Legacy Scholars

Children and grandchildren of K-State alumni who are incoming freshmen or first-year transfer students are invited to apply for a $2,000 K-State Alumni Association Legacy Scholarship. Approximately 100 scholarships are awarded each winter for the following scholastic year. View the list of the 2024-2025 Legacy Scholarship recipients.

Scholarship Qualifications
Our 2024-2025 scholarships have been awarded. To apply for 2025-2026 please indicate on your application for admission that you have a parent, guardian, or grandparent who graduated from K-State.

Scholarships will be awarded to incoming freshmen and first-year transfer students enrolled in 12 or more credit hours at K-State per semester. As financial need is a requirement for the scholarship, a  FAFSA application  must be completed. Incoming freshman 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 $1,000 for the fall and $1,000 for the spring semester. 
• Scholarships are not applicable to summer school. 
• The university scholarship committee will select the recipients for the scholarship.
• Please note not all qualifying students will receive this scholarship.
• 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 .