Learn about the eligibility requirements for numerous financial aid awards available in the State of Kansas and other general information.


You must complete and submit the State of Kansas Student Aid Application IF, AND ONLY IF, you want to apply for any of the following programs: Adult Learner Grant, Kansas Computer Science Educator Scholarship, Kansas Career Technical Workforce Grant, Kansas Military Service Scholarship, Kansas National Guard Educational Assistance, Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship, Kansas State Scholarship, Kansas Promise Act Scholarship or the Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship.

Note:  Kansas Comprehensive Grant does not require the state application; however, you must file the FAFSA form. 


Read the descriptions and criteria for each program before you apply. If you do not meet the minimum legislated criteria of a program, you cannot be considered for funding.


The priority date to process this STATE application is May 1. Please review each scholarship for the priority date on the Scholarship and Grants webpage.


If you do not submit BOTH applications (See #3) to the correct addresses, your file is incomplete and you will not be included in the applicant pool.


Each program listed requires the recipient to:

  • be a Kansas resident - some exceptions apply
  • enroll at a Kansas college or university - some exceptions apply
  • not already be awarded an undergraduate degree. See application criteria for the Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship and the Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship, which include an exception for applicants with a degree. 


A complete application requires:


  • Completing and mailing the paper application form, additional form(s), and any other required materials. (May 1 priority date) 
  •  Mail to:

Kansas Board of Regents
Student Financial Assistance
1000 S.W. Jackson; Suite 520
Topeka, KS 66612-1368

  • Submitting additional required materials (i.e. official college transcripts, letter of recommendation, high school information, etc.), if applicable, to the KBOR address above. (May 1 priority deadline)
  • Completing and submitting the FAFSA online at www.fafsa.gov 

Please submit all application materials by May 1st as funding is limited.

Important: Check social security numbers. Make sure the correct student social security number is used on both the federal and the state application.


Many FAFSA questions are used to determine eligibility for the State of Kansas programs. Complete the FAFSA carefully and accurately. Otherwise, your scholarship application may be rejected. You may estimate adjusted gross income and federal taxes paid when you complete the FAFSA, in order to meet application priority deadlines.


Provide a return address on your envelope. Your only proof of non-delivery will be your returned envelope. Use enough postage so your application can be delivered. Use first-class mail, regular delivery only.


If you have general questions about the student financial aid application process, contact the financial aid office of your first college choice. If you have further questions about the Kansas student financial aid programs described in these instructions, contact:

Kansas Board of Regents
Student Financial Assistance
1000 S.W. Jackson; Suite 520
Topeka, KS 66612-1368
Fax: 785.430.4233
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