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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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 email@example.com.
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.
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.
Students interested in athletic scholarships should contact the Athletics Director.
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.