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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.

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  • Education Portal Graduate Scholarships
    Deadline: 04/01
    Amount: $500
    Description: US citizens or permanent residents pursuing graduate work in business, engineering, nursing, health administration, public administration and public policy. Financial need is not considered.
    How to Apply: http://education-portal.com
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  • Education Portal Undergraduate Scholarships
    Deadline: 04/01
    Amount: $500 to $1,000
    Description: Scholarships for US citizens or permanent residents who have completed 30 hours or more. Financial need is not considered. Scholarships available to students in Criminal Justice, Law Enforcement, Liberal Arts, General Studies, Humanities, Architecture, Architectural Engineering, Computer Science or Computer Engineering.
    How to Apply: http://education-portal.com
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  • Elderhostel K. Patricia Cross Doctoral Research Grant
    Deadline: 03/31
    Amount: $5,000
    Description: Student researching later-life learning in any of various disciplines, including but not limited to psychology, education, gerontology, cognitive studies, neuroscience, and social work.
    How to Apply: www.elderhostel.org/grants
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  • Elie Wiesel Prize In Ethics: Essay Contest
    Deadline: 01/08
    Amount: $5K, $2.5K, $1.5K & $500
    Description: Registered undergraduate full-time juniors or seniors at accredited four-year colleges or universities in the United States. An essay contest to analyze urgent ethical issues.
    How to Apply: www.eliewieselfoundation.org
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  • Elizabeth Miller Watkins Memorial Scholarship Fund
    Deadline: 02/20
    Amount: $1,100
    Description: Women students enrolled at the University of Kansas with a 3.0 or better GPA.
    How to Apply: www.gkccf.org
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  • Entitle Direct College Tips Scholarship
    Deadline: 12/07
    Amount: 35% off one semester's tuition
    Description: Submit your best tip, in 100 words or less, for navigating the college admissions process.
    How to Apply: www.entitledirect.com/collegetips
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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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  • Epsilon Sigma Alpha Foundation Scholarships
    Deadline: 02/01
    Amount: Undesignated
    Description: Over 150 scholarships all with different requirements. Visit the website and search by State to find out more.
    How to Apply: www.esaintl.com
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  • ESA Foundation Scholarships
    Deadline: 02/01
    Amount: $500 to $2,000
    Description: A variety of scholarships are offered by ESA for students going to school in Kansas. Please see the website for the list of KS scholarships and requirements for each.
    How to Apply: www.esaintl.com
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