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Fort Hays State University
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Picken Hall 211
600 Park Street
Hays, KS 67601
Phone: 785-628-5666
Fax: 1-800-432-0248
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Freshman Scholarships

Fort Hays State University is excited to announce scholarship opportunities for the 2018-2019 academic year. The following scholarships are effective Fall 2018 for new on-campus freshman . All we need is your ACT/SAT scores and the scholarship is yours (in accordance with chart below). You may be eligible for other university and/or departmental scholarships too! Priority deadline to apply - November 15th, 2018. Final deadline - February 15, 2019.

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 Award of Distinction $3,500 29 ACT composite and above or 1350 SAT and above *see below June 1
University Scholar Award $2,000 26-28 ACT composite or 1240-1340 SAT *see below June 1
Hays City Scholar Award $1,500 23-25 ACT composite or 1130-1230 SAT *see below June 1
Traditions Scholar Award $1,000 21-22 ACT composite or 1060-1120 SAT *see below June 1
Academic Opportunity Award $500 - $900 Departmental scholarships N/A Feb 15
Departmental/Other Varies see online see online Feb 15
Athletic Scholarships Varies Coach's discretion Contact Athletics N/A


Note: SAT scores are a combination of the Math and Critical Reading scores only.

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

*Presidential Award of Distinction, University Scholar Award, Hays City Scholar Award, and Traditions Scholar Award
• Renewable for three additional years if enrolled full-time and at least a 3.3 cumulative FHSU GPA is maintained. Scholarship programs subject to change annually.

Academic Opportunity Award
• One year, $500-$900 scholarships used toward tuition/residence hall reductions.

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