2020 Kansas Scholarships

Kansas is not immune from the nationwide trend of rising tuition costs. The average tuition for Kansas universities is a whopping $9,067.00 and the total cost of attendance is $22,486.00. 58% of student graduates in Kansas graduate with an average debt load of $26,764.00. That’s why hundreds of thousands of students in Kansas turn either to scholarships or student loans.

These KS scholarships are available for men, women and a variety of students in Kansas, and any Kansas resident regardless of their interests or background. Kansas scholarships are available for college students, for adults going back to school, and all types of KS students or KS residents, and especially targeted to help middle class families afford a top-of-the-line education. The best part about these scholarships is they are easy (many require nothing more than filling out a simple form) and they don’t need to be paid back!

While some scholarships are easy and can be completed in under 30 seconds, others require more upfront information. We’ve marked easy scholarships with a little “Easy Apply” so you can prioritize them. This is the complete list of the best scholarships for Kansas residents.

How much total award money and scholarships are available for KS residents?

There are 166 scholarships totaling $496,015.00 available to Kansas residents. You can easily browse through all 166 scholarships below.

How many scholarships are available for moms and single moms in Kansas?

Moms in Kansas are eligible for all the same scholarships as KS residents. Therefore, the 166 scholarships worth $496,015.00 mentioned above is also available to moms and single moms. In addition, however, you can check out additional scholarships for moms, which have been provided exclusively for moms and single moms, and you can find from the main scholarship search engine page.

How many scholarships are available for college students in Kansas?

166 scholarships worth $496,015.00 are available for college students in KS. In addition, we encourage current college students in Kansas to check scholarships by school and, specifically, colleges in Kansas for more options. Here are links for scholarships at the 20 largest colleges in Kansas:

Lincoln University
Fort Lewis College
Colorado Mesa University
Delaware State University
Lynn University
Palm Beach Atlantic University
Albany State University
Georgia Southern University
Piedmont College
Hawaii Pacific University
Aurora University
Anderson University
Indiana State University
Buena Vista University
Cornell College
Iowa State University
Baker University
Benedictine College
Bethany College
Central Christian College of Kansas

How many scholarships are available for high school seniors in Kansas?

166 scholarships totaling $496,015.00 are available for high school seniors in KS. In addition, we encourage current high school students to check out more from the scholarship search engine.

Do I need to be a resident of KS to apply to these scholarships?

Our scholarship search automatically returns scholarships by all different types of requirements. The below scholarships are either explicitly available for Kansas residents, or they do not require specific state residency at all and are therefore available to KS students and residents, as well as others across the country.

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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

Oratorical Contest Scholarship

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

Applicant must be a United States citizen or legal resident under the age of 20 who is presently enrolled in a high school or junior school. Participation in the oratorical contest is required.

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$18,000.00 February 15 Apply Now

Beau Mitchell Memorial Scholarship

Sponsor by Colorado State University

Applicant should preferably be a non-resident student who is a former member of the Boy Scouts of America with strong moral character and an orientation toward the outdoors. Financial need required.

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- March 1 Apply Now

Sun Devil Scholarship

Sponsor by Arizona State University

Applicant must be a high school senior enrolling for the fall semester as a full-time student. Applicant will be automatically considered for the award once they have been admitted to the university.

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$6,500.00 December 1 Apply Now

Tuition Exemption Scholarship for Nonresidents

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana, have high standardized test scores, and an excellent academic record, especially in English and math.

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$9,400.00 December 1 Apply Now

Nonresident Fee Waiver

Sponsor by Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Applicant must be a resident of a state other than Louisiana and have a commendable academic record.

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$5,300.00 December 1 Apply Now

Admissions Academic Scholarship - Non-Resident

Sponsor by University of Central Florida Location Undergraduate Admissions, Orlando, FL

Applicant must not be a Florida resident.

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$3,500.00 March 1 Apply Now

Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship

Sponsor by Kansas Board of Regents

Applicant must be an ethnic minority who is a Kansas resident, attending an eligible Kansas school. Selection is based upon academic performance, ethnic category, and financial need.

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$1,850.00 May 1 Apply Now

Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship

Sponsor by Kansas Board of Regents

Applicant must be a Kansas resident attending an eligible Kansas institution full-time. Sponsorship with a health care agency is required.

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$3,500.00 May 1 Apply Now

Osteopathic Medical Service Scholarship

Sponsor by Kansas Board of Regents

Applicant must be a Kansas resident enrolled in a nationally accredited osteopathy school. Preference is given to first-year students.

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$15,000.00 May 1 Apply Now

James B. Pearson Fellowship

Sponsor by Kansas Board of Regents

Applicant must be a Kansas resident attending a Kansas school. Preference is given to applicants whose studies are directly related to foreign affairs. Fellowship is to encourage graduate students to experience the global perspective gained from study abroad.

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- April 17 Apply Now