Legacy Scholarship

Children and grandchildren of K-State alumni are invited to apply for the K-State Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship.
Approximately 150 scholarships are awarded each spring for the following scholastic year. View the list of the 2016 Legacy Scholarship recipients. 

Scholarship Qualifications
• At least one parent, step-parent, grandparent or legal guardian must be a K-State alumnus. 

• Scholarships will be awarded to in-state, out-of-state and international students. 

• Scholarships will only be awarded to recipients enrolled in 12 or more credit hours at K-State per semester, or nine or more credit hours if enrolled as a graduate student.


• Preference is given to students whose qualified parent, step-parent, grandparent or legal guardian is an active, dues-paying annual or life member of the Association.

• High school and current K-State students must have a grade point average of at least a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (3.6 with 24 college credits for transfer students).

• A high school candidate must complete a general scholarship application by the deadline established by the university. All other students must complete a general scholarship application by Feb. 1. 

• Qualified applicants must be able to answer YES to these questions on the general scholarship application:

  1. I have at least one parent that graduated from K-State OR I have at least one grandparent that graduated from K-State.
  2. I have at least one parent or grandparent that is an active, dues paying annual member or a life member of the K-State Alumni Association.

• Students must be admitted to the university.


Other Information
• Scholarships are not applicable to summer school.

• The university scholarship committee will select the recipients for the K-State Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship. Factors to be considered are scholarship, leadership and financial need. Determination of financial need is based on information provided on FAFSA application

With more than 1,500 applicants, please note not all qualifying students will receive this scholarship. Students are encouraged to apply each year that they are enrolled at K-State.

• Funding is provided through the K-State License Plate Program and donors to the Legacy Scholarship Fund.

• Contact the K-State Admissions Office for information on the university's Heritage Scholarship.

• For questions, contact Terin Walters at 785-532-5052 or TWalters@k-state.com.