The Carl R. Ice College of Engineering scholarships include awards for transfer students, student leaders and education abroad. An overview of scholarship options follow.
High School Seniors
A wide range of Kansas State University scholarship options exist for students demonstrating strong academic excellence, leadership, community service and other criteria. Working with the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering, the K-State Office of Student Financial Assistance assigns scholarships for qualified students. Major scholarships are shared awards that include support from the college and degree program of interest. More information on Kansas State University scholarships is available on the Office of Student Financial Assistance scholarship website. Nov. 1 is the priority scholarship application deadline for incoming freshmen.
The Carl R. Ice College of Engineering has a limited number of other scholarship awards for new students transitioning from high school associated with Project Lead The Way and U.S. First Robotics.
Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Scholarship
The Kansas State University Carl R. Ice College of Engineering is a university partner with Project Lead The Way and offers scholarships for first-year students. Any student who has completed relevant coursework within the PLTW curriculum at a certified PLTW high school may apply. This is a one-time scholarship in the amount of $500. The college will award a minimum of two scholarships annually. The application will be made available after the first of the year.
U.S. FIRST Robotics Scholarship
The Kansas State University Carl R. Ice College of Engineering is a university sponsor of U.S. FIRST Robotics and offers scholarships for first-year students. Any student who has participated in U.S. FIRST Robotics may apply. This is a one-time scholarship in the amount of $1,000. The college will award up to three scholarships annually. The application will be made available after the first of the year.
The Carl R. Ice College of Engineering awards scholarships to incoming transfer students. To be eligible, the student must:
- be admitted to Kansas State University;
- be admitted to the Carl R. Ice College of Engineering;
- complete the university scholarship application; and
- complete the Engineering Transfer Scholarship application.
The application deadline has passed for students starting in the fall 2020 term.
Scholarship Renewal Information
Renewal criteria for Putnam and other university scholarships for the 2019-20 academic year is available on K-State's Scholarship Renewal Information page. For more information, view the Frequently Asked Questions.
Other Scholarship Opportunities
Undergraduates enrolled as full-time students (12 hours or more per semester) in an engineering degree program (or general engineering), and who are at the rank of sophomore, junior or senior, are eligible for other scholarship opportunities. Some of these are identified below. Students are advised through campus email about these awards and others that arise as funding is available.
Education Abroad Scholarship
The college strongly advocates international experience for its undergraduate students. A limited number of $500-$1000 grants are available for enrolled Carl R. Ice College of Engineering students each year who plan to participate in an education abroad program. To learn more about the International Experience Grant, visit the College's Education Abroad page.
First Generation to College Scholarship
The Engineering First Generation to College Scholarship provides financial assistance to a limited number of those who are first- generation- to-college students, who are actively involved in the college and who have demonstrated financial need. Qualification and application information is sent to engineering students at the start of the fall semester.
Engineering Student Leadership Scholarship
The Carl R. Ice College of Engineering has a limited number of scholarships for undergraduate students who are actively involved in engineering student leadership. The purpose of this scholarship program is to recognize active leadership in College of Engineering student organizations and/or active involvement on a College of Engineering student design/creative inquiry team as well as service to the college. Qualification and application information is sent to engineering students at the start of the fall semester.
Undergraduate students who are part of the Multicultural Engineering Program, or MEP, are eligible for the scholarships listed below. MEP students must fill out the general scholarship application by Feb. 1.
- KSU MEP NACME Block Grant Scholars: 10 scholarships are awarded annually from the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering grant.
- KSU MEP NACME Associate Scholars: 12 scholarships are awarded annually in support of the mission of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, provided through engineering funds.
For more information on Hispanic/Latino student scholarships, visit the Alianza website.
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