K-State Salina offers farewell scholarship program
Kansas State University Salina Aerospace and Technology Campus is committed to helping outstanding students achieve their academic goals with a new scholarship program, the Tenfold Scientists.
The Tenfold Scholars Program will award scholarships to 10 high school majors from Kansas high schools each year, beginning in the fall 2023 semester. The scholarships will cover the full cost of tuition for four years, room and board during the first and the second year, less any other grants or scholarships, and a laptop computer.
“K-State Salina offers a learning experience like no other institution,” said Alysia Starkey, CEO and Dean of K-State Salina. “Students learn by solving real industry problems in a collaborative environment, allowing individual strengths to shine in a supportive environment, and developing the knowledge and skills needed to succeed. Our approach prepares students to be able to start their careers before other graduates, which is why we are committed to making access to our institution as accessible and affordable as possible.”
To be eligible for the K-State Salina Tenfold Scholars program, the student must be a valedictorian of a Kansas public or private high school, have a minimum GPA of 3.95, and a minimum score of 32 on their ACT or 1420 on the SAT by April 1 of their senior year. A school official should verify the student’s standings and general good character. The student will need to be a degree-seeking undergraduate student enrolled full-time at K-State Salina. Students must apply by the priority application deadline of December 1, complete an on-site interview, and provide two letters of recommendation from a non-family member.
“K-State Salina’s Tenfold Scholars program is designed to help Kansas’ top high school students stay in the state,” said Christopher Smith, executive director of enrollment management and new student engagement at K-State. State Salina. “These initiatives make college accessible and affordable for these gifted high school students.”
The scholarship is renewable for three additional years if recipients maintain a minimum cumulative K-State GPA of 3.0 and are enrolled full-time each semester, taking at least 24 credit hours each year.
“Students who receive the scholarship will be able to choose from K-State Salina’s 14 undergraduate programs,” Smith said. “Whether the program is related to aviation, technology, or one of our integrated study options, the education gained here prepares graduates who will be career-ready upon graduation.”
For more information on the K-State Salina Tenfold Scholars program or to apply for the scholarship, visit salina.k-state.edu/tenfold-scholars.