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Scholarships + Tuition Waivers available to current and future Emporia State students

Emporia State University Scholarships + Tuition Waivers

Emporia State University offers a host of scholarships and tuition discount programs.

Our tuition discount programs include Corky Plus and MSEP and NEARR. Students who live in certain counties in Missouri are eligible for Corky Plus. The Midwest Student Exchange Program (MSEP) includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin and Ohio.

Our Sunflower Scholarship is a renewable $5,000 scholarship for students who do not qualify for in-state, Corky Plus or NEARR discounts.

Presidential Scholarships

Learn more to see if you qualify for Presidential Scholarships

Sunflower Scholarships

This scholarship is for students who do not qualify for reduced tuition or in-state tuition

Kansas Residents and High School Grad Scholarships

These scholarships are specifically for Kansas residents and if you graduated high school in Kansas

Business Degree Scholarships

Learn more about scholarships for Business majors

Education + Wellness scholarships

Undergraduate and graduate degree scholarships for education, counseling, HPER, and psychology students can be found here

Healthcare-related Degree Scholarships

Scholarships for Healthcare-related majors

Kansas County Clerks’ and Election Officials Scholarships

This $500 scholarship is annually awarded to eligible Kansas High School seniors, and college freshman and sophomores

Departmental Scholarships

ESU’s departments offers a wealth of scholarships to incoming and current students

Activity Scholarships + Talent Awards

Many scholarships are available by interests and talents

Athletic Scholarships

Several scholarships are available to incoming athletes

Additional Scholarships

Find information on scholarships like the Dirty Kanza 200, Valedictorian/Salutatorian and more


Save more than 50% off non-resident tuition

Corky Plus

Through the Corky Plus tuition program, Emporia State University extends in-state tuition to select counties in Missouri and Oklahoma.

Graduate School Scholarships

Scholarships that are available for graduate students.