Legacy Scholarship Program
The Fort Hays
State University Legacy Scholarship Program was established to honor the
legacy of its alumni while supporting the exceptional educational
environment provided by the University. Such programs continue the
legacy of the FHSU tradition by providing scholarships to academically
talented children of FHSU graduates who are members of the FHSU Alumni
FHSU Legacy Scholarship Program Funding
All new first-time freshman, non-resident students living outside of Kansas, Colorado, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Nebraska,
who meet the designated criteria, are eligible for consideration. The
individual awards will be $5,000 per academic year, renewable up to four
years, or $20,000 total.
Applicants must be incoming, non-resident, first-time freshman living outside of Kansas, Colorado, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Nebraska, who have an ACT composite score of 21 or higher or equivalent score on the SAT.
must be legal children or dependents, including adopted or stepchildren
of FHSU graduates who are current dues paying members of the FHSU
of deceased FHSU Alumni Association members are also eligible if the
alumnus was a dues paying member of the Association at the time of his
or her death.
must apply for admission to Fort Hays State University as degree
seeking undergraduates and must enroll in 12 or more on-campus
undergraduate credit hours in both fall and spring semesters.
recipients will receive $5,000 per year for up to four years of
undergraduate study, or $20,000 total, with monies to be dispersed in
equal amounts each semester of the award year.
scholarship must be used in the designated year it is awarded. It is
not transferable. Students who withdraw from all classes will
automatically forfeit the scholarship for future semesters.
Recipients will be notified upon verification of scholarship guidelines and criteria.
previously awarded/accepted FHSU ACT driven scholarship or the Academic
Opportunity Award will be replaced by this Legacy Scholarship.
renewal is automatic each year provided the student maintains a FHSU
cumulative 2.50 or higher GPA and completes at least 12 on-campus credit
hours each semester, and the sponsoring legacy remains a current member
of the FHSU Alumni Association.
are eligible to receive up to eight (8) semesters of funding within a
consecutive four year period, as all renewal criteria is met.
For further information, contact the FHSU Scholarship Services Office at 785-628-4419, 800-628-3478 or e-mail at email@example.com