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Private Scholarship Applications

The scholarships listed here are from agencies outside KU who requested their scholarships be publicized to our students. These scholarships vary in their qualifications, requirements, and deadlines, so all students are encouraged to pursue the opportunities listed here.

If you do receive a scholarship from any outside agency, you should report these scholarships in Enroll & Pay at sa.ku.edu (Student Center > Accept/Decline Awards, Page 2) or notify FAS by email, mail, or fax. If you report by email , mail, or fax, please indicate the scholarship name, amount, and term (fall/spring/summer) as well as your first and last name initials (please do not include your full name for security reasons), KUID number, permanent address and phone number, and day and month of birth (please do not include year for security reasons).

Need Analysis

Many scholarship applications consider financial need as well as academic performance. This portion of the application, also known as a Need Analysis, must be completed and certified by Financial Aid and Scholarships (FAS). Please print, complete and submit the General Need Analysis Request Form along with information from the donor preferably 2 weeks prior to the scholarship application deadline. If you have questions about Need Analysis, please contact FAS.

Application Deadline Date

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January

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February

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March

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April

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May

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June

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July

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August

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September

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October

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November

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December

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Various

  • American Association of University Women
    Deadline: Various
    Amount: Undesignated
    Description: AAUW primarily provides fellowships and grants to doctoral candidates but other grants are available.
    How to Apply: www.aauw.org
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  • Army ROTC Scholarships
    Deadline: Various
    Amount: Tuition/Room/Board/Stipend
    Description: Applicants must be US Citizens age 17-27 with ACT scores of at least 19 or SAT scores of at least 920, with a 2.5 GPA, able to pass a physical aptitude test, pursuing an Army-approved major, who agree to take a commission as an officer in the Army, Reserves, or National Guard. Eligible to join the ROTC program with 2-4 years remaining for undergraduate or graduate degree completion. Must be a full-time student.
    How to Apply: Application at http://info.goarmy.com/rotc/4. For more information, call (785)864-1113, email goldbar@ku.edu or visit www.armyrotc.ku.edu.
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  • Environmental Institute for Golf
    Deadline: Various
    Amount: Various
    Description: A number of different scholarships for students pursuing careers in the golf course industry, future turfgrass researchers and educators, children and grandchildren of GCSAA members, and foreign students studying in the United States.
    How to Apply: www.gcsaa.org
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  • Greater Kansas City Community Foundation
    Deadline: Various
    Amount: Various
    Description: A large number of scholarships of all different types are offered by this foundation. See the website for more details.
    How to Apply: www.gkccf.org
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  • Hazing Awareness Fund
    Deadline: Various Every 6th of the month
    Amount: $500
    Description: Scholarship for books & supplies. All students enrolled in a college with a greek social setting who have a 2.0 or higher may enter.
    How to Apply: www.collegegreekbooks.com/cashaward.html
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  • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) Scholarships
    Deadline: Various
    Amount: Various
    Description: Multiple need-based scholarships, some open to all majors.
    How to Apply: https://scholarships.hacu.net
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  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund
    Deadline: Various
    Amount: Various
    Description: Scholarships for students of Hispanic heritage.
    How to Apply: www.hsf.net
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  • Leadership Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
    Deadline: Various
    Amount: $500
    Description: Eligibility will be determined by participation in campus or community activities in leadership roles. Students must demonstrate need by qualifying for financial aid. Students also need to be registered as a student with a disability in Disability Resources at KU.
    How to Apply: Send an email to Melissa Manning in the KU Disability Resource Office.
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  • National Scholars Honor Society
    Deadline: Various
    Amount: Various
    Description: Recipient must be a member of NSHS.
    How to Apply: www.CollegeHonors.org
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  • PEO Sisterhood
    Deadline: Various
    Amount: Various
    Description: Female student must be nominated from PEO Chapter.
    How to Apply: Send email to: kayhale@sunflower.com
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  • Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships
    Deadline: Various
    Amount: Various
    Description: Scholarships for Study Abroad.
    How to Apply: www.rotary.org
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  • Society of Exploration Geophysicists Scholarships
    Deadline: Various
    Amount: $500 to $14,000
    Description: A student must intend to pursue a college curriculum directed toward a career in applied geophysics or a closely related field, such as geosciences, physics, geology, or earth and environmental sciences.
    How to Apply: www.seg.org
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  • Truman Heartland Community Foundation Scholarships
    Deadline: Various
    Amount: Various
    Description: This foundation coordinates over 140 scholarship funds for students in the Kansas City area.
    How to Apply: www.thcf.org
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  • United Negro College Fund
    Deadline: Various
    Amount: Various
    Description: Scholarships and Grants administered by the UNCF.
    How to Apply: www.uncf.org
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  • US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce
    Deadline: Various
    Amount: Various
    Description: Variety of Scholarships for Asian American Students.
    How to Apply: www.uspaacc.com
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