2017-2018 Emporia State Scholarship Program

Through the generosity of many Emporia State University alumni, faculty, staff and friends, first-time freshmen and transfer students who are enrolled full-time are eligible for the Emporia State University Scholarship Program. First-time freshmen are eligible for an additional six semesters. Transfers are eligible for an additional two semesters. Priority date for enrollment is June 4, 2018 for fall 2018 scholarship eligibility. See the chart below for renewal amounts.

Presidential Scholarships

ACT ScoreGPA 3.00 - 3.24GPA 3.25 - 3.49GPA 3.50 - 3.74GPA 3.75 - 4.00
21 $1,000 $1,250 $1,500 $1,750
22 $1,300 $1,400 $1,750 $2,000
23 $1,500 $1,650 $1,850 $2,150
24 $1,700 $1,800 $2,000 $2,350
25 $1,900 $2,100 $2,200 $2,450
26 $2,100 $2,200 $2,500 $2,800
27 $2,200 $2,400 $2,750 $3,000
28 $2,500 $2,900 $3,000 $3,300
29 $2,600 $3,000 $3,200 $3,500
30+ $2,700 $3,200 $3,500 $3,600

Transfer Scholarships

Cumulative GPA Based on 24+ HoursAward Amount
3.75 - 4.00 $3,200
3.50 - 3.74 $2,600
3.25 - 3.49 $1,900
3.00 - 3.24 $1,700

Presidential and Transfer Scholarship Renewal

To be eligible for renewal of the Presidential or Transfer Scholarship, students must complete a total of 30 credit hours in the combined fall, spring, and trailing summer semesters while maintaining a 3.0 GPA. Renewal amounts are the same as the original award amounts.

Valedictorian/Salutatorian Scholarship

New freshmen starting at Emporia State who are named the Class Valedictorian, or are ranked 1 in their class, are eligible for a one time $500 award. Students who are named Class Salutatorian, or are ranked 2 in their class, are eligible for a one time $250 award. For more information, please contact the Admissions office by email or by calling 620.341.5465.

Phi Theta Kappa Member Scholarship

New transfers starting at ESU each fall, who have been active members of Phi Theta Kappa, are eligible for a one time $1,000 award. All-Kansas Academic Team members are eligible for an additional one-time award of $500 for an overall PTK scholarship of $1,500.

To receive the award, apply for admission at http://www.emporia.edu/admissions/apply, send your transcripts, and send your PTK membership information to ESU’s Admissions Office. For more information, please contact the Admissions office by email or by calling 620.341.5465.

Endly Memorial Scholarship

H. Merle Endly, whose family has a long history with Emporia State University dating back to early 1900s when ESU was Kansas State Normal School, established this scholarship to honor his sister Virginia Endly. The scholarship will be equal to current undergraduate in-state tuition and fees, the current Resident Hall fee (double room) including the full meal plan, and the current average cost of books for a full-time student in good academic standing. Recipients are eligible to reapply. Graduate and undergraduate students may apply. Current ESU students may submit an unofficial transcript from Buzz-In.

Visit www.emporia.edu/finaid/scholarships for information about other scholarships.

The Admissions Office will send scholarship award letters after students apply for admission, and high school transcripts/test scores or college transcripts arrive. If you have any questions, please contact Admissions at 620.341.5465 or go2esu@emporia.edu

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