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Record 14,200 Scholarships Awarded to Kansas State University Students


Students at Kansas State University have earned nearly 14,200 academic scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic year — 500 more than in 2015-2016 and 2,000 more than in 2014-2015.
Overall, Kansas State University students have earned more than $33.28 million in scholarships for the current academic year. Nearly 6,500 in-state students received $24.45 million, 1,456 out-of-state students received $8.29 million and 227 international students received more than $548,000 in scholarship funding.
"Thanks to the incredible support of our donors, we are awarding more scholarships to our students than ever before," said Pat Bosco, vice president for student life and dean of students. "We remain the No. 1 choice among Kansas high school seniors. We are extending the general scholarship deadline for incoming freshmen to Dec. 15, so we encourage all high school seniors to apply."
Most of the scholarships are made possible through donations and gifts to the Kansas State University Foundation. Information on the university's student financial assistance is available at

Colorado scholarship recipients include:

Atwood: Tara Cook, Agricultural Enhancement Fund, Honors Scholarship, Kellogg Company Endowed Scholarship in Agriculture

Burlington: Taylor Brenner, Robert K. and Dale J. Weary Scholarship; Jansen Penny, Agricultural Enhancement Fund, Alumni Association Wabash Colorado Scholarship, Honors Scholarship

Deer Trail: Cara Jolly, Agricultural Enhancement Fund, K-State Rodeo Club Endowed Scholarship, Transfer Honors Scholarship

Holly: Ryan Nordyke, Honors Scholarship, K-State Engineering Initiative Scholarship; Grant Thompson, Alumni Association Wabash Colorado Scholarship, Honors Scholarship; Brooklyn Vargas, Honors Scholarship

Idalia: Jason Dutton, Agricultural Enhancement Fund, Denison Scholarship

Joes: Kayla Weaver, Honors Scholarship, K-State Alumni Association Activities 

Kit Carson: Alexandra Hornung, Denison Scholarship; Cecilia Hornung, Denison Scholarship, Leslie E. and Stella M. Ellithorpe Student Research Award in Human Ecology

La Junta: Kari White, Keith O. Zoellner Memorial Dissertation Award

Lamar: Leah Gaines, T. Hobart and Marion Brown McVay Scholarship; Jacob Specht, Edwin F. and Eunice F. Wambsganss Construction Science Scholars; Shaile Taylor, Honors Scholarship 

Las Animas: Brett Wilson, Agricultural Enhancement Fund

Olathe: Trent Rose, Honors Scholarship, K-State Engineering Initiative Scholarship

Sterling: Ella Norman, Honors Scholarship

Strasburg: William Buchanan, Agricultural Enhancement Fund, Honors Scholarship

Stratton: Sara May, Denison Scholarship, Paul B. and Sandra M. Edgerley Business Administration Leadership Scholarship

Walsh: James Wilson, Edwin G. Brychta and Lillian J. Brychta Scholarship, Gladwin A. Read Memorial Fund, Heritage Award