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 2022-2023 Legacy Scholarship recipients.

Scholarship Qualifications
Our 2022-2023 scholarships have been awarded. To apply for 2023-2024, complete the K-State Scholarship Network application before the deadline in spring 2023. 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. 
• 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. Determination of financial need is based on information provided on the 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. 
• Information about the Heritage Scholarship may be found on this webpage.