Legacy Scholars

Children and grandchildren of K-State alumni are invited to apply for a $1,000 K-State Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship. Approximately 200 scholarships are awarded each spring for the following scholastic year. View the list of the 2023-2024 Legacy Scholarship recipients.

Scholarship Qualifications
Our 2023-2024 scholarships have been awarded. To apply for 2024-2025, complete the K-State Scholarship Network application before the deadline in spring 2024. The Legacy Scholarship questions are found in the “General Application” section of the KSN application.

• Qualified applicants must check the box for this question in the Personal Background section:
I have at least one parent/grandparent who graduated from K-State.

• And provide the name(s) in the following field:
If you have a parent or grandparent who is a dues-paying member of the Kansas State University Alumni Association please enter their name here:

• 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. 
As financial need is a requirement for the scholarship, a 
FAFSA application must be completed.
• 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).

Other Information
• Scholarships are $500 for the fall and $500 for the spring semester. 
• 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 academic merit and financial need. 
 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. 
• For more information on additional scholarships provided by K-State, please visit the university's scholarship webpage.