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Kansas State ending merit-based Putnam scholarships


October 7, 2018

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State will stop offering the Putnam Scholarship to students.

The Putnam was a $9,000 per year scholarship, which a student could have for four years.

Pat Bosco, dean of student life, says the university is shifting its scholarships from totally merit-based to need plus merit-based. He says the change is meant to reallocate money to a broader group of students.

Bosco said 301 students receive the Putnam Scholarship, worth more than $2.7 million. Students who currently receive the scholarship will continue to receive it.

The Manhattan Mercury reports the univer...

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