Nationally Competitive Scholarships

Welcome to the Nationally Competitive Scholarship Office for Kansas State University. I advise all students interested in nationally and internationally competitive scholarships. Please come see me if you have questions or would like to talk about possible opportunities. You should consult with your department and/or Student Financial Assistance if you seek money awarded by K-State.

Jim Hohenbary 
Assistant Dean
112 Eisenhower Hall
(785) 532-6904

Advising Information

About the Scholarship Office
Recent Scholars at KSU


--If you are a member of Phi Kappa Phi and will begin graduate school in Fall 2014, the application for the Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Fellowship is due March 15 to Jim Hohenbary.  We can nominate one student to apply nationally.

--April 14, 2014 is the campus deadline for students seeking nomination for the Truman Scholarship.  Contact me at to request the campus application.  I will host several information sessions: 

  • Thursday, March 6: 10:00 AM or 3:00 PM -- Student Union 204
  • Friday, March 7: 10:00 AM or 3:00 PM -- Student Union 203

--We are also seeking students to compete for the Marshall, Mitchell and/or Rhodes scholarships in October 2014.  The campus deadline is April 4, 2014.  Please e-mail to to obtain the application.  Information sessions: 

  • Wednesday, March 5: 10:30 AM in Union Stateroom 1 or 3:30 PM in Union 202
  • Thursday, March 6: 11:00 AM or 4:00 PM in Union 204

--The campus deadline for the Fulbright U.S. Student Grantwill be September 19, 2014 Submit the national application to Jim Hohenbary by that date.  I will host several information sessions to help students plan for Fall 2014:

  • Wednesday, April 9: 10:30 AM or 3:30 PM in Student Union 204
  • Thursday, April 10: 11:00 AM or 4:00 PM in Student Union 203

Scholarships and Fellowships

Prestigious Scholarships
Architecture, Planning and Design
Arts & Sciences
Business Administration
Human Ecology
Veterinary Medicine
Technology & Aviation

Resources for Prospective Scholars

General Tips for Scholarship Seekers
Interviewing for Scholarships
Names You Should Know (Before You Interview)
Requesting Letters of Reference
Writing Scholarship Essays
Style Tips for Scholarship Essays
Higher Education in the United Kingdom