legion - Kansas Location 1314 Topeka Avenue, Topeka

Applicant must be a Kansas resident attending an approved Kansas college or university.

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$1,000.00 February 15 Apply Now

Hansen Scholar Award

Sponsor by Dane G. Hansen Foundation

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a high school in the 26-county area of northwest Kansas, have a minimum 3.5 GPA, and plan to attend an accredited four-year college or university in Kansas.

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- September 6 Apply Now

Hansen Student Scholarship

Sponsor by Dane G. Hansen Foundation

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a high school in the 26-county area of northwest Kansas, have a minimum 3.5 GPA, and plan on attending a an accredited school in Kansas.

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- September 6 Apply Now

Ted and Nora Anderson Scholarship

Sponsor by American Legion - Kansas Location 1314 Topeka Avenue, Topeka

Applicant must be a child of a Kansas American Legion or Auxiliary member and attending a school in Kansas.

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$500.00 February 15 Apply Now

Paul L. Flaherty Scholarship

Sponsor by American Legion - Kansas Location 1314 Topeka Avenue, Topeka

Applicant must be a resident of Kansas, have participated in high school athletics, and attend an approved Kansas school.

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$250.00 July 15 Apply Now

Hugh A. Smith Scholarship

Sponsor by American Legion - Kansas Location 1314 Topeka Avenue, Topeka

Applicant must be the child of an American Legion or Auxiliary member and attend an approved Kansas school.

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$500.00 February 15 Apply Now

Midwest Student Exchange Program

Sponsor by Midwestern Higher Education Compact Location 1300 Second Street, Suite 130, Minneapolis, MN

Applicant must be a non-resident student at a participating MSEP campus. Please visit sponsor's website for specific details pertaining to your state and/or school.

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- February 1 Apply Now

Copper Award

Sponsor by Fort Hays State University Location 600 Park Street, Hays, KS

Applicant must be an incoming first-year student with a composite ACT score of 21.

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$500.00 June 1 Apply Now

Transfer Scholarship

Sponsor by Fort Hays State University Location 600 Park Street, Hays, KS

Applicant must be a transfer student with at least 45 credit hours completed and a minimum 3.0 GPA.

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$1,000.00 November 15, February 15 Apply Now

Presidential Scholarship

Sponsor by Fort Hays State University Location 600 Park Street, Hays, KS

Applicant must be an incoming first-year student with a minimum composite ACT score of 30.

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$2,000.00 June 1 Apply Now

Miller Black & Gold Award

Sponsor by Fort Hays State University Location 600 Park Street, Hays, KS

Applicant must be an incoming first-year student with a minimum composite ACT score of 28.

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$1,200.00 June 1 Apply Now