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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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  • Gates Millennium Scholars Program
    Deadline: 01/12 by 11:59 PM EST
    Amount: Undesignated
    Description: African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American or Hispanic American students who will be incoming freshmen with a 3.3 GPA.
    How to Apply: www.gmsp.org
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  • GE-Reagan Foundation Scholarship program
    Deadline: 03/18
    Amount: $10,000, renewable for 4
    Description: High school seniors with a 3.0 GPA, demonstrated financial need who are nominated by an eligible community leader. Must be a U.S. citizen.
    How to Apply: www.reaganfoundation.org
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  • Genevieve Edmee Lenz Guldner Fine Arts Scholarship
    Deadline: 03/15
    Amount: $1,875
    Description: Scholarships for undergraduates or graduate students pursuing fine arts degrees at the University of Kansas who have financial need. First priority is given to students who graduated from high school in Barton County, MO with second priority going to students who have graduated from high schoool in Southwest Missouri. Must be full-time and have a 3.0 GPA.
    How to Apply: Contact FAS
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  • George C. Marshall/Baruch Fellowship
    Deadline: 12/18
    Amount: $7,500
    Description: For doctoral or postdoctoral research in 20th century U. S. Military or diplomatic history and related fields.
    How to Apply: www.marshallfoundation.org
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  • Gilman International Scholarship Program (Fall study abroad)
    Deadline: 04/06
    Amount: Up to $5,000
    Description: Students participating in study abroad programs who are US citizens and Pell grant eligible.
    How to Apply: www.iie.org/gilman
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  • Gilman International Scholarship Program (Spring study abroad)
    Deadline: 10/06
    Amount: Up to $5,000
    Description: Students participating in study abroad programs who are US citizens and Pell grant eligible.
    How to Apply: www.iie.org/gilman
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  • Gilman International Scholarship Program (Summer study abroad)
    Deadline: 04/06
    Amount: $3,000 to $5,000
    Description: Students participating in study abroad programs who are US citizens and Pell grant eligible. Summer applicants must be majoring in a Science, Technology, Engineering or Math field.
    How to Apply: www.iie.org/gilman
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  • Glamour Top 10 College Women Competition
    Deadline: 12/01
    Amount: $5,000
    Description: Juniors with leadership experience, campus and community involvement, excellence in field of study, and unique, inspiring goals.
    How to Apply: www.glamour.com
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  • Go Overseas Scholarships
    Deadline: 01/15
    Amount: $1,000
    Description: Scholarships for students studying abroad.
    How to Apply: www.go-study-abroad.com
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  • Google Hispanic College Fund Scholarship Program
    Deadline: 02/16
    Amount: $10,000
    Description: Recipient must be of Hispanic background, a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident, have financial need, have a 3.5 or higher GPA, and be enrolled full time studying Computer Science or Computer Engineering.
    How to Apply: www.hispanicfund.org
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  • Government Finance Officers Association Daniel B. Goldberg Scholarship
    Deadline: 02/18
    Amount: $10,000
    Description: Graduate students enrolled in full-time master's study preparing for a career in state and local government finance.
    How to Apply: www.gfoa.org/services/scholarships.shtml
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  • Government Finance Officers Association Frank L. Greathouse Government Accounting Scholarship
    Deadline: 02/18
    Amount: $5,000
    Description: Undergraduate or graduate accounting students enrolled in full-time study preparing for a career in state and local government finance.
    How to Apply: www.gfoa.org/services/scholarships.shtml
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  • Government Finance Officers Association Minorities in Government Finance Scholarship
    Deadline: 02/18
    Amount: $5,000
    Description: Upperclass undergraduate or graduate student in public administration, accounting, finance, political science, economics or business administration. Must belong to a recognized minority group.
    How to Apply: www.gfoa.org/services/scholarships.shtml
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  • Greater Kansas City Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction
    Deadline: 03/31
    Amount: Undesignated
    Description: Full-time student majoring in construction-related field.
    How to Apply: www.kcnawic.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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  • Greater Kansas City Hispanic Scholarship Fund
    Deadline: 03/01
    Amount: Varies depending on student's
    Description: Permanent residents of the Greater Kansas City area who is or will be a full-time student. Applicants must be Hispanic.
    How to Apply: www.hispanicdevelopmentfund.org
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  • Greater Lee's Summit Health Care Foundation
    Deadline: 03/01
    Amount: $5,000
    Description: Current or former resident of Lee's Summit or graduate of area high school studying medicine, nursing, or pharmacy. Students must have completed at least one year of health-related study and received a 3.0 GPA.
    How to Apply: www.lshealthcare.org
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  • Gwendolyne Hawley Trust Scholarship Award Program
    Deadline: 04/01
    Amount: $500 to $1,800
    Description: Scholarship open to KS residents who are blind or visually impaired. Student must be taking 9 hours undergrad or 6 hours grad.
    How to Apply: Contact FAS
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