May 12, 2021

College Scholarship

  • Pittsburgh State University
  • 1701 S Broadway St, Pittsburg, KS 66762, USA
Scholarship Scholarship

Job / Advertisement Description

Gorilla International Scholarship

Award: Up to $6,000 per year (renewable)

Scholarship will be applied in the form of a tuition waiver for up to four years of full time enrollment for undergraduate students and for up to two years of full time enrollment for graduate students. Scholarships are available for new international students (freshman, transfer and graduate) applying to PSU for the first time. 

International Admission Scholarships

General University Scholarships

All admitted PSU students are eligible to be considered for General University Scholarships by completing the PSU online Scholarship Application. Criteria employed by the scholar­ship committee in making these awards may include: past academic performance, leadership, character, and financial need. Some awards are based entirely on merit. The deadline is February 1st of each year.

For additional information and a list of 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. A separate application may be required. 

View all departmental scholarships

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.


Legacy Scholarship Program (Alumni)

Award: 150% of In-State Tuition (automatic)

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.

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.

International Student Ambassador Referral Scholarship

Award: $500 (renewable)

Current PSU international students who are interested in becoming an International Student Ambassador and joining the student referral program, come to the International Programs and Services Office, 118 Whitesitt Hall, for the referral form or email

P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship

Award: Up to $12,500

The P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship Fund is a program which provides scholarships for selected women from other countries for graduate study in the United States.

The scholarship is based upon demonstrated need; however, the award is not intended to cover all academic or personal expenses. The maximum amount awarded to a student is $12,500. Lesser amounts may be awarded according to individual needs.

The Eligibility Period runs from September 15-December 15 every year. Applications for students already enrolled in school are due March 1. Those not yet enrolled are due April 1.

Scholarship Application

Music Scholarships

Qualified students may audition for scholarships on all wind, brass, percussion, woodwind, string and keyboard instruments, and voice. Appli­cants for music scholarships should contact the chair­person of the Depart­ment of Music.

Band Stipends: Members of the "Pride of the Plains" Marching Band and Basketball Pep Bands receive Band Stipend Awards for their participation. Those interested should contact the director of the Pride of the Plains Marching Band

Athletic Scholarships

Students interested in athletic scholarships should contact the Athletics Director.

On-Campus Employment

International Students are permitted to work part-time (up to 20 hours per week) on-campus only. On-campus jobs are competitive and are not guaranteed. On-campus job opportunities are posted on Gorillas4Hire. For more information, visit the Career Services Office