A new need-based grant program is providing eligible Kansas State University students with an award, covering in-state tuition remaining after other grants and scholarships are applied to a student’s account.

The Land Grant Promise, as its called is open to degree-seeking undergraduates enrolled full-time that have completed the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the priority date. Students must be declared Pell-eligible or show a household income of $60,000 or less, be enrolled in classes on the Manhattan campus or online and be a Kansas resident living in a qualifying Kansas county at the time of application for admission.

Students living in Riley, Pottawatomie, Clay and Geary counties are eligible. Other eligible counties include Dickinson, Marshall, Saline, Shawnee, Wabaunsee and Washington counties.