Grants, Scholarships and Loans

The following references and figures are accurate for traditional on-campus students. For information about financial aid for Sterling College Online students, please refer to the Sterling College Online Financial Aid Guide. Please contact the financial aid office with questions.

Grants - Free money awarded based on financial needs

Grants Yearly Award Amounts Application Process
Federal Pell Grant
 
Up to $5,920 Submit FAFSA
Federal Teach Grant
 
Up to $4,000 Submit FAFSA and complete Teach counseling and Agreement to Serve
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
 
Up to $1,750 Submit FAFSA
Kansas Comprehensive Grant $3,500 Sterling College Priority Deadline January 1st
Complete FAFSA by April 1st
 

 

Scholarships - Free money awarded based on cumulative GPA, composite ACT or SAT scores or participation in certain events

Institutional Scholarships Yearly Award Amounts Application Process

Academic Scholarships

$5,000 - $11,000 Automatically awarded

Activity Scholarships

Varies Contact coach or activity leader

Sterling College Legacy Award

$1,000

Automatically awarded to children and grandchildren of Sterling College alums. Other activity scholarships may be available in addition to Legacy Award.

Sibling Award

$10,000

Automatically awarded to a sibling of a current or former SC student. Other activity scholarships may be available in addition to Sibling Award.

Twin Award 50% of tuition for each student

Automatically awarded if each twin attends Sterling College. Twin Award also available to all multiple birth siblings provided at least two attend Sterling College. Other activity scholarships/awards may be available in addition to Twin Award.

 

State Scholarships    
Kansas State Scholarship $1,000 Complete FAFSA and State of Kansas Student Aid Application
 
Kansas Ethnic Minority
Scholarship

 
Varies Complete FAFSA and State of Kansas Student Aid Application
Kansas Military Service Scholarship
 
Varies Complete FAFSA and State of Kansas Student Aid Application
Kansas National Guard
Educational Assistance

 
Varies Complete FAFSA and State of Kansas Student Aid Application
Kansas Nursing Service Scholarship
 
Varies Complete FAFSA and State of Kansas Student Aid Application
Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship Varies Complete FAFSA and State of Kansas Student Aid Application
 

 

Loans - Borrowed money that is expected to be paid back with a low interest rate

Loans Yearly Award Amounts Application Process
Federal Student Loan
 
Varies Complete FAFSA
Federal Parent PLUS Loan
 
Varies Complete FAFSA and PLUS Loan Application
Alternative Loans Varies Call the Financial Aid office for more information

 

Additional Information/Resources

For more information about grants, scholarships or loans, please contact the financial aid office at 620-278-4407.