Fort Hays State University
Office of Admissions
Picken Hall 211
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601
Phone: 785-628-5666
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Freshman Scholarships

Not only do we have the most affordable four-year tuition in the state, but we also offer a spectacular scholarship package for students entering as freshman.  Don't forget to get your scholarship application in soon to get your chance at over $3 million! 

Here is a quick glance of what you can qualify for at FHSU!  If you have questions feel free to give us a call at 800-628-3478 or you can get in touch with your friendly admissions counselor.


Scholarship Annual Award    Requirements Renewal Deadline
Presidential $2,000 Composite ACT of 30 or above N/A June 1
Miller Black & Gold Award    $1,200 Composite ACT of 28 or above Enrolled full time June 1
Hays City Silver Award $800 Composite ACT of 24 - 27 Enrolled full time June 1
Fort Hays Bronze Award $700 Composite ACT of 22 - 23 N/A June 1
Copper Award $500 Composite ACT of 21 N/A June 1
Academic Opportunity Award $500 - 900 Departmental scholarships N/A Nov 15
Departmental/Other Varies see online see online Nov 15
Athletic Scholarships Varies Coach's discretion Contact Athletics N/A


Below is a brief description regarding renewals, deadlines and requirements. 

Miller Black and Gold and Hays City Silver Award
• Renewable for three additional years if at least a 3.3 cumulative GPA is maintained each semester.  Scholarship programs subject to change annually.  Apply to all scholarships, except athletic scholarships.

Academic Opportunity Award
• These one-time, $500-$900 scholarships are tuition/residence hall reductions.
• Priority date is November 15 and final deadline is February 15.

Departmental/Other Scholarships
• Priority date is November 15 and final deadline is February 15.

Athletic Scholarships
• For athletic scholarships contact the coaches.

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