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International Student Scholarships

International Undergraduate Global Achievement Scholarship

Award: $2,000 per semester up to 8 semesters (Totaling $16,000)

This $2,000 renewable scholarship will be awarded per semester up to 8 semesters totaling $16,000.

  • Applicant must apply as a new international undergraduate and be accepted as a degree-seeking, full-time student (International Admission)
  • Requirements: completed scholarship application, 2 reference letters and a personal statement essay
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • This is a renewable award of $2,000 per semester up to 4 years (8 semesters) not to exceed $16,000
  • Student must maintain a 3.0 GPA and be in good standing to renew the scholarship
  • Not eligible: exchange students, government/employer sponsored students, Intensive English Program students
  • Deadline: Fall - June 1; Spring - October 15
  • Global Achievement Scholarship Application Form

International Undergraduate Academic Excellence Scholarship

Award: $3,000 (one-time)

This $3,000 scholarship will be awarded to new international undergraduate students attending Pittsburg State University.

  • Applicant must apply as a new international undergraduate and be accepted as a degree-seeking, full-time student
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Awarded based on the application for admission on a first-come basis
  • There is not a separate application for this scholarship
  • This is a one-time award, not exceeding $3000 per award ($1,500 for the first 2 semesters)
  • Not eligible: exchange students, government/employer sponsored students, Kansas-Paraguay scholarship students, students in special short-term non-degree programs, IEP students

Intensive English Program Academic Excellence Scholarship

Award: $1,000 (one-time)

  • International students achieving the highest grade in the APC level of the Intensive English Program are eligible for this award (typically two are chosen for Spring, two for Fall and one for Summer)Students need not apply for the scholarship; applicants will be considered based on the grades in APC level of IEP
  • Not eligible: exchange students, government/employer sponsored students, Kansas-Paraguay scholarship students, students in special short-term non-degree programs
  • This is a one-time award, not exceeding $1000 per award
  • Awards will be distributed each semester as a tuition waiver

Honors College Scholarship

Presidential Award: $9,500 per year for four years

University Award: $4,500 per year for four years

The Honors College provides the opportunity for incoming (entering) freshman to participate in the most selective academic group at the university.

The application is open once a year and the deadline for the scholarship is January 15 for the following Fall semester. Students are advised to apply for this scholarship together with the application to the university.

For more information, visit the Honors College website.

Transfer Scholar Leadership Program

Award: $2,000 first year (renewable for second year)

To be eligible for this program a student must:

  • Be transferring from a community college
  • Have at least a 3.25 cumulative college GPA
  • Completed at least 42 hours of college coursework (at least 24 hours completed after high school graduation) and enrolled full-time during the semester of application
  • Download Application Form

  • Download Reference Form

  • Deadline is February 1.

For more information, visit the Transfer Scholar Leadership Program website.

Legacy Scholarship Program (Alumni)

Award: 150% of In-State Tuition

The Legacy Scholarship program, which began Fall of 2011, allows nonresident children and grandchildren of alumni to attend PSU for 150 percent of the resident tuition. The program is available for full-time undergraduate students enrolling at PSU for the first time and who meet the program criteria.

The duration of the award will be up to eight semester of undergraduate study. Students in the program must maintain a 2.50 GPA in work completed at PSU.

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International Advocate Scholarship

Award: $1,000 (renewable)

The International Advocate Scholarship is a service based scholarship. The recipient of this scholarship is required to perform some hours in promoting international programs. This scholarship is NOT available to incoming international students. Only international students who have completed one regular semester at Pittsburg State University with a CGPA 3.25 may apply for this scholarship. Students may download the application form for submission to the International Programs and Services Office.

Indian Student Academic Excellence Scholarship

Award: Up to $1,000 (renewable)

  • You must be enrolled as a full-time student at PSU and completed at least 1 semester
  • You must have at least a 2.5 GPA
  • You must be a citizen of India
  • Application Deadlines:
    • Fall Semester: July 31
    • Spring Semester: December 20

This scholarship will be awarded as a one-time tuition waiver, not exceeding $1000 per award.
The number of scholarships offered will be determined by the funds available.

Please return this form to the International Programs & Services Office, 118 Whitesitt Hall.

Malaysian Student Scholarships

Malaysian High Achiever Scholarship

Award: $1,000 (renewable)

Malaysian students pursuing any undergraduate major at PSU may apply to receive a tuition waiver of $1,000 per semester. A limit of 2 scholarships per year will be awarded.

Criteria:

  • A minimum of 3.2 CGPA with a significant record of active involvement in extra-curricular activities.
  • Recommendation of the EducationUSA advisor.

Condition for renewal: Recipient may continue to receive the scholarship each semester by maintaining at least a 3.2 GPA each semester. The scholarship recipient is also expected to have active involvement in campus activities at PSU.

Malaysian Technology Major Scholarship

Award: In-State Tuition

One Malaysian student each year majoring in any of our undergraduate Technology majors in the Kansas Technology Center will receive admission at the reduced in-state resident tuition rate. The estimated worth of the scholarship is about $4,500 per semester.

Criteria:

  • A minimum of 3.2 CGPA with a significant record of active involvement in extra-curricular activities.
  • Recommendation of the EducationUSA advisor.

Condition for renewal: Recipient may continue to receive the scholarship each semester by maintaining at least a 3.2 GPA each semester. The scholarship recipient is also expected to have active involvement in campus activities at PSU.

Paraguay-Kansas In-State Tuition Waiver

Award: In-State Tuition

The Kansas Paraguay Partnership (KPP) was created in 1968, along with its Paraguayan counterpart, the Comité Paraguay Kansas (CPK). The history of cooperation between the Republic of Paraguay and the State of Kansas fostered by the CPK and KPP make the expansion of cooperative programs between PSU and Paraguay an attractive opportunity for students and faculty.

Students who apply to Pittsburg State University through the Comité Paraguay Kansas, may be eligible for In-State Tuition.

For additional information

Tsang-Hsun Tsai and Ching-Hui Huang Scholarship

Award: $150 (renewable)

  • Majors Preferred: Communication - No Emphasis, Communication Studies, Advertising, Broadcasting, Public Relations, Theatre, Journalism, Advertising Track, Broadcasting Track, News Editorial Track, Photojournalism Track, Public Relations Track, Theatre Track
  • GPA Minimum Required: 3.000
  • Apply by February 1st.

Scholarship Application

Samuel J. Pease & William R. Herr Foreign Student Scholarship

Award: $1,000 (renewable)

This scholarship is restricted to Asian foreign students with financial need being a determining factor. Two $1,000 scholarships are awarded each year. Apply by February 1st.

Scholarship Application

Graduate Assistantship

Pittsburg State University offers graduate assistantships in most academic departments and some administrative departments. Assistantships are available as teaching, administrative and research. Students interested in applying for an assistantship must contact each department they are interested in working for to complete an application.

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General University Scholarships & Academic Department Scholarships

There may be scholarships available through each academic department. You may contact the department chair or your academic advisor to see what possibilities are available.

You are eligible to be considered by completing the PSU On-Line Scholarship Application. Complete your scholarship application by February 1st of each year.

For additional information and a list of scholarships