Steps to Obtain Institutional Aid
How do I apply?
The priority filing deadline for institutional aid is April 1st for the fall semester and December 1st for the spring semester. Applicants who have earned less than 12 credit hours of college coursework must submit a high school transcript or GED score. Students who have earned at least 12 credit hours of college coursework must submit official transcripts for previous college courses. Please review the specific requirements for each scholarship at Institutional Scholarships and Grants-in-Aid Information.
- Academic and Endowment Scholarships – Students applying for an academic or endowment scholarship must complete the Scholarship Application. A student may not receive more than one academic or endowment scholarship.
- Athletic and Activity Grants-in-Aid – Recipients of athletic and activity grants-in-aid are selected by the coach or sponsor. Those interested in grants –in-aid can obtain more information at Athletics or Activities, or review the scholarship requirements at Institutional Scholarships and Grants-in Aid Information.
- Other Institutional Scholarships
- Employee Grant – Faculty, staff and adjuncts are eligible for a grant covering tuition, fees, and book rental.
- Employee Spouse or Dependent Grant – Spouses or dependent children of full-time employees may be eligible for this tuition and book rental fee grant.
- Early Start Scholarship – First-time college students needing developmental education in atleast two areas may apply for this summer session scholarship.
- Kessinger Scholarship – Students who are 4-H members from Iola or Woodson counties are encouraged to apply.
- Seabury Scholarship – This scholarship is for first-time college students who have been out of high school for more than five years.
- Zahn Scholarship – This agriculture scholarship is given yearly to four students on the Iola campus.
- Bryan Lewis Family Scholarship – Students are encouraged to apply for this need based scholarship.