Graduate Fellowships and Scholarships at K-State
The K-State Scholarship Network (KSN) is an online application portal that will connect you to scholarship opportunities. You will create a profile in the system that will help match you to specific scholarship opportunities provided by K-State donors and offered through university departments, potentially including your own academic college and/or department. Scholarship opportunities are available for incoming and continuing students. To be considered for scholarships, you must complete the KSN application by February 15 each year. All scholarship awards in the KSN are made for the fall semester.
The purpose of the USDA APHIS NBAF Scientist Training Program, or NSTP, is to build the necessary technical and subject matter expertise to support the
Foreign Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (FADDL) at the new National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility in Manhattan, KS. In addition to serving as an international reference laboratory for foot and mouth disease virus and a national reference laboratory for other foreign animal diseases such as classical swine fever and African swine fever viruses, FADDL’s mission will expand to include emerging and zoonotic diseases, including BSL-4 pathogens.
As the world's human population continues to grow, rural communities in the United States and around the world are faced with the challenge of producing food for over 9 billion people by 2050 and at the same time are facing natural resources depletion challenges. The National Science Foundation (NSF) established a National Research Traineeship (NRT) program at Kansas State University, The Rural Resources Resiliency NSF Research Traineeship, to overcome these challenges. This program is focus on solving the grand challenges of creating sustainable food, energy, and water systems in rural communities in semi-arid regions by developing a resilient food, energy, and water system. To reach this goal we research engineering and socioeconomic innovations to conserve water, create renewable energy, and help sustain rural communities in semi-arid regions and are involved in interdisciplinary cutting-edge research combining academic fields of engineering, sociology, and agricultural economics.
The Sarachek Predoctoral Honors Fellowship provides an award of $17,000 to a graduate student enrolled in a Ph.D. program at Kansas State University. In addition to the fellowship, up to three Sarachek Scientific Travel Awards of $1,000 each will be presented annually.
The Small Grant Program supports research expenses for Master's and PhD students in their final year. Grants will be up to $1,000 for research costs.
Please contact colleges and departments for additional scholarship and fellowship opportunities. For additional funding opportunities, view the Funding Connection.
The Taiwan Study Abroad Scholarship has been established with the goal of providing graduate students and undergraduates enrolled in a concurrent bachelor’s/master’s degree the opportunity to experience the Taiwanese culture while studying or traveling for an educational experience to Taiwan. Scholarships will be awarded to support one of the following educational experiences: study abroad for a minimum of one semester, participation in a faculty-led study abroad trip that includes cultural experiences, or presentation of scholarly research at an international professional meeting in Taiwan or an invited exhibition of scholarly work.
The University Distinguished Professors Graduate Student Award provides an award to a graduate student(s) enrolled in a PhD program at Kansas State University. Eligible students must be admitted to candidacy, entering the last year of his or her program, and be enrolled in the fall semester of the award year.