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Additional Scholarships

From Valedictorian to Salutatorian to the Dirty Kanza 200, there’s a scholarship for you!

Valedictorian + Salutatorian Scholarship

Scholarships will be awarded when final, official high school transcripts are received

Charles and Toy Colbert Scholarship

For a current outstanding student leader participating in the Black Student Union.

Dirty Kanza Academic Scholarship

For qualifying undergraduate students

Education Opportunity Fund Grant

Academic scholarships and fellowships for both graduate and undergraduate students

Emporia Connection Legacy Scholarship

For freshmen students or new transfer students

Single Parent with Children Scholarship

Applicants must be a single parent with primary, sole, or joint custody of child(ren)

Scholarships for Minority Students

Resources from The Center for Online Education

Shepherd Scholarship

Annually honors Emporia State’s most outstanding students, as determined through a robust and competitive application process

Endly Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship covers undergraduate in-state tuition and fees, the current Resident Hall fee (double room) including full meal plan, and current average cost of books

Headrick Scholarship

Applicants must be descendants of Richard Bryon and Mary Frances (Barnett) Headrick

Latino Legacy Scholarship

Applicants must be current or incoming students and can be from any major

Phi Theta Kappa Membership Scholarship

For new transfer students starting at ESU each fall and spring, who have been active members of Phi Theta Kappa

Undocumented Students Scholarship

Scholarship opportunities for undocumented students

Non-Institutional Scholarships

If you receive a non-institutional scholarship, we ask that you notify the Office of Financial Aid of the amount and source of the award

Student Foundation Emergency Scholarship

The Student Foundation Emergency Scholarship is available to help students who experience unexpected and unforeseen circumstances which jeopardize their ability to pay for their education.

University Support Staff Dependent Scholarship

For children and/or dependents of Emporia State.

Gilman Scholarship

A grant program that enables students of limited financial means to study or intern abroad.

Gilman-McCain Scholarship

Provides awards of $5,000 for child dependents of active duty service members.

Brenzikofer Scholarship

Benefits students majoring in nursing.

Tuition Assistance for ESU Employees, Spouses, and Eligible Dependents

A program that helps cover the cost of tuition for eligible employees, spouses, and dependents of ESU employees.

"My Dream, My Future" Scholarship

The My Dream, My Future Scholarship provides scholarship support to undergraduate students who advocate for or identify as Dreamers; that is, undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children.