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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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  • Families of Freedom
    Deadline: 05/15
    Amount: Undesignated
    Description: Children and/or spouses of those killed or permanently disabled as a result of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
    How to Apply: www.familiesoffreedom.com
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  • Fine Art Finals Midwest Regional Scholarship
    Deadline: 11/19
    Amount: $50 to $1,200
    Description: All Associate, Bachelor, and Masters Degree candidates with an interest in the visual arts, currently enrolled at a Midwest Regional public or private college or university.
    How to Apply: www.fineartfinals.com
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  • Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowship
    Deadline: 11/14 11/14 for predoctoral, 11/28 for postdoctoral
    Amount: Various
    Description: Predoctoral, dissertation, and postdoctoral students planning a career in teaching and research at the college or university level.
    How to Apply: http://national-academies.org/fellowships
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  • Foreclosure.com Scholarship Essay Contest
    Deadline: 12/01
    Amount: $1,000 to $5,000
    Description: Submit an essay on the following: You've acquired $150,000 in cash to be used specifically for a distressed real estate purchase. Outline a detailed strategy that ensures the maximum return on investment, whether it's in terms of financial profit or personal satisfaction ... or both.
    How to Apply: www.foreclosure.com
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  • Foundation for Enhancing Communities Scholarships
    Deadline: 04/01
    Amount: Undesignated
    Description: This Foundation in central Pennsylvania offers a number of scholarship opportunities for students in a variety of academic disciplines.
    How to Apply: www.tfec.org
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  • Foundation of the National Student Nurses' Association
    Deadline: 01/15
    Amount: $1,000 to $5,000
    Description: Scholarships for nursing or pre-nursing students who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents and can demonstrate financial need.
    How to Apply: www.nsna.org
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  • Frontier Farm Credit
    Deadline: 03/31
    Amount: $1,000
    Description: For students from Chanute, Emporia, Eureka, Hiawatha, Lawrence, Manhattan, Marysville, and Ottawa.
    How to Apply: www.frontierfarmcredit.com
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  • Fund for Theological Education - Undergraduate Fellows Program
    Deadline: 02/01 for nominations, 03/15 for applications
    Amount: up to $2,000
    Description: Junior or Senior under age 30 with an interest in exploring ordained ministry as a life's work.
    How to Apply: www.thefund.org/programs
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