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Institute of Personal Financial Planning

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. owns the marks CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™, and CFP (with flame logo)®, which it awards to individuals who successfully complete initial and ongoing certification requirements. Kansas State University does not certify individuals to use the CFP®, CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ and CFP (with flame logo)® certification marks. CFP® Certification is granted only by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards Inc. to those persons who, in addition to completing an educational requirement such as this CFP Board-Registered Program, have met its ethics, experience and examination requirements.

Institute of Personal Financial Planning

Undergraduate Program
Ann Coulson, Ph.D., CFP®
Assistant Professor
Family Studies and Human Services
Personal Financial Planning
Kansas State University
314 Justin Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506-1403

785-532-5505 fax

Financial Support

The unit competitively awards scholarships for high achieving students thanks to our generous donors. We currently have a scholarship fund through the following donors:

Powercat Financial CounselingStudents can also receive scholarships from the College of Human Ecology and/or the university. There is one application form for the university, college, and department scholarships.

The Nationally Competitive Scholarship Office for Kansas State University also has scholarships that may be of interest to students.

The Office of International Programs has a list of scholarships for those interested in studying abroad.

The College of Human Ecology has a limited number of workships (work for pay) available for students. Apply at the Dean's office front desk.

For information on other financial assistance options (loans, work study etc.) please contact the Office of Student Financial Assistance.