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Kansas Comprehensive Grant

Description
The Kansas Comprehensive Grant is available to needy Kansas residents enrolled full-time at McPherson College and have applied by the state deadline of April 1. The Kansas Comprehensive grant does not need to be repaid.   Recipients in 2015-16 received $3,000 for the year.

Forms and Procedures to Apply
To apply for the Kansas Comprehensive Grant, students must:

  • Apply to and be accepted to McPherson College
  • Submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and receive a result known as the Expected Family Contribution (EFC).   The FAFSA is available at fafsa.ed.gov .   Students should make sure to include McPherson College’s FAFSA code 001933.

Eligibility Requirements
To be eligible for the Kansas Comprehensive Grant at McPherson College, students must:

  • Meet the general eligibility requirements as stated within the “Eligibility for Federal Student Financial Aid” section of the Consumer Information Page
  • Submit all forms for application by April 1st of each year
  • Be a Kansas resident
  • Be enrolled full time

Criteria for recipient selection

To be considered for the Kansas Comprehensive Grant, students must demonstrate financial need, and the EFC must be $10,000 or less.

Criteria for award amount
McPherson College awards $3,000 per year to eligible students until the state allocation has been satisfied.   Students with less need may receive a lower amount.   The maximum amount that may be awarded per year is $3,500.

Criteria for continued eligibility
To continue receiving Kansas Comprehensive grants, students must:

  • Meet the Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements as explained in the college catalog each semester
  • Submit a new FAFSA each year
  • Remain a Kansas resident

More Information
http://www.kansasregents.org/students/student_financial_aid/scholarships_and_grants