Scholarships and Financial Aid

Kansas State University and APDesign offer scholarship and financial assistance opportunities for both incoming and returning students.

APDesign typically awards over $620,000 in college, departmental, and education abroad scholarships annually to students demonstrating outstanding academic achievements and personal excellence. Some of these scholarships are based upon financial need.

All students should complete the K-State Scholarship Network application to be eligible for APDesign scholarships. All APDesign scholarships and awards are based on availability of funds.

Complete the scholarship application by the following priority dates for full consideration:

  • Incoming Freshman: December 1
  • Transfer Students: February 1
  • International Students: February 1
  • Returning Students: March 15
Discover how you can apply for scholarships


Missouri Tuition Match Program

The new Missouri Tuition Match Program, a program that allows many freshmen and transfer students from Missouri to pay in-state tuition at K-State.

Learn about the new Missouri Tuition Match Program

Missouri Reciprocal Tuition Agreement

Incoming students who do not qualify for the Missouri Match may qualify for the Missouri Reciprocal Waiver (pdf). Please contact Karina Taufi at to learn more.


Financial Aid

Connect with your financial aid advisor and find resources. Connect with the Office of Student Financial Assistance.



Contact the Director of Student Recruitment for help with your academic plans!