Private Scholarships Submission

Private and State Scholarships

State of Kansas Scholarships:

Kansas Distinguished Scholarship
Deadline: No specific date must submit each semester
Award: Total cost of tuition and fees
Description:

This program is designed to assist Kansas resident grad student who have been designated as a Brasenose, Chevening, Fulbright, Madison, Marshall, Mellon, Rhodes or Truman Scholar to obtain funding for tuition and fees to further their graduate studies at a Kansas Public University..

Application instructions:

Students who meet the criteria as a Kansas Distinguished Scholar must submit a letter to KBOR regarding their educational intent along with documentation of their scholar status and a copy of their billing statement. Information should be mailed to Kansas Board of Regents, 1000 SW Jackson Street, Suite 520, Topeka, KS 66612-1368

Kansas Ethnic Minority Scholarship
Deadline: May 1st
Award: $1,850 annually
Description:

This program is designed to assist financially needy, academically competitive students who are identified as members of any of the following ethnic/racial groups: African American, American Indian, or Alaskan Native, Asian or Pacific Islander, or Hispanic.

Application instructions:

Students who meet the criteria as an Ethnic Minority can apply online with the Kansas Board of Regents at sfa.kansasregents.org by May 1st. Paper applications are also available at the KU Visitor Center service desk.

Kansas State Scholarship
Deadline: July 1
Award: $1,000 annually
Description:

This program is designed to assist financially needy students in the top 20-40% of Kansas high school graduates who are designated as a State Scholar during their Senior year in high school.

Application instructions:

State of Kansas Student Aid Application can be completed and submitted either online at sfa.kansasregents.org or by submitting a paper application available at the KU Visitor Center service desk.

  • Applicants must submit an official copy of all academic transcripts, and at least one letter of recommendation; academic, or employment-related.
Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship
Deadline: May 1st
Award: Varies
Description:

Knowing that there is an increased need to employ qualified teachers in hard-to-fill disciplines and underserved geographic areas of the state, this program was enacted to increase the number of licensed and fully endorsed teachers in the state of Kansas. This service obligation scholarship program provides financial assistance to both students pursuing bachelor's degree programs and currently licensed teachers pursuing endorsement in hard-to-fill disciplines or master's degrees in hard-to-fill disciplines or either group planning to teach (K-12) in an underserved geographic area in Kansas.

Application instructions:

State of Kansas Student Aid Application completed and submitted online at sfa.kansasregents.org (paper application available at the Service Desk in the KU Visitor Center) along with an official copy of all academic transcripts, at least one letter of recommendation either academic, or employment-related. Current teachers must submit a copy of teaching certificate or license. (Priority deadline May 1).

Kansas Military Service Scholarship
Deadline: May 1st
Award: Varies
Description:

This scholarship will be available to students who meet specified criteria and who served in Iraq and Afghanistan and have need.

Application instructions:

Student who meet the scholarship criteria can apply online with the Kansas Board of Regents sfa.kansasregents.org by May 1st. Paper applications can also be submitted and are available at the KU Visitor Center service desk.

Kansas Army National Guard Army Reserve Officer's Training Corps(ROTC) Scholarship Program
Deadline: May 1st
Award: Total cost of tuition and fees
Description:

The purpose of this program is to assist highly qualified individuals who are motivated to achieve a college degree and acquire a Reserve officer commission in the Kansas Army National Guard.

Application instructions:

Student who meet the scholarship criteria can apply online with the Kansas Board of Regents at sfa.kansasregents.org by May 1st. Paper applications can also be submitted and are available at the KU Visitor Center service desk.


Pepsi Scholarship:

Pepsi Scholarship
Deadline: June 1 Priority Date
Award: $500 to $1,000
Description:

This scholarship is for incoming freshmen, transfers, or current students pursuing their first undergraduate degree who are the children (or step-children claimed as dependents) of benefits-eligible KU faculty or staff members (KU affiliates included).

Freshmen students are eligible for $1,000.

Transfer students and current students scholarship eligibility varies based on GPA:

  • 2.5-2.99: $500
  • 3.0-3.49: $750
  • 3.49+: $1,000
Application instructions:

Pepsi Scholarship Application


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